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restaurant Awards 2020

Middle East

Includes countries in Southwest Asia and parts of North Africa.

Listings in Bahrain

La Mer

Savour the very best culinary delights of the sea while overlooking the Arabian Gulf at Sofitel Bahrain’s award-winning signature seafood restaurant, La Mer.

Wok Vietnamese Restaurant

Wok Vietnamese Restaurant’s serves authentic Vietnamese cuisine from the open kitchen which can be viewed from the dining room.

Enjoy the spectacle of lights and flavours, either indoors or out on the terrace. Bahrain restaurants don't come livelier than this.

Listings in Israel


ARIA is Tel Aviv, Tel Aviv is ARIA. ARIA is what you think of when you envision Tel Aviv.


Aubergine at InterContinental David Tel Aviv curates an unparalleled culinary indulgence, bringing authentic flavors of the city to the guest’s plate.


Chloélys' Restaurant offers a modern gourmet menu that includes a combination of tastes from the classic French cuisine with a twist of Mediterranean and Israeli interpretation.

Herbert Samuel

In the corner of the luxurious lobby at the Ritz Carlton Herzliya, lies the “Herbert Samuel” kosher chef restaurant, conducted by the talented chef Mor Cohen.

Hola Brasserie & Bar

Hola is a modern chef brasserie, of known chef Victor Gloger.

In Hola there are no first or main courses , all dishes are medium to large sized and can be shared and create a perfect casual dinner with friends with a breathtaking views of the Tel-Aviv beach and the Mediterranean.

Milgo and Milbar

Milgo Milbar - a restaurant headed by Chef Moti Titman, is located between the Habima Theater and the Cultural Hall in the classical Bauhaus corner.


Pastel – a modern, stylish Israeli brasserie led by owner Itzik Hengal and Chef Tavakuli. Pastel restaurant is situated in a lively area that houses the city’s premier cultural institutions.

Listings in Jordan


1312 features a contemporary menu of Lebanese cuisine created by famed Chef Joe Barza.


Bacchus is a casual trattoria situated in the Hilton Dead Sea Resort & Spa, which specialises in Italian cooking. Selections include a variety of freshly hand-made pastas and Italian specialties in a friendly environment.

Bourj Al Hamam

Bourj Al Hamam Restaurant is known throughout the region for fine Lebanese cuisine.

Cinco De Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a 5-star gastro-pub in the heart of Amman at InterContinental Jordan, offering modern and classic Mexican dishes, with platters ranging from Fajitas to Nachos, as well as special dishes, all prepared by the Mexican chef, Alvaro.


Indu takes you back to colonial India with its traditional décor and authentic menu.

Listings in Kuwait


A magnificent, intimate and elegant restaurant located on the 18th floor of Symphony Style Kuwait, A Radisson Collection Hotel, with spectacular views of the city skyline and the glittering Arabian Gulf.

Marsa Restaurant

Marsa is a Kuwait restaurant that embodies the concept of authentic Kuwait homes with its values and traditions.

The restaurant combines modern ambience with a traditional Kuwait atmosphere, which is reflected in the décor and the distinctive menu, along with delicious cuisine.

Olio Italian Restaurant

Olio Restaurant at Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa offers the finest ingredients to bring an authentic taste of Italy. Indulge in fresh pasta or mouth-watering pizzas from the wood-burning stove, whatever your choice, you will savour this freshly prepared Italian cuisine.

Peacock Chinese Restaurant

Since its opening in 1983, Peacock Chinese Restaurant became one of the most renowned restaurants in Kuwait. Peacock offers an appetizing range of cuisine from China’s various regions. Embark on a journey to discover the flavors of China.

Pepper Steakhouse

At Pepper Steakhouse in the Jumeirah Messilah Beach Hotel & Spa in Kuwait, you can indulge in the most succulent of prime cuts accompanied by delicious side dishes.

Salt Seafood & International Restaurant.

A specialized fine-dining seafood cuisine restaurant, Salt offers an international menu with the freshest ingredients. Every delectable on the menu is carefully designed by the experienced chefs to deliver the best in taste and quality.

