SHORTLIST: Big Night Life Awards 2022

OCCASION CATEGORY

BEST LADIES’ NIGHT

Antika – 7 Management

Couqley French Bistro and Bar, JLT

Crazy Rich Ladies Night at Maiden Shanghai – FIVE Hotels and Resorts

Les Belles – Groupe Barriere

Chica Loca – Hola Rooftop

Lock, Stock & Barrel Business Bay – Solutions Leisure Group

HERA – Ladies Night at Paros – Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers

Bazaar Clun – Vision Nt Parties and Entertainments

Torno Subito, W Dubai, The Palm

Flamingo Ladies Night at Privilege – SLS DUBAI

Go Geisha Ladies’ Night – Asia Asia Dubai

BEST PARTY BRUNCH

Sundown Brunch – Seven Sisters

La Mezcaleria Oberoi

Saffron Brunch 2.0 – Atlantis, The Palm

COYA Dubai

Poolside Brunch Club – Address Sky View

Naughty Noodles Brunch at Maiden Shanghai

We don’t Brunch we Fiesta – Hola Rooftop

Wanderlust – JW Marriott Marquis Hotel

Salero Tapas & Bodega – Kempinski Hotel Mall of the Emirates

Hotel Cartagena Saturday Brunch

Saturday Baby Brunch – Baby Q

STK Doha Party Brunch & B-Lounge Froze Brunch – The Ritz-Carlton, Doha

IG – Brunch In Garage – W Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Candypants Brunch Refined – Akira Back – W Dubai The Palm

BEST EVENING BRUNCH

Under The Moon Brunch – Seven Sisters

The Hide Friday Brunch – The Hide – Jumeirah Al Qasr

PRUSIANABRUNCH – Enigma – Palazzo Versace Dubai

Desi Junction – Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Blushing Dragon Brunch – Karma Kafe

BEST HAPPY HOUR

Couqley French Bistro and Bar

Goose Island Tap House – FIVE Hotels and Resorts

Lock, Stock & Barrel – Solutions Leisure Group

TJ’s – Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers

The St. Regis Bar – The St. Regis Abu Dhabi

SoBe – W Dubai The Palm

BEST QUIZ NIGHT

Vintage Game Show Quiz Night – Reform Social & Grill

Best Quiz Night – Garden on 8 – Media One Hotel

BEST SUNDOWNERS SPOT

February 30 – 7 Management

Folly – Gates Hospitality

Soul Lounge – Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Sunset at Twiggy by La Cantine – Park Hyatt Dubai

Laguna Lounge – Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Asia Asia A La Carte – Solutions Leisure Group

NONYA – Taj Jumeirah Lake Towers

Dip Pool Bar – The St. Regis Dubai, The Palm

SoBe Rooftop – W Dubai The Palm

Privilege – SLS Dubai

Surf Club

BEST SHOW

The Theater Dubai

‘Murder in the Speakeasy’ – Paramount Hotel Dubai

White Dubai Daily Show

PEOPLE CATEGORY

SOMMELIER OF THE YEAR

Galustine Keskin – CLAP Dubai

Niked Rajan – Cinque, FIVE Palm Jumeirah

Zelko Martinovic – French Riviera, Jumeirah Al Qasr

Carlo Alberto Cogno – Galaxy Bar

Alexandre Martin – LPM Restaurant & Bar Dubai

Abhishek Sen – Roberto’s

Paolo Gabriel Bayan – Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Florian Strassguertl – SLS Dubai

Marishka Van Der Walt – SUCRE

HOST/HOSTESS OF THE YEAR

Maryna Slinko – Amazonico Dubai

Jinelle Erika Guevarra Poniente – Groupe Barriere

Chaima Ayari – Katsuya at Hyde Hotel Dubai

Baby Gilbert Mutombo – LPM Restaurant & Bar Dubai

Scarlett Fagiani – Marea DIFC

Akram Bouzaher – Twiggy by La Cantine Park Hyatt Dubai

Nurzada Baktymirova – La Cantine du Faubourg

Nordine Sayah – Roberto’s

Jovana Jovacic – SUCRE

NIGHTLIFE ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR

Rabih Fakhreddine – 7 Management

Paul Evans – Solutions Leisure Group

Elie Saba – ADDMIND HOSPITALITY

BEST DUBAI DJ

Juan Martinez – Dukes the Palm, A Royal Hideaway Hotel

Mehdi Ech-Chetouani – Ninive

Mademoiselle Sabah – Nikki Beach Dubai

Timothee Gimmig – Mimi Kakushi

DJ Alex Twin – SUSHISAMBA Dubai

Ali Kalaidji – Twiggy by La Cantine & Gohan by La Cantine

MIXOLOGIST OF THE YEAR

Francesco D’arienzo – Amazonico Dubai

Tarun Dey – French Riviera Beach, Jumeirah Al Qasr

Tony Paul – Hudson Tavern at Hyde Hotel Dubai

Mark Briones – JW Marriott Marquis Hotel

Tadeas Tauchin – LPM Restaurant & Bar Dubai

Mido Ammar – Qwerty, Media One Hotel

Dragana Rankovic – Twiggy by La Cantine

Manja Stankovic – MIMI KAKUSHI

KHUN MOE HTUN – Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Aziz Tursonov – SHI Restaurant & Lounge LLC

