Time Out Dubai Restaurant Awards 2015

Shortlist revealed for the 10th annual Dubai restaurant awards

It's that time of year again when Time Out Dubai reveals the names of the very best restaurants in Dubai.

For the past 11 months our team of secret reviewers have been spending hundreds of thousands of Dirhams, eating hundreds of meals and preparing the list. This is the 10th year in a row Time Out has awarded the city's finest restaurants and the winners will be unveiled at a glittering ceremony at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai on March 18.

This year, as well as awarding the finest restaurants in categories such as Best Romantic Restaurant, Best Brunch, Best New Restaurant and more than 10 different cuisine categories Time Out will be rewarding one Restaurant of the Decade to celebrate a dining spot that has achieved longevity as well as excellence.

See the full shortlist below and let us know who you think should win the coveted title of Restaurant of the Year.


Best Afternoon Tea
Al Bayt, The Palace Downtown Dubai
Al Fayrooz Lounge, Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
At.mosphere Restaurant & Lounge, Burj Khalifa
Choix par Pierre Gagnaire, InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Fortnum & Mason, Downtown Dubai
La Farine Café & Bakery, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Mashrabiya Lounge, Fairmont The Palm
Peacock Alley, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Sahn Eddar, Burj Al Arab
Samovar Lounge, One&Only Royal Mirage

Best Bar Food
Aprés, Mall of the Emirates
Trader Vic's, Madinat Jumeirah
Buddha Bar, Grosvenor House Dubai
Calabar, The Address Downtown Dubai
Caramel, DIFC
Cargo, Pier 7
GQ Bar, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Iris Dubai, The Oberoi, Dubai
Loca, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa
The Terrace, Park Hyatt Dubai

Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

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Best Brunch
Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
Bubbalicious, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Crescendo, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Gaucho, DIFC
Mina A'Salam, Madinat Jumeirah
Saffron, Atlantis The Palm
Nobu, Atlantis The Palm
Toro Toro, Grosvenor House Dubai
Traiteur, Park Hyatt Dubai
The Ivy, Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Best Budget
Betawi Café, Karama
Bu Qtair, Umm Suqeim
Calicut Paragon, Karama
Klayya Bakery & Sweets, Al Barsha Mall
Rangoli Vegetarian Restaurant, Meena Bazaar
Ravi Restaurant, Satwa
Taqado Mexican Kitchen, DIFC
Venus, Karama
Yalla Momos, Karama
Zaroob, Sheikh Zayed Road

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best Business Lunch
Alta Badia, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Caramel, DIFC
Café Belge, The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC
Gaucho, DIFC
Okku, The H Hotel
Roberto’s, DIFC
The Ivy, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
The Rib Room, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Toko, Vida Downtown Dubai
Zuma, DIFC

Best Café
Baker & Spice, Souk Al Bahar
BookMunch, Al Wasl Square
Choix par Pierre Gagnaire, InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Mellow Yellow, Mirdif
Nofara Café, JLT
Public Café, JLT
The Lime Tree Café, Al Manara
Tom & Serg, Al Quoz
Crumbs Élysée, Al Manara
Urban Bistro, Dubai Media City

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best Family
BookMunch, Al Wasl Square
jones the grocer, Al Manara
Crumbs Élysée, Al Manara
Mazina, The Address Dubai Marina
Mellow Yellow, Mirdif
Mo's, Citywalk
Nofara Café, JLT
Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes Club
Seafire, Atlantis The Palm
The Lime Tree Café, Al Manara

Best Pub Food
The Dubliner's, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Belgian Beer Café, Madinat Jumeirah
D&A, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Crown & Lion, Byblos Hotel Dubai
Fibber Magee's, Sheikh Zayed Road
McGettigan's, JLT
Rodeo Drive, Sheikh Zayed Road
Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes Club
The Irish Village, Garhoud
The Underground Pub, Habtoor Grand Beach Resort & Spa Jumeirah Beach

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

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Best Romantic
101 Dining Lounge and Bar, One&Only The Palm
Villa Beach, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Armani/Ristorante, Armani Hotel Dubai
Karma Kafé, Souk Al Bahar
Pai Thai, Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
Pierchic, Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
Qbara, Wafi
Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire, InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Toko, Vida Downtown Dubai

Best Seafood
Al Mahara, Burj Al Arab
Aprons & Hammers, Dubai International Marine Club, Mina Seyahi
Bu Qtair, Umm Suqeim
CLAW BBQ, Souk Al Bahar
Peppercrab, Grand Hyatt Dubai
Pierchic, Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
Ossiano, Atlantis The Palm
Salmontini, Mall of the Emirates
Sammach, Souk Al Bahar
Seafood Market, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best Steakhouse
Asado, The Palace Downtown Dubai
Center Cut, The Ritz-Carlton, DIFC
JW’s Steakhouse, JW Marriott Dubai
Gaucho, DIFC
Prime68, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Prime Steakhouse, The Meydan Hotel
La Parrilla, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Rhodes Twenty10, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa
The Rib Room, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
The Exchange Grill, Fairmont Dubai

