It can be hard to buy a gift for tea lovers. Especially if you don’t know much about tea. In this guide, you’ll find 47 hand picked gifts for tea lovers – from practical to decor. We also include Chinese, Japanese, Arabic and British tea sets. Plus iced tea, office gifts and tea samplers.
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47 Gifts for Tea Lovers
Tea is one of the world’s most popular drinks. Whether served hot or cold, it has a great taste and comes in a number of different flavors and blends. You have your choice of black or green teas and others that have a slightly floral flavor or a hint of herbs.
With the best gifts for tea lovers, you’ll find some great ways to treat the tea lovers in your life for special occasions.
Best Gifts for Tea Lovers (Top Picks)
Finding the right gift for someone who loves tea and drinks it regularly is easier than you might think. Some of the best gifts shown in the section below are great for those who drink tea every day and those who think it’s the best drink in the world. You can find gifts for both family and friends.
Dinosaur Loose Leaf Tea Infusers
The neck of each dinosaur is long enough that it will stick out over the top of the cup, which lets the tea lovers stir the liquid inside and easily remove the infuser later.
Stovetop Safe Tea Kettle with Strainer and 4 Cups
A built-in strainer allows users to brew tea with bags and to add other ingredients to their brews. It also comes with a set of four matching handleless cups.
Glass Tea Infuser Bottle Tumbler and Strainer
The Sacred Glass Tea Infuser is a set that any tea drinker might appreciate. It comes with a glass tumbler that has two layers of insulation to keep the tea hot and an infuser that works with loose tea leaves and other ingredients.
This set also features a sleeve that wraps around the tumbler to keep the heat away from the drinker’s hands.
Classic Tea Kettle
It also features a spout that whistles to let users know when the water is ready. This kettle is easy to use on a glass or ceramic stove top.
Bamboo Tea Box
Finding the right blend early in the morning is easy with this wood tea box. It has a clear glass top that lets users see the teabags inside and a drawer that slides out for storing spoons and other utensils.
This box can hold more than 100 tea bags in the dedicated storage spots inside. It also allows users to display their six favorites.
1 Litre Glass Teapot with Removable Infuser
If an accident does happen, instead of shattering into hundreds of pieces the way that other glass kettles can, it breaks into large pieces that are easy to pick up. It has an ergonomic handle for added comfort and a spout that won’t drip as it pours.
Tea Infusers: Set of 3
Tea drinkers have problems making large pots of infused tea because most infusers are quite small, but this infuser set works with all pots and mugs. It comes with three different infusers that can hold enough loose leaves to make a full pot.
The box also features a scoop for measuring tea leaves. With two small infusers and one large infuser, this set is suitable for making single cups and tea for a group.
Electric LED Kettle
Capable of holding 1.7 liters of water, this CORSI LED kettle allows users to make tea without waiting as long for water to boil. It uses borosilicate glass that won’t break or shatter and has a sleek handle on the side.
The kettle plugs into any outlet and provides boiling hot water in minutes. Thanks to the LED display, users can easily see the temperature of the water inside.
Ceramic Tea Brewing Cup with Infuser Basket
The cup has an infuser bracket that works with tea bags and infusing ingredients and comes with a lid that retains the heat inside.
Mug Warmer & Mug Set
It has temperature controls on the bottom that let the user set the temperature in Celsius or Fahrenheit and a digital display that shows the current temp. The warmer comes with a matching stainless steel cup.
Quirky and Unique Gifts for Tea Lovers
When you ask for ideas of what gifts tea drinkers will love, you’ll often get feedback from those who suggest tea samplers and sets. Those suggestions are great but you can get even more creative.
You can give a gift that no one else would when you look at some of the quirky and unique gifts for tea drinkers. These gifts are suitable for tea lovers of all ages.
Sloth Tea Infuser
A fun way to make or infuse tea is with this sloth infuser. Shaped like a sloth, it fits right over the side of a cup and allows the loose tea and other ingredients inside to slowly flavor the water in the cup.
It is free of BPA and other harmful toxins, which makes it an infuser that tea lovers can use safely.
“Bring Me Some Tea” Socks
The socks, which come in different colors, have teapots and other images on the top. Across the bottom are the words, “If you can read this, bring me some tea.”
