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Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana

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Yas Island Rotana Hotel | Golf Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 2 656 4172
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Closed now
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Sun - Thu 4:00 pm - 1:30 am
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 1:30 am
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This bar has its unique charm specially with expats.beautiful outside seating, good food and beverage selection. Great daily offers/discounts and service is superb.

Thank Severino R
Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Out of the various bars at Yas, this is still my favourite. The service is consistently good and so is the food with a good choice of international food. This is one place I always recommend and go to when I am back in Abu Dhabi and staying at Yas.

Thank Trevor S
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was sitting with friends and it was time to close we all didnt finish our drinks. The bodyguard came to me and said go out we closing , i said sure but inform everyone not only me , he said you go out first with rude tone. As regular guest i was shocked the way he spoke to me... More 

Thank Hicham D
West Chester, Ohio
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49 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016

My first night's dinner in Abu Dhabi was had here in the Y Bar. I love my lamb and this place did not disappoint! However, everyone that came into the bar smoked and it seemed like there wasn't enough ventilation for the amount of people (and smoke) present. I watched people come in, sit down - not order anything -... More 

Thank Brian C
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

Went to the y bar with a group of friends, great selection of food from snacks to main meals, steak came with a selection of salad,mash or boiled potatoes. You can choose to eat inside were there is a pub like atmosphere or sit outside and watch the world go by with a nice cooling fan supplied by the staff.... More 

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Thank Magshad
YasIslandRotana, Assistant Director of Food & Beverage at Y Bar at Yas Island Rotana, responded to this review

Dear Tripadvisor User "Magshad", thanks a lot for finding the time to review our Y Bar. We are glad you have enjoyed our service and offering of the bar and I will make sure that your comments are shared with our colleagues in Y Bar. I am looking forward to welcoming you again. Kind regards, Khalid Al Dhiyebi Assistant Director... More 

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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Very nice place to watch euro 2016,nice casual drinks,well attentive staff enough Screens around,happy hour extended☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️☺️

Thank Tijo T
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

BAD SECURITY EVER !!! his name is SCOTTISH !! I was came to Y bar for chiling after work last night , no security was standing there , as we respect him ,we just came to him in other door , but VERY BAD they way his talking is very rude ! And his blaming to us also asking what... More 

Thank LordAndie B
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016

This is a regular haunt for ex-pats. The service here is first class with really attentive bar staff that keep you topped up with bar nibbles throughout the evening. The drinks are not over priced and the food is excellent for a pub. It does get a bit smoky inside as you're allowed to smoke in there and as a... More 

Thank Joanne C
Hartsville, SC
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200 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 288 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

Since this is such a ex-pat meeting zone, be prepared for lots of cigarette smoke and loud obnoxious people. Of course, it depends on the day you go, like anywhere else. If there is a football game, baseball game, futbol, hockey, race, cricket or anything of the sort, you may be driven out by the thundering noise. Additionally, when crowded,... More 

Thank Mark R
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

went for a casual meeting with drinks, good selection of beverage and service was top notch.The Indian manager was very pleasant as well but wait try their burger it was the best.Good quality of food for a pub.

Thank lorelie D

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$15 - $40
Bar, Pub, International
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Validated Parking
Good for
Bar scene
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
4:00 pm - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
12:00 pm - 1:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Yas Island Rotana Hotel | Golf Plaza, Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 2 656 4172

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?