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Yatai Izakaya

53 Langstane Place, Aberdeen, United Kingdom, AB11 6EN
Critics Review 9/10
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Monday - Sunday 12.00-14.00/ 17.00-2115

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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.

Cuisine: Japanese, Locally Sourced, Seafood, Sushi, Fish, Small Plates
Dress Code: Casual
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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 Friday, 07 December 2018

Great place..very nice food, excellent staff..Definitely worth visiting

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Fantastic food and service

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Visited On Tuesday, 04 December 2018

Really enjoyed trying new dishes and the service and food were both excellent. Next time I come I think I will have the Omakase menu option again as it was perfect and exciting but would rather sit downstairs where the decor is more interesting. I think if dishes could come out a little slower and we had 2hrs to enjoy them it would have been even better. Thanks. I will definitely be back.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Lovely meal. The Vegan menu was brilliant, a lot of options and everything was really tasty. Server was super friendly too. Will be back!

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Great wee place with a laid back atmosphere, food delicious and reasonably priced

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Visited On Wednesday, 28 November 2018

Very good food, relaxed atmosphere

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Always been really impressed with Yatai, although on this occasion experienced slow service. The food when it came was delicious however, most of all of my dishes arrived before my partner’s. So it was a little disappointing on this part. By the time his food did appear we we’re told it was last orders and would have to order anything else we wanted then (before he ate his food) which wasn’t great either. The restaurant was busy and I’m sure this was just a rare incident as I’ve always been really happy with the service previously.

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Excellent ramen! Amazed I can find this in Aberdeen.

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Have been quite a few times to this restaurant but seems to have gone down hill a bit. No edamame beans or steak left (8.30pm sitting on a Friday night) Was told due to now being open at lunch times. Order more???? Not impressed. Floor very slippy with grease. The whole place just felt in need of a good deep clean. As usual we just asked for a variety of dishes they suggested but none of the dishes had the 'wow' factor as we have had previously. Wine and beer choice is also quite limited, used to me more variety. All in all not a great experience and won't be rushing back.

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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Excellent service from Diane who helped us through the menu as first timers - can’t wait to come back!

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 November 2018

The team from Equinor had a fantastic dinner experience o the 21/11. Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the food including our Norwegian/Colombian colleagues who had not been to Yatai before. They especially enjoyed the sushi dishes! The service was quick and the ambience brilliant! Many thanks to Daria for accommodating our last minute request to cater for a party of 10. A great night!!

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 November 2018

Brilliant meal, great atmosphere and service

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 November 2018

Lovely service and great food, definitely coming back

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 November 2018

We have eaten here on many occasions, it never fails to put a huge smile on our face, the food is interesting and delicious, the service is knowledgeable and friendly and the restaurant is inviting. It’s our favourite restaurant in Aberdeen, we eat here every time we visit the city.

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Visited On Saturday, 17 November 2018

Spent a great evening there, will definitely come back.

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Always amazing - favourite restaurant in Aberdeen!

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Visited On Tuesday, 13 November 2018

Service was a bit slow and the waitress ignored us couple of times

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 October 2018

So tasty!!

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Really enjoyed the evening - service was great, very relaxed atmosphere and food was superb.

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Visited On Friday, 09 November 2018

Fantastic as always :)

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Visited On Thursday, 08 November 2018

Great place

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Excellent service and fantastic food.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Fantastic food & very attentive service. Will be back !

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

Excellent meal as always.

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Visited On Friday, 02 November 2018

Great food and high quality

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