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Inside ONDA, Dubai’s New Favorite Creative Hangout
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by Savoir Flair 3-minute read May 27, 2024

Get ready to be inspired, one coffee and canvas at a time, at ONDA.

Located in the vibrant Al Wasl Road district within the chic Canal House, ONDA is at the forefront of fostering community and creativity. This newly opened café offers an inspiring and rejuvenating environment for every guest, going beyond the typical dining experience to nurture the creative spirit.

ONDA seamlessly blends culinary excellence with artistic inspiration under the visionary guidance of renowned chef Jesse Blake. With a thoughtfully curated menu, each dish reflects Blake’s commitment to quality and simplicity. The cafe’s ambiance is meticulously designed to stir the imagination and foster creativity, featuring cozy corners and industrial-chic interiors that evoke a sense of wonder and tranquility. 

Going beyond the typical cafe culture, ONDA offers interactive workshops led by local artists, providing guests with opportunities to learn new skills and meet like-minded people. Whether you’re a professional artist, a curious beginner, or simply looking for a new favorite hangout, ONDA invites you to linger, connect, and be inspired.



Culinary Delights

At the core of ONDA’s appeal is the exceptional cuisine crafted by culinary maestro Jesse Blake. The menu focuses on simple, wholesome dishes that center around the ingredients, featuring seasonally sourced produce and timeless classics. From light, refreshing salads to hearty, satisfying mains, each dish showcases Blake’s dedication to quality and honest food. The open-kitchen layout adds an interactive element, allowing guests to witness the culinary magic unfold before their eyes.


Artisanal Coffee Culture

ONDA’s coffee offerings are a highlight, featuring a diverse selection of artisanal brews. Each cup is meticulously crafted from beans sourced both locally and internationally, ensuring a fresh and flavorful experience. The minimalist, cozy ambiance of the café creates a perfect setting for savoring these rich and robust espressos or velvety lattes. 

Beyond coffee, the menu extends to specialty teas, invigorating matcha, and healthy smoothies that can be supercharged with rejuvenators like collagen or maca, honoring Blakes's dedication to infusing rich ingredients.

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An Artistic Ambiance

ONDA positions itself as an inspiration hub for creatives. Its meticulously curated space is crafted to provide a serene environment conducive to concentration and focus. With cozy nooks and well-designed interiors, it offers an atmosphere of wonder and tranquility, making it an ideal retreat for artists, writers, and digital nomads seeking a quiet and productive place to work.

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Interactive Workshops

Adding to ONDA’s community appeal are its interactive workshops led by local artists. These hands-on sessions allow guests to expand their skill set. Designed to ignite inspiration and encourage personal growth, the workshops foster a vibrant community of creatives. With offerings for all levels of experience, keep an eye on the schedule to find the perfect session for you.

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A Community Vibe

At the heart of ONDA is a commitment to building a community. Guests become part of a vibrant network of explorers and creators. The café and dining spaces serve as meeting points for like-minded individuals, encouraging connections over shared passions for food, art, and coffee.



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