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1. Emirati Coffee Co

The recently opened coffee shop has two locations in Dubai. One in Al Qouz and the other right on Al Wasl Road. They serve specialty coffee as well as coffee beans and machines. The spot is so insanely instagrammable, with Persian carpets and leather couches in an industrial setting. The menu is very simple with its five sections: Black, White, Manual, Cold and Roasted.

Locations: Al Qouz 3 and Dar Wasl Mall. Cost: Dh25 for a latte. Timings: Sunday to Wednesday 7am to 11pm, Thursday 7am to 12am, Friday to Saturday 8am to 12am

2. Alchemy Dubai

Located in a massive and beautiful villa in Jumeirah (there’s even a pool!) Alchemy is a home-grown coffee shop, where the coffee is sourced from ethical single farms. The space itself is the perfect backdrop for your Instagram. It feels like you’re in your (much more) stylish home away from home, with geometric marble counters and sleek light wood furniture and of course, great coffee.

Location Wasl Road, opposite to Dar Wasl Mall, Jumeirah. Cost Dh25 for a latte. Timings Sunday to Wednesday 8.30am to 9pm, Thursday and Friday 8.30am to 10pm

3. Pastryology

Located in Dubai’s best-kept secret location, the leisure destination called Marina Cubes, Pastryology is a recently opened coffee and treat shop with unique caffeine beverages and delicious mini cakes. The shop is built within a container and decorated in the most beautiful pastel colours. It has uninterrupted views of the sea and is all-around stunning to look at.

Location: Port Rashid. Cost: Dh24 for a latte. Timings: Open daily from 10am to 10pm

4. Surge Coffee

This roaster mainly offers coffee consultation services as well as training sessions, but they have their very own coffee shop, so you know you are getting expert coffee. The venue is industrial chic and has an extensive coffee menu as well as a nice selection of cakes and cafe food.

Location: Al Quoz Industrial 4, Warehouse 33. Cost: Dh18 for a latte. Timings: Open Saturday to Thursday from 9am to 6pm