The Lime Tree Café & Kitchen
Address: Jumeirah 1, Jumeirah Beach Road, Next to the Grand Jumeirah Mosque.
Tel: +9714 349 8498
Opening hour: 7:30am-6pm
The Lime Tree Café & Kitchen at the Jumeirah Beach is situated in a modern villa. Featuring classic and neat ambiance, the café offers a variety of healthy specialties such as lavish sandwiches, delicious banana muffins, triple berry smoothies, tasty wraps and their legendary carrot cake that will never bore you. With impressive services, the staffs here are attentive and efficient so that you won’t wait long, even on weekend. All you need to do is take a number and head to your seat. Let the staffs do the rest. The Lemon tree is definitely one of the hottest spot in the city.
Address: Mall of the Emirates
Tel: +9714 395 0967
Opening hour: 8am-12am
More Café in the Mall of the Emirates serves the purest and most aromatic coffee. Imported from three different continents, the coffee beans used in the signature coffee are pretty savory. Apart from the delicious coffee, the food inside the warm and cozy atmosphere is also very tempting. If you want to have a healthy breakfast, this is definitely the place to go. The full meat feast, cake-shaped treats, rye toast and others, all these fabulous options are available at the More Café.
Address: Dubai Media City
Tel: +9714 3915170
Opening hour: Sun-Thu: 7.30am-11pm; Fri: 10am-10pm; Sat: 9am-11pm
Circle Café is undoubtedly one of the best cafés in the city. After receiving professional training in the well-known Italian brand Illy, the baristas of Circle Café brew the greatest coffee. Housing white furnishings, circular tables, cushioned white ornate chairs, the minimalist eatery of minimalist in Media City serves delicious coffee and great home-made pastries and cakes. Overlooking a great view of the Media City Lake, the Circle Café is surely a place to stop by at lunch. Try the beef burger bagel accompanied by sweet potato fries, and the most popular Italian chicken almond salad.
Address: Al Fahidi Neighborhood, Bur Dubai
Tel: +9714 3535383
Opening hour: 9am-7pm
The XVA Café is located in XVA Art Hotel, a serene and historic courtyard ambiance. Serving hearty and delicious food, this place is a paradise for vegetarian. Most of the diners here are tourists, enjoying the refreshing meat-free menu. Apart from the hearty sandwiches, wholesome salads and authentic Arabic dishes, the innovative eggplant burger is truly amazing, and so are the creamy soups. A glass of mint lemonade or freshly squeezed juices are perfect to wash them down. The simple breakfasts serves in the morning are also tasty. Beside the friendly service, the price is also very reasonable.
Arabian Tea House
Address: Bastakiya, Al Fahidi Street, Bur Dubai
Tel: +9714 353 5071
Opening hour: 8am-10pm
The Arabian Tea House is formerly known as Basta Arts Café. Hidden in a courtyard in Al Fahidi Street, the café is nestled beneath a mighty tree. Serving hearty sandwiches, salads and Arabian dishes, the getaway place in the bustling city features sand-colored walls, white wicker tables and chairs, totally cozy and rustic. This is also one of the hottest spots among the tourism. Sipping mint lemonade while chatting with friends, an afternoon like this would be perfect. The large-portion salad here is most recommended. The walnut cake and Arabic coffee is also something you should not miss.
Jones the Grocer
Address: Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel: +9714 3466886
Opening hour: Sun-Thu: 8am-11pm; Fri-Sat: 9am-11pm
Opposite to the Times Square Center, the Jones the Grocer is an integration of restaurant, café and grocery store. The readymade sandwiches, pastries and cakes displayed at the counters inside the industrial-look café are tempting. Fruit cheesecake is a must-try. The stylish place also brews the most flavored coffee and other favorites. The groceries inside the place are not only quality, but also unusual. The well-informed staffs here could be very helpful.
Address: Burjuman Centre, Bur Dubai
Tel: +9714 3597932
Opening hour: Sun- Wed: 8:30am-10pm: Thu-Sat: 8:30am-12pm
The Café Bateel serves the most authentic Italian cuisines among all the cafés in Dubai, almost can compared with 5-star restaurants. If you see people come here for coffee and they stay for the lunch, don’t be surprise. The Café Bateel tempts the taste bus of people with its amazing salads and delicious pasta and sandwiches. The portion isn’t much though. The staffs inside the cozy and sophisticated ambiance are friendly and services are very good.
Emporio Armani Caffé
Address: Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road, 4th Interchange, Al Barsha 1
Tel: +9714 3410591
Opening hour: Sun- Wed: 10am-10pm; Thu-Sat: 10am-12pm
Situated in the center of the Mall of the Emirates, the Emporio Armani Caffé is where you can enjoy the most delicious pizza in Dubai. With toppings such as mozzarella, anchovies, capers and authentic Napolitana tomato and virgin olive oil sauce, the original Napoli pizza is truly amazing. The porcini pizza sprinkled with tomato sauce, mozzarella and mushroom is also really tasty. Featuring tasteful furnishings and cozy atmosphere, the Emporio Armani Caffé also presents great coffee and salads. Enjoy the desserts.
Baker & Spice
Address: Souk Al Bahar, Downtown Dubai
Tel: +9714 425 2240
Opening hour: 8am-11:30pm
Adapted to the Middle East flavor, the European food of Baker & Spice is very distinctive. Serving local, organic, fresh and homemade dishes, the place features deep orange and brown decorations, which creates a warm and cozy atmosphere for you to dine in. The menu here is designed according to the season, using organic ingredients from different regions of the UAE. Though the portion is tiny, the dishes are amazingly delicious. Try the freshly baked bread, linguine, salad and pan roasted fillet.
Address: Oasis Centre, Al Quoz, Sheikh Zayed Road
Tel: +9714 515 4051
Opening hour: Sat-Wed: 7:30am-10pm; Thu-Fri: 10am-11pm
One thing special about the Balance Café is that the calories, fat, protein, carbohydrate, dietary fiber, cholesterol and sodium content are listed, so that you will known the elements contained in the dishes you ordered. Just like the name of the café, the right proportion of different elements gives us a balanced life. You might get bored by the theory, but the well-prepared and delicious food here will certainly cheer you up.