Best Shanghai Tea Houses – Top Shanghai Tea Houses Reviewed

Even though, Shanghai has café everywhere, there are still people who likes traditional culture would prefer fun at the tea house, and chat about life. Here is the list of top 10 tea house.

Tea tasting in Shanghai

Getting healthy: Cha Shi Di (Place to get to know tea)

Simple life: Chi Cha Qu (Let’s have tea)

First floor of Yuanshen Sports Center, No. 1458 Zhangyang Road, Pudong, Shanghai

The owner is the apprentice of Chen Yifei. The reason Cha Shi Di is called club, is because it offers Yoga class, body massage, Chinese zither classes and others.

10:00 – 23:00

Subway line 6 to Yuanshen Sports center, bus line 170, 630, 783, 790, and 791

Free parking when dine in

Cost per person: 60 yuan


Tea with music: Lake Pavilion Tea House

No. 257 Yu Garden Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai (center of the lotus pond)

The ordinary tea house with a sense of royalty. The oldest tea house existing in Shanghai. Here, besides the tea, every Tuesday afternoon you can enjoy the traditional Chinese instruments performance. Besides tasting the tea, you can also have a glance of the Jiangnan culture.

8:30 – 22:00

Bus line 736, 930, 920, 801, 64

Parking lot outside the God Temple

Cost per person: 60 yuan


Tun Run Tea House

Relax: Tun Run Tea House

The quietness in Hengshan Road

No. 199 Hengshan Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai

You spend a slow afternoon, for a cup of tea, some snacks, a causal dinner, or the chess that you were crazy about when you were a kid. Add a little sense of addiction in age in a slow pace.

10:00 – 1:00

Subway line 1 Hengshan Road Station

The underground parking garage for Orden Bowling Center

Cost per person 60 yuan


Collection from Ming and Qing dynasty: Yanyu Jiangnan Tea House (Foggy and Raining Days in Jiangnan Tea House)

The atmosphere of Ming and Qing dynasty

No. 980 Dongtiyuhui Road, Hongkou District (Inside Quyang Park)

The various furniture from Ming and Qing dynastic has add to the retro atmosphere. A few special designed huge beds allow guests to talk about tea while laying back, giving you a strong sense of relax and other feelings that hard to describe.

Monday to Friday 11 am to 23 pm. Starts a little bit early in weekend, normally opens at 10 am

Subway line 3 Chifeng Station, Bus line 933, 829, 502, 810, and 199

Cost per person 58 yuan


Antique: Taihe Tea House

Antique and tea, the same

No 1048 Pudong Blvd, Pudong New District, Shanghai

A stone statues from Ming Dynasty, a few furniture from Ming and Qing dynasty. Every time, the owner travels, he will bring a few antiques back and share with the guests in the tea house.

10:00 – 22:00

Subway line 4 Pudong Blvd Station, Bus Line 774, 81, and 85

Free parking

Cost per person 50 yuan


Original culture: Gengyueren Tea House

The Hui Culture in Yu Garden

No. 4 Building, Yu’an, No. 235 Middle Fangbing Road, Huangpu district, Shanghai

The representation of Hui Culture, inscription from Yu Qiuyu. Each piece is the original one that is carefully selected by the owner from all over China.

10:00 – 23:00

Every Friday 17:30 – 19:30 and Weekend from 14:30 – 16:30, there will be performance here.

Cost per person 68 yuan

Yifeng Tea House

No. 558 Shagang Road, Yangpu District, Shanghai

The water used to brew tea here is very special. It is the spring water comes from Dreaming of the Tiger Spring. People always say good tea should use good water. Such a careful selection of water source shows the unique taste of this place.

10:00 – 1:00

Subway line 8 Huangxing Park Station, Bus line 133, 137, 577, 934, 135, 147

Free parking in front

Cost per person 68 yuan


The heart of buddha: Friendship Tea House

The tea life in a pure and natural atmosphere

No. 565 Daduhe Road, Putuo District, Shanghai

The wooden temple door and eaves, with a sound of water flowing at the gate, and the smile of the Maitreya, you can breathe the aroma of tea and wood.

10: 00 – 02:00

Bus line 944, 551, 216

Free parking

Cost per person 40 yuan


The field of performance over hundred years: Song Yuan Tea Performance House

The harmony of fashion and tradition

No. 1667 Gonghexin Raod, Zhabei District, Shanghai

It’s used to be a performance place with a hundred-year history. Now, it changed its business mole into two: downstairs for young white collars and upstairs for tea fans.

6:00 – 24:00

Subway line 1 Yanchang Road

Free parking in front

Cost 68 yuan


Top luxury: Daketang Tea House

Top Pu-erh tea club

No. 25 of South Xiangyang No. 388 Alley, Xuhui District, Shanghai

As the top club for Pu-erh products, Daketang is famous in the industry. A lot of celebrities will come to this place when they are in Shanghai. Daketang hidden inside old house, the elegant garden and the unique wall of photos with celebrities give this place some fun.

10:00 – 2:00

Bus line 42, 45, 327

Free parking in the courtyard

Cost per person 500 yuan, minimum 100 yuan