aqua kyoto

(575 Reviews)
30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB
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Top offer

Star Deal - 4 courses & a cocktail £29 per person

Subject to availability as displayed in the booking interface. Available from Monday to Saturday 5:30pm - 7pm and Monday to Friday from 12pm until 1pm. 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, the dining room features sleek lines and a glamorous sushi bar from founder David Yeo and award-winning designer Robert Angell.

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 575 reviews)

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Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (6)
  • al fresco (44)
  • breakfast (3)
  • business (124)
  • child friendly (9)
  • dinner (390)
  • entertainment (76)
  • large parties (103)
  • lunch (157)
  • luxury (177)
  • private dining (89)
  • romantic (210)
  • trendy (286)
  • value (61)
  • views (168)
  • By Michelle R from London
    15 January 2020

    Had never been before but will certainly be returning. The food was second to none and the service very personable and friendly. Thank you. Look forward to seeing you soon.

  • By Lorraine M from London
    30 December 2019

    A lovely experience.

  • By Kamla T from Cambridge
    30 December 2019

    Everything was just fantastic. Loved the decor. Service was wonderful. Food fantastic

  • By Louise P from London
    30 December 2019

    Excellent value for money. Lovely food and good service. All in all, a very pleasant evening.

  • By Steve N from London
    28 December 2019

    The food and service were excellent. I would recommend this restaurant without doubt.

  • By Hassan C from London
    27 December 2019

    There could have been more portion sizes on the prawn tempura or else it does not feel like it’s worth the money, however it tastes amazing the beef was beautiful but a bit chewy it should be more tender for an even better eating experience however the flavours were 10/10

  • By Harpreet B from Iver
    23 December 2019

    Fabulous service and amazing food. Loved every course.

  • By Sharon F from Bury St. Edmunds
    10 December 2019

    The Aqua Kyoto exudes a Japanese welcome and attention to detail. The wait staff was friendly and very helpful without being overbearing. The food was exceptional! First of all, each dish was presented beautifully and make you anxious to taste it. The scallop maki with a small piece of prawn tempura and roe on top was an explosion of "yumminess" in your mouth. We each had miso soup, shared the maki, and had prawn tempura each with an order of mixed vegetable tempura and rice to share. It was too much food, but it was so delicious that we finished everything! It's a little expensive, but not for the quality and presentation of the food and the service.

  • By Joanne S from London
    4 December 2019

    Outstanding sushi and great service at Aqua Kyoto. Bit quiet on a weekday lunchtime and not cheap but we enjoyed it.

  • By Peter J from London
    2 October 2019

    Surprisingly not busy but very good service and excellent food choices from the set menu.

Restaurant Location Map
aqua kyoto
30 Argyll Street, London, W1F 7EB

Available offers

  • Star Deal - 4 courses & a cocktail £29 per person
  • Miso soup, maki & main £19.50
  • Free flowing brunch, 3 courses £35, with free flowing cocktails & bubbles £25, or with free flowing Veuve Clicquot & cocktails £45
  • Valentine's Day Menu £78 per person

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