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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 weeks ago

the staff here is amazing anne was really nice to us allowing me to take a sandwich for my journey back i am a diabetic on insulin have to carry some food the breakfast was brilliant really hot food could not fault it lovely surroundings...More

Thank raj01
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Bab Al Yam, situated next to the poolside is a perfect place to unwind and have options of multi cuisine. The staff were very polite and took care of us. We had lunch and breakfast here and both meal had been exquisite. To make our...More

1  Thank Debbie N
Reviewed 12 January 2018

We went for an evening buffet, arrived a little early so a very pleasant lady escorted us to the outside terrace where we had a pre dinner drink in the most spectacular surroundings... we were then shown to our table with stunning views followed by...More

Thank Judi C
Reviewed 6 January 2018

We had breakfast here during our stay and I have to say it is about the best buffet I have ever had. So much choice, a number of live cooking stations and outstanding service.

Thank Rachel W
Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

Very nice experience from the minute we entered Burj Al Arab through the whole way into the restaurant which is located on the other side of Burj Al Arab exactly on the beach, amazing photos can be taken, u can even walk around burj Al...More

Thank Abazid89
Reviewed 23 December 2017

The moment you cross the gates of Burj Al Arab, a feeling of grandeur sets in; the drive across the bridge, the minute you stand outside when the car is given for valet, the beautiful views on both sides cloudy skies, blue waters, beach and...More

Thank shipi12
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Food is excellent and reasonably priced. Beautiful setting with gorgeous view of the Madinat Jumeirah with sea view! The chef was super friendly, and talented. The waiters and waitresses was super nice and took good care of us. Very luxurious! Very relaxing ambiance! We just...More

Thank aquinoplotado
Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We stayed at the Burj for two nights...on both occasions we had breakfast at Bab Al Yam The breakfast is superb...freshly prepared eggs, pork bacon and sausages (if you ask)..perfect weather at this time of the year for an Alfresco Breakfast. The cost was AED...More

Thank Wilso83
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Nice view, very attentive staff, delicious and nicely presented food. Staff came out and sung me a birthday song with a lovely cake! But- its definitely EXPENSIVE, its burj al arab!!! Thank you 😘dear sister for the once in a lifetime treat! At least experience...More

Thank Cris B
Reviewed 27 November 2017

Fantastic restaurant located in the ground level of the famous Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai. Amazing experience. Great buffet with a lot of options to choose. Great desserts. Reasonable place being in one of the most luxurious hotels in the world. Worth the money

Thank Antonio S
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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
Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, View, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
7:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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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