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Tea Cellar and Lounge, Park Hyatt Washington DC

Not for All the Tea in DC... Just the Good Stuff

The Cellar and Tea Lounge at Park Hyatt Washington D.C.

Tea time is redefined at the Park Hyatt Washington. The Tea Cellar and Lounge, replete with more than 50 varieties of rare and limited-production, single-estate teas from remote regions of China, Japan, Sri Lanka and the Himalayas. Made of glass and kept at the perfect temperature of 60 degrees Fahrenheit, the new cellar is the first of its kind in the United States for storing and aging tea.

Teas are supplied by MITEA, and trained sommeliers are on hand at the lounge to guide visitors through one of the most exceptional lists we’ve ever seen. Try a pot of the special 1985 Royal Reserve Pu-Erh, grown in China and aged roughly twenty years in a cave, for a cost of $300 per pot. Reserve teas are available by the pound, at prices ranging from $150 to $850. The lounge offers regular tastings and selections of iced tea, tea cocktails and herbal tisanes. Food selections change daily, but there is always a variety of pastries available from 2:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

For details visit parkwashington.hyatt.com.

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(Updated: 12/22/10 CT)


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