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Great expensive tea by the way. I have been at better tea houses, the lady just served us tea and left! Did not explain a thing. Very straight face, not a good experience. Cash only and if you seat outside it has a nice view!
I enjoyed the super overpriced tea - it is a nice teahouse to escape the insane yuyuan crowd. However my credit card got charged twice - not pleased about that
Tips to people planning to go: dont use your card to pay, be prepared for...More
Perfect place for tea and something light to eat. This is in a VERY busy tourist area, so pick you time with care, Sundays is manic.
The view from the tea rooms is beautiful you can enjoy the tea and watch the world pass by....More
My Shanghai friends and family laugh at me for going to Old Town and the tea house-"real Shanganise do not go there" they say. But some do accompany me and it is very pleasant once you get there. I like to while away an afternoon...More
Yes it is a challenge to get there (all those selfie sticks blocking the zig zag bridge) and probably the most expensive cup of tea you’re likely to have. But once you’re upstairs looking out across the crowds and the water, it’s lovely. Nice to...More
The main attraction is that it is over two hundred years old which defies belief. It has obviously been renovated many times and is in reality a very expensive café (A cup of tea is 98 RMB). It is on the second floor of the...More
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