Is there any joy that can compare to sipping on a hot cuppa during monsoon? I think not. Here are a few of my favourites that I’d like you to try {and you won’t be disappointed!}.

JP Tea Stall, D-School

250716_jpteastall_anand #LBBPicks: Where To Get Great Masala Chai In DelhiAlmost every DU student will be able to relate to this place. Along with students from across North campus, one can also spot professors and college staff sharing a cup of hot tea over conversations that range from world economy and politics to everyday gossip. Make sure you also check out the D-School canteen while you’re here.

Where: Delhi School of Economics, North Campus

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya

Price:  INR 70 for two {approx.}

Timings: 9am – 7pm

Contact: +91 9268325294

Nandu Tea Stall, Outside Law Faculty

Another North campus favourite, this one is mostly a hub for various society meetings and high pitched discussions. The tea here is amazing and the service is super fast. What better than sipping a hot masala chai in the rain, right?

Where: Law Faculty, North Campus

Nearest Metro Station: Vishwavidyalaya

Price: INR 80 for two {approx.}

Timings: 9am – 7pm {timings vary}

Everest Bakery Cafe, Paharganj

250716_everestcafe_anand-1 #LBBPicks: Where To Get Great Masala Chai In DelhiApart from the interesting food options here, EBC offers amazing masala tea {and you can take an entire pot!}. You can chill with your friends or even interact with solo travellers that often visit this place.

Where: 899, Chandiwaali Galli, Main Bazar, Paharganj

Nearest Metro Station: RK Ashram

Price: INR 700 for two {approx.}; the chai costs 70 bucks {for a large pot}

Timings: 7am – 11pm

Contact: 011 23584390

Firdaus Mithai Shop, Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is known for so many treats, and this is just one of the many. A cup of piping hot tea here will energise you for the rest of the day. Don’t forget to indulge in the amazing jalebis they have there too.

Where: Near Mirza Ghalib Haveli, Ballimaran, Chandni Chowk

Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk

Price: INR 150 for two {approx.}

Timings: 8am onwards

Saabir Bhai Ki Chai

250716_saabirkichai_anand #LBBPicks: Where To Get Great Masala Chai In DelhiBBC recently featured this as one of the best masala chais {and why wouldn’t they?}. Catering mostly to professionals that work in the area, this is a good place for office conversations over some spiced ginger infused tea.

Where: Next to HT House, KG Marg, Connaught Place

Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba

Price: INR 40 for two {approx.}

Timings: 10am – 10pm {timings vary}

Photos: Anand Mohpatra/LBB


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