11 Spots in Dubai to Get Your Shisha Fix

Shisha lovers in the city — this one’s for you. If you’re looking for awesome shisha in Dubai, we’ve got 11 hotspots you need to check out. Enjoy!

1. Al Hamidieh Restaurant

What’s on: Syrian restaurant Al Hamidieh at Al Seef gives you the chance to enjoy shisha by the Creek. It’s also a charming spot for authentic Levantine cuisine under the moonlight.
Location: Al Seef, Dubai Creek

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Via Facebook | @AlHamidiehRestaurants

2. 7 Elephants

What’s on: In the heart of DIFC you’ll find 7 Elephants, a restaurant-lounge that doubles up as a popular nightlife destination. Come for drinks, shisha, bites and live music — the venue is gorgeous and always packed with energy.
Location: Emirates Financial Towers, DIFC

Via Facebook | @7elephantsdubai

3. Sapori di BiCE

What’s on: Italian restaurant Sapori di BiCE is a must-try if you’re hanging around City Walk. Grab a table on the outdoor terrace for shisha, pizza and people watching — the atmosphere doesn’t disappoint.
Location: City Walk, Al Wasl

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Via Facebook | @Saporidibice

4. Tea Junction Café

What’s on: Located near Meena Bazaar, Tea Junction Café is a no-fuss shisha spot serving Desi street food and a range of teas and juices. It’s nothing fancy by Dubai standards, but you’ll love it just the same.
Location: Close to Dubai Museum, Meena Bazaar

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Via Facebook | @tjcafemeenabazaar

5. Awani

What’s on: For a shisha session with picture-perfect views of Downtown, grab a seat on the terrace at Awani, a Levantine restaurant serving homestyle bites including their best-selling beef shawarma.
Location: The Dubai Mall

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Via Facebook | @AwaniLevant

6. Almaz by Momo

What’s on: You can’t go wrong with contemporary Moroccan restaurant and cafe, Almaz by Momo, where shisha, tea and bites are served by the beach – and the views of Ain Dubai ain’t bad either.
Location: The Beach, JBR

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Via Instagram | @almazbymomo

7. The Backyard

What’s on: A popular hangout for drinks, movie nights and foodie specials, get cosy on the terrace at The Backyard for shisha sessions that come with killer views of Business Bay.
Location: Steigenberger Hotel, Business Bay

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Via Facebook | @thebackyarddubai

8. Abyat Restaurant

What’s on: Come down to Abyat restaurant with an appetite and tuck into their tasty Lebanese menu, served alongside cocktails and shisha. For al fresco dining on the Palm, this charming venue is an easy choice.
Location: Club Vista Mare, Palm Jumeirah

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Via Facebook | @AbyatDXB

9. Barefoot Lounge

What’s on: Leave your shoes at the entrance of Barefoot Lounge for a relaxing shisha session on the sand. Well-known for their BBQ nights every Thursday, come down for grilled prawns, sizzling steaks and drinks under the stars.
Location: Dubai Marine Beach Resort & Spa

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Via Facebook | @dxbbarefootlounge

10. The Kana Cafe

What’s on: Head down to The Kana Cafe in Downtown for everything from juicy mocktails to freak shakes. The outdoor terrace is great for group catchups and the shisha service is stellar.
Location: Fifty One Tower, Business Bay

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Via Facebook | @thekanacafe

11. Ayam Elezz

What’s on: Funky Lebanese hotspot Ayam Elezz does everything from ladies’ night to karaoke – not to mention awesome shisha selections. This throwback restaurant is also a great place for enjoying retro Arabic music nights, complete with live band.
Location: Jumeirah Road, Opposite Jumeirah Beach Hotel, The Mall

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Via Facebook | @AyamElezz