We’re celeb rating all things food and hospitality for the second time with the FACT Dining Awards 2016. The foodie scene in the city has been abuzz this last 12 months , and now it ’s time to reward the hard work. Here we go *drum roll *… announcing the nominees of the FACT Dining Awards 2016!

INTERNATIONAL
TRADER VIC’S – Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
CUISCENE – Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
MARKET KITCHEN – Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
URBAN KITCHEN – Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
FAIRWAYS – The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa
CORNICHE RESTAURANT – Sofitel Abu Dhabi
Corniche


ITALIAN
FRANKIE’S – Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
AMALFI – Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
SPACCANAPOLI – Crowne Pla za Abu Dhabi
VILLA TOSCANA – St. Regis Abu Dhabi
PAPPAGALLO – Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
CIRCO – InterContinental Abu Dhabi
BOCCA– Hilton Abu Dhabi


MEDITTERANEAN
GIORNOTTE – The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
LEMON TREE – Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
SAFINA – Saadiyat Beach Club
THE BEACH HOUSE – Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
OLEA – The St. Regis Saadiyat Island RESORT
18 DEGREES – Hyatt Capital Gate


FRENCH
BENTLEY’S BISTRO & BAR – The Galleria
BRASSERIE ANGELIQUE – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
LE PRIVE – Mercure Centre Hotel
BORD EAU – Shangri -La Qaryat Al Beri
BRASSERIE FLO – Venetian Village


ARABIC
KAHRAMAN – Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
LI BEIRUT – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
SAMBUSEK – Rosewood Abu Dhabi
MIJANA – The Ritz-Carlton Abu DHABI, Grand Canal
BAROUK – Crowne Pla za Yas Island
MARAKESH – Millennium Corniche Hotel
BYBLOS SUR MER – InterContinental Abu
Dhabi


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SEAFOOD
SAYAD – Emirates Palace
FINZ – Beach Rotana
FISHMARKET – InterContinental Abu Dhabi
P&C BY SERGI AROLA – Shangri -La Qaryat Al Beri
CATCH – The St. Regis Abu Dhabi Corniche
TURQUOIZ – The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
FLOOKA – Eastern Mangroves


CHINESE
SHANG PALACE – Shangri -La Qaryat Al Beri
HAKKASAN – Emirates Palace
SHANGHAI SURPRISE – Al Diar Capital Hotel
DAI PAI DONG – Rosewood Abu Dhabi
CHINA RESTAURANT – Mercure Centre Hotel


SOUTH EAST ASIAN
LI JLANG – The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi,
Grand Canal
CHO GAO – Crowne Pla za Abu Dhabi
NOODLE BOX – Yas Viceroy
TEATRO – Park Rotana
SONTAYA – The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
ROYAL ORCHID – Hilton Abu Dhabi


JAPANESE
BENIHANA – Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
TORI NO SU – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
KOI – The Collection, Saadiyat Island
SHO CHO – Souq Qaryat Al Beri
ZUMA – Al Maryah Island
INAKAYA – Venetian Village


INDIAN
USHNA – The Souq Qaryat -Al Beri
ANGAR – Yas Viceroy
AVASA – The St. Regis Saadiyat Island
INDIGO – BEACH ROTANA ABU DHABI
PEPPERMILLl – Eastern Mangroves Promenade
PUNJAB GRILL – Venetian Village


THAI
BENJARONG – Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
PACHAYLEN – Eastern Mangroves Hotel &Spa by Anantara
TALAY – Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
SILK & SPICE – Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
LEMONGRASS – The Galleria


LATIN AMERICAN
CHAMAS – InterContinental Abu Dhabi
NOCHE – Hilton Capital Grand Abu Dhabi
AMERIGOS – Park Inn By Radisson, Yas Island
EL SOMBRERO – Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
ASIA DE CUBA – The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
TAQADO – The Galleria


 

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STEAKHOUSE
THE FORGE – The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
THE FOUNDRY – Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
55&5th, THE GRILL – The St. Regis Saadiyat Island RESORT
RODEO GRILL – Beach Rotana Abu Dhabi
MARCO PIERRE WHITE – Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
THE CAPITAL GRILL – Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
PARK BAR & GRILL – Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas


ALL DAY DINING
AL WAHDA ALL DAY DINING– Grand
Millennium Al Wahda
PEPPER ALL DAY DINING – Novotel Al Bustan
GINGER – Park Rotana
LA TERRAZZA – Hilton Abu Dhabi
SILK ROUTE – Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
ROSEWATER – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers


