2023 FACT DINING AWARDS ABU DHABI : Nominees

2024

Afternoon Tea

  • Alba - The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
  • Al Meylas - Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
  • Crystal Lounge - The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
  • Episodes - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Lobby Lounge - Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
  • Lobby Lounge - Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
  • Majlis Lobby Lounge - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Majlis Saadiyat - Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
  • Observation Deck at 300 - Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
  • Osmo - Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Pearl Lounge - Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
  • The Drawing Room - The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

All Day Dining

  • Artisan Kitchen - Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences
  • CuiScene - Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
  • Garage - W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
  • Ginger - Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Giornotte - The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
  • Graphos Social Kitchen - Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Khayal - Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
  • Kuzbara - Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi
  • Latest Recipe - Le Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • Oléa - The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
  • Sidekicks - The WB Abu Dhabi
  • Sofra bld - Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
  • The Café - Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
  • The Terrace on the Corniche - The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
  • Vendôme - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • White - Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort

Bar

  • Art Lounge - Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • COYA Abu Dhabi - Al Maryah Island
  • Dragon’s Tooth Bar - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Hidden Bar - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Jazz & Fizz Bar - Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • La Cava - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Library Bar - The Abu Dhabi EDITION
  • Marta Bar - Fouquet’s Abu Dhabi
  • Neighborhood Café & Bar - Yas Island
  • Perlage - Al Maryah Island
  • Ray’s Bar - Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
  • The Warehouse Wine Bar & Tapas - Pearl Rotana Capital Centre Abu Dhabi
  • UVA - Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
  • Zuma - Al Maryah Island

Beach / Pool Bar

  • AT25 - Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi
  • Capila Pool Bar and Grill - Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Eclipse - Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
  • GLO - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Loop - Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences
  • Nasma Beachfront Bar - Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
  • Splash Poolside Bar - Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
  • Up & Below - Courtyard by Marriott, World Trade Center Abu Dhabi
  • Waves Bar - Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan
  • WET Deck – W Abu Dhabi - Yas Island

Café

  • Alkalime - Mamsha Al Saadiyat
  • Art House Cafe - Al Bateen
  • Blacksmith Coffee Company - NYU Abu Dhabi
  • Brunch & Cake - Marsa Al Bateen Marina
  • Café 302 - Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana
  • Cafe Arabia - Al Mushrif
  • Cafe James - Reem Island
  • Crunch and Munch Café - Sheikha Fatima Park
  • DRVN Coffee - Airport Road
  • EL&N Abu Dhabi - Yas Bay
  • Fa’e Cafe - Abu Dhabi Youth Hub
  • LOCAL - Various Location
  • No. FiftySeven Boutique Cafe - Al Bateen
  • Sanderson’s - Al Seef Village
  • tashas - Al Bateen
  • Wake N’ Bake - Mamsha Al Saadiyat

European

  • Asador de Aranda - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Alba Terrace - The Abu Dhabi EDITION
  • Bentley Kitchen - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Brauhaus - Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Diablito - Yas Marina
  • Eat Greek - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Éla Éla - Yas Marina
  • José by Pizarro - Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
  • MAZI Abu Dhabi - The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
  • MIKA - Yas Marina
  • Oii - Al Qana
  • Paradiso Abu Dhabi - Yas Bay
  • ZOE Modern Greek Kouzina - Marsa Al Bateen

French

  • Cyan Brasserie - Andaz Capital Gate Abu Dhabi
  • Fouquet’s Abu Dhabi - Louvre Abu Dhabi
  • La Salle - Saadiyat Beach Club
  • Le Beaujolais - Novel Hotel City Centre
  • Le Bistrot - Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
  • LPM Restaurant & Bar - Al Maryah Island
  • Penelope’s - Yas Marina
  • Raclette Brasserie & Café - Mamsha Al Saadiyat

Fusion

  • Bambu Bar & Restaurant - Cristal Hotel Abu Dhabi
  • Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi - The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
  • Güngor Chef - Reem Island
  • MouzMari - Reem Island
  • Mykonos - Le Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • Nolu’s Downtown - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Tazal - Al Qana
  • Teatro - Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • TIKI Pacifico Dining and Lounge - Al Bandar
  • Trader Vic’s - Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Valgerand - Mamsha Al Saadiyat

