The bubble tea craze has hit Malaysians and it has hit us hard. Within the first half of this year, we’ve seen countless of bubble tea shops open throughout Malaysia. The hype is here and it’s real! Tiger Sugar, Xing Fu Tang, Daboba…. the list just goes on and on. And let’s admit, we’ve all lined up (or at least attempted) to get our hands on at least a cup of these delectable drinks. However, we know that queuing is not for everybody (especially in our Malaysian weather) or some of us just simply don’t feel it’s worth the hype.

If you love some good old bubble tea but don’t want the wait, we’ve got just what you need! Here’s a list we’ve put together of some hidden gems that you could check out to get that craving fixed!

Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶

(Photo credits: Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶)

Snuggled along the bubble tea street in SS15, Subang Jaya in between famous bubble tea shops such as The Alley and Xing Fu Tang sits Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶. Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶 brews a variety of Taiwanese teas made from natural ingredients. Their menu showcases a variety of refreshing teas which come in a variety of options!

(Photo credits: Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶)

Try signature drinks such as their citrus tea, watermelon tea, or their signature fruit tea which combines a blend of six different tropical fruits! Pin Tea also offers other drinks like matcha latte and chocolate. Above all, what makes Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶 unique is their pinballs (a healthier substitute for standard tapioca pearls), which are made from seaweed extract – something worth a try!

Name: Pin Tea Malaysia 品茶
Location: SS15, Cheras, Klang
Opening hours: Sun-Sat: 12PM-1AM

Cha Wan Jia 茶丸家 Tea Bubble Malaysia

(Photo credits: 茶丸家 Tea Bubble Malaysia)

Hailing from China, Cha Wan Jia 茶丸家 is well-known for their colourful boba offerings. You can try many unique pearl flavours here such as dragon fruit pearl, Sakura pearls, white pearls, and even rainbow pearls to add a pop of colour to your drink! Sip on refreshing drinks like passion fruit green tea with jelly, their signature pearl green tea, or go for something a bit heavier and try the rainbow pearl crème brulee oolong.

(Photo credits: 茶丸家 Tea Bubble Malaysia)

Name:  茶丸家 Tea Bubble Malaysia / 茶丸家 Tea Bubble JB
Location: SS15, Sunway, Johor
Opening hours: SS15 / Sunway: Sun-Thurs: 11.30AM-12AM, Fri-Sat, 11.30AM-1AM; Johor: Sun-Sat; 12PM-1AM

QR Tea Lab

If you’re a fan of bubble tea, why don’t you get your hands dirty and make your own brew? QR Tea Lab as its name suggests is a lab-themed bubble tea shop that gives you an unconventional bubble tea experience.

(Photo credits: QR Tea Lab)

Put on a lab coat and get to crafting your very own bubble tea drink! You can have your pick from their array of tea brews and ingredients that are quirkily placed in test tubes and petri dishes to really make you feel like you’re at work in a lab. What a great way to have some fun while treating yourself to some bubble tea.

(Photo credits: QR Tea Lab)

Name: QR Tea Lab
Location: Sunway Geo
Opening hours: Sun-Sat, 12PM-11PM

JLD Dragon 吉龍糖

(Photo credits: JLD Dragon 吉龍糖)

JLD Dragon 吉龍糖 brings their recipe for brown sugar boba milk to Malaysians. Their drinks use a mixture of 1646 Traditional Okinawa brown sugar from Japan and brown sugar from Taiwan to give it that delectable flavour. If you’re a fan of the brown sugar boba milk craze, then you should definitely give this a try. Try signature drinks such as their brown sugar boba thick milk, brown sugar boba milk, and more.

Name: JLD Dragon 吉龍糖
Location: SS15, Puchong, Cheras, Sutera Utama
Opening hours: Mon-Fri, 12PM-12AM; Sun-Sat, 12PM-1AM

Chun Yang Tea

(Photo credits: Chun Yang Tea)

Chun Yang Tea has brought their bubble tea blends to Malaysian waters. Their aim is to bring an authentic tea tasting experience with their menu of creative and interesting drinks. Try best selling items such as their brown sugar pearl with fresh milk, oolong tea with honey lemon, or if you’re feeling a bit adventurous and like a mixture of savoury and sweet flavours, opt for the cheese macchiato black tea instead.

