Be A True Puneri: Here's Where You'll Find Tandoori Chai In Pune

The good old humble chai has undergone a lot of makeover in recent times. With multiple variations in terms of taste, flavours and serving-styles, chai lovers are spoilt for choice. However, one constant favourite that still pulls crowds is the smokey tandoori chai. While we can never forget the hullabaloo it caused in the city, it's still popular for its smokey flavour and serving style. We bring to you some of the best spots to enjoy a kulhad of hot tandoori chai.

Chai La- Tandoor Chai

Located opposite Zensar IT Park, Chai La in Kharadi is the first place in Pune to start serving the tandoori chai. Priced at INR 20, you've got to try the tandoori chai where it originated. If you’re not a fan, you can always opt for the tandoori coffee or the turmeric milk at Chai La.

Fast Food Restaurants

Opp. Zensar IT Park, EON Road, Kharadi, Pune


Tandoor Chai Cafe

The popularity of tandoori chai led many vendors to open up their own places. Near Nico garden in Viman Nagar, Tandoor Chai Cafe is a small breakfast cafe cum eatery that serves piping hot kulhads to every chai enthusiast for just INR 20. If you wish to try something else along with the chai, you must try their bun muska or turmeric milk.


Nico Garden, Near Marvel IT Park, Viman Nagar, Pune


Sai Corner Special Tandoori Chai

Whoever travels by the Nagar road, they make it a point to stop by this tiny shop in Bandal complex. Sai Corner Special Tandoori Chai is a well-known name that serves freshly-made tandoori chai and offers it with biscuits for INR 20. Apart from that, it also serves a variety of snacks that you can enjoy.

Tandoori Chai Corner

People staying in PCMC area, no need to travel so far away to experience the bliss of tandoori chai. On Rahatni road in Pimple Saudagar, this neat and clean kiosk is a chai lover's adda. They do a little variation when it comes to making tea; and add jaggery to their tandoori chai. Priced at INR 20, you can sip on a kulhad of happiness and club it with street food you get around.

Street Food

Shop 1, Near Spot 18 Mall, Pimple Saudagar, Pimpri-Chichwad, Pune


Me Marathi Tandoori Chai

Passing by the Cummins College road? Do not forget to make a stop at this small kiosk that serves yunmmy tandoor chai for INR 15. Me Marathi Tandoor chai at Rutuja Park is every chai lovers favourite. The tapri is clean, provides good service and also accepts orders for get-togethers and parties.
Street Food

Near Rajaram Bridge, Opp. Katakir Missal, Cummins College Road, Karve Nagar, Pune