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The Tea House

Open Now: 10:00 - 19:00
Open today: 10:00 - 19:00
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Great tea shop

Great selection of natural teas! As Im writing this review Im drinking a camomile tea which I... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
Evicka A

The best tea shop in London! A wide variety of teas, all made using natural ingredients (and... read more

Reviewed 23 February 2018
Lena M
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13 May 2018
“Great tea shop”
23 Feb 2018
Our family run business has been shining the light on the amazing diversity of tea since 1982 when we opened our iconic flagship store in Covent Garden. Started by original Covent Garden pioneer Christina Smith, the business has been handed down to...more
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15 Neal Street | Covent Garden, London WC2H 9PU, England
Covent Garden
+44 20 7240 7539
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Reviewed 18 November 2003

When in London we always stock up on teas at The Tea House in Covent Garden. They offer a wide range of loose leaf and bagged teas in all flavors, plus they have all sorts of tea paraphernalia. It's a small shop with fresh packaged...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looking forward to seeing this shop; however, 15 minutes after the advertised opening time, it was still closed. Disappointing.

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Reviewed 13 May 2018

Great selection of natural teas! As Im writing this review Im drinking a camomile tea which I bought from this shop :) I also got a rose bud tea, which is now my favourite tea... so tasty and calming with a very luxurious and sensual...More

1  Thank Evicka A
Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

The best tea shop in London! A wide variety of teas, all made using natural ingredients (and clearly listed on each package). Lovely team, happy to advise and answer any question. A true little gem on the map of London! I popped in for the...More

1  Thank Lena M
TheTeaHouse, Public Relations Manager at The Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2018

Thanks for your kind review Lena!

Reviewed 7 January 2018

The Tea house at Covent garden takes pride in their work. Friendly staff who were willing to go the extra mile to help with tea selection and excellent selection of loose leaf tea and tea bags.

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Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

Great tea shop that sells anything to do with tea, bit obvious I know. Some excellent teas on offer and very good quality and also variety. Located in Covent Gardens and station is 1 minute away.

Thank rayrest
Reviewed 21 June 2017

If you ever have a chance I strongly recommend you to visit this place. Must have to be on your to-do list. Best tea in town. Always when I'm in London I visit this place to buy this wonderful tea.

Thank Mārtiņš D
Reviewed 14 March 2017 via mobile

Interesting shop that has an extensive range of tea and tea paraphernalia and staff that are extremely helpful but slow as they look after one person at a time which is rare nowadays as most places do not have such good customer service

Thank streakey
Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

This is an interesting shop that is bigger than it looks on the outside as well as having everything that you could expect to find that relates to tea or what tea can be drunk from or prepared in Do go and have a look...More

Thank badmintontim
Reviewed 21 February 2017

The staff are knowledgeable, helpful and approachable. As well as a wide range of tea they have information and tea making equipment. Very professional and they clearly care about their products and service.

Thank DougHolton
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Delightful little shop with so much choice and the chance to smell all the teas ( for me this is a must before buying teas ). The tea is such a goon price, such a shame the pretty cups and tea pots where a bit...More

Thank BethanBannister
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