15 things every tea lover needs

We all know how important a good cup of tea can be. The phrase ‘put the kettle on’ is a fixer of all things and with a cup of tea, in your favourite mug, anything is possible.

In honour of our favourite drink, these are the things we think every true tea lover should own. After all, you can’t buy happiness but you can buy tea… and that’s the same kind of thing.

15 things every tea lover needs


Anthropologie Tea for one set, £32
Make tea for one a real treat with this glamorous kettle and cup.


Zazzle Tea time clock, £24.80
Because if you’re a true tea-lover, you know every time of day is a good time for tea.


Oliver Bonas tropical teaspoons, £8
Give afternoon tea a taste of the tropics with these style spoons.


Lakeland refillable sillicon teabag, £4.49
If you prefer a loose leaf tea, you need this reusable tea bag. Simply fill it with your favourite tea, then leave it to brew in hot water.


Biscuit pocket mug, £6.99
Wherever there’s tea, there should be biscuits…

The contemporary home ceramic sugar pot, £10
If sugary tea is your thing, keep the sweet stuff stored in this stylish ceramic pot.


Etsy personalised teaspoon, £8
You’ll never stir your tea with any old teaspoon again, once you’ve used these lovingly hand-stamped silver-plated spoons.


Lisa Angel travel mug, £10
For those early mornings when you need tea on the go.


Kuchenprofi penguin tea boy, £19.50
About to make a phone call but need a tea for when you’re done? Hang a teabag on the beak then set the timer, when the time is up it will be lowered into your mug.


Letter room wooden tea storage box, £19.95
Good teas are precious, so store them carefully in this wooden box


Chuzy Chef self-stirring mug, £10.99
Activate the fluid motor by pushing the button and this mug will stir your tea for you.


Anthropologie tea towel set, £30
Keep your tea-making station looking beautiful with these printed cotton tea towels.


Hotpoint variable temperature kettle, £59
Different teas require different temperatures to brew perfectly. This clever kettle allows you to set an exact temperature using the LED display, and keep it hot for 30 minutes.


Joseph Joseph lemon juicer, £12
Gone are the days of dropping lemon pips in your tea, this juicer has a sieve to catch them.



T2 20 little gems gift set, £20
Sip and sample your way through a selection of  green, black, white, spiced and sweet teas from this specialist shop.

Bespoke verse tea poem tea towel, £9.95
An ode to your favourite drink…


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