Have you guys heard about milk tea which is presented like a pot plant? A few of my friends posted photos about them on instagram so I decided to give them a try! I went to try them at two different locations puuu

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Tea + / Tea Plus is a Taiwanese restaurant located in Burwood. It’s a bit of trek getting there, but easy to get to via the train or bus.

I ordered the Matcha Plant Milk Tea ($5.80) and the Deep Fried Chicken Cutlet on Rice ($9.80). I love green tea drinks and desserts so I thought I would try that flavour first. My friend ordered the chocolate version.

The drinks looks almost too good to drink.

The Pot Plant Milk Tea is really interesting. It’s made up of 3 layers – milk tea as the base, the salty foam and the crushed oreo “soil” with a mint leaf. Stir them all together for a refreshing taste! I’m not really a fan of milk tea, but the seasalt foam makes it a delicious combination.

The Deep Fried Chicken Cutlet on Rice dish was also very delicious and filling – especially the corn that came with it! I’m a big fan of corn and they served it sweetened so it was a bonus for me. I like the way Taiwanese deep fry their chicken, so no complaints there.

This lunch combo was really filling for me, I think their dish portions are quite big so I had to order take away. Perfect place to eat at if you’re feeling a bit more hungry than usual. I definitely look forward to coming back here and trying their other drinks!

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Tea Plus
Shop 9, 258 Burwood Road,
Burwood, NSW 2034
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The other location I went to try the drinks was at Mizuya, located in the city. They have 3 different flavours – rose, green tea and chocolate and they’re only a bit more expensive at $6.80.

A sign outside

And of course I (and my friends!) tried the green tea flavour. Their drinks also consisted of 3 layers but up of different ingredients – drink flavour base, creamy foam and milo as the soil. I found this drink more strong in green tea flavour, and much more creamier due to the foam. I felt like this was more like a dessert than a drink. It was nice to drink but in a different way.

Cheers for matcha!

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Mizuya
614 George St,
Sydney NSW 2000
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In comparison, I prefer the pot plant milk tea from Tea+ as I feel the combination is more unique and nicer as a drink. It’s great to have different pot plant drinks to try and I hope more places will have something similar soon! I think it’ll be interesting to see how people can use this concept and come up with their own combination of flavours.

10 Comments

  1. That looks absolutely scrumptious! And extremely creative. Who knew? A ‘potted plant’ could be so tasty? Haha :)

  2. wow, I haven’t had milk/bubble tea for..months now. wow, surprising how I can handle this craving. then again, I’d pick caffeine over milk tea anytime since the former has an effect that can boost the mood and keep me alert while the latter makes me drowsy in a matter of minutes haha

    anyway, this is adorable! the concept, the presentation.. everything. how creative :)

    seasalt foam on milk tea is a good addition. it’s not a good one on coffee though…ugh starbucks and their nasty idea of seasalt caramel drink >__<;; i'm not a fan of seasalt flavor.. (obviously it tastes like ocean SALT lol) but for some reason, it works in the foam

    it's interesting how people can come up with such idea :) i see they wrote mocktail there? fufufu, so there's hint of alcohol yeah? I'd totally buy that if I live there haha

    • Mocktail here means that there’s not alcohol ^^

      Bubble tea here has been grew in popularity since I guess maybe like 5 years ago? Things catch on slowly here haha.

  3. This is the first time i heard of Pot Plant Milk Tea. It definitely looks interesting, and if there were a popular bbt place here where I live, I would definitely go and check out to see if they have something of the sort. I’m a sucker for oreo… so you got me at that!

  4. I didn’t know about pot plant milk tea! They look so cute, and it sounds like it’d be a nice flavor combination when the layers are mixed. I’d like to try it, but I don’t know of any place here that does it :( The chicken cutlet looks good too!

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