Teahouses in Hangzhou

Hangzhou TeahouseHangzhou has many teahouses, where people usually order a pot of tea to kill time. Many of the teahouses offer buffet including snacks and fruit. Sitting in a teahouse, sipping your tea while enjoying the beautiful scenery, half a day passes, isn't it pleasurable? Here are some recommended ones in the city:

 Qing Teng Tea House
Qing Teng Tea House presents quality tea and nice buffet. As one of the most famous teahouses in Hangzhou, it is often crowded, so it is advisable to reserve on weekends and during holidays.
Average cost per person: CNY88 – 158
Yuanhua branch: 2F, Yuanhua Plaza, No. 278, Nanshan Road, Shangcheng District
Operating hours: 09:30 – 17:00, 17:30 – 01:30 the next day
Jinxiu branch: No. 583, Fengqi Road, Xiacheng District
Operating hours: 10:00 – 17:00, 17:30 – 01:00 the next day

Teapot  Xinyuan Teahouse
It is an old teahouse in Hangzhou, offering a variety of tea and abundant snacks, such as sunflower seeds, pine nut, raisin, fried chicken wings, lamb shashlik, fried dumplings, kiwi fruit and dragon fruit. Many people come to play cards or only have tea. It now has a number of branches in Hangzhou.
Average cost per person: CNY58 - 168
Operating hours: 10:00 – 17:00, 18:00 – 00:00
Pinghai Road branch: 5F, Pinghai Wangjiao Building, No. 58, Pinghai Road, Shangcheng District (near Huansha Road)
Ding’an branch: 2F, Intime Department Store, No. 27, Ding’an Road, Shangcheng District (near Wushan Square)
Fengqi Road branch: 2F, Shuangniu Mansion, No. 281, North Jianguo Road, Xiacheng District (near Fengqi Road)
Huanglong branch: 2F, building E, Hengli Mansion, No. 5, Huanglong Road, Xihu District
Jiaogong Road branch: No. 252, Jiaogong Road, Xihu District
Xiangjisi Road branch: 2F, Santang Zhuyuan, No. 34-36, Xiangjisi Road, Gongshu District
Tiancheng Road branch: inside Macau Plaza, No. 92, Tiancheng Road, Jianggan District
Jiangnan Avenue branch: 1F, Hengxin Mansion, No. 588, Jiangnan Avenue, Binjiang District

 Hu Pan Ju
Hu Pan Ju is by the side of the West Lake, so you can have a good view of the lake by sitting near the window. Different types of tea and many snacks are available.
Average cost per person: CNY120 – 280
Operating hours: 12:00 – 00:00
Address: No. 1, West Huancheng Road, Xihu District (opposite the Lakeview Hotel)

 Wen Ying Ge
Tea-things in a teahouseLocated inside the Liulang Wenying Park, Wen Ying Ge has a perfect position to see the West Lake. You can eat the snacks and fruit freely if you have ordered tea. In most cases, reservation beforehand is necessary.
Average cost per person: CNY68 – 108
Operating hours: 09:00 – 16:30, 17:00 – 01:00 the next day
Address: inside the Liulang Wenying Park, Ancient Qingbo Gate (Qing Bo Men), Nanshan Road, Shangcheng District

 Zi Yi Ge
Decorated in a traditional Chinese style, Zi Yi Ge is famous for its fresh fruit. Like most teahouses, they also present customers free snacks when tea is ordered.
Average cost per person: CNY100
Operating hours: 10:00 – 02:00 the next day
Address: 1F, No. 172, Shuguang Road, Xihu District (near Beishan Road) 

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 Tao Tao Ju
With a very pleasant environment, Tao Tao Ju offers original tea, various snacks and abundant buffet dinner for its guests.
Average cost per person: CNY68 – 108
Operating hours: 09:30 – 22:30
Address: No. 248-250, Four-eyed Well (Si Yan Jing), Hupao Road, Xihu District

 Xi Yuan Tea House
It has a perfect location to see the best scenery of the West Lake. Sipping your tea while appreciating the nice view will impress you a lot. Usually, guests need to pay 15% service fee.
Average cost per person: CNY128 – 188
Address: No. 37, Nanshan Road, Xihu District

 Hao Yue Liang
Average cost per person: CNY58 – 128
Address: 1F, International Garden, Tianmushan Road, Xihu District

 Lake-side Teahouse
Average cost per person: CNY168
Operating hours: 09:00 – 23:00
Address: inside Xihu State Guest Hotel, No. 18, Yang Gong Di, Xihu District

 He Cha Guan Fine Tea
Average cost per person: CNY98 - 198
Anman branch: inside Amanfayun Hotel, No. 22, Fayun Lane, Xihu Street, Xihu District (near Lingyin Temple)
Banyan Tree branch: inside Banyan Tree Hotel, No. 21, Zijingang Road, Xihu District (near Tianmushan Road)

- Last updated on Jul. 19, 2022 -
Questions & Answers on Hangzhou Teahouses
Asked by INES_RATO | Aug. 22, 2014 05:11Reply
English Speaking Teahouse in Hangzhou

I am going to China in a week. Can you please recommend a couple of good teahouses in HZ where they speak English?

I would like to experience a real Chinese teahouse, but I don't speak Chinese.

Thank you.
Answers (1)
Answered by Lily from INDONESIA | Aug. 23, 2014 01:57

I’m not clear about the English-speaking teahouse, but I know two fine teahouses, may be you can have a try there.
Wanglun Teahouse
No. 369 of Wenyi Road, Xihu District
Biyu Teahouse
No.19 of Chnagqing Street, Xiacheng District
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