Tea

When our founder Walter Whittard first set up shop in 1886, he brought two things to the tea table: a nose for quality, and a knack for innovation. Over a century later, our diverse collection of different teas extends from the timeless and traditional to rare single origin tea and exclusive blends. From the foothills of the Himalayas to the mist-shrouded mountains of Japan, we’re constantly seeking out the world’s most extraordinary tea gardens, and we’re leading the way with our inventive fruit and herbal infusions. Several of our all-time favourites are featured in our elegant range of tea gifts and taster sets - have a browse while you’re waiting for the kettle to boil…

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  1. Milk Oolong Loose Tea

    £6.50

    September's Tea of the Month

    • Origin: Fujian Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Oolong
    • Taste: Creamy, with a buttery caramel sweetness
    • When to drink: Ideal for elevenses
  2. Pu-erh Loose Tea

    £7.00

    • Origin: Yunnan Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Pu-erh Tea
    • Taste: Slightly sweet and earthy
    • When to drink: Throughout the day
  3. Lapsang Souchong Loose Tea

    £6.50

    November's Tea of the Month

    • Origin: Fujian Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Black Tea
    • Taste: Smooth, with a distinctive smokiness
    • When to drink: Mid-Morning
  4. Tippy Golden Yunnan Loose Tea

    £9.00

    • Origin: Yunnan Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Black Tea
    • Taste: Rich and Malty
    • When to drink: On golden mornings
     
  5. Jasmine Dragon Pearls Loose Tea

    £13.00

    April's Tea of the Month

    • Origin: Fujian Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Green Tea infused with Jasmine Flowers
    • Taste: Sweet jasmine
    • When to drink: Any time of day
  6. Silver Needle Loose Tea

    £13.00

    March's Tea of the Month

    • Origin: Fujian Province, China
    • Leaf Type: White Tea
    • Taste: Sweet and mellow
    • When to drink: Throughout the day
  7. Green Jasmine Teabags

    £4.75

    50 Teabags

    • Origin: Fujian Province, China
    • Leaf Type: Green Tea infused with Jasmine Flowers
    • Taste: Sweet jasmine
    • When to drink: Throughout the day
  8. Green Sencha Teabags

    £4.25

    50 Teabags

    • Origin: China
    • Leaf Type: Sweet and slightly smoky
    • Taste: Verdant and Herblike
    • When to drink: Afternoon
  9. Gunpowder Loose Tea Pouch

    £6.00

    • Origin: China
    • Leaf Type: Sweet and slightly smoky
    • Taste: Zesty with Exotic Aromas
    • When to drink: Afternoon