2014 London's Top Ten Best Bubble Tea Shops , Taiwan Festival writers select ten of London's best Bubble Tea for those searching for something a bit different. A cold, frothy drink made with iced tea, sweetened milk or other flavorings, and usually with sweet black balls or “pearls” made... Bubble Tea also known as Pearl Milk tea or Boba is a refreshing sweet drink made hot or cold and comes in a variety of flavours. Its flavours and options have no limits and are virtually borderless. It is usually a mix of tea, milk, sugar and black tapioca balls that can be added with different toppings of jelly. Bubble tea which originated from Taiwan has moved beyond their Asian roots and gained popularity across Australia, Canada, America and for a while now in the UK. Its a tea taken through a fat straw that coffee shops or cafés in Hounslow have yet to offer.
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  • Chatime - 20/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop (2012)

Chatime tea is brewed fresh in store using the highest quality natural ingredients with no added preservatives. It is against the company’s policy to use pre-made tea or tea powders and we are a proud to support Australian Farmers, with fresh milk delivered to Chatime

Cost: £3.25/£3.75

Special:mousse, smoothie, oriental pop tea

Website:www.chatimeuk.com

*Address: 11 Old Compton Street W1D TJF London

Days and times: Mon - Sun: 11:00 - 23:00

*Address: 4 Gerrard Street W1D 5PE  London

Days and times: Mon - Sun: 11:00 - 23:00




  • Bubblebase - 19/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop (2012)

Bubblebase was born from the love of Authentic Bubble Tea & healthy Frozen Yoghurt. After sampling each product in 3 different continents (Other than our own!) we just had to bring it to Wales! After craving Bubble Tea for over 12 months, the decision was made to create Bubblebase - The home of great Bubble Tea & Frozen Yoghurt. Creating such a great brand and company has been amazing. Now we want to share that love and enthusiasm with you! Come and try some of the best flavours available, and enjoy the refreshing Bubble Teas created right in front of you!

Cost: £3

Special:Yoghurt

Website:www.bubblebase.co.uk

Address:Queens Arcade CF10 2BY Cardiff

Days and times:Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 18:00 Sun: 11:00 - 17:00





  • Pearls Bubble Tea Cafe - 18/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop  (2012)

Pearls is the first dedicated Bubble Tea Cafe in the Brighton area. With over 20 unique flavors we will have the perfect Bubble Tea for you. Whether it’s a refreshing passion fruit green tea or smooth mango milk tea, come and visit Bubble Tea’s new home in Brighton to find out more about the craze!

Special:smoothie

Address:5 Gardner Street BN1 1UP Brighton

Website:www.pearlsbrighton.com

Days and times:Mon - Sun: 11:00 - 18:00

Cost: £3.25/£3.55





  • LOL - 17/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop (2012)

Bubble tea is a refreshing Taiwanese drink blending original tea and natural flavours served over tasty chewy pearls. These pearls are also known as 'bobas' and are originally made from tapioca starch but in addition we now have new 'popping bobas' that burst exotic flavours into your mouth. LOL brings you the traditional taste of bubble tea from Taiwan. We guarantee all the ingredients are imported from Taiwan with international food licenses to insure high quality and taste of bubble tea. Our LOL tea baristas have been trained in Taiwan to bring you the best brewed tea to your specific taste. Love Of Life, love your life.

Cost: £3.5/3.50

Special:smoothie

Website:www.lolbubbletea.co.uk

Address:15 West One Fitzwilliam Street S1 4JB Sheffield

Days and times:Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 20:00Sun: 12:00 - 18:00




  • Babocha - 16/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop (2012)

These new refreshing flavoured fruit teas and milk teas have been one of the most popular drinks in the far east since early 1980's, originating from Taiwan. China town in America and Australia have found the glory of these refreshing drinks as well as our own China town in London. Bubble Tea is now available at Shanghai Nights and Kobe in Bristol. They are served either iced cold or piping hot with chewy natural tapioca balls or known as "pearls" that you suck up through a fat straw! The range has increased to flavoured jellies, as well as healthy Aloe Vera. The latest crave in Taiwan is a healthy drink called Calpis, which is a non-carbonated drink, it is a light, milky and acidic flavour that can be mixed with green tea or various fruit flavours for a non-tea base version.

