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Sunset Lounge , the tea bar

20, Chowrasta Road | Darjeeling 734101, Darjeeling, India
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Ranked #20 of 85 Restaurants in Darjeeling
Cuisines: Coffee Shop
Description: This place is a tea bar which serves various kinds of teas like black green & white tea along with pastries. This lounge is attached to Nathmulls tea shop and is extremely popular with foriegners
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Description: This place is a tea bar which serves various kinds of teas like black green & white tea along with pastries. This lounge is attached to Nathmulls tea shop and is extremely popular with foriegners
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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62 reviews 62 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

This lounge is within Nathmull's tea house and offers plenty of tea and snacks options for visitors. The ambience is decent and tea tasting is a different experience altogether.

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India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

Unfortunately for us we could only visit on Saturday as its closed on Sunday. But WOW what fun it is, you get to try any tea that you can also buy if you wish. The day was freezing outside but the tea bar was cozy and warm and the music to go with the Tea tasting!!! I have no words... More

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Sarasota, FL
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69 reviews 69 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013

I feel SO lucky to have stumbled into Sunset Lounge early on in our Darjeeling trip so I could learn more about the different flushes of tea and what properties each of them have in common. I would whole heartedly recommend doing a "flight" of teas; if that option is not on the menu, ask. We were able to try... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

The Sunset Lounge is a small and cozy tea bar inside the legendary Nathmull's. Located right on the mall, Nathmull's is hard to miss. Keeping with the name, we made our visit for our cuppa just in time for sunset. The tea tables near the bay windows are definitely the most coveted. There are a huge variety of teas available... More

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Tilba Tilba, Australia
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87 reviews 87 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2013

This is Nathmull's Sunset Tea Lounge, off the chowrastra. It is the best tea lounge in Darjeeling, with very friendly service, and a great selection of teas at varying price points. This lounge will also make a pot of tea, but many others will only serve by the cup, which ends up being more expensive. The views from Nathmull's are... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2013

Wonderful..we had tried the cup that costed Rs.60 per cup..contained Darjeeling Tea..Rs.4000/kg--Autumn first flush. Will never forget the fresh hot sip. Bought a small pack for home.

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Naestved, Denmark
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012

There is many places to drink tea in Darjeeling, this one is boring and the staff also looks bored, and if you want to know tea don't ask them, they don't care, we bought a very else pensive tea to taste, with shortbread on the side, and the served spicy shortbread, not very clever when you are tasting fine tea... More

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Lucknow, India
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110 reviews 110 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2012

location is perfect..on the top of hill at chowrasta you can take a sip of Tea from menu of different types area is quite clean and Tea is best..you can buy also small coockies,lemon tart etc also available to eat.. Perfect place to make your holiday with any best quality tea dip here in darjeeling

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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460 restaurant reviews
170 helpful votes 170 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2012 via mobile

Sunset lounge is for tasting Darjeeling tea just as Edinburg & Bordeaux district are for tasting scotch & wines respectively. A nice outlet colocated wirh Nathmulls tea shop which sells tea ranging upto Rs 15000/ kg. You can taste all kinds of tea black, green & White @ a price ranging from 25~150 Rs/cup. What makes the joint interesting is... More

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