The age old adage “Any time is tea time” could not be more apt for the people from the city of joy. Tea connoisseurs are growing in number in the city. Kolkata loves it’s tea whether from the street vendors which you will find at every nook and corner of the city or in tea lounges. High tea has become a preferred hangout time for Kolkata.
Here are the top five Places in Kolkata you can visit for High Tea!
The Promenade Lounge
Address: Taj Bengal, 34B, Belvedere Road, Alipore, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 6612 3939 033 2223 3939
Timings: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, Continental
Cost For Two: Rs. 2500 approx.
The tea lounge at Taj Bengal is undoubtedly one of the best Places to relax over a cup of tea in Kolkata. The first thing you will notice as you walk in are the amazing paintings. The soothing music adds to the overall exquisite ambience. The experience will leave you mesmerised. The service is top notch and you will have a variety of teas to choose from. Do visit, if you want to unwind over a cup of tea and delectable snacks.
Dolly’s Tea Shop
Address: G62, Dakshinapan Market, 2 Gariahat Road South, Dhakuria, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 2423 7838 033 2423 6445
Timings: 10:30 AM – 7:30 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, Fast Food
Cost For Two: Rs. 350 approx.
Run by Dolly Roy, India’s first female tea taster, this is a small outlet in a busy shopping destination, Dakshinapan, which will bring you back for the personalised service and recommendations. It has a wide range of teas, some of which you will not find anywhere else. Unique in their approach and tea blends, this place is a must visit. You will often find Dolly Roy running the show herself. They serve scrumptious snacks also to go with the tea.
Address: 570, Lake Terrace Road Extension, Keyatala, Southern Avenue, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 4004 1114 +91 86977 31491
Timings: 9:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, Bakery, Desserts
Cost For Two: Rs. 500 approx.
A newer entrant in the city, this cafe also has set meals for High tea in Kolkata which includes a pot of your choice of tea and an assortment of scones, cupcakes and sandwiches. The selection and variety of teas ranging from Darjeeling tea, teas from Assam, Green tea, and even Peppermint tea will leave you asking for more. Do not forget to have the delectable cupcakes along with your tea.
The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf
Address: 4th Floor, Forum Mall, 10/3, Elgin Road, Elgin, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 4007 1927 +91 98310 79889
Timings: 11:00 AM – 11:00 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, Beverages
Cost For Two: Rs. 800 approx.
This cafe is more casual in its approach and you will find people, both young and old thronging the place at all times of the day. They work directly with tea growers from Sri Lanka, Kenya, China, Japan, Thailand and India in handcrafting varieties of tea that exceeds expectations. The best whole leaf teas and Tea drinks in Kolkata can be found here.
Address: 18, Park Street Area, Kolkata
Contact No.: 033 4000 7453
Timings: 7:30 AM – 10:00 PM
Cuisines: Cafe, Continental, Bakery, Desserts
Cost For Two: Rs. 1350 approx.
Flury’s is iconic and goes back a long way. A Classic tea lounge in Kolkata, where time stands still. You can choose from a variety of tea here. Don’t miss the rum ball along with the tea, one of the best you will have. The ambience is brilliant. The price is slightly on the higher side but you will not regret it. Their rich puddings and Swiss chocolates are also very famous.