The Wait Is Finally Over! 8 Places to Enjoy Your Shisha in Dubai Now That the Ban Has Been Lifted

Shisha lovers celebrated some good news yesterday after hearing that cafes will once again serve shisha, a pleasure that has been taken away from them since March as part of the country’s efforts to curb the spread of COVID-19.

If you’re one of those people who has been eagerly waiting for shisha to return to cafes and lounges across the city, we’ve got you covered. Here’s a list of our favorite shisha spots in Dubai!

HuqqA Dubai

We’re all that person in the video! I mean, it’s been a while! This is a place that offers a modern-style shisha, not your typical one. And since it’s located in Dubai Mall, it would be a nice break after a long shopping stroll. They even have some very unique flavors.

QD’s Dubai

QD’s has been a popular spot in Dubai for many years now. It’s one of the best places to chill, enjoy some good music while looking at the Dubai creek, relax on comfy sofas, and indulge in some good food and shisha.


As soon as it opened at the end of 2019, everyone in Dubai was talking about its vibes; from the Dj to the tabla performer to the entire ambience, it was just the perfect place to be on a weekend. And to top it all, their shisha meastro makes premium quality shisha like no other.

Reem Al Bawadi

If you’ve lived in Dubai, you’ve definitely heard of Reem Al Bawadi. It has branches scattered all over the city, and all of them offer amazing Lebanese food, and great shisha. Ladies, don’t miss their special shisha offer every Monday too!

Grand Cafe

This is another Lebanese gem located at the heart of Downtown Dubai. They offer well-made shisha, tasty food, fun ambiance, and free valet parking. Their karaoke nights are fun too, and you might even bump into one or two celebrities dining there.

Cairo Gourmet

Cairo Gourmet is your go-to place for good, affordable shisha, and mouthwatering Egyptian food. The best part is that the people working there are very friendly, especially the shisha guys. They even have live music every Wednesday featuring young Arab voices, in addition to some great discounts.

Smoky Beach La Mer

There’s nothing better than relaxing by the beach, except enjoying your shisha while relaxing by the beach. This spot in La Mer gives you the ultimate chilled shisha lounge experience. And it’s perfect during sunset!

The Kana Cafe

The Kana Cafe is best known for its delicious fresh juices, and its long shisha menu that has almost ever flavor you can think of. It’s a nice spot especially if you’re looking to unwind after a long day at work.

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