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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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Bai Hao Wulong - Dongfang Meiren

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

2010 Bing Dao Gushu Ripe PuErh

Spectacular 2010 Bing Dao Ripe from ancient trees. Bourbon caramel, chocolate covered prunes, fennel seeds, suede and chocolate milk.

Tiger Huang Zhi Xiang Dan Cong

Exceptional Dan Cong picked in late winter from 120-150 year old trees. Peach melba, pineapple cakes, gardenia, plums and mango with a wood resin and cannabis twang.

2016 Fuding Bai Mu Dan & Shou Mei

It's here! The latest in our legendary aged White series. Special blend of 2016 Fuding Mu Dan and Shou Mei. Strawberry, leather, cherry sweets, overipe-banana, lotus and Pear brandy.

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

2018 Fuding Shou Mei

Semi-aged Fuding White from 50 year-old tea bushes picked in 2018. Cherry jam, marzipan, butter biscuits and sweet tarragon.

Jin Jun Mei

Luxury, fine picked and hand rolled Tong Mu Black Jin Jun Mei. Cocoa cookies, rose, cherries and warm malted milk.

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.

Bulang Gong Ting & Grade 1 Shu PuErh Spring 2015

A blend of two Spring 2015 Bulang PuErh Teas. One creamy and one mineral. Vanilla custard, cherry cola, wet pavements and fluffy white bread.

Unique Matcha blending Uji Hikari with Ten Miyou. Oat milk, hazelnuts, edamame and white chocolate.

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.

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.

Gui Fei Oolong

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

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.

Nan Nuo Spring 2022 White

Old tree assamica White tea from Nan Nuo in Yunnan. Frangipane, cherry liqueur, vanilla ice cream, bay leaves and cooked watermelon.

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.

Huang Dan Tie Guan Yin

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

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.

Anji Bai Cha

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

Jin Mu Dan - Golden Peony

Wuyi mountain Black tea made from the Jin Mu Dan cultivar mostly used for Oolongs. Fresh figs, brown butter, gardenia, violets and lilac.

Huangshan Maofeng

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

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

Shi Ru

Ancient heirloom cultivar Yan Cha Oolong famous in the Song Dynasty. Magnolia, buttercream icing, frankincense, guava and peach taffy.

Toyo Mukashi Uji Matcha

Ultra small batch Uji Matcha made by a revered family of Matcha makers. Peanut butter, whipped cream, granola and lemon balm.

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.

Castleton Muscatel Darjeeling

Exemplary batch of Castleton Muscatel Darjeeling - the original Muscatel tea. Made from old, seeded Chinese bushes. Mangosteen, muscatel, saffron, mango, fresh turmeric, kumquat and green peppercorns.

Buyi Maofeng

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

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.

Gui Fu Lan Ruan Zhi

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

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

Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin

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

Kombucha Fermented 2019 Bulang Gushu Shu PuErh

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

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.

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.

Man Song Sheng Dashu Spring 2021

Prized old tree tea from the Qing Dynasty Tribute forests of Man Song. Apricots, tonic water, sherbet, persimmon and gardenia. A rising and mind-focusing energy.

Da Shu Bulang PuErh Spring 2021

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Dashu Dianhong

Deep and rich Yunnan Dianhong made from more than 100 year old trees. Dark chocolate, honeycomb, oat biscuits, apple skin and lime flower.

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.

Asamiya Wakoucha

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

Alishan Jin Xuan

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

Yongxi Huo Qing

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

Jin Jun Mei

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

Hojicha

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

Jiao Gu Lan - Gynostemma pentaphyllum

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

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.

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.

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.

Bai Mu Dan

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.

Hu Xiao Qi Lan

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

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.

Da Wu Ye Dancong

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

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.

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.

Junshan Yinzhen

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

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.

Chuan Tong Tie Guan Yin

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

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.

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.

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

Alishan Jin Xuan

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

Xing Ren Dan Cong

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

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

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.

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.

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.

Huang Jin Bai Lu

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mulberry 'Matcha' from Japan is 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.

Deep steamed and lightly toasted sencha. Borlotti beans, buttered buckwheat bread with syrup, yuzu and toasted nori with a mandarin finish.

Shiga Kabusecha, which has been covered for 10 days before picking. Melon milk, buttered daikon, river pebbles, steamed rice and lotus leaves.

Okumidori Matcha

Masterful Matcha from fields overlooking Tenryu river. Shaded for nearly four weeks. Hazelnut syrup, milky coffee, puffed rice treats and sweet basil.

Spring 2022 Bang Dong Gushu Sheng

Mengku ancient tree PuErh with a powerful body buzz. Steamed lotus seed dumplings in bamboo baskets, oat cookies, persimmon and young coconut flesh.

Lancang Gushu Sheng PuErh Spring 2022

Ultra-fruity and fragrant PuErh made from ancient trees growing in Lancang. Toffee apples, pear compote, cardamom buns, canned pineapple and banana.

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.

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

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

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.

Da Ye Kuding - Ilex kaushue

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

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.

Matricaria recutita

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

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.

Xiao Qing Tie Guan Yin

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

Jade Dew

Top shelf, hand picked Gyokuro. Shade grown for over three weeks. Mashed taro with cream, white chocolate, pine nuts and perilla leaf.

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

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

Ba Da Gushu Raw PuErh Spring 2021

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

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.

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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.

The essential fine mesh stainless steel filter for all Gong Fu brewing.

Beautiful double walled small glass cup for showing off your tea.

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