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6 places to get free coffee in Dubai today

Filed on October 1, 2018 | Last updated on October 1, 2018 at 01.05 pm

Kad Che, Business Bay
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GIA, The Dubai Mall
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October 1 is International Coffee Day.

October 1 is International Coffee Day...apparently. So, as you may have guessed, given this country's penchant for celebrating every occasion, the UAE's cafes have 'ground' out some excellent freebies and deals in order for you to mark the event. If you love coffee, you're going to be 'full of beans' with these offers.

Americano in the AM

Good days start with good coffee, which is why Roots Bistro at Urban RetrEAT, Yas Mall, is giving out a free one with breakfast. Purchase any item from the breakfast menu and get a free regular Americano.

Dubai Mall mornings

Three establishments in The Dubai Mall are giving out a free coffee with breakfast from 8am (9pm GIA) until 1pm. If you're in the area you have the choice of GIA, Social House and Markette.

Ultra offers

All coffee roasts will be available for Dhs5 at both Ultra Brasserie locations in Marina Plaza & Emaar Square Downtown. Try the coffee connoisseurs choice - the Vittoria Coffee blend - that is exclusive to Ultra Brasserie in the region.

Sample everything

Intersect by Lexus in DIFC is going all out and hosting a coffee festival. Sample some of their caffeine creations with recipes and methods including Rocket Fuel, Syphon, Aero Press and Cold Brew. Baristas Rajeev Kumar, Cloudious Chitenderano and Agus Budiyanto will be guiding you through an aromatic journey with visuals, face sheets and live demonstrations until Tuesday from 8am to11am. It's free!

Go with the Flow

Flow at Jumeirah Emirates Towers has teamed up with Nightjar Coffee, based in Alserkal Avenue, for an exclusive Coffee Cupping event at 6pm tonight. The collaboration will see Antony Papandreou, Nightjar's Head of Coffee host a one-off master class where you can discover an array of different brewing and production processes, with the first 15 attendees enjoying free tastings of several different coffee types.

Only for Dhs2!

You can get your hands on quirky, rich, aromatic coffees including Popsicle Lattes, Jelly Coffee, Charcoal Lattes, along with regular lattes and cappuccinos for only Dhs2 at Kad Che, Bay Square Business Bay. Available for both dine-in and takeaway, get there from 8am to 11pm.

 

Something different...

Nespresso is hosting a free event for all coffee fans. On Wednesday, Oct 3, experience the new range at the Coffee Craftsmanship Event at The One & Only Royal Mirage Hotel from 11am to 5pm. Throughout the day drop by for an immersive tasting session of new coffees and be transported to the countries of origin: Nicaragua, Ethiopia, Indonesia, Columbia and India, in a bustling market place'. There will also be a series of workshops inspired by the crafts of the five countries.