Pure

There is nothing more incredible to us than the diversity of aroma and flavour which comes from the pure leaf which is why pure tea dominates our offerings. Dive in and discover how one plant can express itself in so many ways!

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Hou Kui - Monkey King

Handmade Taiping Hou Kui with deep Hou Yun sweetness. Steamed sponge cake, pine resin, soy milk and guava.

Bai Mu Dan

Authentically sun-dried Fuding Mu Dan from 50 year old bushes. Lilac, green apple skin, warm honey and almond milk.

Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin

A pinnacle Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin overflowing with green apples, lily flowers, sponge pudding and coconut milk.

Tuo Suan Tie Guan Yin

Unique style Tie Guan Yin. The leaves are held for over a day to bring out sour aromatics. Yoghurt, green mango, watermelon rind and young coconut ice cream.

Yun Wu - Cloud & Mist Green

Underrated Zhejiang Green with a balance of fresh, savoury and sweet flavours. Fine picking, early spring Yun Wu Green. Sugared adzuki beans, honeydew melon, lemon oil and a touch of saffron.

Lu An Gua Pian

Unique Anhui Green flash roasted from larger pickings of old tea bushes. Chard, baked potato moving to vanilla cheesecake, blanched almonds and lemon oil.

Huang Dan Tie Guan Yin

Early Spring Anxi Tie Guan Yin made from the Huang Dan cultivar. Magnolia, strawberry candy and sour cream.

Huangshan Maofeng

Top grade Maofeng Green from Anhui's Yellow mountains. Dewy summer morning air, creamy taro and Williams pears and icing sugar.

Li Da Gushu Sheng 2022

Ancient tree PuErh from 300 year old trees growing around Li Da village. Toffee, banana pudding, starfruit, pine nuts and saffron custard.

Organic Oolong processed in low oxygen to increase GABA to 200mg per 100g. Summer rain, apricot jam, wet wood and chestnut honey.

Long Jing - Dragonwell

Pre-qing-ming Long Jing picked on 22nd March 2022 from old bushes of the small leaf variety. Sweet buns filled with adzuki beans, snow, aloe and almond milk.

2006 Menghai Shu PuErh

A 16 year aged ripe PuErh made from up to 150-year-old trees. Salted peanut butter on hotcakes with brown sugar and antique woods.

Da Shu Bulang PuErh Spring 2021

Old tree Bulang PuErh. Palm sugar, blackcurrant jam, sherbet and sweet minerals. Specially designed 'journal' wrappers.

Anji Bai Cha

Top shelf grade Pre Qing Ming Anji Green from 26 year old bushes. Nashi pear, slate, starfruit and pumpkin seeds.

Toyo Mukashi Uji Matcha

Ultra-small batch Uji Matcha made by a revered family of Matcha makers. White chocolate, hazelnuts and silken tofu.

Bulang Lao Cha Tou

Creamy and fruit laden Lao Cha Tou PuErh made 150-200 year old tea trees. Semolina pudding with cherry jam and creme caramel.

Unique Matcha blending Uji Hikari with Ten Miyou. Creamy avocado, whole walnuts, torn basil and salted yolks.

Bai Mu Dan Wang

Early flush Bai Mu Dan, picked with a fine yet balanced plucking. Vanilla custard, icing sugar, talcum powder, green acorns, and carnations.

Fengqing Shu Tuo 1996

Ripe PuErh aged since 1996 in Yunnan. Wet cave, new leather, medicinal bark and the slightest earthy apple sweetness. Excellent digestif.

Tong Mu Zhengshan Xiaozhong

An unsmoked Lapsang that shows the true depth of flavour of this famous tea. Dark cocoa, charred bourbon casks and rambutan.

Yiwu 2021 Gushu Huangpian PuErh

Huangpian Raw Gushu PuErh made from 200+ year old tea trees growing in the forests of Gao Shan village in Yiwu.

Gui Fei Oolong

Bug-bitten Taiwanese Oolong with knockout aromatics. Muscatel, cedar, orchid and honeyed apricots.

Da Hong Pao Qi Dan (Big Red Robe)

Medium roasted Wuyi Yan Cha made from Qi Dan cultivar. Pannacotta, cooked peaches, fudge and cherry cough sweets.

Ba Da Gushu Raw PuErh Spring 2021

Rich yet delicate Raw PuErh. Peanut soup and chestnut cream moving to kiwi, orchid and lemon thyme.

Kombucha Fermented 2019 Bulang Gushu Shu PuErh

Kombucha fermented Gushu PuErh made in bamboo barrels. Intense, sweet, herbal liqueur, custard and preserved plums.

