Shisha Bowl Types – All hookah bowls types Egyptian, Syrian, Vortex, Phunnel, Metal Bowls, Inverted Bowl, Crown bowl etc.

There are more than nine shisha bowl types. Below is a short description of each bowl type and links for more information (pros and cons, bowl prices, where to buy, how to pack, hookah bowl review etc).

1. Egyptian Shisha Bowl

Egyptian shisha bowls are clay or ceramic bowls with 4-6 holes at the bottom of the bowl. They are the most widely used shisha bowls. In some countries like in UAE traditional Egyptian bowl have one large hole (10-15 mm). Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Example of three Egyptian shisha bowls

2. Vortex Bowl

Vortex bowls have a spike at the middle of the bowl and there 4-5 holes at the sides of the spike. The purpose of this design is to stop the tobacco juices from dripping down the stem and into the hookah vase. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Vortex shisha bowls for best hookah smoking and no burning

3. Phunnel Bowl

Phunnel bowls do not have holes at the bottom of the bowl. Instead they have an open hole spike at the middle of the bowl. This design stops the tobacco juices from dripping down the stem and into the hookah vase. Phunnel bowl require more charcoal to heat the tobacco. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Phunnel Shisha bowl

4. Syrian Shisha Bowls

Syrian shisha bowls are similar to Egyptian bowls but with a narrower base that fits inside the hookah upstem. They are clay or ceramic with 4-6 holes on the bottom or one large hole. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

5. Metal Bowls

There are a few aluminium shisha bowls and few stainless steel shisha bowls. Metal bowl are very hard to break and can last a lifetime. AppleOnTop is the most popular aluminum bowls. It comes with a screed and a rubber holder that maintains the heat and allows you to catch the bowl with bare hands. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Metal shisha bowls

6. Inverted Shisha Bowl

Inverted Bowls have two bowls. In the bottom bowl we put the coals and on the top inverted bowl is loaded with the shisha tobacco. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Flip inverted shisha bowl

7. Crown Bowl

The Crown Hookah bowl was introduce by Minzari. A crown bowl uses the same concept as an Inverted Bowl, however it is a bit more functional and easier to setup and clean. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Crown shisha bowl

8. Ebowl (Electronic and Electric Bowls)

Electric Shisha bowls do not used charcoals or tobacco. They work like electronic cigarettes. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Ehookah - Eshisha

9. Glider

In 2013, Elite Hookah introduced the Glinder Bowl. It is a product that attempts to solve the messy task of packing a hookah bowl. Read More… Pros and Cons, Prices, Photos etc

Glinder shisha bowl

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