Be good to the environment and get your caffeine fix for less…

We all love our morning coffee but what if you could be helping the environment while drinking it? Many of us are making switches to be more eco-friendly, like paper straws instead of plastic and reusable instead of disposable coffee and water cups. There’s plenty of places in Dubai who are also encouraging the initiative, offering discounts when you use a reusable cup.

These Dubai coffee shops will give you money off when you use them…

Costa Coffee

Being one of the world’s largest corporate coffee shops, it’s no surprise that Costa Coffee is doing their bit for the environment. When you take in your own reusable cup or buy one of theirs for Dhs16, they’ll give you Dhs2 off your daily coffee.


Media One Hotel

A busy hub for many of Media City’s work force, Media One Hotel’s dedicated coffee bar M12go has just introduced Dhs2 off your coffee when you use your own reusable cup. Pop into Cafe M to purchase yours for Dhs40 if you don’t have one already.

M12go, Media One Hotel, Dubai Media City, 7am to 5pm, Sunday to Thursday. Tel: (04) 427 1000.

Pret a Manger

Beating some of its competitors to the post is Pret a Manger who offer Dhs3 off your caffeine fix. When you buy one of Pret a Manger’s own reusable cups, you’ll even get your first coffee free. You’ll find them at Dubai Mall and Dubai International Airport.


This cute cafe in Jumeirah Emirates Towers is sustainability-led and when you buy one of their ceramic reusable coffee cups (Dhs45) you’ll get a discount on all future coffees. They’re even doing it with water too, where if you purchase one of theirs, you’ll get a first free water refill, then refills after will be priced at Dhs3.

Flow, First Floor, Hotel Tower, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, Dubai, Sun to Thurs, 7am to 8pm, Fri & Sat, 9am to 5pm. Tel: (04) 319 8767.

Caffe Nero

Caffe Nero offer you two stamps for one on your loyalty card when you use a reusable-cup in store, so whilst it might not seem that you’re saving money initially, it’s worth it when you rack up those freebies quicker.


Mokha 1450


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When you purchase a keep-cup from this artisan cafe you’ll receive your first coffee free and 20 percent off all your future takeaway coffees. Whether it’s a latte, capuccino or an iced coffee, let Mokha 1450 put an extra spring in your step.

MOKHA 1450, Boutique No.8, Aswaaq Center, Al Badaa, Al Wasl Road, Sun to Thurs, 8am to 10pm, Fri & Sat 8pm to 11pm. Tel: (04) 321 6455.

Lime Tree Cafe


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Take your own cup to any Lime Tree Cafe branch in Dubai and get Dhs2 off your coffee. If you’re feeling a little peckish, don’t overlook their carrot cake, which is pretty famous in Dubai in its own right.


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