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Celebrating the Very Best of the Region’s Nightlife Industry

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The What’s On Nightlife Awards celebrate the very best of Dubai’s nightlife scene. Whether you’re looking for the hottest sundowner spot, top pub quizzes, best cheese and wine night or even a dinner and a show, these awards recognise a nightlife industry that can hold its own alongside the best in the world.

Expect a VIP guest-list of nominees, industry professionals, sponsors and special guests in what’s sure to be a fun, action-packed and exciting evening.

2023
Dubai
Over 21’s
Table Bookings

Categories

PUBLIC VOTING

Best Ladies’ Night

Bar Du Port
Butterfly, Zero Gravity
Crazy Rich Ladies’ Night, Maiden Shanghai
Disturbia, La Mezcaleria at The Oberoi
Go Geisha, Asia Asia
Glasshouse at Soho Garden Meydan
Hera, Paros
The Hideout
Iris
Just Fine Cuts, STK Dubai JBR
La Coco
The Maine Oyster Bar & Grill
Mr Miyagi’s
The Penthouse
Pum Pum Party, Miss Lily’s
Sparkle, Twenty Three Rooftop
Treehouse
Vault
Vibes and Views by Luv Events, Seven Sisters
Yingsu
Best Ladies' Day

Andreea’s
Barasti Beach
Daysies, White Beach
Ladies Who Drift, Drift Beach Dubai
Miami Beats, Bla Bla
Not Another Ladies’ Day, Wet Deck
Poolside Chic, Nikki Beach Dubai
Praia, Five Palm Jumeirah
Rosé All Day, Cove Beach Dubai
Zero Gravity
Best Party Brunch

Brunch du Port, Bar Du Port
Brunch Refined, Akira Back Dubai
Bubbalicious, The Westin Mina Seyahi
Brunch on 54, CE LA VI
Coya
Fiesta Brunch, Salero Tapas & Bodega
Gordon Ramsay Hell’s Kitchen
Hidden, Cavo
Hola
Iris
La Mezcaleria at The Oberoi
Lock, Stock & Live, Lock Stock & Barrel JBR
Naughty Noodles Brunch, Maiden Shanghai
Nomad Brunch, Soul Street
Saffron 2.0, Atlantis The Palm
Secret Garden Brunch, Flair 5
Secret Wonderland Brunch, Treehouse
Secret Jungle Brunch, Mamazonia
Spice Route Brunch, Asia Asia
Sundown Brunch at Seven Sisters by LUV Events
Wanderlust, JW Marriott Marquis
Zero Gravity
Best Evening Brunch

Azucar Brunch, Sante Ria
Back to Brooklyn, Motorino
Boldly Night Brunch, BA Boldly Asian
Maskerade Evening Brunch, The Penthouse
Mezzanine Bar + Kitchen
Nisi Night Brunch, Paros
Rare, STK Dubai JBR
Secret Dinner Party, 3BK
Saturday Baby, Baby Q
Shades of Play, Play
The Stage Brunch, Jazz@PizzaExpress
Sumo Sass, KOYO

EDITORS’ CHOICE

Best Beach Club

Azure Beach
Beach by FIVE
Bla Bla
Cove Beach Dubai
Drift Beach Dubai
Fluid Beach Club
Nammos
Nikki Beach Dubai
Playa
SĀN Beach
Soul Beach
Twiggy by La Cantine
Wet Deck
White Beach
Zero Gravity
Best Beach Bar

Barasti Beach
Caña by Tamoka
February 30
Jetty Lounge
Koko Bay
Laguna Lounge
Lucky Fish
Shimmers
Surf Club
Ula
Best After-Brunch Venue

Atelier M
Barasti Beach
Goose Island Tap House
Havana Social Club
Lock, Stock & Barrel, JBR
Maiden Shanghai
Paros
SoBe
Bla Bla
Treehouse
Best Pub/Sports Bar

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Bridgewater Tavern
Dhow & Anchor
Fibber Magee’s
Garden on 8
Goose Island Tap House
The Irish Village, Garhoud
Joe’s Backyard, Jumeirah Islands Clubhouse
Kickers
McGettigan’s JLT
Phileas Fogg’s
Reform Social & Grill
Spike
TJ’s
Topgolf
Wavehouse
Best Rooftop Bar

Amazónico
CE LA VI
Clap
Eve Penthouse
Hola Rooftop
Iris
La Mezcaleria at The Oberoi
Luna Sky Bar
Mood
Paros
Siddharta Lounge by Buddha Bar
SoBe
The Penthouse
Treehouse
Zeta 77
Best Sundowner Spot

The Beach House
Bussola, The Westin Dubai Mina Seyahi
Caña by Tamoka
Drift Beach Dubai
Fish Beach Taverna
Jetty Lounge
Koko Bay
Mercury Lounge
Noepe
Observatory Bar & Grill
The Penthouse
QD’s
The Rooftop at Folly
Shimmers
Surf Club
Best Date Night Spot

Amazonico
Bar Buci
Bussola, The Westin Mina Seyahi
CE LA VI
Clap
Flair 5
Galaxy Bar
Indochine
Lucia’s
The Maine Land Brasserie
Mercury Lounge
Mimi Kakushi
Noepe
Shimmers
Sushisamba
Best Dinner and A Show

Billionaire
Dream
Flashback Speakeasy
53 Dubai
Papillon
Play
Q’s Bar & Lounge
Taikun
The Theater
White Dubai
Best Live Music Venue

Hard Rock Café
Jass Lounge
Jazz@PizzaExpress
Lock, Stock & Barrel, JBR
McGettigan’s JLT
Q’s Bar & Lounge
Soho Garden Meydan
Sola Jazz Lounge
The Irish Village, Garhoud
The Tent at Bla Bla
Best Restaurant Bar

Amazónico
Bagatelle
Basko
Clap
Inochine
Inti
La Cantine du Faubourg
The Maine Land Brasserie
Mimi Kakushi
Zuma
Best Quiz Night

Brew House
The Cheeky Camel
Garden on 8
McCafferty’s JVC
McGettigan’s JLT
Phileas Fogg’s
Reform Social & Grill
TJ’s
Spike Bar
The Underground
Best Happy Hour

Baby Q
Garden on 8
Goose Island Tap House
Joe’s Backyard, Jumeirah Islands
Lah Lah
Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR
McCafferty’s JVC
Nola
Offside
Phileas Fogg’s
Best Wine and Cheese Night

Bistro Des Arts
Certo Dubai
Couqley French Bistro & Bar
Folly
Grapeskin
Jones The Grocer, Emirates Golf Club
Jones The Grocer, Palm West Beach
Oeno
Publique
The Scene by Simon Rimmer

GRAND PRIX

Newcomer of the year: Bar

Amelia Lounge
Bar Du Port
Electric Pawn Shop
Ernst
February 30
Gilt
Hudson Tavern
La Mezcaleria JBR
Lock, Stock & Barrel, Business Bay
Monkey Bar
Salmon Guru
Surf Club
Newcomer of the year: Club

Bazaar Dubai
B018
Cirque Le Soir
Coda
Float
The Mansion
OPM Room
Privilege
Soho Garden Palm Jumeirah
Bar of the year

CE LA VI
Galaxy Bar
Goose Island Tap House
Iris
Lock, Stock & Barrel JBR
Koko Bay
The Penthouse
Phileas Fogg’s
Seven Sisters
SoBe
Nightclub of the year

1OAK
Armani/ Prive
Billionaire
Blu Dubai
Sky2.0
Soho Garden Meydan
The Tent at Bla Bla
White Dubai

Sponsors

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Vote Processing Partner
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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

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