What is Gong Cha known for?
Gong Cha is a Taiwanese-based bubble tea chain with over 1,500 stores worldwide including Japan, Korea, Australia
Why is Gong Cha so popular?
“Gong Cha” refers to tea that is offered to the Emperor in Chinese Imperial times. And of course, tea for the Emperor is only of the highest quality collected throughout the kingdom.
Gong Cha is known for the high quality of their drinks using premium and refined teas which embodies the best that would have been presented to the Emperor.
Gong Cha Brand Background & History
The first Gong Cha store opened in Kaohsiung, Taiwan in 2006.
In 2009, Gong Cha started to expand globally with their first overseas outlet in Hong Kong.
In 2012, Gong Cha introduced fashionable tea drinks into the South Korean market and developed a modern tea shop culture there.
In 2018, Gong Cha celebrated over 1,500 stores worldwide in over 10 countries.
Gong Cha Best Drinks to Order
Here are the Gong Cha Best Seller 2021 drinks as posted at the Gong Cha Renfrew location in Vancouver:
Gong Cha Top 10 Canada
- Brown Sugar Pearl Oreo Milk Foam Oolong Milk Tea
- Brown Sugar Coffee Jelly Oolong Milk Tea
- Earl Grey Milk Tea with J
- Taro Milk Foam Smoothies
- Oreo Milk Foam Black Forest
- Matcha Milk Foam Smoothie
- Passionfruit Green Tea with QQ
- Royal Milk Tea with Pearl
- Milk Foam Green Tea
- Milk Tea with Grass Jelly
Gong Cha Menu
The Gong Cha menu consists of a variety of series including Signature Series; Brewed Tea Series; Creative Mix Series; Milk Tea Series; Ice Smoothie Series; Yogurt Series and Bubble Waffles.
Check the signage at the store because they also offer other drink series and non-tea based speciality drinks.
Here are some of the drinks that Gong Cha offers (varies by location):
Gong Cha Signature Series
- Milk Foam Green Tea 奶蓋綠茶
- Milk Foam Black Tea 奶蓋紅茶
- Milk Foam Oolong Tea 奶蓋烏龍
- Milk Foam Earl Grey Tea 奶蓋格雷
- Milk Foam Winter Melon Drink 奶蓋冬瓜
- Milk Foam Black Forest 奶蓋黑森林
Brewed Tea Series
- Jasmine Green Tea 茉莉绿茶
- Black Tea 錫蘭紅茶
- Oolong Tea 烏龍茶
- Earl Grey Tea 格雷紅茶
- Winter Melon Drink 冬瓜茶
- Winter Melon Oolong Tea 冬瓜烏龍茶
Milk Tea Series
- Royal Milk Tea 皇家奶茶
- Royal Milk Tea with Pearl 皇家珍珠奶茶
- Earl Grey Milk Tea with 3J 格雷三兄弟奶茶
- Honey Milk Tea 蜂蜜奶茶
- Strawberry Milk Tea 草莓奶茶
- Milk Tea with Grass Jelly 仙草奶凍
- Coffee Milk Tea 鴛鴦奶茶
- Chocolate Milk Drink 巧克力奶茶
- Matcha Milk Drink 抹茶奶茶
- Winter Melon Milk Tea 冬瓜奶茶
- Taro Milk With Red Bean 紅豆芋頭奶茶
- Black Milk Tea 皇家奶茶
- Jasmine Green Milk Tea 绿奶茶
- Oolong Milk Tea 乌龙奶茶
- Black Sesame Milk Tea 黑芝麻奶茶
- Purple Yam Milk Tea 紫薯奶茶
- Caramel Milk Tea 焦糖奶茶
- Coffee Milk Tea 鸳鸯奶茶
- Coffee Latte 咖啡拿铁
- Brown Sugar Coffee Milk Tea 黑糖鸳鸯奶茶
Brown Sugar Series
- Brown Sugar Pearl Oolong Milk Tea 黑糖珍珠乌龙奶茶
- Brown Sugar Coffee Jelly Oolong Milk Tea 黑糖咖啡冻乌龙奶茶
- Brown Sugar Pearl Latte 黑糖珍珠鲜奶
Ice Smoothie Series
- Mango Smoothie 芒果冰沙
- Strawberry Milk Foam Smoothie 草莓奶盖冰沙
- Taro Milk Foam Smoothie 芋頭奶盖冰沙
- Chocolate Milk Foam Smoothie 巧克力奶盖冰沙
- Matcha Milk Foam Smoothie 抹茶奶盖冰沙
- Matcha Milk Foam Smoothie 抹茶奶盖冰沙
- Mango Yogurt Drink W/ Coconut Jelly 芒果椰果多多
- Strawberry Yogurt Drink W/ Coconut Jelly 草莓椰果多多
- Mango Yogurt Smoothie 芒果多多冰沙
- Peach Yogurt Smoothie 蜜桃多多冰沙
- Passion Fruit Drink w coconut jelly
- Milk Foam 奶蓋
- Oreo 熊猫奶盖
- Aloe 芦荟
- White Pearl 寒天
- Pearl 珍珠
- Coconut Jelly 椰果
- Coffee Jelly 咖啡冻
- Red Bean 紅豆
- Basil Seeds 小紫蘇
- Pudding 布丁
- Grass Jelly 仙草凍
- Ai-Yu Jelly 愛玉
Gong Cha Bubble Waffles
And while you are there, you might just want to order a bubble waffle from Gong Cha to go with your drink.
They come in Oreo, Matcha, Original, Red Bean and Chocolate flavours.
I’m a huge fan of their bubble waffles and definitely recommend them!