Black Tea Black Tea

These black teas are all orthodox teas crafted by masters for depth and complexity. They are not churned out by vast industrial machines for volume and price.


Shire Highland Hand Rolled

Elegant, hand-rolled, whole leaf, black tea from Satemwa Estate.

Remarkably sweet and subtly fruity.

Notes of apricot, poaches peaches and milk chocolate.

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Trevor Lillistone White & Stone Teaset

Individually handmade teaset, for one, created by Bath ceramic artist Trevor Lillistone.

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Keemun

Sweet, delicately smoky black tea from Anhui, China

Soft, round and wonderfully rich

Notes of caramel, chocolate and soft smoke from charcoal roasting.

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Hand Rolled Sri Lankan Tea

A unique and exquisite, hand-rolled black tea with flowers.

Soft, floral notes with hints of chocolate.

Exquisite delicacy balanced by extraordinary richness.

 

 

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Rare Earl Grey Tea

The zenith of a British classic.  

Heady, subtle black tea enhanced with the brightness of natural bergamot oil. Our Rare Earl Grey is the culmination of months of tasting, craft and expertise.

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Second Flush Muscatel Darjeeling

Indian black tea from the foothills of the Himalayas.

This second flush black tea comes from the most sustainable and ethically run estate in Darjeeling - Makaibari. 

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Tregothnan Earl Grey Tea

The first ever English tea - zesty and refreshing

Grown within a walled garden at Tregothnan in Cornwall. Hand-made and carefully hand-scented with real bergamot oil. It has been blended with a top quality Assam to produce a wonderfully bright and subtle tea.

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Lapsang Souchong

Delicately smoked, whole-leaf black tea

This is lapsang souchong like a fine Scots malt whisky rather than a super-market Scotch.

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Tarry Lapsang Souchong

A bold and smoky black tea from Fujian in China.

Smoked with pine over traditional wood fires.

Deep, dark and strong.

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Black Iced Tea Collection

A gift collection especially for the summer.

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Leafy Pu'er

A remarkably complex yet soft Pu'er tea

Extremely rare epicurean tea from Malawi.

This is a very gentle fermented tea with warm, earthy notes.

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Cloud Tea

Cloud Tea from "The Abode of Clouds"

From the tiny LaKyrsiew tea-garden in the forest region of Meghalaya known as the "Abode of Clouds".

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Moriuchi Koucha

Rare hand-crafted black Japanese tea.

Produced in Shizouka by the revered master Moriuchi san.

Softly sweet with a rare contrast of sweetness and umami.

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Royal Air Force Tea

Traditional British tea at its finest.

A bespoke blend created for the RAF. When only the best will do.

But don't take our word for it. Here is comedian Alexander Armstrong explaining why RAF Tea is worth it.

To keep you calm in times of national peril and fortified when courage is required, we're offering four Re-Fuel packs for only £15.

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Lost Malawi Tea

Rich, black tea from a Fairtrade garden in the mountains of Malawi.  

To compare this to an ordinary tea would be like comparing a line-drawing with a sculpture. This is like drinking normal tea but in 3D.

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Emperor's Breakfast

A truly epicurean black China Tea.

Crafted by masters from very young and tender spring leaves and golden buds that are painstakingly kept whole during processing. The sweetness of the leaves is extraordinary, with flavours of burnt sugar and rich toffee.

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