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Embilmeegama Tea Factory

151 Colombo Road | Pilimathalawa, Embilmeegame 20450, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 575807
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A short interesting insight to Sri Lankan tea production. They gave us a 15 min tour through the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mikkel S
Hammel, Denmark
via mobile

Enjoyed very informative I did not realise how much went into making a cup of tea tasting the tea... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
Margate, United Kingdom
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151 Colombo Road | Pilimathalawa, Embilmeegame 20450, Sri Lanka
+94 81 2 575807
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A short interesting insight to Sri Lankan tea production. They gave us a 15 min tour through the process and we ended up in tea shop where we tasted the tea and had the option of buying some of the produced tea.

Thank Mikkel S
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Enjoyed very informative I did not realise how much went into making a cup of tea tasting the tea was lovely after you had learnt how much work went into producing it.

Thank dariandoreen
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Good (free) short tour of a working tea producer. Real old fashioned machines, some over 100 years old (good British Workmanship they said!) and still producing good tea. Got a great cup of "English Breakfast Tea" at the end. Delicious with Jaggery. Bought some English...More

Thank Neil R
Reviewed 4 February 2017

Well worth a visit if you want to understand how tea is made. The presenter gave a good explanation and you were able to actually walk through parts of the factory rather than be behind glass walls. Eg whats the different between green tea and...More

Thank Jastogo
Reviewed 3 January 2017 via mobile

Nice place to see how tea is prepared. They have a free tea tasting area where they serve in British type tea saucers and a shop to buy various kinds of tea...

Thank Gaurav A
Reviewed 24 November 2016

The tea tour guide spoke so quickly that it was very difficult to understand her. We were rushed through the factory so it was hard to take in what was happening or even ask questions. Of course all they want to do is get you...More

Thank Alison B
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Too high prices. All attraction is all around sell you tea with prices multiplied by double. Didn't recommend!

Thank Sam P
Reviewed 2 November 2016

The young lady who gave us the tour was very knowledgeable about the tea production. She took us from station to station explaining who was doing what and also showing all different machines used in selection, crushing, sieving etc etc. We learned a lot by...More

2  Thank SunnyW358
Reviewed 5 August 2016 via mobile

This trip is compact and really interesting place that makes tea very carefully and lm sure you'll love it so much. It is free and you get a guide tour with a tasting and chance to buy at the end.

1  Thank Boxtime
Reviewed 17 June 2016

Being able to see how tea is manufactured from the start with the actual leaves to the end process was just brilliant. The staff can answer any questions you have,but I found it difficult to ask after the tour. They pretty much cover it all....More

1  Thank Angie R
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