Ramon John Baltazar – Carna by Dario Cecchini – SLS Hotel

Ryan Germino – Sofitel Dubai The Palm

Jose Dominguez – SUCRE

Levie Mangilit – W Abu Dhabi Yas Island

WAITER OF THE YEAR

Petar Ristov – Amazonico Dubai

Jenita Calou – La Cantine du Faubourg

Garishma Singh – Soul Street Dubai FIVE Hotels and Resorts

Uchithra Ariyanada – Trader Vic’s Hilton Dubai Jumeirah

Sudip Roy – Cleo, Hyde Hotel Dubai

Somnath Shah – Marea DIFC

Kingsley Onyebuchi Okeleke – Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Louis Ruchon – Twiggy by La Cantine Park Hyatt Dubai

Ortikov Rakhmatullo – MIMI KAKUSHI

Achraf Harti – SUCRE

Ahmad Abi Haider – Iris Dubai

BAR MANAGER OF THE YEAR

John Apostolopoulos – Amazonico Dubai

George Mitry – Atlantis, The Palm

Maksym Lesych – B018.DXB

Marko Milojevic – Bar Buci, Jumeirah Al Qasr

SAMY RATHANAYAKE – COYA DUBAI

Nischal Chhetri – The Penthouse FIVE Hotels and Resorts

Dilup Fernando – Groupe Barriere

Iran Lutton – McGettigans JBR Hilton JBR

Hemayet Hossain – Pure SkyLounge, Hilton Dubai The Walk

Anoop Chandran – Katsuya Hyde Hotel Dubai

Thibault Mequignon – Jumeirah Burj Al Arab

Dragana Rankovic – Twiggy by La Cantine Park Hyatt Dubai

Manja Stankovic MIMI KAKUSHI

Vasile Dorofeev – Roberto’s

Isa Sonmezsoy – STK Doha

Sebouh Tato, Iris Dubai

Glenn Eldridge – ROKA Dubai

Thembelenkosini Dube – Rosewood Abu Dhabi

James Akinnola – SILICON OASIS HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT -FZE

Ollie Hampton – SLS Dubai

Denis Bykov – SUCR

Sajedul Alam – W Abu Dhabi Yas Island

BAR TEAM OF THE YEAR

Hakkasan Bar Team – Atlantis, The Palm

Avli

DXB

COYA Abu Dhabi

COYA Dubai Pisco Bar Team

The Penthouse – FIVE Hotels and Resorts

NINIVE

Pure Sky Lounge – Hilton Dubai The Walk

Katsuya – Hyde Hotel Dubai

GILT Bar Team – Burj Al Arab

Bar Buci – Jumeirah Al Qasr

LPM Restaurant & Bar Dubai

Twiggy by La Cantine Bar Team – Park Hyatt Dubai

MIMI KAKUSHI

HIDDEN BAR, ROSEWOOD ABU DHABI

OUIBar Team – SILICON OASIS HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT –FZE

SUSHISAMBA Dubai

W Abu Dhabi Yas Island

SoBe – W Dubai The Palm

BARTENDER OF THE YEAR

Moussa Amin – Al Nafoorah, Jumeirah Al Qasr

Serhii Kulikov – Amazonico Dubai

Nyeinchan Maw – Catch at St. Regis Abu Dhabi

Jason Van Tonder – COYA Abu Dhabi

Shelton Fernandes – FIVE Hotels and Resorts

Coralie Dolliet – Galaxy Bar

Vladyslav Revkevych – Hakkasan, Atlantis, The Palm

Farid Najafov – Katsuya Hyde Hotel Dubai

Cindy Lalramngaihzuali – Marea DIFC

Imir Iloja – MIMI KAKUSHI

Nazgul Kazieva – Roberto’s

Kaleb Barry – ROKA Dubai

UTTAM SINGH – Rosewood Abu Dhabi

Maria Lowielyn Grace Adona – SLS Hotels

Johhny Harfouche – SUCRE

VENUE CATEGORY

BEST MIXED DRINKS BAR

Bar Buci – Jumeirah Al Qasr

NINIVE

La Mezcaleria JBR

Sbar – SLS Hotels

La Mezcaleria Oberoi

BEST LIVE MUSIC VENUE

49er’s – Steakhouse & Club

Epitome

Q’s Bar & Lounge – Palazzo Versace Dubai

Lock, Stock & Barrel

Paros – Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers

BEST SPORTS BAR

Goose Island Tap House – FIVE Hotels and Resorts

Dhow & Anchor – Jumeirah Restaurants

Bridgewater Tavern-JW Marriott Marquis Hotel

The Duck Hook – Jumeirah Restaurants

OUIBar + Terrace – SILICON OASIS HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT –FZE

