10 Best Garden Cafes In Dubai To Soak In The Sun While Indulging In Hearty Delights

Dubai's most enchanting garden cafes, where lush greenery, innovative food options, and cosy atmospheres create an idyllic retreat from the bustling city life

by Priyanka Fernandes
10 Best Garden Cafes In Dubai To Soak In The Sun While Indulging In Hearty Delights

Escape the urban hustle and immerse yourself in nature’s embrace at some of Dubai’s most enchanting garden cafes, where lush greenery, innovative food options, and cosy atmospheres await. Amidst the towering skyscrapers and bustling streets, these serene sanctuaries offer a tranquil retreat, inviting patrons to unwind amidst the beauty of verdant foliage and fragrant blooms. Here, culinary creativity flourishes as chefs craft delectable dishes that delight the senses, from hearty breakfasts to indulgent desserts, all enjoyed amidst the picturesque backdrop of nature’s splendour. 

1. The Farm Restaurant, Al Barari

Nestled in Al Barari’s lush landscapes, The Farm offers a serene escape from Dubai’s hustle. With its idyllic setting of meandering streams and verdant foliage, guests enjoy a diverse menu featuring pizzas, Vietnamese summer rolls, and light sandwiches amidst nature’s beauty. Beyond its gastronomic offerings, The Farm is a vibrant social hub, hosting various events amidst its botanical charm. Established in 2012, it remains committed to providing high-quality, wholesome cuisine in a relaxed setting inspired by global flavours. 

Where: Al Barari, Dubai
When: From 7:30 am to 10:30 pm throughout the week
Cost: Around AED340 for two people


SEVA, once known as Life’n One, is a well-known wellness spot in Dubai that blends wellness with nature. Its garden cafe offers purely plant-based dishes in a serene setting amidst boho decor and colourful plants. Visitors can enjoy outdoor fitness classes and rejuvenating workshops, immersing themselves in holistic well-being. With a commitment to health and the planet, SEVA’s menu is free from gluten, sugar, dairy, and artificial ingredients, inviting guests to unplug and connect with others in the WiFi-free garden.

Where: Behind Jumeirah Centre, Street 27 B- Jumeirah 1
When: From 8:00 am to 10:00 pm throughout the week
Cost: Around AED215 for two people

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3. Harvest & Co.

Harvest & Co., in Dubai Garden Centre, offers a rustic-meets-modern dining experience with a lively farm-style open kitchen. At this garden cafe in Dubai, guests can enjoy seasonal comfort eats like wholesome scrambled eggs and rich chocolate porridge paired with fresh produce. Complete the meal with boost juices, smoothies, or signature roasts from Encounter Coffee Roasters.

Where: Dubai Garden Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road- Al Safa
When: From 8:00 am to 6:00 pm throughout the week
Cost: Around  AED200 for two people

4. 100 Café

At The 100 Café in The Hundred Wellness Centre, Jumeirah, guests enjoy health-conscious cuisine in a vibrant, community-focused space. Founded by local entrepreneur Asma Hilal Lootah, the café offers nourishing, plant-based dishes free from dairy, refined sugar, and gluten, emphasizing flavour and wellness. With a tranquil garden setting, patrons can catch up with friends or wind down after a session while indulging in dishes like the vitamin-rich Red Cabbage Salad or the guilt-free chewy chocolate cookie. Don’t miss their Everyday Brunch offer, serving nutritious mains with fresh juice, tea, or coffee at just 99AED.

Where: Jumeirah Beach Road, 53B Street, Villa 21 Jumeirah 1,
When: Mon to Sat from 8:00 am to 6:00 pm and Sunday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (Fridays Closed)
Cost: Around  AED110 for two people

5. Seven Seeds


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Discover Seven Seeds, a hidden gem in Jumeirah, boasting a lush garden, water features, and a trendy indoor space. Loved by locals for its sense of community, it offers healthy bites, sweet treats, burgers, and top-notch coffee. Trained baristas at Seven Seeds remember regulars’ favourite brews and dishes, creating a cosy retreat for all patrons. Guests are encouraged to venture outdoors and indulge in the lush terrace ambience amidst verdant greenery.