Trèsind Kuwait

Trèsind, an award- winning restaurant by Passion F&B Management consultancies, is a progressive fine dining concept that serves an astute translation of authentic Indian cuisine.

Listings in Oman

Fleur Restaurant

Fleur at Dunes by Al Nahda is an al fresco all-day-dining restaurant offering a multi-cultural buffet breakfast as well as delicious á la carte and table d’hôte lunch and dinner options.

Khalab Restaurant

Our all-day-dining restaurant, open all year round, serving both international buffet-style and à la carte choices. The floor-to-ceiling glass windows provide a natural setting for diners with views of the surrounding grass and trees.

Qureshi Bab-Al-Hind

The winner of Oman’s “Best Northern Indian Cuisine” award 2016, and Luxury Lifestyle Award 2016, Qureshi Bab-Al-Hind restaurant has quickly established a reputation as one of Muscat’s most desirable places to dine, bringing something truly unique to a city already well-versed in gastronomic varie

Teatro Restaurant

Teatro - where Eastern cooking meets Western cuisine - an award winning concept and a signature upscale restaurant.

The Jungle Restaurant

Located in the beautiful city of Muscat, Oman, The Jungle Restaurant is a novel restaurant created along the tropical rainforest theme amidst lush foliage. The location and the ambience of the restaurant truly complement the unique venue.

Listings in Qatar

Al Matbakh Rooftop Grill

Climb up to the Al Matbakh Rooftop Grill situated in the Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel, and experience a carnivore’s paradise with the hottest views in town!

Al Nahham Restaurant

Al Nahham Restaurant is sure to tantalise any palate with freshly prepared mezze. Savour sensational seafood, choosing from an impressive ocean display, or delight in sublime Arabic creations infused with captivating tastes and aromas.

Al Sufra

Al Sufra means ‘the dining room’ in Arabic. This Levant-inspired restaurant has a timeless charm.

Ard Canaan Restaurant

Ard Canaan Restaurant is a fine dining restaurant located in Doha – Katara. The name of the restaurant represents all countries in the Levant Palestine, Lebanon, Syria, Jordan and parts of the Sinai region.

Flying Carpet

Flying Carpet restaurant is ideally located inside THE TORCH DOHA, and is easily accessible from all floors. Abundant natural light and a spacious outside area complement the impressive interior of the outlet.


True to Swiss hospitality, ForKnife is an all-day dining restaurant offering a choice of buffet or à-la-carte dining options, featuring the freshest selection of international dishes including seafood, hot and cold meats, hand-tossed salads and delectable desserts that will leave you truly spoile

Hakkasan Doha

Hakkasan Doha opened in January 2013 following the success of Hakkasan restaurants in Abu Dhabi and Dubai. Set in the scenic grounds of the St. Regis Hotel, the restaurant features a main dining room, Ling Ling Lounge and private dining room, as well as an outside terrace with a lounge.

La Mar

La Mar by Gastón Acurio is the go-to place for contemporary Peruvian cuisine, known for its rich flavours and diverse influences.

Mamig Armenian & Lebanese Restaurant

Mamig is a high-end restaurant and venue based in the Katara Cultural Village of Doha, Qatar.

Manko Doha

Being the first of it’s kind in the Middle East, Manko Doha is a unique ultra-lounge with chic Parisian flair.

Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor

Sanjeev Kapoor’s latest establishment proves just why he is the new chef in vogue.

SKY Lounge

Immerse your senses in a unique experience like never before! An upscale, glamorous, chic lounge located on the 51st floor of THE TORCH DOHA – making it the highest lounge in Doha.


THREE SIXTY is the only revolving restaurant in Doha. Located on 47th floor at The Torch Doha Hotel, the restaurant is 240 meters above the ground, offering breathtaking panoramic views across the city.

Listings in Saudi Arabia

Al Forno

Al Forno is located on the Mezzanine floor of the Hyatt Regency Makkah Jabal Omar. With a casual atmosphere of a rustic trattoria, this authentic and original restaurant offers specialties from the heart of Italian cuisine.


