Did you know that Barcelona also has lots of lovely and authentic tea places?
Like in every big city, Barcelona´s city center has trendy, artisan coffeeshops on every corner. However, did you know that Barcelona also has lots of lovely and authentic tea places? Why not surprise yourself and choose something different then coffee. Below you will find a few of the most authentic teteria´s /teashops, that hold the best atmospheres.
Čaj Chai, that is pronounced Chai Chai, is a must visit for tea lovers. The soft lighting, smell of spices and retro furniture give the place a really nice feel. They have the biggest, high quality tea selection you can find in Barcelona.
The menu consists of all kinds of tea´s (Oolong, Chai, green etc.), from different parts of the world, and some Mochi´s or a brownie to go with it.
Čaj Chai also sells alluring ceramics, tea pots, cups and bowls also and offer occasional tea workshops, courses and tastings.
Carrer de Salomó ben Adret, 12, 08002 Barcelona
Opening hours: Mon – Fri 2.45 – 8.00 pm. Sat – Sun 11 am –1:30 pm, 2:45 – 9:30 pm
Tetere is a cozy tearoom/shop in Barcelona, specialized in pure Chinese and Japanese tea. The tearoom embraces the style of the 20th-century tearooms of China and they offer an extraordinary range of tea.
For those who really want to immerse themselves in the authentic and magical ritual of drinking tea, they can book a tea ceremony or plan a tea tasting. A
professional service and extensive experience in the world of tea will allow you to enjoy everything you are looking for when having tea.
Carrer de Saragossa, 113, 08006 Barcelona
Opening hours shop: Wed – Fri 10.30 – 2.00 pm, 5.00 pm – 8.30 pm.
Opening hours tearoom: Wed – Sat 5.00 pm – 8.30 pm.
This small tea place is located in one of the narrow streets of the Gracia neighborhood and has an intimate and pleasant atmosphere.
Ideal for tasting one of the many teas proposed by the owners.
At the interior of this tea shop, Mei and her husband Armando give us the opportunity to get to know and understand a little more about the thousand-year-old tea tradition.
The store offers an excellent selection of tea leaves sourced from India, Africa, Europe and China
Carrer de Milton, 1, 08012 Barcelona
Opening hours: Mon – Sat 10.30 am – 8.30 pm
Somewhat hidden in El Gótico, Salterio is one of the first tearooms to have opened in Barcelona.
Salterio is a Low-lit tearoom with bare-stone walls, books & knick knacks, where the music that plays complements the atmosphere perfectly.
This authentic place with rustic and mysterious charm serves an eclectic mix of teas, from Arabian to Indian, Moroccan and Turkish coffee´s.
If you’re also looking for delicious vegetarian food, Salterio is the place for you.
C/ de Salomó ben Adret, 4, 08002 Barcelona
Opening hours: Mon – Sun 12.00 pm – 12.00 am.
Article by Esther VDB for Say Barcelona