Have your next cup of joe on the house…

Get ready for the most caffeinated day of the year, as International Coffee Day returns on October 1. To celebrate the buzz that only a good cup of coffee can bring, these cafes will be offering free coffee in Dubai.

Marks & Spencer

marks spencer coffee

Marks & Spencer Cafes are getting a jump on International Coffee Day – get in quick on Monday September 28, when the cafes will be dishing out free coffee vouchers to the first 350 customers, valid for use throughout October. For cafe-quality coffee at home, the British retailer has just launched two new coffee hampers and a range of blends, available in stores and via the M&S Food app.

Marks & Spencer, Dubai Mall, Dubai Festival City Mall, Festival Plaza, Marina Walk and The Springs Souk, as well as the M&S Food app. marksandspencer.com/ae


Flow, in collaboration with the regional boutique coffee roastery, Orbis Coffee, will host a Coffee 101 masterclass on Instagram

Get in quick to score your free cup of java at Flow. The first 100 people to visit the healthy eatery in Jumeirah Emirates Towers will snap up free coffees on October 1. Flow is also running a ‘Tag & Win’ social media competition, with a month’s worth of free coffee up for grabs. To enter, follow @flowdubai on Instagram, like the competition post, tag three of your caffeine-loving pals, and mention your most memorable coffee moment. The competition is open from September 27, and the winner will be announced on October 1.

Flow, First Floor, The Boulevard, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, World Trade Centre, weekdays 7.30am to 7pm. flowdubai.com

Reform Social & Grill

Reform coffee

Swing past the coffee shop at Reform Social & Grill on October 1 to pick up a free takeaway coffee – this offer is available for takeaway from the coffee shop only (no dine-ins), and is limited to one per person.

Reform Social & Grill, The Lakes, open from 8am. Tel: (0)4 454 2638. reformsocialgrill.ae

Revo Cafe, Anantara The Palm


When you dine at Revo Cafe on October 1, you can enjoy free, bottomless cups of coffee, all day long. This cosy cafe at Anantara The Palm has pretty Arabian Gulf and Burj Al Arab views, and the menu features freshly baked cakes (the carrot cake and red velvet are particular standouts), tasty breakfasts, salads and burgers, so you’ll have no problem lingering a while.

Revo Cafe, South Residence, Anantara The Palm Dubai Resort, Palm Jumeirah, 8am to 10pm. Free coffee when dining in (except alcoholic coffees). Tel: (0)4 567 8304. anantara.com/en/palm-dubai/restaurants/revo-cafe

One Life Kitchen & Cafe

one life

Hightail it to One Life Kitchen & Cafe in the Dubai Design District on October 1 to claim your free cup of joe. All you need to do is snap an Instagram story of the cafe while you’re there. They’ll even throw in your favourite non-dairy milk for free.

One Life Kitchen and Cafe, Dubai Design District, Oct 1 8am to 6pm, free. @onelifedxb

London Dairy Cafe

london dairy cafe free coffee

Pop into your nearest London Dairy Cafe to enjoy a free coffee on October 1 – no strings attached. Choose any one coffee of your choice, without the need to order anything. This sweet deal is available from open until 5pm.

London Dairy Cafe, various venues throughout Dubai. londondairycafe.com


EETEN Terrace

Visit this alfresco eatery in the Dubai Marina Mall, and you’ll receive a free coffee when you order a meal on October 1. Signature sips include the Cereal Killer, Cafe con Miele, Canadian Lotus, Banana Break, Spanish Latte and Dirty Chai Latte, along with a selection of bottled cold brews.

Eeten, Promenade Level, Dubai Marina Mall, weekdays 8am to 11pm (kitchen opens 10am), weekends 8am to midnight (kitchen opens 10am). Tel: (0)4 392 8604. facebook.com/eetenurban

Sikka Cafe

Sikka Café will be offering both Emirati and Saudi Qahwa coffee at each of its locations with Arabic dates

Enjoy a complimentary cup of Emirati or Saudi Qahwa coffee, along with Arabic dates, at Sikka Cafe’s three locations in La Mer, City Walk and Last Exit Khawaneej.

Sikka Cafe, City Walk, La Mer and Last Exit Al Khawaneej, 8am to 1am. sikkadubai.ae

Al Mashowa

Al Mashowa

This chic Emirati restaurant in City Walk is coming to the party with free cups of traditional Qahwa coffee and Arabic dates.

Al Mashowa, City Walk, 10am to midnight. Tel: (0)4 590 5455. instagram.com/almashowa



Also in City Walk, Turkish restaurant Babaji is offering its signature thick-and-strong Turkish coffee, served with sugar-dusted cubes of Turkish delight.

Babaji, City Walk, 10am to 10pm. Tel: (0)4 385 4605. instagram.com/babajidubai

Al Nafoorah

al nafoorah

Recharge at this elegant Lebanese restaurant in Jumeirah Emirates Towers with a complimentary cup of traditional coffee, served with date-stuffed ma’amoul biscuits.

Al Nafoorah, Jumeirah Emirates Towers, noon to 11.3pm. jumeirah.com



You’ll be treated to bottomless brewed coffee on the house when you order a main dish while dining in at Eggspectation on International Coffee Day.

Eggspectation, The Beach JBR and City Walk, 7am to 9pm. Free bottomless brewed coffee when you order a main. Tel: (0)4 430 7252. eggspectation.com 

Not quite free, but almost…

Ultra Brasserie

Ultra Brasserie

Ok, so this one’s not technically free, but we think you’ll forgive us for including this sweet deal from Ultra Brasserie. For just Dhs5, you can enjoy unlimited coffees all day on October 1, at Ultra’s venues in Dubai Marina and Downtown. That sounds like a challenge we’re willing to accept!

Ultra Brasserie, Marina Plaza, Dubai Marina, and Emaar Square, Downtown Dubai. ultra.ae



Visit The Courtyard in Al Quoz for a buy-one-get-one-free offer at Cassette. The deal is available from 8am to 6pm on a range of coffees, including classic espresso-based drinks, cold brews and shakeratos. The cheapest coffee will be on the house.

Cassette, The Courtyard, Al Quoz, 8am to 6pm, buy-one-get-one-free on selected coffees. Tel: (0)4 349 1966. cassette.ae 

Clinton St. Baking Company

Clinton Mug

Not a free coffee, per se, but you can score a free coffee mug to take home when you order a bottomless brewed coffee at Clinton St. Baking Company on October 1.

Clinton St. Baking Company, Building 10, Happiness St, City Walk, 9am to 9pm, free take-home mug when you order a bottomless brewed coffee. Tel: (0)4 344 0705. clintonstreetbaking.ae

Starbucks and Costa Coffee on Deliveroo


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When you place a Deliveroo order for Starbucks or Costa Coffee on October 1, you’ll receive an eco-friendly resusable cup to keep. This offer is while stocks last, and available from selected locations only.

Starbucks and Costa Coffee on Deliveroo, free sustainable cup when you order a coffee. Deliveroo.ae 

The Coffee Club

the coffee club

Pop into your nearest outlet of the Coffee Club on International Coffee Day to receive 50 per cent off your favourite brew.

The Coffee Club, various locations across Dubai. thecoffeeclubme.com

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