Savour delectable delights at one of Riyadh’s finest all-day dining restaurants. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner in a relaxed and refined atmosphere, Al Orjouan is a firm favourite with residents and visitors alike.

Aromi Restaurant

Indulge in panoramic Red Sea vistas and experience the finest Italian cuisines with a Venetian twist at Aromi restaurant. Watch sunsets over dinner in this elegant restaurant tastefully furnished in fresh modern décor.


This contemporary dining destination, situated in the Hyatt Regency Riyadh Olaya, offers specialty dishes from the gastronomic heritage of countries that border the Aegean Cuisine Greece and Turkey.


Enjoy classic Italian fare with a modern twist and fresh seasonal ingredients prepared by the expert chefs at The Ritz-Carlton, Riyadh.

Café Chic Restaurant

Spectacular show cooking is at the heart of this chic restaurant in Al Khobar, where French gastronomy blends with Asian flavours. This restaurant is set around a spectacular open kitchen offering an inspired menu which features a wonderful blend of oriental flavours and French cuisine.

Elements Restaurant

This multi-cuisine concept restaurant located at the Four Seasons Hotel is the first of its kind in Riyadh, serving up global cuisines from China, Japan, India and the Middle East, prepared to order from fresh ingredients.

Maharaja by Vineet

Explore the legendary world of Indian cuisine. Elegant palatial design, live Tandoori cooking performances, exquisite service and a range of delightful dishes make Mövenpick Hotel Al Khobar’s signature restaurant, ‘Maharaja by Vineet’ the ultimate destination for a magical culinary journey.


Mondo Restaurant, situated in the InterContinental Riyadh, offers a menu of Asian Western Fusion dishes that combine exotic flavours from around the world. Floor to ceiling windows let daylight brighten the spacious dining room.


Featuring the best of Mediterranean cuisine, this all-day dining restaurant in Jeddah is known for its fresh and seasonal ingredients, spacious outdoor terrace and a delectable selection of desserts.

The Oasis

The Oasis is located in the Mezzanine level of the Hyatt Regency Makkah Jabal Omar. This all-day dining restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner and is a popular venue to convene and connect throughout the day.

The Pampa Grill

“The Pampa Grill” – Argentinian Out-door Restaurant

The Pampa Grill combines traditional Argentinean specialties with luscious preparation - created and elaborated on by Argentinean Chefs.

Listings in United Arab Emirates

18 Degrees

The design of the restaurant’s dining room is chic and modern with a spacious seating style featuring traditional and high bar tables, booth seating and an outdoor terrace.

A Cappella

Situated at the tip of the iconic Palm Jumeirah, The Pointe and overlooking the magnificent Atlantis, is Passion F&B’s new global tapas bar concept – A Cappella.

Al Dawaar

Experience Al Dawaar, Dubai’s only rooftop, revolving restaurant and lounge, situated in the Hyatt Regency Dubai.

Al Dawaar combines culinary excellence with panoramic 360-degree views of the city’s skyline, Burj Khalifa, creek, and the sea.

Al Grissino Restaurant and Lounge

Together with talented chefs, Al Grissino cultivates the rustic charm of Southern Europe in Dubai’s International Financial Centre, Dubai’s busy, throbbing heartbeat.


Situated in The Oberoi, Dubai, Ananta is a luxury Fine Dining Indian restaurant that takes its diners through an exciting culinary experience.

Basilico Mediterranean Restaurant

Nestled in The Cove Rotana Resort in Ras Al Khaimah, this unique casual fine dining restaurant offers a variety of traditional choices of Mediterranean cuisine with an Italian emphasis.

BQ – French Kitchen and Bar

BQ – French Kitchen & Bar, situated in The St. Regis Dubai, pairs modern interpretations of French cuisine with traditional fare.

Bushman’s Restaurant & Bar

Explore the flavours of Down Under at this contemporary grill with great food that reflects the rustic outback. Succulent cuts of prime meat and seafood are prepared at the Parilla Grill and in the charcoal ovens, infusing each dish with the essence of the outdoors.

