Citymax Hotels Win their first Restaurant Award
Claypot won the BBC Good Food Award for Best Indian restaurant in the casual dining category
After being shortlisted as a finalist the previous year, Claypot – the Indian restaurant at Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai – has won the 2014 the BBC Good Food Award for Best Indian restaurant in the casual dining category. In addition, Sizzling Wok was shortlisted as a finalist for the Best Asian restaurant in the casual dining category.
“We are very proud of the Chefs and the F&B teams at Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai. Being up against such fierce competition makes us truly appreciate these accolades and we are very thankful to all the voters. The strategy of keeping all our F&B operations in-house has been challenging at times, but certainly worthwhile today. Claypot and Sizzling Wok have managed to carve a niche in the highly competitive dining-out market in Dubai to exist as independent brands with identities so strong that they have become household names in the local community” says Jeff Shearer, General Manager of Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai,
About Citymax Hotels
Citymax Hotels is part of the hospitality division of Landmark Group, with three hotels located in prime locations in Al Barsha, Bur Dubai, and Sharjah. The mid-market group of hotels is a much favoured and popular choice offering modern hospitality at extraordinary value.
As the largest of the three properties, Citymax Hotels Bur Dubai is located in the heart of Dubai’s historical district and offers 691 contemporary and comfortable rooms with free Wi-Fi throughout. The hotel features an extensive dining portfolio consisting of a Lavazza coffee shop, City Cafe, Claypot, Sizzling Wok and The Huddle Sports Bar & Grill.
Situated next to the Mall of the Emirates, and close to Dubai Metro, Media City and the beautiful Jumeirah Beach, Citymax Hotels Al Barsha attracts a mix of both business and leisure to its 376 rooms. The hotel offers free Wi-Fi throughout and has two bars; Maxx Music Bar & Grill and The Huddle Sports Bar & Grill as well as a Lavazza coffee shop and a City Cafe
Located in close proximity to major shopping, industrial and cultural areas, Citymax Hotels Sharjah has 230 guest rooms and spacious meeting rooms. The hotel features a City Cafe and a Sizzling Wok.
Citymax Hotels Awards
TripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award; Best Bargain Hotel in UAE 2011 - Citymax Hotels Al Barsha Ahlan Masala! Awards 2011 and 2014; nomination - Claypot at Citymax Hotels Bur DubaiTripAdvisor Travellers Choice Award 2013; Top 10 - Citymax Hotels Al BarshaBBC Good Food Awards 2014; Best Indian Casual Dining – Claypot at Citymax Hotels Bur DubaiBBC Good Food Award 2014; finalist – Sizzling Wok at Citymax Hotels Bur DubaiWorld Travel Awards 2013; Citymax Hotels - Middle East’s Leading Budget Hotel BrandMENA Travel Award 2013; Citymax Hotels - Best Price Value HotelTatweej Academy for Excellence Awards 2014; Citymax Hotels - Best Budget Hotel