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Tea Press (CLOSED)

  • Restaurants
  • Damansara
  1. Photo: Hizwan Hamid
    Photo: Hizwan Hamid
  2. Photo: Hizwan Hamid
    Photo: Hizwan Hamid

    Strawberry daifuku, RM5

  3. Photo: Hizwan Hamid
    Photo: Hizwan Hamid

    Genmaicha, RM10

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Time Out Says

After a wave of specialty coffee bars in KL, it's tea's turn in the limelight. For a good dose of Zen, head to Japanese tea house Tea Press at Damansara Uptown for soothing cups of genmaicha served by trained tea sommeliers Ami Sugiyama and Shaveisha Bathumalai. The menu includes interesting renditions of tea such as tea espresso, green tea leaves blended with Japanese orange marigold, and even roasted green tea blended with cinnamon and Japanese chilli. Fun fact: Tea Press uses premium Japanese tea leaves from Shizuoka.

As for the food menu, every item on the menu is thoughtfully created to bring out the flavours of tea, with dishes such as the ochaduke (a traditional dish where dashi or green tea is poured over mackerel and rice, much like cereal and milk), chimaki (sticky rice dumplings wrapped with lotus leaves) and onigir. USJ folks, you guys can check out the second Tea Press outlet when it opens at new mall da:men in January. 

Written by
Joyce Koh

Details

Address:
46 Jalan SS21/39
Damansara Utama
Petaling Jaya
47400
Opening hours:
Tue-Sun, 11am-9pm
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