What shisha lounge to visit in Melbourne?

February 21, 2022

What shisha lounge to visit in Melbourne?

Heading out on any night feels great after being lockdown for so much of the past 2 years, but then you still must decide where you want to visit and what you can expect. To help take the guess work out of where to head we have complied a list of Shisha Lounges around Melbourne including a lot of great details so you can make your choice even easier. 

Medusa Lounge – Oakleigh

Address: 56 Portman St, Oakleigh VIC 3166

Trading Hours: Monday to Sunday 6:00pm until 2:00am

Atmosphere: Great atmosphere very similar to entering a night club and the comfiest couches. LED light box coffee tables to light up the venue.

Entertainment: 4 large projectors playing all your favourite RnB hip-hop hits.  Medusa also available for Private events, you can book the entire venue or just a section.  

They have DJ nights, Bollywood themed nights and others just to keep it fresh.

Service: Premium shisha great service full bar and table service with drinks.

Shisha’s: Stock Mr EDS range for more of the modern hookahs.

Flavour range: The range is very large from Al Fakher, Adalya and some other premium flavours as they are available.

Contact: 0419 602 056

Nefes Turkish Restaurant & Lounge – Carlton

Address: 174-178 Lygon St, Carlton VIC 3053

Trading Hours: Sunday – Thursday 5:00pm until Midnight, Friday – Saturday 5:00pm until 2:00am 

Atmosphere: The venue is a family friendly and has the shisha area separated from the dining area. A large venue with an oriental vibe giving you the feeling of being in Istanbul.

Entertainment: Most weekend live music with drummers etc great fun very traditional Turkish style

Service: Service is on point all staff are very knowledgeable.

Shisha’s: All modern WD and DSCHINNI models and steamulation with quality bowls

Flavour range: In house special mixes, Adalya, Al fakher , Zomo  Mazaya , and Starbuzz

Contact: (03) 9639 4870

Café Cloud 9 – Fawkner

Address: 1110 Sydney Rd, Fawkner VIC 3060

Trading Hours: Monday – Sunday 5:00pm – 1:30am

Atmosphere: Unique, as you walk up to the venue you are entering a large marquee and once you enter your surprised as it is an Arabic oasis with red and blue LED’s lighting up every part of the marquee.

Entertainment: There is one large projector playing latest RnB, hip hop hits and from time to time they run nights for the shisha community and other events.

Service: Cloud 9 offers you the most luxurious & memorable Shisha experience. With all the finest and most unique products in the global market. Serving desserts, coffee, mocktails but if you need something for food cravings there is a food truck in the car park serving great burgers.

Shisha’s: Stocking Aeon, Maklauds, Mexanica, Union, DHS, WD ,Dschinni and VYRO

Flavour range: Darkside, Musthave, Trifecta, Eternal smoke, Azure, Adalya, Starbuzz and Al Fakher          

Contact: Via their Instagram page

Lounge 176

Address: 176 Elevation Blvd, Craigieburn VIC 3064

Trading Hours: Sunday to Thursday 12:00pm until Midnight, Friday to Saturday 12:00pm until 1:00am

Atmosphere: It is first a restaurant, then a shisha lounge.  With modern decor full of light. The high roof allows the smoke from the shisha not to drown you. Ensure a great dining or shisha experience.

Entertainment: No live entertainment, however they do have a few large TV’s to watch sports, music videos and they do take bookings for private events.

Service: Service is great, the staff look amazing all-in uniform, 176 is extremely clean which always makes it a pleasure to enjoy your shisha.

Shisha’s: All Khalil Mamoon using phunnel bowls

Flavour range: Stocking Al Fakher and Adalya

Contact: 0447 200 212

Shisha moto garage – Campbellfield (SMG)

Address: 1/220 Barry Rd, Campbellfield VIC 3061

Trading Hours: Monday to Sunday 7:00pm until 1:00am

Atmosphere: An American Retro Diner / Shisha Lounge dedicated for car enthusiasts based in the Northern Suburbs of Melbourne. In a large warehouse offering indoor parking, a gaming area & car wash.

Entertainment: Music customers have access to the iPad on the main floor that they are welcome to use and play a great mix of music with. There is a wide range of games, arcades, PS4, billiards and so much more. 

