Get Chai-High With These 8 Amazing Tea Spots In Chennai


With many cafes catering to extravagant flavours of coffee, do you catch yourself wishing for equally good options for teas as well? Are you a tea enthusiast who loves indulging in new flavours of your favourite beverage? If yes, then we have picked out the best places in Chennai that you would love: 

Pantry D’Or

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Pantry D’Or is a gram-worthy cafe that should be on every tea lover’s, pastry lover’s, pasta lover’s or simply put – every foodie’s list. The cafe offers a wide selection of beverages and delectables and is a haven for Mexican and American food lovers. If you drop by, do not miss out on the delicious Indian appetizers like desi fried paneer, gunpowder chicken and of course, their gourmet celestial teas.  

Location: Anna Nagar

Chai Galli

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Looking for a chillax adda to catch up with friends? Then look no further than Chai Galli for some aromatic chai and mouth-watering quick bites. Also known for its quirky interiors, the restaurant serves great Rajasthani chai that pairs best with their lip-smacking chatpata bhel and our all-time favourite bun maska. 

Location: Besant Nagar, Velachery, Anna Nagar & The Marina Mall

Flower Power Tea Room

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If you’re looking to spend a quiet breezy evening all by yourself, we’d suggest you head to this quaint flower-themed tea room in Besant Nagar. Famous for their sumptuous high teas and soul-soothing flavours of cakes, the Flower Power Tea Room is sure to make both your heart and tummy happy.

Location: Besant Nagar

Tea Trails

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With over 80 varieties of teas to choose from, this is a tea haven dedicated to tea lovers. From classics like Adrak Chai to premium varieties like Darjeeling First Flush, South African Red Tea and fruit flavoured Bubble Teas, you will be spoilt for choice and are bound to feel like a kid in a candy store. 

Location: Anna Nagar East

Tea Boy

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TeaBoy is a humble tea shop that is gaining popularity in Tamil Nadu. The outlets are best known for their flavourful Indian chai and will make you reminiscent of mom made tea at home. That, with their piping hot mini onion samosas, are a killer combo that will keep you fresh and active for the rest of the day.

Location: Madipakkam & Mogappair 

Brew Room

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One of the best cafes for artisanal teas and scrumptious delicacies, Brew Room has a separate fan following of its own. The eggs benedict and souffle omelette are simply eggcellent and need we mention the exemplary hand-crafted sandwiches? But whichever bite you choose, we insist that you team it with one of their famous floral teas for that perfect zest!

Locations: Hotel Savera, Alwarpet | The Marina Mall, Egattur | VR Mall, Anna Nagar West

Chai Waale

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If you have to grab tea on the way to work or a meeting in the city, trust Chai Waale to deliver your neatly packaged order in no time. With over 15 outlets spread across the city, the restaurant specializes in tea varieties and freshly made quick bites that are easy on the pocket. 

If you are someone who loves to sip their tea throughout the day, Chai Waale also offers chai flasks of 500 ml and 200 ml. Being right in the midst of a pandemic, we would suggest you quickly grab their immunity-boosting flasks already!

Location: Several outlets in Chennai (Available For Online Delivery As Well)

Chamiers Cafe

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This listicle would be incomplete without Chennai’s all-time favourite cafe in it. Located in the heart of the city, Chamiers is equally loved by youngsters and adults for their phenomenal food served in a retro ambience. Fancy classic Continental breakfast and camomile tea? Head straight to their timeless outlet in R.A.Puram

Location: R.A.Puram

Now that you know the best tea places in Chennai, where are you heading to at first?  If Tea is not your thing, here is a quick list of places where you can get the best coffees in the city!

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