tea·​house | \ ˈtē-ˌhau̇s How to pronounce teahouse (audio) \

Definition of teahouse

: a public house or restaurant where tea and light refreshments are sold

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Chowrasta, a local outdoor market, Ah Leng Char Koay Teow, a legendary rice noodle shop, and Aik Hoe is an old-school, dim sum-serving teahouse are a few of our favorites. Sarah Khan, Condé Nast Traveler, "How to Fit Southeast Asia's Greatest Hits into a Single Trip," 13 Nov. 2018 The road there passes over verdant mountains before coasting through tropical flatlands, contested territory during the civil war that ended in 2009, now distinguished mostly by quiet teahouses. Amanda Taub And Max Fisher, New York Times, "Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match," 21 Apr. 2018 After a day of sightseeing, a proper afternoon tea should be enjoyed at La Cabaña, a colorful teahouse at the edge of Glacier Martial. Michaela Bechler, Vogue, "An Awe-Inspiring Visit to Ushuaia, Argentina, Also Known as “the End of the World”," 29 Nov. 2018 But the dynamic of radio was totally different from the teahouses where he was accustomed to performing. Amy Qin, The Seattle Times, "Shan Tianfang, a superstar of Chinese storytelling, dies at 83," 17 Sep. 2018 From July 28-29, the teahouse hosts the Rocky Mountain Tea Festival. Melanie D.g. Kaplan, chicagotribune.com, "Boulder, Colorado, does things its own way," 12 July 2018 The other three stops on this tour include an Ethiopian restaurant, a traditional Italian deli and a teahouse run by a fifth-generation herbalist. Roxana A. Soto, USA TODAY, "Sample regional flavors with culinary experts," 30 June 2018 Locals are renowned for spending hours idling over a cup or two at Chengdu’s numerous teahouses. Mark Ellwood, Condé Nast Traveler, "How Chengdu Became China’s Most Inclusive City," 13 June 2018 While writing the novel in Taiwan, Qiu worked for a weekly magazine called The Journalist and later at a teahouse. Ankita Chakraborty, Longreads, "A Crocodile In Paris: The Queer Classics of Qiu Miaojin," 8 June 2018

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1689, in the meaning defined above

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: a restaurant where tea and other refreshments are served

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