Nilgiri Tiger Hill Tea

(26 customer reviews)


  • Nilgiri Tiger Hill tea: one of the most respected Nilgiri gardens.
  • At an altitude of 8,500 ft the weather is perfect for growing the best tea.
  • It is well made with a little tip producing a full, brisk flavour with medium body.
  • It has a certain aromatic, floral quality.

Nilgiri Tiger Hill tea: one of the most respected Nilgiri gardens.

At an altitude of 8,500 ft the weather is perfect for growing the best tea. Nilgiri Tiger Hill tea is well made with a little tip producing a full, brisk flavour with medium body and a certain aromatic, floral quality. Superb. Use one teaspoon per cup and one for the pot with freshly boiling water and infuse for three minutes. Can be drunk with or without milk.

The benefits of loose leaf tea

  • This is a carefully sourced tea chosen for its distinctive, balanced flavour.
  • Loose leaf tea enables the full flavour characteristics of the tea to infuse.
  • The tea is chosen for its high grade which imparts the flavour and aroma characteristics for which this tea is best known.
  • A little patience is required when infusing large leaf grades but you will be rewarded with a superior, more balanced cup.

Which size to choose

  • There are several packing options: 60grams, 125grams and 250grams - the standard being of 125 grams in a packet.
  • You can select packets or a tin caddy with hinged lid which can be selected from the drop-down options.
  • Our silver-coloured packets are a triple laminate of paper, foil and cellophane, specifically designed for tea.

How to look after this tea

  • Store the tea with care: ensure it is stored air-tight, away from heat, light, moisture and strong aromas.
  • Our standard best-before is one year.

Delivery options

  • Our standard shipping is second class post unless you choose an alternative option.
  • Free UK shipping is available for orders over £30 and free first class post can be chosen for orders over £50.
  • At the checkout you may choose to receive a free, full-colour, eight-page guide to our tea.

For more information about buying our loose leaf teas see our page How to Buy the Best Loose Leaf Tea.

Additional information

Weight 0.425 kg
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26 reviews for Nilgiri Tiger Hill Tea

  1. David Phillips

    Service: The courier service is high quality and gets rid of problems of non-delivery by Royal Mail on the 2nd class post option

  2. David Bricknell (verified owner)

    Product: This is very good Nilgiri at agood price.
    Service: Easy purchase. Good website. Quick and easy delivery. Excellent packaging.

  3. D. Jameson (verified owner)

    A very good tea. Smooth and tasty with a little milk. Recommended.

  4. Marie Mason (verified owner)

    Product: One of my favorite teas – excellent
    Service: Always get a great response from this company. V good customer service.

  5. Tony Turner (verified owner)

    Product: Another re-purchase for me. I try to order something new each time but can’t resist a re-order of my favourites at the same time
    Service: Excellent and quick service again, well packaged item.

  6. Laurence Hawcroft (verified owner)


  7. Leslie Holmes (verified owner)

    Service: I have been using Grey’s Teas for five years now. I find both their tea selection and the service excellent and recommend it unreservedly.

  8. CHRIS HOLLICK (verified owner)

    A refreshing tea with medium body.Touch of grassiness to the finish. Good service from Grey’s. Good packaging.

  9. Laurence Hawcroft (verified owner)

    Service: Rapid delivery, excellently packed, competitively priced and high quality tea.

  10. Geraldine Gleeson

    I should have bought the tea in the tins.
    Perfect Earl Grey

  11. David Marlow (verified owner)

    Service: ….puzzling why they first said our order had been cancelled
    Vendor response: I am sorry for the confusion. Two orders had been received from you, one with no payment which was automatically cancelled. We contacted you after receiving this instruction, prior to being aware of the second order.

    Richard Grey

  12. cjh (verified owner)

    Was really impressed with this tea. The flavour is complex, but not over-bearing. Strangely, there seems a note akin to hoppiness on the finish. A welcome brew for any time of day, and certain to become a regular.

  13. Raymond Fulton (verified owner)

    Product: Third purchase. My favourite Grey’s tea. Medium bodied, complex flavour. Takes milk well. Good all rounder.
    Service: Prompt service. Well presented packaging.

  14. Julie Brown (verified owner)

    Service: Nice friendly company. Would like to try some of their other teas, would they consider smaller taster packs or a verity pack of taster teas to buy.

  15. David Bricknell (verified owner)

    Product: Fabulous.
    Service: Easy website. Quick and painless delivery.

  16. Luce Gilmore

    Product: A tea variety I am only beginning to explore. I like the way it resists stewing: a good study tea.
    Service: Delivery was prompt & arrived when they said it would. Product sucurely packaged. I love the triple-layer packet.

  17. Alexander Clark

    Product: I have been unable to acquire Nilgiri tea (a particular favourite) for some time, so was delighted to find it on offer. Sheer class! Thank you for the excellent brew and the very impressive service.
    Service: First-class service, with a two-day turnaround. Can’t ask for better. The package also contained an informative “portfolio”. Much impressed altogether.

  18. Francis Hoile (verified owner)

    Product: .
    Service: Great service and delivery . Good to see a new robust outer for the free of charge orders and delivered very quickly. Thank you !

  19. Rupert West

    Service: Great company, Great Tea – Range of my favourite teas a little limited this order due to no stock. But what is available was good.
    Vendor response: We have just received a new shipment of Assam and more will arrive on Monday. I am pleased that you like our range of teas.

    Richard Grey

  20. David Bricknell (verified owner)

    Product: Excellent. Good with or without milk.
    Service: Easy to order. Quick delivery. Great Tea.

  21. Mr Brian J Russell

    Service: Everything as ordered

  22. Betty Carey (verified owner)

    Product: Excellent quality
    Service: Prompt delivery

  23. David

    A revelation!
    A strong, robust tea

  24. David Phillips

    A refreshing revelation – a gorgeous tea

  25. Jonathan Hv Price

    Service: Helpful advice on the telephone. Ordered online and the processing was without error.

  26. James

    A strong, robust tea
    A refreshing revelation – a gorgeous tea

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