The story of tea began 5000 years ago in China. Tea was initially drunk as a medicine. However, Europe was exposed to tea in 17th century . The Dutch followed by the Portuguese and then, the British were the pioneer tea traders and tea consumers. Catherine of Braganza who married Charles II in 1662 made drinking tea a trend in England. Tea was available just in small amounts initially at a […]
We welcomed Tea Fans and we farewelled Tea Alchemist!
Let’s make a Tea Toast!
Do you know how hard is to choose from over 15 different AMAZING blends?
Our tea sommelier is back from her Tea Tour in Japan organised by The Japan Tea Export Council. She visited Shizuoka and Kagoshima prefectures, two of main tea producing regions in Japan. She had the opportunity to meet tea farmers whilst learn more about the different stages of Japanese tea production from tea garden to the final products. Japanese Tea […]
At Yumchaa, we are proud to partner up with Vintage Books to celebrate Haruki Murakami’s new novel, ‘KillingCommendatore‘. Haruki Murakami was born in Kyoto, Japan, in 1949. He is one of the world’s most popular novelist for his singular prose and ultra-distinctive material of its stories thoroughly strange as well as mundane. Our Special Japanese Menu Pop in to our 3 stores (Soho, […]
What is Zero Waste? Zero Waste is a goal that is ethical, economical, and beneficial, to encourage people in changing their lifestyles and practices to reproduce sustainable natural cycles, where all abandoned materials are designed to become resources for others to utilise.
Calling all tea enthusiasts! Fancy something slightly different to replace your standard cuppa now that the cold weather has hit? Did you know you can make your own chai latte at home using ANY of our black or red teas? No more relying on baristas; you can make your own within the comforts of your own […]
After tasting over 20 different teas, our tea lovers couldn’t stop themselves from buying their favourite blends.
This session was very well attended by our tea lovers. Our customers really enjoyed the Interactive session and they had a lot of fun throughout the session.