The second largest producer of tea in the world, India needs its cuppa for good conversation, relaxation and to get shit done. Be it black or milky sweet, or even just an infusion of some rose-flavoured tea leaves, chai has been the original coffee for students who stay up late, or early birds who need to brave the Delhi winter.

Here we have some spots for you Noida peeps to find the perfect brew to get your day started.


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Though this restaurant is known for its Italian cuisine, the iced tea has always been a popular item on the menu. They even have a range of summer coolers. What really stands out in this place, along with the iced tea, is the shisha.

Where: J 14, First & Second Floor, Sector 18

Nearest Metro Station: Sector 18 Noida

Price: INR 1,000 for two {approx}

Contact: 0120 4222220, 0120 4222221

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Time To Tea

With a host of options of different but authentic tea, Time to Tea is the quintessential economical chai place. If you’re craving some tea from back home, this is the right place. The Kashmiri kehwa with its saffron flavour does a great job of waking you up. Apart from having other originals like Assam and Darjeeling {different flushes}, this place also does a mean coffee.

Where: Urbtech Matrix Tower, Opp. Jaypee Hospital, Sector 132

Nearest Metro Station: Noida City Centre

Price: Range starts at INR 29

Contact: 0120 6120027

Timings: 9am – 11pm

Tea Halt

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The tea specials here include herbal teas like chamomile, tulsi elaichi and saunf elaichi. If you’re willing to experiment, we’d suggest the Nawabi Kesariya. The biggest pro here would probably be the flash service and interestingly shaped cups. {The vanilla fruit infusion sounds yum}.

Where: 5, Amenity Block, Unitech Infospace, Sector 135

Nearest Metro Station: Noida City Centre

Price: Starting at INR 39

Contact: +91 9971898975

Timings: 10am – 11.30pm

Teasta: The Tea Shop

A popular student hang out, Teasta is affordable and has varieties that cater to tea lovers specifically. They are known to make a super passion fruit iced tea on a hot day. The place also stocks packets of tea, and we particularly recommend the Moroccan mint tea. If you want a quick bite, the chicken salami sandwich is a good option.

Where: 16, Godawari Complex, Sector 37

Nearest Metro Station: Sector 18 Noida

Price: INR 200 for two people

Contact: 0120 4351093

Timings: 10.30am – 9.30pm {closed on Tuesdays}


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With two outlets in Noida itself, this cafe churns out great bakery items and flavourful teas. You can find some awesome tea cakes and cookies to go with your mug of peppermint tea. Only the Aggahpur branch has a selection of teas that can satiate your tea-thirst, with jasmine, green and chamomile tea. And on a sick day, lemon and honey tea is your bestie.

Where: Aggahpur, Main Dadri Road, Near HP Petrol Pump, Sector 41; B1/20, Central Market, Sector 50

Nearest Metro Station: Noida Golf Course; Noida City Centre

Price: INR 500 for two {approx.}

Contact: +91 8750252225, 0120 4212586, +91 8750242224, 0120 4206654

Tea Lounge, Jaypee Greens

Tucked away in the resort itself, Tea Lounge offers a fab tea-time experience, especially with a patisserie right around the corner offering gorgeous pralines and pastries. The finest teas from around the world are on show here. And if you’re not too rigid, you can easily include the fruity, tangy iced teas to this mix.

Where: Jaypee Greens Golf & Spa Resort, G Block, Surajpur, Greater Noida

Nearest Metro Station: Golf Course

Price: INR 900 for two {approx.}

Contact: 0120 6743000, 0120 2324720

Timings: 9am – 9pm


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Fraternising with a range of Indian and speciality teas, this place wins the award for getting their tea just right. You can get a Paani Kum or a Kulhad Chai, making the tea drinking experience an original affair with the beverage. Keeping the classic Earl Greys and Orange Pekoes, they also cater to your food baby with their am-ay-zing wraps.

Where: DLF IT Park, Sector 62, Noida; IHDP Business Park, Plot No 7, Sector 127

Nearest Metro Station: Noida City Centre

Price: Starting at INR 60

Contact:+91 9971869060, +91 9971531030

Chai Point

Chai Point at Mall of India is the perfect place for ardent tea lovers to unite. They’ve go a pretty good selection of both hot and cold teas. From hot ginger lemon chai, green chai and cutting chai to cranberry iced chai and mango spiced iced chai, there’s something to cater to almost every taste.

Where: Second Floor, DLF Mall of India, Sector 18, Noida

Nearest Metro Station: Noida Sector 18

Price: Starting at INR 180

Contact: 0124 60009777

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