Our Story

THE HIGH TEA CLUB has a proud heritage in tea-making that spans back generations. The Xiao family were tea-trading pioneers in the 1950's and specialize in premium loose leaf tea, especially rare and unique varieties from China. Today the Xiao family tradition continues through two sisters who draw their roots in Fujian, which is one of the largest producers of tea in China and home to some of the most renowned Chinese teas. We are dedicated to delivering flavors of a rare and unusual nature, infused from decades of meticulous method and passion in every brew. Join the new generation who are embracing tea as their drink of choice for its' great range of flavor, appealing characteristics, health benefits and fascinating history.

Here are some images from our past:

Our tea shop in China from the 1970's

Tea shop in China from the 1970's

 

 Our tea shop in China from the 1990's

Our tea shop in China from the 1990's

Tea shop in China from the 1990's

 

Our tea shop in China from the 2000's

Our tea shop in China from the 2000's

Tea shop in China from the 2000's

 

Our tea shop in Cambridge today

The High Tea Club in Cambridge today