Is It Tea You're Looking For? These 11 Places Brew It Well

Chai is an ever green favourite. Whether you like your basic (but so, so therapeutic) adrak ki chai,  or the very millennial bubble tea, we've found the best places for you to get your fix. Side note: Somebody please bring in tea dates as a mainstream, pop-culture activity!

Read on to know all about tea places in Delhi. 

Jugmug Thela

Whether it's their Chocolate Cinnamon Ice Chai or their Kadak Desi Chai, Jugmug Thela is definitely not to be missed on your bucket list of places to go for the best tea in town! Along with these two, you can order a good Chicken Tikka Sandwich or a Wasabi Cream & Pear open sandwich. 

Price: INR 600 for two people.

Cafes

Jugmug Thela

Shed 4, Khasra 258, Westend Marg, Said Ul Ajaib, New Delhi

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Cha Bar

You can find a great bunch of Typhoo teas at Cha Bar! Anything from the soothing Earl Grey, to the invigorating green tea and  lemongrass. Also, if you're super desi, then we suggest you give their Tulsi tea a go!

Price: INR 600 for two people. 

Cafes

Cha Bar

A-10, Veer Savarkar Marg, Block A, Lajpat Nagar 2, New Delhi

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Sancha Tea Boutique

Sancha tea Boutique is a beautiful experiencial Tea boutique that sells a variety of tea options! You can get beautiful white teas here like Jasmine white tea, Lavender white tea, and Nilgiri white tea. If you're trying to avoid caffeine, then you'll be happy to know they've got a variety of herbal, zero caffeine teas as well. 

Price: INR 300 upwards. 

Food Stores

Sancha Tea Boutique

Santushti Shopping Complex, Shop 3, Race Course Road, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi

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Mister Chai

Mister Chai is this beautiful tea shop, located in the Shangri La hotel. If you go here, you will find that they do great, home-like teas like their Meri Apni Cutting Chai, where you can choose your own ingredients like adrak, sauf, or elaichi. And if you're on the no-milk brigade, then we suggest you order their Brilliant Breakfast (a strong, black tea). You can order some great finger sandwiches to go with these amazing options as well. Maybe a Turkey ham, Avacado and Rocket Leaves Sandwich? 

Price: INR 1,500 and above. 

Cafes

Mister Chai - Shangri La's Eros Hotel

Shangri-La’s Eros Hotel, 19, Ashoka Road, Connaught Place, Delhi

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Ivy & Bean

Ivy & Bean is great if you're looking for a good variety of iced teas; Lemon and Mint, Mango and Basil, or their Apple & Cinnamon. So, if you're not much of the traditional and basic tea-drinking type, just go here!

Price: INR 1,200 for two people. 

Cafes

Ivy & Bean

Sishan House, 119, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi

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Chai Peeni Hai

At Chai Peeni Hai you can order yourself some great munchies along with good chai. For instance, you can order a great Desi Chai or a Gur Wali Chai along with some delish Saufiya Rusk or some crispy Baked Namak Paare. This place is a true desi person's delight! 

Price: INR 200 for two people. 

Cafes

Chai Peeni Hai

Laxmi Building, Shop 72, Nehru Place Market Road, Nehru Place, New Delhi

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The Tea Place by Manjushree

The Tea Place by Manjushree has a great assortment of sandwiches and other snacks you can eat along with the chai. For instance, you can order a good Mozzarella and Tomato Sandwich or a Chilli Avocado and Asparagus on Toast along with some chilled Strawberry White Tea and Ginger Honey Black tea.  

Price: INR 500 for two people. 

Casual Dining

The Tea Place By Manjushree

M-30, Ground Floor, M Block Market, Greater Kailash 2, New Delhi

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  • Price for two: ₹ 500

Elma's

It's most likely that Elma's Tea Room is your jam if you enjoy the idea of tea parties (we mean the Alice in Wonderland sorts). They've got a high tea menu that comes with scones with cream, along with an extensive menu of teas that has everything from Rhododendron, to English Breakfast and Darjeeling tea! 

PS: It has the prettiest interiors and vibe!

Price: INR 1,500 for two people. 

Dr. Bubbles

Here we are finally at the Bubble tea section. It has such a Kawaii & millennial feel to it, doesn't it? It's basically a cooler version of iced tea! Over her at Dr. Bubbles you can get cube (jelly) shaped Boba in your tea that are chewable. They've also got fun flavours like blueberry, kiwi, and peach.

Price: INR 300 for two people 

Juice & Milkshake Shops

Dr. Bubbles

Shop 148, Main Market, Sector 31, Gurgaon

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Wagh Bakri Tea Lounge

Wagh Bakri Tea Lounge is your most basic but solid source of chai. The chai they make is reliable and always so, so homely. They make their teas with the perfect balance of chai and milk! It's not some water-y tea that'll give you a headache an hour later, but instead, is a wholesome chai that'll refresh you. At the Wagh Bakri Tea Lounge, you can get anything from Lemon and Cinnamon tea to Assam tea or our favourite Ginger tea. 

Price: INR 650 for two people. 

Blossom Kochhar Tea Room

You can order delicious items like crepes stuffed with mashed bananas, jaggery and coconut flakes, and open sandwiches that come with cucumber, goat cheese and bell peppers. As for the tea, the Blossom Kochhar Tea Room serves a great variety like the Iced Orange Spiced Tea, Loose Leaf White Tea or ginger tea. 

Price: INR 650 for two people.