Do you have a hard time focusing at the bland wooden desk in your bedroom?
With midterms just around the corner, here is a list of cool, cozy, and trendy places for you to allow yourself to be imbibed in your assignments and studies without feeling the need to procrastinate.
A library café perfect for students to spend their time studying while enjoying delicious beverages and scrumptious snacks and meals in a quiet location with reasonable pricing. Kuttab café also has an outdoor area, as well as an outdoor shaded area for those who like to enjoy the fresh air while they read, study, or have meetings.
Near Eva Kana, Uptown Mirdif, 04 288 5858, kuttab.ae
The Media Lounge
Enjoy a flavorsome breakfast, lunch or dinner with a view of Dubai Media City. Ideally located for students of the American University in Dubai, the lounge also serves some great treats with prices ranging from about approximately DHS150 for two. Whether you like lounging inside in a table-booth to complete an assignment, or outdoors reading a book on a beanbag in the sun, The Media Lounge is the place for you.
Concord Tower, Dubai, Media city, 04 453 5431, http://www.tmlme.com
Casual, cozy, and colorful. Read, and sip on a cappuccino, or indulge in a variety of savory salads and desserts while revising for your next midterm in the fun, and quiet reading room themed environment. The pricing is reasonable, and a productive outing would cost around DHS100.
Bay Square, Business Bay, Dubai, 04 388 4006, https://www.bookmunchcafe.com
Stomping Grounds – Specialty Coffee Hub
Instead of sitting on your bed, or at your cluttered desk staring at the walls of your bedroom, this suburban home that has been converted into a café hub is an ideal alternative with ranging prices. Enjoy an array of distinct and interesting coffee styles from a classic, to a modern vibe in a stylish, yet casual environment while still being able to focus on your tasks.
Villa #98, 12D Street (Corner 51 St), 1 – Dubai, 04 344 4451, http://www.stompinggrounds.ae
Tom Arnel, a chef from Melbourne, and Sergio Lopez, a Food & Beverage operations director from Madrid came together to create one of the most well-known and trendy cafes that suit the preferences of all. From coffee and juice cocktails, to filling meals and vegetarian options, the Tom&Serg café has built a strong reputation for itself. The café is loved by many and a great place to finish off an assignment, indulge in a book, or have a meeting with your colleagues. Don’t forget to post your aesthetic Instagram pictures!
15A Street, Al-Joud Center, Al Qouz, Dubai, 056 474 6812, http://tomandserg.com
Alone, with a friend, or in a group, these places make studying laid-back and easy. Let’s get to it!