No matter the season, tea is the perfect beverage for anyone because it is refreshing and has a lot of health benefits! Tea goes beyond just being a source of refreshment, it also improves your health and mood tremendously! Studies have shown teas can help protect your teeth and your heart, as well as possibly even helping to stave off cancer. A tea or two a day can benefit you in the long run! So let us introduce you to 8 Tea-rrific Places Where You Can Sip On Good Tea!
8 Tea-rrific Places Where You Can Sip On Good Tea
Who would’ve thought that this simple yet minimalistic cafe that is known to many as a popular Instagrammable spot would be in our list? Besides serving really good coffee, they do take pride in their tea too! Slow and proper preparation is practised to ensure the right temperature to bring out the true taste and aroma of the tea. Coming from an anonymous source that is reliable, do give their Lapsang Souchong Black Tea a try! The flavour of the tea is outstandingly unique, as the leaves impart a distinctive flavour of smoky pine. Sipping on a cup of tea in such a nice place is to-die-for!
📍 260c, Lebuh Carnarvon, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 10AM-12AM (Daily)
2. Jing Si Books & Cafe Penang
Nestled cosily among the most Insta-worthy street of Penang, you might miss this place if you don’t pay attention! Tucked humbly within one of the early historical buildings, if you’re looking for some spiritual calmness, this is the place where tranquillity is evidently present. Their Jing Si Tea is truly a gift from nature, grown under idyllic geographic conditions in Taiwan and processed organically by experts with four generations of experience. Drink it alone, letting the aroma and taste soothe and bring peace of mind, or share it with family and friends, drawing everyone closer together as you leave your worries behind!
📍 31, Beach St, Georgetown, 10300 George Town, Penang.
🕐 11AM-7PM (Mon-Sat), 8AM-6PM (Sun)
3. Suffolk House
If you delight in sipping on hot piping tea during the afternoon while enjoying some desserts with melodious tunes playing in the background, then you belong here! Let me tell you, there’s nowhere else you want to go for luxurious high tea other than Suffolk House! Their afternoon tea comes at only RM90 for two pax with freshly baked English scones, sandwiches and other pastries! Served with tea of your choice: Earl Grey, Fruity Chamomile and many more!
📍 250, Jalan Air Hitam, Georgetown, 10460 George Town, Penang.
🕐 10AM-11PM (Daily)
4. TWG Tea
I believe this place located in the grandiose Gurney Paragon needs no further introduction, TWG has long established a great reputation for itself internationally. The elegant and sophisticated English grandeur setting makes it a lovely spot to enjoy their myriad range of teas together with your loved ones. They prepare their teas with the greatest care to preserve their unique characteristics! It’d be sad to miss out on such greatness!
📍 Lot No. L1-10, Gurney Paragon, No. 163-D, Persiaran Gurney, 10250, George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 10AM-10PM (Daily)
5. Macallum Connoisseurs
Located at the heart of Georgetown City, Macallum Connoisseurs is placed at the Gat Lebuh Macallum, or famously known as the “Goh Tiao Loh” locally. Though it is known amongst many for their smooth yet aromatic coffee, they put a lot of effort into serving the best tea to you and your friends too! Drop by for a pot of their lovely tea over some scrumptious cakes they have!
📍 1, Gat Lebuh Macallum, George Town, 10300 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 9AM-12AM (Daily)
6. Winter Warmer
Winter Warmers adopted the closed concept that provides a peaceful and tranquil atmosphere for the customers to relax and enjoy the original English teas. You’ll feel like time instantly stopped when you sip on their refreshing tea, making your all your worries go away! Besides serving just tea alone, you get to enjoy them with freshly baked pastries and desserts that just scream plain perfection! Angle, flash, snap!
📍 Plaza Gurney, 170-g-38, Gurney Dr, 10250 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 9AM-10PM (Daily)
7. Komichi Tea House
A little different from the rest we’ve covered on this list is this small yet humbling cafe tucked in the busy streets of Beach Street, the cafe produces remarkable matcha-based desserts and drinks. One of the partners’ father owns a tea farm in Japan and needless to say, their Japanese green tea is directly imported from there. One thing you should definitely try while you’re there is their tea – ranging from green tea, gyokuro to a few more!
📍 20, Lorong Toh Aka, George Town, 10100 George Town, Pulau Pinang.
🕐 12PM-6PM (Closed on Tues & Wed)
8. Victorian Garden Tea Room & Café
The entire cafe feels cosy with a little hint of girlishness, perfectly aligned with a sense of English. This dainty yet warm cafe might become your favourite just after one visit! The high tea set that they offer made this place an ideal place to meet and chitchat with your girlfriends! It comes with pieces of cakes, fruit tarts and a pot of English tea that is refillable. Don’t know where to go during the noon? Come here, guaranteed good times!
📍 33, Jalan Irrawady, 10050 George Town, Penang.
🕐 12PM-9.30PM (Closed on Monday)
8 Tea-rrific Places Where You Can Sip On Good Tea
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