Homegrown

  • Antonia - Various Locations
  • Bua Thai Cafe - Yas Bay
  • Burro Blanco - Al Khalidiya
  • Desert Lotus - Al Bandar
  • Kopitiam by Chandy's - Al Falah Street
  • Kuzina 22 Restaurant - Al Mina
  • Marmelatta - Al Mina
  • Montauk Boutique Café & Restaurant - Yas Mall
  • Pizza Di Rocco - Al Dhafrah
  • Rempah Indonesian Restaurant - Airport Road
  • Saigon House - Various Locations
  • SALT - Umm Al Emarat Park
  • Sticky Rice - Yas Mall
  • Terra - Al Qana
  • Vietnamese Pho - Reem Island
  • West To West Kitchen - Al Bzaymi Street

Indian

  • Indigo - Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Martabaan by Hemant Oberoi - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Moksh - Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
  • MYNT - Salam Street
  • Namak - Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
  • Punjab Grill - Venetian Village
  • Rangoli - Yas Island Rotana
  • Ushna - The Souk Qaryat-Al Beri
  • Zeera by Buddha-Bar - Yas Bay

International

  • BB Social Dining - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Belgian Café - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
  • Brick Rooftop Kitchen & Bar - Aloft Hotel Abu Dhabi
  • Broadway - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental
  • Entrecôte Café de Paris - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Flamingo Room by tashas - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Fresh Basil: Dining In The Dark - Bab Al Qasr Hotel & Residences
  • Les Dangereux - Mamsha Al Saadiyat
  • Market Kitchen - Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • Somewhere - Marina Mall
  • Ting Irie - Mamsha Al Saadiyat
  • West Bay Lounge - Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi Corniche

Italian

  • Antonia - Various Locations
  • Cafe Milano - Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
  • Cipriani - Yas Marina
  • Dino’s Bistro Italiano - Pearl Rotana Capital Centre Abu Dhabi
  • Filini Garden - Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Marco's Italian - Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
  • Mare Mare - Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
  • Olio Restaurant & Lounge - Desert Island Resort & Spa by Anantara
  • Porto Gina - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
  • Prego’s - Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Si Ristorante Italiano & Bar - Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
  • SOLE - Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
  • Talea by Antonio Guida - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Terra Secca - Al Wathba, A Luxury Collection Desert Resort & Spa, Abu Dhabi
  • Verso - Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel and Residences Emirates Pearl
  • Villa Toscana - The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Japanese

  • 99 Sushi Bar & Restaurant - Al Maryah Island
  • Aja Asian & Teppanyaki - Rixos Premium Saadiyat Island
  • Akiba Dori - Yas Bay
  • Café Sushi - Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
  • Daikan Izakaya - Yas Bay
  • KAIZU Japanese Restaurant - Al Zahiyah
  • Mr Moto - Yas Bay
  • NIRI Restaurant & Bar - Mamsha Al Saadiyat
  • Otoro - Al Qana
  • Zuma - Al Maryah Island

Latin American

  • Alma - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Amerigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant - Park Inn by Radisson, Yas Island
  • Barbossa - Yas Bay
  • Chamas Churrascaria & Bar - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
  • COYA Abu Dhabi - Al Maryah Island
  • INCA Pool & Bar Restaurant - Millennium Al Rawdah Hotel
  • Loca - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Maté - Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
  • Ola Brasil - Al Ghazal Golf Club

Lounge

  • B-Lounge - Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
  • Blu Sky Lounge & Grill - Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
  • Iris - Yas Marina
  • LEXX - Grand Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Residences Emirates Pearl
  • Shala Beach Lounge - Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
  • Siddharta Lounge by Buddha-Bar - Yas Bay
  • Stratos - Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • The Overlook - The WB Abu Dhabi
  • W Lounge - W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
  • Y Bar - Yas Island Rotana

Middle Eastern & North African

  • Abd El Wahab - The Collection Saadiyat
  • Almayass - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Beirut Sur Mer - Mamsha Al Saadiyat
  • Bushra by Buddha-Bar - Yas Bay
  • Byblos Sur Mer - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
  • Em Sherif Sea Café - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Erth - Al Hosn
  • Grand Beirut - Various Locations
  • Lebanese Terrace - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Li Beirut - Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
  • Mazaj Bab Al Bahr - Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
  • Mijana - The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
  • Mosaic Restaurant - Muroor Road
  • Stouff Beirut Restaurant - World Trade Centre Mall
  • Tean - Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
  • Villa Mamas - Muroor Road

Newcomer

  • Bord Eau by Nicolas Isnard - Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
  • Craft by Side Hustle - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Le Bistro by Salmontini - Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • Mr Kim - Yas Mall
  • R&B Grillhouse - Marsa Al Bateen Marina
  • SAL Saadiyat - Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
  • TOTÓ Abu Dhabi - Mamsha Al Saadiyat

