Best Tea Shops, Tea House, and Tea Cafes

5 Best Tea Shops and Tea Houses in Delhi NCR as in 2022

India has always been in love with tea. Although there is no historical evidence that Indians drank tea before the arrival of Britishers, but one can only speculate that the beverage was prevalent in Indian households and might have even had a different name, back in those days. With that stated, it is best to jump right into the topic. Delhi, the national capital region of India is popular for many things. It has lot of places to see, it is known for its cultural diversity, its street food is world-famous and history buffs can easily lose themselves in the city for hours and hours. But did you know that Delhi is also home to several renowned tea shops? Below is a list of some of the best tea shops in Delhi NCR as in 2021. This is based on customer feedback and reviews. We have also taken price and taste as a major consideration factor to come on this list of best tea houses and tea shops in Delhi NCR:  

1. Cha Bar

Cha Bar is the perfect tea shop for anyone who has a knack for tea and wants to have some light snacks on the sides. It is tucked inside the Oxford bookstore of Connaught Place and was frequented by famous authors like Salman Rushdie. The café has a ‘Teapot wall’ inside that is used for displaying a plethora of traditional teapots used all over the globe. The café is popular for its delightful snacks and desserts and a unique practice of using a unique kettle for every type of tea they serve.(Source: Cha Bar website, Retrieved on 16 feb 2021)

  • Establishment Year and History - 2000 (Source: Cha Bar website, Retrieved on 16 feb 2021)
  • Owners and Co founders - Apeejay Surendra Group
  • Address and Direction - N-81, Barakhamba Rd, Block N, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001( based on Google search as on 16 Feb 2021)
  • Direction; Google map
  • Timings - Monday to Friday from 11 AM till 9 PM
  • Tips - It is the perfect cafe for a light meal such as finger food & cakes. If you love sipping on exotic teas then be sure to visit this cafe. It offers dine-in, takeaway, and delivery services.
  • Recommended Teas - Masala Chai
  • Recommended Dishes - Fish and Chips, Chicken and iceberg club sandwich, Caesar salad
  • Price Range - INR 600 for two people based on Zomato
  • Reviews - 4.2/ 5.0 stars (based 6842 customer on Google as on 16 Feb 2021)
  • Contact No - +919811251145
  • e-mail - chabardel@apeejaygroup.com
  • Website - Cha Bar Home Page
  • Social Handles
  • COVID 19 Precautions - All necessary precautions are being taken. Periodic temperature checks of staff are also carried out diligently.
Chabar resturent

Char outlets, Cha bar, Google Images, Licensed under CC BY 2.0

    2. Roots – cafe in the park

    At first glance, Roots might not look like much of a typical tea store that you can find at an expensive mall these days. It is a reminder of the days gone by when everything was simple. The decor of the cafe consists of wooden pieces of furniture, bamboo roofs, solar fans, and paper lanterns hanging overhead. Although it is a bit far from the heart of Delhi, one can rest assured that the trip to this cafe will be worthwhile. The menu is comprehensive and the best items that never fail to impress are the Nepali platter, Thai platter, and Masala tea.(Source: Root cafe website, Retrieved on 16 Feb 2021)

    • Establishment Year and History - 2013(Source: Root cafe website, Retrieved on 16 Feb 2021)
    • Owners and Co founders - Advit Foundation
    • Address and Direction - Leisure Valley Road Near, Rajiv Gandhi Park, Sector 29, Gurugram, Haryana 122001 (based on Google Search as on 16 Feb 2021)
    • Direction: Google Map
    • Timings - Every day, 8 AM till 8 PM
    • Tips - The café has lots to offer. So be sure to work up an appetite in order to make the most out of the trip to the cafe.
    • Recommended Teas - Masala Tea
    • Recommended Dishes - Upma, grilled sandwiches, poha, cheese omelet, rice kheer
    • Price Range - INR – 750 per two person (based on Zomato as on 16 Feb 2021)
    • Reviews - 4.4/5 stars (based  3412 customer on Google reviews  as on 16 feb 2021)
    • Contact No - 099711 34920
    • e-mail - ashish@himalayanvillage.com
    • Social Handles
    • COVID 19 Precautions - All necessary precautions are being taken. Periodic temperature checks of staff are also carried out diligently.
    • Total Funding Amount - Not disclosed but the café gets funding from Advit Foundation
     Justdial Roots Cafe Photos, Gurgaon Sector 29

    Cafe Photos, Gurgaon Sector 29, Justdial Roots, Google ImagesLicensed under CC BY 2.0

