Ranking Londons bubble tea spots
Bubble tea, or boba, is an iconic Taiwanese drink featuring tapioca pearls and tea. There are countless spots to grab this delicious drink throughout the city, but we’ve narrowed the very best and even pinpointed the best drinks to try. Happy sipping!
717 Richmond Street
Author’s Pick: Toffee Brulee Milk Tea
This stop for some bubble tea can be found on Richmond Row. In its brightly coloured shop you will be taken aback with the expansive menu available including slushes, cheese clouds, and freshly brewed fruit tea options.
“Whether on a solo run for boba or with friends, The Whale Tea is sure to be a picture-worthy spot to enjoy a refreshing drink.”
735 Wonderland Road N Unit 15
Author’s Pick: Apple Of My Eye
With a modern look, The Alley specializes in beverage aesthetics and that could not be more true. It makes for a captivating environment to enjoy a drink from any of their Lulu fresh fruit series, Snow Velvet series, or shop owned specialties including the ‘Apple Of My Eye.’
The Whale Tea
209 Dundas Street
Author’s Pick: Coconut Milk with Blue Crystal
Not only are the drinks here rich in flavour, but in visuals as well. Whether on a solo run for boba or with friends, The Whale Tea is sure to be a picture-worthy spot to enjoy a refreshing drink.
208 Piccadilly Street Unit 2
Author’s Pick: Matcha Milk Tea
Teavolution is a stop also close by if you find yourself nearing Richmond Row. While sipping on boba and enjoying the neon aesthetics, this is a great stop to grab a drink while running errands in downtown London.
Real Fruit Bubble Tea
1680 Richmond Street
Author’s Pick: Mango Diamond Slush
If you’re shopping at Masonville Place Mall, you’re bound to work up a thirst. Hitting up the Real Fruit Bubble Tea shop is a perfect treat after a day at the mall. With fresh juice and smoothies, the Mango Diamond Slush is a great choice on their House Special menu.