This June, a new tenant comes in to Galeries Lafayette, the iconic upscale department store of Pacific Place where premium fashion brands can be found. Tea Et Al – Leaf Connoisseur, is a new tea salon and tea boutique that offers world class teas and affordable fine dining experience in a cozy atmosphere.
Located at the first level, Tea Et AL features a medium spaced area with clean and modern yet elegant interior. Each table has a sweeping view of SCBD’s skyscraper and Jakarta’s skyline.
Behind the concept of Tea Et Al is Founder and CEO A. N. Gunarto who has drawn on decades of traditional expertise gleaned from her family’s tea business established in 1952 to create this pioneering brand.
The experience of Tea Et Al begins at their flagship stores, where customers can sample delicious teas along with an assortment of desserts and pastries. Their knowledgeable staff will guide and inform each customers for the best tea experience. Besides for taste, Tea Et Al also considers ther origins and health benefits of each type of their tea blends, which are only available at this store and their online store.
Tea Et Al currently has more than 130 variety of teas in their menu, but some of the most favourite includes Umami (mango green tea), Midnight in Paris (peach black tea), Unparalleled Interlude (melon green tea) and L’Amour (caramel passion fruit black tea).
For a gift or for a real tea connoisseur, their 16 sampler Tea Chest, packed in a luxurious wooden chest, is a must have. In the store, you can also find most of the Tea Et Al’s blends and also premium tea wares.
For the food, expect western and some Asian influenced appetizers, snacks, finger good, soup, sandwiches and main courses that can be paired nicely with your tea.