Indulge in the ultimate breakfast experience in the luxurious and diverse city of Dubai. With a wide range of breakfast spots to choose from, there’s something for everyone’s taste buds – whether you’re craving traditional Emirati dishes or international delights.
Embark on a culinary journey as you discover the top breakfast places in Dubai, where the food isn’t just a meal, but an extraordinary experience. Each cafe and restaurant on our list offers a distinctive blend of flavours, exceptional service, and an atmosphere that reflects the cosmopolitan glamour of the city.
Serving up the most unbelievable breakfasts, here are our 15 favourite breakfast places you need to try while you’re in Dubai; your morning feast in Dubai is waiting for you!
Parlour Boutique is a shining gem hidden in the Dubai World Trade Center. Inspired by a desire to bring people together, Parlour Boutique is a stylish and modern café and bistro that serves some of the best breakfast options in Dubai, accompanied by delicious coffee.
Some of our breakfast menu favourites include avocado toast covered with almonds and salsa, Parlour’s Benedict, and French toast dished with berries and cream.
Its welcoming space includes a lounge area, a library, and a communal table. They run an all day breakfast menu, and every meal tastes better than it looks on Instagram!
Parlour Boutique is located at One Central Building, DWTC, and opens every day from 8:00 am until 7:00 pm.
Learn more at www.parlour.ae
Brunch and Cake
Before coming to Dubai, Brunch and Cake captured the hearts of the people of Barcelona. They moved to Dubai and designed a beautiful brunch spot for folks who are really into the look and spirit of rustic. It’s undoubtedly one of the most instagrammable cafe restaurants in Dubai.
Located in upmarket Wasl 51, Jumeirah 1 area, Brunch and Cake offers a comforting and wholesome breakfast menu with dishes that are always beautifully served. Breakfast options play on the basics, such as waffles, pancakes, eggs, and Acai in multiple variations with simply stunning presentation.
Portion sizes usually run large here, so it is not rare to see two people sharing a meal. As it is one of the best places to eat breakfast in Dubai, breakfast time can be pretty busy, so getting there early is usually advisable.
Brunch and Cake flagship branch is Jumeirah 1, Wasl 51, open Monday to Friday 8:30 am to 10:30 pm a
Learn more at brunchandcake.com
Kulture House is an artisanal cafe that serves delicious dishes while also serving as a concept store and an art store. Growing up organically, it was influenced by many countries, including Kenya, Morocco, Egypt, Azerbaijan, and Peru. This influence shows through in the space; from its design to its food.
It is one of the best places for breakfast in Dubai, with breakfast dishes like Mezzeh Platter with Meloui Bread, Acai Bowls served with Avocado and Toast, Jalapeno Eggs Benedict, and Corn Fritters served with eggs. Sweet-tooth guests can get deserts like the Persian Nights Rice Pudding or Cardamom Spice Cake.
Enjoy both inside and outside dining options in the cooler months.
Kulture House is located at 106 Jumeirah Beach Road and opens every day from 9:00 am until 8:00 pm.
Learn more at instagram.com/kulturehousedubai
Built inside one of Dubai’s older buildings using recyclable materials, Cassette is a modern-day bistro that is tucked into a corner in Al Quoz. It has an old-town feel, and its menu has a balance of healthy meals and decadent dishes.
Many people hungry for a Dubai breakfast go for the omelette covered with greens, along with some French toast and artisanal coffee. Another popular menu pick is their poached eggs served with smoked salmon atop sliced avocados. Their drinks menu contains various types of coffee, wellness teas, homemade juices, and seasonal drinks.
Cassette is located at Al Quoz Courtyard and opens every day from 8:00 am until 6:00 pm.
Learn more at instagram.com/cassettedxb
Flow is a trendy breakfast restaurant that offers not just the best breakfast in Dubai but also the healthiest. They cater to health food lovers with busy lifestyles, serving a healthy breakfast throughout the day.
You will find many delicious dishes but healthy breakfast options on their breakfast menu, including Secret Seeded French Toast, Vegetable Egg White Omelette, organic Eggs Benedict, Egg Arlington, and Shakshuka. To go with meals, Flow serves many smoothies, fresh juices, and artisanal coffees that are always available. They offer breakfast for early birds and late risers alike.
Flow is now in two locations in Dubai; the flagship branch in Jumeirah Emirates Towers and opens Monday to Thursday, 7:30 am until 8:00 pm, and Saturday to Sunday, 9:00 am until 5:00 pm. The newest branch at Dubai Internet City is open Sunday to Thursday 8:00 until to 5:00 pm.
A must-visit for Vegans, Planet Terra serves up a storm with exceptional plant-based dishes, including mushrooms on toast with cashew nut cream and matcha pancakes with coconut cream.
The earth-friendly neighbourhood cafe uses local, ethically sourced products. Everything on the menu is 100% organic and made freshly each day.
Planet Terra is located on the ground floor of the Ibis Hotel at Dubai World Trade Centre and is open daily from 7.30 am until 10:30 pm.
Set in the glamour of Dubai Marina, Café Society combines Art Deco glamour with artistic expression, a true throwback to the glamour of the 1920s.
The luxurious settings make Café Society the perfect place to dine in style. Catering for a range in tastes from fluffy pancakes to those with a sweeter tooth to the vegetarian breakfast feast. Prices start from 10 AED.
Café Society is located at Dubai Marina and opens every day from 9:00 am until 11:00 pm.
Learn more at www.cafesociety.ae
Arabian Tea House
A quaint tea house nestled in the heart of Al Fahidi Historical Neighbourhood, once known as Al Bastakiya, opened in 1997 and remains an oasis of calm where both locals and tourists visit to journey back to the city’s past and explore the cultural heritage.
