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MingCha Tea House

Closed Now: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Open today: 10:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
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Knowledgable and Wonderful!

We had a great experience with the tea tasting workshop! We have tried many of the teas before but... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Waterloo, Canada
Great intro to a variety of teas

On the weekend this warehouse building looked unpromising, but once we rounded a couple of corners... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Start a senses-opening tea journey at MingCha Tea House! A must-do in Hong Kong! MingCha, established in 1999 with the aim to create an environment for people to understand tea with different angles. Run by artist & designer-turned entrepreneur...more
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18 Cheung Lee Street, Chai Wan | Room 901-902, 9/F, Cheung Tat Centre, Hong Kong, China
Eastern District
+852 2520 2116
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We really enjoyed our tea tasting and learned so much about the different teas that grow in China and the regions they come from. MingCha has a great collection of high profile teas. It was a good opportunity to ask the things I've always wondered...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gillian E
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a great experience with the tea tasting workshop! We have tried many of the teas before but never realized the nuance and depth in them before. We especially enjoyed how knowledgeable Tomoko was. She was able to answer any question we had about...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On the weekend this warehouse building looked unpromising, but once we rounded a couple of corners we could see that we were indeed in the right place. The rooms are very pleasant once past the door you will forget that you are in a warehouse....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tea73tea
Reviewed November 20, 2018

The tea tasting at MingCha Tea House was one of the highlights of a week in Hong Kong. It was an honor to meet Vivian Mak, the founder of MingCha, and then to have a tea tasting experience facilitated by Tea Master Tomoko Ota. Tomoko...More

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank PearlHair
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Tomoko is full of passion, you can see a sparkle in her eyes when she talk about tea. You will try tea with all your senses. Tomoko explain a culture of tea in every aspect. That was my best highlight during my stay in Hongkong,...More

Date of experience: September 2018
2  Thank alankepski
Reviewed October 2, 2018

We stumbled upon the name of this tea house when looking for somewhere in Hong Kong to experience a tea ceremony. It is off the beaten track but well worth visiting. Easily accessible by train it is on the 9th floor of an office building-...More

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank Mooks01
Reviewed July 27, 2018

I wanted to buy some Chinese tea and expected to find a small shop in a mall, shopping center etc. What I got was so much more. Vanessa took me through different teas throughout my tasting. She asked what I liked and she tailored the...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank 301frederikg
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

Went with my girlfriend and our friend expecting to find a good tea shop. What we got was a great tea tasting, a wonderful chat with Vanessa and Vivian, great insight on different tea types and one of the best experiences of our trip. One...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Konsta S
Reviewed July 21, 2018

I first visited MingCha in 2013 when I was on a tea expedition in Hong Kong. I found MingCha on tripadvisor and paid a visit to its teahouse, not knowing what to expect. My first impression of Mingcha was that it was located in a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
5  Thank Tanxien
Reviewed July 19, 2018 via mobile

Me and my friend came with minimal knowledge about tea and pouring techniques. We asked so many questions which were always answered patiently. You could tell that tea was her passion. A very enjoyable experience...a bit on the pricy side but we found it to...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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September 2, 2017|
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Response from HoustonVetteGirl | Reviewed this property |
You can go to their website and the workshops are located under 'activities.'
December 9, 2016|
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Response from vivianmak | Property representative |
Hi Prashant, Most people book our tea tasting and pairing workshops using our online platform. However, you can also use this platform to book tea tasting (just specify tea tasting in the form) and our team will follow up... More