by Sarah Joseph
4 hours ago
With hybrid working being considered the norm after the pandemic, remote working is now more popular than ever.
Whether you’re embracing the WFH culture or simply thinking of your next big business idea, finding a productive environment can help ease the process.
Keeping this in mind, here are some of the best spots in Dubai to enjoy the ultimate digital nomad experience.
Twiggy by La Cantine
With subtle hints from the sixties making its way back, this Mediterranean-inspired restaurant combines the beach with an elegant atmosphere that will want to make you stay all day long. Designed with a 100-metre infinity pool and endless blue skies, this Parisian-inspired venue is the new hangout spot in which you can both work and play. From sushi to a plethora of desserts, guests can work in style at either the restaurant or the sun-dappled terrace. Located at Park Hyatt Dubai Lagoon, it’s open daily from 12pm to 2am.
For more information visit twiggy.ae
NETTE at The Matcha Club
This urban sanctuary is the perfect escape from bustling city life. With both fitness and food in one haven, guests can relish someone’s mouthwatering dishes and drinks as they work and eventually end the day with a game of padel tennis, to keep those creative juices flowing. From iced matcha to avocado toast, the options are endless, making it the perfect place to stay focused on work all day. As a modern blend of French-Japanese cuisine, this laid-back dining concept has gained popularity in no time. It’s open daily from 8am to 10pm and is located in Al Quoz.
For more information visit matcha-club.ae
This newly opened venue offers relaxation and time to unwind all day, allowing one to work in a tranquil environment. From fresh dips to delectable desserts such as churros, there are plenty of options to choose from the menu. With views of the glittering waters of the Arabian Gulf, the beachside restaurant brings you closer to nature and lets you get inspired by the energy of the earth. Located at Dukes the Palm hotel, a Royal Hideaway Resort, it’s open from Monday to Thursday 10am to 1am and Friday to Sunday 9am to 1am and is all set to give you the ultimate Bali feels.
For more information visit uladubai.com
This Mediterranean-inspired eatery is inspired by coastal tones that are served in a distinctive environment and atmosphere. From the classic shakshuka to a delicious summer salad, there are a wide variety of options to keep you fuelled as you work throughout the day. With minimal interiors and delicious desserts, guests can switch off and work productively during the day. Located at Town Square Park, it’s open daily from 8am to 11pm.
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The experimental food haven brings several homegrown food brands under one roof. From workshops to a recording studio, the options for innovating are endless. This brand new food and bar hall allows diners to sample food from around the world with alfresco options to experience the outdoors. Located at The Pointe in Palm Jumeirah, it’s open from Monday to Thursday 9am to 1am and Friday to Sunday 9am to 2am.
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Risen Café & Artisanal Bakery
This café warms you from within with its alluring aroma of freshly baked bread and pastries. With a strong focus on sustainability and locally produced ingredients, guests can stay here for hours without being disturbed and can focus on their work without any distractions. Located at Millennium Plaza Hotel, it’s open daily from 7am to 10pm.
For more information visit risendubai.com
Inspired by the Balkan Peninsula, this café is the first of its kind in the UAE with daring dishes that are sure to tingle your taste buds. With pastries handcrafted from scratch and irresistible coffee, this restaurant has become a popular place to network and work from. Located in Meyan mall, it’s open on Tuesday and Wednesday from 8am to 6pm and Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 8am to 11pm, with Mondays being closed.
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The Arts Club
This private member’s all-exclusive club housed in the heart of Dubai provides guests with a sophisticated haven for like-minded individuals to work and socialise together. From entrepreneurial workshops to a rich cultural programme of events, this vibrant community of people is connected through their love for the arts. Besides its exclusivity, members also have an opportunity to experience artist studio visits and panel discussions. Located at the ICD Brookfield, it’s open on weekdays from 8am to 2am and on weekends from 10am to 3pm on Saturday and 10am to 2am on Sunday.
For more information visit theartsclub.ae
This exclusive café is nestled in the heart of Dubai with an array of healthy options including hero dishes such as a smoothie bowl or an almond porridge. With an array of facilities including the beach which guests will have access to, the space is the perfect place to work, be it a group project or simply if you’re in the need of inspiration. Located inside the Dubai Ladies Club in Jumeirah, it’s open daily from 8am to 10pm.
For more information visit dubailadiesclub.com
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.
For more information visit friendsavenue.ae
Bringing a fresh new concept to JLT is the newly opened dining destination, Spendour Fields. This chic neighborhood eatery occupies the entire ground floor of The Park with its Instagrammable views. Designed for breakfast, lunch and a relaxing dinner, this one-of-a-kind destination promises a welcoming experience with its earthy tones, allowing visitors to take a quick break from the city. With a healthy produce-driven menu, this serene venue promises delectable delights such as baked goods, a coffee bar and carefully prepared dishes. The restaurant is located at The Park in Jumeirah Lakes Towers.
For more information visit eatx.com
For a new vegan spot in Dubai, Planet Terra has opened its doors with a myriad of dishes to tantalise your taste buds. The restaurant was born out of a desire to create a space where diners can eat intentionally and nourish both their body and mind. With dishes such as Kimchi Pad Thai and organic coffee, guests are spoiled for choice. At the newly-opened family-run café, guests will discover an entirely vegan menu created with animal-free ingredients that are sourced fresh from ethical and sustainable suppliers, locally and internationally. Located within the residential community of Greens in Panorama Building and is open from 7:30am to 10:30pm.
For more information visit planetterra.life
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