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aqua nueva

30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB +44 2081281407

((((* Spanish
Main course: £22
Food spend: £55
Opening hours
Monday to Wednesday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 22:30
Thursday to Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 18:00 - 23:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 23:30.

The short beef was exceptional!

Ingrid Guerrero 08 April 2017
from London

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Boasting one of London’s most exclusive settings and a rooftop bar, contemporary Spanish restaurant aqua nueva sits on top of the former Dickins & Jones department store. The Robert Angell-designed interior mirrors Spanish culture, with ornate black and white mosaic floors running throughout, and a glimmering copper-coloured vaulted ceiling giving a nod to the famous sherry casks of Jerez.

aqua nueva in London sits right in the hub of Oxford Circus. Its rooftop terrace offers breathtaking views across the city skyline, and is the perfect setting for one of the colourful cocktails prepared by the mixologists. The ‘Inspired by Spain’ cocktail menu complements the food menu, alongside a range of aqua classics.

Spanish recipes and tapas classics are given innovative tweaks at aqua nueva near Oxford Circus. Head Chef Yahir Gonzalez presents a menu of small plates inspired by the culinary heritage and innovation on Spain, offering a flexible, seasonal dining experience. Guests can also enjoy a moreish range of bar snacks all day.

Ultra glamorous yet retaining an intimate ambience, aqua nueva restaurant sits opposite the London Palladium, and is just moments from Oxford Circus Tube Station.

aqua nueva

30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB

Contact +44 2074780540
Reservations +44 2081281407

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Customer reviews for aqua nueva

3.9 ((((* (based on 93 reviews)
79% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (58)
  • trendy (46)
  • views (31)
  • lunch (27)
  • romantic (26)
  • luxury (24)
  • private dining (20)
  • large parties (19)
  • business (17)
  • entertainment (9)
  • al fresco (8)
  • value (6)
  • afternoon tea (3)
  • child friendly (2)
  • ((((* 22 April 2017 by Kathy Dite from London

    Went with friends for the lunch deal. Very interesting decor, wonderful service and interesting food. Only improvement would be having a few vegetables on the main meal plate. Oh yes, the cocktail was delicious too.

  • ((*** 10 April 2017 by Anna Kaznowska from London

    Style over substance. Food was terrible, and clearly made with no love. The service was variable, the staff were friendly but it was busy and we had to wait a lot and ask twice for several things. You can't deny the stylish ambiance/aesthetic of your surroundings. However it was very difficult to part with £180 in total when the food is arguably better at McDonalds.

  • ((*** 10 April 2017 by Leanne Simpson from London

    Very disappointed with the food. We booked the 3 course deal. Portion sizes are ridiculously small. I understand this is a tapas restaurant but I didn't expect to get tapas size portions for both my starter and main.

  • (((** 10 April 2017 by Jaishvini from Hounslow

    Food was quite bland. Didn't taste Spanish at all. Even though I made a special request that it was a birthday celebration on the booking. No effort was made not even noticed!

  • ((((* 8 April 2017 by Ingrid Guerrero from London

    The short beef was exceptional!

  • ((((( 5 April 2017 by Neil Mcferran from London

    Very pleasant. Food excellent and the server was extremely attentive, helpful in her recommendations.

  • ((((* 4 April 2017 by Nilay Kimelman from London

    French & Italian food mostly. Favourites in London: Sketch, Chiltern Fire House, Le Relais de Venise L’Entrecôte, Social Wine & Tapas, 28-50

  • ((((* 1 April 2017 by KS from London

    We were first of all given the wrong menu but once we got the correct one, it was plain sailing. The staff were very attentive and really really lovely and helpful. Nothing was too much bother and they were very cheerful. First class service. Its a very large venue and lighting is a bit dark in places, music is upbeat and modern the only trouble is that the bar turns into a bit of a meat market later in the evening, so we were glad to leave before it really got going. The restaurant area is great though so you can keep away from that when eating.

  • ((((( 22 March 2017 by Sandrine Gobert from London

    A great experience. Very inventive and tasty dishes, served in a very atmospheric restaurant. Highly superior to typical Spanish restaurants in London, serving exciting and contemporary tapas style food. Not cheap but great value we thought

  • ((*** 20 March 2017 by Sharon Kasbia from London

    Lovely looking restaurant- however service really lets it down. Not enough staff maybe? Slowest service I have experienced in sometime.

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