Top 10 Best Tea For One – Teapot and Cup Sets

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Top 10 Best Tea For One – Teapot and Cup Sets

Top 10 Best Tea For One – Teapot and Cup Sets

When it’s time for tea, there’s no better companion than a teapot and cup for one. Most designs cleverly incorporate a teapot and cup and sometimes a saucer together in a neat package. They are the ideal solution for any tea lover as a teapot is a necessity for properly preparing a tea infusion.

What Makes Teapot and Cup Sets For One Special?

A tea set for one is a charming visual representation of how individual useful components can come together to create a new whole. Looking at a pretty tea set for one can evoke the same type of cosy feeling as a Russian Matryoshka doll. No household should be without at least one – they look so attractive displayed on a kitchen dresser!

As well as being a useful space saving device, with the teapot stacking neatly into the teacup, a tea set for one is also an ideal way of satisfying various tea tastes in your household.

For example, if you long for an Assam, but your husband prefers to drink Lapsang Souchong. All you need to do is decide who gets which set, although this can be tricky!

Here are our top 10 best tea for one – teapot sets for one to help you choose.

Our 10 Best Teapot and Cup For One Sets Reviewed

Lesser & Pavey Golden Lily Tea For One Set

10. Lesser & Pavey Golden Lily

OUR RATING 4.2 Stars

Buy the Lesser & Pavey Golden Lily - £16.07

  • Fine china construction
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Elegant Gift Box

The Lesser & Pavey Golden Lily tea set features a timeless William Morris print with twirling lily stems and tendrils. In soft green and yellow tones, this soothing tea set is ideal for that first cup of tea in the morning – or any time of day. Made from fine china, it would make a very special gift.

 

Portmeirion Crazy Daisy Tea For One Set

9. Portmeirion Crazy Daisy

OUR RATING 4.2 Stars

Buy the Portmeirion Crazy Daisy - £20.74

  • Teapot – 280ml
  • Porcelain construction
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Presented in a matching Crazy Daisy gift box
  • Made in China

Made for contemporary living, the bright swirls of the Portmeirion Crazy Daisy Tea Set for one will instantly look at home in any family kitchen or breakfast room. It is made to the highest standards in all senses, the teapot works perfectly and pours from the spout without any drips or spillages.

The floral design in pastel primaries looks modern with a slight 70s retro vibe – the pattern continuing seamlessly onto the cup.

 

Katie Alice English Garden Tea For One Set

8. Katie Alice English Garden

OUR RATING 4.3 Stars

Buy the Katie Alice English Garden - £15.30

  • Teapot – 400ml
  • Porcelain construction
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Designed in England

The Kate Alice English Garden tea set for one is as pretty as a picture with a shabby chic inspired background of pale blue polka dots and a lovely design of English summer flowers. Apparently, the designer was inspired by some vintage wall paper she came across at an antique fair. The spout pours well with no dribbles and the whole tea set makes having a cup of tea a rather special experience – why not buy the matching milk jug and saucer?

 

WIlliam Morris Red Strawberry Thief Tea For One Set

7. William Morris Red Strawberry Thief

OUR RATING 4.4 Stars

Buy the William Morris Red Strawberry Thief - £15.99

  • Bone china construction
  • Dishwasher safe
  • Elegant Gift Box

William Morris’ Strawberry Thief design is one of his most popular prints, and now it is available as a tea set for one. You can admire the cheeky thrushes stealing strawberries amidst a background of Oriental crimson whilst enjoying a cup of afternoon tea. A timeless classic that will always attract admiration, this is the best tea for one teapot and cup set around.

 

Thames Tea Set In Blue by Snowden Flood Tea For One Set

6. Thames Tea Set In Blue by Snowden Flood

OUR RATING 4.5 Stars

Buy the Thames Tea Set For One – £145

  • Bone china construction
  • Dishwasher Safe

An intriguing homage to the River Thames, this stylish tea set for one features the course of the river which undulates and meanders against the stark white of the pot and cup with points of interest marked. It will certainly make a high impact on any breakfast table.

