This high-quality green tea shop offers you a large variety of teas, whether you are new to this tea world or you are a great connoisseur. The added bonus? Every Saturday, this tea shop offers you a true tea ceremony with all the ancestral and traditional gestures, and all of this for 35€. The tea sold in this shop is produced by them, in Japan, and everything from the harvesting stage to the production, is meticulously controlled. If you want to know more about the cultivation of their tea leaves, everything is explained in great detail and very clearly on their website.
Address: 95 Rue de Seine, 75006 Paris
Price: Starts at 12€ for 50 grams (~1.8oz)
Hours: From Monday to Saturday: 10am to 7pm
2- MARIAGE FRERES
At Mariage Frères, you will find a wide variety of tea. Not only will you be able to buy grand cru tea, but you will also be able to taste their fragrant compositions, their sweet treats, and you will also be able to buy one of their numerous high-quality teapots and cups.
In addition to shopping for tea, you are going to enjoy a unique experience: The Tea Club. There are three different Tea Club options: “Au coeur du thé” (an initiation to the tea fundamentals), “Composition parfumées” (an initiation to great teas), and “Terroirs d’excellence” (an initiation to the most prestigious grand cru teas). Those three options will last for 1h30 and cost 65€, which is still quite affordable given the activities and samplings offered in the Tea Club.
Price: Between 5€ and 76€ for 100 grams (~3.5 oz).
Addresses:Le Marais: 35 rue du Bourg-Tibourg, 75004 Paris. Opening hours: every day from 10.30am to 7.30pm
3-NINA’S MARIE ANTOINETTE
Nina’s Marie Antoinette is . . . well, there’s no other way to say it. This place is a trip. Tucked into an unexpected space on rue Daniele Casanova, this all-pink, gold and white tea house has a relationship with royalty. They are a “French tea house since 1672, specialist of fragrance and aromas. Original Tea of Marie-Antoinette with rose and apple from King’s Kitchen Garden in Versailles,” and yes, it’s all true. The proprietor is friendly and eager to tell the story of how royalty and tea come together in this truly instagrammable place. The tea and pastries are fabulous, by the way.
Address: 29 rue Danielle Casanova, 75001 Paris
This tea room, centered around chocolate offers you an exotic journey but also an environmental and fair one. It is not only a tea room, it is also a chocolate shop that supports fair trade and offers chocolate in all its forms: bars, boxes, granite, slivers, and even a chocolate fountain. Puerto Cacao has a living room where you will be able to drink authentic hot chocolate (plain, spicy or fruity) served with a chocolate fondue and fresh fruits – a great way to satisfy the most gourmand!
Average price of a beverage: 5€
phone: +39 091-2741420
Redazione e amministrazione: via XII Gennaio, 9 – 90141- Palermo, Italy
Registrazione Testata giornalistica online del Tribunale di Palermo n. 14 del 10/07/2002
Coordinamento Editoriale: Gioia Gange