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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 1 week ago via mobile

Great service!!! Especially to Chef Luis Serrano and Inden...Also the Lamb Chops is very good...thanks

Thank Kat P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this venue is in the famous 7 stars Burj al arab, it overlooks the beach / swimming pool and the dubai view from the beach floor level, it is a buffet with plenty of choices and some live cooking stations. the chef and team were...More

1  Thank Lady Rima Y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Third time I visit the restaurant and each time it is getting worse. Limited buffet, minimum type of salads, limited options for deserts and in general too poor for the price. Food looked unorganized, cluttered. Horrible buffet explanation by Ana, poor customer service and attention...More

Thank CR83
Satish D, Manager at Bab Al Yam, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Guest, Apologies for not meeting your expectations, will look in to all the points mentioned by you and if required corrective action will be done immediately. Best Regards, Satish

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We visited Bab Al Yam on 19th August with my family of 4 to celebrate my birthday. I must say the staff sure knows how to make it a 7 star experience. Everything from food, service, ambience, birthday cake and cheers, everything was first-class. Special...More

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

Dear Valued guest, Thank you very much for sharing your inspiring feedback in detail about Bab Al Yam. Really happy to know that all my colleagues went extra mile to exceed your expectations. I will certainly pass on your feedback to the team which will...More

Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

I was nervous about bringing an 8 & 10 year old to have dinner in the Burj, it was really an excuse to bring them in to see this amazing hotel but I didn’t want to spend a fortune & they don’t even eat anything....More

1  Thank Christopher G
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We had a dinner with our friends on 28th of Sep. Design is really good, but the kitchen is too simple for self-called 7-star hotel. Grilled beef was overdone, same for fish. Good selection for salads and cheese, really liked steamed vegetables and shrimps. Definitely,...More

Thank ArtemPodgornyy
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

We came to Burj Al Arab to visit the restaurant Bab Al Yam. The staff were really amazing, from Aziza, at the desk in the entrance of the restaurant, who was very friendly, to Anne, who was trying her best to make sure that we...More

Thank fareedasdeh
Reviewed 25 September 2017

We had a fantastic time at Bab Al Yam this weekend. Service was impeccable (thanks Jeevan!) and the food was lovely. Three of the six diners were vegetarian, and without us asking the manager ordered extra vegetarian dishes from the main restaurant (as the buffet...More

Thank dc417
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Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

Well I was here a week ago and I loved everything about the place. A cool outdoor chill spot awsome food and awsome people around. JuSt to mention a few guys with service from their heart Sagara, jewaan and not forgetting the cheerful guy Reubens....More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

i visited this restaurant for the first time on 29th August my birthday was so dissapionted Fodd selection very poor NOT 7 STAR !! we left me without eating much the staff were very nice but food not ! the chef came out to see...More

Thank 436louise
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23 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.
10 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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, View, Child-friendly, Business meetings
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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