It uses a combination of spandex and cotton to fit comfortably and comes in several sizes. The shirt features “Tea Shirt” and a drawing of a teabag on the front in white.
Llama Tea Infuser (Como Tea Llama)
Small holes on the side let the flavor of the tea come through and keep the leaves inside where they belong.
The Tea Book
This hardcover book looks at everything from how farmers grow tea and how people taste samples to tips on brewing a cup and making the tea taste its best.
Tea Rex T-Shirt
It comes in a bright green color with a fun image of a T-Rex drinking tea on the front.
The Story of Tea (Book)
It includes some nice color photos and comes in both Kindle and hardback formats.
Tea Gift Sets for Tea Lovers
Tea sets are a good gift for both new tea drinkers and long term fans of the drink. Many of the best sets come with both a pot and a set of cups, and the pot can store enough tea for everyone who wants a cup. You can choose sets inspired by some of the top cultures in the world.
Turkish Tea Set
It features clear glasses with brass accents, decorated spoons that use some bright colors, brass holders and matching brass saucers. This set also comes with a beautiful brass tray.
Japanese Tea Set
It comes with a pot that has its own filter and six matching cups, all of which are dishwasher and microwave safe.
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Chinese Tea Sets
It’s not surprising that so many people associate tea with China. China still exports more tea than any other country in the world.
Instead of just buying a sampler of Chinese teas though, you can look for a Chinese tea set. Most of these sets come with cups and other accessories for use with tea.
Yellow Dragon Chinese Tea Set (6 Cups)
The design features bold red and gold colors with a white finish on the inside of each cup. This set comes with a pot and six cups.
Traditional Chinese Tea Cups
Each cup features a floral and fish design on the bottom and a soft green color. These cups conveniently fit in the palm of the hand.
Travel Chinese Tea Set (2 Cups)
This set comes with a porcelain pot and two teacups in the same green color that fit on a small wooden tray. The tray and other pieces fit inside the including case.
This would work while on a road trip or even camping. Here are some more gift ideas for campers.
English Tea Sets
Tea drinkers in England believe that it’s one of the best drinks in the world. They often have service sets that include everything needed to have and share a pot of tea with others.
You can let a loved one enjoy the same type of ceremony at home with an English tea set.
English Tea Set (Blue Willow)
Not only will your loved one get four teacups and saucers, but he or she will also get four matching dinner plates and other service pieces for four people.
British Royal Tea Set (6 Setting)
The gold rims and accents on each piece match back to the gold tone of the holder, which makes storing all the pieces easy. It comes with a sugar bowl and creamer too.
Red Rose English Tea Set
It comes with an elegant holder with a gold finish that holds both the cups and plates. All the plates and cups have a floral design in shades of pink and white.
Tea Accessory Gifts for Tea Lovers
The days of sitting down for an hour or more for a tea break in the middle of the day seem to be a thing of the past, except maybe on the weekend or a holiday.
Many busy people still like to have some type of ceremony when drinking tea though, which makes some of these accessory gifts suitable for them. You might opt for utensils and spoons or a handy travel set for your loved one.
GongFu Bamboo Tea Tray
It’s large enough that it can hold a pot, cup and any utensils or accessories that the person needs. The tray uses real wood and features authentic writing across the top.
Chinese Tea Utensil Set
The set features coasters for holding teacups and utensils for mixing and stirring blends. It also comes with a holder that matches the utensils.
Tea Travel Set
The cup and pot both feature a durable ceramic design, and both will fit inside the small carrying case in a matching color.
Gold Tea Spoons
Each of the eight included spoons has a gold finish and a scrolled design that incorporates other decorative elements. The spoons are nice for using with other hot drinks as well.
Tea Bag Squeezer
Instead of getting their hands wet and dirty, tea drinkers can use this squeezer to get every bit of flavor from a bag. It uses real metal and is easy to use.
Decor Gift Ideas for Tea Lovers
Why settle for a box of tea or a tea maker, when you can find some great decor gifts for your favorite tea drinkers?
These gifts let them decorate their home and their office to let the world know how much they love tea. With decor gifts, you can find the right gift for any tea drinker.
Tea Bag Holder
This set comes with four holders shaped like kettles that can hold a single bag of used tea.
Vintage Tea Signs
The set comes with four signs that each measure eight-inches by 10-inches, with different prints on each one. The signs are suitable for hanging as-is or for framing.
