Loose Leaf Tea & Pyramid Tea Bags

Discover our loose leaf tea and pyramid tea bags sourced from Birchall and The Metropolitan Tea Company, whose passion is to provide the finest loose tea, premium tea pyramids and accessories from around the globe.

Whether you’re looking for a traditional tea or wanting to discover a new herbal tea, we will have something that takes your fancy! Explore our large and varied selection of superb loose leaf tea, and pyramid tea bag including Assam tea and Earl Grey tea as well our the perfect Breakfast tea - York Emporium Breakfast Tea.

Looking for a gift? Browse our selection of Luxury Loose Leaf Tea Gift Packs perfect for any tea lover!

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  1. Assam Behora Tea

    Assam Behora Tea

    Starting at: £3.85

    Enjoy an exquisite cup of Assam Tea

    Taste

    A classic Assam with a traditional leaf. Produced during the second flush in June, this Assam tea embodies all the flavour and strength you expect from a top Assam estate. It gives a bright and coppery cup and is excellent with milk.

    Facts

    Assam is a north eastern province of India. The Behora Estate in Assam's Golaghat district was established in 1908. Behora has developed an excellent reputation by consistently manufacturing best of class teas. Its location near to the river in Golaghat gives the tea the benefit of some of Assam's premier soil conditions as well as making it easier to transport tea via the river. The quality of its assam tea has allowed Behora to thrive and grow and today. The total land under tea is nearly 5 square miles, producing approximately 3 million pounds of tea per annum.

  2. Berry Berry Herb & Fruit Tea

    Berry Berry Herb & Fruit Tea

    Starting at: £4.12

    The fabulous Berry Berry Herb & Fruit Tea is a real favourite here at York Coffee Emporium

    Taste

    This is a full-flavoured tea with deep berry notes. The cup is deep burgundy red, oozing strength and character. This decaf, loose-leaf tea gives a refreshing, healthy drink without caffeine and is delicious either hot or cold.

    This caffeine-free fruit and herb tea contains a blend of dried fruits and herbs including luxury hibiscus, elderberries, dried black and red currants:

  3. The hibiscus adds a tart, refreshing dimension.
  4. The rose-hip chips add mellow smoothness and Vitamin C.
  5. The currants give the tea a very distinctive character - black for fruitiness and red for "bite" and tangy flavour.
  6. The raisins top this off with their natural sweetness.

    Facts

    In winter, add a few cloves and cinnamon sticks, simmer for an hour and then add some red wine - a perfect mulled wine for cold stormy nights. In summer, drink as an iced tea or try freezing it into lolly moulds for children.

  • Berry Berry Herb & Fruit Tea Pyramids

    Berry Berry Herb & Fruit Tea Pyramids

    Starting at: £3.25

    The fabulous Berry Berry Herb & Fruit Tea is a real favourite here at York Coffee Emporium

    Taste

    This is a full-flavoured tea with deep berry notes. The cup is deep burgundy red, oozing strength and character. This decaf, loose-leaf tea gives a refreshing, healthy drink without caffeine and is delicious either hot or cold.

    This caffeine-free fruit and herb tea contains a blend of dried fruits and herbs including luxury hibiscus, elderberries, dried black and red currants:

  • The hibiscus adds a tart, refreshing dimension.
  • The rose-hip chips add mellow smoothness and Vitamin C.
  • The currants give the tea a very distinctive character - black for fruitiness and red for "bite" and tangy flavour.
  • The raisins top this off with their natural sweetness.

    Facts

    Each biodegradable, silk tea bag contains 2.5g of the same grade and quality tea as the loose leaf. The pyramid shape enables optimum infusion.

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    Birchall Camomile - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    Birchall Camomile - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    £3.99

    Birchalls Camomile tea is a classic herbal tea made from the scented flowers and leaves of the wild camomile plant. Camomile has long been prized for its relaxing qualities and is believed to restore natural balance by aiding digestion and promoting sleep. A single cup of our smooth and soothing herb infusion helps you unwind, making it perfect in the evening just before bedtime.

    Only the finest, whole camomile flowers are selected and it is these that give Birchall Camomile its delicate floral character, clear gold colour and mellow, sweet taste.

