The Emirates Woman editor-approved guide to JLT

Whether you’re staying or paying a visit to Jumeirah Lake Towers (JLT), there’s plenty to do in this area that’s compiled of 26 clusters.

Being one of the largest residential communities in Dubai, JLT offers a wide range of activities from gyms to salons, all in one area for easy access.

As you venture into JLT, has compiled a list of all the venues to visit on your next trip to this social hub.

Co-working spaces


In need of a venue to expand your business? Known for fostering a collaborative coworking community, AstroLabs offers a range of bespoke training programs, incubators and a private facility to get your head down and work. With practitioner-led courses, entrepreneurs are sure to have a boost in their journey, making the entire work environment and enrolling a seamless process. Located in Parkside Retail level, Cluster R, it’s open daily for 24 hours.

Nook Coworking Space

Designed to promote a healthy environment for sports, fitness and wellness, this co-working space is an exciting place for everyone to begin their entrepreneurial journey. From flexible spaces to rent with meeting rooms to dedicated office spaces for a reasonable price every month, this venue has all your needs under one roof. It also comes complete with an onsite gym and studio space with wellness instructors who can train individuals and small groups. Located in One JLT on the 2nd floor, it’s open from Sunday to Thursday 8am to 8pm and Friday and Saturday 9am to 6pm.


Willow Lane

This popular boutique-style salon lets you feel your very best with services ranging from nails, to hair, to eyebrows and more, Willow Lane is the place for you. Located in Cluster C, it’s open from Saturday, Tuesday to Thursday 9am to 7pm and Sunday 9am to 9pm and Friday 7:30am to 4pm.


Being home to some of the most talented hairdressers in the industry, The Mane is one of the most sophisticated salons located in the heart of JLT. With founder Anthony Walsh bringing his expertise to the table, all guests are left in the hands of the experts. Whether a cut or a blow dry, you’re sure to feel your very best at this salon. Located in JBC 4, Cluster N, It’s open daily from 9am to 7pm.

The Grove Salons

With meticulous attention to detail, The Grove Salons is known for its precious and tailor-made haircuts which create the perfect shape for you. From styling to hair treatments for silky smooth softness, the salon offers a holistic approach to both hair and skincare with a range of top-quality products to choose from. Located in Al Seef 2, Cluster U, It’s open daily from 10am to 8pm except on Friday.

That Hair Tho (THT)

The experts in the THT team are there to make your hair dreams a reality. They use sustainable and naturally made hair colours, they ensure to protect your hair during the entire process. Located in Cluster, the Dome Tower, it’s open daily from 10am to 9pm and is closed on Sundays, while Friday is open from 9am to 8pm.


Friends Avenue Café

With a fresh blend of all your favourites including Açai bowls, gourmet burgers, a breakfast-style menu and healthy smoothies, Friends Avenue Café lets you enjoy your food completely guilt-free. Aimed to provide food that reminds you of home, this concept launched in 2015 and has been a hit ever since. Located in Fortune Executive Tower, Cluster T, It’s open daily from 7am to 10pm.

Couqley French Bistro & Bar

This chic French Bistro offers delicious dishes that are served with careful attention to detail. The restaurant has a true family feel to it, and offers some of the best French dishes in Dubai. It’s located in Mövenpick Hotel, Cluster A and is open daily from 12pm to 1am.

Mythos Kouzina & Grill

Are you dreaming of a summer in Santorini? Bringing authentic Greek food to the table, Mythos offers a compilation of dishes with hand-selected ingredients creating food that’s pure, light and healthy. There are an array of delectable dishes ranging from Gyros to fresh salads at this sophisticated haven. Located in Cluster P, it’s open daily from 12:30pm to 11:15pm.

Maiz Tacos

This homegrown Mexican street food restaurant began as a food truck in 2018, while later moving into a brick and mortar store residing in JLT. From high-quality dishes made affordable for all, while keeping their motto ‘To make tacos great again’ in mind.’ Located in Lakeshore Tower, Cluster Y, It’s open from Saturday to Wednesday 12pm to 10pm and Thursday and Friday 12pm to 11pm


From delicious chicken tenders to juicy burgers, Pickl is a homegrown favourite that has gained popularity in no time. With each dish handcrafted to perfection, guests are always craving for more after each visit. Located in the heart of JLT, it’s open from Saturday to Wednesday, 11am to 1am and Thursday and Friday 11am to 2am and is located on the ground floor of One JLT Tower.

1762 JLT Stripped

Serving delicious food with everything from gourmet sandwiches to delicious salad concoctions, 1762 works year-round to bring mouthwatering menus that everyone can enjoy. With quirky elements, including its signature truck, guests can enjoy a range of fresh juices and a delicious blend of coffees. From freshly baked scones to speciality drinks, this artisanal Deli is a must-visit with your friends and family.

Jazz@Pizza Express

With freshly baked pizzas from the oven, this authentic Italian restaurant is constantly innovating with new recipes and cosy interiors to ensure you have the best dining experience. From various kinds of pasta to a host of other wholesome dishes, Pizza Express is the perfect place for friends and family to gather. Located in JLT Cluster A, It’s open from Saturday to Wednesday 12pm to 1am and Thursday and Friday 12pm to 2am.


Elevation Fitness

Elevation Fitness is there to help you achieve your workout goals with a personalised training regimen for those who require it. With long opening hours in a friendly environment, guests are motivated to workout with supervised care. Located in Oaks Liwa Heights, Cluster W, it’s open on Saturday to Thursday 6am to 11pm and Friday from 9am to 9pm.

Pilates Academy Dubai

With tailormade workouts, each structured lesson ensures that you get the attention you deserve with only three to five participants in each class. The gym has beautiful interiors and a calming environment, guests are sure to feel energised after each class. Located in Jumeirah Bay X2, Suite 4202, Cluster X, It’s open from Sunday to Wednesday 9am to 7pm, Thursday 9am to 6pm and Friday 9am to 1pm.

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