      3. Elma’s Bakery

      Your trip to Delhi wouldn’t be complete if you fail to head over to Elma’s Bakery. Simply type in tea shop near me’ on your Google maps and you are bound to see the name of this marvelous tea store with appealing English decor. This tea store is located at Hauz Khas Village and is known for its Italian as well as continental light food offerings. It is also one of the best places to have a cup of tea or coffee. This tea room offers the old world charm thus making it a must-visit for all the tea lovers out there. (Source: Elma's Bakery website, Retrieved on 16 feb 2021)

      • Establishment Year and History - 2011(Source: Elma's Bakery website, Retrieved on 16 Feb 2021)
      • Owners and Cofounders - Shelly Sahay
      • Address and Direction - 2nd Floor, 31, Hauz Khas Rd, Above Chumbak, Hauz Khas Village, Deer Park, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, Delhi 110016. Based on google retrieved on 16 Feb 2021
      • Direction: Google map 
      • Timings - Every day, 8 AM TO 8 PM (based on Google as on 16 Feb 2021)
      • Tips - They offer delivery, dine-in, and takeaway services. In-store shopping using mobile wallets is also available.
      • Recommended Teas - Estate
      • Recommended Dishes - Croissant sandwich, Apple Crumble Cheesecake, Scones, and Lemon Meringue Tart, Bacon Loaf.
      • Price Range - INR 1500 for two people (based on Zomato as on 16 Feb 2021 )
      • Reviews - 4.1/5 stars (based 414 Customer on Google reviews as on 16 Feb 2021)
      • Contact No - 011 4608 0533
      • e-mail - marketing@elmas.co
      • Website - Homepage of Elma's Bakery
      • Social Handles
      • COVID 19 Precautions - All necessary precautions are being taken. Periodic temperature checks of staff are also carried out diligently.
      • Total Funding Amount - Not disclosed. It is a bootstrapped company that is co-owned by Shelly Sahay
      Elma's Bakery

      Elma's Bakery, Zomato, Google ImagesLicensed under CC BY 2.0 

      4. Chaayos

      Chaayos is the brainchild of Nitin Saluja and gets funding from Sunshine Tea house Pvt. Ltd. It has a strong presence in Delhi NCR and is known as a tea specialty chain that has a cup of tea for everyone. It can be considered as the Starbucks of India as the chain can brew a cup of tea in more than 1,200 ways. Furthermore, the chain also offers a plethora of cold tea brews. It is no wonder that you can see the name Chaayos pop up every time your type ‘tea near me’ in Google maps!(Source: Chaayos website, Retrieved on 16 Feb 2021)

      • Establishment Year and History - November 2012(Source: Chaayos website, Retrieved on 16 Feb 2021)
      • Owners and Cofounders - Nitin Saluja – Chaayos founder and CEO
      • Address and Direction - Connaught place 2 -M block Plot no 3, M66 First floor, Connaught Place, New Delhi, Delhi 110001.(based on Google search  as on 16 Feb 2021)
      • Direction: Google map
      • Timings - Every day, 8 AM till 11 PM
      • Tips - Vegetarian options are available. Do not forget to make the most out of free Wifi. It is a kid-friendly cafe that is perfect for desserts, tea parties, and of course a hearty breakfast.
      • Recommended Teas - Green tea, black tea
      • Recommended Dishes - Pizza, sandwich, Chhole Bature.
      • Price Range - INR 300 for two according to Magicpin
      • Reviews -  4.1/5 (based 5788 customer on google as on 16 Feb 2021)
      • Contact No - 18001202424
      • e-mail - letstalk@chaayos.com
      • Website - Homepage of Chaayos
      • Social Handles
      • COVID 19 Precautions - All necessary precautions are being taken. Periodic temperature checks of staff are also carried out diligently.
      • Total Funding Amount - Gets funding from Sunshine Teahouse Pvt. Ltd. It recently raised USD 21.5 million
      CHAAYOS, New Delhi - Patel Rd - Restaurant

        CHAAYOS, New Delhi - Patel Rd - Restaurant,  TripAdvisor, Google ImagesLicensed under CC BY 2.0

        5. Chai Point

        Chai Point had humble beginnings. It first started selling its teas using Amazon. It has a strong presence in eight major Indian cities including Delhi NCR. Apart from offering ‘chai-on-call’ delivery service, the tea-chain has several chai point store all over the NCR. Now, you would not need a reason to have a cup of tea right? Hence, if you are craving a cup of tea then head over to the spacious Chai Point outlet in Delhi’s Connaught Place and enjoy a cup of fresh-brewed tea.(Source: Chai Point website, Retrieved on 16 Feb 2021)

        Chai point shop

        Chai Point Sector  Noida18Magicpin , Google ImagesLicensed under CC BY 2.0

        The above list of best tea shops in Delhi NCR has been prepared based on extensive research by our team of experts at teacurry. Data that has been taken into consideration before ranking them include customer feedback, customer ratings, taste based surveys, price and variety of teas available.

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