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“Luxury tea house”

London Tea Exchange
Ranked #9,982 of 24,667 Restaurants in London
Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
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Neighbourhood: Spitalfields
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When entering the London Tea Exchange you immediately know that you came to the right place for a tee. Excellent service. Lot of knowledge on different tea qualities, quiet, sophisticated and calm atmosphere. Also children were treated evenly and they also enjoyed the finest teas of the world. Thank you for this refreshing moment of luxury on a busy day.

Thank Paavo H
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Reviewed 5 June 2018

The walls of this (luxurious) tea room are lined with urns containing over 300 teas (well, there aren't really 300 teas - a relatively small number of different teas infused with spices, fruits and perfumes). The waiter asks you what kind of tea you prefer (e.g. weak, strong, aromatic, fruity) then brings you 3 or 4 of the urns to sniff - we chose Orange Oolong (no. 145) and Orange Cinnamon (no. 121). The tea is served in individual transparent pots, on top of individeal stands warmed by candle power. Cakes are bought in from local bakeries. This is a place to linger, so it's far from cheap: our teas were £6.60 each (enough for 3 cups) and one cup of ('Galapagos') coffee was £8

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Thank ChrisJS51
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Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across this little gem by accident. The unusual tea room sits incongrously on Brick Lane, at odds with the hustle and bustle of it's surroundings.

With mellow jazz piano playing, leather chairs....it's an inviting place helped by the warm and welcoming nature of the hosts.

Tea urns line the walls on wooden dressers. The staff bring tea urns to the table to enable one to savour the aroma before choosing which is then presented in a delicate glass teapot.

This is a no rush place, time to savour the mellow mood and watch the colourful world of brick lane pass by.

This is unique for it's location, and though more pricey than the average tea house, the care and attention to produce something different makes this worth a visit.

Serene in every sense of the word.

Thank Alan K
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Reviewed 17 May 2018 via mobile

Everything about this place is delightful!
The whole experience was brilliant from start to finish. Customer service was excellent. They asked questions to get an idea of what you would like then showed a few to choose from. I choose chocolate and coconut tea... it was delicious. It's a classy, unpretentious, romantic, alcohol free, calm environment!

Thank Gail F
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

I love Brick Lane and the markets but this is an unexpected oasis of calm and refinement amidst the hustle and bustle. 300+ teas, 50 coffees and they know them all well. You just describe what you like, they narrow it down for you to an ideal tea which is then served in a beautifully clear glass pot and cup. And you can buy the loose leaf to take away.

Thank zctlm35
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