Jin Jun Mei

Straight bud Jin Jun Mei from Tong Mu village. Cinnamon, pear candy, maple syrup milk, malted biscuits and violets.

2018 Mengku Shu & 2014 Xinhui Chen Pi

Mengku old tree ripe PuErh blended with aged mandarin peel. White chocolate, apple cellars, chamomile flowers, mandarin and cocoa.

Gao Shan Yiwu Gushu Sheng Spring 2021

Ancient tree Yiwu Gushu Puerh from Gao Shan village. Grape clafoutis, butter toffee, lotus flower and wet rocks.

Alishan Jin Xuan

A rich and luxurious tea made from the naturally milky Jin Xuan cultivar. Tinned peaches and cream with toasted pound cake.

Mi Lan Xiang Dan Cong - Honey Orchid Oolong

Known as a doppelganger tea for its ability to imitate surrounding plants. Forest honey, sweet potato and orchid. Ripe pear with a rocky mineral finish and teasing acidity.

Mang Fei Gushu Raw PuErh Spring 2021

Ancient tree PuErh from Mang Fei near the Myanmar border. London Gin, strawberry sherbet, lily flower, sponge pudding and glutinous rice.

Ya Shi Dan Cong

Masterful Dan Cong Oolong made from the Ya Shi Cultivar. Buttery on the nose with baked almonds accented with a sour cherry fruitiness.

Tong Mu Zhengshan Xiaozhong

Unsmoked Lapsang from the famed Tong Mu village. Floral and fruity with muscatel grapes, lychees, rose, lilac and fresh cut wet oak.

Yan Zi Ke Rou Gui

Rich and bold Rou Gui from Swallows Nest in Wuyi. Whisky, burnt sugar, red dates, lotus seeds, thyme and cinnamon.

Royal PuErh 2013

A lighter ferment Ripe PuEhr to maintain more of the natural liveliness of the raw tea. Brazil nuts, red bean paste and sweet orange peel.

Chuan Tong Tie Guan Yin

Traditional, heirloom Red Heart Tie Guan Yin. Green jelly babies, coconut, creme fraiche and mangosteen moving to apricot jam.

Specially processed Oolong for high Gaba (over 250mg per 100g). Roasted coconut and burnt pine depth with a rosehip acidity and lingering eucalyptus sweetness.

Yue Guang Bai

Enigmatic White tea made from old Camellia Taliensis trees in Yunnan. Syrupy with sweet cantaloupe melon, dried spices and a minty coolness.

Nong Xiang Xiping Huang Dan

Tie Guan Yin style Oolong made from the Huang Dan cultivar and roasted for 9 hours over Longan wood charcoal. Vanilla fudge, baked panna cotta and oxidised pear.

Gui Fu Lan Ruan Zhi

High altitude Yunnan Black made from a Taiwanese Oolong variety. Saffron, cedar, muscat grapes, eucalyptus, wintergreen and roasted peaches.

Bai Hao Yin Zhen

Very early spring picked silver beige buds producing a luscious, thick and soft liquor. Summer meadow flowers and dry grass with sweet, ripe cantaloupe.

Jade Dew

Top shelf Gyokuro. Green marrow, buttered sweetcorn, pink roses, papaya, and sweet porridge.

Suzhou Bi Luo Chun / Green Snail Spring

The highest grade of this much sought after Green tea from Jiangsu province. Super fine picking. Nashi pears, sticky rice and elderflower.

Sun Moon Lake Black Tea - Ruby 18

Captivating Black tea unlike any other tea available. Camphor, lilacs and menthol with cinnamon sweetness leading to a quenching minerality.

Spring 2021 Nan Nuo and He Kai Gushu Sheng

Gushu blend of two famous, West Banna Mountains. Brown bread and caramelised pears moving to custard apples and juniper berry.

Gong Ting Zi Juan Ripe PuErh 2014

Uniquely fruity and refreshing ripe PuErh made with the purple Zi Juan variety. Grenadine, blackcurrant taffy, amber, marzipan thyme and blood orange.

Alishan Jin Xuan

An ultra-deluxe Jin Xuan with extra creamy confection. Malted milk, creamed spinach, marshmallow and parma violets.

Huo Shan Huang Ya

Smooth and elegant tea made in small batches. Morning dew, fresh cut grass, green beans with a light and warming pear sweetness.

Asamushi (light steamed) sencha from the slopes of Ashikubo. Porridge, strawberry shortbread, cooked cucumber and a bright lemon verbena finish.

