What is the best mug for tea?
Inspirational tea mug designs from around the globe feature in our creative collaborations of all shapes and sizes. Feast your eyes – and savour your tea – with scintillating T2 tea mugs perfect for you:
Upsize your cup size from a dainty teacup to a pretty tea mug when you choose adorably glam tea-fan favourites like Adriana Picker, Bonnie and Neil, Botanical, Eleganza, and Mystic Carpet Ride.
Enjoy a hefty brew when you say hello to big-is-best tea mugs like 350ml Hugo, 400ml Moroccan Tealeidoscope and big-boy Porto’s whopping 500ml capacity!
Toughen up princess! If pinky-finger fine bone china sipping vessels aren’t your thing, you’ll find big tea mugs like Porto flexing up in super tough stoneware and hunky Hugo’s stocky porcelain build a little more to your liking.
Like to keep a close eye on things? T2 borosilicate glass tea mugs let you see what a decent cuppa looks like, offering a bountiful 400ml tea-licious brew.
So, which is the best mug for tea?
That’s up to you. Sometimes you need a long, quiet cuppa with the warm and weighty comfort of a solid mug in your hands. Other times you want to upsize the cup size but you still want to extend the pinky finger and enjoy the glitz and glam of a delicately elegant and pretty tea vessel.
Choose iconic T2 large tea mugs or limited editions designed to suit your mood – in irresistible patterns with pep and panache, hand-holding solid spunkiness or visibly vibrant vivaciousness!
The best tea mug might also buddy up with a matching teapot and tea strainer, or perhaps a teapot with inbuilt infuser. Or it might be a handy tea infuser mug, the ideal brew-and-sip design for quick and easy tea-making rituals.
What is a tea infuser mug?
Every tea drinker should have a favourite mug with a tea infuser! Tea mug infusers provide the fresh enjoyment of loose leaf tea brews without the need for a teapot.
Why use a tea infuser mug?
Perfect for solo sipping – a quick and easy way to enjoy your loose leaf tea without collaborating with your teapot.
The infuser and lid make them ideal for desktop brews! Pop into the kitchen and make your cuppa, then take it back to your desk while the tea is brewing. Remove the lid and stand the infuser in the lid when your tea is ready. No mess, no fuss!
They provide a bigger, longer loose leaf brew when a tea cup is never enough, because with tantalising T2 loose leaf teas less is never more!
How to use a tea mug with infuser?
Simply pop a scoop of your chosen T2 loose leaf tea or herbal tisane into the infuser within the mug and add the hot water. Pop the lid on to keep it toasty warm as it brews for the recommended time. Lift the lid, remove the infuser and voila! - a perfect mug of loose leaf tea with no teapot needed!
How to remove stains from tea mugs?
Over time your trusty tea-making tools may discolour due to the tannins in tea. When your tea mugs have been working overtime and are losing their crisp white clarity, it’s time for some TLC to bring their bedazzling good looks back to the fore.
There are many ways to remove stubborn stains from your favourite tea mugs. You can try soaking them in vinegar overnight, or using a blend of bleach and baking soda for a speedy half-hour soak before washing in warm, soapy water.
If those nasty stains are really digging their heels in, try a gentle scrub with baking soda on your kitchen sponge or even some toothpaste directly on the stains. Wash and rinse to revive your tea mugs and take them back to their former glory!
Are tea mugs dishwasher safe?
Sometimes! T2 tea mugs have specific care instructions in mind because they’re all unique and a little bit spesh!
Your tea mug might be crafted from durable borosilicate glass or beautiful mugs made from porcelain or solid stoneware, in which case they are all quite happy to go for a swim in the dishwasher or a spin in the microwave.
But if your tea mugs are made from fine bone china, we suggest treating them like royalty, gently handwashing in warm soapy water with a good rinse. Fine bone china says no thanks to the heated cesspool that is your dishwasher, and tea mug designs with glittering gold will get a little narky and sparky in the microwave!
Where to buy tea mugs?
If you’re an online shopper pop the kettle on, make your tasty tea brew, then settle down to browse our simply sensational large tea mug options available with comprehensive descriptions at our online store.
With free shipping available within the UK for all online purchases over £25, and free international delivery within Europe for all online purchases over £60, you might want to shop for more than just tea mugs.
You’ll find many tasty loose leaf and teabag teas including those in our exciting Wellness tea collection. You could arrange a T2 subscription online, or get your Christmas shopping done ahead of time with our fabulous gifting options!
Of course, nothing beats the experience of shopping in-store at T2, where your senses are pleasantly assaulted by tea-tasting experiences, spicy aromas and wall-to-wall designer teawares.