Carnival by Trèsind

Catering to myriad of cultures that flaunt the bustling corporate hub of DIFC, Carnival by Trèsind is a celebration of everything Indian, where Indian food comes of age to shed its erstwhile glamorous avatar and take leaps ahead to enter the post-modern era.

Cavalli Club, Restaurant & Lounge

Since its launch in 2009, Cavalli Club, Restaurant & Lounge has become one of Dubai’s most glamorous venues.

Cook Hall

A music hall that loves to cook in a warm and inviting industrial gastropub, Cook Hall serves up unique and modern regional American fare, small plates are passed, hand-crafted cocktails are stirred and specialty brews are drawn.

Desert Gate Restaurant

Desert Gate Restaurant is Telal Resort’s safari-theme inspired, fine-dining signature venue offering international gourmet cuisine with an oriental twist.


Four untold stories, unfolding over the course of a year. Ephemeral culinary tales of mystery and delight, each lasting for a limited time only, and told by one of four Michelin star chefs drawn from the kitchens of the world’s 50 finest restaurants.


Sitting on the 34th floor of the Hyatt Regency Dubai Creek Heights, Eve Penthouse & Lounge is Dubai’s inimitable rooftop venue where classic opulence and contemporary elegance combine to offer a diverse blend of cocktails and cosmopolitan bites, complemented by unrivalled views of the city.


Tantalise your taste buds with a world of flavours at Feast which is located at the Sheraton Grand Hotel Dubai.


Finz is fashionable and finessed – Abu Dhabi’s most scenic spot to lounge or indulge in the incredibly fresh seafood.

Frankie's Italian Restaurant & Bar

Frankie’s Italian Restaurant & Bar situated in Fairmont Bab Al Bahr Abu Dhabi is a collaboration between famed horse jockey Frankie Dettori and Michelin star Chef Marco Pierre White.

Il Capo

Il Capo Italian Restaurant, situated in The Westin Dubai, is a classical approach to authentic Italian Cuisine. It is set within metropolitan surrounds and stunning views of the Dubai water canal.

J&G Steakhouse

A luxurious environment, J&G Steakhouse features an elegant but relaxed décor creating an inviting atmosphere with world-class appeal. The rich wood interiors, stunning marble, vintage artwork accents and a sprawling wine display perfectly frame what we hope is a memorable dining experience.

Junoon Dubai

Junoon, meaning passion, is a modern Indian restaurant by Restaurateur Rajesh Bhardwaj. This contemporary restaurant offers dining experiences to satisfy all aspects of fine cuisine: wine selection, service, ambience and atmosphere.

JW's Steakhouse

Since its opening in 1995, JW’s Steakhouse has continued to set the standard for steakhouses in Dubai with its perfected version of classic steakhouse fare. The award-winning JW’s Steakhouse is famous for inventive entrées and steaks that cut like butter.

L'Olivo Ristorante

This elegant venue staffed by an award-winning team provides a delectable choice of traditional Italian and Mediterranean-inspired dishes.

La Cantine du Faubourg Dubai

La Cantine is located in Emirates Towers Hotel, one of Dubai’s most iconic landmarks. Elegance, fashion, music, art, energy and lights! La Cantine is modern Paris in a heartbeat.

Level Seven

Experience the legendary, rustic markets of the Mediterranean - Spain, Italy and Greece – in this bustling social hotspot, gorgeously adorned with wood, steel and vintage art amid earthy tones that invites to share stories and an abundance of tasteful tapas presentations.

Lexington Grill

With its theme taken from extravagant US steakhouses and the famed street in New York, this ground floor bespoke dining room is a refined eatery offering a delicious, unassuming menu of celestial steaks and the freshest seafood, flown in from around the world.

L’Olivo Ristorante

This elegant venue situated at Rixos The Palm Dubai is staffed by an award-winning team.

Mekong Restaurant

Experience the vibrant culture and essence of Thai, Vietnamese and Chinese cuisine at Mekong. Indulge in authentic delights at this signature dining venue named after the legendary river in South East Asia.

