Black teas & Oolongs

Black Teas

Peacocks Breakfast Tea - Assam & Ceylon blended for the perfect cup of English tea.

Peacocks good plain Tea - A stronger tea that brews quickly: Assam, Ceylon and Kenya teas blended

Builders Tea - Stronger yet: with an extra spoonful for the pot: how our painter likes it

Ely Afternoon Tea - A fine blend of Indian teas from Darjeeling and Assam

Decaff. Tea - A rich smooth Ceylon tea with all the flavour but no caffeine

Ceylon - A refreshing oaky medium-strong blend of tea from Sri Lanka

Taylors Yorkshire - A strongish blend mixed to console and cheer Hull City fans and other tykes

Russian Caravan - A tasty blend of China, Keemun and Oollong, harking back to the days of camel caravans

Earl Grey - The famous English blend, flavoured with bergamot orange from Calabria

Decaff. Earl Grey - Ceylon tea, bergamot oil, but none of the caffeine; refreshing and delicate

Citrus Earl Grey - Better than Lady Grey, we think; a subtle mix with bergamot and lemon

Grapefruit Earl Grey - Deliciously refreshing variation on Earl Grey; our favourite Earl Grey

Lapsang Souchong - A smoky Chinese speciality; like Marmite you love it or hate it

Sherlock Holmes  - Earl Grey with Lapsang Souchong; our own mix: its elementary & good

Doctor Watson  - Our blend of Keemun, Darjeeling & Lapsang Souchong;: good with food

Mrs Hudson - China tea  with Marzipan and rose, a very elegant tea and our most popular

Mycroft - A blend of Keemun, Oolong and Lapsang, a brilliant smoky tea.

Moriarty - Black Chai with delicious spices: star anise, pepper, cinnamon, fennel etc

Rose Congou - Sweetly fragrant rose-scented tea, ideal in the garden.

 Lavender - China tea with lavender flowers, the scent of summer

Violet - China tea with violets: what better to accompany a Devon Cream Tea?

Lemon - Flavoured with lemon and served with lemon slices: a tea to restore zest

Liquorice - For fans of Pomfret Cakes and Liquorice Allsorts, or just for a change

Vanilla - Gentle & exotic, an old favourite of ours to soothe the nerves at any time

Sweet Orange - A simple mix of black tea with the peel and essential oil of sweet oranges

Apple & Cinnamon - A warming blend with the aroma of apple pie

Transit of Venus -  Black tea with sweet orange, cinnamon and star anise

Bengal Tiger - Flavoured with ginger, tasty tea with a bite: if you like ginger, youll love it

Black Cherry - Black China tea flavoured with cherry

Keemun Best - Fragrant China tea from Anhui a rich copper brew & slightly sweet taste

Yunnan - From the south-west China, it brews a rich, slightly earthy, malty flavour

The` D'Orsay- A black tea cented with rose and bergamot, in honour of our twin town Orsay

Darjeeling - A fragrant lighter Indian tea, from the foot hills of the Himalayas

An Afternoon in Pymoor - A blend of black and green teas with spices, jasmine and orange

Ilam Valley - From Nepal with flowery tips for a delicate golden brew; well worth trying

Assam Special - Strong rich malty brew from north-east India; perfect in the morning

Nilgiri - From the Blue Mountains of south-west India: golden, brisk and fragrant

Lovers Leap - A famous, delicate, golden Ceylon tea, from Nuwara Eliya in the highlands

Kenya - Specially made large leaf African tea with a smooth flavour

Turkish Tea - A strong redish brew grown close to the black sea in turkey

Rachel's Xmas Tea - Now available all year round! A mix of fine China tea and spices

Tregothnan Classic - Real English tea grown in Cornwall & blended with Assam & China tea

Cha Gorreana - Originally collected for us by sister Kate at their tea garden in the Azores

Charleston - From Wadmalaw Island , South Carolina; one of the few teas grown in the USA

Okayti - A fine 2nd flush Darjeeling, from a famous estate founded in 1888 - and yes the name is pronounced "OK Tea"

Bongola -  A traditional English afternoon blend of teas from Keemun and Darjeeling

Kashmiri - Our first and best Chai: a rich blend of Indian spices, orange peel and more

Black Witch - Dark spicy blend from Berlin including star anise, ginger, apple & cinnamon

Chocolate Imperial - Chocolate and burnt caramel; rich, tempting and delicious; great with milk

Marco Polo - A real classic from Paris; with fruit & flowers of China & Tibet

Pleine Lune - Our favourite French tea; almonds, vanilla, honey etc; OTT & wonderful.

Billy Tea - From Queensland, mixed with Eucalyptus leaf & a bit of Lapsang Souchong

Darkroom - Lapsang & Liquorice our own Patrick; charming and just slightly eccentric


Monkey-Picked Oolong - A fine tea from Fujian, China. No animals were harmed in the production of this tea!

Vietnamese Imperial -  Delicious Oolong with a woody boquet; recommended.

Orange blossom - A fine formosa Oolong flavoured with orange blossom.


In this section


  • Front of Tearoom
    Front of Tearoom
  • Front Garden
    Front Garden
  • Cups
  • Our Cake
    Our Cake
  • Fine Tea
    Fine Tea
  • Tea and Cake
    Tea and Cake
  • Front Garden Seating
    Front Garden Seating
  • Tearoom
  • Tea and Scones
    Tea and Scones
  • Winter View
    Winter View
  • Cup Selection
    Cup Selection

Click image to enlarge

Contact Us

Peacocks Tearoom
65 Waterside

E: peacockstea@fastmail.co.uk
T: 01353 661 100