Aqua

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$50 and over
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Japanese
The beauty of Hong Kong’s skyline is simply indisputable. Perched on the top floor of One Peking, this Penthouse restaurant allows diners indulge in the harbour view galore through its iconic floor-to-ceiling windows. At Aqua, diners can enjoy unconventional Italian and Japanese flair from its two innovative menus, Aqua Roma and Aqua Tokyo Dress Code: Smart casual attire would be much appreciated and admired
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88% of people would recommend it to a friend
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J
Miami
38 reviews
Dined 2 days ago
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 4

Vue exceptionnelle endroit calme et sympathique nourriture bien présentée service ok mais pousse un peu pour la boisson. 8/10 pour l ensemble de la prestation

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MJ
Hong Kong
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

Aqua is the coolest restaurant in Hong Kong.
No matter how many times I try a new place, this one place always gets the first price.
The food, the staff and the no replazable view on the 30th floor of the UBS building. I mean, how does it get better? I guess needless to say that is totally recommended you go figure.

CS
Hong Kong
2 reviews
Dined 4 days ago
Overall 5food 5service 4ambience 4

I went to Aqua for drinks and dinner on a first date with the one who is now my girlfriend.
I think she said yes because of Aqua.
She absolutely loved being there and everything about the experience, the food the view and the fabulous after drinks we had in Aqua Spirit.
Those guys got it right! Go there ASAP!

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined 6 days ago
Overall 4food 3service 5ambience 5

Food was just okay, view is fantastic and service as excellent

MU
1 review
Dined on October 14, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 4ambience 5

I can strongly recommend the Aqua restaurant as one of the top spots. The only critic I have to make is that they are not able to serve a red wine at the right temperature. We had to cool it down. Which is insane for such a high class restaurant.

LA
1 review
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 4food 3service 2ambience 4

Stunning view and nice atmosphere, friendly staff but a bit slow to respond, needEd to ask twice or more.

Brunch was nice, reasonable price, many food options.

CG
London
2 reviews
Dined on October 13, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

As always Aqua didn't let us down. We have eaten their over 20 times and its spot on every time. 10 out of 10, again!

MB
Hong Kong
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

I totally enjoyed the experience at this place.
If you are looking for a complete experience, this place has it all, it's the view, the food and the service, they've got it all correct.
Planning to comeback some time soon.

AM
Hong Kong
3 reviews
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 4

Aqua is a great option for celebrations because their great view it's like no other.
I had some Japanese rolls and some wagyu beef and enjoyed some wine from their great collection.
It wasn't disappointing. The food was better than I expected and their staff were so friendly and efficient.
I would totally recommend this place. It's all I've been looking for, their sommelier is well trained recommended some of the best wine.

Aqua
Responded on October 13, 2019

Thank you AlanaM, Kind regards, Nicole

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JL
Hong Kong
1 review
Dined on October 12, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Aqua is no doubt the best place in town, delicious food amazing view like no other definitely.
If you are visiting Hong Kong this place is a must, nothing compares to this.
I was fortunate to find a table here and dine in company, I wasn't disappointed.
The people who pictured this location to make it a Restaurant knew exactly what they were doing. No failure!

Aqua
Responded on October 13, 2019

Thank you JohnnyL, Kind regards, Nicole

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OT
Los Angeles
3 reviews
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

I reserved a window table a week in advanced for my wife’s birthday and last night In Hong Kong. The hostess told me the seats weren’t guaranteed upon arrival and there was a 900hkd minimum as if I wasn’t there to spend the money. I was already aware of all of this when I reserved the seats and spent 4000hkd without the window seats to see the light show. That was very disappointing. Other than that.. the food was excellent. Just don’t trust you’ll get the seating you want for your special occasion even if booked in advanced,

OT
Hong Kong
1 review
Dined on October 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Had a great time in aqua will be back again thank you for your hospitality:).

Aqua
Responded on October 13, 2019

Thank you! Kind regards, Nicole

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OT
1 review
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Me and my husband choose to have our date night here for the first time and it turns out to be amazing!

Great service, good food and drinks with an amazing view!

We will surely come back again very soon.

Aqua
Responded on October 13, 2019

Thank you! We look forward to welcoming you back on the next visit! Kind regards, Nicole

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OT
Hong Kong
16 reviews
Dined on October 10, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Top notch!!! Truly to have pizza for one course and sushi for the next followed up steak on a fire at your table. Polite staff that really made the evening, thank you everyone

DH
1 review
Dined on October 8, 2019
Overall 2food 4service 1ambience 4

Will keep this one short. As a repeat visitor to Aqua, I was quite frankly, sadly disappointed with the level of service on this most recent occasion which was actually a first date. Whilst the food was up to the usual high standards I have come to expect, the fact that the service was woeful (could not spot any waiters on any occasion we needed one) culminating in my need to have to ask the hostess at the front desk whether they actually wanted my money / could I have the bill / did any waiters actually work there ?!....I won't be back, nor will I sully my reputation by recommending it to anyone I know. I've actually heard this place is shutting up shop. Not soon enough. May as well - it was pretty empty and a window table was easy to get. 1 star is generous. H

SH
1 review
Dined on October 6, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 4

We really enjoyed the dinner, with my husband and mother-in-law. As it was her birthday and the first visit to Asia, I was kind of slightly disappointed that the restaurant didn't mark this in any way (although mentioned in the reservation). Otherwise, it was really nice!

RW
1 review
Dined on September 29, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 4ambience 4

For the view and atmosphere, but the food was not anything special and it was expensive

AS
1 review
Dined on September 14, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Another great branch at Aqua! Food was delicious, the staff was friendly and professional. Love this place!

