Time Out Abu Dhabi Restaurant Awards 2016 Shortlist

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Best Afternoon Tea
Alba Lobby Lounge, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi
Filaments, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
Le Café, Emirates Palace
Lobby Lounge, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri
Observation Deck at 300, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Stratos – Revolving Lounge Bar and Grill, Le Royal Méridien
Tea Lounge, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi
The Chocolate Gallery, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
The Library, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi
The Lobby Lounge, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers

Best Bar Food
Belgian Café, InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Brauhaus, Beach Rotana
Cooper’s Bar & Restaurant, Park Rotana
De La Costa, Saadiyat Beach Club
Iris Yas Island
McGettigan’s AUH, Al Raha
Stars n Bars, Yas Marina
Stills Bar & Brasserie, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island
The Sportsman’s Arms, Zayed Sports City
Y Bar, Yas Island Rotana

Best Brunch
Aqua, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Asia de Cuba, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi,
Bubbalicious, The Westin Abu Dhabi Gold Resort & Spa
Friday Fairmont Brunch, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr, Khor Al Maqta
Giornotte, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi
KOI, The Collection, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Nahaam, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Origins, Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi
The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Zuma, Al Maryah Island

Best Budget

Anand Al Saeed, Hamdan Street
Barbacoa, Masdar City
Jazz@PizzaExpress, The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi
jones the grocer, Khalidiya
Lebanese Flower, Al Dhafrah
Lemongrass, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island
Mama Fu’s, Mussafah
Noodle Bowl, Zayed Sports City
Pizza Di Rocco, Al Dhafra
Wokinaki, Deerfields Mall

Best Business Lunch
Asia de Cuba, The St. Regis Hotel, Nation Riviera
BOA Steakhouse, Eastern Mangroves Promenade
Brasserie Angelique, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Catch, Nation Riviera
Flooka, Eastern Mangroves Promenade
Sambusek, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Shang Palace, Shangri-La Hotel, Qaryat al Beri
Todd English’s Olives, Venetian Village
Villa Toscana, The St. Regis Abu Dhabu
Zuma, The Galleria

Best Café
Art House Café, Al Bateen
Café Arabia, Airport Road
Café Firenze, Al Zeina
Jim’s Kitchen Table, Masdar City
jones the grocer, Khalidiya
No. FiftySeven Boutique Café, Al Bateen Harbour
Nolu’s Café, Al Bandar
The Living Room Café, Khalidiyah Village
The Third Place, Corniche Road
whEAT, Le Royal Méridien

Best Family
Benihana, Beach Rotana
Café Arabia, Airport Road
Jazz@PizzaExpress, The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi
Jim’s Kitchen Table, Masdar City
jones the grocer, Khalidiya
Leopold’s of London, The Galleria
Pascal Tepper French Bakery, Muroor Road
Prego’s, Beach Rotana
The Living Room Café, Khalidiyah Village
The Sportsman’s Arm’s, Zayed Sports City

Best Romantic
Asia De Cuba, Nation Riviera
BBQ Al Qasr, Emirates Palace
Beach House, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel & Villas
Brasserie Angelique, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Cipriani, Yas Marina
Koi, The Collection, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Mezzaluna, Emirates Palace
Sontaya, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Stratos – Revolving Lounge Bar and Grill, Le Royal Méridien
Turquoiz, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Best Seafood
Bu Tafish, Hamdan Street
Catch, Nation Riviera
Finz, Beach Rotana
Fishmarket, InterContinental
Flooka, Eastern Mangroves Promenade
Safina, Saadiyat Beach Club
Sayad, Emirates Palace
Turquoiz, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Best Steakhouse
55&5th The Grill, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Blue Grill, Yas Island Rotana
BOA Steakhouse, Eastern Mangroves Promenade
Marco Pierre White Steakhouse & Grill, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Ray’s Grill, Jumeriah at Etihad Towers
Stratos – Revolving Lounge Bar and Grill, Le Royal Méridien
The Capital Grill, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
The Forge, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi
The Foundry, Southern Sun Abu Dhabi
The Park Bar & Grill, Park Hyatt Abu Dhabi Hotel And Villas, Saadiyat Island

