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Loose Tea

To Tea or Not to Tea That is the Question

Over 60 Loose Tea's  with numerous British Character blends unique to us, why not let our Mr. Darcy, James Bond, Harry Potter Butter beer to name a few, indulge your senses.

BLACK TEA

(High in antioxidants, tea is a healthier choice than coffee, sourced from various regions China, Africa and India being the main producers.)

PG TIPS - Britain’s number one tea, strong English breakfast.

YORKSHIRE GOLD – A rich, smooth English tea.

ASSAM – Rich malty flavored tea from the Brahmaputra Valley, north-east India. This tea is selected only from superior teas from the second flush season Assam region of India

*DECAFFEINATED ENGLISH BREAKFAST – Blend of decaf African teas using a natural carbon dioxide process.

DARJEELING – Distinct floral aroma.  This tea is selected from the highest gardens in the foothills of the Himalayan Mountains, only then does the tea have the subtle muscatel flavour.

 

FLAVOURED BLACK TEAS

ACROSS A CROWDED ROOM – Vanilla and sweet pomegranate flavour black teas with safflower and candied hearts. *Contains Soy*

ALICE – A MAD HATTER’S AFFAIR – Rooibos and black tea dance with strawberries, pomegranate and mango in a sweet, topsy-turvy fruity blend. With a cup of this “it’s always tea-time”. *Contains Soy*

BARONESS GREY – A black tea with citrus, rose petals and bergamot running through it, delicious.

BLACK FOREST GATEAUX – Great chocolate flavour with cherry and cream notes.

BLACKCURRANT – A black tea packed with the zing from blackcurrants, blackberries, cornflowers, and sunflowers.

CHARLIE & THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY – Charlie would have loved this tea with white and milk chocolate pieces floating around with oranges, maple syrup and blueberries “in a world of pure imagination”.

CHRISTMAS SPICED – China Congou black tea is blended with tangy lemon peels, fruity orange peels and warming cinnamon pieces, with a decorative sprinkling of safflower petals.

CHINA ROSE PETAL – China Congou black leaf tea is layered with pink rose petals to give a mellow, sweet-tasting tea with a wonderfully perfumed floral aroma.

COCONUT CACAO  – A unique concoction of chocolate, vanilla, coconut scented black tea blended with the smoothness of rooibos and apples, hardly any caffeine, Selina’s favourite.

COCHIN CHAI MASALA – Full bodied tea has cardamon pieces peeking out from lively ginger.

CREAM EARL GREY The original with creamy overtones slightly mellowing, our house favourite.

*DECAF EARL GREY –  Decaf China black tea blended with enough natural oil of bergamot to give a citrus flavor.

                 

DOWNTON ABBEY’S THE DOWAGER – In true Dowager fashion, a robust black tea with a punch of green gunpowder is sprinkled with the sweetness and acidity of blackcurrants. Of course, a stiff upper lip of bergamot oil cannot be missed.

EARL GREY China black tea blended with enough natural oil of bergamot to give a citrus flavor.

HARRY POTTER’S BUTTERBEER TEA –Black tea & rooibos blend, with butterscotch, chocolate and almonds. Just like you would taste in Hogsmeade.  *Contains Nuts*

THE HOBBIT – BILBOS BLEND – An earthy black tea blend abounds with all the fruits and flowers you would find in any respectable Hobbit’s garden, transporting you to Bilbos beloved garden in the Shire.  

JAMES BOND – He was originally Scottish, so our Scottish Caramel Pu-erh blends with suavely smooth vanilla, sprinkled with rose petals for the ladies’ man, making this an intriguing tea blend. *Contains Nuts*

LONDON TOWN FOG – Mix of Earl Grey, Vanilla, Almonds, and Lavender make our take on a London Fog drink unlike any other. *Contains Nuts*

*MARY QUEEN OF SCOTS – Our shop blend of Decaf English Breakfast, Rooibos, Lemongrass & Lavender.

MOWGLI’S MAN CUB BLEND – Disappear into the jungle with this exotic black tea with mango, papaya, ginger, lime leaves and calendula.

MR DARCY Mr Darcy’s good breeding comes through in this crisp Darjeeling, with his deep nature reflected in the malty Assam & his sharp directness highlighted in the lemon green tea.

PADDINGTON BEAR – As Paddington Bear will tell you, everything tastes better with marmalade. A deep blood orange black tea with mangoes from deepest, darkest Peru will make any bear happy.

*PEACH & APRICOT – Finally a great decaffeinated fruit tea, so refreshing.                                                                                               

QUEEN ELIZABETH – A combination of Darjeeling and Assam with lemongrass royally suited for afternoons.

SHERLOCK HOLMES – A dark, foreboding mix of lapsang souchong and sweet vanilla black tea, give way to chocolate, citrus and caramel notes. This mysterious tea has a smoky edge with hints of hidden sweetness. *Contains Nuts*

SPICE GIRLS’ GINGER SPICE – As vibrant as Ginger Spice. Black tea & rooibos is blended with tangy lemon & orange peel, warming cinnamon, cardamom & safflower petals. Showcasing her spectacular hair are the spicy ginger and caramel highlights.

STICKY TOFFEE PUDDING – This black tea and rooibos blend is dessert in a cup, with carob pieces, blackberry leaves, calendula, sunflower & jasmine petals, and caramel pieces, create a decadent flavor that makes you think of the famous British pudding. 

STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE – Sri Lankan black tea blended with papaya, strawberries, blackberry & lime leaves.

TINKS – NEVERLAND BLEND – You no longer need pixie dust to visit Neverland; this tea, with it’s blends of tropical fruit and black, white, and rooibos teas you’ll feel like you’re off exploring the Island with Pan himself.

