Satya Spice And Chai Shop
Hidden down a narrow alleyway off Sandringham Road you'll discover Auckland's secret chai lounge, Satya Spice And Chai Shop. The magical bar specialises in beer, cocktails, hookah (also known as shisha), Indian street food and—you guessed it—chai. The space is like something out of a fairytale—coffee sacks drape from the ceiling and walls, old wooden spools are used as tables and fairy lights glisten from above. There are more than 30 craft beers on offer as well as cocktails, sake, wine and comforting chai drinks. As for the food, you'll find typical Indian street food snacks such as dahi puri, idli fry, cut mirchi and chicken 65. Add this hidden gem to your must-visit list!
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