Best Americas
Amerigos, Radisson Blu Hotel
Asia de Cuba, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi, Nation Riviera Beach Club
Barbacoa, Masdar City
Caramel, The Collection, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Chamas, InterContinental Abu Dhabi
El Sombrero, Sheratn Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort
Market Kitchen, Le Royal Méridien
Stars n Bars, Yas Marina
Taqado, The Galleria
Taverna, Armed Forces Officers Club

Best Asian
Barfly by Buddha Bar, Venetian Village
Benjarong, Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi
Cho Gao, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
Hanoi, Boutik Mall
Hoi An, Shangri-La hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Lemongrass, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island
Li Jiang, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi
Pachaylen, Eastern Mangroves Hotel & Spa by Anantara
Royal Orchid, Hilton Abu Dhabi
Sontaya, The St Regis Saadiyat Island Resort

Best Chinese
Beijing Restaurant, Madinat Zayed
China Restaurant, Mercure Abu Dhabi Centre Hotel
Dai Pai Dong, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Hakkasan, Emirates Palace
Inner Mongolia Xiao Wei Yang Hotpot, Al Wahda
Noodle Bowl, Zayed Sports City
The Noodle House, Souk Qaryat Al Beri,
PF Chang’s, Abu Dhabi Mall
Shang Palace, Shangri-La hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Shanghai Surprise, Al Diar Capital Hotel

Best European
Bentley Bistro & Bar, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island
Bord Eau, Shangri-La hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Brasserie Angelique, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Brasserie Flo, Venetian Village
Café D’Alsace, Yas Marina
Diablito, Yas Marina
p&c by Sergi Arola, Shangri-La hotel, Qaryat Al Beri
Safina, Saadiyat Beach Club
Sardinia, Abu Dhabi Country Club
Todd English’s Olives, Venetian Village

Best Indian
Anand Al Saeed, Hamdan Street
Angar, Yas Viceroy
Asha’s, Yas Mall
Avasa, The Collection, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Indigo, Beach Rotana
Peppermill, Al Wahda Mall
Punjab Grill, Venetian Village
Rangoli, Yas Island Rotana
Signature by Sanjeev Kapoor, Nation Towers
Ushna, Souk Qaryat Al Beri

Best Italian
Amici, Yas Viceroy
Bocca, Hilton Abu Dhabi
Cipriani, Yas Marina
Circo, InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Frankie’s Italian Restaurant & Bar, Fairmont Bab Al Bahr
Mezzaluna, Emirates Palace
Papagallo, Le Méridien Abu Dhabi
Prego’s, Beach Rotana
Spaccanapoli, Crowne Plaza
Villa Toscana, The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Best Japanese & Korean
Benihana, Beach Rotana
Inakaya, The Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi
Kazu, Yas Viceroy
Koi, The Collection, The St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort
Sho Cho, Souk Qaryat Al Beri
Sushi Art, The Galleria
Sushi Story, Dalma Mall
Toki, Hilton Abu Dhabi
Tori No Su, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Zuma, The Galleria, Al Maryah Island

Best Mena
Al Fanar, Venetian Village
Atayeb, Yas Viceroy
Byblos Sur Mer, InterContinental Abu Dhabi
Dolmabache, Al Zeina
Kahraman, Southern Sun Hotel
Lebanese Flower, Al Dhafrah
Li Beirut, Jumeirah at Etihad Towers
Mezlai, Emirates Palace
Sambusek, Rosewood Abu Dhabi
Wafi Gourmet, Nation Towers

Best Newcomer

BouBouffe, Yas Mall
Bu!, The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi
Café 302, Al Maha Arjaan by Rotana
Itran, Al Maqtaa
Majlis Alfareej, Embassies District
Original Fusion, The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi
Saraydan, Deerfields Mall
Tamba, The Hub, The Mall at World Trade Center Abu Dhabi
Tawa Bakery, Al Muneera Plaza
Villa Beirut, Marina Village

Time Out Abu Dhabi Restaurant Awards will take place on Monday December 5, 2016 at the Rosewood Abu Dhabi.

By Time Out Abu Dhabi staff
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