True Chai Lovers Guide Through Mumbai

Checklist for Best Teas in Mumbai 

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    Jhakaas Tandoori Chai

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    Jhakaas Tandoori Chai
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Tandoor Chai, Really! You must have never heard of a Chai like this ever before. But trust us! Priced at just INR 15/- Tandoori Chai is probably the best you can ever ask for. Served in an earthen cup, the taste & aroma of the tandoori chai is a sheer delight mixed with the raw ruggedness of nature itself.

     

    Where: Jhakaas Tandoori Chai, Bhoomi Colossa, Shop No 16 Ojos Apartment, Opp, Sector 20, Airoli, Navi Mumbai.

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    Raju ki Chai

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    Raju ki Chai
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Add the goodness of Kesar(Saffron) and a thick layer of butter, and you have the most promising cup of tea. Served with the warmest of hearts, Raju ki Chai is something that demands you to stop for a cup of tea every time you pass by it. Sip the piping hot tea with pizza’s, Peri-Peri Fries and enjoy the vibrant ambience with quirky posters.

     

    Where: Shop 4, Kamar Building, Cawasji Patel Street, Fort, Mumbai.

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    Chai Tapri (Fort)

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    Chai Tapri (Fort)
    Drinks , Mumbai

    AmchiMumbai Ki Shaan & Har Chai Lover Ke Dil Ki Jaan, Chai Tapri at Fort brings you the best dose of Chai that you had ever wished for. Gulp a sip and grab a snacky bite when you think of relieving yourself from stress & engagements. There is nothing more appealing than a hot cutting chai with Garma Garam fritters(Pakodas) and loud laughs in this chilly weather at a small Tapri.

     

    Where: 13, Elphinstone House, Near New Empire Theatre, A.K. Naik Marg, Fort.

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    Mindspace Malai Chai

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    Mindspace Malai Chai
    Drinks , Mumbai

    In our pursuit to bring out the most promising tea’s in Mumbai, we stumbled upon this amazing Chai Wala with the most innovative experiment with our staple Chai. Malai Chai, yes! filled with the richness of cream the Malai Chai is like a completely new experience for tea connoisseurs and is making its own place in the hearts of tea lovers.

     

    Where: Mindspace Khaugalli, Malad.

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    CTC Chai Dadar

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    CTC Chai Dadar
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Survive your rough day with a steaming cup of tea only at CTC Chai Dadar. The taste one would have never known before! Crush, Tear & Curl is the method that results in the making of these superb black tea leaves. CTC Chai at Dadar leaves no stone unturned to provide you with a Chai experience that would last pretty long.

     

    Where: Opp. Ideal Book Store, Ranade Road, Near Dadar Station (west).

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    Fort ki Chai Tapri

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    Fort ki Chai Tapri
    Drinks , Mumbai

    his place is buzzing with corporate folk who troops out from their high-rise offices to fill up on midday energy. Fort ki Tapri chai is served with the aromatic lemongrass, it is as good as it smells and is also good for your gut.

     

    Where: Bholenath Tea Stall, Beside Jain Mandir, Fort.

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    Chai Tapri outside Udipi Idli House

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    Chai Tapri outside Udipi Idli House
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Chai at high-end restaurants is good but a cutting Chai at a Tapri is still among our favourite tea experiences. Pair it up with a biscoot or nankhatai and let the Chai lighten up your soul( it does have that effect). Tapri Chai Outside Idli House is always crowded by the public to have their fill of Kadak Chai.

     

    Where: Ram Bhavan, Opposite Jain temple, Dr B Ambedkar Road, King Circle, Matunga East, Mumbai

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    Chaos Control Chai

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    Chaos Control Chai
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Aptly names Chai at Chaos Control Chai has everything to kick start your day with newfound enthusiasm. Straight from the City of Joy to the City of Dreams, the Kolkata mati bahrer chai has found a lot many takers even in the west. With a variety of Chai’s to choose from, the splendid tea joint is worth to spend your precious time at.

     

    Where:  Crystal Tower Corner, Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Road, Parel, Mumbai.

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    Prithvi Cafe

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    Prithvi Cafe
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Super se Bhi Upar Ki Chai at Mumbai’s very own Prithvi Cafe. A ride through the alleys of cinema and theatre would remain imperfect without a glass of hot Chai & the delectable snacks. An excellent ambience and an opportunity to spot celebrities make the tea experience all the more exciting here.

    Where: Prithvi Theatre, Janki Kutir, JuhuChurch Road, Juhu, Mumbai.

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    Chai pe Charcha

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    Chai pe Charcha
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Equipped with ludo, Snake & Ladder, and Chess Board lying on the tables, Chai pe Charcha is like a scene from our make-believe heaven. Enjoy the best-brewed tea with a fruity-fluffy cream filled Bun Maska and everlasting conversations. Need we say more?

     

    Where: 63, Ground Floor, Shahid Bhagat Singh Road, Fort Road, Opposite Sher-E-Punjab, Ballard Estate, Fort. They have outlets at Lower Parel, Chandivali, Andheri, Prabhadevi and Mulund too!

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    Chit chat chai (Chai shots)

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    Chit chat chai (Chai shots)
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Chai Shots at Chit Chat Chai can never be a wrong decision! (Pun Intended). Served in little shot Glasses with Bourbon biscuit, the tea is a strong antidote to our gloomy days. Choose from a variety of food items on the menu to pair up with the chai and relish your everlasting love for Tea.

    Where: Gokul Apartment, Shop No 5, New, Haridas Nagar Rd, Haridas Nagar, Borivali West, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400092, Also in Kandivali West.

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    Chaai Center (CBD Belapur)

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    Chaai Center (CBD Belapur)
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Be it refreshing mornings or the pleasant evenings, Kulhad chai at Chai Center in Belapur will be a perfect companion. The tea is served in a funky colourful pot which makes its combination with the clay cup mesmerizing. Feel the warm fuzzy embrace of tea and choose from a wide variety of Teas like Mocha ginger chai, Saffron chai and more.

     

    Where: Shop 14&16, Plot 37, Mayuresh Cosmos, Sector 11, CBD-Belapur, Navi Mumbai.

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    Cafe Irani Chaii

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    Cafe Irani Chaii
    Drinks , Mumbai

    It may be Britishers who introduced us to Teas but it is Iranians who have brewed the best of Teas for us. Walk down to this famous eatery and gorge on some greasy Bun Maska with their Signature Irani Chaii. Prepared with Mild concoction of milk and Tea leaves, it is infused with vanilla essence and fits perfectly to our taste palate.

     

    Where: 9, Rosary Chawl, Mangireesh CHS Ltd., MMC Road, Mahim.

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    Sandhurst Station Road (Nagori)

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    Sandhurst Station Road (Nagori)
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Life would seem incomplete for the Mumbaikars if they haven’t had the famous Nagori Chai. The essence of tea leaves submerged in the fresh milk amalgamated with the Nagori skills will result in a refreshing cup of delight for every visitor at the outlet.

     

    Where: Outside Sandhurst road station.

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    Chaayos

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    Chaayos
    Drinks , Mumbai

    Indulge in an opulent tea drinking experience combining the best of tea with almonds, pistachios and saffron. It can easily be described as Kashmiri tea made with dry fruits and is obviously brewed to make you feel like a royal.

    Where: They have multiple outlets in the city.


    We bet with all this reading you are now sure to crave a cup of tea right now. Don't worry we have got you covered. If you can't find the Famous Tapri around you or are really tired to get out of your house (we feel you) here is an easy recipe for Tea.

 
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