Cipriani Abu Dhabi seamlessly blends classic Italian cuisine with the glittering modernity of its Yas Island restaurant setting.
This stunning venue is rooted in Venetian heritage, a tradition firmly on display in the Italian-infused atmosphere. Inspired by the legendary Venetian Harry’s Bar, the Cipriani first opened its doors in 1931. The menu owes much to its creator, Giuseppe Cipriani, inventor of classics like the Bellini cocktail.
Book a table on The Terrace at Cipriani and you’ll overlook Abu Dhabi’s magnificent Yas Marina. Enjoy a welcoming atmosphere coupled with authentic Italian fare as you admire the grandeur of your surroundings.
The classic Italian and authentic Venetian-inspired dishes created using only the finest, seasonal ingredients sourced directly from Italian farms.
The beautiful restaurant environment at Cipriani Abu Dhabi – designed by celebrated Italian architect Michele Bönan. This dining venue is renowned for its style and elegance.
Tuck into the signature risotto primavera straight from the original Harry’s Bar menu in Venice – a true showcase of authentic Italian cuisine.
Enjoy incredible vistas across the Yas Marina from The Terrace at Cipriani Abu Dhabi – watch over the yachts and Yas Marina Circuit while you dine.
This authentic menu features plenty of palate-pleasing flavours, with the à la carte offering firmly focused on delivering choices rich in quality, seasonal ingredients.
Cipriani Abu Dhabi also offers daily specials crafted from fresh ingredients grown on real Italian farmland.
Culinary heritage lives at the Cipriani restaurant, with signature dishes from Harry’s Bar in Venice gracing the Abu Dhabi menu. Sample divine baked tagliolini, followed by light and sweet vanilla creme meringue.
There’s more - try the Bellini cocktail, created by Giuseppe Cipriani in 1948. Guests can sip history in The Bellini Bar, also home to the Yotto Sushi bar.
A setting designed for romance, Cipriani is perched on Yas Island’s Marina and The Terrace at the restaurant offers panoramic views of this iconic Abu Dhabi scene.
Of course, with Yas Marina comes the breathtaking Yas Marina Circuit, home to the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix. This area is buzzing with excitement during Formula 1™ race week and, if you’re lucky, you could witness the main event from the deluxe comfort of Cipriani.
This restaurant provides guests with a unique experience. Sip chilled drinks and tuck into authentic Italian dishes while watching magnificent luxury yachts sail into moor.
At just over five miles (eight kilometres) away from Abu Dhabi International Airport, the journey to Cipriani restaurant will take less than 15 minutes by car or taxi.
Leave the airport and head north-west on Al Diyafah Street, following the signs to Yas Island and Yas Marina.
To reach the restaurant from downtown Abu Dhabi, follow Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan St/E10 before taking the exit towards Al Rahah St and Yas Dr St towards the restaurant. It’s around a half an hour drive.
Yas Marina is the stunning location for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix – the track winds its way around the area, creating a jaw-dropping spectacle.
Take a trip to Abu Dhabi’s largest shopping centre during your visit to Yas Island. Explore three levels filled with shops, dining venues and a 20-screen cinema.
Golf lovers will enjoy this Par 72 Championship Links golf course – the luxury location also features a gym, swimming pool and amazing dining options.
There’s ample parking in the area, including at the Yas Marina Circuit. Guests can also use the valet parking service at the roundabout outside Cipriani.
Cipriani Abu Dhabi has five venue hire options and three restaurant settings for private dining - the Harry Cipriani Room, the Venetian and the Crown Prince Room.
Cipriani has a smart casual dress code, perfectly suited to the combination a luxurious setting serving up relaxed Italian dining.
While it’s not usually essential to pre-book a table in the restaurant at Cipriani during most of the year, it is during race week of the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix as the area becomes busy. However, Yas Island is always a popular destination, so bookings may be advisable. Contact the restaurant to book.
Absolutely, the Cipriani locations all across the world are famed for their delicious desserts and the Abu Dhabi restaurant is no different. Select from classic lemon tart, tiramisu, the signature vanilla meringue and much more besides.
Afternoon teas and brunches are both popular in Abu Dhabi and are usually late afternoon affairs. Locals typically eat dinner towards late evening and will traditionally end the meal with a cup of coffee, paired with something sweet.