Hello food friends, are you ready for another year of amazing dinning destinations and well-deserved awards? The annual Citi Fact awards are back for another year to celebrate Bahrain’s nest culinary offerings. After much eating out, we have a worthy nominee list… Make sure you vote for your favourites online! Good luck everyone…

INTERNATIONAL

Café Amsterdam, Adliya
Trader Vic’s, Seef
• Links, Royal Golf Club
Jones The Grocer, Amwaj Islands
Camelot Restaurant & Lounge, Adliya
• Zoe, Adliya
• Me & You, Amwaj Islands
Signature Grill, Capital Club Bahrain

Cafe Amsterdam


 ITALIAN

• Primavera, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
• Fiamma, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
• Cucina Italiana, Juffair
• La Pergola, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
• Medzo, InterContinental Regency Bahrain
• Prego, Roya l Golf Club
• Rosso, ART Rotana Amwaj Islands
• Oliveto, Adliya
• Fatto, Seef
• La Taverna Sul Mare, Coral Bay
• Vento, Four Seasons hotel Bahrain Bay

Primavera Ritz Carlton


 MEDITERRANEAN

La Vinoteca Barcelona, Adliya
Nicole’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge, ADLIYA
• Florence, Adliya
• Masso, Pa lac e Boutique Hotel

La Vinoteca


 GULF

• Saffron, Al Areen Palac e & Spa
Furn Bistro & Bakery, The Westin Bahrain City Centre
• Kenza, K Hotel
• Baharat , Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre

Furn


IRANIAN

• Takht Jamsheed, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
Isfahani
• Golestan, Sheraton Bahrain Hotel
Persian Garden, Seef


 LEBANESE

Pashawat , Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
• Rayes, Coral Bay
• Zahle, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
• Reem Al Bawadi, Ramada Manama City Centre
• Abd El Wahab, Moda Mall


SEAFOOD

• La Mer, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
• Samak, Coral Bay
• La Perle Fishmarket, Novotel Al Dana Resort
The Fish Market, Al Bander Hotel & Resort
Waves, Crowne Plaza Bahrain
• Le Domain 34, The Domain Hotel & Spa


TURKISH

• Kosebasi, City Centre Bahrain
• Mama Istanbul, The Lagoon, Amwaj Islands
Turkish Mashawi, Ramli Mall
• Bolulu Hasan Usta Bahrain, Manama
• Mado & Kunefeci, Seef Mall Muharraq
• Guzel Restaurant, Adliya


CHINESE

• China Garden, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
• P.F. Chang’s, City Centre Bahrain
• David’s Stir Fry Crazy
• Soie, Sherat on Bahrain Hotel
• Hong Kong, Adliya


SOUTH EAST ASIAN

WU Asian Restaurant & Lounge, ART Rotana Amwaj Islands
• Monsoon, Block 338
• Keizo, Al Areen Palac e & Spa
• Repartee, Royal Golf Club
• Kontiki, The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa
• Re Asian Cuisine by Wolfgang Puck, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
• Teatro, Downtown Rotana
• Royal Thai, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa


JAPANESE

• Meisei, ADLIYA
• Maki, Moda Mall
• Bushido Restaurant & Lounge, Seef
• Ruka, Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa
Sato, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
• Imari, The Domain Hotel & Spa
Ora Restaurant, Hotel Diva
• Mirai, Adliya

Bushido


INDIAN

• Lanterns RESTAURANT
• Nirvana, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
• Spices, Crowne Plaza Bahrain
Rasoi by Vineet, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
• It’s Mirchi, Ramee International Hotel
• Flavours of Asia, Riffa
• Roti Boti, Al Areen Palace & Spa


NORTH AMERICAN

• Bennigan’s, Al Safir Hotel
• IHOP, City Centre Bahrain
• Chili’s
• Tony Roma’s
• Ric’s Kountry Kitchen, Juffair


LATIN AMERICAN

• Cantina Kahlo, The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain
• Senor Paco’s, Adliya
• Margarita Mexicana, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
• Casa Mexicana, Adliya
• Brazil Rodizio Grill & Lounge, Adliya


STEAKHOUSE

CUT By Wolfgang Puck, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
• Flames Steak & Seafood, ART Rotana Amwaj Islands
• Legendz Steakhouse, InterContinental Regency Bahrain
• Plums, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
• Le Sauvage, The Domain Hotel & Spa
The Meat Co., Adliya
• Torino Restaurant & lounge , Adliya


BURGER JOINT

• Smash Burger, Seef
• Jasmi’s
• Shake Shack, City Centre Bahrain
• Grub Shack, Hamala
• Dairy Queen
• Mooyah, Riffa


IN-MALL

• Aroma Express, ABC Mall Juffair
• Butcher Shop & Grill, City Centre Bahrain
• Vapiano, City Centre Bahrain
• Paul Restaurant & Bakery, Seef Mall
• Oishi Sushi, ABC Mall Juffair
Djajio Chicken
Asha’s, City Centre Bahrain
• Abd El Wahab, Moda Mall


FUSION

• Rauchi Restaurant, Ramee Rose Hotel
• Hevea Café, Al Aali Shopping Complex
• Fusions, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
• My Cafe, Adliya


FAMILY-FRIENDLY

• Lumee
• Marash
• Dome Café
• Al Abraaj
• Nu Asia, Seef
• Nino, Seef
• Chez Sushi, Saar


