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Huxinting Teahouse (Huxinting Chashi)

No.257 Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6373 6950
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Old Shanghai Discovery Walking Tour with Tea Tasting at Confucius Temple
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Private Full-Day Tour: Shanghai Old and New Highlights
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No.257 Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
Old Town
+86 21 6373 6950
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cross the Jiuqu Bridge to a pavilion in the middle of a lake just outside the entrance to Yu Gardens. The Mid-Lake Pavilion Teahouse has a sign that says that it’s over 200 years old, which means you can have the privilege of having tea...More

Thank JuiTeoh
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting. Upstairs sat next to the window with the view of the surrounding water. Feeling very peaceful. Tea is over priced but nice. Qual eggs are delightful.

Thank newsomecasting
Reviewed 16 September 2017

This tea house sits in the middle of an artificial lake, just outside the Yuyuan Gardens and is free to visit. If you can get near it. The crooked path that leads to the building is so congested and once you're there, you'll realize it's...More

2  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 9 September 2017

This tea house, sitting out on the lake in the old city, and reached by zig-zag walkways (because bad spirits only go in straight lines), is another must do. Sitting on the top floor on a sunny day watching the people, while drinking some of...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Huxinting Teahouse and had a very expencive cup of tea. It was a great experience in this old historic house. With a beautiful view og old Chineese buildings and the people walking by. Absolutley worth a visit.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

In looking for a Tea House, we encounter this gem where we had a true Tea House experience. They had 2 ladies playing folkloric instruments and singing. It was our first stop in Shanghai, and amazing welcome to China with this scene. We selected our...More

1  Thank TumiRD
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Ridiculously expensive for a cup of tea, but you pay for the location and views. Service staff was rude as well but I still think it's worth a visit. You also get some free snacks - be aware these are very non-Western snacks that many...More

Thank bendsy
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A bit expensive, but you pay for the location. Tea was very nice. The free snacks were not to our liking (small eggs and bean curd) but a nice gesture.

Thank Wbvanrij
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There are a lot of people there every day, you can take nice pictures there, also you can go into the place to order one pot of tea to sit dawn by the window to see the busy area, there are a lot red fish...More

Thank Peihu
Reviewed 19 March 2017

e were very fortunate to avoid the tour groups and to get our own little superb room to ourselves. The snacks were very moreish and delicious. The service very personal and the white tea superb. Definitely worth paying for the experience. The beef soup was...More

3  Thank Pauline K
Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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