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8 Places In Delhi To Have That Perfect Chai Date With Your Bestie

While our favourite mojitos and cocktails are close to our hearts but when it comes to chai, no one can beat that love! Since centuries, this beverage has been an integral part of our daily routine! Be it any situation, from being tired to being emotional to having a hard time keeping your eyes open, tea will always come to your rescue. And so, being the busy bunnies we are, we’ve curated a list of the best places serving tea that will be perfect for your chai time date with your bestie. Check ’em out!

1. Chaayos

Chaayos has been creating quite the buzz in recent times, what with their tantalizing monsoon menu and the delectable food and beverages served in kulhads *starry-eyed*! Their menu caters to almost all types of tea lovers, be it desi chai lovers who adore the Cutting Chai or green tea lovers, they have TONS of varieties to choose from and will surely delight you and your BFF. Also, they serve scrumptious snacks like sandwiches and bun samosa to complete this vision of chai perfection!

Where | Chaayos - CP, SDA Market, DLF Promenade & Other Outlets
Meal For Two  | Rs 500
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Chaayos/

2. Jugmug Thela

Jugmug Thela rose to fame in the recent past with their quaint ambience and delectable food, not to mention their amazing varieties of teas, from masala chai to herbal to fine teas like Chamomile and Earl Grey, they serve it all! The newest addition of a reading room to Jugmug Thela has made it the perfect hangout spot for book lovers where they can sit and chat and read while sipping on their favourite beverage(s). Head over to Jugmug Thela with your loved ones and catch up on that goss! 

Where | Jugmug Thela - Shed 4, Khasra 258, Lane 3, Westend Marg, Saidulajab, Saket
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Timings | 11 AM -10 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4182 8212
Check out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/JugmugThela/

3. The Tea Room

A cozy cafe with a well-lit seating area and elegant interiors and innumerable cups of tea is what best describes The Tea Room! Serving tea in a pot with great varieties like Assam, Darjeeling, Green and White Tea, this is the ideal place for a chai rendezvous. They also have some options in iced tea like lemon, mint and orange, to name a few. So if you love tea and dig a quaint ambience, The Tea Room is where you need to head!

Where | The Tea Room - Part One, HKV
Meal For Two | Rs 650
Timings | 11 AM – 7 PM
Call Them | +91 11 4081 7655
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/Thetearoomhkv/

4. Cha Bar

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Don't we dream of days when all we want to do is read a good book, a steaming cup of tea and the company of our BFF?! Well, Cha Bar is sure to transform this dream into reality! With the Oxford Bookstore just beside it, grab your favourite book, a fragrant cup of tea and spend some quality time with your bestie right here. Head on over now and sip on some delicious tea with all the titbits Cha Bar has got to offer!

Where | Cha Bar - CP & Lajpat Nagar II
Call Them | +91 9910 994 865
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ChaBarOfficial/

5. Chai Point 

Well, if you like to have a super yummy snack while sipping on that refreshing chai, Chai Point is defo the place to be! Their cozy and elegant ambience with refreshing chai, will surely be an icing on the cake for you! Sip their Masala Tea and Ginger Tea, along with gorging on Banana Cake and Egg Puff and get on with the long-awaited sesh of goss! 

Where | Chai Point - DLF Mall Of India, CP, Kalkaji & Other Outlets 
Call Them | +91 8880 141 000
Meal For Two | Rs 250 
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/chaipoint/?ref=br_rs

6. The Chai Story

With simple decors and a variety of teas to choose from, this place is perfect for a chai date with your buddies! From Masala Tea to Ginger Tea to our beloved Cutting Chai, they serve it all. Apart from these, they also have some offbeat varieties like Mango Tea, Moroccan Mint and Chocolate Tea, to name a few! So grab your bunch and get going to The Chai Story for some gupshup over chai!

Where | The Chai Story - CP, Green Park, Sarojini Nagar & Other Outlets 
Meal For Two | Rs 600
Timings | 10 AM - 10:30 PM
Call Them | +91 11 3958 9899
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/TheChaiStory/

7. Mister Chai

Sometimes all we wish for is a steaming hot cup of our favourite tea and good company and some soothing, elegant environs to unwind in! So Mister Chai at Shangri-La’s Hotel is here to serve you some delicious tea with scrumptious tidbits to snack on. They brew some quirky flavours of tea like Blueberry, Lychee with rose and almond and the good old herbal teas are always there to fall back on for sure. Also enjoy their quirky vada pav and samosas! So come drop by Mister Chai for a refreshing cup of tea! 

Where | Mister Chai - Shangri-La's Eros Hotel, 19, Ashoka Road, CP
Meal For Two | Rs 1,300
Timings | 24*7 
Call Them | +91 11 4119 0120
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/ShangrilaNewDelhi/

8. 11 Chaa Street

With the basic interiors of your quintessential cafe, 11 Chaa Street in Indirapuram serves almost 40 different varieties of tea! It’s a paradise for all tea lovers, and whether you like your tea honey-based or with leaves, they’ll happily serve it all and they also have some snack options to pair with your tea. Tempted already? We bet you are!

Where | 11 Chaa Street - Shop 4, Eros Market Place, Shakti Khand II, Indirapuram
Meal For Two | Rs 500
Timings | 12 Noon - 11 PM
Call Them | +91 8800 974 385
Check Out Their FB Page | https://www.facebook.com/11chaastreet/

So what are you waiting for? Head over to these places any time of the week really, for they serve heaven in a cup!