It is International Coffee Day on Tuesday, October 1. In honour of the occasion, here is where to get yourself free or discounted coffee in cafes around the UAE ...
Park House, Dubai
Park House is celebrating International Coffee Day on Tuesday, October 1 by giving away free coffee at its Nessnass Beach location. Customers can drop by the beachside diner any time from 7am to 9pm and grab a free coffee to go, or for dine-in.
October 1, free coffee from 7am until 9pm, Park House, Nessnass Beach, Dubai, 056 525 7485, www.parkhouse.ae
Home-grown healthy eating haven and creative hub Flow is giving out 100 free cups of coffee to celebrate International Coffee Day on Tuesday, October 1. From 8am until 10am, the cafe will be giving a no-strings-attached free coffee to its first 100 customers. Customers unable to make it down to Flow by 10am won't miss out; it recently introduced a Dh2 discount and free refill upon purchase of a reusable coffee cup from the exclusive range designed by Aysha Al Hemrani.
October 1, free coffee from 8am until 10am, Flow, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, 04 319 8767, www.flowdubai.com
Renaissance Downtown Hotel's Grounded is giving out free single espressos to celebrate International Coffee Day. From 7am until 10pm, the roasters will be handing out free shots of strong coffee out to customers, with no purchase necessary to avail of the free brew.
October 1, free coffee from 7am until 10pm, Grounded, Renaissance Downtown Hotel, Dubai, 04 512 5555, www.grounded-dubai.com
Mokha 1450, Dubai
Free coffee isn't limited to International Coffee Day at Mokha 1450. The Dubai cafes are on a mission to encourage Dubai residents to embrace reusable cups for their coffee, so every customer who purchases a Keep Cup at Mokha 1450 will receive a free coffee. Plus, customers who bring their own reusable cup to the cafe will get a 20 per cent discount on their takeaway coffee.
Ongoing, open Sunday to Thursday, 8am-10pm, Friday to Saturday, 8am-11pm, Mokha 1450 Coffee Boutique, Aswaaq Community Mall, Dubai, 04 321 6455, open Sunday to Thursday, 7am-10pm, Friday to Saturday, 7am-11pm, Building 8, Golden Mile Galleria, Palm Jumeirah, Dubai, 04 425 4067, www.mokha1450.com
Marks & Spencer, various locations
From Sunday, September 29 to Tuesday, October 1, Marks & Spencer will be offering its first 400 customers free coffee at its Cafes in Dubai Festival City, Dubai Marina Walk, Ibn Battuta Mall and Springs Souk. Plus, any shoppers who use M&S's reusable coffee cups will receive Dh2 off coffee blends.
September 29 until October 1, Marks & Spencer, Dubai Festival City, Dubai Marina Walk, Ibn Battuta Mall and Springs Souk, www.marksandspencer.com/ae
Vida Hotels, Dubai
Vida Hotels and Resorts is celebrating International Coffee Day on the day by giving customers a cup of their morning fix for free. Origins at Vida Emirates Hills, 3in1 at Vida Downtown and Courtyard at Vida Creek Harbour are all offering the free caffeine fix. Plus, customers who buy Vida’s reusable cup for Dh75, can enjoy coffee refills for Dh10.
October 1, Origins at Vida Emirates Hills, 3in1 at Vida Downtown and at Courtyard at Vida Creek Harbour, www.vidahotels.com
London Dairy Bistro, DIFC, Dubai
London Dairy Bistro has opened the doors to its newest cafe, located in Gate Precinct Building 4 in DIFC. From Sunday, September 29 until Saturday, October 5, there will be a giant replica of its brand new coffee cups beside a coffee cart tricycle, where the cafe will be giving out free espresso-based coffees and iced coffees from 8am until 4pm daily to passers-by.
September 29 until October 5, 8am until 4pm, London Dairy Bistro, Gate Precinct Building 4, Podium Level, DIFC, Dubai, 04 359 7334, www.londondairycafe.com
Hilton Hotels, various locations
Hilton has created a special new brew to celebrate International Coffee Day. Available at Hilton hotels in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, the saffron iced coffee has been created as a caffeine-booting tribute to the region. Made with smooth saffron-infused milk, premium espresso and vanilla ice cream for an added sweet touch, the saffron iced coffee is available now at Dubai's Hilton Dubai Jumeirah, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dubai – Jumeirah Beach, DoubleTree by Hilton Dubai – Business Bay and Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah, and the Waldorf Astoria Ras Al Khaimah.
Available now, at Hilton Hotels in Dubai and Ras Al Khaimah, www.hilton.com
Typica Speciality Cafe, Dubai
Head down to Jumeirah's Typica Speciality Cafe, where customers will be treated to free coffee from 8am until 11am on Tuesday, October 1. Plus, in the spirit of giving, a portion of proceeds made on International Coffee Day will be donated to their coffee farmer's estates.
October 1, 8am until 11am, Typica Speciality Cafe, Jumeirah St, Umm Sequiem 2, www.typicauae.com
Link Cafe, Mall of the Emirates, Dubai
Shoppers at Mall of the Emirates can make the most of International Coffee Day with a free coffee from Link Cafe. All day, the fifth floor cafe will be giving out free coffee with any food item purchased. Customers can choose from the cafe's full range of coffees.
October 1, all day, Link Cafe, Sheraton Mall of the Emirates, Sheikh Zayed Road, Dubai, www.malloftheemirates.com