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33 Best and Unique Cafes In Dubai

  • August 11, 2020
Best Cafes In Dubai

Relaxing and unwinding in cafes are my most preferred escape from the hassles of the so-called voguish metropolis, Dubai. A cup of coffee, a book/group of pals and a cosy ambience, are what I need after a hectic week of work.

Thankfully, Dubai is bestowed abundantly with coffee shops of all kind. I do not intend to list out the coffee shops like Starbucks which is on every nook and corner of the city; there are other warm and cosy spots where you can get your caffeine fix in style.

Here is the list of those 33 Best Cafes In Dubai, which is set to satiate your taste buds and Instagram followers.

#1. Life N One Cafe/ SEVA Experience

Nestled in the crowded corner of Jumeirah, Life N One cafe/ SEVA experience is a green filled plant-based cafe that serves delicious vegan cuisines. What I loved about this cafe is its serene ambience and greenery. One can have peace of mind while sitting in this cafe. There is a vast library inside, where you can grab your favourite book and read without any distractions- yes it is a wifi-free cafe.

Read the detailed cafe review of Life N One on my blog. 

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, 27B Street, Villa 5/1B Jumeirah 1, Postcode: 413752 – Dubai.

Price range: AED 190 for two people

#2. Boston Lane

The pinkish hue and speciality coffee are what characterises this hidden gem of a cafe in Dubai. Inspired by the coffee culture in Melbourne, Boston Lane is owned by Australian expats and is located in the Courtyard Playhouse, which is a perfect spot for you to click some Instagram pictures. The place is sooo gorgeous. 😻

Address: 25 4 B St – Al Quoz – Dubai

Price range: AED 155 for two people

#3. Tania’s Teahouse

The pink and plant-covered walls of Tania’s Teahouse is a perfect setting for a high engagement Instagram post. Located on Jumeirah Beach Road near the stately Burj Al Arab, this cafe crafts happiness for the people of all age group with their savoury eatables.

Address: 779A Jumeirah St – Umm SuqeimUmm Suqeim 2 – Dubai

 ‎Price range: AED 180 for two people

#4. Darjeeling Cafe

As soon as you enter this hipster cafe, you will be teleported to northeast Indian. The ambience, smell, food and the decor will give an overall relaxing vibe of the northeastern mountainous region of India; where you can indulge in momos, thupkas, herbal tea, dumplings etc.

Address: 10 D St – Al Karama – Dubai

Price range: AED 80 for two people

#5. Roseleaf Cafe

Hidden inside the greenery of Dubai Garden Centre on Sheikh Zayed Road, Roseleaf cafe is a splendid place that will make you forget that you are literally in a desert. The cafe has a fantastic range of eatables and beverages. You can indulge in those eatables with greenery around! 

Address: 739 Sheikh Zayed Rd – Al Quoz Industrial Area 3 – Dubai

Price range: AED 130 for two people

#6 Socialicious– Best Cafes In Dubai

Socialicious is a charming cafe hidden inside the Jumeirah Village Circle that serves modern Asian cuisine with a twist. The pet-friendly outdoor seating is the best part of this cosy cafe. Who hates to dine in with their fur friend? 

Address: Condor Castle Residence, Street-14, District Circle – 2 – 10 Mu’allaqat Blvd – Dubai

Price range: AED 140 for two people

#7. THE SUM OF US

An Australian themed cafe with exuberant energy, incredible interiors, and scrumptious food. What I really love about this cafe is, everything is homegrown and self-made here. And I love that, really! 

Address: Ground Floor, Burj Al Salam, 6th Street، Trade Centre – Dubai

Price range: AED 185 for two people

#8. Emirati Coffee Co

Emirati Coffee Co is a highly Instagrammable spot that serves speciality coffee and other refreshments. One can spend countless hours sipping the coffee and filling the Instagram feed with killer shots. Al Wasl and Al Quoz are the two branches of this cafe.

Address: 14 9b St – Al QuozAl Quoz Industrial Area 3 – Dubai

#9 Arabian Tea House

Set amidst the historical neighbourhood of Al Fahidi, Arabian Tea House is an authentic Emirati cafe that serves delicious Arabic cuisines. The ambience of the cafe is picture-perfect that can gift you some magical Instagram moments. 

Address: Bastakiya Opposite Musalla Post Office – Al Fahidi St – Dubai

Price range: AED 210 for two people

#10 MAKE Cafe

The charm of this MAKE cafe is perfect for working, reading and spending time with pals, and of course to create the best Instagram moments and for a cup of aromatic coffee. You will feel refreshed after spending your time inside this cafe. 

