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47 Cool Gifts For Tea Drinkers

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Don’t be a teas this holiday season! Give your favorite tea lover what they really want!

It’s a brew-tiful day to find the best gifts for tea drinkers, don’t you agree? If you feel like a fuming, spitting kettle trying to figure out some great tea gift ideas, we’re here to calm you down like a glass of chamomile.

Finally, you can stop searching and stressing and just enjoy a leisurely scroll through these wonderful gifts for tea lovers.


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47 Best Gift Ideas for Tea Lovers

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Organic Tea By Mood Gift Set

  • Why Are You Always In A Mood?

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

Drinking a ton of caffeine when you want to wind down and relax? Probably not a great idea. Chugging chamomile when you’re about to go into that job interview you really want to nail? Maybe not the best choice.

This tea by mood gift set lets the user pick their tea based on what they want to feel, such as energized, focused, invigorated, sleepy, balanced, and more! This set has over 40 tea bags so they can experience each of the eight flavors multiple times!


Tea Drops Party Pack of 8 Lightly Sweetened Loose Leaf Bagless Tea

  • Bag It Up

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

Say goodbye to soggy tea bags left all over the house and to the inconvenience of loose leaves flying all over the place. These tea drops could be the new big thing for tea drinkers and claim to use up to 15 percent less waste than traditional tea bags.

This set of eight lets your favorite tea-lover test out some of the delicious flavors, like rose earl gray, citrus ginger, and matcha green tea, before they commit to buying their own packs!


Half Moon Teapot with Removable Infuser

  • Sorry To Infuse

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

Not every tea set is designed to look like four-year-olds are playing with it. This teapot is all grown up and modern, and its sleek design is perfect for contemporary tea drinkers. It comes with a removable infuser that the user can fill with loose leaves or blooming flowers, while the above-average capacity is perfect for avid tea drinkers who want to slam back multiple cups.


Drink Tea Read Books Spoon Gift For Tea Lover

  • Spoon It Up

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

Instead of using any old spoon to stir up their favorite brew, your tea-loving pal could use one that is specifically designed for the type of people who would rather curl up on the couch with a good book. It is inscribed with the message “Drink Tea, Read Books, Be Happy,” which sounds a lot like the personal motto of one or two people we know.


Indoor Herb Garden Seed Starter Kit

  • Grow Your Own Tea

  • $$$$$
  • Garden & Accessories, Entertainment & Activities

Are you looking for a gift that is a bit more unique than just another set of tea bags from the grocery store? You can surprise a tea connoisseur with a gift that gets them to the root of their favorite beverage!

This garden seed starter kit allows the recipient to grow their own herbal tea, including seeds for Mint, Chamomile, Lemon Balm, and Lavender plants, plus all the other supplies they’ll need.


Pure Zen Tea Thermos with Infuser

  • Keep Them Zen

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

While some people enjoy the ritual of proper tea, other people prefer to indulge in their beverages on the go. This tea thermos is great for busy individuals that need to get their caffeinated (or non-caffeinated) beverages to go.

These bottles come with an extra-long mesh infuser for loose leaf tea, mint, or fruit and can keep beverages hot up to 12 hours or cold up to 32 hours.


The Llama Mug And Tea 'Lots of Love' Gift Set

  • No Prob-llama With This Gift

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining, Food & Drinks

Are you searching for a thoughtful gift to show someone you care? That is no prob-llama with this adorable llama mug and tea gift set! This set includes the cute, ceramic llama mug and a pack of chamomile tea bags to help the recipient relax and unwind.


Mr. Coffee Mug Warmer

  • Stay Hot, Hot Stuff

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining, Gadgets & Gear

This nifty little gadget is perfect for the forgetful tea drinkers in your life. If your grandmother, dad, aunt, or friend has the habit of making the perfect cup of tea, then promptly forgetting all about it while they get distracted by other tasks, this mug warmer would be a thoughtful gift for them.

It’s compatible with any mug and is small enough that the recipient can bring it with them to their office or keep it at home.


Teabloom Flowering Tea - 12 Unique Varieties of Fresh Blooming Tea Flowers

  • Let It Bloom

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

Tea flowers add a touch of elegance and luxury to the everyday or make special occasions even more memorable. We were first introduced to the concept by a short scene in the 2006 film Marie Antoinette, and we thought it was the height of indulgence.

Now, you can give your friends and loved ones the gift of everyday indulgence with this set of fresh blooming tea flowers!


