7 Chai Spots In India Every Chai Lover Should Visit

We Indians love our tea so much so that give it to us in any form, we’ll jump right at it. There’s always a debate whether tea is better than coffee. Well, we don’t want to get into any arguments about that but we sure can make tea lovers fall in love with tea all over again with these delightfully quaint places to visit for a cuppa tea during monsoons!

1. The Kettlery Tea Bar & Kitchen, Mumbai

Serving almost 75 varieties of teas, this tea boutique on Juhu has attracted many tea lovers. Their extensive menu includes exotic blends like Mulled Pomegranate Sour and Spiced Passion with hints of rosemary. They also serve detoxed Iced Teas like Hibiscus Kiwi, Persian Romance and Chamomile Mint. And, guess what? They’ve created dessert infused teas like the classic Tiramisu, Blueberry Blossoms and Choco Wonder Nutella!

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Address: 1, 2nd Floor, Horizon, 37 Juhu Beach, Juhu, Mumbai

Phone: 022 3375 6405

Timings: 11 AM- 12 AM

2. The Taj Mahal Tea House, Mumbai

Spending time at this place on a lazy afternoon or a sultry evening is something every tea aficionado wouldn’t want to miss. This tea house in Bandra sprawls over 3500 square feet and since it’s a bungalow converted into this magnificently charming tea empire of its own, it gives out a lot of vintage vibes as well. You can relax in one their well-decorated corners and sip on milk teas, infused versions, tea smoothies, green teas and lemonades. But, what you can also indulge in is their monsoon special tea menu that consists of Red Bush Toddy, Tmth Flat White Chai, Rooibos Infusion and Vanilla Imperial to name a few.

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Address: 36-A, Ground Floor, Sanatan Pereira Bungalow, St. John Baptist Road, Reclamation, Bandra West

Phone: 022 26420330 | 022 65328899

Timings: 7:30AM to 11:30PM

3. Dolly’s The Tea Shop, Kolkata

 A hangout joint for college students and all those who love chai, Dolly, the first woman tea taster in India started this cosy little outlet where people could enjoy this beverage. Her love and passion for tea made it easier for her to follow her dream of opening one of the best kept secrets in Kolkata. This 250-square-feet joint serves almost everything from Darjeeling teas to Assam to Nilgiri to Iced tea and green teas. You can also take home some of the best teas from here in small or large packages.

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Address: G62, Dakshinapan Market, 2 Gariahat Road South, Dhakuria, Kolkata

Phone: 033 24237838 | 033 24236445

Timings: 10:30AM to 7:30PM

4. Tea Trails, Chennai

Tea trails is that one outlet where you can sip ghar wali adrak, pdina, kalimiri or masala chai over a conversation with a friend or just take a chuski from any of their already existing 80 varieties of teas. They will spoil you for choice with not only the classics like green tea combinations but also their Green Iced tea, bubble tea and tea shake categories. Also they have a crispy onion Pakoras to go with the tea as a monsoon special. They have various outlets across Mumbai and Navi Mumbai, Delhi, & Pune too.

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Address: 15, 2nd Main Rd, A Block, Annanagar East, Chennai

Phone: 098412 94471

Timings: 8 AM- 11 PM

 5. Cha Bar, Delhi

Located in the hep surrounding of Connaught Place in Delhi, this tea shop also doesn’t fail to impress as it serves a vast variety of almost 85 types of teas from Darjeeling to Oolong to Herbal to Ayurvedic combinations. They also have new trends like the bubble tea in both tea and milkshake variants. But, the most intriguing part of their menu are the tea mocktails that makes you excited like a child buying a new toy! You can nibble on pastas, pizzas, wraps along with your specialty tea.

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Address: N-81, Block N, Barakhamba Rd, Block N, Connaught Place, New Delhi

Phone: 099109 94865

Timings: 9:30 AM- 9:30 PM

6. Infinitea Tea Room & Tea Store, Bangalore

This two-storeyed Tea place on Cunningham Road in Bangalore is the Willy Wonka of teas, serving a ginormous amount of 150 varieties of teas under one roof. With 4 tea estates in West Bengal they’ve mastered the art of making Darjeeling tea using the old-fashioned methods of timing the brew, giving it that deep golden colour. We’re sure that it’s every tea lover’s dream to get the perfect cup of tea in one go, therefore this place should not go amiss.

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Address: 2, Shah Sultan Complex, Cunningham Road, Bangalore

Phone: 080 41148428 | 080 41148810

Timings: 11AM to 11PM

Address: 26, ESI Hospital Road, HAL 2nd Stage, 100 Feet Road, Indiranagar, Bangalore

Phone: 9740195375

Timings: 11AM to 11PM

 7. Sancha Tea Boutique, Kala Ghoda, Mumbai

This boutique is now become vintage in the world of tea cafes as it’s one of the oldest gem located in Mumbai.You’re free to try and taste their tea concoctions for free and purchase what you like! They also have some of the most expensive tea blends that go upto Rs. 1600 for 100 gms. It is not a café per se, but this boutique has brought to the table a lot more than any others put together and therefore deserves to be on the list. Along with other tea cafes coming up with monsoon tea specials, San-Cha has also taken it upon them to serve immunity boosting teas like Eucalyptus! The best gifts you can think of this monsoon is their gift boxes which are elegantly packaged and make for an awesome way to shower love. Head there and you’ll know what we’re talking about.

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Address: Opp Trishna Restaurant, Shop No 2A 11A Machinery House, Saibaba Rd, Mount Mary, Fort, Mumbai,

Phone: 022 4002 0854

Timings: 12 noon – 9 PM

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