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“Fantastic vibe, great drinks and stunning views, day or night!”
Review of Ray's Bar

Ray's Bar
Ranked #29 of 2,073 Restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Cuisines: International
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Good for: Bar Scene
Dining options: After-hours, Reservations
Description: Innovative cocktails along with a refreshing beverage menu and Asian influenced tapas are enhanced by DJ sets and stunning views at Ray's Bar. With chic decor, seating that inspires relaxed conversation, private rooms and an electric atmosphere, the Level 62 bar is Abu Dhabi's premium destination to kick back, celebrate, socialise or enjoy sundowners in style. On Tuesdays and weekends, live Dj sets add a twist of lively deep house sounds to the Ray's Bar experience, making it one of the capital's favourite weekending spots.Enjoy Saturday Sundowns at Ray's Bar from 18:00 - 23:00. Discover the perfect way to kick back and relax before beginning a new week with our DJ impacting the soundtrack with his flawless musical taste. Watch the sun set on the Abu Dhabi city scape from the capital's highest bar as you enjoy signature cocktails and fabulous beverage promotions.
Level 4 Contributor
29 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Fantastic vibe, great drinks and stunning views, day or night!”
Reviewed 30 October 2013

Ray's is a seriously stylish bar with a unique setting on the 62nd floor of this hotel, with fabulous views over the whole island.

The martini's are great, especially the classics. Gatis has an excellent team, with Anna greeting you with her lovely smile when you arrive to Jose, Alvin, Yanti and many others all giving excellent friendly and enthusiastic service.

A great place to unwind after a busy day, or take colleagues and clients for a fun time!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Alexander P
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GRJumeirah, Guest Relations at Ray's Bar, responded to this review, 18 November 2013
Thank you for sharing your experience at Ray’s bar! The entire team was delighted with your compliments. They are all looking forward to welcoming you back!
Best regards,
Guest Relations Team
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Delft, The Netherlands
Level 3 Contributor
18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Bar-made ingredients from passionate bar tenders to excellent cocktails”
Reviewed 25 October 2013

The long list of classics and innovative cocktails is using plenty bar-made ingredients. The bartender proudly demonstrated their bar-made infused vodka's; chilly (hot!), vanilla, celery etc. They also age in oak barrels their own classics (aged cosmopolitan for example) or they use vinegar to "cook" the fruit and then use the result in cocktails (you would have never guessed).

The finger food is also excellent. The Wagyu beef mini burgers have the softest meat I have ever had (mind you it is not patty, but full meat piece).

Music was nicely groovy and the view awesome. Just go!

  • Visited October 2013
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Thank Alettaki
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GRJumeirah, Guest Relations at Ray's Bar, responded to this review, 10 November 2013
Thank you for your compliments and recommendation!
We are pleased that you have enjoyed the atmosphere, cocktails and food at Ray’s Bar.

Best regards,
Guest Relations Team
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manchester
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31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
“Bar with a view”
Reviewed 8 October 2013

We visited Ray's bar whilst we were staying at the Etihad Towers. The views were good and the atmosphere was excellent. The staff were very attentive and served your drink with popcorn and nibbles. The drinks were reasonably priced. Whilst we were there the clientelle were mainly from Australia working at the F1 track.

Visited September 2013
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Doris G, General Manager at Ray's Bar, responded to this review, 9 October 2013
Dear colinaManchester,
Thank you ever so much for taking the time to post such a great review of your experiences with us at Ray’s Bar.
I’m delighted that you enjoyed you beverages and snacks and that my colleagues made your experience even more positive.
On behalf of the entire team at Ray’s Bar, we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and we look forward to that day.
Best regards, Doris Greif, General Manager
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London, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Superb view”
Reviewed 7 October 2013

Famous cocktails, relax on white leather sofa beds, subdued lighting, see views over Abu Dhabi at night with the lights of the Emirates Palace twinkling below.

Visited October 2013
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Doris G, General Manager at Ray's Bar, responded to this review, 9 October 2013
Dear PrincesMargaret,
Thank you ever so much for your wonderfully positive comments and feedback of our Ray’s Bar; it’s truly appreciated.
I’m delighted that you enjoyed the views and that your experience was a positive one.
We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.
Best regards, Doris Greif, General Manager
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Pretoria, South Africa
Level 6 Contributor
188 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
“Worth the visit”
Reviewed 4 October 2013

The bar is high up in one of the Etihad Towers with majestic views of Abu Dhabi. The service was friendly and the drinks came in duplicate because it was happy hour. Unlimited small snacks and a paid menu to choose from. Highly recommended, but pricey.

  • Visited September 2013
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Thank RuMark
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Doris G, General Manager at Ray's Bar, responded to this review, 6 October 2013
Dear RuMark,
Thank you once again for posting yet another amazing review.
I’m delighted that you enjoyed the cocktails and bar snacks at Ray’s Bar. I hope that upon your return you will again visit Ray’s Bar and the Observation Deck.
On behalf of the entire Jumeirah at Etihad Towers team, we look forward to seeing you again, where you are always welcome and fondly remembered.
Best regards, Doris Greif, General Manager
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