Min Zaman Restaurant Al Ain

Min Zaman restaurant has long since been a place with tradition and history in Al Ain city. Savour the taste of traditional Lebanese cuisine with a choice of sitting outdoor or indoor.


Taking over the 31st floor of W Dubai – Al Habtoor City, take in the best views of the new Dubai Water Canal in a relaxing social environment.


Situated in The Oberoi Hotel Dubai, Nine7One is a 24-hour restaurant that serves the finest international cuisine lit by magnificent crystal chandeliers in the evening and filled with natural light during the day.


Ossiano is a dining experience unlike any other.


Floating above the azure waters of the Arabian Gulf, Pierchic enjoys an almost ethereal relationship with nature – setting the perfect stage for an immersive seafood adventure.

Pranzo Eatery

Have an exceptional dining experience at "Pranzo", the newly launched signature restaurant at TIME Oak Hotel & Suites. Experience a world of flavors from the Mediterranean region and satisfy your appetite with a rich selection of cuisines in an open market setting.


Located high on the 68th floor at JW Marriott Marquis Dubai, the world’s tallest hotel, award-winning Prime68 presents a new generation of steakhouse, where supreme quality ingredients are served in elegant, yet modern style.

Rang Mahal

Discover the sensational New India, courtesy of Michelin-starred chef Atul Kochhar, presenting an exciting menu of modern Indian cuisine in a vibrant Palace of Colour – Rang Mahal.

Rodeo Grill

Located in the heart of Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi, the new Rodeo Grill sets the standard for today’s modern steakhouse. Featuring warm grey timbers that line the walls and floor, experience a contemporary dining experience with global influences.

Seasonal Tastes

The Chefs at Seasonal Tastes choose seasonal ingredients and superfoods that have a high amount of nutrients, and try to experiment wiht all kinds of recipes. The Chef’s choice is at the core of Seasonal Tastes.


Tanjore is the finest Indian restaurant in Al Ain, located at the Danat Al Ain Resort. Tanjore offers a selection of cuisine tailored in traditional tandoori clay ovens.

The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri

The Artisan by Enoteca Pinchiorri opened its doors in 2016, in the heart of Dubai: Burj Daman, DIFC. The decor is minimalist, modern and pure, which gives the cuisine its full expression: temperamentally Italian and strictly ingredient-driven.

Times Of Arabia

Times of Arabia Restaurant is a luxurious fine dining restaurant, offering the best authentic Arabic cuisine combined with a delightful atmosphere and the best Arabic hospitality.

Times of Arabia Restaurant - Al Seef

Times of Arabia Restaurant - Al Seef is a luxurious fine dining restaurant, offering the best authentic Arabic cuisine combined with a delightful atmosphere and the best Arabic hospitality.

Trader Vic's Al Ain

Guests enjoy a taste of legendary cuisine and signature cocktails in an exotic atmosphere at the world renowned Trader Vic’s restaurant. With the Polynesian style and décor, the restaurant centres around its’ unique Chinese oven which dates back to the Han Dynasty.

Trèsind Dubai

Trèsind, the multi-award winning & critically acclaimed flagship of Passion F&B, Dubai is the birthplace of ‘innovative Indian cuisine’, offering guests a progressive Indian fine-dining experience.

Trèsind Studio

Pegged as the world’s smallest, most exclusive, modern Indian restaurant, Trèsind Studio is an immersive culinary affair, guided as a Chef’s Table experience.

Turquoise Restaurant

Turquoise Restaurant offers authentic Turkish and international cuisine with a buffet concept in a comfortable intimate setting for families, couples and friends alike.


The charming and elegant interiors of the signature Italian restaurant at Palazzo Versace is set against the luminous waters of the Dubai Creek, this acts as the perfect backdrop for an intimate and cosy experience or a romantic dinner.

Wakame Restaurant

The Wakame culinary experience explores the tastes and traditions of Asia with a menu prepared by the masterful team of expert chefs and set within a contemporary yet evocatively inviting space located within the Sofitel Downtown Dubai.


YUAN takes guests on a gastronomic adventure through China, redefining Cantonese and Szechuan cuisine for Dubai’s most stylish crowd.

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