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Time for Tea

A small museum next to the Twinings shop on The Strand. Understand the history and blending and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Stockport, United Kingdom
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Fantastic Tea Shop!

I am a Tea lover and I love this shop! I had no idea Twinings also sells coffee! There are so many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Scott G
Portland, Oregon
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Welcome to our 300 year old historical London Flagship Store & small Museum. Shop beautiful gifts, favourite Twinings blends and premium teas from around the world, sample new flavours at our state of the art Loose Tea Bar and sign up for a...more
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216 Strand, London WC2R 1AP, England
City of London
+44 20 7353 3511
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A small museum next to the Twinings shop on The Strand. Understand the history and blending and enjoy a tasting (or two). Lots of gift ideas for fellow tea lovers

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank JanetC2029
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I am a Tea lover and I love this shop! I had no idea Twinings also sells coffee! There are so many types and flavors of tea in this shop that are not available in the USA! I left with 7 boxes of tea and...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Scott G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Some history and not only chance to buy different teas but also thay offered free testing at that time of 3 different teas. And if u fancy some tea on the go u can take for 2 £ on the go any tea from the...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Vincitis
Reviewed 29 December 2018 via mobile

It s small shop with many tea flavors and tea instruments- for people that love tea you can’t miss it Inside the shop you can taste samples of tea before you buy it

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ilans145
Reviewed 28 November 2018 via mobile

If you love tea, this shop is a must. Twinnings itself is a famous label, and here you are offered also try different flavors of tea. You can also buy different tea accessories Don’t miss this opportunity

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GrisVoyageurs
Reviewed 24 November 2018

This is a mini tea museum where you can enjoy a tasting or two. The blending and history of the tea will be expertly explained to you by the teashop assistants,,,,,try Andrea and Alexia who are especially good. Be warned there are no toilets on...More

Date of experience: November 2018
2  Thank Barry S
Reviewed 7 November 2018

A good place to shop for presents and souvenirs.Huge range of teas to choose from.Unfortunately there was a private tasting in progress so we were unable to sample any teas. A beautiful and historic building.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank Carol G
Reviewed 27 October 2018

it is located on the strand. this is a very famous tea brand by the british. they have a variety of tea and all are very pricey. if you love tea then this is the place.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank jeff1955malaysia
Reviewed 23 October 2018 via mobile

We took the tea masterclass and had a wonderful experience. We tasted absolutely deligtful teas and learned so much about our favorite hot beverage. Madeline was a great host: warm, inviting and knowledgeable. We plan to do it again when we come back to London!

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Thornton R
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

The store itself is beautiful and has an historic British feel to it, which fits with the Twinings brand. Layout is nice (though a little narrow) and a large selection of teas from varying origins on offer. I can’t see how the prices are justified...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Hollie E
3 November 2018|
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Response from OysterBarn | Reviewed this property |
No admission fee. There wasn't even a fee to do the tastings, but I bought way more than I thought I would.
16 September 2018|
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Response from ClaFollmann | Reviewed this property |
Take the district line at Westminster to Temple station and then walk approx 8-10 minutes.
5 April 2016|
Response from armrestdominance | Reviewed this property |
The Twinings shop is a few miles from The Kensington, but to get there, just take a District Line train from South Kensington tube station to Temple, and walk about five minutes to the Twinings shop from there. Exit the... More