5 Creative Drinks That Will Help You Beat The Dubai Heat!

by Vaishnavi Venkataraman

Ice goblets, watermelon mocktails, and extreme shakes- nothing lets you beat Dubai summer heat like a refreshing drink. And the city has a whole lot of spots offering the best chillers to keep you cool when the temperatures soar. And with the summer just around the corner, here are 5 drinks that will let you beat the heat. 

1. Lollipop Passion At Sugar Factory

Sugar Factory is known for all things sweet and sugary, but their list of beverages are not disappointing either. The restaurant offers a list of dry ice specialities which are just perfect to beat the scorching summer heat. The Lollipop goblet is a signature drink that blends together melons, coconuts, and pineapples, giving you instant freshness. And that’s not all. The drink is also topped with pieces of lollipops that burst into your mouth.

Where: Multiple branches including Dubai Festival City and La Mer
Price: AED 89

Credits: Sugar Factory Facebook

Credits: Sugar Factory Facebook

2. Mocktails At SummerSalt Beach Club

The SummerSalt beach club offers an exquisite list of lunch, and drinks, against a scenic backdrop of the Burj Al Arab. Plus, they also have a range of Mocktails which are perfect to quench your thirst. From Le Petit Watermelon which infuses an interesting mix of watermelon, cucumber, and agave to The Future Explorer which blends together pineapple, ginger beer, and anise-infused honey, the restaurant has a creative list of colourful mocktails.

Where: Jumeirah Al Naseem Hotel, Madinat Jumeirah
Price: AED 45 each

3. Watermelon Slush At Bakemart Gourmet

Bakemart offers a fresh selection of bread, buns, and cakes, but did you know they also have a special watermelon quencher on the menu? The thirst quencher is garnished with mini watermelon pieces on the cup’s rim. And once here, don’t forget to savour there Eggs Benedict is perfectly finished with Caviar and the Falafel Waffles.

Where: Multiple branches including Umm Suqeim and Al Barsha
Price: AED 15

Credits: Bakemart Gourmet Facebook

Credits: Bakemart Gourmet Facebook

4. Berrylicious at Peppermill

From Railway officer’s mutton curry to codfish biryani, brisket laal mass, and the Dabbawala experience, the restaurant serves regional delicacies, packed in a sweet surprise. And lastly, you can wash down your food with their Berrylicious Goblet- blended with strawberries, blueberries, and raspberries, topped with cranberry juice and sparkling water. Berry lovers, this is paradise! And if you’re looking for something without the punch of berries, try their Shikanji, or the Lychee Anardana.

Where: Multiple branches including Downtown Dubai and Dubai Festival City
Price: AED 70

Credits: Peppermill Instagram

Credits: Peppermill Instagram

5. Extreme Shakes At TGI Fridays

Don’t mind shaking it up a little this summer? Dive into TGIF’s special hand-crafted drinks. From strawberry and raspberry passion teas to the triple berry smoothie loaded with berries, and cream of coconut and the Electric Lemonade which helps you rejuvenate instantly, TGI Fridays have a perfect lineup of drinks to keep you cool.

Where: Multiple branches in Dubai
Price: AED 21 onwards

Credits: TGI Fridays Facebook

Credits: TGI Fridays Facebook