BBC Good Food Middle East Awards 2017 BBC Good Food Middle East Awards 2017

BBC Good Food Middle East Awards 2017


Celebrating the best in food from across the region, voting for the eighth annual BBC Good Food Middle East Awards is open in the run up to Dubai's most anticipated glittering ceremony on November 22, 2017 at the stunning beachfront location, The Ritz-Carlton, Dubai.

The BBC Good Food Middle East Awards, known for celebrating the best restaurants in the UAE now enters its eighth year including some new awards focusing on the Northern Emirates and Oman. In these awards, voted for by consumers, readers get to vote for their favourite restaurants and chefs. These are the only awards in the region offering recognition solely based on customers' stamp of approval across different restaurant categories. The celebrated BBC Good Food Middle East Awards help to set new benchmarks and push new boundaries across the F&B industry throughout the region.


To vote for your favourites in each category, simply click the 'VOTE' tab at the top of the website.

To begin voting, all you need to do is log in then click on the icon of the category in which you wish to vote.

Voting will remain open until November 1, 2017, the award winners will be announced at a glittering gala Awards ceremony on November 22, 2017.

We’re also giving away an amazing three-night stay for two at The Sun Aqua Vilu Reef Maldives including a snorkeling excursion and spa treatments worth over Dhs12,000 to one lucky voter. All you need to do to enter the draw is hit the ‘share’ button after you have cast your votes online!

BBC Good Food Awards 2017 Categories

  • Breakfast Restaurant
  • Café
  • Business Lunch
  • Pub Food
  • Roast Dinner
  • Beach Club
  • Staycation Experience
  • Food App
  • Food Hotspot
  • Food Influencer
  • Food Truck
  • Healthy Eating Restaurant
  • Family-friendly Restaurant
  • Family Brunch
  • Brunch
  • Afternoon Tea
  • Casual Dining - Abu Dhabi
  • Casual Dining - Dubai
  • African Restaurant
  • Americas & Caribbean Restaurant
  • Mediterranean Restaurant
  • British Restaurant
  • French Restaurant
  • Indian Restaurant
  • Italian Restaurant
  • Japanese Restaurant
  • Pan Asian Restaurant
  • Thai Restaurant
  • Middle Eastern Restaurant
  • Seafood Restaurant
  • Meat Restaurant
  • Romantic Restaurant
  • Dining Experience
  • New Restaurant
  • Restaurant of the Year - Doha
  • Restaurant of the Year - Oman
  • Restaurant of the Year - Northern Emirates
  • Fine Dining Restaurant - Abu Dhabi
  • Fine Dining Restaurant - Dubai
  • Icon of Dubai
  • Restaurant of the Year
  • Chef of the Year

Cast in 2016


Open for voting this year


for the BBC Good Food ME Awards 2017


Appliance Partner


Water Partner


Kitchenware Partner

Sara Hospitality

Event Partners

True Aussie Beef and Lamb
Alafya Chicken
Creame of Europe

Giveaway Partner

Notions Group

Voting Prize Partner

The Sun Aqua Vilu Reef A Maldivian Sun

Prize Partners

De Longhi Group
La Ville Hotel and Suites Autograph Collection

Beverage Partner

African Eastern

Venue Partner

The Ritz-Carlton

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