Clement & Pekoe, one of Dublin's coolest independent tea shops, recently opened their second store on Blessington Street. 

Named for Pope Clement VIII declared tea was safe for Christians to drink and the Chinese word for tea, Clement & Pekoe has been one of Dublin's best spots for tea since its inception. Set up by Simon Cummins and Dairine Keogh, Clement & Pekoe originally sold high-quality teas to restaurants and cafés before opening their first location on South William Street in 2008. 

Since opening in Dublin's Creative Quarter, the team at Clement & Pekoe have stocked their shelves with over 50 varieties of tea, including the usual breakfast tea and chamomile, alongside more unusual blends. The teas, which are also available at Avoca stores, Joe's Coffee, Woollen Mills and more, go through rigorous testing and tasting before being introduced in stores, so you know that you'll always get a gorgeous cuppa when you visit.

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Now Northside Clement & Pekoe lovers can rejoice as their favourite tea shop has finally set up camp across the Liffey. The newest outlet opened on Blessington Street recently, offering gorgeous baked goods and a bright setting, alongside their usual range of stellar teas and coffee. 

The new store has opened up just in time for summer, meaning the Clement & Pekoe summer menu is in full swing. Expect to see plenty of iced drinks, including lattes and lemonades, on offer over the next few months. 

We're delighted to see another Clement & Pekoe outlet open in the city centre, as we're big fans of their delicious loose-leaf teas (especially the ginger and lemon) and great service. Now that the sun is starting to come out a bit, we think the new Blessington Street store will be the place to be this summer. 

Clement & Pekoe is now open at 24/25 Blessington St, Dublin 7 from 7.30-3pm Monday to Friday and 9am-3pm on Sundays. Click here for more info.

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