VANILLA - A blend of finest quality black tea is complemented by the deliciously sweet aroma of vanilla.

GREEN TEAS

(Lower in caffeine than black tea, it has enormous health benefits aiding circulation & digestion.)

AGATHA CHRISTIE’S – CRIME OF PASSION – A green tea blended with passion fruit, papaya, and sunflowers, drumming up the longing and intrigue this famous author is known for.

CHERRY SENCHA - Sencha is a classic Japanese green tea enhanced with the aroma of maraschino cherries.

DR WHO – TARDIS BLEND – This green tea blend, with its distinct blue coloring, its fruits and floral flavors makes this a out of this world tea that any interspace time traveling doctor would love.

GREEN CUCUMBER MELON – Crisp & clean this green tea with cucumber & hibiscus equals refreshing.

GREEN JASMINE Green tea from China accentuated by jasmine flowers give this tea a floral character.

PRINCE HARRY & MEGHAN’S ROYAL WEDDING – A blend of South African Rooibos, sweetly jasmine scented green tea with wild rose and apple.

 

PU-ERH

(Aids with digestion & metabolism)

A variety of fermented teas traditionally produced in the Yunan Province in China.

SCOTTISH CARAMEL PU-ERH (pronounced poo- air) - This tea is like dessert in a cup, the earthiness of the pu-erh fuses with caramel for a sweetly decadent finish. *Contains Nuts*

FRENCH VANILLA PU-ERH –With the earthiness of the pu-erh fusing with the cacao, coffee, and almonds, this tea is a perfect pick for any coffee lover who is looking to get into tea.

*Contains Nuts*

 

TISANES

(Herbal infusions, naturally decaffeinated)

* BE MINE CHOCOLATE STRAWBERRY - A sumptuous blend of dried fruits, flowers and cocoa beans.

A sweet blend for any afternoon.

*CHAMOMILE FLOWERS – made using the plant leaves, wonderfully soothing and sweet, why not add some rosehips, high in Vitamin C and great for colds.

*PEPPERMINT- A tisane of pure peppermint leaves, it has a clean, refreshing, and aromatic flavor.

*OUTLANDER – Blending a variety of highland plants and Claire’s love for herbs, this mix reflects a bonny brew which calms and refreshes. With a touch of rose and sunflower petals to reflect their love story.

 

OOLONG - Is a traditional semi-oxidized Chinese tea produced through a process including withering the plant under strong sun and oxidation before curling and twisting.

 

ORANGE – A fruity oolong with toasty notes and a sweet finish

 

CHILDRENS TEA & ROOIBOS

All the following teas are decaffeinated and loved by our younger guests and a few older ones.

*BEATRIX POTTER’S PETER RABBIT TEA – Straight from the garden, pure goodness in every cup, just like Peter Rabbit would love. A caffeine-free herbal & rooibos blend with fresh fruit and vegetables.  – A candied like caramel flavour gives sweetness with berries, apples, oranges & rose petals, rich in vitamin C.  Also loved by adults. Can curdle with milk.

*CRÈME CARAMEL - Mellow Rooibos, caramel pieces & calendula petals, decadence in a cup.

*SPRINGBERRY – Decaffeinated black tea with sweet strawberries, apples, bananas, and hibiscus makes this tea a fruity treat.

WHITE TEA

(Is considered to be the purest tea, spring buds are plucked, dried and sorted – no pan firing or steaming, high in polyphenols which aid the cardiovascular system, only 2% caffeine.)

MARY POPPINS – Mary Poppins liked calm, so this white tea with only 2% caffeine is perfect, blended with coconut, cherry blossom, and rosehips it is as diverse as she is. 

 

WHITE COCONUT CRÈME – White tea blended with coconut, safflowers, and cornflowers. A sweet creamy texture with a light body, and all the goodness of white tea.

WHITE MANGO ORANGE GINGER  – White peony tea blended with orange & mango with a hint of ginger, this tea has a pleasant rich scent.

WINNIE THE POOH, RAINCLOUD – A white tea with a cacophony of flavours, pomegranate, cocoa, hibiscus, rosehips and vanilla making this a happy raincloud for Pooh.

 

Our herbal water is infused with fresh Rosemary, Mint & fresh edible flowers. 

Plain water is available, just ask!

 

                                                

   

ICED TEA:  (We offer a selection of our teas iced year round. Ask us what our selection is today)

DID YOU KNOW:

TEA IS A CONTINUOUS CROP, IT TAKES THREE YEARS TO GROW 

TILL IT CAN BE HARVESTED IT WILL THEN GROW LEAVES EVERY DAY FOR 

50 YEARS.  THIS IS A GOOD THING A TEA ESTATE ABSORBS MORE CO² THAN IT EMITS.

DRINK LOOSE TEA, A MUCH SMALLER ENVIRONMENTAL FOOTPRINT THAN TEABAGS.

SO DRINK TEA AND HELP SAVE THE PLANET !!!! 

 

 

CATERING AND TO-GO

Our entire afternoon tea menu is available to-go as an “Afternoon Tea to-go”,

“Cream Tea to-go” and a daily selection of hot baked savouries.

Choose from finger sandwiches, sausage rolls, cakes, scones and catering pasties

for your next event/get together.

Perfect for bridal & baby showers, birthday parties

or just having people over for a classic English Afternoon Tea.

Let us help you  build the perfect menu for your party and budget.

 

Selina and her staff are so excited that you picked to enjoy Tea with us.

 

“It’s Always Tea Time - Lewis Carroll

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