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The Region’s Favourite Restaurant, Leisure & Entertainment Awards

About

To salute the efforts of our hospitality industry in Dubai and Abu Dhabi, we’re delighted to announce the return of the What’s On Awards – the largest food and entertainment industry awards in the UAE, and the only awards voted for by the public.

The What’s On Awards attracts hundreds of entries from outlets and individuals hoping to take home a coveted trophy. Attended by the crème de la crème of the country’s hospitality and entertainment professionals, it is the industry’s most glamorous night of the year.

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Dubai & Abu Dhabi Ceremonies
Proof of vaccination upon entry ( this may change as per government guidelines)
Over 21’s
Invite only

Categories

Dubai

RESTAURANTS
(BELOW DHS400)

Favourite All-Day Dining Restaurant
Favourite Asian Restaurant
Favourite British Restaurant
Favourite Brunch
Favourite European Restaurant
Favourite Greek Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Japanese Restaurant
Favourite Latin American Restaurant
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
Favourite Modern American Restaurant
Favourite Seafood Restaurant
Favourite Pet-Friendly Restaurant
RESTAURANTS
(ABOVE DHS400)

Favourite Brunch
Favourite Asian Restaurant
Favourite European Restaurant
Favourite Greek Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Japanese Restaurant
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
Favourite Seafood Restaurant
Favourite Steakhouse Restaurant
Favourite French Restaurant
ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORY

Favourite Attraction
Favourite Bar
Favourite Concert, Show or Festival
Favourite Daycation
Favourite Sporting Event
Favourite Staycation
LEISURE CATEGORY

Favourite Beauty Salon
Favourite Fitness/Wellness Club
Favourite Spa
FOOD CONCEPTS

Favourite Afternoon Tea
Favourite Business lunch
Favourite Café
Favourite Delivery Service
Favourite Lifestyle App
Favourite Healthy Restaurant
Favourite Pub Grub
Favourite Expo Food Concept
Favourite Burger
Favourite Alfresco Restaurant

Abu Dhabi

RESTAURANTS
(BELOW DHS400)

Favourite Asian Restaurant
Favourite Brunch
Favourite European Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
RESTAURANTS
(ABOVE DHS400)

Favourite Asian Restaurant
Favourite Brunch
Favourite European Restaurant
Favourite All-Day Dining Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Japanese Restaurant
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
Favourite Seafood Restaurant
Favourite Steakhouse
Favourite Latin American Restaurant
ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORY

Favourite Attraction
Favourite Concert
Favourite Daycation
Favourite Luxury Staycation
Favourite Sporting Event
LEISURE CATEGORY

Favourite Fitness/Wellness Club
Favourite Spa
FOOD CONCEPTS

Favourite Afternoon Tea
Favourite Business lunch
Favourite Café
Favourite Healthy Restaurant
Favourite Pub Grub
Favourite Mall Dining
NIGHTLIFE

Favourite Bar
Favourite Grape and Cheese Night
Favourite Sundowner Spot
Favourite Evening Brunch
Favourite Happy Hour
Favourite Ladies' Night

KEY DATES

What’s On Awards Abu Dhabi ceremony

March 2023

What’s On Awards Dubai ceremony

March 2023

2022 Sponsors & Partners

stockyardbeef
Eira
eppdubai

Culinary Partner

JA Resort

Dubai Beverage Partner

africaneastern

Abu Dhabi Beverage Partner

GMP

Structral Partner

All Events Services

Vote Processing Partner

jacobsonsdirect

Presented By

motivatemedia

Contact

For Editorial Enquiries

Elise Kerr


For Sponsorship & Tables Enquiries – Dubai

Violeta Popescu

Varsha Bhatia


For Sponsorship & Tables Enquiries –
Abu Dhabi

Taran Singh


For Event Enquiries

Stuart Norbury


For Marketing & Media Partnerships

Dominic Clerici


For Registration Enquiries

Clarice Labicasi

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