Where:  Villa 15 51st St – Jumeirah – Jumeirah 1
When: 7 am to 12 am throughout the week
Cost: Around  AED165 for two people

6. Nette


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In the lush surroundings of Matcha Padel tennis club, Nette offers panoramic views through full-length windows, flooding the space with natural light. With an Asian twist on French café dishes, such as yuzu ponzu salmon salad and teriyaki chicken, it’s a haven for remote work and casual catch-ups. Embrace Japanese flavours with options like the strawberry matcha acai bowl and savoury miso oats, adding a creative twist to breakfast classics.

Where: Matcha Club, Al Quoz
When: From 8:00 am to 10:00 pm throughout the week
Cost: Around  AED230 for two people

7. Folia

Set amidst the scenic gardens of Four Seasons Resort Dubai at Jumeirah Beach, Folia offers an extensive plant-based menu crafted by gifted chef Mathew Kennedy. With a mission to craft delicious, healthy cuisine, Folia’s plant-based masterpieces harmonize perfectly with the tranquil garden ambience. Folia’s dishes are tasty and elegant, from pizzas with heirloom tomato to smoked mushroom steamed buns and watermelon poke. Enjoy guilt-free dining with Folia’s commitment to ethical food sourcing and reducing food waste.

Where: Four Seasons Resort Dubai – Jumeirah Beach Rd
When: Sun to Fri from 1 pm to 10 pm and Sat from 6 pm to 10 pm
Cost: About AED300 for two people (not including beverages)

8. Comptoir 102

A hit on Instagram, Comptoir 102’s courtyard is a relaxed retreat adorned with bamboo decor and lush potted plants. French owner Emma Sawko’s health-focused menu features delights such as vegan pancakes and energizing spirulina granola. Nestled in Jumeirah, this hidden treasure offers an ethical and health-conscious menu and a distinctive shopping experience featuring locally sourced produce and a diverse selection of clothing, homeware, and jewellery.

Where:  102 Beach Rd – Jumeirah 1
When: 8 am to 10 pm, seven days a week
Cost: Around  AED235 for two people 

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9. Bounty Beets


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Bounty Beets at Le Méridien Mina Seyahi is a popular garden cafe in Dubai offering diverse vegan and vegetarian options. You can enjoy your meal here on a large terrace overlooking lush gardens and the Arabian Gulf. Bounty Beets, an Instagram-worthy health cafe, welcomes dogs and serves plant-powered dishes, smoothies, and coffees in a lush garden. Start your day with a yoga class at 9 am and breakfast at 10:15 am for AED195, blending wellness and indulgence seamlessly.

Where: Le Meridien Mina Seyahi Beach
When:8 am to 7 pm, throughout the week
Cost: Around  AED320 for two people without beverages

10. Splendour Fields


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Splendour Fields, an Aussie-inspired café, offers a welcoming ambience destined to be a local favourite. While patrons enjoy coffee and wholesome dishes, kids can have fun in the play area. With fresh, produce-driven fare reminiscent of sister establishments like Tom&Serg and Common Grounds, Splendour Fields in Jumeirah Lakes Towers is the latest creation from the team. Featuring refreshing mint hues, outdoor terrace seating, and a play area, it’s perfect for all-day dining and Australian-inspired cuisine, including breakfast favourites and speciality coffee.

Where: The Park – Jumeirah Lake Towers
When: 8 am to 7 pm, throughout the week
Cost: Around  AED210 for two people 

Whether relishing plant-based delights at Bounty Beets or Aussie-inspired cuisine at Splendour Fields, these spots are perfect for enjoying hearty dishes in the sun. Gather your loved ones and embark on a culinary journey through Dubai’s enchanting garden cafes for an unforgettable dining experience surrounded by nature’s beauty.

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