Looking for places to drink Chai in London? Look no further with our top 6 favourite picks!
Maybe it’s the dreary weather and the chilly climates that make the British reach for a warm cuppa on a chilly day!
Throw in some spices like crushed cardamom and cloves and the tea becomes nowhere near dull.
Here are our top picks for where to drink a steaming cup of masala chai in the buzzing city of London!
Cha Sha If you’re looking for a place that offers great chai and an amazing atmosphere, Cha Sha is the perfect combination of both!
At the heart of Wembley, the Indian-infused restaurant sells a range of Desi food and chai with special combinations of cinnamon for a classic Karak!
The team behind the Chai concept have left no pages unturned to bring to the perfect blend, brewing & cooking to birth the nation’s first Chai inspired brand.
With a spacious and lively outdoor setting, a warm and cosy indoor tea bar, the restaurant is ‘Instagram-worthy’ and perfect for a night out!
The menu includes a range of chai to cater to all tastes and desires along with a choice of mouth-watering street food snacks from South Asia! www.chasha.co.uk
Roti Chai After exhausting yourself shopping in the iconic Selfridges department store, take a few steps around the backside of the frenetic energy of Oxford Street for some Indian street bites, washed down with a soothing cup of Chai.
This canteen style eatery serves up the Chai in glass cups and you will be very anxious for it to cool down to get a taste of its smooth sweetness! www.roti-chai.com
Chai Guys Chai Guys is the place to go for an authentic Chai experience in the heart of the Spitalfields Market!
All ingredients are directly sourced from the gardens of Assam and the mountains of Darjeeling in India!
To add to the South-Asian roots, Chai Guys offers spices from around the world, ground on-site daily using traditional methods to extract all-natural flavours to bring you the highest quality of authentic chai!
From soul-warming masala chai with a gentle burn to the classic Kadak and Kashmiri chai, the variations are endless! www.chaiguysuk.com
Dishoom Sleek and chic, this restaurant pays homage to Mumbai’s Iranian community and has a few locations scattered around central London.
This is the place to go when you want to avoid the smaller hole in the wall Indian food joints and have an actual sit-down meal.
The chai has a hint of spice and is enjoyed with crispy okra. Even a few cocktails are infused with tea leaves making Dishoom a fun starting point for a night out on the town! www.dishoom.com
Chaii Wala A sip of the East! Chaii Wala started in a small neighbourhood in India and spread across the globe!
Offering unique twists on Urban-desi Chai’s, grab a luxurious Chai Latte, Garam Chocolate or Karak Coffee for a warm, spicy burst of flavour!
With stores in Southall, Leicester, Ilford and Walthamstow, there’s always a good place to sit back and enjoy the flavours of home! www.chaiiwala.co.uk
Pamban Chai & Coffee House Whether you’re exploring the culture and world-foods at Camden market, or the skyscrapers at Canary Wharf, hand-brewed spicy tea is just around the corner!
Pamban is a unique chai and coffee house serving traditionally brewed chai, organic coffee and delicious snacks from India and Sri Lanka, with vegan options available!
Try the chai with saffron or an avocado toast to start your day perfectly before exploring London! www.pamban.co.uk