OT
Hong Kong
1 review
Dined on September 7, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

X Anniversary

JS
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 1food 1service 2ambience 5

I been here before, it was awesome. Now it is not as good. Maybe something changed during the protesting for volume of customers. The food was not as good, and the resturant was empty on Saturday night. Just not as good as before.

OT
Hong Kong
17 reviews
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Very much enjoyed, wonderful tasting menu that really did outdo itself on creativity and value for money

JK
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 3food 4service 3ambience 4

The food and ambience of Aqua were great as we were seated by the windows with the view of the harbour. The service staff were very friendly but on multiple occasions, we had to ask a few times for our drinks before it finally came (and we were seated by the bar...!) Three different staff came to our table to ask what water we would prefer and after the third time, we finally got our tap water served. The same goes for our drinks during the meal. Cocktails were way too small in size so we ended up having to order again and again and our first 'shot' of sake was served with room temperature so we asked for a bottle with ice eventually. Everything was great apart from the drinks.

SS
1 review
Dined on August 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Took my mum for a birthday brunch and can not recommend Aqua enough. The food was lovely, the drinks kept coming and the service fantastic. We had a great time and would happily go back again!

DM
1 review
Dined on August 30, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Location and food were fantastic. Maybe latin american music was a bit too loud...

C
New York Area
134 reviews
Dined on August 23, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 3ambience 5

The view is stunning and the food very good. Some of the waitstaff in the lounge and restaurant need more training though. For the very high prices, the service needs to be stepped up to a better level.

AS
2 reviews
Dined on August 21, 2019
Overall 4food 5service 5ambience 5

Perfect food and service, very friendly staff and outstanding view, seats are comfortable.

OT
Hong Kong
2 reviews
Dined on August 20, 2019
Overall 4food 4service 5ambience 4

It was such an unforgettable dining experience ♥️ Amazing sea view with delicate meal,great for taking photos

OT
New York Area
1 review
Dined on August 19, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Best view to see the Light Show and have a delicious dinner👍🏻

EW
1 review
Dined on August 16, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 4ambience 5

Great dinner experience / a bit loud for the music.

MS
1 review
Dined on August 11, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Great food, fantastic service, wonderful view. Only thing was music a little bit to loud (lounge music which probably would be better in a bar). Prices a little on the high side for the food and definitely overpriced for anything you drink. If they ask if you want some edamame while you're waiting it is not a nice offer it is ---sales (78 HKD), 6 oysters (788 HKD), Water (85 HKD) Sushi plate (888 HKD) Champagne on glass (298/338 HKD), Cheese 2 different (188 HKD) Dessert Platter (388 HKD and 2 glasses 20 year old Port (516 HKD) Total bill 4078 HKD for 2 pax, not eating too much and no wine drinking.

ML
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 3food 3service 3ambience 5

1. A male waiter clean up the desk but our main courses haven’t come yet and hurry us to make order of desert.
2. The beef quality is not good but the taste is excellent.

OT
1 review
Dined on August 9, 2019
Overall 2food 3service 3ambience 3

I sent a window table request but they said I didn't confirm the table. but I thought the app confirmed the table. Anyways...
And the place is very noisy as expected.

OT
Hong Kong
1 review
Dined on August 4, 2019
Overall 3food 2service 3ambience 4

Environment was nice but the food was just ok, would expect better quality japanese food.

SM
2 reviews
Dined on August 3, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 3ambience 5

Aqua does not disappoint with its food and ambiance. Really enjoyed my fourth brunch experience and will absolutely come back. New menu is a great balance of Italian and Japanese, loved fresh burrata and quality ingredients throughout. Service was not at par with usual though. We had to ask for every drink twice as waiters would nod acknowledging and then it would take ages for that drink to appear making us think they forgot. Also felt like a lot more staff than before on the floor, so the reduced efficiency was puzzling.

J
1 review
Dined on July 31, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Went there on a Wednesday night by myself and the restaurant didn’t dissapoint. I was welcomed warmly and seated on one of the window tables . The staffs were really attentive .The the food and the vibe of the place was amazing .Will be back again with my family!

GS
1 review
Dined on July 29, 2019
Overall 5food 4service 5ambience 5

Was girlfriend's birthday,never have been to HK before. Was a very special treat. HK itself the star. Thankyou.

AW
Hong Kong
2 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

It's been months ago to Aqua.
Menu changed a lot, and the wine list got more interesting wine on the list.
I was surprised by the service, they still remember my preference of food and drinks.
Once I sat down the water is already served according to my preference, then my server start to explain hows the new menu works and recommend few of the new item to me. She was more professional then my last visit.
The new tasting menu is very interesting experience and the wine paring is perfect.

Overall, this restaurant have never fell me once.

OT
Hong Kong
1 review
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Been to aqua last night and just the our previous visit, we were very impressed. My wife loved the decor and I became fan of their service style. Very attentive and considerate. After dinner we popped up at the bar for some pictures but the staff offered us with a table which was very sweet . My wife was very impressed with the service and overall ambience and seeing her happy makes me happy so aqua ... Thank you once again ♥️

OT
Hong Kong
17 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Always a favourite when in Hong King. Big shout out the The always lovely, helpful staff - well done!

C
Hong Kong
6 reviews
Dined on July 28, 2019
Overall 5food 5service 5ambience 5

Never disappointing!! Always actually improving and offering new food options along with always better recognition and preferences tracking system!
I don’t even need a wine list anymore! They had my usual Gavi di Gavi ready at the table and my oysters arrived even before I opened the menu!!!

You guys keep on wowing me every time!!
See you very soon!

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