Review of Lidl Green Tea

As a lady who enjoys her cups of tea on a daily basis I am always on the lookout for new teas to try. Yet for some unknown reason I tend to drink very little green tea. This is strange as it is a great tea to be enjoyed milk free so it is therefore perfect for dairy free me. I have tried a couple of brands of green tea of varying qualities. So when I popped into Lidl the other day I though that it was about time that I tried their green tea.

I liked the simple design of the packaging with this tea. It was light green with picture of a green tea leaf and the Knightsbridge logo to the top. Onto the ingredients only green tea is listed. There are there no allergens highlighted or any may contain warnings listed.

On opening the packet I was greeted by a slightly grassy meadow with subtle undertones of smokiness that I associate with green tea. This intensified slightly on my famous close up sniff test. I placed the teabag in my teacup and added my slightly cooled freshly boiled hot water. I left the tea to infuse with the hot water as instructed. The hot water soon changed to a light brown/green colour. The aroma from the tea did not intensify and remained the same, even on my close up sniff test. On sipping the tea I could taste the grassy element with the smokiness element intermingled with this. In fact the smokiness element was slightly stronger compared to other green teas that I have tried. However, it did not result in bitter flavour which I have experienced with other green teas. It was a nice light and refreshing tea. I have to admit to being pleasantly surprised by this green tea.

So would I recommend this green tea, yes definitely. I liked the delicate subtle aroma and flavour of this tea. It was a light refreshing tea. So if you fancy a milk free tea, why not give this green tea a try. So thank you Lidl for producing a refreshing green tea.


  1. June 7, 2017 / 9:10 am

    This sounds lovely, I’ll have to give it a try! x

  2. June 7, 2017 / 11:04 am

    I’ve never been a fan of any other tea other than your basic tea with sugar and milk. And even then, I don’t know the difference between Earl Grey and what have you! (I’m a poor excuse for a British person, I know!) I’ve tried different fruity teas before but no matter how much I pretended to like them, I would have rather not have been drinking them. I’ve heard so much good stuff about green tea though and how much healthier it is. Great write up, you may convince me to give it a go! xx

    • June 7, 2017 / 7:45 pm

      Hi, I hope you give green tea try, just donut use fresh boiling water.

  3. June 8, 2017 / 4:56 am

    I’m not a tea drinker but recently discovered I rather​ like green tea. I’ll give this one a try #bestandworst

    • June 9, 2017 / 7:43 pm

      I hope you like it, it’s not bad for a cheap tea.

  4. Corinne & Kirsty ? (@corinnekirsty)
    June 8, 2017 / 5:30 pm

    I don’t shop at Lidl often so I would have never know about this tea before reading this! I really enjoy drinking green tea and I would defo try this one! xx corinne

    • June 9, 2017 / 7:48 pm

      Hi, if you pop into Lidl one day you should, it’s a bargain.

  5. June 8, 2017 / 8:43 pm

    I don’t drink tea at all but know lots of people who do and think this would appeal to them!! Thanks for linking up to the #bestandworst

    • June 9, 2017 / 7:51 pm

      I hope it makes someone give it a try.

  6. June 10, 2017 / 3:49 pm

    Such a Good Information about Green Tea….

    • June 10, 2017 / 4:40 pm

      I need to try this, thanks for stopping by, Chloe.

  7. shuklaanuj059
    June 10, 2017 / 4:18 pm

    Thanks for information

  8. simplylav84
    June 10, 2017 / 4:52 pm

    Interesting topic! Keep it up.

  9. June 11, 2017 / 1:04 am

    I take Typhoo green tea daily, for sure gonna give this a try!

    • June 11, 2017 / 8:00 am

      I hope you like it. I must try Typhoo green tea.

  10. June 11, 2017 / 10:52 am

    I was not into teas lately but green tea has a good impact on me, now i am a big fan of it. 🙂

    • June 11, 2017 / 1:56 pm

      Hopefully you will try it again soon.

  11. June 11, 2017 / 11:26 am

    Green tea has its own benefits and its a good change from a milk or black tea. I like it being refreshing.

    • June 11, 2017 / 1:55 pm

      Hi, yes its a great alternative to black tea. Thanks for stopping by.

  12. June 11, 2017 / 4:01 pm

    wow, what a dedication…

    • June 11, 2017 / 4:23 pm

      Hi, not sure what you mean by this but thanks for stopping by.

  13. June 11, 2017 / 8:30 pm

    I wish I could say I love Green Tea but i’ve tried a fair few and never liked them! #sharingthebloglove

    • June 11, 2017 / 8:42 pm

      Oh that’s a shame at least there are lots of others you can try instead.

  14. June 12, 2017 / 8:58 am

    I’m not a tea drinker but my husband loves green tea. We don’t shop at Lidl so he wont have tried this one. I’ll have to get him some if I am passing! Thank you for joining us at #sharingthebloglove

    • June 12, 2017 / 8:39 pm

      Hi, I’m sure your husband will appreciate that. I hope that he likes it.

  15. June 12, 2017 / 5:34 pm

    I don’t drink any kind of tea, but my SIL loves green tea it’s all she drinks. I’ll have to ask her if she has tried this one. Thank you for joining us at #SharingtheBlogLove

    • June 12, 2017 / 8:44 pm

      Hi, its well worth your SIL trying as its nice for a cheap tea. Thanks for stopping by, Chloe.

  16. talkingmums1
    June 13, 2017 / 1:00 pm

    I’ve never been a fan of green tea but really good to see Lidl stocking quality products x

    • June 13, 2017 / 8:55 pm

      Yes, and a good price as well.

  17. June 13, 2017 / 7:07 pm

    I tried green te once hit it was so overpowering I didn’t go back again – I like the sound of this, it seems more delicate flavour, I’ll give it a go #DreamTeam

    • June 13, 2017 / 8:56 pm

      Hi, I think it may be, just don’t use freshly boiled water as it can affect the taste.

  18. June 14, 2017 / 12:05 am

    need to try this. I looooove tea!

    • June 14, 2017 / 8:54 pm

      I hope you like it when you find some.

  19. arthritisfighterleann
    March 2, 2018 / 9:08 am

    I love this green tea from Lidl & it’s reasonably priced compared to some branded ones.

    • thehubsanxxx
      March 4, 2018 / 10:13 am

      Hi, it sure is and is indeed good value for money.

  20. Dan Brown
    July 29, 2018 / 9:17 am

    Never really fancied green teas until I chanced on the lidl green tea by Knightsbridge and the experience has been delicious.The peppermint flavored variant is simply awesome!

    • Pinkiebag
      August 18, 2018 / 5:54 pm

      Glad to read you enjoy Lidl’s Tea and a bargain at the same time.

  21. December 9, 2018 / 3:59 pm

    I don’t know why I don’t drink more green tea. I just don’t seem to think of it.

    • Pinkiebag
      December 15, 2018 / 9:49 pm

      Perhaps just grab a packet for home to have when you fancy it

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