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When it’s time for tea, this Camden shop is a pretty sweet spot
A resident of vibrant Camden Town, Mei Leaf is no ordinary teahouse. Originally opened as a modern holistic health shop, Mei Leaf now functions as a sip-happy tea shop and speciali-tea brewing bar.
With wooden shelves piled high with a selection of teas, supplements and aromatherapy oils, Mei Leaf creates unique blends and tea concoctions that you would be hard-pressed to find elsewhere. Tea-lovers can also find a particularly impressive array of medicinal blends and flower and berry-filled sachets.
The tea bar offers exotic concoctions, such as tea infused with red dates and rosebuds as well as fragrant and nutty, spice-infused lattes. If you’re busy then you can take your tea to go, but if you’re in need of some sweet re-leaf there’s space to sit too. And shop. Mei Leaf sells all of the refreshment accessories you could think of: cast iron teacups and teapots, strainers, hot and cold brewers, tea towels, bamboo tweezers, matcha whisks and more.
We are passionate teaheads, every year we trek remote mountains in search of the most unique teas on earth. Taste our discoveries.
Experience the revelation of true tea! We source the absolute pinnacle of tea – no horrible tea bags or artificial scents: this is authentic tea with a wealth of history, craftsmanship, flavours and feelings. Walk in sober and walk out tea drunk!
From the owner Don Mei: ‘We deal in small-batch curated tea, so pretty much everything is limited-edition. We love hunting down precious teas that you can hardly ever get – they’re a world away from the scented blends and standard export tea.’