The Exotic Teapot Blog

Amazing Tea and Teaware to wow your senses.

Three Christmas Stocking Surprises: From only £1.60!

We know what it's like this time of year, it is easy to become overwhelmed with lists of gifts and have so many options that you don't know where to start. So we have made it easy for you, visit our website and get unique gifts and stocking fillers for friends and family with one click. Here's a place for you to start:


1. Surprise them with flowers,flowering tea that is… get one bloom for only £1.60

Flowering Tea Bloom
2. A tin of their favourite: We have a huge range of teas to choose from so why not buy a different flavour for everyone on your list. Starting at £ 2.95

Oolong wild orange

3. Or why not spoil them with a beautiful hand blown glass mug and infuser from £15

frog Mug

Autumnal Citrus Tea Selection

The clocks have gone back and the days are drawing in. It’s time to indulge the senses and what better way to celebrate the season than with the taste of oranges and lemon. Citrus flavours are synonymous with this time of year. As the leaves turn copper and golden one derives a sense of pleasure from these juicy orbs. The smell and taste evokes memories of summer as if they have captured the sunshine. We have a selection of beautiful orange and lemon teas that will fill your senses with the joy of the season and brighten even the grayest of days. 

wild orange oolong


Wild Orange Oolong Tea

This sumptuous oolong blend strikes the perfect balance between a soft delicate oolong and the wonderful, succulence of juicy oranges. The high quality tea leaves are lightly fermented using a sophisticated method ensuring a full bodied flavour. Citrus and orange blossom added to create a slightly sweet and fruity bouquet and subtle flavour. SHOP NOW

rooibos orange eucaluptus

Rooibos Orange Eucalyptus

A perfect tea to fight off Autumn colds. This blend combines all the minty freshness of eucalyptus with the zesty tang of sweet orange. Using the finest rooibos tea, eucalyptus leaves, orange peel and blossoms, this blend is completely caffeine free and packed with antioxidants, minerals and vitamins. It’s an invigorating “pick-me-up” that can be enjoyed throughout the day and re-steeped in hot water multiple times. SHOP NOW


citrus zest

Citrus Zest Fruit infusions

This is a delicious zesty, lemon tisane flavoured with apple, hibiscus, rosehip, lemon peel, lemon grass. This tea has a strong lemon aroma and full flavour. It’s caffeine free and can be enjoyed with a little bit of honey. Sold in different sized tins and pouches. SHOP NOW

Indulge in our Sweet Almond Black Tea

Your senses will be wowed from the moment you open the tin. Mouth watering flavours of marzipan blended with chocolate and pink peppercorns make a scrumptious cuppa. This sweet almond tea is the perfect indulgence on a long winter night. It can be enjoyed black with just a sprinkle of sugar to taste and maybe a slice of Christmas Cake and a roaring log fire. Avaliable in various sized tins and pouches. Shop Now.

Black marzipan Tea

TREND WATCH: Discover the Marvellous Mizu

An antique gold floral motif decorates these lovely dusty purple and soft blue teapots. The colours are bang on trend and would be a fine talking point at any social occasion or festive event. This 600ml design is beautifully packaged with a removable tea infuser and an enamel interior finish. Perfect for brewing all types of loose teas. The Mizu teapot would make a lovely Christmas gift for any tea-lover.


mizu cast iron purple teapot

mizu cast iron blue teapot

Sweet Thistle Teapot

Add a little jewel to your tea tray, with our new 450ml Thistle teapot. It’s nostalgic design is inspired by vintage cut glass. It is made with the highest quality borosilicate glass, which is heat resistant and dishwasher safe. This teapot comes with a glass infuser for you to perfectly infuse loose leaf tea but can be removed and makes a  beautiful display of flowering tea. It is an ideal size for one cup and will add elegance and refinement to any tea occasion.

Thistle Teapot 

Popular Tenshi Comes in New Colours

Our popular Tenshi teapots have been relaunched this season in a beautiful new range of colours. A lovely teal blue, russet red and dark lavender purple are exciting new additions to the traditional black. Select on of these lovely colours for your Tetsubin Cast Iron Tea Set, This unique set is beautifully packaged in our pressed flower gift box and includes a Tenshi Cast Iron teapot, two black cast iron cups (100ml), a black cast iron trivet and your choice of green tea. It is a unique and functional gift.


tenshi set blue 



Playing Koi

We are delighted with this new addition to our cast iron collection. This 900ml Black Cast Iron Koi Design ,is decorative and functional. This teapot is perfectly sized to serve 2-3 large cups or many small cups in gong fu style. Inscribed with a traditional Koi motive it is a fabulous addition to a tea lovers collection.


koi teapot 


Meet Elly!

Elly is the perfect way to keep your tea piping hot and add a touch of whimsy to your tea tray. It is a solid cast iron design with an enamel finished interior. This limited edition pot is the ideal size for two large cups of tea or many if served in the smaller gong fu style. This teapot can be used as a kettle on a woodburning or gas stove. It makes an excellent gift for an elephant lover or a quirky addition to any kitchen.


Elly Cast Iron Teapot

Christmas is coming!

It's beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Yes, it is only September but shops are already filled with decorations and Christmas mince pies. It may seem a tad early but if you are one of those amazingly orgnanised individuals who already has their list ready, have a look at our range of beautiful gifts. We gift wrap them too so that is another thing to check off your long list.

Have a look at our lovely gifts here.

Glass Teapot Christmas

Our Blooms Never Fade - Whatever the Season

Today is officially the start of Autumn. It is also the perfect time to enjoy one of our special Exotic Teapot Flowering teas, bringing a bit of blooming magic to warm chilly Autumn days. Enjoy one of our favourites, Mango Splash, it’s exotic smell is guaranteed to whisk you away to a tropical island, even if only for a moment you can enjoy a splash of sunshine. The light, delicate taste is naturally accented with a hint of fresh mango. Hand picked in early Spring, our flowering green teas are high in antioxidants and can be steeped 3 times or more without tasting bitter. Just one flowering tea bloom can make up to 2 litres of tea. Click here to find other flavours:

Flowering Tea in action


Free Jasmine Fairies Bloom

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