Don’t drop when you shop – rest up at aqua!

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Being located at the junction of two of London’s – indeed the world’s! – most famous shopping streets, Oxford Street and Regent Street,  you won’t find a more perfect place than aqua london to fuel up for, take a break during or recover after an epic shopping spree.

Within just a few minutes walk of our front door you’ll find yourself in a shopper’s paradise with unbeatable retail experiences the likes of which just can’t be found elsewhere. Historic department store Liberty of London is so close that its ornate golden galleon weather vane can be seen from the aqua nueva terrace; why not enjoy a cocktail there after visiting the stores five floors of exquisite designer clothing, fabrics and homewares?

Behind Liberty, world-famous Carnaby Street is now the central thoroughfare of the thriving Carnaby Quarter, home to myriad small independent boutiques such as Bolongaro Trevor as well as larger stores from edgy international brands like Cheap Monday and for sneaker-heads, trainer stores stocking the most sought-after styles. Read more +

Win film premiere tickets & a meal for 2 at aqua nueva!

Miguel Larraya directs Todo El Mundo Lo Sabe

We’ve teamed up with London Spanish Film Festival, taking place at Ciné Lumière and Regent Street Cinema from 24-30 September, to bring you a fantastic competition – WIN two tickets to the UK premiere of Miguel Larraya’s Todo El Mundo Lo Sabe and a Sobremesa Sunday menu for two at aqua nueva!

Todo El Mundo Lo Sabe - Everybody Knows It – is ‘a potent, compelling and fresh look at the culture of corruption, intrigue and excess spending’ starring Bárbara Santa-Cruz, Diego Toucedo and Juan Blanco. This is the UK premiere so you and your guest will be first in the country to see it!

Before that though, winners will be able to enjoy Sobremesa Sunday in aqua nueva, our relaxed new Sunday menu offering a choice of any four dishes from a selection alongside free-flowing Cava. What could make a more perfect Spanish Sunday than a delicious indulgent meal followed by a slice of culture?

To enter, just email [email protected] with the subject Todo El Mundo Lo Sabe before midday this Friday, including your full name and a contact telephone number. You’ll need to be available this Sunday 27th September for Sobremesa Sunday at 3.30pm and the film at 6pm. No alternative prizes, dates or times are available.

Buena suerte – good luck!

Cinema’s British birthplace, reborn on Regent Street

Regent Street, one of London’s most exciting thoroughfares, is synonymous the world over with the very best in shopping, restaurants and bars (of course!) and nightlife. But a less-known fact is that Regent Street can also claim to be home to the birthplace of British cinema – and now that birthplace has been lovingly restored for a new generation to enjoy!
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aqua nueva, a jewel in ‘London’s Mile of Style’

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For a Spanish restaurant, it’s always exciting to be recognised by the Spanish community. So you can imagine how the Cava corks popped when aqua nueva was featured recently in El Viajero, the prestigious travel magazine of El Pais, Spain’s best-selling newspaper.
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Dreaming of a bright Christmas

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With our location in the very heart of the West End, at the junction of Oxford Street and Regent Street and with Soho and Mayfair on our doorstep, aqua london will enjoy the very best of the capital’s Christmas lights this winter. Why not combine a trip to see the lights on Oxford Street and Regent Street with some Christmas gift shopping and a visit to aqua kyoto?
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New for Saturdays – our Retail Recharge menu!

From Saturday 8th November, we’re introducing a fantastic new lunch menu perfect for  anyone hitting Oxford Street or Regent Street for some weekend retail therapy.

Available every Saturday from 12 noon until 2.30pm for groups of up to six guests, our Retail Recharge menu kicks off with a decadent Bellini and includes a selection of delicious Japanese dishes high in energy-giving protein and nutrients but low in fat, enough to fill you up without weighing you down.
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NFL on Regent Street – and at aqua!

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We had to keep it secret at the time, but we were very excited recently to host the players and management of two of America’s most revered football teams, the Miami Dolphins and Oakland Raiders, on the eve of their NFL game at Wembley Stadium.
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Emerald Street & Mr Hyde take over Oxford Street!

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Our address may be on glamorous Regent Street, but anyone who’s arrived at aqua via Oxford Circus station will know that we’re just a few short steps from Oxford Street too. On Thursday 29th May we’ll be celebrating that association as we take part in the Oxford Street Giveaway, an exciting shopping evening organised by leading lifestyle titles Emerald Street and Mr Hyde.
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