Happy Birthday Tea Set

  • Best Birthday Sips

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

The presentation can be just as important as the gift itself. If you’re looking for a great birthday present for a tea lover, but you personally don’t know enough about tea to pick out specific blends or brews you think they’d like, then we suggest picking up one of these adorable tea sets! It comes with 60 tea bags featuring six unique fruit and herbal teas.

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Not A Day Over Fabulous Mug

  • For Fabulous Tea Lovers

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining, Novelty

No matter how old your mom, grandmother, aunt, or cousin is turning, their age is just a number! This marble mug is a sweet gift for any special woman celebrating their birthday in style. It is available in four beautiful colors to match anyone’s aesthetic.


If You Can Read This - Funny Socks Novelty Gift

  • Tell Them To Put Their Feet Up

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing, Accessories, Novelty

If you can read these socks, then you probably already know that they’re perfect for your mom, dad, best friend, or any other tea-connoisseur in your life. They come in a ton of different designs, so you could even get a unique pair for everyone on your shopping list and use them as cute stocking stuffers this Christmas!


Silver Stainless Steel Tea Bag Squeezer

  • Good Till The Last Drop

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

Any avid tea drinker knows that you have to get every last drop out of your tea bag before you discard it on the saucer. However, it can be challenging to do that in a way that’s graceful and elegant. These stainless steel teabag squeezers mean that your tea drinking pal doesn’t have to touch any more soggy tea bags. Simply give them a squeeze and discard!


Novel Teas - English Breakfast Tea With Literary Quotes

  • A Fun Novel-tea Choice

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks, Novelty

Just like the spoon we listed above, this gift is a wonderful option for tea lovers who are also book lovers. This set contains includes 25 tea bags of high-quality English Breakfast tea, each tagged with a unique literary quote from classic books. Add a pack of the recipient’s favorite cookies or a new book for them to indulge in and you have just created a wonderful gift basket!


Variety Tea Gift Set- Tea Lovers Gift Basket

  • Add A Bit Of Varie-tea To Their Life

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

If you don’t have time to wander around picking up a million different presents to assemble a tea-themed gift basket, don’t fret! We’ve got you covered with this all-in-one tea lovers gift basket! It includes a travel mug, nearly 20 tea bags, delicious cookies, honey, and more for a well-rounded gift that won’t stress you out. Simply pick up a card and your work here is done!


Bubble Tea Kit

  • DIY Delicious

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

We’re equal tea opportunists around here, hot or cold, sweetened or unsweetened, and of course, with or without bubbles!

If your friend or loved one typically spends half their salary on their daily bubble tea fix, you could get them this fun bubble tea kit! Now, they’ll be able to make their own boba tea from the comfort of their home, with no one to judge them for filling the cup to the brim with bobas.


10 Pieces Cute Snail Shape Silicone Tea Bag Holder

  • Never Lose A Bag Again

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining, Novelty

Is anyone else tired of their teabags slipping into the abyss of their cup and having to fish it out with their spoon or fingers? If you know someone who is tired of this struggle, you can give them these problem-solving snails.

Yes, that’s right, these silicone snails stop the teabag label from slipping into the user’s beverage. These simple snails could be a useful addition to a tea-themed gift basket or a funny and small thank you gift for someone you love.


Tea From Around The World Set

  • Travel Through Their Tastebuds

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

You could take your loved one on an international tea-tasting adventure without ever leaving your house (or buying expensive plane tickets). When we phrase it like that, this seems like an absolute bargain of a gift, right? This set includes ten vials of loose leaf teas, enough for six to eight glasses each, from around the world.


Teapot Trivet - Black Cast Iron

  • A Non-Trivial Trivet

  • $$$$$
  • Homegoods & Decor, Kitchen & Dining

Are you looking for a tea-themed gift that isn’t actually tea? It can be challenging to know what to get for a tea-lover who doesn’t want any of their favorite brews, but we’re here to help you! This teapot trivet is a cute and useful gift that still shows off its tea-rrific taste in beverages.


Pink Chai Tea

  • Tickle Me Pink

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

This chai tea is looking so wonderfully pretty in pink, we might just have to bust out some John Hughes films and get into our angsty teenage feelings. Or, we could skip those last two steps if you just pick up a bag of this pink chai tea for your prettiest pal. Combine it with the pink marble mug we featured before for a sweet birthday gift set.

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Ceramic Modern Black Teapot Set

  • A Modern Twist For Their Tea

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

Here is another modern tea set option for those with contemporary taste in design. This teapot set is a particularly sleek and stylish option, with a gorgeous black and gold marble motif across the teapot, four accompanying cups, and a tray.


