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These 5 Iconic Coffee Shops in India are Older than a 100 Years!

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These cafes are like wine that link their credibility with age. The older the better. Here’s a list of cafes you ought not miss out. And yes, hard to believe they are a100 years old.

These 5 Iconic Coffee Shops in India are Older than a 100 Years!:

  1. Taj Bengal, Kolkata (West Bengal)
  2. Ayurvedagram, Bangalore (Karnataka)
  3. Cedar Inn, Darjeeling (West Bengal)
  4. The Oberoi Grand, Kolkata (West Bengal)
  5. Apple Country Resort, Manali (Himachal Pradesh)

1. Coffee & fish kobiraji at Indian Coffee House, Kolkata

Coffee & fish kobiraji at Indian Coffee House, Kolkatasource: intoday.in

The history of the Coffee House at College Street can be traced to Albert Hall, which was founded in April 1876. Later, the Coffee Board decided to start a coffee joint from the Albert Hall in 1942. You can smell the nostalgia reeking through the table cloths and the aura here.

Must try: mutton afghani, fish kobiraji and yes their iconic coffee.


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2. Filter coffee at Mavalli Tiffin Room, Bangalore

Filter coffee at Mavalli Tiffin Room, Bangaloresource: lbb.in

The Mavalli Tiffin Room, started by the Maiyya family in 1924, serves one of the best filter coffees in town. People can often be found waiting patiently outside the coffee counter of the restaurant.

Must try: Rava Idli & filter coffee

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3. Sunset sipping coffee at Glenary’s Restaurant, Darjeeling

Sunset sipping coffee at Glenary’s Restaurant, Darjeelingsource: happytips.com

This 100-year-old establishment retaining all its old-world charm both in terms of flavours and aesthetics. The coffee here is good enough to make you forget that you are in the world’s top tea destination.

Must try: fresh n’ stewy apple pies,  sticky cinnamon buns, cup of Darjeeling tea too.

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4. Viennese coffee or Coffee sprungli? One destination: Flurys, Kolkata

Viennese coffee or Coffee sprungli? One destination: Flurys, Kolkatasource: thoughtsandme.files.wordpress.com

Set up in 1927 by a Swiss couple, Mr. and Mrs. J Flury, Flurrys is the most famous coffee shop in Kolkata.

Must try: Chicken and Mushroom Quiche,  apple strudel, linzer and sacher tortes.

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5. Jam sessions and coffee at Café 1947, Manali

Jam sessions and coffee at Café 1947, Manalisource: whatshot.in

This vintage and  traditional Italian cafe is one of the oldest in Manali, also the first music cafe. Sit under the shaded trees outside at Café 1947 and enjoy a great cup of coffee. Located by the Manalsu River, the cafe is a hangout for music lovers, book recluses and any creative enthusiast. The coffee served at the cafe has a strong aroma and the ambience will keep calling you back.

Must try: mutton burger, lasagne and the daily specials listed on the chalkboard.

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