Bed-Tea and scrolling through your Instagram feed is how some of us choose to start our day, especially when we are looking for peace over chaos. An addiction for many, Tea, sometimes becomes a necessity for both the body and the soul. While, we love our ghar ki adrak wali chai, you must know there are some great tea lounges in Delhi that can rejuvenate your love for tea and can make most of your evenings. So, all you chai-oh-holics, head here now!
Two IITians had quit their plush jobs to open up chaayos, the effort can be seen in the menu itself!
From unconventional Jasmine tea to Moroccan Mint they have it all in style.
There are known as the boss, when it comes to chai in the city. This place can never disappoint you and offers chai for all your different moods.
Their must Try is Aam Papad Chai, no one offers this in town.
Where: Multiple outlets – New Friends Colony, SDA Market, Punjabi Bagh, Hauz Khas, Netaji Subhash Park, Noida, Gurgaon.
Cost for two: 400
2. T’Pot Cafe
It says itself a fresh cup of conversation, indeed.
A place with simple and quiet ambience to relish your chai and soothen the senses. It is specially known for Masala tea served in Kulhad which can be paired with snacks and they have a variety to offer.
Where: 7, Opposite Kotak Mahindra Bank, Main Shivalik Road, Begumpur, Malviya Nagar, New Delhi
Cost for two: 800
3. Wagh Bakri Tea Lounge
Every person been here wants to go back.
When you get more than 50 types of tea to try out, you need a lot of stuff to indulge while sipping it. This tea lounge gets you indulged in playing board games like Snakes and Ladders, Chess or Ludo. The quantity is ample enough for one person to have two to three cups.
They have unique menu offering chai with ice cream. A place big enough, varied enough to give
it a shot.
Where: Netaji Subhash Place, Lajpat Nagar, Connaught Place.
Cost for two: 550
4. Tea Halt
The small kettle lamps that adorn the place are appropriate to its name. The decor and ambience is calm as your Chai . Pakoras is something you just can’t miss; so don’t forget to order. They have surprised us by adding some local chais like Haryanvi Chai.
Where: DLF Galleria, DLF Phase 4, Sector 39,Sector 50 Gurgaon
Cost for two: 550
It is a small tea house with outdoor accommodation provides a view of the nursery. Passion is the best choice to enjoy your tea with the backdrop of beautiful greenery. The place is a good idea for sipping a cup of tea and having conversation with your near and dear ones. If you love to experiment with variety of flavours then give a shot to Jasmine and Hibiscus in the hot segment. If you are inclined towards cold ones then you must try the green iced tea.
Where: Near Gyan Bharti School, Saket, New Delhi
Cost For Two: 400
6. Just for Chai
Gives you a ‘desi’ feel as the name suggests this is a place where you can just relax and lay back with your hot cup of tea. The place is going to give you a home like comfort here the Chai is full of flavour and totally awesome. They have a vast menu for chai and some regular snacks to go along with. Try not to miss out on Irani Chai.
Where: Suncity, Sector 54, Gurgaon, Haryana
Cost for two: 450
7. The tea place by Manjushree
An empire of teas with a fine and classy dining, the teas here are every bit worth falling for. Not just Chai everything from interiors to service is impressive. While sipping your tea have some yummy goodies which is like cupid got down to work with its arrow in your mouth. This place has an excellent collection of tea and surely perfect place to experiment with your taste of tea. A perfect chai lovers ‘date’ place. Exotic menu, favourite pick BlackCurrant and Cornflower petals.
Where: 8, Ground Floor, MGF Metropolitan Mall, Saket, New Delhi
Cost for two : 700
8. Mister Chai
Chai comes later, the ambience makes you go gaga, the place ids known to bring Indian Flavours with International twists. The entire area sparkles with bright lights and a vintage knick-knacks. A perfect place for business meetings and to spend time with your family. Be ready to be amazed by their lip smacking snacks.
A must try is Poutine comes to India.
Where: Shangri-La Eros, Connaught Place
Cost for two: 2000
9. Triveni Terrace Cafe
Situated in an Art Gallery, the place is eye-appealing. It gives you an option of both sitting indoors and outdoors next to a well maintained garden. You will find a lot of foreigners chilling. Their menu is simple but they offer a ‘dish’ of the day, different to the usual.
Chamomile and lemongrass tea is their specialty.
Where: Tan Sen Marg, Opp. FICCI Auditorium, Mandi House
Cost for two: 450
10. Tea Trails Café
You can’t say a no to this place after looking at the menu so much to choose from, that will make you come again and again to try every dish. Cool blue and bright green colors make the ambience pretty and appealing. Astounding concept of Pre mixed tea is followed here, to maintain consistency of flavor, Top Notch.
Cumin Ecstasy Chai is a big thumbs up.
Where: Connuaght Place
Cost for two: 850Sip! Sip! Sip! Slurrrp!! 😉