aqua kyoto

(547 Reviews)
30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB
A la carte menu

Top offer

Star Deal - 3 courses & a cocktail £30 per person

Available lunch Mon-Fri & dinner Mon-Sat (Fri & Sat 17:30-19:00 only) until 21 August 2019, subject to availability. Please note, bookings can be made up to 61 days in advance. Dishes from a set menu & subject to change. Includes VAT, excludes service.


Main course: £22
Food spend: £58

Opening hours

Monday to Wednesday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 22:30
Thursday & Friday: 12:00 - 14:30 & 17:30 - 23:00
Saturday: 12:00 - 15:30 & 17:30 - 23:00
Sunday: 12:00 - 18:15.

Restaurant description

Set in the landmark former Dickins & Jones building, aqua kyoto offers sublime Japanese cuisine. As well as offering breathtaking views over London from the expansive terrace, rooftop bar, a lowered kitchen indoors gives guests a view of the expert sushi chefs.

Crafted with absolute precision and sumptuously fresh ingredients, the aqua kyoto menu offers innovative flavour combinations bursting with colour and freshness. Contemporary creations at aqua kyoto restaurant include tempura prawn roll topped with grilled eel, or soft-shell crab with avocado. Served sizzling from the charcoal grill, guests can enjoy tender meat cuts of slow-cooked pork belly with red miso and crackling, or chicken thighs with teriyaki.

For Japanese-style indulgence, aqua kyoto in London offers classic European desserts with a twist. Try a smooth sake prune crème brulee, or white sesame parfait with poached cherries, as well as cleansing Japanese teas and native wines. The restaurant is renowned for their infinity brunch as well. The dress code is smart casual.

Blending traditional oriental features and ultra-slick design, aqua kyoto near Oxford Circus sits just 2 minutes' walk from Oxford Circus Tube Station. Entrance is at 30 Argyll Street.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for aqua kyoto
(based on 547 reviews)

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  • afternoon tea (5)
  • al fresco (41)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (117)
  • child friendly (9)
  • dinner (371)
  • entertainment (74)
  • large parties (98)
  • lunch (149)
  • luxury (167)
  • private dining (82)
  • romantic (201)
  • trendy (274)
  • value (57)
  • views (159)
  • By Janja J from Varaždin
    6 July 2019

    Delicious food, top notch service. Loved the decor and the ambiance. Every detail is very well thought through.

  • By Vivi W from London
    5 July 2019

    Great food and attentive staff. Very nice roof terrace.

  • By Daniel L from London
    11 June 2019

    Amasing!! Will return soon !

  • By Claire G from London
    8 June 2019

    We had dinner before theatre, from their set menu. Lovely food which was greatly enjoyed. Helpful service. The meal included a cocktail but the one offered was not to our taste. Drinks were very expensive. The predominant crowd seemed to be young and probably pre-clubbing. The place was busy even early evening. And loud talking from the balcony bar and very loud modern music destroyed any atmosphere. However, no doubt we were in a minority thinking this!

  • By Sarah T from London
    8 June 2019

    The food was amazing, well presented. Bottomless brunch had a great choice of cocktails & cava. I had a favourite bottomless brunch in Canary Wharf until I visited Aqua Kyoto! Staff were all lovely & very attentive.

  • By Janet B from London
    6 June 2019

    Dined with a friend at lunch. Had the set menu. Excellent food and excellent value. It is a large restaurant but it had enough people dining to not feel cavernous.

  • By Mat J from London
    1 June 2019

    Overly setting, food was to die for however service wasn’t. Quite pretentious, no communication and worth remembering that the customer is always right...

  • By Samantha L from Billericay
    30 May 2019

    The food was lovely and the staff very attentive. The set menu was good value but the additional drinks including £9 for two bottles of water was rather over the top. Also the seating position was not good as we were sat near to where there was a constant stream of traffic to and from the bar area which was not good. Overall I’d recommend but check the price of everything and ask to be sat towards the back near the wall.

  • By James J from London
    24 May 2019

    First time, service, ambience and food was soo on - highly recommend ??????

  • By Ron K from London
    4 May 2019

    Good value. “Selection” of cocktails in offer was not true as there was only one cocktail type given. Service was good but could be slightly better by being less intrusive.

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Available offers

  • Star Deal - 3 courses & a cocktail £30 per person

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