The pitter-patter of the rain comes in knocking on the window, looking for its age-old companion, a hot cup of tea. As the lovely monsoon engulfs the capital in an air of sweet Petrichor, people are cooping up in tiny tea spots to make the most of the weather, with their favourite beverage, while they can. If you’re a “Teatotaller” just like us and your love for tea rises up a notch during this weather then this fateful list of tea spots around Delhi is meant for you!
Too Mikki Tapas
Located opposite Taj palace hotel, this sweet spot can be easily located. There sport a range of delicious teas, from bubble teas to unique tea blends, this is the ideal place to try your hand at a new flavour and enjoy the monsoon while you’re at it. Since you’re planning on going there and in the mood for a good ol’ cuppa Assam or Darjeeling tea, do try Assam1860, it’s a new brand they have in stock and it’s absolutely delicious, the flavour is crisp and robust like no other and the aroma just makes the rainy evenings even better.
Address: Opposite Taj Hotel, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi | Cost for two: INR 700
If you’re a vintage lover then Rose cafe speaks volume for your taste. This cute little cafe is laden with a pastel Victorian decor and a menu that goes hand in hand with it. Sip on a steamy cuppa with your better half amidst the soothing sound of rain.
Address: 2, Westend Marg, Saidulajab,Saket, New Delhi | Cost for two: INR 1300
Triveni Terrace Cafe
What better way to enjoy the rain than a hot cup of masala chai and a plate full of pakoras to go along with it! Head to Triveni Terrace cafe and experience the monsoon at its best with the delicious eats and steamy teas. Triveni also keeps a stock of Assam1860 tea, so don’t shy away from this new brand.
Address: 205, Tan Sen Marg, Opposite FICCI Auditorium, Mandi House, New Delhi | Cost for two: INR 450
Picture this; Rains engulf the hot weather while you sit with a hot cuppa tea in one hand and a soulful read in another, tucked away comfortably in a cosy nook of a small book cafe. Pure bliss! If this scenario tickles your imagination then you’re a ChaBar baby. Enjoy a lively evening at this cute cafe stuffed inside the Oxford bookstore. It is a paradise for every book and tea lover alike.
Address: N-81, Oxford Bookstore, Connaught Place, New Delhi | Cost for two: INR 500
The Mad Teapot
Located in the winding lanes of Shahpurjat, this quaint cafe is a cute dream for everyone who loves a pastel colour scheme. Fused with a home decor store ’The wishing chair’ , ‘The mad teapot’s seating is at the far end of the store. The beautiful setup cafe is a perfect hide out for you want to get away for an aromatic cup of tea amidst all the shopping and to escape the rain it if you get caught in one.
Address: 86-A, Shahpur Jat, New Delhi | Cost for two: INR 1000