Minimalist coffee shops and bakeries take over Alserkal Avenue, in Al Quoz.

Dubai’s art scene pulsates within the walls of Alserkal Avenue, a haven for creative expression. But artistic flair isn’t limited to galleries – it’s seeped into the city’s coffee culture, with minimalist cafes brewing a storm.

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Sheikh Mohammed-approved bakery can also be found in Alserkal Avenue

Recently, the newly opened bkry in Alserkal Avenue welcomed His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai yesterday, June 12, 2024.


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The must-visit hotspot, bkry even shared a photo on Instagram with His Highness Sheikh Mohammed, with the caption, “ We were honored yesterday by the visit of HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum @alserkalavenue .We are beyond thankful for your continued support.”

Why visit these coffee shops + bakeries?

These stunning spaces, characterized by clean lines, muted tones, and an emphasis on natural light, offer more than just a caffeine fix. They’re an invitation to slow down, savor the moment, and appreciate the beauty in simplicity – a welcome respite in Dubai’s fast-paced world.

No plans for the Eid Al-Adha weekend? Go cafe hopping

The upcoming long Eid Al-Adha weekend provides the perfect opportunity to explore these hidden gems. Alserkal Avenue’s extended hours during the holidays allow you to indulge in a leisurely afternoon coffee break or grab a pastry for a delightful Eid breakfast. So, take a break from the festivities, and find your moment of zen amidst the minimalist havens of Alserkal Avenue.

Your guide to the best coffee shops + bakeries in Alserkal Avenue


The rise of minimalist cafes in Dubai reflects a growing desire for tranquility amidst the urban bustle. These serene spaces offer a chance to disconnect, reconnect with ourselves, and appreciate the beauty of simple things – a perfectly brewed cup, a flaky pastry, and a moment of peace.

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