Here are the categories that will be open for the public to vote for their favourites on 1st April 2020!

Nominations are not open for our awards, however should you wish to be considered by the BBC Good Food ME team -


Café - Dubai

Italian Restaurant - Dubai

Healthy Eating Restaurant - Dubai

Japanese Restaurant - Dubai

Gastro Pub - Dubai

Meat Restaurant - Dubai

Party Brunch - Dubai

Middle Eastern Restaurant - Dubai

Casual Brunch - Dubai

Pan Asian Restaurant - Dubai

Family Brunch - Dubai

Mediterranean Restaurant - Dubai

Homegrown Restaurant - Dubai

Seafood Restaurant - Dubai

Casual Dining Restaurant - Dubai

Fine Dining Restaurant - Dubai

Staycation Experience - Dubai

New Restaurant - Dubai

Beach Club - UAE

Casual Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Grocery Delivery Service - UAE

Fine Dining Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Dining App - UAE

Staycation Experience - Abu Dhabi

Grocery Store - UAE

Brunch - Abu Dhabi

Kitchenware Store - UAE

New Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Kitchen Appliance Brand - UAE

Casual Restaurant - Northern Emirates

Afternoon Tea - Dubai

Fine Dining Restaurant - Northern Emirates

Fine Dining Brunch - Dubai

Staycation Experience - Northern Emirates

Americas & Caribbean Restaurant - Dubai

Brunch - Northern Emirates

British Restaurant - Dubai

Staycation Experience - GCC

French Restaurant - Dubai

Casual restaurant – GCC

Indian Restaurant - Dubai

Fine dining restaurant – GCC

Afternoon Tea – Abu Dhabi

British Restaurant – Abu Dhabi

French Restaurant – Abu Dhabi

Indian Restaurant – Abu Dhabi

Indian Restaurant – Abu Dhabi

Italian Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Meat Restaurant – Abu Dhabi

Mediterranean Restaurant – Abu Dhabi

Middle Eastern Restaurant – Abu Dhabi

Pan Asian Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Americas & Caribbean Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Japanese Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Seafood Restaurant - Abu Dhabi

Categories that will not be open for public vote*

Restaurant of the Year - GCC

Restaurant of the Year - Abu Dhabi

Restaurant of the Year - Dubai


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    BBC Good Food ME
  • Organised By

    CPI Media Group
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    Al Baleed Resort Salalah Anantara
  • Audited By

    Bin Khadim, Radha & Co.