Outdoor Dining

  • Alba Terrace - The Abu Dhabi EDITION
  • AT25 - Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi
  • Balcon Lounge & Terrace - Southern Sun Hotel Abu Dhabi
  • Beach House - Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
  • Buddha-Bar Beach Abu Dhabi - The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
  • Catch at St. Regis - The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
  • Filini Garden - Radisson Blu Hotel, Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Grills@Chill’O - Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Hakkasan Abu Dhabi - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Kamoon - Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana
  • Sand & Koal - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Sontaya - The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
  • Turtle Bay Bar & Grill - Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
  • West Bay Lounge - Radisson Blu Abu Dhabi Corniche

Pan Asian

  • Asia Asia - Yas Bay
  • Ba:TE by Wawa Dining - Eastern Mangroves
  • Benjarong - Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
  • Cho Gao Marina Walk - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
  • Dai Pai Dong - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Din Tai Fung - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Hakkasan Abu Dhabi - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Li Jiang - The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
  • Mamafri - Sheikha Fatima Park
  • NURI Grill & Bar - Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • Shang Palace - Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
  • Silk & Spice - Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Sontaya - The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
  • TAON Korean Restaurant - Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Thai Gate - Al Qana

Pub

  • Appaloosa - Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
  • BYB Abu Dhabi - World Trade Centre Mall
  • Captain’s Arms - Le Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant - Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Crafty Fox - Yas Links Abu Dhabi
  • Hamilton’s Gastropub - Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
  • Hemingway’s - Radisson Blu Hotel and Resort, Abu Dhabi Corniche
  • Lock, Stock & Barrel - Yas Bay
  • McCafferty’s Irish Bar - Hilton Abu Dhabi Yas Island
  • McGettigan’s - Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
  • Offside Sports Lounge - Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort
  • PJ O’Reilly’s Irish Pub - Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • Porters English Pub - Grand Millennium Al Wahda
  • Stills Restaurant & Bar - Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
  • The Irish Vickers - World Trade Centre Mall
  • Velocity Sports Bar - Marriott Hotel Downtown Abu Dhabi

Saturday Brunch – Casual Dining

  • Alba Terrace - The Abu Dhabi EDITION
  • Amerigos Mexican Bar & Restaurant - Park Inn by Radisson, Yas Island
  • Asia Asia - Yas Bay
  • BB Social Dining - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Broadway - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental
  • Butcher & Still - Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
  • CuiScene - Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
  • Garage - W Abu Dhabi – Yas Island
  • Giornotte - The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
  • Khayal - Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi
  • Market Kitchen - Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • Sim Sim - Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas
  • Sofra bld - Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat Al Beri, Abu Dhabi
  • Urban Kitchen - Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi

Saturday Brunch – Fine Dining

  • Dai Pai Dong - Rosewood Abu Dhabi
  • Maté - Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
  • Nahaam - Conrad Abu Dhabi Etihad Towers
  • Paradiso Abu Dhabi - Yas Bay
  • The Café - Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
  • Zuma - Al Maryah Island

Seafood

  • Al Shader - Hudayriyat Island
  • Beach House - Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
  • Catch at St. Regis - The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
  • Finz - Beach Rotana
  • Fishmarket - InterContinental Abu Dhabi
  • Flooka - Eastern Mangroves
  • Ryba - Souq Al Mina
  • Safina - Saadiyat Beach Club
  • SIMITCH - Marina Village
  • Turtle Bay Bar & Grill - Saadiyat Rotana Resort & Villas

Steakhouse

  • Acres Grill House - Yas Acres Golf & Country Club
  • Butcher & Still - Four Seasons Hotel Abu Dhabi at Al Maryah Island
  • Coal Steakhouse - Sheikha Fatima Park
  • Hunter & Barrel - Yas Bay
  • Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill - Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
  • Nusr-Et - The Galleria Al Maryah Island
  • Oak Room - The Abu Dhabi EDITION
  • Rodeo Grill - Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
  • Sand & Koal - Emirates Palace Mandarin Oriental, Abu Dhabi
  • Stratos Revolving Lounge Bar & Grill - Le Royal Méridien Abu Dhabi
  • The Directors’ Club - The WB Abu Dhabi
  • The Forge - The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
  • The Foundry - Southern Sun Hotel Abu Dhabi
  • The Grill - Marriott Hotel Al Forsan, Abu Dhabi