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“Enjoyable and informative tea workshop”
Review of MingCha Tea House

MingCha Tea House
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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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Reviewed February 7, 2018

My friends (9 of us) and I had a lovely time with tea master Tomoko. We got to taste six different types of Chinese tea and learn about their properties and how to get the best out of their flavours. Tomoko was amazing, very kind and knowledgeable about tea. The shop is located in an industrial building but still rather central in location. Will definitely go back for other workshops. However, I do think it's slightly pricey but it's nonetheless a great way to spend time with friends, and of course, tea.

Thank ninnamori
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Hidden away in the 12th floor of an industrial building in Quarry Bay, this shop features excellent quality teas from all over China. It is not the most complete tea shop but the quality of their selection is very high and you'll appreciate the best of Chinese tea here.

Thank Jefferson O
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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We can highly recommend one of the best teahouses we have ever been. Perfect service from a friendly staff. We got tea tasting and many informations before we choose our favorite tea. They also have tea workshops weekly that we definitely want to take part of.
So go and just dive into the fine universe of tea! You won't regret it.

The shop is a bit hidden in the 12th floor. But don't hesitate to ask the door guard if you can't find it. It's worth a bit of search.

3  Thank Slata Goldie I
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

Finding MingCha is a bit of an adventure but really fun. I learned a lot about tea from the tea tasting workshop. Tomoko is very nice and she explains the differences between each kind of tea very well.

1  Thank EatingSnow
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Reviewed January 18, 2018

I had a fascinating trip through the teas of China at this tea house. The owner, Vivian, is passionate about her teas and gives you not only wonderful samples, but also offers terrific insight into their history and production. And the teas are delicious. I sampled many and was delighted with my purchases. If tiy are untested in tea, this shop is a must.

1  Thank Leonard R
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