Located in the heart of Shoreditch, Quaker Street Cafe is the place to go to meet like minded people where not only can you try the incredible Authentic Bubble Tea but, you can mingle with great people. We had never tried bubble tea before, so when we were approached by Quaker Street to come down and try some, it was an offer we couldn’t resist!

Quaker Street believes that the ‘the power of creativity can break down walls between people’ which is definitely shown throughout as they host art exhibitions, poetry nights and help musicians to produce EPs, they provide a range of events for young creatives to express themselves and network. There is such a great, friendly atmosphere where you can talk to anyone and enjoy the delicious beverages. Quaker Street are also creating a co-working space which is amazing being able to work Shoreditch you can see the pledge here.

Originally, Bubble Tea comes from Taiwan, it is a drink made by blending a tea base with milk, fruit and fruit juices, then adding the signature jelly balls such as tapioca pearls that sit at the bottom.

Having never tried bubble tea when we saw the menu, we was a little overwhelmed by what flavours to get but the lovely Nicole allowed us to try some of the different jelly/juice balls that you can have in the drink. Traditionally, the Tapioca ball is what was used which personally, we didn’t love but it was a great experience being able to try all different flavours.

I opted for a milky bubble tea and got Vanilla flavour with Strawberry jelly balls which was delicious and Ty had the Strawberry fruit tea with Lychee jelly balls and again it was delightful, I think the fruit tea might be my favourite over the milky tea. I couldn’t believe I had been missing out on these drinks for so long, we’ll definitely be heading back to try more flavours.

If ever you are in the Shoreditch area and want to try Authentic Bubble Tea, somewhere to relax and do work or just to meet some great people and have a chat Quaker Street is the place to go. Quaker Street do incredible community work and have exciting things lined up for the future. Don’t forget to look out for the co-working space launching at the end of 2018, we’ll definitely be heading down there to get some work done.

Quaker Street does not just offer Bubble Tea but also offers a range of coffee and snacks so there is something for everyone! They are open from 7am-7pm weekdays and 10am-7pm on weekends!

Thank you to Quaker Street for inviting us down.

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