Dark and smooth GABA tea. Deep roasted nuts, tarmac and coffee. Fleeting spices like black cardamom, antique wood and black liquorice.

Yongxi Huo Qing

Ming Dynasty, hand processed rolled Green from 70 year old tea trees in Anhui. Pomelo, winter melon, frangipane and sweet biscuits.

Chuan Tong Zhengshan Xiaozhong

A blending set of two Lapsang Souchong teas produced from 70-year-old bushes growing in Tong Mu. One is expertly smoked over resinous pinewood, the other is unsmoked to maintain a natural taste. We encourage you to blend to find your perfect mix. Pomegranate, lychee, dark chocolate, cinnamon, clove and sweet smoke.

Junshan Yinzhen

Fragrant Yellow tea which is highly prized in China. Mountain snow, guava, starfruits and sweetcorn.

Jiao Gu Lan - Gynostemma pentaphyllum

A powerful immune boosting adaptogenic herb with a vast variety of reported health benefits. Licorice sweet and grassy.

Yunnan Dianhong

Fengqing Black tea made with a predominance of buds for a lighter tea. Dark toffee, black pepper and blackcurrants with a malty and minty fresh finish

Yin Xing Ye

Renowned Chinese herb for improved circulation, memory and cognitive protection. Hints of marine water with medicinal herbs and a lingering sweetness.

Huang Ju Hua - Chrysanthemum morifolium

Cooling and calming tisane to drink by itself or blend with dark teas like PuErh. Sherbet sweets and floral meadow air.

Jin Yin Hua - Lonicera japonica

A very popular flower used in Chinese Medicine for its anti-bacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. Taste of custard powder, buttercups and fresh reams of paper.

Mentha Peperita

Sweet and cooling with a slight toffee warmth. An uplifting tisane by itself or to add a little brightness to any other brew.

Pu Gong Ying - Taraxacum officinale

Known to increase the elimination of toxins through the liver and kidneys. Liquorice, mint and drying hay with a gentle herbal bitters.

Mei Gui Hua - Rosa chinensis

Delicate, light and zesty floral tisane to drink by itself or blend with tea. Sweet rose and grapefruits with a soft and clean finish.

Yesheng Kuding - Ligustrum robustum

A light and dancing flavour from fresh to slightly bitter then moving to floral sweetness. Traditionally used to calm, cool and relax.

Aloysia citrodora

Cleansing, uplifting and calming tisane. Sweet lemons, thyme and fresh grass.

Qimen Hao Ya

Exemplary batch of Keemun, handmade from 60-year-old tea trees. Wintergreen, menthol, cardamom, sweet milk, dried mango, cocoa and wisteria.

Matricaria recutita

Warming and soothing tisane with a gentle floral sweetness with a slight fenugreek spice.

Rubus Idaeus

Bright and refreshing tisane traditionally used by women after 32 weeks of pregnancy to strengthen uterine muscles for an easier birth.

Hibiscus rosa-sinensis

Dark sangria red flowers rich in anthocyanins for a healthy cardiovascular system. Sour berries and a fresh earthy foundation. Sweeten to taste.

Ye Sheng Zi Ya

Made from buds of the Purple trees in Yunnan. Peach, elderflower and balsa wood with a vanilla sweetness.

Urtica dioica

Sweet and herbaceous tisane with a multitude of benefits. Especially, shown to be effective at reducing rheumatic and arthritis pain.

Aspalathus linearis

Soft, rich and warming with much of the satisfaction of black tea. Cherry, vanilla and honey with eucalyptus freshness.

Dong Ding Wulong

Special grade heavily roasted Dong Ding with a long finish. Flavours shift on the tongue from buttery, dark baked biscuits to spiced poached pears.

Nong Xiang Jin Xuan

Naturally creamy Jin Xuan cultivar dark roasted over charcoal. Crème brulee and pandan leaves. Malt milkshake, pecans and dried mulberries.

Bei Dou Yi Hao - North Star

Cultivar developed from cuttings of the original Da Hong Pao mother plants. Asian pear, dark fudge, slate, white flowers and a touch of cough syrup.

Hojicha

A roasted blend of three pickings of Bancha Green tea. Caramel soya sauce, hay and poached pears.

Xiao Qing Tie Guan Yin

Ephemeral and bright Xiao Qing Tie Guan Yin. Honeysuckle, nougat and lemon oil.

Hu Xiao Qi Lan

Uniquely light Wuyi Oolong cultivar. Summery mix of hay, asian pear, mangosteen and meadow flowers with a charcoal warmth.

Da Wu Ye Dancong

Tropical, juicy fruit laden Oolong with a quenching dry finish. Boiled cherry sweets, yellow roses, banana, mangosteen and wood resins.