Cost: £3/£3.5

Special:hand made ice cream

Website:www.babocha.co.uk

Address:Nelson Street BS1 2JT Bristol

Days and times:Mon - Sun: 12:00 - 10:00




  • Mooboo - 15/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop (2012)

Came across this Bubble Tea shop and the design just caught my attention, walk in and welcome with friendly staffs.Haven't tried bubble tea before but I did tried it with encouragement, the taste just amazing and the jelly just unbeliever.Strongly suggest to everyone to give it a try.

Special:mousse, smoothie, designer chair

Cost: £3.49/£3.79

Website: www.moo-boo.com

*Address: 84 Parkway NW1 7AN Camden London

Days and times: Mon - Sun: 10:00 - 20:00

*Address: 13 Moor Street, London, W1D 5AP London

Days and times:Mon - Sun: 10:00 - 20:00



  • Bubble T Break - 14/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop (2012)

Bubble Tea also known as Pearl Milk tea or Boba is a refreshing sweet drink made hot or cold and comes in a variety of flavours. Its flavours and options have no limits and are virtually borderless. It is usually a mix of tea, milk, sugar and black tapioca balls that can be added with different toppings of jelly.

Cost: £2/£2.5

Special:Taiwanese snacks

Website:www.facebook.com/BubbleTBreak

Address:1 Cross street NE1 4XE Newcastle

Days and times:Mon - Sat: 11:00 - 19:00, Sun: 12:00 - 19:00





  • Hing Kee Bubble Tea (Boba & More) - 13/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop (2012)

HK Boba & More is committed to introduce everyone in the UK to authentic Taiwanese Bubble Tea and all the latest and trendiest hot selling items from the Asia Pacific (Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan and Taiwan). From health & beauty, fashion accessories, make up & make up tools to personalized phone and jewelry accessories, HK Boba & More will satisfy all your Asia retail addiction.

Cost: £3

Special:yogurt

Website:www.facebook.com/HingKeeBubbleTea

Address:96 High Road, Beeston NG9 2LF Nottingham

Days and times:Mon-Wed: 11:30-18:30, Tur. 02:00-18:30, Fri. 11:00-18:30, Sat 10:30-18:30, Sun 10:30-17:00




  • BoboQ - 12/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop  (2012)

Many travel hundreds of kilometres just to enyoy a bubble tea at one of BoboQ's Tea Shops. On their way back home they are already looking forward to the next time.BoboQ specialize in making Taiwanese drink called bubble tea. we also serve special traditional Taiwanese food plus a lounge bar in the first floor for private party booking.Established in 2012 First shop opened in Berlin in 2010 in 2 years time this shop is the 108th shop that are opened in Europe, the biggest bubble tea shop across Europe.

Cost: £3 / £3.4

Special:yogurt, juice tea

Website:www.boboq-birmingham.co.uk

Address: 127 New Street B2 4JQ Birmingham

Days and times: Mon - Thu: 11:30 - 20:00  Fri - Sat: 11:00 am - 20:00 Sun: 12:00 am - 18:00





  • Cuppacha - 11/30 of Best UK Bubble Tea Shop  (2012)

Their bubble tea is amazing, with many flavors that you can get cold or hot, and with various toppings besides boba. They also have other drinks available and small Asian snacks for sale. Staff was very very friendly as well! Waiting for my bubble tea took mildly longer than expected, but I guess that extra bit of lovin' made for a superb drink in the end!

Special:Taiwanese Biscuits

Cost: £3.25/£3.75

Website:www.facebook.com/ilovecuppacha

Address: 23 Newport Court  WC2H 7JS London

Days and times: Mon - Sun: 11:00 - 23:00


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*Descending order by opened time

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