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Jiu Fen A Mei Tea House

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No.20 Shixia Alley, Chongwenli, Ruifang Town, Xinbei, Taiwan
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02-24960833
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016 via mobile

It's certainly a tea house with a good view and that's about it. Not much choices for food and drinks prices are a rip off. Not worth it....

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

After fighting the hordes of mainland Chinese tourists that visit this picturesque village it is a relief to sit down in this quaint tea house and take in the peaceful sea view from the top floor terrace. The choice of tea is limited to Oolong or green we chose the latter which is not up to Japanese standards but the... More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2016 via mobile

I was really looking forward to visiting this tea house, like many other people that visit the area I love the Spirited Away film and wanted to visit the tea house that was the inspiration for the bathhouse from the film. However, I left disappointed, uninspired and ripped off. For such an iconic location, I felt it was lacking warmth... More 

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Tangerang, Indonesia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Great place to take some rest and view Jiufen hills, mountain and ocean scene at the same time. Bring extra cash if you're considered to spend some time here.

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Thank Bayu P
singapore
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2016 via mobile

Arrived at about 2pm and the restaurant serves only tea. You have option to select a set at NT$300 per person which include tea and snacks or ala carte. We sat on the lower level out on the balcony. There were only 4 tables in the area which made it less busy than the upper level. Service staff is very... More 

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Denton, Texas
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Sure, the inside is pretty interesting, but the balcony has a great view! If you go to Jiufen, stop here for tea - it makes for a nice break from the bustle. We opted for tea, and it took about 2 hours to drink everything they gave us - it was delicious, and after being on the go for 3... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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56 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2015

When you visit Jiu Fen, the tourist is expecting to get away from the hustle and bustle of city life and escape to the mountains. Unfortunately, Jiu Fen has become an overcommericalized overcrowded over everything bit of a destination. So how do you make the best of this little bit of disappointment? We found this tea house to be just... More 

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Yokosuka, Japan
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2015 via mobile

This is a nice place to enjoy the view and have some tea. They will show you how to make the tea so you don't screw it up as I would have. Cost about $10 USD to sit on the balcony, drink tea and eat a few snacks.

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Thank Jscottfulton
Puchong, Malaysia
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65 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015 via mobile

Imagine sipping tea while enjoying the scenery in a mystical environment. Totally out of this world experience. For all that, be prepare to pay premium price.

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Thank CraigWWK
Singapore, Singapore
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13 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

Honesty, it has best view in jiufen. However, nothing is free and the scenery fees is hide in ur drink bills.... in short, it is still worth to visit.....

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Cuisine
Cafe
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: No.20 Shixia Alley, Chongwenli, Ruifang Town, Xinbei, Taiwan
  • Location: Asia  >  Taiwan  >  Xinbei
  • Phone Number: 02-24960833

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