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Germany: Shisha bar for women only opens doors in Berlin

Germany, Berlin
August 23, 2018 at 20:32 GMT +00:00 · Published

A female only shisha cafe opened up in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district on Thursday where only women are allowed to enter.

Some of the frequenters to this unique bar spoke, on Thursday, about why they felt such a place was important.

Soraya, a customer of 'Lady Hookah’, said, "I came here for the first time today because it is simply nicer to just be among women. I also go to normal cafes sometimes but there you can feel a bit watched from some of the men and boys.”

After showing how the shisha is made, ‘Lady Hookah’ employee Selin explained the appeal of such a bar. "I think it's good that there's a cafe just for women, because women can come her in sweatpants, not made up; they sit here and no boys are looking at them.”

Selin also said that their clientele has proven to be very diverse, "We have so many types of women here, really. Turkish, Arabic, Polish, Russian, German. So the culture is mixed; really mixed. And this makes us very happy.”

The cafe first opened on July 27 to much media interest, because it is reported to be the first of its kind in Berlin.

Germany: Shisha bar for women only opens doors in Berlin03:38
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A female only shisha cafe opened up in Berlin’s Kreuzberg district on Thursday where only women are allowed to enter.

Some of the frequenters to this unique bar spoke, on Thursday, about why they felt such a place was important.

Soraya, a customer of 'Lady Hookah’, said, "I came here for the first time today because it is simply nicer to just be among women. I also go to normal cafes sometimes but there you can feel a bit watched from some of the men and boys.”

After showing how the shisha is made, ‘Lady Hookah’ employee Selin explained the appeal of such a bar. "I think it's good that there's a cafe just for women, because women can come her in sweatpants, not made up; they sit here and no boys are looking at them.”

Selin also said that their clientele has proven to be very diverse, "We have so many types of women here, really. Turkish, Arabic, Polish, Russian, German. So the culture is mixed; really mixed. And this makes us very happy.”

The cafe first opened on July 27 to much media interest, because it is reported to be the first of its kind in Berlin.

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