London Tea Suppliers
These London tea suppliers come recommended. There are suggestions for the tea connoisseur and those who would like a nice tin as a souvenir.
Tea drinking is such a large part of English culture and there are so many varieties that there's always a flavor to suit everyone.
Algerian Coffee Stores is on Old Compton Street in Soho, London. It was established in 1887 and sells an incredible amount of teas and coffees from around the world.
Ceylon1 Ltd supplies seasonally picked teas from an ethically run single estate using sustainable farming techniques, making Ceylon1 a leader in its field. Ceylon1 can be found at Borough Market, London.
Drury Tea and Coffee Company is a family-owned business that started in London in 1936. They slow roast their own coffee blends plus there are over 100 tea varieties available and they can be bought loose or in gift tea caddies.
East Teas in Borough Market want to get us to ditch the tea bags and get back to enjoying loose leaf tea. They are a London-based company who source directly from teamakers, growers and suppliers in the country of origin, and they encourage their suppliers to use traditional methods and processes.
Postcard Teas is owned by Timothy d'Offay who has dedicated himself to all things tea. He travels the world to bring back the best tea and accessories for this delightful tea shop close to Oxford Street.
Tea is a modern tea shop next to St. Paul's Cathedral, London.
The Tea House on Neal Street in Covent Garden is a well-known landmark in the area. It must sell 100 tea varieties from around the world as well as associated tea paraphernalia. The novelty teapots remain a popular buy and the shop always smells nice, although it can be a bit dusty.
Tea Palace is a modern tea emporium that offers the widest selection of the finest quality teas and infusions available in the UK. Tea Palace has a retail-only store in Covent Garden.
Teaspoon is a small and welcoming store selling an array of specialist teas and tea accessories.
Twinings have had a tea shop on The Strand in London since 1717.