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Bab Al Yam

Burj al Arab Jumeira Rd | Ground floor, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 301 7600
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible3%
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Mediterranean, European, Middle Eastern, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Burj al Arab Jumeira Rd | Ground floor, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The quality of food & service here is outstanding. The chef (Luis) & our waiter (Ishaq) were excellent. Luis was friendly & attentive. You can tell Luis is passionate about his job and making guests happy. The food stations are fab and you can request...More

Thank london_shopper88
Reviewed 3 days ago

Food was on point! a person called Jeewan was being extremely polite and helpful! Loved the experience. Will come again for sure!

Thank Shehan G
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Image a view beyond belief. Excellent food and drink with exceptional service. A place for families or for a romantic meal.

Thank PaulineBlayney
Satish D, Manager at Bab Al Yam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear guest, Thank you very much for sharing the feedback about your recent experience at Bab Al Yam. Really happy to know that you liked the food and exceptional service provided by the staff. See you again soon, Regards, Satish

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I've been to Bab Al Yam several times with my guests and they were all amazed of the ambiance. The food are excellent though expensive beverages and the service can't ask for more. The staff are very accommodating.

Thank Janet102070
Satish D, Manager at Bab Al Yam, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Guest, Thank you for your inspiring feedback, Great to know that you and your guest had good time at Bab Al Yam. Will definitely share your feedback with my team. look forward to see you for another amazing experience, Best Regards, Satish

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good food quality with a good choice of food. There are three cooking stations (pizza, pasta and grilled meat/fish). Very attentive staff. Thanks a lot to Cristine Zacarias that showed me around the hotel. She was so professional and kind answering all my question.More

Thank edom90
Satish D, Manager at Bab Al Yam, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Valued Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your experience, Really glad to know that you liked our choice of food on the buffet and attentiveness of your server. As you mentioned Cristine is a star of our motivated team with great product knowledge....More

Reviewed 13 August 2017

I went to the Restaurant with mixed expectations as I was let down by the Hotel once before. And again they did not live up to their name. I was also surprised when I arrived that there where 2 buses full of tourists taking photos...More

Thank Robert D
Satish D, Manager at Bab Al Yam, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for sharing your feedback, sincere apologies for not exceeding your expectations. will definitely look into the details and take necessary corrective action. Best Regards, Satish

Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

As surprisingly as it sounds - we had a terrible experience at Bab al Yam yesterday @ dinner. Extremely poor service. Bland tasteless food. The waiters were like sorry to say but just dumb and didn't understand anything we asked for. To top it all,...More

Thank Fariha K
Reviewed 1 August 2017 via mobile

Me and my husband we had a great breakfast at there we both very happy with ur breakfast nice food, good view, staff very helpfully, breakfast very tasty...

Thank nimothy
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

When we saw the restaurant on the entertainer we JUMPED at the chance to go. I am probably one of the MOST pickiest eaters however I could not fault this place (believe me I tried). Staff were so attentive, the hotel was beautiful and the...More

Thank Lizstar09
Reviewed 10 July 2017

Having been visitors to Dubai for 17 years we always have to come here. The staff have become very special friends and we have seen many changes but the dream team now have it perfect. the food is wonderful with soooo many choices whether it...More

Thank Andrea R
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24 March 2017|
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Response from Janet102070 | Reviewed this property |
Dear the staff are very accommodating and will assist you. We had a very nice tour not just in the lobby. An experience to remember. Worth visiting.
11 December 2016|
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Response from Whakaangi R | Reviewed this property |
Hi Hamed. With this you can definately walk around burj Al Arab, however wild wadi is not included unless you are staying at the hotel itself. Also the beach access I believe is for guests only- however there are very nice... More
8 September 2016|
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Response from Worldcitizen05 | Reviewed this property |
You wont regret any of them. The food theme and selection beside the fact is delicious, it depends on the day you pick coz its different from monday to sunday, make sure to call to find out when they have most of seafood... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Validated Parking, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, View, Romantic
Open Hours
07:00 - 00:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Burj al Arab Jumeira Rd | Ground floor, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 301 7600
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A more casual kind of luxury'Gate to the Sea' in Arabic, Bab Al Yam, is a retreat to our private poolside restaurant and experience the best of al fresco dining under the sun.Offering up breakfast, lunch and dinner, this leafy hotel oasis offers the perfect opportunity to savour a moment to yourself. It's also a prime spot to take in the stunning sea views just beyond the poolside cafe and sundeck.Lavish international cuisine is served buffet-style, offering you the freedom to try something new or a bit of everything. Each dish is prepared to the highest standards, making this a wonderful place to indulge in flavours from around the world.
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