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Aqua Bristol Welshback is one of Bristol’s original and finest waterside dining destinations. The restaurant offers delicious al fresco dining, Italian cuisine, cocktails and more.

With its convenient city-centre location overlooking the water, it is the perfect venue for all occasions. The light and stylish restaurant and bar opens onto the riverside terrace where you can enjoy heated alfresco dining until late into the evening during the summer months.

Aqua Restaurant & Bar Menus

Opening Hours:

  • Sunday to Thursday - 9am to 10pm
  • Friday to Saturday - 9am to 10.30pm
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Special Events:


Aqua is the perfect venue for special occasions. It is equipped to cater for parties of mixed sizes and offers exclusive use for weddings and large events.


Cookbook: Aqua the Kitchen by Emelia J. Schiavetta


A collection of recipes from the kitchen of the Aqua restaurants.  Emelia’s passion for food began in early childhood; her enthusiasm encouraged by an already culinary-adept family. Her abilities and knowledge were further honed in some of London’s most prestigious hotels and restaurant kitchens.


Today, alongside her husband Richard, Emelia is involved in the development of the ever-expanding Aqua restaurant group. Emelia takes you on what has been a sixteen-year journey through one of the West Country’s most popular and revered restaurant kitchens. Disclosing the recipes, techniques and skills acquired along the way.


Her informed, relaxed, yet concise approach enables you to achieve professional results, effortlessly.


The book is available to buy at any of the Aqua restaurants.


To make a telephone reservation, or for any further information, please call Aqua on 0117 915 6060.

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W: aqua-restaurant.com/

T: 01179 156 060

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