Where you are surrounded by white rattan chairs, lace curtains and beautiful flowers as you sip on your gahwa under the shade of the trees as the breeze swoons around you. You really are transported back in time.
Specialising in local Emirati cuisine with favourites such as Mr Ali’s Favourite breakfast and the wonderful children’s options, including camel-shaped chebab bread.
Its popularity has ensured venues popping up all over Dubai, but for authenticity, we suggest heading to Al Fahidi.
The Arabian Tea House is located in Al Fahidi is open daily 7:00 am until 11:00 pm.
Learn more at www.arabianteahouse.com
Having breakfast on a beautiful and expansive hill beats sitting quietly to breakfast in Dubai Mall. Escape the city entrapments and enjoy a great time at Hillhouse Brasserie, with its amazing views of the golf course lawn and the cityscape.
The Brasserie serves delicious meals that delight and amaze its guests. The menu includes breakfast classics, from pancakes and waffles to fresh fruits and pastries. Protein options include salmon, veal bacon, eggs, veal sausage, and cream cheese.
This is undoubtedly one of the best breakfast spots in Dubai for al fresco dining and taking advantage of the milder winter mornings.
Hillhouse Brasserie is located at Dubai Golf Club and is open daily from 7:30 am until 11.00 pm.
Learn more at instagram.com/hillhousedubai
Reform Social & Grill
Based on one of London’s most vibrant venues, Reform Social & Grill in the Lakes claims to be the city’s first authentic gastropub and family-friendly restaurant, and the best family breakfast in Dubai.
With indoor and outdoor seating and a play area for the youngest members of your party, this venue has something for everyone. Serving up mouth-watering traditional breakfasts, from a full English breakfast to a sausage and egg bap along with child-friendly options, it’s the perfect way to start your weekend in Dubai.
Reform Social & Grill is located at The Lakes and is open daily from 8:00 am until midnight, with breakfast being served between 8:00 am and 12:00 pm.
Learn more at www.reformsocialandgrill.ae
Situated in The Courtyard, Al Quoz, this hidden gem was inspired by Melbourne’s coffee, breakfast and lunch culture and serves up what it describes as ‘humble food’ in a relaxed setting.
Undoubtedly one of the best places for breakfast in Dubai this winter, the breakfast menu is varied, with several vegan and gluten-free options. We recommend the granola bowl followed by smashed avo toast for the perfect breakfast combo.
Boston Lane situated in the Courtyard, Al Quoz is open daily from 7.30 am until 7.00 pm
Learn more at www.bostonlane.com
Everything at Bounty Beets is 100% organic and 100% gluten-free, and the extensive vegan menu ensures that there’s something for everyone. Dishes include scrambled tofu, coconut bacon and a tropical fruit-topped acai bowl – all with witty names.
You can sit inside in summer or in winter, the beautiful patio is open, and you can even take your four-legged friends with you! (conditions apply).
While Bounty Beets is open daily for breakfast, the restaurant serves a satisfying all-you-can-eat breakfast for just AED129 on Saturdays and Sundays. This includes hot and cold beverages as well as 4 healthy cocktails. With such a good deal it’s no wonder that booking is required.
Bounty Beets is located at Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach Resort and Marina, open daily from 8.00 am until 10.00 pm.
Learn more at www.bountybeets.com
If your breakfast comes with great ‘eggspectation’, then this is the place for you. The ‘eggstensive’ menu is served all day and contains classics like eggs Benedict as well as French toast, waffles and pancakes. This is another great choice for a family breakfast in Dubai.
There are also breakfast burgers, wraps and bagels available. This place ranks highly for friendly service, ensuring that all of your ‘eggspectations’ are fulfilled!
We love that it’s located in the heart of the JBR tourist area of the city, right on The Walk. You have immediate access here to The Beach, JBR; what better way to start your day in Dubai!
Eggspectation is located at The Walk, JBR and is open daily from 7.00 am until 9.00 pm.
Learn more at www.eggspectation.ae
It may be a bit of a drive, but good things always come to those who (can) wait…
The contemporary setting is relaxed and welcoming, and the open kitchen means you can see exactly what is happening behind the scenes! With charcoal grills and wood fire ovens, Lowe celebrates rustic and approachable food and has been awarded a Michelin Green Star for their efforts.
The unique breakfast menu features combinations like kale and green onion omelette and baked broken eggs in curried onion gravy. There’s also a fabulous range for those with a sweet tooth, like waffles with torched cream, blackberries and bananas, candied pecans and maple syrup. The crumpets with ricotta cheese and honey are not to be missed.
Lowe is located in the KOA Canvas in the Al Barari area and is open Wednesday to Sunday from 8.00 am until 4.00 pm and for evening service between 6.00 pm and 11.00 pm.
Learn more at www.lowe-Dubai.com
Fancy a traditional Turkish breakfast with friends? Then, head to the award-winning Sirali restaurant, undoubtedly. one of the best breakfast places in Dubai if you want a fabulous spread.
The upmarket dining spot contrasts contemporary design with traditional Turkish features and is perfect for a get-together.
The mezze-style sharing breakfast is sure to delight with a tabled stuffed full of tasty dishes such as Turkish eggs, sujuk sausage, pide and labneh, all served alongside an array of delicious bread and pastries made daily on the premises. We think you’ll agree that it’s a bargain at 149 AED per person.
Sirali restaurant is located in the Meera Towers in Al Habtoor City and is open for breakfast on Saturday and Sunday from 10:00 am until 1.00 pm.
Feeling hungry yet? Let us know below if you’ve found another unique Dubai breakfast spot you think we should include!
We have updated opening information to the best of our knowledge as of September 2023, but things are constantly changing in Dubai, don’t hesitate to get in touch with the venues mentioned ahead of time to avoid disappointment.
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