Ye Sheng Ya Bao

The precious lateral buds of wild PuErh trees picked in late winter. Fresh cut wood, dried apricots and marzipan with a ginger spiciness.

Shui Jin Gui

Highly sought after Rock Oolong cultivar from the protected area of Wuyi mountains with potent Yan Yun (rock rhyme). Orange candy, leather, cherrywood and vanilla fudge.

Anji Bai Cha

Pinnacle grade Anji Bai Cha made with a unique cultivar. Sweet adzuki, warm milk, orchids, gooseberries and wild strawberries.

Ba Xian Dan Cong

Famed but lesser produced cultivar of Dancong Oolong. Medium roasted over charcoal. Magnolia, fresh apricots and almond milk.

Three of our signature Chinese Oolongs to taste the variety in this type of tea. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Three of our most loved White teas to taste the wonder of Whites. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Three of our signature Black teas to taste the boldness of Blacks. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Three of our favourite PuErhs to experience the unbridled taste and potency of PuErh. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Three of our signature Taiwanese Oolongs to sample some of our favourite Formosas. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Asamiya Wakoucha

Bright, bold and sweet Wakoucha. Blackcurrant, lemon tart, sugar syrup, poppy seeds and root beer.

Xing Ren Dan Cong

Warm yet bright Oolong made from the Xing Ren variety. Strawberry milk, cooked apples and vanilla biscuits.

Very first pluck, shade-grown Sencha from the historic Yame. Rich daikon broth with sweetcorn, wild strawberry sweetness and cannabis spice.

Basket aged, small batch Liu Bao from 1988. Hazelnut syrup, lillies and raisin malt loaf.

Tiny batch of ultra-rare 1970's Liu Bao. Dark coconut caramel, betel nut, cinnamon and carob.

Ye Sheng Hong

Made from an ancient variety of the tea tree and picked from trees over 100 years old. Zesty grapefruit and hoppy IPA, barrel-aged rum, malt and muscatel.

Mengding Gan Lu

Historic Green tea produced for 2000 years. First pluck of the year from 55 year old tea trees. Orchid, orange blossom and edamame with a sweet finish

Zhu Ye Qing - Bamboo Leaf Green

Early pluck of the year from heirloom cultivars. Green apple, sweetened soy milk, sugar snap peas and green bamboo.

Deeper and fruitier purple rose. Apple cider, cherry sweets and honey.

Ephemeral Green made in the colder climate of Laoshan - the cradle of Taoism in China. Toasted rice, malted milk, steamed Jerusalem artichokes and persimmon.

Huang Jin Bai Lu

Elite and micro-bach Black made from semi-wild, old tree, ultra-fine buds from Sichuan. Malted chocolate, salted caramel pecans, raisins, rose and lychee.

Bing Dao Sheng Dashu 2013

Spectacular old tree 2013 Raw PuErh from the most prized PuErh region of Bing Dao. Vanilla poached apples, magnolia, antique library, baked oranges and caramel.

Luxury Matcha set in a cushioned, custom swaddle bag. Everything that you need to make pinnacle Matcha.

Tao Ren Rou Gui

Special grade Rou Gui with a uniquely bright and fruity character. Peach sherbet, mangosteen, mastic, oregano and cedar.

Mulberry 'Matcha' from Japan, rich in potent phytonutrients for good health. Rich milk pudding and creamed avocado.

Mei Jia Wu Long Jing

Pre-Qing Ming, authentic Xihu Long Jing from the revered Mei Jia Wu village. Malted barley, borlotti beans, cooked chestnuts, umami broth, cantaloupe, lemon drops and rice pudding.

Buyi Maofeng

Tribal Green from Guizhou with buzzing and chewy mouthfeel. Sweet mango, saffron, caraway and fresh turmeric spice with fresh cucumber and melon.

Remarkably fruity and sweet Black from the Wuyi mountains. Peach candy, palmier, guava jam, and wood lacquer.

2021 Nan Nuo White

Old tree White made from the famous Nan Nuo forests. Rhubarb crumble, milk tea and raspberries.

Bai Hao Wulong - Dongfang Meiren

Terpene rich leafhopper bitten Oolong. Bright notes of elderflower, geranium and lychee and warmer notes of honey, rose and fermented overripe muscat grapes.

Snowflake - Xue Pian Ya Shi

Ultra-fragrant Winter Dancong Oolong made from the final pickings of the Duck Sh*t cultivar. Papaya milk, snow, cake frosting and frangipani flowers.

