Private Gong Fu Tea Tasting Ceremony

BOOKING: The Tea Tasting Sessions will resume on May 25th 2024, after Juyan returns from her annual tea purchasing trip and leads the tea tour in China.

Please do contact us for booking a session after 25th May. The available slots will be Wednesday - Friday at 11am - 3pm & 3pm - 5pm or Saturday at 10am - 12pm

Please email us first to check the available dates and time slots. 

Our private and group tea tasting sessions have been expertly tailored so that tea appreciation and relaxation are its core features. The sessions are a great way for the novice or seasoned tea drinker, alike, who would like to take the next step in their appreciation of tea.

Drink a variety of specially selected, delicious and rare teas while learning about tea and tasting tips from Juyan, the owner of The Chinese Tea Company, who's passion and expert knowledge in tea will help you appreciate this beverage.

This casual and relaxing two hour tea tasting session takes place in our Portobello Green tea shop.  You will discover the best ways to get to know the different types of teas, how they made, how to brew, how to taste it, when to taste it and what to look out for. 

You will sample four teas and each tea comes from different category and region so you can explore the diversity of tastes from a single plant.  You will also discover how the nuances of flavour and texture influenced by the process, season and terroir.

    Tea menu example: Silver Needle White Tea, Tie Guan Yin Oolong Tea, Dian Hong Red Tea and Puer Tea. 

    Duration: 2 hours 

    Time: This is a private tasting session which means you can book your time slot to suit you.  Use the enquiry form to ask for available dates/times.

    Price: £50 for one person or  two people, Max 8 people for one group. 

    We can customise a tea tasting menu to suit your needs, there might be extra charge for expensive teas.