Bahrain’s Best Coffee

Bahrain’s Best Coffee

Who doesn’t love coffee? Below we show you 10 iconic coffee places in Bahrain. 

1. Le Bateau Coffee

Where: Tubli
What: coffee shop and pastry house
Contact: +973 1700 6197

le bateau

Known for its incredible croissants, and other varieties of baked goodies, Le Bateu specializes in celebration cakes for birthdays, graduations, and wedding anniversaries. The cakes can be made with your favorite filling as well: mocha, hazelnut, caramel, coconut, and more. But there’s no need to wait for a special occasion, head on over to La Bateau for a coffee and a croissant. Treat yo’self.

2. Nestle Toll House

Where: Al Suqayah and in other places around Bahrain
What: coffee shop
Contact: +973 1700 7722

nestle toll house

This beloved coffee shop is a premiere dessert cafe owing to its unique treats. They have baked goodies, coffee, ice cream, and savory treats; and you can take home everything and/or deliver the same to your loved ones. They also have real fruit smoothies and frozen yogurt for those who are health-conscious.

3. Starbucks

Where: all around Bahrain
What: coffee shop
Contact: +973 1753 1728


This quintessential coffee shop has created its name around coffee. Offering delicious hot and iced blended beverages paired with freshly baked pastries, Starbucks has become ubiquitous in the coffee-drinking world. With new flavors and gifts every season, it’s always like Christmas in Starbucks. Best of all, they have on the go meals for busy working people.

4. Cafe T

Where: Royal Golf Club
What: coffee shop
Contact: +973 1775 0777

cafe t

Cafe T is a cool cafe with a great ambiance, situated as it is in the Royal Golf Club where you can take a look at the lush green rolling hills and even putt a little (if you’re a member), or just stroll through (if you’re not). The bright and cheery surroundings with a TV that shows the latest football game will get you in the mood for golf or chatting with friends.

5. La Brasserie Bahrain 

Where: Elite Resort and Spa, Muharraq
What: coffee shop
Contact: +973 17 313 333

la brasserie

If you want to have coffee in posh surroundings, La Brasserie fits the bill. Aside from coffee, you can enjoy a lavish buffet, with an excellent selection of beverages. Located at the poolside and overlooking Bahrain Bay, it offers a serene respite from daily life. It is an ideal place to unwind and relax while enjoying exquisite international cuisine.

6. Med Cafe

Where: Adliya, Shaikha Isa Ave. Near C.I.D. Office, Rd No3601, Manama
What: Mediterranean inspired cafe
Contact: +973 1771 3088

med cafe

Med Cafe offers a great variety of cafe food, Lebanese dishes, breakfast treats, and desserts. Some of their best-selling dishes are the penne pollo broccoli e funghi and chocolate banana nuts. Their food is not extravagantly priced and is consistently rated excellent by reviewers. Plus, the cafe is all blue-themed, it has a relaxing sort of ambiance and would be great for an afternoon out with friends.

7. Tea Club Cafe

Where: Amwaj
What: tea club and cafe
Contact: +973 3888 7107

tea club bahrain

The tea club is an elegant tea establishment in Amwaj with a massive selection of teas and treats. Some of the more interesting food choices are the Peanut Butter Bonanza Salad, the Rocket Pizza, and the Artichoke Hearts Pizzaschnitzel. Their tea menu will be sure to delight many tea lovers with a selection of Arabic, Chinese, Japanese, and Sri Lankan teas. Tea-time is taken very seriously indeed in this place!

8. Veranda

Where: Amwaj
What: garden restaurant
Contact: +973 1771 5868


This lifestyle cafe is one of Bahrain’s most popular hang-outs with branches in Adliya, Amwaj, and behind Adhari Park. It has a garden theme so it’s especially restful to sit and drink coffee in the midst of such abundant greenery. The cafe offers fusion dishes and has special areas for family dinners and also a youth gallery which features a juice bar, bakery, and ice cream delicatessen. Yum!

9. Bay View Lounge

Where: Four Seasons Hotel Bahrain Bay
What: tea club and cafe
Contact: +973 1711 5000

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Elegant and royal, coffee at the Bay View Lounge is a grand affair and deserves serious aplomb. You can savor international fare or afternoon tea while enjoying live piano music and marveling at the amazing skyline views. There’s also an outdoor terrace and a private majlis should you wish to have a little more privacy.

10. Bin Mattar House

Where:  Rd No 1129, Muharraq
What: art gallery and cafe

bin mattar house

No less imposing and elegant is the Bin Mattar house, famed for the glimpses it provides of the art and architecture in the Arab world. Once the home of a pearl merchant, it has been reinvented as a museum devoted to the history of pearling (on the 1st floor), with an airy gallery displaying contemporary art. There’s also an excellent gift shop and coffee house so you can sit and relax for a bit after your art forays.

What is your favorite place to have coffee in Bahrain?