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The Region’s Favourite Restaurant & Entertainment Awards

About

While 2020 has been a year of change, amid the challenges have been extraordinary tales of creativity, resilience and spirit. 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 2021 – 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 entrees 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.

March, 2021
Starts at 7:30pm
Over 21’s
Invite only

Categories

Dubai

RESTAURANTS
(BELOW DHS400)

Favourite Brunch
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
Favourite Asian Restaurant (includes Chinese, Thai & pan-Asian
Favourite European Restaurant (includes French, Spanish & Modern European)
Favourite British Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite All-Day Dining Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Japanese Restaurant
Favourite Seafood Restaurant
Favourite Modern American Restaurant
Favourite Steakhouse
Favourite Greek Restaurant
Favourite Latin American Restaurant (includes Caribbean)
RESTAURANTS
(ABOVE DHS400)

Favourite Brunch
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
Favourite Asian Restaurant (includes Chinese, Thai & pan-Asian
Favourite European Restaurant (includes French, Spanish & Modern European)
Favourite British Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite All-Day Dining Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Japanese Restaurant
Favourite Seafood Restaurant
Favourite Modern American Restaurant
Favourite Steakhouse
Favourite Greek Restaurant
Favourite Latin American Restaurant (includes Caribbean)
ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORY

Favourite Bar
Favourite Attraction
Favourite Concert, Show or Festival
Favourite Ladies’ Night
Favourite Nightclub
Favourite Sporting Event
Favourite Daycation
Favourite Staycation
LEISURE CATEGORY

Favourite Fitness Facility
Favourite Spa
Favourite Hair Salon
Favourite Barbers
FOOD CONCEPTS

Favourite Business Lunch
Favourite Café
Favourite Healthy Eating Restaurant
Favourite Pub Grub
Favourite Dining & Nightlife App
Favourite Afternoon Tea
Favourite Delivery

Abu Dhabi

RESTAURANTS
(BELOW DHS400)

Favourite Brunch
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
Favourite Asian Restaurant (includes Chinese, Thai & pan-Asian
Favourite European Restaurant (includes French, Spanish & Modern European)
Favourite British Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite All-Day Dining Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Japanese Restaurant
Favourite Seafood Restaurant
Favourite Steakhouse
Favourite Latin American Restaurant (includes Caribbean)
RESTAURANTS
(ABOVE DHS400)

Favourite Brunch
Favourite Middle Eastern Restaurant
Favourite Asian Restaurant (includes Chinese, Thai & pan-Asian
Favourite European Restaurant (includes French, Spanish & Modern European)
Favourite British Restaurant
Favourite Indian Restaurant
Favourite All-Day Dining Restaurant
Favourite Italian Restaurant
Favourite Japanese Restaurant
Favourite Seafood Restaurant
Favourite Steakhouse
Favourite Latin American Restaurant (includes Caribbean)
ENTERTAINMENT CATEGORY

Favourite Bar
Favourite Attraction
Favourite Concert, Show or Festival
Favourite Ladies’ night
Favourite Nightclub
Favourite Sporting Event
Favourite Daycation
Favourite Staycation
LEISURE CATEGORY

Favourite Fitness Facility
Favourite Spa
Favourite Nail Spa
FOOD CONCEPTS

Favourite Business Lunch
Favourite Café
Favourite Healthy Eating Restaurant
Favourite Pub Grub
Favourite Afternoon Tea
Favourite Delivery

Register your outlet

Registration Process

OCTOBER 15
VOTING OPENS & NOMINEES DISPLAY MARKETING COLLATERAL
JANUARY 31
ONLINE & PAPER VOTING CLOSES AT 5 PM
FEBRUARY
SHORTLIST ANNOUNCED & INVITATIONS SENT OUT
FEBRUARY
TROPHIES PRESENTED AND PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN – ADU DHABI
MARCH
WHAT'S ON AWARDS PRESENTED IN ABU DHABI
MARCH
TROPHIES PRESENTED AND PHOTOGRAPHS TAKEN – DUBAI
MARCH
WHAT'S ON AWARDS PRESENTED IN DUBAI

Our Sponsors

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

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