Famous Tea Houses

Teahouse is the by-product of Chinese tea culture but it also the historical evidence of Chinese tea history.  Currently, people can also feel such a kind of humanistic atmosphere in Beijing like Lao She Teahouse and East China like Hangzhou, Suzhou, Yangzhou, Nanjing, Wuxi, Shaoxing and Shanghai and so on. It is still dynamic and vigorous.

Famous Tea Houses in China

Top 10 cities of Tea Houses inlcude Chengdu, Shanghai, Nanjing, Chongqing, Beijing, Hangzhou, Guangzhou, Tiapei, Hong Kong and Wuhan. Here below are some top teahouses in China, see which of them have already on your China Tea Travel plan.

  • Beijing: Lao She Teahouse
    Chinese: 老舍茶馆
    Highlights: Chinese folk shows, Beijing-style snacks and desserts
    Address: Building 3, Zhengyang Market, Qianmen West Street, Xicheng District, Beijing
    Opening hours: daily 9:30 am–10:30 pm
    How to get there: Take busesNo.17, 22, 43 and 826 to Qianmen Station, or take subway line 2 to Qianmen Station.
  • Chengdu: Shunxing Old Teahouse
    Highlights: Chinese folk shows, local snacks and Sichuan Cuisine
    Address: No. 258, Shawan Road, Jinniu District, Chengdu City
    Opening hours: daily 11:00 am–21:00 pm
    How to get there: Take buses No. 113, 101, 32, 3, 56A, 83, 93, get off at the Convention and Exhibition Center Station.
  • Shanghai: Huxinting Teahouse
    Chinese: 湖心亭茶楼
    Highlights: Oldest one in Shanghai, traditional instrument performance and Southern China culture
    Address: No. 257, Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District
    Opening hours: daily 8:30 am–22:00 pm
    How to get there: Subway Line 10 to Yuyuan Station, or Buses No. 304, 736, 920 and 930 to Xiaodongmen Station
  • Hangzhou: Hu Pan Ju Teahouse
    Chinese: 湖畔居茶楼
    Highlights: lakeside views, West Lake
    Address: No.1 Shengtang, Xihu District, Hangzhou
    Opening hours: daily 7:30 am–11 pm
    How to get there: bus nos. 5, 12, 18, 25, 46, 71, 102, 118, 305 or 586 to Liugongyuan station
  • Guangzhou: Fengyasong Chayu Teahouse
    Chinese: 风雅颂茶语会所
    Highlights: exquisite decoration, comfortable surrounding 
    Address: 22 Housuo St, Huicheng, Huizhou, Guangdong
    Opening hours: daily 9:30 am–21:00 pm
    Tel: 86 752 228 7572
  • Hong Kong: Lin Heung Tea House
    Chinese: 莲香楼
    Highlights: traditional HK-style morning tea, dim sum
    Address: G/F 160-164 Wellington Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
    Opening hours: daily 6 am–11 pm
    How to get there: bus no. 55 to Central station

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