(Photo credits: Chun Yang Tea)

Name: Chun Yang Tea
Location: One Utama, Kuching, Sutera Utama
Opening hours: Sun-Sat, 10AM-10PM

One Zo 丸作

One Zo 丸作 brings a Taiwan bubble tea culture experience with a variety of pearl flavours. Have cups of their drinks such as the flaming brown sugar milk, classic bubble milk tea, OneZo matcha latte, and more with fun pearl flavours such as aloe vera, cactus, and caramel to name a few.

(Photo credits: One Zo 丸作)

Name: One Zo 丸作
Location: SS15, Muar, Mount Austin, Melaka
Opening hours: Sun-Sat, 11AM-1AM

Moge Tee

Moge Tea has a presence of over 300 outlets worldwide in countries such as Australia, United States, and China to name a few. You can stop by here to get your bubble tea craving fixed and to enjoy some delectable dessert as well. Besides serving an extensive variety of premium fruit and cheese teas for indulgence, Moge Tee also offers souffle pancakes.

(Photo credits: Moge Tee)

Indulge in every bite of their pillow-soft souffle that comes in different flavours such as mango, strawberry, bubble flow, or meat floss (if you prefer something a little more savoury). Now doesn’t that sound like a treat!

Name: Moge Tee
Location: SS2, SS15, Taman Sutera
Opening hours: Sun-Sat: 12PM-1AM

Wait… there’s more!

All that bubble tea talk worked up your boba cravings?

Before you head out to get yourself that bubble tea fix, we’ve got some exciting news for you! Fave is running a one-month long bubble tea campaign called “Un-BOBA-Lievable Treats” in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru on the following dates:

  • Kuala Lumpur: 17th June 2019 – 17th July 2019
  • Johor Bahru: 21st June 2019 – 21st July 2019

So, what’s in it for you? You can enjoy perks such as the following if you transact via FavePay at our participating partners during the campaign period:

  • Promo codes for cashback (subject to terms and conditions)
  • Upsized cashback at selected times
  • Free metal straw with a minimum spend of RM25 in a single bill (selected partners in Kuala Lumpur only, while stocks last)

Did we also mention that Fave will be holding a giveaway for top transacting customers? The more often you spend at our participating partners with FavePay, the higher you stand a chance of winning! Here’s the best part, the grand prize is 1-Years’ worth of bubble tea!

Sounds like heaven for all you bubble tea lovers out there, huh? Furthermore, there are also other giveaway prizes up for grab. So, if all this information has tickled your fancy, click to find out more about our campaign in Kuala Lumpur and Johor Bahru.

What are you waiting for? Head on over to some of our participating partners and get your bubble tea cravings through FavePay. Here’s a list of some of the outlets you can visit for this campaign:

Kuala Lumpur

  1. Chatime
  2. JLD Dragon 吉龍糖 (SS15, Puchong, Cheras)
  3. Moge Tee (SS2, SS15, Kepong, Kota Damansara, Setia Alam, Klang)
  4. Shake Shake (Paradigm Mall)
  5. Tea Amo (SS15)
  6. QR Tea Lab (Sunway Geo)
  7. Panntea 盼茶 (Sri Petaling, Bandar Puchong, Kuchai Lama, Setapak PV128)
  8. MuiTea (SS15)
  9. Paco 豹豹 (SS15)
  10. One Zo 丸作 (SS15)

Johor Bahru

  1. The Whalet Tea 琉璃鲸 (Mount Austin)
  2. Pre-Tea Q 艷芋茶社 (Taman Sutera Utama, Capital 21)
  3. FBI Tea Bar 联邦调茶局 (Southkey, Taman Pelangi, Johor Jaya)
  4. Instea (Taman Sutera Utama)
  5. Belly Bar (Mount Austin, Taman Sutera Utama)
  6. Royaltea (Johor) (Mount Austin, Sutera, KSL)
  7. JLD Dragon 吉龍糖 (Sutera Mall)
  8. Yunique Tea 御黑堂 (Mount Austin)
  9. Chun Yang Tea 春阳茶事 (Taman Sutera Utama)
  10. AirTea偵茶機 (Taman Ungku Aminah)
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