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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 #87 of 1,615 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
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Good for: Bar scene, Outdoor seating
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Spacious facilities with an extensive menu. Food quality was very good and the service swift and smiling. It is possible to eat under cover or in the open air. Excellent value for money.

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Venice
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Great lively venue although lighting for eating outside is not ideal. Can thoroughly recommend the shepherds pie.

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Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014 via mobile

Perfect after work hangout to relax and unwind. Fantastic and talented baristas. Great selection of bar snacks, beer, wines and spirits. Highly professional staff. Nice background music playlist. Very affordable prices. Location is accessible whether you are coming from Dubai or Abu Dhabi. One of the best bars in Abu Dhabi. Highly recommended if you want an intimate drinking session... More 

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Newmarket, Canada
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62 reviews 62 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Like the title says.... it's very loud. I get that it's 50% night club and 50% bar but such loud music in such a small space is a bit much. I can't believe they allow you to smoke inside(yuck) Drink service slow and unfriendly but the place does have an upbeat vibe to it. We came here 5 out of... More 

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

Dear Dishchick, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. Whilst we are glad to know that you enjoyed the atmosphere and the value at Y bar, we are however sorry to hear that you were not fully pleased with your overall experience on this occasion and would like to apologize for not completely exceeding your... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

We been there in in Jan '14, had a mini snacks and was craving for bloody samurai.. Unfortunately they took it off the menu. My personal opinion would be this place doesn't have that specialty anymore.. But still nice place away from the city

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

Dear tramily, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on TripAdvisor. I am sorry to hear that your experience was not all that it could have been at Y bar. We take guest feedback very seriously, and we will do our best to address your comments moving forward. We sincerely do hope to welcome you back again... More 

Sunderland
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66 reviews 66 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

If you don't like smoke, I suggest you stay outdoors. It's not my kind of place, I prefer a more relaxed atmosphere but good if you're having a few drinks with friends. Can be loud inside.

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

Dear Rebecca B, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Y bar. I am sorry to hear that your experience was not all that it could have been and that you didn’t find Y bar was well-suited to your taste. We have other outlets in the hotel including Blue Grill... More 

St. Lucia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

After a busy weekend marshalling the 2014 Ad Gp, we headed off to the Y bar. Excellent place to unwind, fantastic atmosphere, fab music and drinks. Six of us spent a fortune drinking and eating bar snacks, which were really very good. Keep an eye out for the Ladies ( if you know what I mean) ! Taxis are plentiful... More 

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

Dear debsraafat, Thank you for writing such positive review on TripAdvisor following your recent experience with us at Y bar. We are delighted to hear you and your friends had such a great time – having made the most of the fantastic atmosphere and music, as well as of the drinks and menu items we have on offer. We look... More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 via mobile

Y bar is the best bar in Abu Dhabi. Staffs are excellent and very professional...always making you feel at home. Keep up the good work! Thanks to Ken and his excellent team:-)

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

Dear debsraafat, Thank you for writing such a great review on TripAdvisor. We are delighted to learn that you have always enjoyed your time with us at Y bar and have nothing but positive comments regarding our excellent and professional colleagues. Your kind comments are greatly appreciated; I will be informing Ken about this praise and we will definitely share... More 

Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014 via mobile

We eat at Y bar regularly and enjoy the food and drinks here. The menu is well laid out and everything that I've had on the menu is on par with a 5 star destination. The staff are knowledgable and friendly and cannot do enough to make your experience enjoyable. Love this place and we come here weekly 😄😄

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

Dear ElizabethIre, Thank you for taking the time to post such a wonderful review. We are very happy to hear that your experiences with us have always been nothing but positive, and we are delighted to know you have become one of our regular guests at Y bar. I would like to thank you for your kind words regarding the... More 

London
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18 reviews 18 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I visited this bar last week as I was staying in a nearby hotel. The place looks nice and it was busy in spite of the fact that it was a Monday night. So busy that we only found place to seat indoor which is not ideal for non smokers. Anyhow we chose drinks from the menu and it turns... More 

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

Dear Michibaby2013, I would like to thank you for sharing your feedback on TripAdvisor following your recent visit to Y bar. I am sorry to hear that your experience was not all that it could have been. Please note that your comments have been discussed with the entire team to ensure these areas are worked on and improved. We pride... More 

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Additional Information about Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana

Address: Yas Island Rotana Hotel | Golf Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Phone Number: +971 2 656 4172
Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
Average Prices: USD 15 - 40
Cuisine: International, Bar

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