Yumchaa  

 
 
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91-92 Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 8AF
 
 
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YumchaaSelling loose leaf tea (Chaa) that tastes yummy gave the tea enthusiasts behind Yumchaa, Trinh and Sean, an idea of what to call their unique brand of tea. Trinh is Vietnamese and the shop's Chinese name means 'to have or to make tea' - as well as being 'yum' and 'tea' run together. They started out selling their loose leaf tea on a stall at Portobello Road Market and soon expanded across several London markets - including a stall at Camden Lock Market. A fortuitous move this, as it was in Camden lock's west yard that they finally set up a shop and cafe where you can not only buy the fine Yumchaa teas but sample them as well. There's a strictly no tea-bagging policy - loose leaves are the best way to enjoy a brew, they say - and they've even stage a street demo to "liberate your leaves". There's a wide range of black, green, red and white teas to choose from. Caramel Sweetheart, just one of the many black tea blends, combines caramel pieces with the Keemun leaves for a sweet pick-me-up. Sit out on the balcony over looking Regent's Canal while sipping on a cup of Gentle Giant (jasmine flowers and ginger root) and sampling the scones and cakes. It's bliss.

 

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Holiday Inn Camden Lock Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £88  21% off
30 Jamestown Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Yumchaa
Housed in an exciting modernist 'white box' building, and with some of London's maddest and most entertaining shopping and nightlife on the doorstep, the Holiday Inn ... More
 
 
 
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London > Hotels > Budget Chain Hotel
3 Cardington Street, NW1 | 20 minutes from Yumchaa
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Hilton London Euston Hotel
London > Hotels > Mid-Range Chain Hotel   from £101  24% off
17-18 Upper Woburn Place, WC1H | 23 minutes from Yumchaa
The grand Victorian building that houses this hotel is surely one of the most impressive edifices in the Hilton chain. Located just a three-minute walk from ... More
 
 
 
 
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Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 2 minutes from Yumchaa
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Near & Far Camden
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48 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Yumchaa
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BrewDog Camden
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113 Bayham Street, Camden Town, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Yumchaa
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The Lock Tavern
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35 Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 3 minutes from Yumchaa
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Quinn's
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65 Kentish Town Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Yumchaa
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The Pembroke Castle
London > Nightlife > Pubs
150, Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 7 minutes from Yumchaa
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Damien Dempsey
London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Saturday 25th July 2020 - 6pm
Yumchaa, 184 Camden Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from Yumchaa
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London > Events > Concerts  Dates: Wednesday 5th August 2020 - 7pm
Yumchaa, 184 Camden Street, NW1 | 3 minutes from Yumchaa
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London > Events > Theatre  Dates: 17th July to 29th August 2020
Yumchaa, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Yumchaa
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Dingwalls
London > Entertainment > Live Music
Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Yumchaa
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Proud Camden
London > Entertainment > Live Music
The Horse Hospital, Stables Market, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Yumchaa
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The Jazz Cafe
London > Entertainment > Live Music
5 Parkway, Camden Town, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Yumchaa
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London > Attractions > Activities for Kids
Arch 65, The Catacombs, Stables Market, Camden, Camden Town, London NW1 | 2 minutes from Yumchaa
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Jewish Museum
London > Attractions > Museums
Raymond Burton House, 129-131 Albert Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Yumchaa
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176 Gallery
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176 Prince of Wales Road, NW5 | 9 minutes from Yumchaa
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London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Market West Yard, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Yumchaa
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Camden Lock Market
London > Shopping > Markets
Camden Lock Place, Chalk Farm Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Yumchaa
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Stella
London > Shopping > Ladies Fashion
5 Upper Market Hall, Camden Lock, Camden Town, London NW1 | 1 minute from Yumchaa
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Honest Burgers Camden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
34a Camden Lock Market, Camden Lock Place, Camden Town, London NW1 | Same location as Yumchaa
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VBurger Camden
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Camden Lock Place, Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | Same location as Yumchaa
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The Chicago Rib Shack, Camden
London > Restaurants > American restaurants
T.E. Dingwall Building, 11 East Yard, NW1 | 1 minute from Yumchaa
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Out of the Bloom
London > Education > Evening Classes
89/91 Bayham Street, Camden Town, London NW1 | 6 minutes from Yumchaa
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London > Education > Adult Education
Coal Drops Yard, N1C | 18 minutes from Yumchaa
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Aga Khan Centre
London > Education > Adult Education
10 Handyside Street, N1C | 19 minutes from Yumchaa
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57a Jamestown Road, NW1 | 1 minute from Yumchaa
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Regent's Park
London > Leisure > Parks and Gardens
Inner Circle, Regent's Park, London NW1 | 17 minutes from Yumchaa
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Parliament Hill
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Highgate Road, NW5 | 18 minutes from Yumchaa
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The Engineer
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65 Gloucester Avenue, Primrose Hill, Primrose Hill, London NW1 | 4 minutes from Yumchaa
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The Crown & Goose
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100 Arlington Road, Camden Town, London NW1 | 5 minutes from Yumchaa
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Chalk Farm Road, NW1 | 5 minutes from Yumchaa
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British Library Conference Centre
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96 Euston Road, King's Cross, London NW1 | 22 minutes from Yumchaa
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Kings Place
London > Business > Venue Hire
90 York Way, King's Cross, London N1 | 22 minutes from Yumchaa
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