Looking For Hookah? Puff Away At These 7 Lounges In Town

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Longing to take a break and unwind but don’t want to do the same old pub-hopping routine? If you’re up for some hookah, there’s plenty for you to choose from. With happy hours, combos and even exciting flavours on offer, hit up a hookah bar in town.

Rasta Cafe

This all-day restaurant is your answer to late night food and hookah cravings. Located on the way to Mysore, Rasta Cafe has a separate open area for smoking, where you can pick from their choice of flavours. While you’re at it, make sure you pair it with their wood-fired pizzas or a chicken wings platter. If you'd rather not make that trip, there's also one at Church Street!

Timings: 9 AM to 5 PM, all days of the week

Price: INR 1,200 for two (approx.), INR 1,450 onwards for hookah

What To Order: Creamy Mushroom Penne, Garden Burger, Snicker Shake, Crispy Fried Chicken

Mudpipe Cafe

Having been around since 2008, this sheesha lounge has a menu that is bound to please you. Flavours like grape, vanilla and cappuccino along with their signature mixes (pick from mild or strong ones) like Brainfreezer and Apple Crumble will spoil you for choice. And, if you need any more reason to get you going, they have happy hours (11am-5pm) when you have a 1+1 offer on the sheeshas as well as an offer that lets you get a regular one free when you order a hookah with an ice base. They recently introduced combos which include starters and coolers along with your choice of hookah.

Timings: 11:15 AM to 11:45 PM, all days of the week

Price: INR 850 for two (approx.)

What To Order: Kit Kat Shake, White Sauce Pasta, Nachos, Pasta

Dr. Sheesha

While they do have indoor seating, we suggest you opt for the charming rooftop space if hookah is what you have in mind.  Their selection of house blends include everything from Grape with Supari to the fruity Blueberry, Peach and Vanilla combination. And, with Red Bull, Coconut Water, Orange and even the popular ice bucket as options for bases (available for an additional cost), they really try to make sure you get to have some varied flavours. Load up on the light eats to keep you going. Plus, they're got multiple outlets all over Bangalore.

Timings: 11 AM to 1 AM, all days of the week

Price: INR 1000 for two (approx.), INR 649 onwards for hookah

What To Order: Potato Cheese Ball, Exotic Garlic Bread, Chilli Mushroom

Bamboo Heights

While Bamboo Heights has quite a few hookah flavours for you to choose from, we suggest you go for their pocket-friendly combos which give you options like espresso and fries or Crispy Chicken Burger and choice of milkshake to go with your sheesha. And sitting under the cabana setting, you might as well be on vacation. 

Timings: 11 AM to 11 PM, all days of the week

Price: INR 950 for two (approx.), INR 400 onwards for hookah

What To Order: Fast Food, Chinese

Cafe Mist

Whether it is the warm and friendly service, the happy vibes or the great hookah, Cafe Mist gives you enough reasons to head there. Once you find yourself a cosy spot, go for one of their combos (sheesha, food and drink). So, when you do take a break from deep drags of the hookah (they have single flavours as well as blends), you’ll have enough to munch and sip on. Make your way here a little early in the day and you can score two sheeshas at INR 500 during their happy hours (11am to 4pm).

Timings: 11 AM to 10 PM, all days of the week 

Price: INR 600 for two (approx.), INR 390 onwards for hookah

What To Order: Peri Peri Chicken, Maggi, Iced Tea, Cappuccino, Fries

Smoky - The Sheesha Lounge

Known for its intimate seating and good music, Smoky has a range of sheesha flavours available. The interiors are dim with comfortable leather couches. Their menu includes rolls, sandwiches, pizza, burgers and sizzlers—all sorts of cafe food that you can nibble and enjoy with your favourite flavour of hookah. 

Timings: 12 PM to 11 PM, all days of the week

Price: INR 600 for two (approx.) 

What To Order: Hot Pepper Chicken, Noodle, Starters

Cafe Azzure

If you want to enjoy the weather on a rooftop seating, then Cafe Azzure is a good option. They have multiple outlets in Bangalore, The MG Road one has ample rooftop seating with a good view. You'll find yourself enjoying their Italian, Continental or Mexican food with a good hookah.

Timings: 11:30 AM to 10 PM, all days of the week

Price: INR 1,400 for two (approx.)

What To Order: Pesto Fish, Mushroom Stroganoff, Kiwi Mocktail, Spicy Fries

Fogg Lounge

Serving Italian, Chinese, and Continental food, Fogg Lounge is a favourite amongst people. They've got a comfortable indoor seating and are usually packed on the weekends. You'll find all popular sheesha flavours here, and the best part is that they're open till late on weekends! 

Timings: 11 AM to 12 AM from Monday to Thursday, 11 AM to 2 AM on Friday, 11 AM to 3 AM on weekends

Price: INR 1,900 for two (approx.), INR 734 onwards for hookah

What To Order: Salami Pizza, Prawn Ghee Roast, Noodle, Pasta


Absolute bookworm, self-confessed chocoholic and daydreamer, Roshni enjoys bingeing on movies when she isn't lost in a novel or indulging her sweet tooth. Relatively new to the city, she loves its quirks and chaos just as much as its fun side.