Teahouse Takeover @ Host of Leyton

We’re super excited to be running a weekend of tea events at Host of Leyton, 6/7 – 9/7.

Japanese-inspired Afternoon Tea

Smells Like Tea Spirit is joining forces with Matcha Sundays for a Japanese-inspired Afternoon Tea.  We’ll be serving Japanese tea alongside sweet and savoury Japanese-inspired treats, for a tea party like you’ve never seen!

Sunday 9th July : 12:00 – 5:30pm

Matcha Making Workshop

Learn to make matcha – Japanese powered green tea – at home, using authentic and traditional tools and techniques.  Your ticket includes accessories to take home and continue using, as well as a home-made sweet treat to enhance the tasting experience!

Saturday 8th July : 12:00 – 1:30pm

Flavoured Tea Tasting Workshop

Join us for a delicious and informative tea tasting, focused on flavoured teas – real tea that has been naturally flavoured or scented.  Explore and enjoy a variety of high quality, artisinal, whole leaf teas in a fun an informal setting. Includes delicious homemade treats to enhance the tasting experience!

Friday 7th July : 12:30 – 2:00pm

Mindful Tea Workshops

Learn from a certified Mindfulness instructor how to turn a cup of tea into a mindful experience.  Practice mindfulness techniques in an informal, supportive environment and develop mindful skills for increasing relaxation, reducing stress, decreasing pain, and combating depression.

Friday 7th July : 11:30am – 12:15pm

Saturday 8th July : 11:00 – 11:45am

Drop-in Drinks & Shopping

We’ll be open for walk-in drinks throughout thte weekdn, outside the times of the ticketed events (full schedule below).  Join us for a cup of one of our delicious speciality teas, a bowl of freshly made matcha, an informal and personalised gong-fu tasting, or try one of our zero-proof tea-based mindful cocktails – the perfect way to keep cool and enjoy tea in a new and exciting way! 

We’ll also have a range of quality whole-leaf teas for sale, as well as teaware and tea making accessories.

Friday 7th July : 3:00 – 7:00pm

Saturday 8th July : 2:30 – 7:00pm

More Information

Host of Leyton

658 High Rd. Leyton

London E10 6JP


Closest Tube Stop : Leyton Midland Overground Station

Closest Bus Lines : 69, 97, W16


Contact events@smellsliketeaspirit.com for more details.

  • 2:00 – 4:30pm – Soft launch, come in and say hello!
  • 5:00 – 7:00pm – Private event.
  • 10:00 – 11:30am – Open for tea, matcha, and mindful cocktails
  • 11:30am – 12:15pm – Mindful Tea Workshop
  • 12:30 – 2pm – Flavoured Tea Tasting Workshop
  • 3:00 – 7:00pm – Open for tea, matcha, and mindful cocktails
  • 10:00 – 11:00am – Open for tea, matcha, and mindful cocktails
  • 11:00 – 11:45am – Mindful Tea Workshop
  • 12:00 – 1:30pm – Matcha Workshop
  • 2:30 – 7:00pm – Open for tea, matcha, and mindful cocktails
  • 10:00 – 11:30am – Open for tea, matcha, and mindful cocktails
  • 12:00 – 1:30pm – Japanese-inspired High Tea
  • 2:00 – 3:30pm – Japanese-inspired High Tea
  • 4:00 – 5:30pm – Japanese-inspired High Tea