AL FRESCO DINING
BBQ AL QASR – Emirates Palace
ACROPOLIS – Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
BLUE GRILL – Yas Island Rotana
VASCO’S – Hilton Abu Dhabi
BOA STEAKHOUSE – Eastern Mangroves Promenade
CIPRIANIi – Yas Marina


POOL BAR

NAHAAM – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
SHAMS POOL BAR – Radisson Blu Yas Island
THE POOL DECK – Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara
BREEZE – Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
SHADES POOL BAR – The Westin Abu Dhabi Golf Resort & Spa
WAVES POOL BAR – Novotel Al Bustan


PUB
CAPTAIN’S ARMS – Le Meridien Abu Dhabi
COOPER’S BAR & RESTAURANT – Park Rotana Abu Dhabi
HEROES – Crowne Pla za Abu Dhabi
PORTERS – Grand Millennium Al Wahda
MCGETTIGANS – Al Raha Beach Hotel
PJ O’REILLY’S – Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
BELGIAN CAFE – InterContinental Abu Dhabi


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BAR/LOUNGE

STILLS – Crowne Pla za Yas Island
IRIS – Yas Island
RAY’S BAR – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
STRATOS – Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
JAZZ BAR & DINING – Hilton Abu Dhabi
STARS ‘N’ BARS – Yas Island


CAFÉ
JONES THE GROCER – Various Locations
CAFE PALMIER – Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
MAGNOLIA BAKERY – The Galleria
THE CAFE– Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
PARKAFE – Park Rotana
FILAMENTS – Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
FIFTH STREET CAFE – Courtyard By
Marriott World Trade Centre


COFFEE HOUSE
TIM HORTON’S– Various Locations
COSTA COFFEE – Various Locations
MUGG & BEAN – Various Locations
GLORIA JEAN’S – Various Locations
THE COFFEE CLUB – Yas Mall


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TEA ROOM
THE CHOCOLATE GALLERY– Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
TEA LOUNGE – The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
ALBA – Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi, Grand Canal
LE CAFE – Emirates Palace
THE LIBRARY – Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
OBSERVATION DECK 300 – Jumeirah at Etihad Towers


IN-MALL
LA BRIOCHE – Various Locations
CARLUCCIO’S – Various Locations
SHAKESPEARE & CO. – Yas Mall
P.F. CHANG’S – Yas Mall
PAUL CAFE – Various Locations
IKEA RESTAURANT – Yas Island
LEOPOLD’S OF LONDON – Nation Towers


FRIDAY BRUNCH
BUBBALICIOUS FRIDAY BRUNCH– The Westin
Abu Dhabi golf Resort & Spa
FRIDAY MARINA BRUNCH– InterContinental Abu Dhabi
FRIDAY FAIRMONT BRUNCH – Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
MARKET KITCHEN – Le Royal Meridien Abu Dhabi
FRIDAY BRUNCH AT GRILLS@CHILL’O – Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche
STEAK & JAZZ BRUNCH – Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
CHILLI & GRILL BRUNCH – Jumeirah at
Etihad Towers
OLEA – St.Regis Saadiyat Island Resort


FAMILY FRIDAY BRUNCH
GIORNOTTE – The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi,
Grand Canal
SEVILLA – Al Raha Beach Hotel
SILK ROUTE – Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi
FRIDAY BRUNCH – Beach Rotana
JING ASIA – Crowne Pla za Yas Island
FRIDAY BRUNCH – Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort
SOFRA BLD – Shangri -La Qaryat Al Beri
MUNCH THE FAMILY BRUNCH –  Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas


FAMILY FRIENDLY
No.FIFTY SEVEN BOUTIQUE CAFE
AL BATHNA – Armed Forces Officers Club
BAROCCO – Royal Rose Hotel
KAMOON – Khalidiya Palace Rayhaan by Rotana


NEWCOMER

BARFLY BY BUDDHA BAR – Venetian Village
BYBLOS SUR MER – InterContinental Abu Dhabi
DAI PAI DONG – Rosewood Abu Dhabi
PEARLS BY MICHAEL CAINES – Jumeriah at Etihad Towers
TODD ENGLISH’S OLIVES – Venetian Village
P&C BY SERGI AROLA – Shangri -La Qaryat Al Beri
SPORTSMANS ARMS – Zayed Sports City


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