tea shop

noun

Definition of tea shop 

chiefly British

: a small restaurant or café : tearoom

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In addition to selling to individual customers, Sunshine Organic Herbals sells to birth centers, chiropractors, spas, tea shops, coffee houses and specialty shops. Austen Erblat, Sun-Sentinel.com, "Sunshine Organic Herbals now open in Delray Beach," 6 July 2018 That year Santa brought us a miniature brownstone, tea shop and cafe. Kevin Fisher-paulson, SFChronicle.com, "On the town — or in this house, many towns," 3 July 2018 Fast-forward to World War I, when Nathanial Coxon a native Bermudan and owner of a tea shop, found his employees, who wore a traditional English navy blazer and khaki pants as their uniform, were just too hot. Elizabeth Wellington, Philly.com, "LeBron James showing a little pre-game leg was more masculine than you think | Elizabeth Wellington," 1 June 2018 It will be operated by franchisee Daxin LLC, founded by Shishen Li, who also owns a boba tea shop in town. Paul Takahashi, Houston Chronicle, "Japanese curry franchise to open first Houston restaurant," 26 June 2018 With its marble hues, minimalist decor and large copper kettles filled with simmering hot masala chai, no other shop exudes as much cool factor as this modern tea shop. Sarah Fritsche, San Francisco Chronicle, "Where to find unforgettable tea and coffee service in the Bay Area," 25 May 2018 Nothing gets an Anglophile’s heart a-racing like the arrival of an authentic British tea shop in the Baltimore area. Tim Smith, baltimoresun.com, "Emma's Tea Spot brings a bit of British charm to Hamilton," 27 Mar. 2018 Bonus: Royaltea, a chain tea shop based in China, soon will be bringing cheese tea to Orlando’s Mills 50 neighborhood (714 N. Mills Ave.). Lauren Delgado, OrlandoSentinel.com, "Mark National Cheese Day with these quirky dishes," 31 May 2018 Photo: Alanna Hale for The Wall Street Journal Red Blossom Tea Company Alice Luong took over her parents’ venerable herb and tea shop, a mainstay on Grant Avenue, a few years back, updating the space and launching a thriving online business. Jay Cheshes, WSJ, "A Feasting Guide to San Francisco’s Newly Glam Chinatown," 2 May 2018

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First Known Use of tea shop

1851, in the meaning defined above

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