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Tea Factory

Address: PO Box 634, Mahe Island, Seychelles
Phone Number: +248 37 82 21
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Ranked #2 of 3 Shopping in Mahe Island
Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping
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Type: Specialty Shops, Shopping

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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59 reviews 59 reviews
31 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2014

This place is nothing extraordinary. It was a simple stoppage during the tour and we have many like these in India esp when you are traveling in the hills. I assure you we have even better stuff liek Tapri etc here. The factory has a small cafe which is very rustic and seems to come from the olden era. We... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Altogether I agree with the previous evaluator. Fee 25 SCR (cca 1 Ł) is not overpriced but sometimes there is no one at reception and your tour is free of charge (and without interpretation). Tea tavern is fine.

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
16 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 via mobile

This may have been different if we had done a tour. If you don't it's a nice place to stop and have a cup of tea! There is a small cafe and a shelf of tea you can buy. We had vanilla and citronella or lemongrass tea. Both were good. If you are passing its definayely worth stopping off for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

It is factory with café and u can buy different types of tea also they show u how to make tea bags There is a lady , she show u and take u a tour around the factory u should pay when you enter the factory it is cheap

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Gaborone, Botswana
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Nice enough little cafe, however the shop that sells the teas they produce ask for twice the amount the product costs in local stores. Especially so for the organic range which costs something like 70 Rupees compares to 20 something in the stores.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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122 reviews 122 reviews
36 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

A memorable visit to the tea factory with its stunning mountain top views and quiet, serene atmosphere. We were fortunate to have a tour with the director of the factory who drove us to the nearby area where the tea leaves were growing, as well as bounty of other plant life and to see, touch and yes, smell cinnamon, cloves... More 

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Otjiwarongo, Namibia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We bought some tea at the Tea Factory Shop (the one you see from the road, opposite the parking area) today and found out later that they charge more than double the price than in the supermarkets on the island. We drove back to the tea factory and I asked the guy why it is more expensive at the tea... More 

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Dubai
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

we drove up from Victoria to Tea Factory, it was a great ride through thick forest and winding roads. Occasionally you can see glittering , turquoise sea below. You can make a stopover at Tea Factory and see packing process. Vantage points from top of the mountain @ tea factory gives you a panoromic view of Sea . on the... More 

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Texas
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85 reviews 85 reviews
18 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2013

It is, what it is, it is a tea factory. I would not call it exciting. Good way to to pass time if you are in that area of the island, but do not go out of your way just to see this.

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Rockdale, Australia
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198 reviews 198 reviews
83 attraction reviews
220 helpful votes 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2012

I briefly called in while spending a full day travelling around this beautiful island with a local taxi driver, with only one week in the Seychelles & visiting from Sydney-Australia I had to try & squeese lots in during my 7 days, the taxi driver suggested on the 31/07/12 that we call in here for a short visit & see... More 

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