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Huxinting Teahouse (Huxinting Chashi)

No.257 Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
+86 21 6373 6950
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No.257 Yuyuan Road, Huangpu District, Shanghai 200000, China
Old Town
+86 21 6373 6950
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This tea house sits in the middle of an artificial lake, just outside the Yuyuan Gardens and is free to visit. If you can get near it. The crooked path that leads to the building is so congested and once you're there, you'll realize it's...More

1  Thank Jarko2015
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This tea house, sitting out on the lake in the old city, and reached by zig-zag walkways (because bad spirits only go in straight lines), is another must do. Sitting on the top floor on a sunny day watching the people, while drinking some of...More

Thank Rick M
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Went to Huxinting Teahouse and had a very expencive cup of tea. It was a great experience in this old historic house. With a beautiful view og old Chineese buildings and the people walking by. Absolutley worth a visit.

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 30 July 2017

In looking for a Tea House, we encounter this gem where we had a true Tea House experience. They had 2 ladies playing folkloric instruments and singing. It was our first stop in Shanghai, and amazing welcome to China with this scene. We selected our...More

Thank TumiRD
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Ridiculously expensive for a cup of tea, but you pay for the location and views. Service staff was rude as well but I still think it's worth a visit. You also get some free snacks - be aware these are very non-Western snacks that many...More

Thank bendsy
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

A bit expensive, but you pay for the location. Tea was very nice. The free snacks were not to our liking (small eggs and bean curd) but a nice gesture.

Thank Wbvanrij
Reviewed 16 April 2017

There are a lot of people there every day, you can take nice pictures there, also you can go into the place to order one pot of tea to sit dawn by the window to see the busy area, there are a lot red fish...More

Thank Peihu
Reviewed 19 March 2017

e were very fortunate to avoid the tour groups and to get our own little superb room to ourselves. The snacks were very moreish and delicious. The service very personal and the white tea superb. Definitely worth paying for the experience. The beef soup was...More

1  Thank Pauline K
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Nice place to visit. A little expensive for what you get. Service is ok.For us the snacks were almost inedible. Truly an acquired taste. Although seeing the flowering teas was pretty cool.

Thank westphillyboy
Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

This must one of the biggest riboff in Shanghai - at RMB158 for two cups of tea. Probaly the reason why there were only six people in the tea house during the new year celebration.

1  Thank Latvia2014
Old Town
Shanghai’s original walls live on in the curve of the
streets that serve as the border to the old city. An
aerial view shows a clear circular outline and parts
of the original wall are preserved as monuments to the
ancient past. The main tourist attraction of Yuyuan
(which means Yu garden, though it is often redundantly
referred to as Yuyuan Garden) draws hordes of tourists
every day, but wandering the streets around the
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