About Agua Restaurant - Apex
Lunch in the Grassmarket
Sunday lunch in the Grassmarket with a tremendous view of the castle and looking on to a busy fair and vintage car show
Food was excellent , tasy and very well presented and served with an excellent bottle of house wine
staff friendly and helpful .
very good value
Great food! Great place!
The food and portion sizes were perfect. Lovely atmosphere too.
Stylish restaurant on Edinburgh Grassmarket
Part of the Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, Agua Restaurant is on the Grassmarket in Edinburgh’s city centre. Sitting in the shadows of Edinburgh Castle, the restaurant is a bright, contemporary space with striking yellow banquette seating and wall mounted candle lights.
Global dishes made with local produce
Scotland’s natural larder is at the heart of Agua Restaurant and the kitchen uses local produce to create Scottish dishes as well as choices which have a more international flavour. In addition to a full a la carte there is a fixed price menu. The menus change regularly but typical starters might be the country pork terrine; the king prawn and smoked salmon cocktail or the cashew and pistachio nut slice, served with cherry tomato salsa and a garlic and herb dip.
Main courses might feature a pizza, Scottish sirloin steak with all the trimmings or fish in a batter made with local Caley 80/- beer. More international flavours can be found in dishes such as the lamb shoulder with aromatic spices and cous cous or the salad made with figs, pecan nuts, spinach and poppy seeds.
City centre transport links & accessibility
Agua Restaurant is in the city centre of Edinburgh on the historic Grassmarket, a fifteen minute walk from Waverley train station and a ten minute stroll from Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and The National Museum of Scotland. There is limited on-site parking, but numerous bus stops with regular services are nearby as well as a taxi rank outside.