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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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MingCha Tea House

I visit Hong Kong biennially and a trip to MingCha is always at the top of my list of places to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
via mobile
Great activity!!

We went there recently for a tea appreciation class and it was great! I did learn a lot even... 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 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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8 Shipyard Lane, Taikoo | 12/F Wah Ha Factory Building, Hong Kong, China
+852 2520 2116
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visit Hong Kong biennially and a trip to MingCha is always at the top of my list of places to visit. The range of teas is vast but what makes this tea house special is the owner. Vivian makes all her customers feel welcome...More

1  Thank Rebecca_Keene
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went there recently for a tea appreciation class and it was great! I did learn a lot even though, i had already been in this kind of class before. The teacher was very friendly and nice to us (Tomiko, if i remember correctly). I...More

1  Thank Robertlesage
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was so amazing to try a wide variety of Chinese Teas ie. green tea, red tea, white tea, oolong. All teas served in a very good quality and the idea of tea & food pairing is astonishing. The class provided a very comprehensive knowledge...More

Thank JasJ_C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visit every time we are in Hong Kong... Not only is their tea of high quality but the company is also absolutely wonderful! If you tea and like to meet wonderful people this experience is a MUST for you!

1  Thank Sooyon
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I were vacationing in Hong Kong for our 2nd wedding anniversary in November. We are huge tea lovers and were looking to take a tea class in Hong Kong to learn more. I did my research before we left NYC and found...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is no ordinary Tea Tasting Class! This is MUST if you love tea or want to just do something different. My wife and I went based off of other reviews here!

1  Thank michaelD9678CI
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We visited the MingCha tea house with my boyfriend on our recent holiday, and it was one of our favourite things we did! We found it on Google and just turned up, not having booked anything, but it wasn't an issue. Our tea master was...More

2  Thank Laura K
Reviewed 29 October 2017

I have been coming to MingCha Tea House for about 8 years now, and it still one of my must-go destinations when I visit Hong Kong. Whether you are new to tea, an experienced tea drinker, or just a looking for something new and fun,...More

1  Thank Chiawen K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Tea House is a unique and enjoyable experience. Tomoko explained one by one the different types of tea and how harvest, climate , and processing makes each one unique. And you get taste each one. As the time passed I realized the calm of...More

1  Thank missionolvido
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Found the information online a week ago, Vivian the owner replied me straight away and assisted to book my preferred time. Arrived at some industrial building area and even the building guard was really impressed about them and told me they are the greatest teahouse...More

Thank nfong929
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Questions & Answers
Maria F
2 September 2017|
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Response from HoustonVetteGirl | Reviewed this property |
You can go to their website and the workshops are located under 'activities.'
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