Choosing The Best Black Tea
With black tea being the most popular type of tea in the world, it is easy to get lost in all the different flavours and blends. We aim to make tea discovery as easy as possible. Finding a new black tea that's just right for you is a fun and tasty learning experience.
A tea at breakfast is a regular part of the day for millions of people, so if you fancy a new breakfast tea, let's see what's on offer. If you normally drink English Breakfast and enjoy the malty richness, there are many other options.
Tippy Assam Loose Tea
A sweet and malty black tea from Assam, delicious with or without milk.
1886 Loose Tea
Moreishly malty, this fantastic breakfast tea represents the flavour London fell in love with.
Chelsea Breakfast Loose Tea
Full-bodied and rich, this powerful flavour is a stronger version of English Breakfast.
Afternoon Tea is something quintessentially British. It is from a bygone era but something many people still enjoy today. If your normal Afternoon Tea is: Earl Grey and you enjoy black tea mixed with the citrus flavours of bergamot, why not try some of our other fruity teas.
Darling Grey Loose Tea
A refreshing twist on the classic Earl Grey with a burst of citrus from orange and lemon peel.
Orange Blossom Loose Tea
A black tea with a bright citrus clarity balanced by rich notes of orange.
Covent Garden Blend Loose Tea
Ceylon black tea, layered with hints of peach and apricot.
Tea for snuggling up to
Snuggling up to a cup of tea is a great pastime, especially on those cold winter nights. If your normal cosy tea is: Spiced Chai and you love it because of its warming flavour, you have a variety of choices.
Spice Imperial Loose Tea
An intensely aromatic black tea with spice and citrus flavours.
Chilli Chai Loose Tea
A spicy blend of loose leaf black tea, cardamom, cinnamon and cloves, followed by a kick of Chilli.
Dark Chocolate Loose Tea
Black tea mixed with a generous helping of cocoa nibs, creating a seriously cosy tea.
Tea For The Adventurous
If you feel like taking a jump from your normal routine, why not try something weirdly wonderful? Black teas are great for creating a variety of flavours, thanks to their dark malty aroma.
Lapsang Souchong Loose Tea
A black tea from China's Fujian Province, this smooth tea is smoked over fires of resin-sweet pinewood.
Whisky Loose Tea
Warm, well-rounded flavours and malty sweetness, this flavoured black tea is as good as any tipple.
Bohemian Raspberry Loose Tea
Inspired by the classic jam tart, this summer fete flavour goes particularly well with smooth black tea.
As you can see, there are so many black teas out there to try at Whittard. We really hope you spread your wings and try something new; it's a delicious and exciting way to discover tea. If you are a little wary of trying something new, please remember our Taste Guarantee. This means that if a tea isn't to your taste, you can return it to us for an exchange or full refund. So you can't really go wrong. If you've got the passion, we have the experience, so come in store or go online to explore a wonderland of black tea.Explore Black Teas