BEST OFF-BEAT NIGHT VENUE

49er’s – Steakhouse & Club – Avenue Steakhouse

Flashback Speakeasy Bar & Lounge – Paramount Hotel Dubai

12 Chairs – SLS Dubai

BEST ALL-AMERICAN BAR

Ribs & Brews, Hilton Dubai Al Habtoor City

49er’s – Steakhouse & Club – Avenue Steakhouse

Hudson Tavern – Hyde Hotel Dubai

BEST ROOFTOP VENUE

CLAP Dubai

The Penthouse

Folly

High Note Pool & Sky Lounge

TWENTY THREE Rooftop Bar

Hola Rooftop

REDROOF

MOOD Rooftop Lounge

Paros

Azura Panoramic Lounge

WET Deck

Akira Back

White Dubai

BEST LUXURY OUTDOOR BAR

NINIVE

Laguna Lounge – Sofitel Dubai The Palm

White Dubai

Bar Du Port Dubai

BEST TERRACE

Amazonico Dubai

Armani/Hashi

Folly

Bar Buci – Jumeirah Al Qasr

1-OAK Terrace

Lolita pool bar & lounge – Pullman Dubai Downtown

NINIVE

Bahri – Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

La Cantine du Faubourg

Torno Subito – W Dubai – The Palm

BEST RESTAURANT BAR

CLAP Dubai

Amazonico Dubai

Marea Dubai

49er’s – Steakhouse & Club

Zuma Abu Dhabi

Couqley Bistro and Bar JLT

COYA Abu Dhabi

Katsuya at Hyde Hotel Dubai

MIMI KAKUSHI

SUSHISAMBA Dubai

Roberto’s

BEST LATE-NIGHT DINNER

Lucia’s

Marea Dubai

Shimmers, Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

Billionaire Dubai

PLAY – Play Dining Group

La Cantine du Faubourg

DREAM Dubai

SUSHISAMBA Dubai

Bazaar Club Dubai

12 Chairs, SLS Dubai

BEST AFTER-BRUNCH PARTY

Maiden Shanghai – FIVE Hotels and Resorts

TWENTY THREE Rooftop Bar – Grand Plaza Movenpick Hotel

Paros – Taj Jumeirah Lakes Towers

SoBe – W Dubai – The Palm

BEST BEACH BAR

Beach by FIVE

Twiggy by La Cantine

San Beach – The Club Palm West Beach

Ula Dubai

Surf Club

BEST LOUNGE

Iris Dubai

Amazonico Dubai

Siddharta By Buddha bar

The Trilogy by Buddha Bar, AUH

Neos – Address Downtown

MARBAIYA DUBAI

Soul Lounge – Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Mosaico Lounge – Palazzo Versace Dubai

A-LIST CATEGORY

BEACH CLUB OF THE YEAR

Feb-30 – 7 Management

WHITE Beach – Atlantis, The Palm

SAL – Burj Al Arab Jumeirah

Beach by FIVE – FIVE Hotels and Resorts

Soulbeach – JA Resorts & Hotels LLC

Nikki Beach Dubai – Nikki Beach Resort & Spa Dubai

Twiggy by La Cantine – Rikas Hospitality Group

Surf Club – Tactile Food Group

BEST NEW NIGHTLIFE VENUE

DXB

Khyber – Dukes the Palm

Bahri – Jumeirah Mina A’Salam

SUSHISAMBA Dubai

NONYA – Taj, Jumeirah Lake Towers

Privilege – SLS Dubai

ZETA Seventy Seven – Address Beach Resort

PUB OF THE YEAR

Goose Island Tap House

Dhow & Anchor

The Duck Hook

TJ’s

NIGHTCLUB OF THE YEAR

The Penthouse

Vault

1-OAK Dubai

Bazaar Dubai Club

White Dubai

BAR OF THE YEAR

49er’s – Steakhouse & Club

Zuma Dubai

Iris Dubai

COYA Dubai

The Penthouse

Gilt

MIMI KAKUSHI

S Bar – SLS Hotels

SoBe – W Dubai The Palm

Bar Du Port Dubai

La Mezcaleria JBR

NIGHTLIFE ENTERTAINMENT GROUP OF THE YEAR

7 Management

ADDMIND HOSPITALITY

Solutions Leisure Group

For table bookings contact:
Aj Sinamban
+971 4 420 0506
aj@bncpublishing.net

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