Breakfast is said to be the most important meal of the day and in the City of Gold, there are many dining venues that take this meal very seriously. Whilst pretty much every hotel in Dubai puts on an enormous buffet spread for brekkie, we have picked out the best boutique dining places in Dubai.
Serving up the most unbelievable breakfasts, here are our 8 favourite breakfast places you need to try while you’re in Dubai.
Parlour Boutique is a brilliant gem hidden in the Dubai World Trade Center. Inspired by a desire to bring people together, as in a parlour, Parlour Boutique is a stylish and modern café and bistro that serves some of the best breakfast options in Dubai accompanied with delicious coffee. Available on the menu are avocado toast covered with almonds and salsa, Parlour’s Benedict, and French toast dished with berries and cream, and more.
Within its welcoming space are a lounge area, a library, and a communal table. Breakfast is served all through the day 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 to 8:00 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 that are really into the look and spirit of rustic. They are located in the Jumeirah area and offer 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.
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 quite busy so it is usually advisable to get there early.
Brunch and Cake is located in Jumeirah 1, Wasl 51 and opens every day from 8:00 AM to 12:00 AM.
Learn more at www.brunchandcake.ae
Kulture House is an artisanal cafe that serves delicious meals 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 you can get breakfast in Dubai, with 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.
Kulture House is located at 106 Jumeirah Beach Road and opens every day from 8:00 AM to 9:00 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 is 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, and homemade juices along with seasonal drinks.
Cassette is located at Al Quoz Courtyard and opens every day from 8:00 AM to 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 that have busy lifestyles, serving a healthy breakfast all through the day.
On their breakfast menu, you will find many delicious but healthy breakfast options including Secret Seeded French Toast, Vegetable Egg White Omelette, organic Eggs Benedict, Egg Arlington, and Shakshuka. To go with meals, Flow serves many smoothies, juices, and artisanal coffees that are always available. They offer breakfast for early birds and late risers alike.
Flow is at Jumeirah Emirates Towers and opens from 7:00 AM – 8:00 PM Sunday – Thursday and 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM on Friday and Saturday.
Learn more at www.flowdubai.com
Coming through with a menu that goes seventeen dishes deep, Kizmet definitely makes the list of good breakfast places in Dubai. Located in the heart of the city, Kizmet’s environment is calm and encourages you to eat.
Jump in on a classic breakfast with options like Divorced Eggs served alongside crunchy yellow corn tostadas, salsa verde, and poached eggs. Seafood lovers can go for some smoked salmon served on top of potato and leek latkes along with fish roe and sour cream. The menu also has breakfast deserts as the Carrot Cake Granola served with carrot milk and coconut sorbet.
Kizmet is located on Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Blvd and is open 3:00 PM to 1:00 AM Sunday – Thursday and 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM, Friday and Saturday.
Learn more at www.kizmetrestaurant.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. Breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 11:30 AM and on the menu are various offerings like bread, pancakes and waffles, fruits, pastries, and more. Protein options include salmon, veal bacon, eggs, veal sausage, and cream cheese.
Hillhouse Brasserie is located at Dubai Golf Club and is open daily from 7:00 AM to 12:00 AM.
Learn more at instagram.com/hillhousedubai
Black Tap Burgers and Shakes
Black Tap is a burger joint that was originally opened in New York. Its Dubai branch, located in Jumeirah, serves up brilliant breakfasts as well. Served with the swag that Black Tap is known for, their breakfast menu features pancakes, eggs, pastries, and sandwiches. Their menu also offers other delicacies like chorizo breakfast tacos and crispy chicken waffles. Also available is their delicious garlic bread slathered with guacamole and served alongside chipotle, eggs, and cherry tomatoes.
Black Tap is located at Jumeirah Al Naseem and is open 11:00 AM to 12:00 AM Sunday to Thursday and 10:00 AM to 1:00 AM on Friday and Saturday.
Learn more at www.blacktapme.com
Feeling hungry yet? Let us know below if you’ve found another Dubai breakfast favourite you think we should include!
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