25 Literary Tea Gifts and Accessories for the Bookish Tea Lovers in Your Life

It is a truth universally acknowledged that bibliophiles love hot beverages, so give the gift of literary tea to the bookworm in your life. Looking for a special blend inspired by your best friend’s favorite author? A bookish tea infuser for your teacher? The perfect punny novel-tea tin for yourself? No matter the occasion, we’ve got you covered with these 25 literary teas, gift sets, and accessories.

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25 Literary Tea Gifts and Accessories

Literary Tea Gift Sets – Tea Inspired By Your Favorite Books and Authors

A Christmas CarolTwas the Night Before ChristmasThe Winter’s TaleThe Nutcracker—choose two of four Christmas stories for this literary tea gift set, each tea blended to complement the corresponding tale.

Christmas literary tea gift set

The Christmas Literary Tea Gift Set by LiteraryTeaCompany

Know your tea-lover’s favorite classic author? Buy them a blend inspired by that writer in a cute collectible tin featuring a quote from their work. Choose from 48 authors and poets ranging from A.A. Milne to William Wordsworth. You can also choose two and have them packed in a gift bag!

literary teas for different authors

Literary Teas – 48 Authors and Poets to Choose From by RosieLeaTeaUK

If you don’t know which author to pick, why not go for this literary tea sampler? It comes with ten different teas blended for ten different authors, including Maya Angelou, Frederick Douglass, and Beatrix Potter. You can read more about each blend on the company’s website!

literary tea gift set sampler from simpson and vail

Literary Tea Sampler Gift by Simpson & Vail

Dive back into Regency England with this Jane Austen literary tea gift set. Enjoy a sampling of earl grey, Darjeeling, lemon ginger, and jasmine tea, all stored in collectible tins that come gift-wrapped in a cloth bag and fancy purple box.

four Jane Austen-themed tea tins

Jane Austen Organic Tea Tins Gift Boxed Set by FavorFavour

The Picture of Earl Grey, War and Peach, Don Quixotea—the Man of la ManChai—these bookish tea tins are both the classiest and the punniest thing ever. (They also have Pride and Peppermint, Oliver Lemon Twist, Matcha Do About Nothing, Anise in Wonderland…)

book-shaped tea tins

Original NovelTea Tins by NovelTeas

“To thine own self be true” and order a set of these Shakespearean tea bags.

tea bags with Shakespeare quotes

Shakespeare Tea Gift Set by victoriamaedesigns

Each of these “Novel Teas” has a quote from a modern American classic like The Invisible ManThe Bell Jar, and To Kill a Mockingbird. (The tea is English breakfast, though.)

literary tea gift set with modern American classics on package

Novel Tea English Breakfast Gift Set by BagLadiesTea

Weasley’s Christmas Morning, Hogsmeade Christmas Village, Yule Ball Brew—this bookish Harry Potter tea is just what you need to get cozy this winter.

three pouches of Harry Potter themed tea

Hogwarts Christmas Collection Looseleaf Tea by Wolfdor

For a great year-round gift for the Potterhead in your life, check out this literary tea gift set inspired by potions and magical cures from Harry Potter. Dragon’s Blood is fruity and floral, Felix Felicis is a sweet black tea, Phoenix Tears is a caramel rooibos, and Wolfsbane is Japanese sencha.

Harry Potter themed literary tea gift

Tea Potions Harry Potter Inspired Tea Magic Gift by LiteraryTeaCompany

Join the Mad Hatter’s tea party with this adorable Alice in Wonderland-themed literary tea gift set. Each contains six mini book boxes with two tea bags in each.

Alice in Wonderland-themed literary tea gift set

Alice in Wonderland Tea Gift by FavorFavour

Middle-Earth is a land of all creatures, so this Tolkien-inspired tea is a drink of many flavors: a fruity blend of apple, rosehip, kiwi, strawberry, and hibiscus.

Literary tea gift inspired by Tolkien

Middle-Earth Tolkien Literary Tea by BookAndNook

If you can’t decide what to get the bookish tea-lover in your life, give them a “novel-tea” blind date with a book! This gift set comes with a surprise vintage novel, a bookmark, and a tea bag. Because it’s a surprise, this also makes a great gift to buy for yourself! You can even specify your preferred genre or flavor of tea.

blind date with a book plus tea bag

Novel-Tea Date with a Book Lite Tea Gift by CraftingKates

Literary Tea Accessories

Make every tea party a mad tea party with this Alice in Wonderland-inspired tea infuser.

Mad Hatter inspired literary tea infuser

Mad Hatter’s Inspired Tea infuser by LiteraryTeaCompany

Each of these vintage tea spoons is hand-stamped with a reminder of the important things in life: tea, books, and happiness.

vintage tea spoon stamped with the phrase drink tea read book be happy

Drink Tea Read Books Be Happy Tea Spoon by billetsdoux

Let this Harry Potter-inspired grim tea spoon rest be both a memento mori and a convenient way to avoid dripping all over your book.

grim tea spoon rest

Chances Looking Grim Wizard Tea Spoon Rest by InfiniTeasandBeyond

If the Grim is too, well, grim for your taste, how about this sweet “Mis-tea Mountains” spoon rest inspired by Tolkien’s Middle-Earth?

tea spoon rest with a painting of the "Mis-Tea" Mountains

Lord of the Rings Mis-tea Mountains Tea Bag Tidy by madebymegane

This gorgeous hand-painted teapot is perfect for book club.

hand-painted porcelain teapot with bookshelves and hanging plants

Book-A-Holic Hand-painted Porcelain Teapot by roootreee

And if you’ve got the teapot, you need the literary teacup and saucer to go with it.

literary teacup and saucer with book pattern

Book Lovers Breakfast Tea Cup and Saucer Set Fine Bone China by Roy Kirkham

If you’re more of a mug person, one with this C.S. Lewis quote is perfect for bookish tea lovers: “You can never get a cup of tea large enough or a book long enough to suit me.”

mug with C.S. Lewis quote

C.S. Lewis Quote Mug by DesignsKepiDomestic

Break out these vintage library card coasters at your next tea party. Four designs include The Great GatsbyPride and PrejudiceAlice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and Great Expectations.

coasters with vintage library card designs

Vintage Library Card Coasters by iGotCrafts

Set the mood at your tea party with this Mad Hatter candle that smells like cucumber sandwiches, earl grey, and shortbread.

Mad Hatter's tea party candle

The Mad Hatter’s Tea Party Soy Wax Candle by ReadingRoomCandleCo

Take Your Literary Tea Love on the Go

Bring your favorite blend to book club with this tea wallet. Holds four tea bags.

tea wallets made with bookshelf-print fabric

Bookshelf Tea Wallet by DriSewing

Protect your books with this teacup-patterned book sleeve. Comes in three sizes.

book sleeve with teacup patterned fabric

Tea Cup Book Sleeve with Closure by FabricBound

Show off your love of tea and books with this adorable enamel pin.

teacup on a stack of books enamel pin

Tea and Book Lovers Enamel Pin by infiniteANDdarling

And to finish it all off, you need a tote bag to carry all of these literary tea goodies around (or, er, give them to your friend). This one has a quote from Peter Pan: “Would you like an adventure now, or would you like to have your tea first?”

tote bag with a tea cup image and quote from peter pan

Literary Tote Bag with Peter Pan Quote and Vintage Tea Cup by JaneAustenAndCompany

Also be sure to check out more Bookish Goodies for Tea Lovers!

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