Most Dilliwalas are tea lovers, but only at home. Outside, they talk like coffee connoisseurs. That may be changing. No longer is this humble drink confined to grimy dhabas and JNU addas, or locked behind the counters of 5-star hotel lounges. Tea bars are the new hot spots. These are to Top 6 places to enjoy a cup:
1. Cha Bar, Oxford Book Store
The stylish and relaxing ambience of Cha Bar can make hours go by browsing through the huge collection of books while one is spoilt for choice by the assortment of teas on offer.
Where: Oxford Bookstore, Connaught Place
2. Aap Ki Pasand Sancha Tea Shop
It is situated opposite Golcha cinema, Daryaganj. Sancha offers over 35 varieties of tea, including unique single estate teas and blends of Indian varietal teas & teas with natural spices/herbs.
Where: Netaji Subhash Marg, Daryaganj
A great place for tea lovers, Chaayos offers more than 25 different flavours.
Where: DLF Cyber City, Gurgaon
4. Jug Mug Thela
Jugmug Thela derived its name from the two different types of cups used to serve tea in – jug and mug. The beverages are served under: Large Jug (350 ml) and small Mug (150 ml)
Where: Nature Bazaar, Chattarpur
5. Mittal Tea Store
A tea lover’s paradise, the Mittal Tea store at Sunder Nagar, Connaught Place, Delhi is one of the oldest tea bars in the city.
Where: GF-6 New Delhi House, Barakhamba Road
6. AMA Cafe
One of the best cafes in Majnu Ka Tila (MKT). It is a wonderful place known for its beverages and bakery products.
Where: New Colony, Majnu ka Tila