The Wonderful Haven of Northern Tea Merchants Chesterfield
24th May 2011
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If you love tea and coffee, then this place is heaven on Earth…  It is the perfect haven in the hustle and bustle of modern life.  The aroma of beautiful coffee meets you as soon as you walk through the door, once inside it is indeed a shrine to tea and coffee...


The story of how it all began way back in 1926 is quite remarkable when you look at the fact that Northern Tea Merchants is now an award winning Tea Merchants and in fact more than 50 million, yes 50 million cups of their teas and coffees are drunk each and every year.  Read more about their incredible journey in their own words here.  Not only do they have the delightful Tea Rooms with their wonderful tea, coffee and food on offer, situated at 193 Chatsworth Road, Chesterfield, but they deliver within the UK and export to Europe, America and Asia.


James Pogson is the Director of the great Northern Tea merchants and his passion for all things tea and coffee is infectious, he is knowledgeable and engaging and happy to explain his lifelong involvement with tea and coffee.  The passion he has for what he does and Northern Tea Merchants is clearly evident when you speak to him.  James has also written and contributed to many different articles and in tea and coffee publications and it seems he is always sharing his vast knowledge.  There is a an interesting video with James Pogson and courtesy of Tea with Mary Kate here, sharing the top tips on assessing the quality of tea.  James is also an Executive Director with the UK Tea Council, so you can rest safe in the knowledge that Northern Tea Merchants know pretty much all there is to know about tea!   


Everyone was sharing the love for Northern Tea Merchants at this week-ends' Derbyshire Food and Drink Fair.  Some of the wonderful comments shared, included;

‘Excellent service and products’

‘Excellent tea, coffee with a friendly service’

‘Amazing little haven!! I love this place, the tea, coffee, food and staff are all fabulous. The aroma you get every time you wander in is just amazing and I must say the window seats are just the perfect place to sit and people watch!!'

‘Northern Tea Merchants have the best tea!’

‘Very supportive of local charities, their products sell themselves and a friendly service’

With 99 testimonials from their customers they certainly are one of the best loved businesses in Chesterfield and you see all their customer testomonials' here.


Such a great business and as illustrated it is so, so much more than just a coffee or tea house and that is why they are one of thebestof Chesterfield……

For more information see the Northern Tea Merchants feature on Thebestof Chesterfield.

To order products directly from their online shop click here.



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Emma T

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Hi I'€™m Emma and I am passionate about all things Chesterfield. I hope you enjoy reading my blogs and find them to be interesting. I would love you to add your personal comments to them

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