Designed to match other products from Rae Dunn, it has a convenient handle on top of the lid that locks in the tea, and the word “tea” across the front in black.
Shaped like a kettle, it uses cast iron that keeps the heat of the pot away from any surface to prevent damage.
Tea Time Sign
Measuring eight-inches by six-inches, it has a vintage design that makes it look older than it really is, and it puts the character holding his pocket watch right on the front.
If you have a tea drinker in your life who likes trying new things, you might give the gift of a tea sampler.
Even those who have a favorite blend or product like the idea of sampling new teas and seeing what those flavors taste like.
Here are some great samplers that include multiple blends.
Classic Tea Sampler: Black, Green, White, Herbal
Each of the 28 included packages fit inside a cardboard box that looks like a chest. The box lets users display the selection of tea at home or at the office.
Green Tea Sampler
Green tea has antioxidants and other natural properties that can help with weight loss and certain medical conditions. This green tea sampler offers all the benefits of that tea in easy to use packages.
The 14 packages of tea inside can each make a single cup of tea, but users can also mix packages to make a pot of tea.
Vahdam Earl Grey Sampler
Your tea lover will get enough tea to make up to 50 cups. Some of the flavors included are oolong and chai teas, but the set also includes some unique flavors.
Loose Leaf Tea Sampler (11 Teas)
Each type of tea comes in a small container inside a large box. The top of the box includes some information about each tea, including its name and country of origin.
Detox Tea Sampler
Each pack makes a single cup of tea and is easy to carry. Those who like detox teas will like seeing the effects that these teas have on their bodies.
Office Gifts for Tea Lovers
Many offices now have on-site kitchens with some basic appliances that employees can use. They can make popcorn and other snacks as well as coffee and tea.
Some of the best office gifts for tea lovers include products that let them make and drink their favorite teas on the job.
Travel Tea Infuser Set
The infuser works as a teapot for one and makes it easy to create tea from leaves. It uses two walls of insulation to keep the tea warm. It can keep teas and other drinks hot for hours.
Tea Infuser Travel Mug
Infusing teas with fresh fruit and other flavors is a popular trend, and this travel mug gives tea lovers the chance to make their own brews. It holds up to 14 ounces and comes with a removable infuser that holds loose leaf teas.
The included strainer catches any loose leaves and keeps them inside the mug. At the end of the day, your loved one can rinse out the strainer and clean the mug to get it ready for the next day.
Yeti Tea Desk Mug
Taking hot tea to work is often hard because it just doesn’t stay hot. Yeti makes a handy insulated tumbler that keeps that tea at the perfect temperature as the user moves from home to work and back again.
It comes in several colors and has two walls of insulation inside. There is even a removable lid on the top. Fans of Yeti coolers and other accessories will find the same quality in this tumbler.
Gifts for Iced Tea Lovers
When many people think of tea, they think of the hot drink, but iced tea can taste just as great and serve as a nice refresher on a hot day.
While iced tea is very popular in the south, it’s also quite popular in other regions of the country. You’ll find a few fun gifts suitable for those in your life who enjoy iced tea.
Iced Tea Maker
With the selector dial, users can decide how strong they want their tea and how much they want to make. Nostalgia made this iced tea maker to match some of the other small appliances it offers.
Iced Tea Tumbler
The tumbler is resistant to shattering and both odors and stains and will keep drinks cold for hours. It’s great for taking drinks to the office and for grabbing a glass of iced tea when running errands.
Iced Tea Spoons
The spoons also work as dessert spoons for eating ice cream and other sweets. Users can use the spoon to make sure that all ingredients are thoroughly mixed inside the glass.
1.5 L Iced Tea Maker
Whipping up a batch of iced tea is easy with this 1.5 liter maker. It has a spout on the top that makes pouring the finished drink into a glass easy, and a lid that blocks out the air and locks in the flavor.
This product is great for making cold brew coffee too. It offers an easier and more convenient way to make iced tea.
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No matter if the tea lover in your life is traditional or modern, there is something special in this post for them. What gift do you have your eye on?
Have a recommendation? Let me know in the comments!
Hi, I’m Bryan Haines. And I’m a co-founder of this site. I’m a traveler and photographer. I also blog about photography with a focus on GoPro and action cameras.