6 Best Shisha Cafes in Jakarta
Shisha- or hookah is an Eastern mixture of tobacco and flavorings in multi-stemmed water pipes for vaporizing. It is indeed one of the best things to accompany your night while hanging out with your friends. Whether you’re already hooked with it or just starting to wonder how it’d taste like, here is a list of the best shisha places in Jakarta:
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1. Shisha Cafe
Setting your foot into this place, you’ll feel as if you’ve transported to the exotic land of 1001 nights. Shisha Café provides the strongest Middle Eastern atmosphere. As the name suggests, they are one of the best shisha places not only in Jakarta but also in Bali. Here, you can enjoy their appetizing foods from appetizers, main courses, to desserts and of course, don’t forget to ask for the shisha. Their high-quality shisha comes in a wide array of flavors. When you are visiting Shisha Café, don’t forget to order their shawarma for the main dish and baklava or Umm Ali for the dessert. They are really worth craving for!
Phone Number: (021) 7193587
Social Media: @shishacafeindonesia on Instagram
- Jl. Kemang Raya No.10, RT.11/RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
- Plasa Menteng, Jl. HOS. Cokroaminoto No.79, RT.3/RW.5, Menteng, Central Jakarta City, Jakarta 10310
- Cilandak Town Square, Jl. TB Simatupang No.17, RT.2/RW.1, Cilandak Bar., Kec. Cilandak, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12430
Price Range: Rp230.000,00 for two people (approx.)
Opening Hours: 12.00 – 21.00 (Monday – Sunday)
Located in the middle of the hip area of Gunawarman that is filled with numerous cafés and restaurants, Turkuaz brings authentic Turkish cuisines into the city of Jakarta. They built a fine-dining establishment right where it should be- in the area of the upscale restaurants. Dining here, you will be surrounded by Turkish decorations all over the place that will make you feel like you’re somewhere you’ve never been to. What people really like about this restaurant (besides the shisha, of course) is the fact that they are vegan-friendly. In their wide selection of menus, Turkuaz also provides numerous vegetarian menu so anyone can dine here.
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Phone Number: (021) 72795846
Social Media: @turkuazrst on Instagram
Address: Jl. Gunawarman No.32, RT.5/RW.2, Selong, Kec. Kby. Baru, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12110
Rp650.000,00 for two people (approx.) without alcohol
Rp45.000,00 for a pint of beer (approx.)
11.00 – 23.30 (Monday – Friday, Sunday)
11.30 – 23.30 (Saturday)
Been serving in the neighborhood for more than 15 years, Abunawas is one of the best Middle Eastern restaurants in the city. Not only you can eat their delicious foods while dining in, but you can also have takeout and order for delivery. If you’ve ever dreamed about delicious and mouth-watering Arabic foods, then this is your place to go. If you plan to visit Abunawas, order their samosa for an appetizer, mandi Lahm for the main course, and Umm Ali for dessert. They are the perfect trio that will make you hooked to this place once you’ve tried them.
Phone Number: (021) 71794691
Social Media: @abunawasrestaurant on Instagram
- Jl. Kemang Utara No.15, RT.7/RW.1, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
- Jl. Matraman Raya No.15, RT.1/RW.1, Kb. Manggis, Kec. Matraman, Kota Jakarta Timur, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 13150
Price Range: Rp250.000,00 for two people (approx.)
Opening Hours: 10.00 – 23.00 (Monday – Sunday)
4. The DEN of Kalaha
Nestled in Somerset Kuningan, The DEN of Kalaha is situated next to Lotte Shopping Avenue. This place has cozy indoor and outdoor areas for you to hang around. They serve various dishes from appetizer to dessert. On your visit, try out their escargot, steak, and mocktail- then top it off with the shisha. Since they open until late in the night, find the comfort to talk all night with your friends in The DEN of Kalaha!
Phone Number: (021) 29956848
Social Media: @theden_of_kalaha on Instagram
Address: Somerset Grand Citra Lt. G Jalan Prof. Dr. Satrio Kav. 1 Setiabudi, RT.5/RW.2, Kuningan, Karet Kuningan, Kuningan, Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12940
Rp350.000,00 for two people (approx.) without alcohol
Rp45.000,00 for a pint of beer (approx.)
08.00 – 00.00 (Monday – Thursday, Sunday)
08.00 – 02.00 (Friday – Saturday)
5. Warung Turki Shisha Lounge
Hidden in a corner of the ever-bustling Kemang street, Warung Turki is a shisha lounge that has been delighting the citizens since 2015. Their delicious foods are served in hearty portions. That way, this place is suitable to hang out with family and friends. The favorite menus here are baklava and kebab- the customers say that they really taste authentic. Every Saturday night, Warung Turki has belly dance performances for the visitors to enjoy. Now you know where to go on your next Saturday night!
Phone Number: (021) 29055899
Social Media: @warungturki on Instagram
Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.18A, RT.11/RW.5, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Kota Jakarta Selatan, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Rp500.000,00 for two people (approx.) without alcohol
Rp40.000,00 for a pint of beer (approx.)
11.30 – 20.30 (Monday – Sunday)
6. FEZ Kinara Dining & Lounge
Walking into FEZ Kinara Dining & Lounge, you will be transported into the land of India. This lavish restaurant serves dishes of Moroccan, North Indian, Indian, Middle Eastern, and Thai origins that will satisfy your taste buds. With their delicious foods and exquisite design of the place, FEZ Kinara is really a perfect place for you to go with your friends and family. This place is available for private events and parties on-site and also available for catering services.
Phone Number: (021) 7192677
Social Media: @fez_kinara on Instagram
Address: Jl. Kemang Raya No.78B, RT.4/RW.2, Bangka, Kec. Mampang Prpt., Jakarta, Daerah Khusus Ibukota Jakarta 12730
Rp250.000,00 for two people (approx.) without alcohol
Rp39.000,00 for a pint of beer (approx.)
11.00 – 23.30 (Monday – Friday)
11.00 – 00.00 (Saturday – Sunday)
Now you know where to enjoy shisha around Jakarta. Plan your next Saturday night with your friends, family, or colleagues to one of these places and enjoy the Middle-Eastern themed dinner!