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No.257 Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
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Reviewed April 2, 2019 via mobile

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!

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank nabeab
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

this place is super cool, the buildling is amazing. but the crowds walking in the area are completely insane. don't go on a holiday or weekend would be my recommendation.

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed July 30, 2018

Simply a lovely place to hangout, Huxinting Teahouse (Huxinting Chashi) was a top choice to visit with friends.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed June 21, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Tony M
Reviewed June 20, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 9, 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Follync
Reviewed May 22, 2018 via mobile

A very nice historic building built on water , hosting a nice old tea house . The entrance is a zigzag bridge not to let ghosts in . The Queen of England visited the place .

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Gidons51
Reviewed March 2, 2018

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank 30carat
Reviewed January 16, 2018

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

Date of experience: December 2017
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