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MingCha Tea House

8 Shipyard Lane, Taikoo | 12/F Wah Ha Factory Building, Hong Kong, China
+852 2520 2116
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I could give it 10 stars, I would:)

I was in Hong Kong for a conference in mid-June, and since I am a tea enthusiast, I did my internet... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
happyness2017
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Family with 3 kids

We went to MingCha today. Although we walked in without booking an appointment, the staff were so... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
h_abdulkarim
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Nottingham
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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 Vivian Mak, MingCha has recognised as one of the ‘The World’s Best Tea Shops’ by FOOD & WINE Magazine and a Quality Tourism Services-accredited shop by Hong Kong Tourism Board. MingCha Tea Tasting Workshop MingCha Tea Masters will share the stories and origins of teas and guide you to explore teas with your senses. You can capture all the wonderful moments of sniffing and slurping teas with friends around the world! Moreover, you will master the skills to brew tea like a pro. With much fun and interaction, you will never see tea the same way as before! Handcrafted tea is not just a cup of tea MingCha teas stand out from the crowd to win reputation and the loyalty of people around the globe. MingCha won numerous awards including Most Outstanding Tea Branding Award and the Champion Awards in the Oolong category in Hong Kong International Tea Fair Tea Competition 2012. MingCha teas were also included in the Academy Awards' (The Oscars) official gift basket in 2002.
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“chinese tea” (30 reviews)
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8 Shipyard Lane, Taikoo | 12/F Wah Ha Factory Building, Hong Kong, China
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+852 2520 2116
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I was in Hong Kong for a conference in mid-June, and since I am a tea enthusiast, I did my internet search, and randomly picked Ming Cha Tea House to get a feel for the tea culture in HK. This place welcomes you with open...More

2  Thank happyness2017
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to MingCha today. Although we walked in without booking an appointment, the staff were so welcoming and allowed us to join the workshop. My kids 9, 5, and 2 love tea and enjoyed the workshop sooo much. Today they appreciate tea more .....More

1  Thank h_abdulkarim
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely experience for the whole family, tea tasting and knowing exactly where the different types of tea come from. It will cost you 350 Hong Kong dollars per adult .

Thank Arif A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ming Cha is not a commercial but a real cultural place for people to know about tea. As a local, I'd say HK doesn't have good atmosphere for spreading this culture, not many places and right people to let us learn about this unique culture...More

Thank Ashy_Mok
vivianmak, MingCha Team at MingCha Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Ashy_Mok, Thank you for visiting our tea house and taking your time to put the review for us. I really enjoy the happy time with you and thank you for sharing your travel experience with me^^ Looking forward to seeing you again :) Best...More

Reviewed 16 June 2017 via mobile

Always go to Mingcha when I go to Hong Kong. I always look forward to visiting. Vivian is always so welcoming and friendly, it's like visiting a friend. The selection of tea is huge and they have the best quality teas I have seen. Already...More

1  Thank M M
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

If you've ever wondered about the process involved in growing, manufacturing to the finished product & the correct way to brew tea. This is for you. Getting there is very convenient as it's just across the road from Tai Koo MTR station on the Island...More

Thank feetfirst
vivianmak, MingCha Team at MingCha Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear feetfirst, Thank you for visiting our tea house and putting the review for us. I'm glad to hear from you that you enjoyed the tea workshop session. Also, appreciate sharing the direction from MTR Station to our tea house since we are hidden :)...More

Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

During a brief visit to Hong Kong I decided I wanted to have a "Tea experience" (exactly what I googled to find the place) - and I'm very glad that I went to MingCha tea house. From the glowing reviews I expected to enjoy myself,...More

Thank khunyoung
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

We wanted to learn more about tea and have a unique experience while in HK and the tea tasting workshop did not disappoint! Very experienced tea master who provided us with a lot of information in a comfortable setting. We learned to make tea and...More

Thank HoustonVetteGirl
Reviewed 2 May 2017 via mobile

I wanted to taste different teas from China. Mingcha was recommended. Finding it is a little daunting because the address is in a warehousing area. March on. You must enter through the warehouse loading area to an elevator. Take the elevator to the floor listed...More

1  Thank Charles S
vivianmak, MingCha Team at MingCha Tea House, responded to this reviewResponded 10 May 2017

Dear Charles, Thank you for your visiting our tea house and putting your review for us. I also enjoyed sharing our Chinese tea with you and your family. Happy that you love our red tea. Looking forward to seeing you again soon! Best regards, Cherry...More

Reviewed 21 April 2017 via mobile

Had a wonderful time with Tomoko. Her knowledge of tea was inspiring. I personally drink a lot of and source green tea from a variety of places, however the oolong Phoenix osmanthus is hands down the best tea I have ever tasted. If your a...More

Thank Amie C
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Prashant S
9 December 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
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