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Alexandra Gibson4 years ago

Get ready to sip some of these amazing teas in Byron Bay

If you're not an avid coffee drinker then tea may be your forte. For many years, people have claimed that drinking tea has many health benefits which include treating illnesses and rejuvenating the body. Byron Bay's unique tea culture has tourists flocking all around the bay for a tasty cup of tea. So if you are looking to take advantage of these great health benefits which include lower risk of heart disease and boosting your immune system then we have located the best tea and cafe combos in the Shire for you to try.

1) Mokha on Lawson

Mokha Cafe is a great place for entertainment, food and a lovely cup of tea. With regular local acts, this cafe is great if you’re looking for a low key place to chill in the Bay. If you’re looking for something hearty, their meals are amazing with freshly sourced produce that hits the spot every time. Located on Lawson Street, you can also enjoy scenic views as you embrace the Byron Bay lifestyle that has brought many visitors to the Shire over the years. So start your morning with a rejuvenating cup of tea. Our pick from Mokha on Lawson is a simple but crisp Chai Tea to accompany your breakfast.
​Tea to try: Chai Tea
​Where: 2/14 Lanson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481

2) Manna Haven

Manna Haven is a quaint cafe located in Byron Bay which not only serves up amazing vegetarian food but also has a great range of herbal teas. A drink you must try when you’re stopping by is the Dandy-Latte which is made with organic roasted dandelion root tea served with foamed milk. So, if you’re looking for something out of the ordinary with vegetarian food then Manna Haven is the place to go. Don’t be afraid to try the new flavours because you might even end up switching to vegetarian options more often after trying a Dany-Latte that is sure to blow your senses away.
Tea to try: Dandy-Latte
Where: 97 Johnson Street, Byron Bay NSW 2481

3) Cafe Oska Byron Bay

If you’re looking for something a bit different then visiting Oska’s might be right up your alley. They specialise in the exotics tastes of African and Caribbean food. To accompany a unique meal from this cafe, why not team it up with a spiced iced tea. Tea doesn’t necessarily have to be hot and, in the Summer months at Byron Bay, an iced tea could be just what the doctor orders. This little spot could become your new favourite hang out! The Culture Tonic Iced Tea consists of pure roots tea with hints of ginger, lemongrass and liquorice. Let your tastebuds explore what the definition of tea from around the world right in the Bay.
Tea to try: Culture Tonic Iced Tea
Where: 1 Carlyle St, Byron Bay NSW 2481

4) Bun Coffee

Don’t let the name fool you, Bun Coffee is a not only a great coffee merchant they also produce certified organic teas with seven classics to choose from. Our pick of the day is the Organic Orange Pekoe tea which is an organic black tea that has hints of black cherry. This cafe is also very environmentally conscious, using biodegradable teas bags and takeaway cups so you can still feel great when you grab a drink on the go. If you can’t make it to Bun Coffee everyday then select some teas to take home from their wide range.
Tea to try: Organic Orange Pekoe
Where: 4/1A Banksia Drive, Byron Bay NSW 2481

Found another local spot where you can enjoy a cuppa? Let us know in the comments below what your favourite tea is in Byron Bay.