Address: Alserkal Cultural Foundation Building, Al Fahidi Street, Bur Dubai – Dubai

Price range: AED 180 for two people

#11 Ailuromania Café

If you are a feline lover, then this is the place for you. Ailuromania cafe located in Jumeirah is Dubai’s first cat cafe which is a perfect place for the feline lovers to have some cat cuddles and coffees. The entry for this cafe is 30 AED which comes with coffee, cuddles and refreshments. 

Address: 844 Jumeirah St – Umm SuqeimJumeirah 3 – Dubai

Price range: AED 120 for two people

#12 The Hamptons Café

The Hamptons Café inspired by the lifestyle and heritage of Hamptons in New York City is a cafe with its own elegance and style. The culinary treats from Hamptons Cafe are perfect for your tummy as well as Instagram feed. They have currently three branches in Dubai- Jumeirah Road, Jumeirah Islands and Arabian Ranches. 

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, Dubai, UAE

Price range: AED 240 for two people

#13 The Farm

The Farm is basically green heaven. Located in the green filled neighbourhoods of Al Barari, The Farm is a perfect place to escape the heat and enjoy the fresh air with the waterside backdrops. Get your cameras ready, because you can’t resist clicking pictures in The Farm. 

Address: Al Barari – Dubai

Price range: AED 350 for two people 

#14 XVA Cafe

There is an old-world charm to this rustic cafe. Beautifully set in the historic neighbourhood of Al Fahidi, this XVA cafe is a perfect place for a cup of coffee with your friends. Sip the coffee by breathing fresh air and getting lost in the “Dubai’s best-kept secret”.

Address: XVA Art Hotel, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Meena Bazaar, Dubai

 Price range: AED 170 for two people 

#15 Cafe Rider Custom

If you are a rider and loves everything about two-wheelers, then this is the place for you. Cafe Rider Custom is a perfect hangout spot with your rider friends for a savoury breakfast, lunch and coffee. 

Address: Warehouse 7 14 C St – Al QuozAl Quoz Industrial Area 3 – Dubai

Price range: AED 130 for two people

#16 Brew Cafe– Best Cafes In Dubai

Brew Cafe is a gem of Jumeirah perfect for cracking a cup of coffee with friends or to get some works done with peace. The cosy ambience without clutter and artistic decor makes it a soothing place to sit and gaze at the world passing by. 

Address: Jumeirah Beach Road, Umm Suqeim 2, Opposite Emarat Petrol Station, Dubai, UAE

Price range: AED 50 for two people 

#17. Mud Mug Cafe

Mud Mug Cafe is a great little place in Qusais that is quite easy for the pockets. This cafe provides a work vibe if you need a change from office space. Indulge in some delicious dishes while you finish your task at Mud Mug Cafe. 

Address: Shop 5, Bin Thani Residence, Al Nahda Street, Qusais, Dubai

Price range: AED 110 for two people

#18 Hapi- Best Cafes In Dubai 

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Hapi is a minimal themed cafe for health freaks. The cafe acknowledges the importance of getting close to nature, thereby leading a healthy lifestyle. The chefs are assigned to prepare food with only high-quality ingredients in Hapi cafe. 

Address: Warehouse 42, Alserkal Avenue, Al Quoz, Dubai.

Price range: AED 135 for two people

#19 Saya Cafe– Best Cafes In Dubai

One of the most Instagrammable cafes in Dubai that gives you an Alice in Wonderland-tea party sort of vibe. Saya Cafe is adorned by the vast blossoms of flowers, making it a pink paradise worth spending hours. 

Address: CITY WALK Phase 2, Al Safa & Al Wasl Road Intersection, Al Safa, Dubai

Price range: AED 240 for two people

#20 Sketch Art Cafe

Sketch art cafe is aimed for passionate artists who like to network, make art and sip a cup of coffee. The cafe has the magic to unleash the inner Picasso in you. They will provide you with everything to craft your masterpiece. Space is split into two; one part studio and one part cafe.

Address: Boxpark، Jumeirah – Junction، Al Wasl Rd، 35 St – Dubai

Price range: AED 80 for two people

#21 Alchemy

Alchemy is a homegrown coffee shop (with coffee sourced from single ethical farms) set in a contemporary villa with stylish decors. The sleek furniture, artistically made food, and the modern decorations will definitely spice up your Instagram feed. 