Da Ye Kuding - Ilex kaushue

Very strong calming herb with a smoky aroma and powerful medicinal bitterness moving to sweetness.

Heritage cultivar Green tea from the high elevations of Zhejiang. Roasted sweetcorn and galia melons.

Dian Hong

Rich Black tea made from the Yunnan Da Ye Zhong cultivar. Maple syrup, carob and barley malt with violet flowers and fig.

Verbena hastata

Relaxing tonic good for calming nerves and stimulating liver function. Herbal bitters like tonic water and genepi.

Jin Jun Mei

Ultra luxurious Chinese Black Tea from Tong Mu. Over 13,000 hand picked buds per 100g. Turkish delight, dark chocolate, sandalwood, lychee and rosehip.

Tie Luo Han - Iron Arhat

One of the most sought after Rock Oolongs made from Tie Luo Han. Milk coffee, vanilla toffee, slate and sour cherries.

Jade Dew

Top shelf, hand picked Gyokuro. Shade grown for over three weeks. Sweet taro, parsley stalks, peppery nettles and a rich creamy umami broth.

Organic, high mountain tisane with cleansing, digestif qualities. The flavours of Mediterranean mountains. Oregano, thyme, orange zest and frankincense.

Deep steamed sencha for a smoother and richer flavour. Artichokes, cherry shortbread, oat porridge and yuzu.

200-300 Year Old Gushu Raw PuErh He Beng & Guo Gan Spring 2019

A blend of Raw Gushu PuErh from China and Myanmar to make a uniquely soft and luxurious tea. Alpine flowers, light chocolate milk, wet mountain rocks, apple and black pepper.

Chuan Tong Bai Hao Yin Zhen

Immaculate Yin Zhen crafted with strict traditional methods. Sun withered and charcoal baked in tiny batches. Soft and sticky with cooked soya milk, nougat, and digestive biscuits.

Yiwu Gushu Raw PuErh Spring 2019

Yiwu Gushu Raw PuErh made from 200-300 year old tea trees in 2019. Hot rocks, fresh apricots and heather honey with a blood orange finish.

Fu Shou Lishan Qing Xin

The paragon of high mountain Oolong from Fu Shou farms over 2400m up in Lishan. Sugarcane, buttermilk, magnolia and sweet pineapple.

Give the Gift of Greens with this selection of three signature Green teas. Contains enough tea for at least 9 Gong Fu Sessions.

Gushu Dianhong

Potent black made from old tea trees with a PuErh character. Black cherry, molasses, orange zest and camphor.

Jun Xiang Liu Bao

Young yet vibrant and rich Liu Bao. Tangerine, rosehip, brazil nuts and rye.

A spectacular tea gift for yourself or to introduce another to the delights of Mei Leaf Tea. A total of eleven headliner teas covering most tea types.

Bizarrely Aged Dianhong

Bizarrely aged ancient tree Dianhong with incredible results. Aged tangerine zest, antique wood and brandy soaked Christmas pudding.

2015 Bai Mu Dan

Mid-aged Fuding White Peony to drink now or continue to age. Marzipan, melon candy, icing sugar, cement and winter air.

Tong Mu Zhengshan Xiao Zhong

Bright, sweet Black from the legendary Tong Mu village. Perfect for pairing with desserts. Flapjacks, lilacs, walnut skins and icing sugar sweetness.

Na Han & Mang Fei Gushu Sheng Autumn 2020

Transformative Autumn Sheng PuErh blend of Na Han and Mang Fei Gushu. Condensed milk snow cone, frangipane, persimmon and strawberries with loquat syrup.

2010 & 2012 Bai Mu Dan & Shou Mei

Blend of aged Fuding White teas with a deep body sensation. Amaretti biscuits, cherry frangipane tart and pine resin.

2011 Hua Zhu Liang Zi Gushu Sheng PuErh

Aged Gushu PuErh picked from the highest elevation forests of Xishuangbanna. Persimmon, caramelised apples, cinnamon, blood orange, mead, mint and wet rocks.

Meng Song Spring 2021 Gushu Sheng PuErh

Powerful Aini tribal Gushu PuErh from Meng Song. Fresh apricots, honeycomb, pancake, jasmine and gentian bitters.

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The perfect way to store your tea. Stackable tins which have been designed to keep your tea organised easily.

A classic cup traditionally for Chaozhou style brewing but suits any tasting session.

Present your tea with style and function with a curved porcelain scoop.

Natural Bamboo charcoal made from five-year-old, high mountain bamboo which has been roasted at high temperature. Excellent for purifying and softening water or removing odours during tea storage.

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