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MingCha Tea House

8 Shipyard Lane, Taikoo | 12/F Wah Ha Factory Building, Hong Kong, China
+852 2520 2116
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One Of A Kind Experience

This is no ordinary Tea Tasting Class! This is MUST if you love tea or want to just do something... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New York City, New York
A must-do for tea lovers in Hong Kong

We visited the MingCha tea house with my boyfriend on our recent holiday, and it was one of our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Laura K
Helsinki, Finland
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Start a senses-opening tea journey at MingCha Tea House! A must-do in Hong Kong! MingCha, established in 1999 with the aim to create an environment for people to understand tea with different angles. Run by artist & designer-turned entrepreneur Vivian Mak, MingCha has recognised as one of the ‘The World’s Best Tea Shops’ by FOOD & WINE Magazine and a Quality Tourism Services-accredited shop by Hong Kong Tourism Board. MingCha Tea Tasting Workshop MingCha Tea Masters will share the stories and origins of teas and guide you to explore teas with your senses. You can capture all the wonderful moments of sniffing and slurping teas with friends around the world! Moreover, you will master the skills to brew tea like a pro. With much fun and interaction, you will never see tea the same way as before! Handcrafted tea is not just a cup of tea MingCha teas stand out from the crowd to win reputation and the loyalty of people around the globe. MingCha won numerous awards including Most Outstanding Tea Branding Award and the Champion Awards in the Oolong category in Hong Kong International Tea Fair Tea Competition 2012. MingCha teas were also included in the Academy Awards' (The Oscars) official gift basket in 2002.
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8 Shipyard Lane, Taikoo | 12/F Wah Ha Factory Building, Hong Kong, China
+852 2520 2116
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is no ordinary Tea Tasting Class! This is MUST if you love tea or want to just do something different. My wife and I went based off of other reviews here!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the MingCha tea house with my boyfriend on our recent holiday, and it was one of our favourite things we did! We found it on Google and just turned up, not having booked anything, but it wasn't an issue. Our tea master was...More

1  Thank Laura K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been coming to MingCha Tea House for about 8 years now, and it still one of my must-go destinations when I visit Hong Kong. Whether you are new to tea, an experienced tea drinker, or just a looking for something new and fun,...More

1  Thank Chiawen K
Reviewed 30 September 2017

The Tea House is a unique and enjoyable experience. Tomoko explained one by one the different types of tea and how harvest, climate , and processing makes each one unique. And you get taste each one. As the time passed I realized the calm of...More

1  Thank missionolvido
Reviewed 7 September 2017

Found the information online a week ago, Vivian the owner replied me straight away and assisted to book my preferred time. Arrived at some industrial building area and even the building guard was really impressed about them and told me they are the greatest teahouse...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

We booked this on short notice for our last day in Hong Kong. I'm so glad we were able to visit MingCha. Tomoko lead us through several different types of tea. I never knew how much work and time was put into tea making. I've...More

1  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I never knew there was so much to know about tea. A fascinating and thoroughly enjoyable couple of hours. Tomoko took us through the different types of Chinese tea, from white tea to oolong and everything in between and answered all our questions, while demonstrating...More

1  Thank KenAndersen
Reviewed 6 August 2017

I was having a difficult time in finding something different which was interesting and fun to do for a group of friends and came across Ming Cha. I booked Ming Cha tea based on Tripadvisor reviews and they didn't disappoint! We all had an amazing...More

2  Thank Irishbirs
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We found our way to this place fairly easy, its pretty close to the metro and you just need to enter the building and head to 12th floor. We had not made any appointment, and I dont know if you need to. We where the...More

1  Thank Trond-J-oslo
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I was in Hong Kong for a conference in mid-June, and since I am a tea enthusiast, I did my internet search, and randomly picked Ming Cha Tea House to get a feel for the tea culture in HK. This place welcomes you with open...More

2  Thank happyness2017
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Maria F
2 September 2017|
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Response from HoustonVetteGirl | Reviewed this property |
You can go to their website and the workshops are located under 'activities.'
Prashant S
10 December 2016|
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Response from vivianmak | Property representative |
Hi Prashant, Most people book our tea tasting and pairing workshops using our online platform. However, you can also use this platform to book tea tasting (just specify tea tasting in the form) and our team will follow up... More