Address: Wasl Road, opposite to Dar Wasl Mall, Jumeirah

Price range: AED 55 for two people

#22 Dubai Coffee Museum

Dubai Coffee Museum is an ultimate hub for coffee lovers as it is home to experience different varieties of regional coffees. A relaxing atmosphere with rustic ambience and age-old artefacts pave the way for a unique and diverse experience in Dubai Coffee Museum.

Address: Villa 44, Al Fahidi Historical Neighborhood, Bastakiya – Dubai

#23 Tom & Serg

Tom & Serge is an industrial Melbourne-style café that serves delicious and selected cuisines that can satiate your taste buds. Another cafe recommendation in Dubai for you to hang out with friends.

Address: Al Joud Centre – 15A Street Near ACE Hardware and Burjeel Hospital – شارع الشيخ زايد – Dubai

Price range: AED 210 for two people

#24 Nightjar Coffee

Developed by a group of passionate coffee lovers, Nightjar coffee is an eclectic roastery-eatery located in the Al Quoz region of Dubai. They serve refreshing delectable and provides great vibe, ticking all the columns of your hangout requirement list. 

Address: Unit G62, Alserkal Avenue, Art & Cultural District, Al Quoz, Dubai

Price range: AED 170 for two people

#25 Wild & The Moon

Runs on the concept of food should be good for you, good for the planet and above all deliciousWild & The Moon is an organic plant-based cafe. They aim to bring a touch of nature in this busy city life. Does that sound like your kind of place? Yes, or No, give it a try. 

Address: Unit H 77, Al Serkal Avenue, Street 8, Al Quoz, Dubai

 ‎Price range: AED 170 for two people

#26 Arrows and Sparrows Cafe

Arrows and Sparrows Cafe focuses mainly on homely, healthy vibes, and they let you dine in with your pooch. Ain’t that cool? They serve delicious breakfast, lunch and dinner with speciality coffee. 

Address: Shop 3, Ground Floor, Building 4, Emaar Business Park, The Greens, Dubai

Price range: AED 170 for two people

#27 Omnia Gourmet– Best Cafes In Dubai

Head to this cafe if you want to try the delicious delights from the Celebrity Chef Silvena Rowe. It is not every day you get to try celebrity chef’s cuisines, so don’t miss the opportunity. 

Address: Jumeirah Fish Harbour 1 Shop n1-15, Jumeirah – Dubai

Price range: AED 160 for two people 

#28 Friends’ Avenue Cafe

Friends’ Avenue Cafe serves selectively chosen cuisines from Australia, UK and Europe. This cafe is definitely going to delight your tastebuds, and the Instagram followers will love you for life.

Address: Ground Level, Fortune Executive Towers, Cluster T, Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT), Dubai

Price range: AED 140 for two people

#29 Drop Cafe– Best Cafes In Dubai

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Another cutesy cafe in Dubai that is trying to revolutionise the coffee concept in Dubai. With expert baristas making the perfect blend of aromatic coffees, this cafe is a must-visit for all the coffee lovers. 

Address: Entrance 3, Dar Al Wasl Centre, Al Wasl Road, Safa, Dubai

Price range: AED 85 for two people

#30 Chapter One Floral Cafe 

The name might sound strange, but Chapter One Floral Cafe is an Instagram heaven tucked away from hassles of city life. It is an Emirati-owned “Floral Cafe” which is charged with charm in every nook. 

Address: Shop 1, Radisson Blu Hotel Building, Dubai Silicon Oasis (DSO), Dubai

Price range: AED 70 for two people

#31 Spill The Bean

Spill the Bean is an independent speciality coffee shop focused on single origin coffees and healthy treats. The food here is flavourful and complex. It is one of the Best Cafes In Dubai. 

Address: Shop 7, Ground Floor, Block B, The Sustainable City, Arabian Ranches, Dubai

Price range: AED 110 for two people

#32 Culinary Boutique

Culinary Boutique is a place where gourmet cuisine lovers, cooking enthusiasts and world-class chefs all come together in Dubai for a memorable culinary experience. They not only serve delectable cuisines but also provide a variety of cooking experiences for the people. 

Address: Villa 56, Jumeirah Beach Road, Jumeirah 1, Dubai

 ‎Price range: AED 240 for two people

#33 Vegocafe

You won’t get to eat slider idli and dosa waffle every day. Baffled with the range of fusion cuisines? Just check out this intimate and charming cafe in Mankhool.

Address: Ground Floor, Al Raffa 3 Building, Kuwait Street, Mankhool, Dubai 

‎Price range: AED 85 for two people

Best Cafes In Dubai

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