Novel Tea Book Tins

  • A Punny Combination

  • $$$$$
  • Novelty, Food & Drinks, Homegoods & Decor

What do you get for someone that loves classic literature, tea, and thinks puns are the height of comedy? Obviously, one of these Novel Tea Book Tins! You can choose from one of seven clever options, like War And Peach, Oliver Lemon Twist, The Picture of Earl Grey, and more!

Each tin is beautifully decorated with the punny title and gorgeous cover art to become wonderful keepsakes after the tea is finished!


Manatea Silicone Tea Infuser

  • A Puntastic Tea Accessory

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

We can’t think of a better combination than tea and puns. Okay, well, maybe puns and just about anything else! These silicone tea infusers are available in a variety of punny, marine-themed options. We can’t stop laughing at “Tea-tanic,” “Brew Whale,” and “Manatea,” but you should check out all seven of the hilarious designs!


Homemade Thai Iced Tea

  • A Taste Of Thailand

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

Having lived in Thailand for a few years now, we can honestly tell you it’s time for the rest of the world to jump on the Thai tea bandwagon. If you know someone who is particularly fond of sweet drinks to start their day or for an afternoon pick-me-up, they might enjoy trying this delicious beverage!


Glass Tea Cup

  • A Fancy Cup For Fancy Ladies

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining, Novelty

These cups look like they belong to Tinkerbell and her closest friends, and we’re definitely not mad at these whimsical fairy vibes.

These fancy glass cups would look gorgeous with some colorful herbal teas or blooming flower teas, but they’re so pretty you could put just about anything in them and they’ll still look fabulous. The set includes two cups with matching lids and spoons, so your favorite fairy can share a fancy cup of tea with you.


Tea Leaf Reading Set

  • It’s Supernatural

  • $$$$$
  • Novelty, Kitchen & Dining

Does your tea-drinking friend also have a taste for trying new hobbies? This fun tea leaf reading set could have them reenacting their favorite scene from Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban. This tea leaf reading kit comes with a beautifully illustrated cup and saucer set and a deck of cards to help users interpret the meanings of their loose leaves.


Real Clover Honey Spoons - 8 Lollipop Stirrers

  • Honey For Your Honey

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

We know how to take the tea-lover gift basket you’re assembling up to the next level. These honey spoons are a unique and luxurious addition to any gift set or a unique and small “just because” gift for tea lovers.


Heart-Shaped Tea Bags

  • They’ll Heart It

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks, Novelty

We think we just found the perfect Valentine’s gift for tea lovers. These heart-shaped tea bags are a cute and sweet gift to let your tea lover know you love them too! Each gift set includes five English Breakfasts, five Earl Grey, and five White Berry tea bags so they can enjoy a variety of caffeinated options.


Traditional Japanese Matcha Whisk Set

  • Take A Walk On The Traditional Side

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

If you haven’t jumped on the matcha green tea bandwagon, we’re here to tell you it’s time to test it out! This traditional Japanese matcha whisk set is perfect for your friend or loved one who appreciates Japanese culture or the relaxing ritual of preparing a delicious matcha latte.


Tranquil Tea Break Set

  • It’s Time For A Rest

  • $$$$$
  • Homegoods & Decor, Kitchen & Dining

Speaking of a relaxing ritual, this tranquil tea break set could be a lovely way to encourage your loved ones to destress and unwind. The tray has a leaf-shaped groove for holding little cookies or snacks and there is an accompanying divet for holding the porcelain mug.

The mug also has a matching lid with a whimsical and sweet carved chamomile design. This set is a great tea-related gift for those people who enjoy sitting back and relaxing with an afternoon spot of tea.

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Ceramic Tea Bag Caddy

  • A Brewtiful Way To Start The Day

  • $$$$$
  • Homegoods & Decor, Novelty

This tea bag caddy is an easy way to keep teabags accessible without having unappealing boxes or containers sitting around on your kitchen counters. This one, in particular, has an adorable repurposed crystal door nob on top for a glamourous and everyday luxury vibe.


Birth Month Flower Tea Towels

  • Don’t Forget To Bring A Towel

  • $$$$$
  • Homegoods & Decor, Kitchen & Dining

You can never have enough tea towels, especially when they’re as pretty and personal as these birth month flower ones. You can choose from a dozen original watercolor designs by artist Juliet Meeks featuring different floral options, such as carnations for January birthdays and honeysuckle for June birthdays.


