Dubai's Zuma among world's top 10 restaurant bars

Venue only one of its kind in the Middle East to make it to the US-based list

Zuma Dubai has been ranked among the world’s top 10 restaurant bars, according to the 11th annual Tales of the Cocktail Spirted Awards in New Orleans, which celebrates the best of the international cocktail and drinks industries.

The award marks a third year win for the Dubai venue, the only one of its kind from the Middle East to be nominated at the ceremony.

Zuma’s global bar development director Jimmy Barrat said receiving international recognition “lets us know that we are still doing important stuff”.

“There are many great restaurant bars globally and also from the Middle East which are not on the list and that shows how competitive the category is. We love that Zuma Dubai is considered industry leading in our category and we are very proud to represent the UAE on the international bar scene.”

The US list is decided based on...