Starbucks in Kuwait


Adeiliyah Co-op, Adailiya, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2002, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

Two story.
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Avenues Mall 1, Al Rai, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2007, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

The first of a WHOPPING EIGHT STARBUCKS in the Avenues Mall. I think this is why the word redonkulous was invented.

Avenues Mall 3, Al Rai, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2007, PHOTO: 6/7/2013


Avenues Mall 4, Al Rai, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2007, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

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Avenues Mall 5, Al Rai, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2007, PHOTO: 6/7/2013


Kuwait Airport - Air Inside, Farwaniyah, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/8/2013


Kuwait Airport 2- Departure, Farwaniyah, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/8/2013


Kuwait Airport I - Arrivals, Farwaniyah, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

24 HOURS, BABY!!!

Al Mohalab Mall, Hawalli, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

This very old store, maybe 10 years, is a doppi, a kiosk design I have not seen in many years.
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Al Plaza Complex, Hawalli, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

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Avenues Mall - Lake View, Kuwait City, Kuwait
OPENED: 11/5/2012, PHOTO: 6/7/2013


Avenues Phase III, Kuwait City, Kuwait
OPENED: 11/5/2012, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

As of this visit, this is the only Reserve store in Kuwait, and both the exterior and interior designs are spectacular. You would think that with eight, soon to be nine, stores in the same mall, this new one would not need more space, yet it does have a second floor, and a rather spacious one at that.

Al Bidaa, Maselah, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2005, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

Two story, but, alas, the second floor does not offer a view of the water. :-(
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Nuzha Co-op, Nuzha, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2010, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

Drive-thru. Not that common outside America and Canada, but growing in popularity. Kuwait has around 10. Also, to get to the restroom you have to go through a pair of swinging doors, something I've not seen at any of the other 11,200 stores I've visited around the world.
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Al-Mowasat Hospital, Salmiya, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/7/2013


Marina Crescent, Salmiya, Kuwait
OPENED: 1/1/2004, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

Almost right on the water, which provides some much-needed cool air if you choose to sit on the patio.
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Marina Mall., Salmiya, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

Recently renovated, with a cool mural about the coffee process, as well as a smartly-decorated wall of shelves in the back.

Salmiya Flagship, Salmiya, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

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Seef Hospital, Salmiya, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

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Sheikha Centre, Salmiya, Kuwait
OPENED: 5/1/2003, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

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The Scientific Centre, Salmiya, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

This store sits in the Scientific Centre, a tourist attraction that includes an aquarium. From the patio in front of the store, you can see an old wooden ship, a historical artifact that, coincidentally enough, is depicted one of the Starbucks Kuwait mugs.
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The Palms, Salwa, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/7/2013

Not inside the posh hotel, but in a strip of shops right next door.
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York - Al Shaab, Shaab, Kuwait
OPENED: ???, PHOTO: 6/6/2013

Of the first six stores I saw in Kuwait, this one had the prettiest facade.
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Stores Not Visited
Kuwait University Adailya
Adailiya
Al Bairak Mall
Agaila
Arifjan II
Al Ahmadi
KNPC
Al Ahmadi
Souk El Kout
Al Ahmadi
Daiya Co-op
Daiya
Jabriya 1
Hawalli
Hadi Clinic
Jabriya
KU - Jabriya Medical College
Jabriyah
Awtad Mall Jahra
Jahra
Kuwait Sporting Club
Kaifan
Kuwait University - Khaldiya Girls
Khaldiya
Salmiya High Street
Kuwait
Abdullah Al Moubarak Co-op
Kuwait City
Al Masaleh Khalifa Resort
Kuwait City
Aswaq Al-Qurain
Kuwait City
Baitak Tower
Kuwait City
Behbehani
Kuwait City
Camp Arifjan
Kuwait City
Dar Al Awadi
Kuwait City
Debenhams - Souq Sharq
Kuwait City
Jabriya Land
Kuwait City
Kuwait Ministry Complex
Kuwait City
Kuwait Stock Exchange
Kuwait City
NBK Head Office
Kuwait City
Omoma Hospital
Kuwait City
Salhia Complex
Kuwait City
Sharq Co-op
Kuwait City
Shuwaikh University
Kuwait City
Souk Sharq
Kuwait City
Aliya & Galiya Complex
Mahboula
Rosa Castle
Mahboula
Hilton Hotel and Resort
Mangaf
Free Zone
Mina Al Shuwaikh
Gust University
Mishref
Misherf Co-op
Mishref
Nowaiseeb
Nowaiseeb
AUK
Salmiya
Salwa Co-op
Salwa
Shamiya Co-op
Shamiya
BMW Showroom
Shuwaikh
KU - Shuwaikh University Girls
Shuwaikh
Kuwait Chamber of Commerce
Shuwaikh
Kuwait University - Shuwaikh
Shuwaikh
Kuwait University Conference Hall
Shuwaikh
MTC Building
Shuwaikh
Plot 34
Shuwaikh
Military Hospital
Sobah Al Salim
Camp Buehring
Udairi
Zahra Co-op
Zahra


Stores Closed Before I Could Visit
Al Rabea Building Salmiya (Closed)
Alghanim-Al Rai (Closed)
Aswaq Al-Qurain (Closed)
Avenues Mall 6 Debenhams
Awtad Tower 1 (Closed)
Camp Doha (Closed)
Camp Virginia (Closed)
Fashion Way (Closed)
International Clinic (Closed)
Salmiya Co-op (Closed)
Salmiya Market (Closed)
Shaab Leisure Park (Closed)
The Avenues - Food Court (Closed)
The Avenues - Lake View (Closed)
Wataniya Airways Departures (Closed