TEA ROOM

• Bay View Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
• The Tea Room, Trousseau
• Espressamente Illy Café, Sheraton Bahrain Hotel
• Furn Rotunda, The Westin Bahrain City Centre
• The Lobby Lounge, The Ritz- Carlton, Bahrain


CASUAL DINING

• Romano’s Macaroni Grill, Juffair
• Mashawi Al Abraaj
• Saffron by Jena Bakery, Muharraq
• Hakisushi, Juffair
• Subway
• Al Bindaira Café, Seef
• Zayt Zaytoon


PUB

• Fiddlers Green, The Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel, Residence & Spa
• Red Lions, Ramee Grand Hotel & Spa
• JJ’s Irish Restaurant, Adliya
• Harvesters, Crowne Plaza
• Sherlock Holmes, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa


ALL-DAY DINING

• Flavours on 2, Downtown Rotana
• Al Safir Restaurant,
Sheraton Bahrain Hotel
• Dome Café
• Silk’s,
Movenpick Hotel Bahrain
• Citrus,
Ramada Hotel & Suites Amwaj Islands
• Rimal,
Al Areen Palace & Spa
• La Mosaique,
Crown Plaza Bahrain
• Bahrain Bay Kitchen,
Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
• Selections,
InterContinental Regency Bahrain
• Choices,
ART Rotana Amwaj Islands

Bahrain Bay Kitchen


AL FRESCO DINING

• Meisei Rooftop, Adliya
• Tapas, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
• Vento, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
• Café Amsterdam & La Vinoteca Barcelona, Adliya
• La Plage, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
• Trader Vic’s, Seef


COFFEEHOUSE

Esquires
• Gloria Jean’s Coffee
• Caribou Coffee
• Costa Coffee
• Starbucks
• Columbus Café & Co
• Jasmi’s Coffee


BAR

• Boudoir, The Westin Bahrain City Centre
• Downtown, InterContinental Regency Bahrain
• Cut Bar & Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
• Bizarre Lounge, Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre
Cellar 59 Bar, Lounge, Tapas, ART Rotana Amwaj Island
• Time Café, Ramee Rose Hotel


LOUNGE

• Elements Pool & Lounge, InterContinental Regency Bahrain
• Txoko, The Domain Hotel & Spa
• Blue Moon Lounge, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
• Bushido Restaurant & Lounge, Seef
• Torino Restaurant & Lounge, Adliya
Ora, DIVA HOTEL
• K Lounge, The K Hotel
• Trader Vic’s, Seef
• The Burlington Club, The Ritz-Carlton Bahrain
• Typhoon Lounge, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa

Blue Moon


SHISHA LOUNGE

• Aroma Café, Seef
Sip & Dip, Elite Seef Residence
• Bushido Restaurant & Lounge, Seef
• Ammar Times Café, Adliya
• Flamingo Bar & Lounge, Movenpick Hotel Bahrain
• Al Bindaira Café, Seef
• Veranda Café, Adliya
• Kasbah Restaurant & Lounge, Seef
• Gourmet Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain


THEMED DINING

Movenpick Hotel Bahrain
• Royal Golf Club
Bushido Restaurant & Lounge
• ART Rotana Amwaj Islands
InterContinental Regency Bahrain
• Lanterns, Riffa


PATISSERIE

Cake Boutique, Seef
• Delice, The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain
• Lilou Artisan Patisserie
• Macaron, Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
• Jena Bakery, Muharraq
• Figs & Olives, The Domain Hotel & Spa
• Furn Bakery, The Westin Bahrain City Centre
• Haute Cupcakes, Seef
• Patisserie ART, ART Rotana Amwaj Island


CAFÉ

• Troufa , Al Raya Mall
• Le Chocolat
• Delilah’s, Saar
• Café Lilou
• Tilly’s, Jawad Dome
• Eat Café, Hamala


FRIDAY BRUNCH

• Crowne Plaza Bahrain
• Movenpick Hotel Bahrain
• Le Domain [34] & Le Sauvage, The Domain Hotel & Spa
• Baharat , Le Meridien Bahrain City Centre


FAMILY-FRIENDLY
BRUNCH

• Al Waha, The Gulf Hotel Bahrain Convention & Spa
Sofitel Bahrain Zallaq Thalassa Sea & Spa
Bahrain Bay Kitchen, Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
Flavours on 2, Downtown Rotana
Chocoholic Friday Brunch, Sheraton Bahrain Hotel
• Choices, ART Rotana Amwaj Island

Choices Art Rotana


INDEPENDENT
WEEKEND BRUNCH

• Bushido Restaurant & Lounge, seef
• Nicole’s Mediterranean Restaurant & Lounge, adliya
• Café Amsterdam & La Vinoteca Barcelona, adliya
• Meisei Friday Brunch, adliya


NEWCOMER

• Furn Bistro & Bakery, The Westin Bahrain City Centre
• Hevea Café, Al Aali Shopping Complex
• Torino Restaurant & Lounge, Adliya
• Teatro, Downtown Rotana
• Flavours of Morocco, Ramada Hotel & Suites Amwaj Islands
Reem Al Bawadi, Ramada Manama City Centre
• Roti Boti, Al Areen Palace & Spa
• The Foundry, Adliya
• Lumee Saar Kitchen, Saar Mall
• Fatto, Seef
• Rauchi, Ramee Rose Hotel
• Cantina Kahlo, The Ritz Carlton Bahrain

Lumee