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The Best Coffee Shops in Dubai

A cup of coffee for everyone

The season’s gentle breeze invites the perfect moment to embark on a journey through your local coffee havens, savoring a comforting cup— be it the robust notes of a chai latte, the decadence of a rich matcha latte, a hot chocolate reminiscent of a comforting hug, or the timeless allure of a classic coffee. Within Dubai’s glitz and glamor, a myriad of artisanal gems awaits your exploration. Amid the harrowing events surrounding Palestine, there has never been a more opportune time to lend support to local businesses. Here, we present seven homegrown coffee shops waiting to be discovered.

Milk Bakery

Nestled on Al Wasl road, Milk Bakery is a sanctuary for connoisseurs. Its pristine aesthetics provide a cozy refuge to savor a delightful cup of coffee harmoniously paired with delectable pastries, cheesecakes, and desserts tailored for those with a sweet tooth.



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Embrace tranquility at Alchemy, a hidden coffee retreat in Jumeirah. This minimalist haven, committed to ethically sourced coffee, offers a sensory escape amidst sleek marble tops and a calming ambiance.



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Located in Dubai’s arts hub, Alserkal Avenue, Pekoe is a haven for matcha latte enthusiasts. With a diverse selection of teas and an inviting atmosphere, this café harmonizes exquisitely with any cup of coffee or tea.

One Life


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For those in Dubai’s Design District, One Life offers a home-like atmosphere with friendly staff. Alongside a wide selection of food options, it serves up delicious coffee paired with an amazing soundtrack from their DJ booth.

To The Moon and Back (TTMB)

Inspired by Melbourne’s specialty coffee concepts, TTMB in Al Wasl is a hidden gem. Known for one of the best chai lattes in Dubai, this space-themed cafe charms with distinct illustrations on their take-away cups, meant to take you “to the moon and back.”



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Tucked away in Dubai’s Courtyard in Al Quoz, Cassette is a modern Parisian bistro offering a fusion of food, music, art, and design. A homegrown gem, visitors can transition from sipping coffee to exploring a stack of vinyls.

Nightjar Coffee Roasters 

Founded by Dubai’s coffee bean raconteur Leon Surynt, Nightjar is far from a place to order a jolt of caffeine on-the-go. The hip coffee roaster situated in Alserkal Avenue invites you to enjoy a cup of delicious coffee made out of specialty beans directly sourced from producers in Rwanda, Brazil, and Colombia while catching up on work or the day’s news.

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