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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Alishan Jin Xuan

A rich and luxurious tea made from the naturally milky Jin Xuan cultivar. Malted milkshake, high mountain grass, alpine rhododendrons and cream.

Jiao Gu Lan - Gynostemma pentaphyllum

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

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

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.

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

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.

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 Ye Kuding - Ilex kaushue

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

Da Wu Ye Dancong

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

Fengqing Shu Tuo 1998

Ripe PuErh aged since 1998 in Yunnan. Wet cave, new leather, medicinal bark and the slightest earthy apple sweetness. Excellent digestif.

Bulang Hong Cha

Tribal black tea from Banzhang village. Chocolate syrup, maraschino cherries and hay with burnt caramel and raisin sweetness.

Matricaria recutita

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

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.

Yun Wu - Cloud & Mist Green

Underrated Zhejiang Green with a balance of fresh, savoury and sweet flavours. Creamy courgettes, raw green pepper freshness and potato sweetness with a lime zest ending.

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.

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.

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.

Da Hong Pao Qi Dan (Big Red Robe)

Dark roasted Wuyi Yan Cha (rock oolong). Charcoal caramel leading to cranberry juice soaked wood. Vanilla whisky, fresh tobacco and ripe apricots.

Shu Pu Erh 2010

Ripe PuErh made from buds and baby leaves and aged since 2010. Wet caves, fresh paper, vanilla wood, whisky barrels and leather.

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.

Bai Guo

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

Jin Jun Mei

Highest grade Wuyi tea picked only a few days per year. Turkish delight notes of rose and cocoa, lychee fruitiness and roasted prune. Ultra soft and juicy.

Xiping Xiao Zheng Tie Guan Yin

A premium hand shaken Tie Guan Yin, processed to bring out a naturally yolky fragrance. Sweet custard, dessicated coconut and Gardenia flowers.

Suzhou Bi Luo Chun / Green Snail Spring

The highest grade of this much sought after Green tea from Jiangsu province. Super fine picking. Buttered spinach and scallops with a hint of elderflower.

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.

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.

Hojicha

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

Long Jing - Dragonwell

Pre Qing Ming harvest of one of China’s most famous teas. Lush and aromatic with satisfying vegetal notes of cut grass and asparagus with toasted hazelnuts.

Tie Luo Han - Iron Arhat

Burnt chocolate, brandy soaked cherries, slight menthol freshness and antique wood. Tingling minerality moving from dry to juicy sweet.

Anji Bai Cha

Top shelf grade. Pre Qing Ming picked Anji Green. Freshly mowed grass, asparagus umami, starfruit and green pumpkin seeds.

Kagoshima Sencha

Organic Sencha from the southern tip of Japan with a distinct sea air quality. Porridge oats, lemon balm, celery salt and avocado.

Yiwu 800 Year Old Gushu PuErh Raw 2005

PuErh does not come much more revered than this one. Over twelve year Kunming aged Gushu from the legendary Yiwu mountains. Thick, smooth and oily with prunes, shaoshing wine and sandalwood incense.

Aloysia citrodora

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

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.

Bei Dou Yi Hao - North Star

Cultivar developed from cuttings of the original Da Hong Pao mother plants. Medium roasted dark fudge aroma. Brandy, hazelnut, butterscotch and cooked apple.

Xiping Chuan Tong Tie Guan Yin

Unroasted traditional style Tie Guan Yin Oolong from the birthplace of this famous tea. Lily flowers, drying grass and vanilla yoghurt drink with orange boiled sweets.

2012 Bulang Gong Ting Shu PuErh

PuErh made from the choice pickings (Gong Ting grade) of 80 year old tea trees in Bulang. Malted vanilla cola ice cream floats with antique books and chestnut jam.

Nong Xiang Jin Xuan

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

Taiping Hou Kui - Monkey King

A special fully handmade batch of Taiping Hou Kui Green tea. Young coconut water, pumpkin seed milk and orchids.

Hou Kui - Monkey King

A delicate, large leaf variety Green tea. Orchid fragrance, aloe vera and zucchini bright notes and a nutmeg spiced soy milk creaminess.

Pasha 500 Year Old Gushu Raw 2016

Masterful Raw Gushu with a thick, syrupy texture. Sweet grapefruit zest, leather bound library books and brown butter. The tiniest hint of bitterness transforms to a lily flower sweetness.

Chun Mee

Yellow mountain Green with a warming, thick and brothy profile. Cooked artichoke, cucumber, wet grass and botanical bitters.

Kaihua Longding

Top drawer Green needle tea from Kaihua in Zhejiang. The epitome of spring with starfruit, fresh linen and green bamboo.

Urtica dioica

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

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.

Ceremonial grade organic matcha sourced from Shizuoka in Japan. Fresh spring fields and kombu umami leading to a brief bitter hit followed by vibrant, juicy sweetness.

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.

Lao Man E 500 Year Old Gushu Raw Spring 2017

Potent Gushu raw PuErh from Lao Man E village in Bulang. Exclusive batch, house roasted by Mei Leaf in London. Quince, blow torched rice and pears. Sweet Limoncello bitters.

Ye Sheng Zi Ya

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

Rubus Idaeus

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

Aspalathus linearis

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

Xiping Xiao Qing Tie Guan Yin

Hand shaken, top drawer Tie Guan Yin given an extra day before firing. Spring mountain air with fresh grass, Carnations and Jasmine. A touch of cream leading to some starfruit sourness.

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.

Xiping Huang Guan Yin

Refreshing and bright Tie Guan Yin made with a hybrid cultivar. Torn fresh green leaves, orchid, melon and lemon balm. Quenching dry with a sour candy puckering leading to soft, sweet juiciness.

Hu Xiao Qi Lan

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

Gan De Zheng Wei Tie Guan Yin

Superior grade Anxi oolong for the most discerning tea drinker. Honeysuckle, orchid and light banana cream with a gentle spinach and grass finish.

Qimen Hao Ya

Top shelf grade of a classic Anhui black. Black cherry, stewed prunes, hay and dark chocolate.

Hatsu Mukashi Uji Matcha

Ultra small batch Uji Matcha made by a revered family of Matcha makers. Creamed spinach, watercress, rich umami and a palma violet sweetness.

Verbena hastata

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

Fengqing Dian Hong

True Imperial grade Dian Hong. The finest Yunnan black tea that you can get. Sweet hay with hints of cocoa, baked apples, fudge and sultanas.

Bai Mu Dan

Fluffy blend of buds and leaves for a richer flavour. Gold, soft, thick and syrupy liquor. Green chestnuts, vanilla, honey and nut milk.

Zhengshan Xiaozhong - Lapsang Souchong

Lightly pine smoked Fujian black. Fresh reams of paper, chocolate, brazil nuts and a nearby campfire.

Early spring picked Japanese steamed tea. Bright lime liquor which is thick and brothy. Lemon, asparagus and green beans. Savoury to sweet interplay.

Xi Gui 400 Year Old Gushu Raw 2016

Raw Gushu from 400 year old tea trees. Asian pear refreshment, chalky light minerals and a salty butterscotch warmth with a jasmine sweet finish.

Bing Dao 600 Year Old Gushu Raw 2017

Bright and gentle PuErh made from ancient tree leaves picked and blended from the East and West sides of Bingdao. Green grapes and mangosteen with a herbaceous and minty cool sweetness.

Chen Hong Cha

Bright, brisk, black tea balanced by warming dry hay notes and a whisper of grape. Clean and dry with a refreshing acidity on the edges of the tongue.

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