2-Hour Tea Tasting Masterclass in London

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Duration - 2 hours

CHF 49 p.p. onwards

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Greater London, United Kingdom

A unique Twinings tea tasting experience at our flagship store 216 Strand in the heart of London. The perfect 'ready to gift' present for tea lovers and foodies alike.
Tea is one of the most exciting commodities on this planet. Discover the secrets of tea and embark on a journey following the tea leaf all the way from tea gardens around the world to your favourite cup:
Explore 5000 years of tea history and 300 years of Twinings masterblending expertise.
Accompany the Camellia Sinensis on its long journey from field to cup.
Taste white, yellow, green, oolong, black and pu'erh teas.

Available options

2-Hour Tea Tasting Masterclass in London 11:30

CHF 49
p.p. onwards

2-Hour Tea Tasting Masterclass in London 12:00

CHF 49
p.p. onwards

2-Hour Tea Tasting Masterclass in London 16:00

CHF 49
p.p. onwards

In this 2-hour masterclass, you’ll uncover the secrets of the world’s favourite drink. Where does tea come from? When and how did it arrive in Britain? What makes a quality tea?
We’ll guide you on the tea plant’s journey from bud to cup.
Taste the six categories of tea, and learn how the professionals ‘slurp’!

Sample Menu

• Tasting of teas; White, Yellow, Green, Oolong, Black and Pu'erh

Terms & conditions

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


Additional info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
  • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons

Inclusions

  • Coffee and/or Tea - Welcome tea and chosen tasting samples of different teas.

Departure point

216 Strand, Temple, London WC2R 1AP, UK


Recent reviews

David_N   7th November 2022

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This is a first rate class. The instructor was excellent and made the whole experience memorable. Small class....6 people and all of us had a great time. I'd take this class again!!

Kim J   26th September 2022

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As a courtesy to all attendees, be on time so the host doesn’t have to repeat the health and safety briefing! Expert lead, charming presentation, delicious tastings, challenging and thought provoking. Highly recommended

robbieh720   2nd July 2022

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The Tea Tasting Experience is Amazing! Would recommend it to anyone! Our host Alessandra was the most passionate tea drinker I’ve ever met! I learnt so much and feel like my whole perspective on tea has been changed. Also great value for money for a 2 hr experience that flew by. Would recommend it to anyone, experienced or regular tea drinkers alike. A really unique and well thought out experience.

bgatty68   21st June 2022

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We visited on Saturday 18th June 12-2pm. I can not recommend this masterclass highly enough, from the moment we walked into the shop until the moment we left the staff were more than happy to help and give advice on tea purchases and making the tea of your choice. Julia was our resident expert for the masterclass and she was a joy to listen to from the history of tea to the history of Twinings right up to the present day. Her knowledge of all the tea was amazing and not once did she waiver when asked a question. I would highly recommend this for all tea lovers and even those wanting to know a bit of history of this great drink, and if you can choose Julia as your host then I would strongly suggest you do as she is amazing and a great ambassador for Twinings.

عبدالله ع   24th October 2021

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It is a highly recommended class for all tea lovers out there. Julia, the host, did an amazing job taking us through the history of tea and how England became a tea drinking country after it has been a coffee drinking country. Then we tried the 6 kinds of tea, starting from white tea to yellow, green, oolong, black, and pu'erh tea. It was a lovely experience, especially that Julia was funny, knowledgeable, and passionate about tea. She was very welcoming and answered all of our questions.