Are you a tea fanatic who finds yourself leaving speciality tea in unexplored territory? Well, it’s time to embrace the loose leaf because The House of Hope & Mercy in the Jungle is here to make sense of it all.
This week with caught up with James, who is one half of The House of Hope & Mercy in the Jungle team alongside his partner Jane, the find out what makes their tea shop a destination not to be missed in Exeter.
Purveyors of fine teas and creative wares, The House of Hope & Mercy in the Jungle brings a fine selection of whole leaf, high grade, single origin teas, as well as their own small batch, house blends. Alongside further tea ware, local pottery and tea accessories.
James’ obsession with tea began at the mere age of six years old. Jump forward to 2018 and both James and Jane are the ultimate tea enthusiasts who have built up their impressive knowledge by drinking many cups of many varieties of tea, with a shop that is soon to be celebrating its one year birthday.
Upon entering the wonderful interior of The House of Hope & Mercy in the Jungle you will gain a true education in tea and rediscover traditional tea techniques.
For a small space it houses so many worldly goods. Their organic tea varieties are sourced from all around the globe, including China, Japan, India, Sri Lanka and Africa, through ethical tea partnership gardens and also direct from the plant growers.
So whether you do or don’t know your oolong from your green or your puerh from your white, make sure you pay a visit to The House of Hope & Mercy in the Jungle and be welcomed into their tea world. Word on the block is that their special blend of English breakfast tea is like no other.