Guimet Tea

Green tea, flowers & citrus
An exclusive creation with fresh and floral flavours, this green tea evokes cherry blossom combined with zesty citrus notes.

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  • Infusion Time 3'

  • Quantity 8g / 50cl

  • Temperature of infusion 75°C - 170°F

  • Time of the day All day long


Le Thé Guimet is a refined blend of green tea with fresh and floral fragrances, evoking delicate citrus fruit and cherry blossom. Imbued with the spirit of Japan, the recipe also contains a scattering of cornflower petals.

The idea behind the tea was to devise a recipe in homage to Emile Guimet, founder of the eponymous museum. The cornflower petals are a reference to "Guimet blue”, also known as "artificial ultramarine”, which was invented by Jean-Baptiste Guimet, Emile’s father.

The citrus and cherry blossom symbolise the period in Japan when Emile Guimet began acquiring the objects that would later form one of the best-known collections in France dedicated to Asian cultures.

Suggestion of preparation

To prepare hot tea:

Steep 8g (0.28OZ) in 50cl of filtered water at 75°C – 170°F during 3 minutes.

Tea ingredients

green tea (China) (94%), flavours, flower petals (cornflower, sunflower, safflower) (1%), lemon and orange peels (1%), cardamom, ginger, orange blossom


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5 /5

Based on 19 customer(s) reviews

Elaine E.   published 06/13/2024 following an order made on 05/18/2024


Best breakfast tea. Or goes wonderfully at afternoon tea.

Cynthia H.   published 05/21/2024 following an order made on 04/30/2024



Mariah S.   published 02/23/2024 following an order made on 02/03/2024


Solid choice and a staple of my tea cabinet.

Julie L.   published 01/17/2024 following an order made on 12/27/2023


I absolutely love Green of London, and Palais des thés is the only place I can find a green tea Earl Grey. I definitely recommand it.

Nicole P.   published 01/10/2024 following an order made on 12/16/2023


thumbs up

Karen S.   published 12/25/2023 following an order made on 11/27/2023


One of the best tea combinations for those of us who love both green and Early Grey!

Marie H.   published 10/31/2023 following an order made on 10/11/2023


Green of London is one of my favorite tea. I love earl grey but prefer green tea over black tea, so green of London is the perfect match for me.

Mariah S.   published 10/31/2023 following an order made on 10/05/2023


My favorite green tea I’ve ever had. Can’t get through a day of work without it.

Josh R.   published 09/03/2023 following an order made on 08/08/2023


This is such a gorgeous tea and vibrantly refreshing both hot and iced.

Allison O.   published 09/03/2023 following an order made on 08/14/2023


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