Service: Great food selection of desserts, snacks, and drinks available to keep you satisfied. The venue also has indoor parking so for those who want to show off your ride, this is the perfect venue.

Shisha’s: All premium shishas include Aeon, Steamulation, Ocean and much more as the range keeps growing.

Flavour range: All Exotic and International flavours: Adalya Al faker, Starbuzz, Overdose and many more.

Contact: (03) 9357 0180

Arabesque - Melbourne

Address: 642 Elizabeth St, Melbourne VIC 3000

Trading Hours: Tuesday Closed, Wednesday to Monday 11:00am until 1am

Atmosphere: Ascend the stairs behind the Espresso Bar and you will find the shisha lounge. A relaxed and casual lounge set amongst graffiti decorated exposed brick wall and industrial steel beams. Arabesque offers Melbourne, shishas with the largest variety of flavours.              

Entertainment: A laid back lounge, where you can chill.  Sit back enjoy the great music on offer and watch your favourite movies on the large projector and puff the night away.

Service: Great service from the minute you enter the lower level of the restaurant and only gets better with quick, and fresh shisha’s that always taste fresh and smooth. 

Shisha’s: Stocking the traditional Khalil Mamoon and DSCHINNI

Flavour range: Stocking a large Al Fakher range of flavours where most lounges don’t stock and sessional brands and flavours like blue mist etc.

Contact: (03) 9995 9189

Empire shisha lounge – St. Albans

Address: 19/1/3 Princess Street, St Albans VIC 3021

Trading Hours: Sunday to Monday 3:00pm until 1:00am, Tuesday to Thursday 1:00pm until 1:00am, Friday to Saturday 1:00pm until 2:00am

Atmosphere: The interior with its unique plaster moulding takes you back to the pyramids or the colosseum with booth seating and LED lighting providing pops of colour.

Entertainment: Music, regular belly dancer, and great place to enjoy your birthday or event.

Service: Empire is an institution as it has been around for a while and only keeps upping the game as the industry evolves. The team are very knowledgeable, and they serve; shisha, drinks (both non-alcoholic and alcoholic) and food, it really does offer it all.

Shisha’s: Large range of traditional and modern shishas from KM to AEON, WD and DSCHINNI

Flavour range: Large range flavours and brands with a list that keeps growing.

Contact: (03) 9191 6689

Burwood shisha lounge

Address: 28 Burwood Hwy, Burwood VIC 3125

Trading Hours: Monday to Thursday 6:00pm until Midnight, Friday to Sunday 6:00pm until 2:00am

Atmosphere: An urban style lounge, steering away from the traditional look shisha lounge, it stands out with its loud neon colours.

Entertainment: For entertainment they have 4 TVs playing music, music videos and any major sports events and soon they are introducing gaming set ups as well, we are looking forward to that.

Service: The lounge is known for the mixes and do them exceptionally well. They also serve a range of teas to compliment the shisha perfectly. The exciting news is very soon they will be serving alcohol and finger food.  

Shisha’s: Serving up Traditional KM, WD and Ocean Kaif and the range keeps growing.

Flavour range: Al Fakher, Adalya, Darkside, Tangiers, Al Waha, Eternal Smoke, Trifecta and Aflac.

Contact: 0434 674 474

Diamond shisha lounge bar

Address: 1B Willaton St, St Albans VIC 3021 (upstairs)

Trading Hours: Sunday to Thursday 5:30pm until 12:00am, Friday to Saturday 5:30pm until 2:00am

Atmosphere: Diamond shisha lounge is located upstairs and has a pool table, great music, and a balcony to enjoy the summer weather or a cool winters night.

Entertainment: If you ever feel like a parting on a Thursday night there is a live DJ and Fridays are salsas dancers performing. The team our great with birthdays celebrations romantic date nights our just to hang out with mates.

Service: Offering a great range of delicious food, desserts, and an extensive cocktail and mocktails list.

Shisha’s: From the traditional KM to Mr Eds and Shisha Works Aladdin’s.

Flavour range: Stocking your favourite brands including Adalya, Alesha and a large range of Al Faker flavour with their own house mixes that really popular.

Contact: 0478 100 037   


To learn more about the History of Hookah and so much more link to our Blog page or shop the range to organise your set up for home for the nights you don’t want to venture out. 

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