Recently opened, S34 is a home-grown concept taking inspiration from the coffeehouses found in old Dubai, and the alleys of the Al Fahidi neighbourhood. As a contrast to the traditional flavours, the décor of S34 is bright, vibrant and contemporary. Playing up to S34’s authentic roots, it’s a great place to sample gahwa, the traditional Arabic coffee with cardamom.
Pret A Manger
This deli-style café is a phenomenon in the UK, loved for its fresh, tasty fare and hip attitude. It’s the perfect grab-and-go before your flight, with a lovely range of organic coffee, soups, salads and sandwiches. With funky décor and friendly staff, it’s also a great place to linger if you have more time.
Location: Terminal 1, D-Gates
You’ll never be far from Costa Coffee in DXB, with 18 outlets spread across three terminals. These include two very special Costa Deli cafes – one in Terminal 1 Arrivals and Terminal 3 Departures. Costa Deli offers a brilliant selection of freshly-made salads, sandwiches and coffees, including the refreshingly original Cold Brew, using 100% single origin Arabica Colombian beans.
Location: Terminal 1 Arrivals and Terminal 3 Departures
Le Pain Quotidien
With a focus on fresh and natural produce, Le Pain Quotidien is the place to savour a wholesome organic coffee. If you’re peckish, try the delicious boulangerie bites; from the tartines to the pastries and handmade organic bread, you’ll get maximum taste with minimum guilt.
Location: Terminal 1 Arrivals
Jones the Grocer
DXB Terminal 3 is home to the first Jones the Grocer in an airport, serving the Australian brand’s single origin coffees, croissants, muffins, sandwiches, salads, soups and hearty mains. All items are made fresh daily and packaged ready for immediate takeaway, perfect if you’re looking for gourmet on the go.
Location: Terminal 3, B-Gates
Evita dazzles DXB
Check out highlights from the spellbinding performance of Evita for musicDXB in Terminal 3
Roll with it
Send your senses into overdrive with this seriously tasty Indian dish at Giraffe World Kitchen
Chefs’ secrets: pizza at Rossovivo
Bite into a slice of Italy at this artisan pizzeria in Terminal 3
Head to Gallery One for shirts signed by the greats