Whether you’re team pearl milk tea or team cheese tea, these bubble tea places in Hong Kong are our favourite picks to get the refreshing Taiwanese drink
Originally from the Chinese culture, drinking tea has always been part of our lifestyle, but we’re not only talking about the classic Chinese tea here. Taiwanese bubble tea, which makes a perfect choice when we’re craving for something sweet and refreshing, has become another staple street drink for the locals in not only Taiwan but also our hometown. To save you time for your next tea break, here we list down some of the best places to get bubble tea in Hong Kong, so whether you want to get your bubble tea with pearls or with cream cheese on top, you’ll know where to go.
Where to get the best bubble tea in Hong Kong
Adding trendy elements into the ancient Chinese tea culture, Gong Cha’s fashion tea beverage makes a perfect choice for those looking for a more unique, traditional taste of tea. The drinks offered include brewed tea, milk tea, selected tea, coffee, ice smoothie, creative blendings, and healthy and fresh juice and tea, but the main signature has to be their milk foam tea. The special-made drink has a slightly salty and creamy flavour due to the upper layer of special creamer that is placed on top of the brewed tea.
Gong Cha, various locations in Hong Kong
With over 450 stores in 18 countries, Sharetea is well known for their bubble tea. Originally from Taipei, their high quality tea leaves and ingredients are all imported directly from Taiwan to ensure the drinks’ consistency all over the world. Aside from the classic choice of pearl black milk tea, don’t miss their favourite QQ Happy Family Milk Tea for extra toppings of pearls and pudding, or get any of their fruit tea for something more refreshing. Love something creamy instead? Try their Creama Tea with fresh cream on the top! With such a delicious drink like this, who would want to share their Sharetea, really?
Sharetea, various locations in Hong Kong
Whether you want to have tea, coffee, or juice, you can get any drink you want at CoCo. Using fresh seasonal harvests that are sourced globally, CoCo takes pride in their creative tea drinks that range from fresh tea and milk tea to fruit tea, yogurt drink, coffee, slush and smoothie, and many more. The brand, which is originally from Dansui in Taiwan, has had over 2500 stores around the world.
CoCo, various locations in Hong Kong
Ten Ren’s Tea
With the aim to promote the art of Chinese tea, Ten Ren’s Tea offers a great variety of tea drinks you will ever see. From regular hot and iced tea to their signature bubble milk tea, fruit tea, and teazers, the drinks come in plenty of flavours such as taro, sweet potato, green tea, and more.
Ten Ren’s Tea, Shop No. 4, G/F, 18-24 Fa Yuen Street, Mong Kok, Kowloon, Hong Kong, p. 2602 6098, 旺角花園街18-24號地下4號舖
Freshtea by Happy Lemon
Just from the name itself, you can already expect something refreshing from Freshtea by Happy Lemon. Offering fresh creative takeaway tea products, Happy Lemon is popular for their signature Healthy Lemon series and the Rock Salted Cheese series. The first one uses salted cheese that can be combined with green tea, black tea, milk tea, or chocolate, while the second series combine freshly squeezed lemon with a variety of tea. Not only that, the brand also has milk tea, yakult tea, smoothies, and other specialty teas.
Freshtea by Happy Lemon, various locations in Hong Kong
With the goal to promote Chinese culture to the world, Amazing Tea makes handcrafted tea using natural and healthy raw materials with no added flavouring essence and chemical additives. Originally from Taiwan, Amazing Tea’s best-selling products are their unique tea latte such as Taiwan Tea No. 18 Ruby Latte, Tieguanyin Latte, Brown Sugar Bubble Latte, Brown Sugar Sweet Yam Latte, Rose Strawberry Latte, and the fancy Royal Gold Foil Matcha Latte.
Amazing Tea, Shop 1, G/F, Dragonfair Garden, 455 Queen’s Road West, Sai Wan, Hong Kong, p. 3462 2828, 西環皇后大道西455號龍暉花園地下1號舖
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