Travel 5 Amazing Book Cafes You Should Definitely Visit in Dubai

5 Amazing Book Cafes You Should Definitely Visit in Dubai

Dubai is witnessing an awakening jump in the promotion of reading, where the reading cafes are increasing rapidly. It gathers the fondness for reading and educating with the engaging in the surrounding environment – a relatively new culture that aims to awaken the inner reader in you.

1) BookMunch
This is a café totally intended to unite the demonstration of eating and reading.
This especially family-focussed café is unobtrusively measured with vivid examples and perfectly isolated with comfortable corners for visitors to settle in, with a book and a cut of zucchini cake. There is an even a little colony molded Wendy house, where little children can stow away with their books.
Motivation for the store's book-weds-food idea is credited to Oliver Jeffer’s The Incredible Book Eating Boy, “about a boy who loved books so much that he ate every one of them”.
Location: Al Wasl Square, Al Wasl Road, Jumeirah.
Timings: Sunday to Wednesday, 7.30am to 10pm; Thursday to Saturday, 8am to 10.30pm.
Contact: Call 04 388 4006 or visit

2) Kuttab Library and Cafe
It is launched by local firm Kuttab Publishing; the venue groups a book shop and café. Stroll inside and you will discover a variety of Arabic-language writings of all sorts from happy fiction to kids' books, to genuine rationality and religious writings. There is likewise a little decision of English language writings, essentially designed for learning Arabic or more about the region’s culture. After the bookstore, you will see an amazing café, outlined like an ultra-beautiful lounge, complete with high-back easy chairs upholstered in newspaper print.
Location: Uptown Mirdif.
Timings: Saturday to Thursday, 8am to 11pm; Friday, 3pm to 11pm.
Contact: Call 04 256 5691.

3) The Archive
While it might appear to be a café when you first see it, the Archive names itself as a library. That is because of the venue's devotion to promoting the region’s culture with a determination of books extending from architecture in the Middle East to kids' stories in Arabic.
The café provides both lunch and breakfast. A month to month program of activities hosted by the space and includes literature/art-themed talks and kids' workshops.
Location: Safa Park, Gate, Al Wasl Road.
Timings: Sunday to Saturday, 8am to 8pm.
Contact: Call 04 349 4033 or visit

4) The Magazine Shop
A café that provides superb coffee and high quality independent magazines. They provide inspiring, one of a kind, and wonderfully composed magazines from around the globe that includes the subjects of art, travel, style, design, music, film, and extraordinary hobbies. They focus on promoting innovative independent publishing in the Middle East.
Location: DIFC, Gate Village 8- Dubai Media City.
Timings: Sunday to Thursday, 7am to 7pm.
Contact: Call 055 780 4351 or visit

5) The Media Lounge
The most recent digital age eating idea to hit the city is intensely targeted at close-by Dubai Media City workers, with magazine covers highlighting the faces of outstanding figures gracing the walls, concrete floors and montages of media buzzwords making up the décor.
Location: Dubai Media City, Concord Tower.
Timings: open daily 8am- midnight.
Contact: Call 800 86563.