Made by the London-based designer, Snowden Flood, this modern tea set is a must for any tea-loving city dweller or anyone who appreciates elegant and unusual tableware. The teapot is generously sized and can hold between five to six cups of tea.

 

Mackintosh by Leonardo Tea For One Set

5. Mackintosh by Leonardo

OUR RATING 4.6 Stars

Buy the Mackintosh by Leonardo - £28.24

  • Fine china construction
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Supplied in a matching gift box

The Modern Mackintosh Tea for one set is highly collectable and would make an ideal gift for any admirer of Art Nouveau, especially as it’s supplied in a lovely matching gift box. The tea set comprises a single-serving teapot sitting neatly on a matching up and saucer. The design is pure Mackintosh, with pale pink roses and white buds on a black bordered panelled background of pink, blue and white. It’s pretty, functional and extremely high-quality.

 

Lucy Fine Bone China Tea for One Set

4. Lucy Fine Bone China Tea for One

OUR RATING 4.7 Stars

Buy the Lucy Fine Bone China Tea for One Set – £35

  • Fine bone china construction
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • Designed, made and hand painted in the Potteries, Stoke-on-Trent

Sometimes tea is just too good to share. The Lucy fine bone china tea set for one by Whittards of Chelsea features a delicate floral design in pastel hues.

This teapot and cup for one boast an unusually short spout to prevent dribbles and an ergonomically designed handle.

Perfect for enjoying a cup of tea and a moment’s peace and quiet in the garden, whilst eating a scone filled with homemade strawberry jam and clotted cream.

 

Peking Glass Tea for One with Strainer

3. Peking Glass Tea for One with Strainer

OUR RATING 4.7 Stars

Buy the Peking Glass Tea for One with Strainer – £20

  • Teapot – 300ml / Tea Cup – 240 ml
  • Glass construction
  • Removable stainless steel infuser in the middle of teapot.
  • Dishwasher Safe

Whittard’s Peking Glass Tea for One with strainer is made from transparent glass so you can see exactly when your tea leaves have brewed to perfection – a great cup of tea is guaranteed. It’s a beautiful and elegant little teapot that is ideal for solo use.

The central infuser means that you can easily use loose leaf teas without bothering with a separate strainer, especially large leaf blends. The perfect gift for ideal for true tea connoisseurs.

 

Carrara Tea for One Set

2. Carrara Tea for One

OUR RATING 4.8 Stars

Buy the Carrara Tea for One – £30

  • Teapot – 380ml / Tea Cup – 250ml
  • Porcelain construction
  • Dishwasher and microwave safe
  • Made in China

If you are searching for the best tea for one teapot and cup set, the Carrara Tea for One is well worth a look as it has a charmingly unconventional air. Inspired by the classical lines of Italian architecture and the innovative style of modern Scandinavian ceramics, this unique tea set contrasts abstract prints with pastel tints and a smooth porcelain finish.

The colour blocking is created with a marbling technique, a small teapot rests on top of the cup and saucer with angular handles – the result is a compact and elegant tea set for one.

 

Fortnum's St James Tea for One Set

1. Fortnum’s St James Tea for One

OUR RATING 4.9 Stars

Buy the Fortnum’s St James Tea for One – £100

  • Fine bone china construction
  • Not dishwasher safe – hand wash only with mild detergent
  • Presented in an Eau de Nil Gift Box
  • Made in England

This clever and stylish teapot-and-cup set will make a perfect cup of tea for one.

Made in England in fine bone china, it is tastefully decorated with an elegant Chinoiserie and bamboo design.

Featuring a lovely shade of duck egg blue and gold rims, Fortnum’s St James Tea for One will effortlessly turn a simple afternoon tea into an act of decadence.

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