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6 of the Best Cafes in Dubai

Best Cafe in Dubai

With the surge in companies opting for flexible desks, people are looking to mix things up by changing their work environment. Working from vibrant cafés that offer spaces to work with a side of a great cup of coffee is now the norm.

The Grey

A minimalist coffee shop located in Al Safa defines itself as “the center, the space, and all the grey area in between”, is a great place to sip on your order of soy latte, flat white or anything your heart desires. The interiors and furnishing offer an elevated experience to guests in a muted canvas like setting, allowing your mind to make the space your own. The food menu features a wide range of dishes like the mango chia pudding topped with hazelnuts and Blackberry, Smoked Salmon Tartine placed on a bed of charcoal sourdough and garnished with pickles, sour cream and ikuta.

Alchemy Dubai

Located on Al Wasl Road, Alchemy Dubai is a futuristic café inspired by the minimalistic Dutch concept of Hygge. The venue is cosy and simplistic. The coffee served takes center stage and is sourced from ethical single farms.

Dar Wasl,

Tania’s Teahouse

One of Dubai’s most aesthetic hotspots that specializes unique and personalized experiences. They serve a wide range of specialty flavoured teas, coffees, and food dishes with pun-tastic names including all-day breakfasts, all-day high tea platters, super bowls, mains & decadent desserts. The owner Tania has custom-blended each tea herself and they all come in regular, latte or iced form, with the options of upgrading the tea with tapioca pearls or juicy popping bobas. Coffees are also available and are topped off with insta-worthy, fashion-inspired latte art.

Jumeirah Beach Road,

Saya Café

This café is decked up in all shades of pink and was made to be captured for you Instagram feed. The décor features plush velvet sofas and pink plants with incandescent lights. The menu is a mix of Moroccan, Mediterranean and all-American dishes all served in pink cutlery.

City Walk, Nakheel Mall, The Pointe and Wasl 51,

Night Jar

In the heart of Alserkal Avenue, Al Qouz you will find Nightjar Coffee, a café for those that are passionate about their brew. The venue has their own roastery that promises to serve an unforgettable experience to guests. Formed in 2017 by a group of eclectic coffee lovers who took their passion for coffee and the communities that grow it and bought that to their Flagship Warehouse in Alserkal Avenue.

Alserkal Avenue,


This coffee shop is an institution for any coffee aficionado and has been the go-to for a good cup of joe. Tom & Serg was established in Dubai in 2013 by Tom Arnel and Sergio Lopez. While many restaurants treat their recipes like state secrets, they believe that any recipe worth making is worth sharing. There’s no mystery, just the freshest ingredients crafted with patience, care, and forethought. A great space to unwind on the weekend with their extensive menu that can be paired with brews created to the owners’ exact measurements.


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