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Seng Di Feature: 5 milk and fruit tea stores that you must try!

Providing another chance for micro, small, and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) to shine, CHiNOY TV teams up with Fil-Chi Ho Tsia Ho Dim to present the Seng Di Feature series, a project that puts the spotlight on local businesses, chefs, food photographers, and food videographers.

Tea has always been a staple in Chinese culture. Now, it is widely appreciated in its various forms all throughout the globe! From traditional tea to milk tea to iced tea, the possibilities are simply limitless. 

Here are five beverage shops to satisfy all your tea needs:


1) Gallontea

Facebook: @gallontea
Instagram: @gallontea
Address: GLI Building, J.D. Villena, 6189 Gabaldon, Makati, 1210 Metro Manila
Contact No: 09501680052

Ever had trouble searching for where to buy milk tea in bulk? Look no further! Gallontea is the Philippines’ first bubble tea store to sell milk tea by the gallon. The idea of bulk-selling the beverage was inspired by the togetherness of Chinoy tradition—of celebrating with loved ones. Having just opened its first branch in Makati, the business hopes to be able to continue sharing high-quality and affordable milk tea products. 

“Gallontea is the perfect gift to share with your friends, family, and loved ones,” explained business owner Chase Chianpian. 

WHAT TO TRY: Gallontea’s bestseller is its 1 Gallon Wintermelon Milk Tea (P750). Gallontea also offers several other milk tea and fruit tea variants, as well as sinkers sold by the tub. Some items are the 1 Gallon Classic Milk Tea (P550) and the 1 Gallon Lychee Fruit Tea (P400).  Beverage sinkers include Tapioca Pearls, Nata Crystals, and Egg Pudding, which can each be purchased at P120/tub. 

Milktea by the gallon and sinkers, as prepared by Gallontea.

Gallontea accepts orders online via their social media accounts and food servicing platforms such as GrabFood, Foodpanda, and Lalafood.


2) Lick Iced Tea

Facebook: @lickicedtea
Instagram: @lickicedtea
Addresses: Makati City; Banawe, Quezon City
Contact No: 09176783191

Conceptualized five years ago, Lick Iced Tea is a company that produces locally made premium iced tea beverages. Lick Iced Tea products are not only brewed with green and black tea extracts but also bottled with glass to ensure high quality and taste. The beverages make no use of artificial flavors, colors, and preservatives. 

Hip, fun, and healthy, Lick Iced Tea’s naturally sweetened beverages are a masterful blend of traditional and modern flavors that will always leave you craving for every single drop!

WHAT TO TRY: Priced at P120 per bottle, Lick Iced Tea beverages come in the following flavors: Raspberry, Giant Apple Tea, Sicilian Lemon, Southern Sweet Peach, Huckleberry, and Sakura Blossom. 

Lick Iced Tea products.

Lick Iced Tea accepts orders online via their social media accounts. 


3) Make Your Own Cafe

Facebook: @makeyourowncafe
Instagram: @makeyourowncafe
Address: 140 Maginhawa Street, Quezon City
Contact No: 09176779696

True to its name, Make Your Own Cafe is a milk tea and coffee shop that serves a wide range of beverages, baked goods, and hot meals for customers to choose from. Offering handmade boba and the option to have unlimited sinkers, the cafe allows milk tea drinkers to create fun and personalized drinks that cater to their own tastes and preferences.

WHAT TO TRY: Some of Make Your Own Cafe’s bestselling drinks are its Berry Berry Cheesecake (Regular – P130, Large – P145), Taro Milk Tea (Regular – P115, Large – P125), Spring Jasmine Cheese Tea (Regular – P130, Large – P140), Strawberry Yoghurt (Regular – P135, Large – P150), and Vanilla Affogato (Regular – P140, Large – P155). Customers may choose to add P20 for unlimited sinkers

Milk and fruit teas by Make your Own Cafe.

Make Your Own Cafe products can be purchased in-store and through food servicing platforms such as GrabFood, Foodpanda, and Lalafood. Further information can be found on its social media pages. 


4) The Chai Bros Co. 

Facebook: @thechaibrosco
Instagram: @thechaibrosco
Address: Greenhills, San Juan
Contact No: 09178811141

The Chai Bros Co. is a family-owned business that started in the middle of the community quarantine. Sharing a mother’s unique tea concoctions to the world, the Chai Bros Co. is a tea shop that offers traditional home-brewed drinks packed with authentic and rich flavors. 

“The Chai Bros Co. is unique in that we only use high-quality ingredients,” shared business representative Darik Go. The Chai Bros Co. prepares beverages made from high-quality loose leaf tea and 100% real milk. 

WHAT TO TRY: The Chai Bros Co. has a menu that includes refreshing drinks such as Hong Kong Milk Tea, Thai Milk Tea, Yuzu Tea, Butterfly Pea Lemon Tea, and Grapefruit Tea. All products are priced at P150 per bottle. 

Tea beverages by The Chai Bros Co.

Lick Iced Tea accepts orders online via their social media accounts. 


5) Chaboba Philippines

Facebook: @chabobaph
Instagram: @chabobaph
Address: Marikina, Paranaque, Maceda, Bicol, Lagro, Banawe
Contact No: 09175162040

Starting out as a food cart in a Christmas office bazaar last December, Chaboba Philippines is a beverage shop that offers authentic Taiwanese milk tea made with freshly brewed tea leaves and creamy premium milk. It currently has seven operating franchises spread across Luzon. 

WHAT TO TRY: Chaboba Philippines is especially known for its Cheesecake Series, which includes actual cheesecakes at the bottom of the cup! Some of its bestsellers are the Oreo Cheesecake (Small – P105, Large – P115), Okinawa Cheesecake (Small – P110, Large – P120), and Wintermelon Cheesecake (Small – P105, Large – P115). Other popular drinks are Taro Salty Cheese (Small – P105, Large – P115), Uji Matcha Cheezee Tea (Small – P110, Large – P120), and Double Dutch Choco (Small – P85, Large – P95).

Chaboba’s bestselling Uji Matcha Cheezee tea.

Chaboba Philippines products can be purchased in-store. Customers may also order online via Chaboba Philippines’ social media accounts or Foodpanda.

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