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Vista Bar and Terrace

$$ - $$$
Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
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Al Rebat Street | Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai 45777, United Arab Emirates
+971 4 701 1127
12:00 - 02:00
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Fri - Sat 12:00 - 02:00
Sat - Wed 12:00 - 00:00
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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881 reviews
475 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 186 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had drinks here this afternoon with a business associate. Great views across Dubai Creek. They have two outdoor terraces - one each for smokers and non smokers and also have a small non smoking section indoors. It was far too warm to sit on the terrace but was pleasant indoors with a few patrons. They have an extensive beverage menu... More 

Thank AshleyAzavedo
IHGDFCRestaurants, Manager at Vista Bar and Terrace, responded to this review

Dear Ashley Azavedo, Thank you for taking the time to share you experience and glad you had an enjoyable afternoon. Looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards, Leroy Dias Food & Beverage Manager More 

Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 April 2017 via mobile

I have now stayed at this hotel twice - The service is 6 * - The bar is fantastic with great views of the show at Festival City Mall. The thing that makes the difference is that the staff quickly make you feel like family - They are knowledgeable, attentive, professional and natural. Would recommend this as a must stay... More 

Thank Saul M
Bristol, United Kingdom
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Very friendly place to have a beer at night. All types of beer served here at the perfect temperature. Reminded me of the scene in "Ice Cold in Alex" when I had a ice cold beer at the end of a hard days work :-)

Thank Tim C
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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77 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 March 2017

The bar is very spacious and well stocked. One can sit inside or on the deck. The service is good.overall overall excellent place to spend an evening

Thank NirajBasotia
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275 reviews
180 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 76 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2017

We sat on the terrace in the evening, watching the sun go down over the Burj Khalifa in the distance. Doing this whilst drinking a nice glass of wine can't be beaten

Thank Alan M
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyed the new Saturday Spanish Tapas Brunch, excellent service, amazing food and a wonderful atmosphere.

Thank Jay R
London, United Kingdom
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143 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2017

We enjoyed a late eveing chill in this quiet sheltered outside area. Very nice to have a shisha and cold drink/

Thank Scottkjs
Coventry, United Kingdom
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51 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2017

great view of water laser show on creek, good choice of drinks both alcoholic and non alcoholic. i think the alcohol is expensive but for a one off very nice

Thank Gail G
Doha, Qatar
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 9 January 2017

Went there for drinks with a group of friends. Cool place, nice view of the creek. We transferred in the shisha lounge afterwards. The service was excellent. Thank you for the experience.

Thank tripitrip488
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 8 December 2016 via mobile

Good cocktails, nice ambiance and friendly staff. Reasonably priced drinks and food menu. Overall a very good place to spend the evening.

Thank Sydneysomm

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$30
Bar, Contemporary, Wine Bar
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 02:00
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Al Rebat Street | Intercontinental Dubai Festival City, Dubai 45777, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Dubai  >  Dubai
  • Phone Number: +971 4 701 1127
A stylish and sophisticated bar and terrace overlooking the pretty Festival Marina. Catch up with friends over drinks or gather your colleagues for an informal business meeting, Vista Bar and Terrace offers an extensive menu of exciting cocktails, spirits and wines accompanied international and middle eastern bar food/shisha. Vista Bar terrace provides breathtaking views of the Dubai creek and city skyline, and ample seating space for you to enjoy your shisha. Shisha timings: 6:00 pm - 1:30 am (Saturday - Wednesday) & 6:00 pm - 2:30 am (Thursday - Friday).

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?