Hot 100

Welcome to the Hot 100 – the prestigious series of guides to the UAE’s most popular people and places. In a country that’s famous for its luxury, glamour and opulence, we’re often spoiled for choice. From leading personalities, to five-star restaurants and decadent bars, clubs and spas, we have a lot to be grateful for – and here you’ll find the very best! Compiled by the creators of Ahlan! magazine, these internationally renowned listings have been compiled for over a decade by our team of industry insiders. If you want to know where to go and who to know in the UAE, you’re in the right place.

Hot 100 People

As the UAE gains power on the global scale, so does its people. And what better way to celebrate our most influential power players than the Ahlan! Hot 100? This year we received more recommendations than ever before, resulting in the most powerful, talented and influential list of date.

Hot 100 Restaurants

Our top three most over-used words over the past 12 months? New. Restaurant. Opening. It feels like every second email landing in our inbox has been an invitation to launch of a brand-new eatery (We're not complaining). Armenian, Peruvian, French-Canadian and an all-day dining venue from a three Michelin-starred chef - you name it, the UAE now has it.

Hot 100 Bars & Clubs

Welcome to 2014's instalment of the UAE's most popular guide to bars and clubs. Having personally scoured the country from top to bottom for the past 12 months, we can proudly say that this is the definitive list of venues that offers something for everyone.

Hot 100 Homes

As we approach yet another long hot summer in the glorious UA of E, our thoughts turn to nesting. As Dorothy once said, there's is no place like home, particularly when it comes to escaping the heat and hibernating. It's timely than that we now present to you Hot 100 Homes 2014 - your exclusive viewing of select properties occupied by our Hot 100 alumni.