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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 #84 of 1,583 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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English first
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014 NEW

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

I just had mussels from here. They were very bad smelling, like poo, and because I have a very weak stomach, I vomited in the toilet. I know and love mussels and I know they were off for sure. My friend with me also knew they were off and the waitress came over she also knew they were off. She... More

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

Dear Dislike-divas, Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback. I am sorry to hear that your experience was not all that it could have been when dining with us at Y bar. We regret to know about such unfortunate event, and we sincerely apologize for the inconvenience caused. Please note that your comments have been discussed with... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
104 reviews 104 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
413 helpful votes 413 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
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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
18 helpful votes 18 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

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Good bar for watching football. Also do a good selection of bar food which is freshly cooked and well presented. Staff are really poite and friendly. Large selection of drinks avaialble.

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Udine, Italy
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

It's a place where you can drink a refreshment and enjoy good music. Great service! and if you're staying at any of the hotels of Yas island, it's only around the corner.

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Melbourne
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2014

Need to be a lot quicker when travelling with kids. I had to ask for the menus twice after waiting a while to get them

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
132 reviews 132 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Nice bar snacks, great service Relaxing bar. Plenty of TV making it ideal for watching sports, Not smoky like many other similar bars Give it a try!

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

Dear John J, Thank you very much for visiting our beloved Y Bar and for sharing your recommendation on TripAdvisor. It is fantastic to know that the food, service, and ambiance 'ticked all the boxes'. We sincerely hope that you will have an opportunity soon to visit us, will be great to have you! Best regards, Nadim El Zyr Executive... More

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