If there’s one thing this city doesn’t lack, it’s creative coffee hangouts. From cold brew specialists to quirky teahouses, Dubai is filled with unique cafe hotspots that are worth checking out. Here are some of our favourite cafes in Dubai for your next coffee catch-up…
1. Tania’s Teahouse
When we were told this place offers Cake-in-a-Teacup and Mermaid Toast, we were immediately sold. Tania’s Teahouse is a new trendy hangout that’s all about quirky creations with a local twist. Habib-tea, Cat-purr-ccino, Better Latte Than Never… this is probably one of the most creative menus we’ve seen! Serving up all-day breakfast and three-tiered tea platters, get ready for some Insta-worthy fun!
Where: Umm Suqeim
Price: Around AED 21 for a coffee and AED 45 for a sandwich
2. The Espresso Lab
The Espresso Lab is a homegrown cafe that’s all about premium beans and speciality coffee. A hotspot that’s popular among the city’s caffeine addicts, The Espresso Lab offers seasonal speciality coffee that explores an array of unique flavours. Located in Dubai’s trendy Design District, this hidden gem is a coffee lover’s paradise!
Where: Dubai Design District
Price: Around AED 20 for a latte
3. BLK Cab Coffee
This popular coffee hangout has been spotted all over Instagram since the day it opened. Serving up quirky creations – from black ice cream to green lattes – BLK Cab Coffee has a team of talented ‘cabistas’ to shake up your caffeine kick. We’re particularly massive fans of their cold brew shots which come in little takeaway bottles… oh, and did we mention they serve cereal lattes too?!
Where: City Walk 2 and La Mer Dubai
Price: Around AED 22 for a latte
4. The Brass Coffee & Community
The Brass Coffee & Community is a popular neighbourhood hangout that’s perfect for coffee on-the-go and afternoon caffeine escapes. Lavender Honey, Cinnamon, Coconut, and White Chocolate… you name a latte flavour, The Brass has it. You’ll also find a selection of teas, breakfast classics, sandwiches and smoothies on the menu.
Where: Multiple branches including JBR and City Walk
Price: Around AED 23 for a flavoured latte
5. DailyDose Café
Quality coffee, chilled-out vibes and delicious food are just some of the things waiting for you at DailyDose Café. Claiming to serve the perfect cup of coffee (we have no doubt), head down to enjoy all-day breakfast, speciality coffee, lunch favourites, and of course, mouth-watering desserts!
Price: Around AED 21 for a latte and AED 18 for a chocolate croissant