Author Archives: Metrodeco

About Metrodeco

We're a vintage-themed online tea shop stocking the finest blends known to humanity.

Silver needle white tea – the fine wine of the tea industry

Silver needle white tea is the simplest, rarest and most exquisite of teas. Sometimes referred to as silver tip, white China tea or Baihao Yinzhen, it is grown on remote mountainsides up to a mile above sea level in the … Continue reading

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We’ve just baked a fresh batch of mince pies

Drop by and try a heated pie with sweet cream. We also do mulled wine if you want to get in the mood for Christmas. Or, if you fancy a real treat, why not book the best Afternoon Tea in … Continue reading

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Dr Stuart’s teases premiership footballer Jamie O’Hara – with a new blend of tea

As any beer or crisps fan knows, a bit of comedy goes a long way when marketing food and drink. And that’s the principle herbal tea company Dr Stuart’s was adhering to as they unveiled their “O’Harbal” tea today. It was … Continue reading

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A week in tea #1

  Every week, we’ll bring you a bite sized digest of the tea-related news that has made headlines around the world. Last week began with news that the world-famous Assam tea brand is under threat. Lack of workers in this … Continue reading

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Afternoon tea in Brighton and other pictures

We’ve had some pictures of our Afternoon Tea and scenes around the Brighton shop done. We wanted to share them partly because we’re so pleased and partly because we thought we’d share the details of the amazing photographer. We’ve worked … Continue reading

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Indian Chai tea: how to make a perfect cup

  We love our Chai tea at mdtea. In fact our Masala Chai Express is one of our most popular blends. So when I went to India last year with my husband-to-be I was interested to try a Chai  from its … Continue reading

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Vintage furniture: Boosey & Hawkes drums as coffee tables

Looking for a vintage coffee or drinks table that is steeped in culture and has a fascinating story to tell? Metrodeco is thrilled to have acquired two wonderful 1950s brass drums from legendary instrument manufacturer Hawkes & Son. There are … Continue reading

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A history of tea

Tea has a history spanning thousands of years and the entire globe. And while black tea with milk is still the most popular in Britain, many more varieties, preparation methods and serving customs are enjoyed across the world. But have … Continue reading

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Freshly baked scone anyone?

We’ve just pulled these beauties out of the oven. There are plenty left but hurry – they’re going like hot cakes! Our scones come with our Afternoon Tea. We take bookings on 01273 677243.

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Can tea be brewed in a tea capsule?

Can tea be brewed in a capsule? The guys from Cambridge Consultants, which helped create the first round tea bag, certainly seem to thinks so. Here, they explain how their product, called ‘Tê’, works. What do you think? Would you drink … Continue reading

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Metrodeco

38 Upper St James Street, Brighton, BN2 1JN
+44 (0) 1273 677243 (During opening hours) or
+44 (0) 7956 978115 (out of hours)


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