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“Excellent for a special occasion”
Review of AQ

AQ
Ranked #7 of 698 Restaurants in Tarragona
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: US$24 - US$47
Cuisines: Mediterranean
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Good for: Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an excellent evening in this restaurant recently. The attention to detail in the presentation was immaculate. The chef even came over to talk in detail about the dishes. Regret not taking the Kobe this time as it was incredible on the last visit. We were feeling experimental however pigs feet are definitely not for us. Can not fault the other dishes!

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Reviewed 4 November 2017

We had a dinner at AQ on a Thursday evening. We had a table at 20:45, the restaurant is just on the side of the cathedral in a medieval surrounding.

There is one waitress. very friendly, the food is served by the chefs. On busy days 2 waitresses would be advisable.

The menu is wide enough for even 2 dinners on one trip.

The Vietnamese spring-rolls (Goi Cuon) the ceviche and the calamari croquettes.

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1  Thank Nyul11
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Reviewed 13 October 2017 via mobile

Very modern decor with an open kitchen. Lighting somewhat harsh and should be softened. Menu consists of lots of dishes although portions mostly good for two people especially those in the €12-15 region. Good wine list with at least 8 wines by the glass. Food beautifully presented, really different and not expensive by London standards. Full meal with 4 glasses of wine came to €70.

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Reviewed 21 July 2017

Only had 3 nights in Tarragona but after finding this place on our first night we had to go back on night 2 to sample the rest of the menu. Wonderful, innovative food in a lovely setting with a great atmosphere.

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1  Thank jcintheboro
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Reviewed 9 July 2017

A restaurant to be in the upper echelons should appeal to all the senses. Here and that is very important, the best is taste. The food is original, Spanish with just the right accent of Asiatica, especially Vietnamese. The portions are large tapas just right for sharing and the prices good for this quality. The service at a peak hour Saturday was a little slow but efficient aside the quirky idea of the orders marked in penciled note rapid food style. Hearing is not good with a full restaurant , even without children, was of higher decibels that should be expected on a quality restaurant, the bare tables, absence of tablecloths and plastic chairs contribute to amplify the cacophony of the full house. Eyesight and touch, if by the later we understand comfort of seating, deserves low rating. The place looks like it has been taken over by a mix of efficiency experts and modern minimalist decorators and end up with the charm of a modern fast food (Ikea) restaurant. About half the seats are bar-style facing the open kitchen, modern, but unappealing to those looking for a comfort epicurean dinner. After two hours lunch there is little incentive to linger along as the buttocks feel the hard plastic chairs or wooden benches of the facility.
Overall, a good opportunity for excellent food, carefully prepared and presented marred by the funky environment unappealing to those of a certain age and international restaurant experience. It definitively is not a place for a romantic meal. And, by the way, why the do not change silverware throughout the meal?
The wine offerings were selective and at good prices.

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1  Thank martinezcm
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