Two Set Tea Bag, Cup and Saucer, Mismatched Silver Tone Earrings

  • Brew Up Some Beautiful Earrings

  • $$$$$
  • Jewelry, Accessories

Even if they aren’t currently drinking tea, your mom, aunt, cousin, or friend can still show off their affection for their favorite beverage with these fun silver earrings. This set includes two pairs of earrings— tea bags and cups and saucers— which can be worn individually or mixed together for a funkier vibe.


Instant Colorful Tea Latte Kits

  • Who Needs A Cafe?

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

With a tea latte kit like this, your friend or family member will never need to go to a cafe again!

This kit is perfect for those individuals who like to post their photogenic drinks all over their social media, but now they can do it from the comfort of their homes.

To use them, all the recipient has to do is drop one of these cubes into the hot water or milk of their choice, then wait for the beauty to appear!


21 Piece Floral Porcelain Tea Set

  • For A Classic Tea Party

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

It’s high time we bring back high tea into normal social practices. We mean a proper tea, with buttery scones, thick Devonshire cream, little triangle sandwiches, and gorgeous pastries. However, before you plan the menu, you might need to secure a gorgeous tea set, like this floral 21-piece number. This is a splendid gift for your classiest, Bridgerton-obsessed, tea-sipping pal.


Honey-Infused Tea Trio

  • It’s The Bees Knees

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

Reduce, reuse, and recycle! Or, if you’re North Carolina beekeepers, Jessica and Aron Wehr, you might be more interested in repurposing! Once this dynamic duo is done creating their infused Appalachian honey, they use the honey-soaked botanicals to create some delicious tea blends!

This trio includes Herbal Berry Tea, Organic Green Tea, and Jasmine Rose Tea for some delicious varieties that are perfectly balanced (aka, not too sweet).


Baby Nessie Loose Leaf Tea Infuser (Turquoise)

  • A Mythical Infuser

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

If you liked the “manatea” and other loose-leaf tea infusers we featured above, but want something a bit more mythical for your loch ness monster fandom friend, this baby Nessie infuser is a perfect choice. It could be a fun, small “thank you” gift for a friend or loved one with whimsical taste.


Tea Bomb Gift Set

  • What A Bomb Gift

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks, Novelty

Hot chocolate bombs were popping up all over our social media feed last Christmas, so we should have realized tea bombs wouldn’t be far behind! This would be a unique gift for someone you might not know that well but want to impress, especially because of the undeniable cool factor of the gorgeous globes of tea.


Loose Leaf Tea Filters, 100 Count, Disposable Tea Infuser

  • Stay Loosey, Goosey

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

While we do prefer reusable options for loose leaf tea, we understand that everyone has different preferences. These disposable baggies might be a better option to suit some people’s needs.


The Tea Towel

  • Clean And Learn

  • $$$$$
  • Homegoods & Decor

This tea towel is an awesome tea gift idea for someone when you don’t want to actually buy them tea. It is printed with an infographic style design with tons of fun facts about your friends or loved one’s favorite beverage.

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15oz Elephant Tea Mug Green

  • Trunk It Up

  • $$$$$
  • Kitchen & Dining

We were given one of these elephant mugs as a Christmas present many years ago, and we have to admit it’s one of our favorite tea mugs. This mug could be a particularly great gift for a tea lover who happens to leave their squeezed out tea bags around instead of promptly disposing of them (we’ve known more than one person who does this).

The elephant head is a convenient caddy where they can store their finished tea bag without having to get up and without you ever having to find another one on your coffee table again.


Cozy Scented Warming Coaster

  • Coast On A Cute Gift

  • $$$$$
  • Homegoods & Decor

We love gifts that give back and support local communities while also being cute and functional. These warming coasters are handcrafted by female artisans in Guatemala from Unidas Para Vivir Mejor, an organization dedicated to improving the economic and social conditions of women artists by teaching them how to create handwoven textiles.

These coasters use those unique fabrics and fill them with spices for a warming and aromatic effect. To use them, all the recipient has to do is microwave the coaster for 30 seconds and set their mug on it.


Its a Tea Shirt Funny Tea Gifts for Tea Lovers

  • Wear Their Love On Their Teas

  • $$$$$
  • Clothing, Novelty

We know you’re probably tired of all of our puns by now, but this one wasn’t our fault! The pun is already printed on the t-shirt, so you can’t really blame us for that one.

