MEETINGS WITH A DIFFERENCE AT CIPRIANI YAS ISLAND
Impeccable service and classic Italian cuisine lends an air of sophistication to any event
Synonymous with timeless luxury, quality and above all simplicity, Cipriani is a brand globally recognised for its distinguished venues and impeccable service from Ibiza to New York, Hong Kong to Venice. As the brand’s first location in the Middle East, Cipriani Yas Island offers a varied range of event spaces whilst embodying the tradition and style of the brand.
Featuring signature dishes from Harry’s Bar in Venice – Carpaccio alla Cipriani, Risotto Primavera and Baked Tagliolini - the restaurant offers daily menu specials, as well as set menus, ranging in price and tailored to suit the individual event. In line with Cipriani’s esteemed reputation, this far exceeds the standard set menu formula.
The Bellini Lounge, named after the world-famous Bellini invented by Giuseppe Cipriani, features high-bar stools and a beautiful glass countertop. Modelled after the original Harry’s Bar in Venice, the lounge is capable of hosting up to 50 guests, making it a great space for cocktail receptions or small events.
Alternatively, The Harry Cipriani Room is a formal, exclusive dining space equipped with its own private kitchen and bar. Featuring panoramic views of the Yas Marina, this room can host a theatre setup of up to 40 guests, is perfect for a reception or even a conference.
The Crown Prince Room seats up to 20 comfortably, and is a favourite among the many royal dignitaries who visit Cipriani Yas Island. Designed in the style of a gentlemen’s private lounge, guests can leaf through the well-stocked library whilst indulging in conversation and fine dining.
For further exclusivity, The Venetian Room is fitted with interior sliding doors that separate it from the main restaurant. Capable of hosting up to 40 guests in a cabaret-style setting, the wide sweeping exterior doors of the room also allow for private access onto the terrace.
Overlooking the entire Yas Marina and Yas Marina circuit, The Terrace is one of the best spots for a memorable event. Perched over the waters, this iconic outdoor space with its capacity of 150 guests is perfect for events such as a sunset cocktail.
With Abu Dhabi continuing its ascendance as a global destination for business, Cipriani Yas Island is perfectly placed to cater for this ever-increasing market. Be it an intimate dinner, corporate function or lavish wedding reception, there are a wealth of entirely flexible options. For a truly unique experience, the 360-seat restaurant boasts a state-of-the-art surround sound system and can also be booked in its entirety.
About Cipriani, Yas Island
Opened in November of 2010, Cipriani Yas Island was the brand’s first foray into the Middle East. Closing in November 2012 for the large scale refurbishment of Yas Island, it re-opened its doors to the public on October 15, 2013.
Cipriani was established in 1931 in Venice, Italy by Giuseppe Cipriani by opening the legendary Harry’s Bar which catered to illustrious clientele for over four decades with the likes of Ernest Hemingway. It was recognized in 2001 by the Italian Ministry of Cultural Arts as a cultural landmark and was the birthplace of the famous Carpaccio and popular elite cocktail the ‘Bellini’. Today it has presence in the United States, Europe, Middle East and Southeast Asia. Operating in 11 cities; Los Angeles, Miami, New York, Ibiza, Monte Carlo, Porto Cervo, Venice, Bodrum, Istanbul, Hong Kong, Abu Dhabi, new projects are under way in Mexico City and Dubai.