There are majority of people in India who considers ‘tea’ as the major source of energy, be it the morning or the evening break. Moreover it has been well said that there is nothing that cannot be fixed by Chai. Unlike fancy coffee shops which earlier used to be patronised by the young, tea cafés attract people of all ages who look for the silence and ease. So next time you crave for it, simply remember to walk towards these best tea cafes and lounges in Delhi.
The Mad Teapot
This peaceful café looks like a typical tea house, inside the wishing chair boutique. The place has some colourful mugs, teapots and antique tables. The variation in the tea is extremely fascinating. One should surely give a try to rose petals tea, autumn tea, Chili Chai or the black tea along with the delicious Masala Chai. Only the vegetarians dishes are available having the names of the characters form your old story book.
Where: 86A, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi; LG-35, South Point Mall Phase 5, Sector 53, DLF Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
The café is the perfect place to sit, relax and get a tea break. Located in malviya nagar, t’pot café offers more than 20 varieties of tea including – blue mountain nilgiri, chocolate to fruit tea, Darjeeling organic served in the earthen kullars. The place has special variety of sandwich, pizza, pasta and tea munchies to enjoy along with the tea.
Where: Plot No. 7, Shivalik Road, Malviya Nagar
The place offers some amazing tea options and also takes coffee seriously. The best part in the menu is the range of chai including Haryanvi chai, nawabi kesariya , pudina chai etc. peacefully sit and enjoy the tea along with the variety of pizzas and pastas. The outlets located in the Gurgaon namely- Galleria and Good earth gives a great opportunity to relax or work with the free Wi-Fi options.
Where: various locations in Gurgaon and Sector 132 in Noida
Wagh Bakri Tea Lounge
A place that comes with a twist is indeed Wagh Bakri Lounge, serving ice cream with chai. This interesting café offers more than 40 varieties of flavoured teas, organic tees and ice teas.
Where: Delhi NCR
Chaayos is a famous startup started to satisfy the demand of the Chai consumers. The place gives you the opportunity to customize your own Chai in more than thousands ways. Their interesting options include Hari Mirch Chai and Aam Papad Chai. You can satisfy your hunger by grabbing a sandwich or a wrap.
Where: Various locations in Delhi NCR
This legendary tea house in tucked in the oxford bookstore and offers more than 150 varieties of tea from diet teas, Organic, Ayurvedic, Bollywood masala mix to all variety of Nilgiri, Sikkim and Darjeeling tea. For the hunger of munching, you get to select from delicious samosas, cheese toasties, onion pakoras, rolls, vegetable wraps, sandwiches and classic English tea.
Where: N-81, Oxford Bookstore, Connaught Place
The Tea Place by Manjushree
This attractive place is very dedicated when it comes to serving the beverages, As in the menu many pages devoted to the variety of tea and food options restricted to one page only. The place offers tea ranging from china black tea, white, Darjeeling, oolong and green teas.
Where: 8, Ground Floor, MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket
Just for Chai
The café is cozy, with simple cane furniture giving you the feel of a highway dhaba. They have got teas from across the world including kashmiri khawa , full cutting chai, gud chai, and irani chai. Café offers some delicious pakoras to accompany your chai- sipping moment of relaxation.
Where: 1185, Golf Course Road, Gurgaon
From the usual dum ki chai that recalls your memories of waking up each morning with that flavor in mind. Their tagline ‘India runs on chai’ clearly defines the place’s purpose. Made from fresh ingredients, the place provides variety of options including lemon tea, ginger, masala etc. basic snacks like samosa, patties vada paao etc are also available.
Where: various locations in Delhi NCR
Sancha Tea Boutique
This place is an ideal location to explore the art of tea. The place offers 75 wide varieties of tea along with the peaceful ambience to enjoy and relax. Customers can even enjoy the complimentary tea while interacting and getting to know more about the health benefits from the qualified tea sommeliers. The White Tea selections (richest in antioxidants) are an absolute must try.
Where: Santushti Shopping Arcade, Chanakyapuri
When you want to take out time for yourself, this place is simply perfect. The café offers great company of artists that keeps visiting the place frequently moreover you get choose to pay as you like. The place provides you the surrounding to complete your stories, poems or a novel.
Where: 5E, Dada Jungi House, Top Floor, Shahpur Jat Siri Fort, New Delhi
Barista on the wheel is the concept which can summarise the place. They offer a mouth-watering range of exotic teas, coffees, gourmet cookies and their famous masala tea. Their menu is pretty basic yet delicious made using organic food minus any sort of additives.
Where: Shed 4, Khasra 258, Behind Kuldeep House, Lane 3, Westend Marg, Saidulajaib, Saket
Mister Chai the only lounge which focuses on providing Indian street food in luxury setting. The flavors of elaichi, ginger and lemon grass simply float through the air which will make you realize as if you are having the luxury of the street food with a luxury surroundings too. They offer variety of teas ranging from Herbal, Green Black, Oolong and Regional Teas.
Where: Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, 19, Ashoka Road
So, whenever you are taking your flight to Delhi, please visit any of these cafes and have fun.