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    Birchall Great Rift - Box of 20 Prism Tea Bags (RFA)

    Birchall Great Rift - Box of 20 Prism Tea Bags (RFA)

    £3.99
    A deliciously strong breakfast tea bursting with flavour, recently winning the highest accolade at the 2015 Great Taste Awards. It is sourced exclusively from estates across East Africa, from Rwanda through to the Great Rift Valley in Kenya, where the very best teas are to be found.
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    Birchall Green Tea & Peach - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    Birchall Green Tea & Peach - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    £3.99

    Birchalls Green Tea & Peach is a traditional green tea, blended with real fruit pieces and marigold flowers. This full flavoured, aromatic green tea is a plentiful source of anti-oxidants, which are known for their cleansing and detoxifying qualities and contains less caffeine than black tea, making it a wonderful substitute that can be enjoyed throughout the day.

    Once steeped in hot water, the vibrant green leaves unfurl to produce a rich, deep yellow infusion with a sweet fruity fragrance that is smooth, light and rounded with delicate floral notes. 

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    Birchall Green Tea - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    Birchall Green Tea - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    £4.25

    This is a pure green tea sourced from China where the very best teas of this variety are to be found. For centuries these teas have been revered across the Far East for their therapeutic properties. They are a rich, natural source of anti-oxidants, which are known to cleanse, detoxify and restore natural balance.

    Birchalls have expertly sourced a traditional Mao Feng for this Green Tea,  Its dark green leaves brighten when infused to produce a shimmering, clear, yellow colour with an initial smoothness, which evolves into the more complex, fragrant notes that characterise Mao Feng.

  • Birchall Lemongrass & Ginger Tea - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    Birchall Lemongrass & Ginger Tea - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    £3.99

    Birchalls Lemongrass & Ginger tea is a warming herbal tea made with pure lemongrass and spicy ginger pieces. The renowned digestive benefits of ginger root and the soothing properties of lemongrass combine perfectly in this delightful infusion to elevate your mood and revive you anytime you need a boost.

    Only the most elegant batons of lemongrass and delicate cuts of ginger pieces have been used in this blend and it is these that give Birchall Lemongrass & Ginger its woody citrus aroma, light yellow liquor and lively, uplifting character.

     

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    Birchall Peppermint Tea - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    Birchall Peppermint Tea - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    £3.99

    Birchalls  Peppermint tea is a classic herbal tea made from only the finest pure peppermint leaves. Peppermint is traditionally acknowledged to aid digestion and our luxurious single mint infusion is entirely caffeine free, making it perfect as an after-dinner digestif or as a late evening refreshment.

    Only picked whole peppermint leaves are selected for this blend and it is these that give Birchall Peppermint its deep amber infusion, vibrant, awakening aroma and cool, minty taste. 

     

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    Birchall Red Berry & Flower - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    Birchall Red Berry & Flower - Box of 15 Prism Tea Bags

    £3.99

    This Red Berry & Flower tea is a luxuriously smooth blend of sweet red berries and refreshing hibiscus. This full flavoured red fruit tea is a plentiful source of anti-oxidants and is naturally caffeine free, so you can enjoy it at any time of day.

    The tea has been  expertly blended to balance the sweet taste of strawberry  with the richer, distinctive notes of elderberry and hibiscus flower. It is these ingredients which combine perfectly to give Birchall Red Berry & Flower its deep, rich ruby-red liquor, lush, candied aroma and intense, fruity flavour.

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    Here at York Coffee Emporium we have a wonderful collection of loose leaf teas and tea pyramids. Choose from Black and Oolong Loose Teas, Green and White Loose Teas, Fruit and Herbal Infusions, Flavoured Tea or even Wellness teas. We are extremely proud of the quality of the gourmet loose leaf tea as well as the luxury pyramid teabags that we sell.

    Browse and buy speciality loose teas online from around the world. Our luxury tea leaves are sourced from The Metropolitan Tea Company. Most of our teas contain either Fair Trade or Ethical Tea Partnership accredited tea. Ethical Tea Partnership (ETP) - monitor and regulate the living and working conditions on tea estates around the world. Teas showing this sign contain either 50% or 98% ETP content Fair Trade (FT) - promotes increased standards of living for labourers in developing countries. Teas showing this sign contain at least 50% FT content.

    Relax and unwind with a cup of tea made from some of our delicious loose tea leaves infused with or without our handy pyramid teabags. From breakfast tea to organic Rooibos tea we aim to present the tea lovers of the UK with a great selection and the best customer service.