Nomination Process

  • Restaurants and brands are selected by our editorial panel.
  • Restaurants and brands cannot pay to be nominated.
  • No financial cost to nominees is incurred for participation or success.
  • No financial compensation, or any other benefit is offered to the editorial panel, judges or auditing company.

Voting and Important Dates

1st March Public voting opens

1st October Top 10 nominees in each category announced and voting continues

1st November Voting Closes

25th November Winners revealed at our Gala Awards Ceremony

To vote, you must either create a registration profile on our awards website or login to the website using Facebook.

Voters can only cast 1 vote in each category.

Voters are not required to cast a vote in every category.

Voters can only register once per email ID.

Votes are checked for any potential duplication or falsification via email ID and IP address. Any found to be false are to be deleted from our voting system, the Restaurant or Brand will be notified immediately and may be disqualified from the awards process entirely.

Employees and representatives of BBC Good Food Middle East or CPI Media Group are not eligible to vote.

Voting is not open for the following categories;

  • Restaurant of the Year - Dubai
  • Restaurant of the Year - Abu Dhabi
  • Restaurant of the Year - GCC


  • Hosted By

    BBC Good Food ME
  • Organised By

    CPI Media Group
  • Exclusive Main Course Sponsor

    Westholme Beef
  • Trophy Sponsor

  • Voting Prize Partner

    Al Baleed Resort Salalah Anantara
  • Audited By

    Bin Khadim, Radha & Co.