Yatai Izakaya

53 Langstane Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB11 6EN
Critics Review 9/10
Restaurant info
Opening Information

COVID 19 Opening Hours
17th of July - 3rd of August

Thursday 1700-2100 last orders
Friday and Saturday 1700-2200 last orders
Sunday 1700-2100 last orders

COVID 19 Opening Hours 3th of August - 30th of August

Tue-Thu 1700-2100 last orders
Sat-Fri 17-2200 last orders

Facilities
  • Minimum age restriction

About Yatai Izakaya

Yatai Izakaya is an intimate local eatery with a casual atmosphere, modern Japanese food that practices traditional technique while utilising the best ingredients that Aberdeenshire has to offer.

As a small independent restaurant, we have honed traditional methods over the past eight years to create our own unique take on Japanese cuisine. Our staff are passionate and knowledgeable and inspired by Japanese culture and ingredients as well as locally available and seasonal ingredients.

Authentic Izakaya Style
As is customary in Japan, food should be ordered throughout your meal and will be served slowly over several courses. Our menu is designed to be shared.

Izakaya's in Japan are pubs that serve high quality, sharing dishes accompanied by a nice tipple or two.

COVID 19

Stick to social distancing guidelines as
best as possible when being seated to
your table or leaving premises.

Bookings only, please visit https://www.resdiary.com/restaurant/yatai
or contact us on 01224592355 please
be patient and flexible
on timing due to limited seating

If you do not make prior notice to cancel a booking you have made, your profile will be blocked from our booking system. Please ensure to cancel your booking if you cannot attend.

Group sizes of maximum of four
and a 1.30h hour slot per table
Make sure to book ahead to avoid disappointment.

Stick to social distancing guidelines as
best as possible when being seated to
your table or leaving premises.

We will require lead member of the group to leave their
contact details for NHS Track and Trace record
- please leave your full name
and contact telephone number in your booking

Due to the limited space no prams allowed.
Children under the age of 6 cannot stay after 7pm

If your party has not arrived or called via phone within 15 minutes after your reservation time,
the restaurant reserves the right
to mark your reservation as a no-show 

If there are any dietary requirements or restrictions in your party we require 48 hours notice. We will try to accommodate as much as possible within the parameters of our menu. Please be advised that soy sauce is a staple of Japanese cuisine and it contains wheat and gluten. We cannot guarantee any dish will be 100 percent free from ingredients of which you may be allergic.

Cuisine: Japanese, Locally Sourced, Seafood, Sushi, Fish, Small Plates, Asian Fusion, Tapas, Tasting Menu
Dress Code: Casual
Price point:
£ £ £ £ £

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Critics Review
Yatai review
9/10
Having spent a couple of weeks in Japan last year, I’m a huge fan of Japanese food. It’s simple, tasty, and usually very quick. I’d been hearing great things about Yatai Izakaya in Aberdeen for a while, but despite being an Aberdonian living in Glasgow, I had never quite made it there. So when making plans to visit a friend in the city, I jumped at the chance to visit and try out all their tasty delights...
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Visited On Sunday, 02 August 2020

One of my favourite restaurants in Aberdeen, friendly service & lots of choice on the menu. Will be back soon 😃

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Visited On Saturday, 01 August 2020

Amazing food as always and great service.

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Visited On Friday, 31 July 2020

So glad you are open again, have had your deliveries during lockdown but have missed going out to eat. Food was amazing as usual! Spicy Pork mince ramen has always been a favourite of mine and did not disappoint. Your special of chargrilled broccoli and black bean sauce was delicious, best black bean sauce I have ever had!

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Visited On Thursday, 30 July 2020

Absolutely lovely food and would recommend to anyone. Will definitely be heading back again!

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Visited On Sunday, 26 July 2020

Visiting for the second time. We forgot how amazing the food was! Everything perfect. Hope the place goes back to full capacity soon

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Visited On Saturday, 25 July 2020

First of all - it was great to be back! And as they say - "Absence makes the heart grow fonder!" It was a joy to be able to eat in and as usual the food did not disappoint. We went for all my usual favourites and there were quite a few of them! The pork belly skewers and yellowfin tuna ceviche are at the top of my list and 'must have' for each visit. Can't wait to go back again!!

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Visited On Saturday, 18 July 2020

What a treat to back out dining again! Yatai never disappoints with its tasty meals. The service was so quick but we also didn’t feel rushed in eating our dinner. The tables are set out with plenty of physical distancing and each diner gets an antibacterial wipe to use. Please go and visit your favourite restaurant! We need to support our local businesses :)!

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Visited On Sunday, 19 July 2020

We have been to Yatai a few times, always amazing food! I cant fault anything about this restaurant. I had tried the sushi a few times from other places & hated it. My husband ordered from here & asked me to try it, omg! It was delicious. The Ramens are to die for! The staff are very friendly & helpful! I would go every week if i could afford it! 😋 well worth a try!

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Visited On Friday, 20 March 2020

Amazing food and service as always, even amongst chaos and uncertainty in the world, Yatai can deliver the best dining experience in Aberdeen.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 March 2020

Lovely food and good presentation. Helpful and friendly waitress. Look forward to a return visit when reopens - feel fortunate to have managed to go on Thursday. Wishing the staff good health 😀

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

We had an itison voucher. D good tied to buy another voucher for friends br was sold out. Fantastic food, service and atmosphere. Great night out thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

Took someone here for a first date. Never really heard much about it but really liked the sound of the place. Was so happy I picked here. Place was quiet enough to hear eachover speak, staff very polite and the food was amazing and a great value for money. Will 100% be coming back. Thank you for the great time

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Visited On Saturday, 14 March 2020

We booked a table for 3 for lunch which quickly expanded to 5 by the time we got there. Interesting mix as half our party were vegetarian which did not seem to be a problem as there was a variety of vegetarian dishes including the ramen bowls. For the rest of us - we went for the usual fare of braised pork belly ramen bowls, pork belly skewers and the special which was lamb with wild garlic and dumplings. A good meal where there was something for everyone!!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

Would 100% recommend - amazing!!!

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Visited On Saturday, 07 March 2020

First time we have been, really enjoyed the meal. Service was very good.

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Visited On Friday, 06 March 2020

food was fantastic!

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Visited On Friday, 06 March 2020

Found the staff quite rude. The restaurant was very cold. We were rushed out despite a number of empty tables and food lacked any wow. Very average I was very disappointed

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Yatia has a lovely atmosphere. We enjoyed a relaxed and tasty meal which was well paced. Can't think of anything we'd change, the raspberry sorbet was the best I've had. Please open in Glasgow!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

It was a good experience overall!

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Visited On Saturday, 29 February 2020

Poor service

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Authentic and delicious Asian food in a cosy atmosphere. It's my favourite restaurant without fail!

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Visited On Saturday, 22 February 2020

Never disappoints - no longer doing sashimi but all the favourite dishes still on the menu

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Lovely food, friendly staff and quick service. Also a nice atmosphere. Very happy, will definitely go back.

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Visited On Friday, 21 February 2020

Nice

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Visited On Thursday, 20 February 2020

Really enjoyed the relaxed dining and food being served as it is ready. Fantastic range of flavours.

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