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Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana

Yas Island Rotana Hotel | Golf Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 656 4172
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Ranked #41 of 1,586 restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $15 - $40
Cuisines: International, Bar
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Abu
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Excellent staff, helpful and cheerful. Service is first class, good atmosphere. Great place for a pint and something to eat 10/10

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Jeff R, Thank you very much for taking the time to post such a wonderful review, and your 10/10 rating! We are glad to hear that you had enjoyed your time with us. Thank you for your compliments regarding the bar’s ambience, service and menu. We sincerely appreciate that you have recommended Y bar on Tripadvisor, and we look... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014 NEW via mobile

Staff are fantastic, have been coming here for over a year and they know me by my first name and look after me ever so we'll! There're a credit to Rotana

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Ronnie P, Thank you very much for your great feedback and five star rating on TripAdvisor. It is great to know that you have enjoyed the personalised service we offer at Y bar. I will certainly share your encouraging feedback with all our colleagues. We always try to offer the best service to our guests, and it is always... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 via mobile

Magnificent staff so attentive will try to full fill any request always with the smile manners and politeness. This obviously comes from first class management training and cooperate ethos.

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear docs957, Thank you for your five star rating and for your wonderful review on TripAdvisor! We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your time with us. Our team works very hard to ensure that guests leave satisfied and it is always good to hear that these efforts make a difference and that you had an enjoyable meal with... More

Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Y bar the best in yas island you can find wherever you looking for, outdoor seat its great romantic friendly, its pleasure to relax after long working day, food always testy and well present.

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear A-Almasry, I would like to thank you for sharing your 5 star review following your recent dining experience at Y bar Yas Island Rotana. We appreciate your kind feedback and overall positive review with regards to your dining experience and that all in all, you had a good evening with us. Your compliments have been shared with the entire... More

wiltshire
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Very dimly lit restaurant and gets very smoky. Went as a group of 6 and struggled to find seating area other than right by the door. Would not take entertainer voucher as was told promotion running. Happy hour? Food was ok but there are plenty other much brighter, nicer places in AD

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear abbie15, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. We are sad to hear that you did not fully enjoy your time with us at Y bar. Your comments have been discussed with the entire team, and on their behalf I’d like to apologize for the fact that your experience was not all that it could have... More

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Yes it's the time of the year where nation faces each other for the world cup, and where else in the Island you could watch only at Ybar where in staffs are very friendly and the service is superb.. Visited this place for the first time and yes all of the staff were very welcoming. Especial mention to Mark and... More

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Hristinia, Thank you for your five star rating and for taking the time to post your review. We are delighted to hear that your experience with us at Y bar was so positive, and that you found our staff friendly and accommodating, our set-up perfect to watch the matches, and we are also very happy to hear that you... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
642 helpful votes 642 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2014

The Y bar in the Yas Rotana is a gem of a find. Its large and airy with indoor and outdoor seating. Inside you could sit at the large bar or in a very comfy lounge area. They have the requisite plasma TV's scattered around the bar. The bar has a lovely atmosphere and great ambience. The beverages are fresh... More

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Binu A, Thank you very much for taking the time to post your review. We appreciate your kind feedback and overall positive review with regards to your experience and that all in all, you had a good evening with us. Thank you also for pointing out the areas for improvement at Y bar. We hope to have the opportunity... More

Contributor
16 reviews 16 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

The service and staff are exceptional and the food is better than you would expect in a bar. We've never had a poor meal in this bar; even the snacks are above standard. Happy hour is every day and so the value of drinks purchased is very reasonable for a hotel bar. Seating is available both inside and out and... More

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Ian H, Thank you for your five star rating and for your wonderful comments! It is truly great to know that you have always enjoyed your time with us at Y bar – the food options, our Happy Hour offers as well as the ambience. We certainly hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards, Hossam El Said... More

Leeds, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

We visited Y Bar on several occasions but enjoyed ladies night where complimentary cocktails were served. Great atmosphere and enjoyed food also. Open until late.

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear JanetLS17, Thank you for your five star rating and for your wonderful comments! It is truly great to know that you have always enjoyed your time with us - and made the best of our happy hour, food and atmosphere. We are always delighted to receive such positive feedback and we certainly hope to welcome you back again soon!... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

brilliant place, great atmosphere (both inside and out) and cocktails. Ladies night is amazing. I will miss this bar.

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YasIslandRotana, Manager at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Blueberry325, Thank you for your five star rating and for your wonderful comments! It is truly great to know that you have always enjoyed your time with us, and we certainly hope to welcome you back again soon! Best Regards, Hossam El Said Director of Food & Beverage Yas Island Rotana & Centro Yas Island Abu Dhabi More

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