Tea Amantes has opened on the bottom ground beneath the The Inkden in Albert Street, providing speciality teas and refreshments. And clients can absorb some native artwork too, because the cafe contains a gallery.
Anna Paprzycka and Shamack Malachowski, who personal the tattoo studio and who has organised tattoo conventions in Blackpool, brewed up the concept two years in the past and launched the tea-room when area turned obtainable of their constructing.
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Anna mentioned: “I’ve at all times had a love of loose-leaf tea. We opened a tea store on-line in 2018 promoting particular blends and equipment however it was at all times in our heads to open a tea-room and gallery.”
Shamack mentioned: “I placed on a tattoo artwork exhibition on North Pier in 2019 and needed to do extra. There was fairly a little bit of area downstairs to hold art work so when it turned obtainable we simply related all of it collectively.
“We may have month-to-month exhibitions. We’re that includes work by our tattoo artists in the mean time however we may also have native artists’ work and photographers.”
Anna mentioned: “Now we have round 50 completely different flavours of tea at Tea Amantes however we even have speciality coffees too – some pretty ones from France and we are going to function a espresso of the week.
“Now we have inexperienced tea, black tea, flower teas. We will likely be having tea expertise occasions and tastings too.”
Shamack added that that they had plans to develop the enterprise additional. He mentioned: “We may have planters in the summertime exterior so will probably be like a little bit backyard with 20 seats exterior.”
The couple plan to make full use of the cellars beneath the constructing and hope to placed on artwork workshops there sooner or later.
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