Best Chinese
Bā Restaurant & Lounge, Fairmont The Palm
China Sea, Deira
Hakkasan, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
New Times Restaurant, Deira
Royal China, DIFC
Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai
The China Club, Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Deira Creek
Xiao Wei Yang Hotpot, Bur Dubai
Yuan, Atlantis The Palm
Zheng He’s, Mina A' Salam, Madinat Jumeirah

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best European
101 Dining Lounge and Bar, One&Only The Palm
Al Hambra, Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
Alfie’s, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
El Sur, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Elia, Majestic Hotel Tower Dubai
Picante, Four Points by Sheraton Bur Dubai
Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes Club
Rivington Grill, Madinat Jumeirah
table 9 by Darren Velvick, Hilton Dubai Creek
The Ivy, Jumeirah Emirates Towers

Best French
Fournil De Pierre, Downtown Dubai
La Petite Maison, DIFC
La Serre Bistro and Boulangerie, Vida Downtown Dubai
Le Classique, Emirates Golf Club
Maison Bagatelle, Downtown Dubai
Nineteen, The Address Montgomerie Dubai
Reflets par Pierre Gagnaire, InterContinental Dubai Festival City
Sass Café, DIFC
STAY by Yannick Alléno, One&Only The Palm
Traiteur, Park Hyatt Dubai

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best Indian
Ananta, The Oberoi, Dubai
Armani/Amal, Armani Hotel Dubai
Calicut Paragon, Karama
Gazebo, Mankhool Road
Indego by Vineet, Grosvenor House Dubai
Mahec, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Asha’s, Wafi
Nina, One&Only Royal Mirage
Rang Mahal by Atul Kochhar, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai
Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor, Meliá Dubai

Best Italian
Armani/Ristorante, Armani Hotel Dubai
BiCE, Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort
Cavalli Club, Restaurant & Lounge, Fairmont Dubai
Medzo, Wafi
Roberto’s, DIFC
Ronda Locatelli, Atlantis The Palm
Segreto, Madinat Jumeirah
Sicilia, Mövenpick Ibn Battuta Gate Hotel
Social by Heinz Beck, Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah
Splendido, The Ritz-Carlton, JBR

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best Japanese
Armani/Hashi, Armani Hotel Dubai
Chez Sushi, Al Wasl Square
TOMO, Raffles Dubai
Katsuya by Starck, The Dubai Mall
Kiku, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Nobu, Atlantis The Palm
Okku, The H Hotel
Sho Cho, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa
Toko, Vida Downtown Dubai
Zuma, DIFC

Best Latin American
Asado, The Palace Downtown Dubai
Frevo, Fairmont The Palm
Fuego, Souk Al Bahar
Gaucho, DIFC
La Parrilla, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Malecon, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa
Maya Modern Mexican Kitchen + Lounge, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa
Toro Toro, Grosvenor House Dubai
Tortuga, Mina A' Salam, Madinat Jumeirah
The Act Dubai, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best MENA
Best South East Asian
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best MENA
Al Nafoorah, Jumeirah Emirates Towers
Café Arabesque, Park Hyatt Dubai
Khan Murjan, Wafi
Lalezar, Jumeirah Zabeel Saray
Leila, Downtown Dubai
Levantine, Atlantis The Palm
Nay Restaurant & Lounge, DIFC
Ottomans, Grosvenor House Dubai
Qbara, Wafi
Zaroob, Sheikh Zayed Road

Best South East Asian
Beachcombers, Jumeirah Beach Hotel
Betawi Café, Karama
Blue Jade, The Ritz Carlton, JBR
Hanoi Naturally, JLT
Hoi An, Shangri-La Hotel, Dubai
Karma Kafé, Souk Al Bahar
Mekong, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
Wox, Grand Hyatt Dubai
White Orchid, JA Palm Tree Court
Umai, The Oberoi, Dubai

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best Thai
Best Newcomer

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.


Best Thai
Benjarong, Dusit Thani Dubai
Mango Tree, Souk Al Bahar
Pai Thai, Al Qasr, Madinat Jumeirah
smiling BKK, Al Wasl Square
Spice Emporium, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Sukhothai, Le Méridien Dubai Hotel & Conference Centre
Thai Bistro, Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa
The Thai Kitchen, Park Hyatt Dubai
Thiptara, The Palace Downtown Dubai
Tong Thai, JW Marriott Marquis Hotel Dubai

Best Newcomer
Bushman's, Anantara Dubai The Palm Resort & Spa
China Grill, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi Beach Resort & Marina
Clé, DIFC
CUT by Wolfgang Puck, The Address Downtown Dubai
Frioul Bistro de Luxe, Madinat Jumeirah
Omnia Gourmet, Jumeirah
Rhodes W1, Grosvenor House Dubai
Solo Bistronomia, Raffles Dubai
The Scene by Simon Rimmer, Pier 7
Zengo, Le Royal Méridien Beach Resort & Spa

Best Afternoon Tea
Best Bar Food
Best Brunch
Best Budget
Best Business Lunch
Best Café
Best Family
Best Pub Food
Best Romantic
Best Seafood
Best Steakhouse
Best Chinese
Best European
Best French
Best Indian
Best Italian
Best Japanese
Best Latin American
Best MENA
Best South East Asian

For event table bookings and prices, please contact tablebookings@timeoutdubai.com.

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