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Press Highlights

The Tab -It’s boba time     

"Formosan provides an oasis of oriental calm in a marketplace dominated by uniform high-street brands."

October 2012

BuzzFeed - 21 Places You Must Drink Bubble Tea Before You Die         

"...this is a very ~Oxford~ bubble tea spot...

...focus is on fresh ingredients, and making a healthier drink..."

September 2016

Cherwell - Bubble Tea: The Definitive Review 

"The verdict:

Highest quality of bubble tea: Formosan. You can’t beat real tea"

February 2019

Oxford Mail - Latest hygiene results

"Food hygiene and safety - Very good. High standard of compliance with statutory obligations and industry codes of recommended practice."

August 2019

Oxford Mail - Oxford's 'original' bubble tea shop prepared to take on new city centre rivals

"...there was a 'tremendous' difference between what they had to offer and Formosan...  a lot of other bubble tea places serve a more westernised version and we focus on traditional, high-quality natural flavours"

August 2019

Deliveroo Foodscene - Introducing Bubble Tea: The Taiwanese Drink Taking Oxford and The Midlands by Storm

"The guys at Formosan Tea Bar are thought to be one of the UK's main pioneers of authentic Taiwanese Bubble Tea"

November 2017

Authentic pearl milk tea in Oxford 


"I was so sure that this bubble tea absolutely comes from Taiwan because of its unforgettable taste"

September 2012

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