Kingston is home to quite a few tea shops. We’ve gone ahead and created a list of both locally owned and chain stores for your convenience. Did we miss any? If so, please let us know by leaving a comment below.
Locally Owned Tea Shops In Kingston
Cha Cha Tea (506 Days Rd.) is a locally owned tea shop started by Kaoru Miller in 2006. Her shop offers a large selection of 80 loose leaf teas and tisanes plus 3-4 seasonally . Kaoru is very passionate and knowledgeable about teas and is pursuing her tea sommelier certification.
The Tea Room is located in Beamish-Munro Hall of Queen’s University and has been providing Queen’s and the Kingston community with the option of buying environmentally responsible food and drinks, sourced from local vendors since 2006. With over 30 loose leaf teas to choose from, you’re sure to find a favourite.
Enchanted Creations Tea (1559 HWY 15) is located just east of the downtown on the other side of the causeway. The shop offers an assortment of teas (200 teas/tisanes on offer), gifts & wellness products. They also do custom blends for special occasions, businesses and general well being. The owner’s extensive knowledge has led her to travel to India with the Tea Association and also taught the tea sommelier progran at Algonquin college.
Delightfully Different Tea Room (197 Wellington St.) is located in the downtown about a block down the corner of Princess Street and Wellington Street. After 12 years of retirement, Denise Paquette formerly of Delightfully Different Café and Tea House has now ventured into Delightfully Different Tea Room!
Chain Tea Shops In Kingston
DAVIDsTEA (Cataraqui Centre & 225 Princess St Unit# 66) is a bright, contemporary chain offering a large variety of gourmet teas & accessories.