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The Chinese Tea Shop

101 Pender St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1T6, Canada
+1 604-633-1322
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  • Excellent86%
  • Very good7%
  • Average7%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
12 Mar 2018
“Amazing Tea Shop”
24 May 2017
“Beautiful Chinese Teapots with Wonderful Tea”
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101 Pender St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1T6, Canada
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

To start off with words can't even begin to describe the customer service that my family received when we came to this adorable tea shop. Daniel was so friendly and knowledgeable and helpful and answered all of our questions we had about our tea we...More

Thank Loren T
Reviewed 25 May 2017

I have always thought that the tiny Chinese teapots were beautiful, but I must admit I never thought about how they could serve tea to a number of people. Daniel walked us through the process and history of tea service. And his tea selection is...More

Thank swajwilson
Reviewed 25 February 2017

My wife loves tea, I'd be fine in a world without tea. We (she) stopped in on a whim and I burned up time looking at some expensive aged teas and various items in the store while my wife shopped. She picked out a few...More

Thank Arkstfan
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Very rarely do you encounter a business that is truly special. I had the pleasure of trying some incredibly good white tea at The Chinese Tea Shop. Daniel, the owner, knows his tea. He will teach you the correct way to brew it and the...More

Thank ic3guy
Reviewed 25 August 2014

If you like your tea this store is a must visit. Daniel the owner is very knowledgeable and friendly. He let me sample a good number of fine teas, puerhs and oolongs. Great place to learn more about tea or if you are a tea...More

Thank Carlos O
Reviewed 10 November 2013

I am a tea lover. While visiting Vancouver from the States, I happened upon this store. My husband tagged along and reluctantly came in. We met Daniel, the owner. He was inviting and knowledgeable. I finally know why my tea sometimes tasted bitter. Daniel taught...More

Thank dmfamg
Reviewed 24 August 2013

If you like tea and the Chinese tea ceremony, go to this shop while in Vancouver. At the periphery of Chinatown, it is a neat store. Read about it in National Geographic Traveller and since I love tea especially tea from China and India, my...More

Thank Deborah V
Reviewed 5 July 2013

We were fortunate enough to get the full tea demonstration and samples several different teas. I loved the tea service and the clay tea pots. The tea was so much different than what I as used to drinking that we purchased a set. There was...More

Thank Tomr1109
Reviewed 19 January 2013

i went in and it had alot of different selections, but its kinda expensive so i had to walk out. if you want to pay double for tea, i recomend it, i wil say the shop was very very nice

Thank Cherilyn C
Reviewed 24 July 2012

We arrived just in time for a tea demonstration by the owner, Daniel. He was very knowledgable about all things tea!

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With the recent exodus of massive new building
projects hitting the neighbourhood, Chinatown; which
has always been one of the city's most vibrant areas;
is even more buzzing and buoyant than ever before.
Playing host to some of the city's best pan-Asian
cuisine, from fusion food to traditional home-cooking,
Chinatown has remained faithful to its roots as a
space which clambers with shop signs and welcomes
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US$ 5 - US$ 784
Open Hours
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
1:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 101 Pender St E, Vancouver, British Columbia V6A 1T6, Canada
  • Location: Canada  >  British Columbia  >  Vancouver>  > Chinatown
  • Neighbourhood: Chinatown
  • Phone Number: +1 604-633-1322
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Daniel Lui opened his specialty boutique in 2004. The store features Daniel's famous collection of teas and teaware from China. Every day, friends, students and customers from around the world visit the shop. They purchase tea, share information, compare teapots, take lessons and discuss the finer points of Gong Fu Cha and tea culture.
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