We can’t help but picture this “tea shirt” on our dad joke-loving pals and anyone else who appreciates a silly pun as much as they enjoy a cuppa tea. It’s available in a slew of colors and sizes, as well as fits designed for men, women, and kids.


Tunisian Tiled Snack Tray

  • Serving In Style

  • $$$$$
  • Homegoods & Decor

Every tea connoisseur needs a beautiful tray to put their tea and snacks on after a long day at work. These gorgeous trays are handcrafted in Tunisia by local artisans who carve the base from olive wood and add in two eye-catching hand-painted tiles. We didn’t think snacks could be more appealing, but this snack serving tray certainly proved us wrong.


Mom Gifts Tea Set

  • Make Your Mom Say Wow

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks, Kitchen & Dining

Struggling to find a great gift for your tea-drinking mom’s birthday or upcoming mother’s day? Don’t fret just yet; we found the cutest little gift set that would let any tea-drinking mother know she raised a great kid (or at least, a kid that is great at finding gifts). It includes an array of teas, honey sticks, and a stainless steel travel cup, all packaged in a cute matching bag.


Hand-Sewn Blooming Tea Gift Set

  • Spring To Life

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

Yes, we already put some blooming flower teas on this list, but once you see how beautiful this gift set is, you won’t be able to blame us for some borderline redundancy. This set includes eight blooming balls, four green tea with jasmine, and four green tea with dried berries, for drinks that are both caffeinated and gorgeous.

Even the box looks beautiful, which is why we strongly suggest this gift set as a Valentine’s or Christmas gift for a tea lover who you love.


Tea Gift Basket for Tea Lovers

  • Give A High Quali-Tea Gift

  • $$$$$
  • Food & Drinks

This gift basket has all a tea lover’s bases covered. It features a luscious soy candle, an array of yummy snacks and cookies, a sweet jar of honey with a cute honey spoon, and, of course, a selection of delicious teas. This gift basket could be an excellent choice for a long-distance friend to who you want to send a thoughtful gift!


Tea Gifts FAQs

What Is in a Tea Set?

A tea set traditionally includes a teapot with matching cups, saucers, and plates, as well as a milk jug and sugar bowl.

What Is a Good Valentine’s Day Gift for Tea Lovers?

This Valentine’s Day, you could show your tea-lover some love with a unique and romantic tea-themed gift. If you need help thinking of some fun options, you’ve come to the right place!

Some sweet places to start could include these heart-shaped teabags, a sweet tea towel with their birth flower, this gorgeous hand-sewn blooming tea gift set, an adorable llama plus tea “lots of love” gift set, or even this thematic pink chai tea mix.

What Is a Good Christmas Gift for a Tea Lover?

Let’s spread some Christmas cheer this holiday season with lovely gifts for tea drinkers (that they won’t want a gift receipt for).

If you have a bigger budget this holiday, you could consider giving your favorite tea drinker a new tea set, such as this modern and elegant option or this classic porcelain floral number.

Alternatively, you could help them indulge in some international flavors with this around-the-world tea sampler set or tell them that they’re the bomb.com with this tea bomb gift set.

These fancy glass teacups, a unique serving tray, a beautifully crafted tea-time break set, and a somewhat unusual but very cool tea leaf reading kit are also great Christmas tea gift ideas.

Is Tea a Nice Gift for a Tea Lover?

Tea is absolutely a great gift for a tea lover. However, with so many kinds and varieties of teas, it can be challenging to know where to start. If you aren’t sure exactly what kind of tea they like, you could always pick them up a variety pack with multiple types of tea, such as this blooming flower tea set, a birthday-themed teabag set, or this all-in-one tea lover gift basket.

What Is a Unique Gift Idea for a Tea Lover, Other Than Tea?

There are many reasons that you might not want to give tea to the tea lover in your life. Perhaps they have very specific tastes that you aren’t sure of or maybe you’ve gotten them tea in years past and want to mix it up this time. Whatever the case, there are many other tea-themed options you can give a tea lover, without buying tea.

Some of the best tea-themed gifts could include this informative tea towel, a modern and gorgeous tea set, a ceramic teabag caddy, a funky elephant mug with a teabag holder, a unique warming coaster, or even some tea-themed earrings.

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About the Author

Carly Schwarz

Carly Schwarz is a part-time conservation biologist, part-time creator of funky crafts, and full-time goofball writer for Gift Rabbit. She earned a degree in Environmental Biology from Tulane University in New Orleans and has worked on conservation projects worldwide since. Before she entered the world of online writing, Carly was the Research Coordinator of an elephant sanctuary in northern Thailand.