Wuyutai Tea Shop (Wangfujing)

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Wuyutai Tea Shop (Wangfujing)

Wuyutai Tea Shop (Wangfujing)
4.5
Speciality & Gift Shops
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Wuyutai has been selling quality Chinese tea since 1887. Reasonably priced loose leaf and packaged teas are available; you can try most before you buy. Cap off your tasting with green tea soft serve.
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  • Wangfujing • 6 min walk
  • Dongdan • 9 min walk
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Edward-A A
Hong Kong, China2,873 contributions
Great green tea ice cream from this tea house
Jul 2019 • Friends
Though this tea house is famous for tea, my friend and I opt for their equally famous green tea ice cream. It costs CNY 9 and it is very delicious. Be expected a long queue to buy your tasty ice cream!
Written July 4, 2019
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Ashley B
13 contributions
Delicious tea in a cozy setting
Apr 2019 • Friends
My sister and I were on a trip to Beijing and, as tea lovers, were determined to try tea at a teahouse. After running around the city all day searching for the ones we had marked on our itinerary and not finding them (they had closed and online info had not been updated) we were tired and frustrated and about to give up. We decided to go for a walk and came across this place! We had a pot of jasmine tea, and while it was a bit expensive, it was delicious. We had a great time sitting and sipping, and the teaware was beautiful. After our hot tea we decided to get a matcha milkshake to go and it was delicious! Definitely worth a trip if you have time and are looking for some good tea and snacks.
Written April 16, 2019
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NiiChan06
Singapore, Singapore70 contributions
Nice ice cream
Jun 2018 • Couples
We bought green tea ice cream and ice jasmine green tea drink. Both taste perfect! The jasmine green tea drink was awesome, very fragrant smell!
Written June 25, 2018
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Verity L
West Midlands, UK298 contributions
Exciting range of teas, overpriced
Apr 2018 • Family
This was our first ever trip to China from the Uk. We love tea! We loved the shop itself and had a beautiful selection of teas to buy. It wasn’t busy when we arrived later in the evening. The staff weren’t able to speak English so my husband awkwardly purchased our goodies. Staff weren’t friendly particularly but it’s a great shop. Reading other reviews there are other tea shops to visit that will tell you stories about the origins of tea. Shame this one didn’t. I didn’t feel comfortable here really. Hubby is thicker skinned than me!
Written May 13, 2018
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yossinir123
Tel Aviv, Israel3,541 contributions
Different flavor of ice cream
Mar 2018 • Couples
Wuyutai Tea Shop is nice and you can have tea ice cream which gives Different flavor of ice cream . There is queue but wait for your ice cream and enjoy it.
Written May 7, 2018
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nturaveragestud
Singapore2 contributions
Overpriced Tea with Poor Service Attitude
Nov 2017 • Friends
We came to Wuyutai Wangfujing because it was highly recommended as a place for tourists to get tea as gifts and while they do have a huge range, the service left much to be desired.

We visited the shop at around 830pm on a Friday evening and it wasn't all that busy. Even so, it was hard to get anyone to assist us. While most other tea shops will happily explain the different teas that they carry and it's health benefits (as we later found out), the staff at Wuyutai seem only interested in closing a deal.

Even so, we didn't let that deter us and ended up spending over 500rmb on a range of teas for friends and family. The final straw came as we were making payment. As we enquired about the tea containers behind the counter, we were rudely told to just help ourselves to what we want and not ask too many questions.

My advice is to give Wuyutai a miss and go for the smaller tea shops who will happily have a chat with you about the teas they carry and even offer you a cup or two to sample before buying - all for a much lower price and comparable quality. Wuyutai has clearly become too complacent to the needs of customers.

A few shops down from Wuyutai Wangfujing is Tenfu Teas with comparable range, competitive prices and very friendly tea ladies who do not pressure customers into buying something quickly. There are also a couple of small tea shops on Yandai Xie Street in Houhai who are friendly and wallet friendly.
Written November 25, 2017
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Lin H
17 contributions
Fragrant Jasmine tea ice cream cone
Aug 2016 • Family
Their jasmine tea ice cream is the best tea-flavored ice cream. It has all the fragrance of the jasmine tea, but in perfect ice team cone form.
Written March 29, 2017
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James H
Arnold, MD833 contributions
Excellent Tea and Ice Cream
Feb 2017 • Business
This is a charming and low key Tea Shop with an amazing selection of teas. I find tea makes a nice take home small gift for friends and they also make several ice creams and they are delicious. I had the Red Jasmine.
Written March 4, 2017
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Leona L
Shanghai, China18 contributions
Great Jasmine Tea and Ice Cream
Aug 2016 • Solo
They have lots of stores across Beijing. I've been to several of them. Service varies in different locations, but the selection of tea is always decent. They are best known for their jasmine tea. Some of their larger stores carry jasmine tea flavored ice cream - it's a must-try! It is mildly sweet and has the full aroma and slight bitterness of real jasmine tea. Delicious!
Written January 20, 2017
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fdemasi
Copenhagen, Denmark6 contributions
Finally a non touristy tea shop in Beijing
May 2016 • Solo
Being fed up of the typical tea shops in Beijing (high prices, fake tea ceremonies, staff constantly following you), I asked the concierge at my hotel about where to find a place with good tea, ok prices and "calmness". He suggested to try Wu Yu Tai just "behind the corner" as that is where the hotel would buy its own tea.
What a good tip that was: I wasn't attacked as soon as I entered, no one even remotely hinted or tried to start a tea ceremony and, in a basic english, just let me know to take my time and ask if help needed.
I found some excellent oolong and white teas, good price and all after getting very good help from the lady. Shop is now my official tea provider and looking forward to going back next week!!!!
Written November 16, 2016
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