Monday - Thursday 8:30am to 10pm
Friday 8:30 am to 10.30pm
Saturday 8:30am to 10.30pm
Sunday 8:30am to 10pm
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About Aqua Milton Keynes
Aqua has open kitchens in all of its restaurants to create that sense of theatre. All of our food is fresh and freshly prepared to create those wonderful Italian flavours day-in day-out. We like to use the best of produce so that our guests can experience the best of creations. We source all of our cured meats and Italian produce from Italy and use our local suppliers for all of our butchery, fish and veg requirements.
We like to produce menus that are unique and produce dishes that you would not necessarily cook at home. These are our point of difference items that we continually work on to produce flavours that excite the senses. Being Italian, we like to use a range of big bold flavours.
Aqua is a wonderful neighbourhood restaurant where you can pop in at any time. Our menus cater for every occasion, whatever your appetite. Pop in for a chat with friends over coffee, or enjoy some of our lighter bites. You are welcome to enjoy our relaxing and stylish interiors all day. We serve coffee and cake in the morning and food from 12pm, so whether you’re in a rush or want to indulge yourself, Aqua is the place to be.
Founded in Bristol in 1998, Aqua has grown and evolved over the years but remains a great independent, local Italian restaurant. It is proprietor Richard Smithson’s goal to deliver contemporary Anglo-Italian food to local neighbourhoods and encourage diners to pop in at any time to experience our tailored services and food. The success of Richard’s vision today is thanks to our team of talented chefs and charismatic managers. We have built our reputation on our guests’ satisfaction and strive to deliver and exceed their expectations every day. This has been our motto from day one.
Really lovely evening, thank you!
Main course not very tasty
Had a great evening, everyone who attended enjoyed their meals and the qualit and cooking skill was of a high standard. Service was good and attentive, we did not have to wait long for our food. They did forget to bring more water that was requested but didn't impact on the evening.
An excellent venue, and the process from booking through to payment was pain free. On arrival the drinks menu was plentiful with some nice choices. Even though it was a large group, the food was brought out all together and the quality was fantastic. Very friendly staff, just an excellent experience.
Food was lovely but the service was very slow. Had to ask for our drinks several times before they turned up. Big wait between courses. Shame as the food was really nice but let down by service speed massively.
I have eaten at Aqua twice now in the space of 3 weeks and both occasions did not disappoint. The service is excellent, the food a treat and the value is exceptional.
Kept waiting for our table for 30mins or more. Only one bar staff on which made it extremely difficult to get a drink while waiting for our table.
We have visited many times and on previous occasions have been delighted. This time, I appreciate was a Saturday evening and busy however, I felt the food was not up to the standard that I recognise at Aqua. I asked if it were possible to have the King Prawns shelled the initial response was no as we are busy which I accepted, then at the point of ordering I was told this was a possibility I was delighted until my starter arrived just 2 prawns, half a lemon and a few salad leaves. I opted for the special of Linguine with pesto and chicken, this was not hot and very oily and to be honest lacking in flavour.
Were seated 40 mins later than our reservation time. Food was substandard and very slow. Bill was incorrect. Would have sent the food back also but we had to wait far too long already!! Would NOT recommend
Excellent service from all of the staff and the food was very good too. We have eaten here as a party of 2, 4 and 7 and each time has been very enjoyable.
We went for lunch with a friend who uses a wheelchair. And they were excellent. No issues at all
As ever, a first class experience in every aspect, as the rating indicates. It is our favourite restaurant in Milton Keynes, whether that be dining with friends or with our children (who love the restaurant too - aged 15 & 10). It will not be long before we are back again.
Have the pork cheeks!
Fantastic meal - staff really friendly and tentative have been many a times and would recommend to anyone
Very clean & modern restaurant with friendly,welcoming staff. Food was authentic Italian unlike some well known chains! Good value and tasty dishes.
Great service and lovely staff. This is our go to choice for food every time.
We went for Mother's Day. Had an awesome meal. Waiter was amazing (Christiano). My prosecco was flat! The red wine was lush. We were at the table at the top. Of the stairs, right in the corner, by a door, where the staff kept coming and going. We had to constantly close the door to keep the draft out! Got a chill and now in bed with a cold! I might add, that I pre booked my table at least four weeks before Mother's day. Won't go back.
A fabulous place, the food was great and the service even better. The staff were very attentive and social, especially the assistant manager, Christiano. We will definitley be going back again.
The food was superb and served piping hot The service was quick, and the staff appeared happy despite being very busy. Drinks choice was excellent, the only disappointment was I thought we would have the choice of the whole A La Carte menu, as we specifically wanted the Seabass, however we both found suitable alternatives.the portion sizes were good too.
It really helps when you have great service. Christian (i think his name was) was amazing and made our experience a great one
Excellent, best Sunday lunch.
Thank you so much for a lovely Mother’s Day lunch. The food was amazing and the service was outstanding. We will certainly be back very soon 😊👍🏻
The guy serving us was lovely but totally over run bless him as you were so under staffed for what is a busy day mother’s day really poorly planned!