Choosing the perfect gift can be a challenge, so we’ve put together a list of the ten best gifts for tea lovers that we think everyone will enjoy. To make it even easier, we’ve arranged them from the perfect small gesture to stunning showstoppers, so you can choose the right gift for the tea lover you have in mind.
10 Tea Gifts For Every Tea Lover
These floral showstoppers are a great small gift for any tea lover looking for a sweet, calming and fragrant tea that looks as good as it tastes. Simply place one bulb in a glass teapot, add hot water and watch the bulb slowly unfurl into an enchanting display. To make this tea, we reserve the best single origin, spring-picked green tea from Fujian Province in south east China, which is then hand-tied with beautiful natural flowers by skilled artisans. They come in glass tubes with a cork lid, available in 4 or 10 bulbs.
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This is the perfect gift and a must-read for any matcha, sencha or Japanese tea enthusiast looking to delve further into the rituals of this ancient tea culture. In this classic book from 1906, Okakura explores the importance of the Japanese tea ceremony known as the Chadō (the way of tea) – a centuries old ritual practised by Zen Buddhist monks. “Meanwhile, let us have a sip of tea. The afternoon glow is brightening the bamboos, the fountains are bubbling with delight, the soughing of the pines is heard in our kettle.”
Send a loved one on a journey to some of Asia’s most authentic tea origins with this explorer set containing 10 single serve sachets of some of our bestselling teas. We’ve measured out the perfect amount of tea for one cup in each sachet, so they’re great for someone who’s just getting into loose leaf and wanting to try out a new tea type. The packing is fully recyclable too.
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With the right teapot, making loose tea is just as easy as preparing and clearing up a tea bag. Our One Cup Tea-iere™ is the ultimate modern and fuss-free tea infuser. It’s similarly designed to a Cafetière or French press, but without the plunger to allow the tea leaves plenty of space to impart their unique flavours. It’s got a filter built into the lid so there's no need for any extra strainers, and they're dishwasher safe and easy to clean.
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Send your tea loving friends and family on an immersive journey into single garden tea with a Virtual Tea Flight. They’re 45-minute guided online tastings that bring to life three teas of unique character, origin and flavour. It’s an experience that will offer guests the chance to find teas they’ll love, while connecting with the people, places and stories behind some of our favourite teas. We’ll also share tips for using the Loose Leaf Starter Kit that comes with the tea flight package, so guests can continue to get the most out of their tea at home.
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We’ve partnered with Gail’s bakery to offer you a hamper with everything you need for the perfect afternoon tea. It includes all the classics, from fresh scones with clotted cream and jam, to delicious cakes and sandwiches, as well as our bestselling Assam Breakfast loose tea to complete the ultimate at-home afternoon tea experience. The perfect gift to brighten someone’s day – available for London delivery only.
Send flavourful and new adventures to someone’s door every month, including early access to new teas, exclusive small batches and our seasonal favourites. Every month the recipient will get two single garden teas and an invitation to join an online masterclass hosted by our tea gurus. We'll send you a gift card introducing your gift instantly too, so they’ll know it’s from you.
Ready-to-wear becomes ready-to-eat with this haute couture afternoon tea from The Berkeley hotel featuring JING tea. Vibrant, bold and joyful, the collection of intricate cakes, treats and tea is a tribute to the runway successes of the fashion world. Drawing on culinary traditions and catwalk collections from around the globe, each delicate creation is an expression of head pastry chef Mourad Khiat’s impeccable taste. Balancing beautiful flavours with intricate designs for the ultimate afternoon tea gift.
Designed with a precision gooseneck and special angle for the most accurate pour control, this temperature-controlled artisan kettle in matte white will add a touch of elegance to any tea fanatic’s ritual. It’s got a wood grain-style lid, base and handle and is really comfortable to hold when pouring. The gooseneck spout is perfect for accurate and precise pour control. With added features like a precise digital temperature selection, a built-in timer and a keep warm function, it’s a tea lover’s must-have kettle.is the most premium tea present out there.
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Discover the of tea made by true masters, who each year nurture the unforgettable taste of their place with unique flavours and methods of craft that have been protecting the prestigious reputation of these Chinese origins for the past thousand years. For us, these teas represent the culmination of almost 20 years of personal relationships with producers deep in the heart of China’s historic tea origins. The set contains three teas from Fujian province in the South East of China – a roasted oolong from the Wuyi mountain national park, a hand rolled Tie Guanyin from Anxi County and a very rare tea from Tong Mu village, the birthplace of black tea. Teas of this quality are not usually for sale, making this the most premium tea present out there.
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- Flowering TeaFlowering Jasmine & LilyFloral , Honeyed, EnticingFrom Fujian, ChinaOut of stock
- TeawareOne Cup Tea-iere™, 250ml£23.50