This hidden gem in the heart of Midtown Manhattan will carry you away on a journey to the East where profound culture on tea and culinary arts goes back to over 4000 years.

Established by eastern culture enthusiasts in 2008, Radiance Tea House & Books has been recognized as a destination for over 100 kinds of premium loose leaf tea, delicious & healthy food incorporating traditional wellness recipes, as well as variety of books, gifts and tea sets that open your eyes to the beauty of the culture of the east.

The unique tea tasting program offered by Radiance Tea House can make your next gathering or event stand out.

Find your path here, at Radiance

Radiance interior design resembles the style and pattern from china’s peak time of its culture heritage, namely the Tang & Ming dynasties. The soft yet uplifting color and wooden texture are so refreshing as if it transforms the time.

Our Cuisine & Chef

Traditional Chinese culinary arts not only emphasize the delicious taste of the food, but more so to embrace the concept of enrichment and nurture of the human body via food supplement and wellness ingredients.

With over 30 years of extensive experience and acclaimed as one of the top 4 chefs in Beijing China, Radiance executive chef, Zizhao Luo, presents you one of healthiest and most authentic Cantonese menu in New York.

Chef Luo was selected to represent New York State in the 2014 Great American Seafood cook-off (pictured above left)

Our Tea & Tea Tasting Services

For centuries, tea associates with a rich content of philosophy, culture, history, art, health, vitality, longevity, and elegance.

Directly sourced from selected tea farms across various tea producing regions and countries, Radiance carries some of the finest teas in New York metropolitan area.

With over 100 kinds of premium loose leaf tea, tea blends and wellness teas on the menu, one will surely find a favorite here at Radiance.

Tea Tasting sessions led by our certified herbiest and tea sommeliers provide insights, knowledge and fun time to you, and can be a refreshing and unique time for your corporate or private parties and gatherings.

Radiance tea tasting service can accommodate large groups (40-80 people or more). A Tea Tasting Party provides a casual, informative, and fun atmosphere where people can learn about and try different teas. Radiance can also provide tea ceremonies or tasting sessions for smaller groups (6-20 people) in a more intimate setting.

We will transform your space into an elegant setting decorated with tea pots, loose teas, posters and cards. People will experience a unique and relaxing atmosphere, as well as a wonderful tea time.

Our certified herbiest & tea sommeliers have the experience and knowledge to make your event stand out and be remembered. We have worked with corporate and private clients and can tailor the tea tasting or tea ceremony to your needs.

Price sheet is available upon request. We charge by hour and the hourly rate depends on your size of the party and any particular setup you required.

Holiday Party Package A: Cocktail & Buffet Dinner

Cocktail: 6:30PM – 7:30PM Open bar and hors d’oeuvre

Open bar including selections of red wine (2), white wine (2), sparkling wine (1), rosé wine (1), beer (3), as well as selected choices of ice teas, wellness teas, soda, juice, sparking water

5 kinds of hors d’oeuvre served during the cocktail hour

Dinner: 7:30PM – 9:30PM Buffet Style (sample menu)

Dim Sum (3)

  • Crystal Shrimp Dumpling
  • Seafood Shumai
  • Vegetarian Dumpling

Appetizers (3)

  • Szechuan Style Spicy Wonton
  • Salt & Pepper Calamari
  • Tofu & Asparagus Salad

Hot Dish (4)

  • Steamed Free Range Chicken with Ginseng & Dates
  • Pan Seared Pork Chop with Merlot & Wild Mushroom
  • Honey Glazed Beef with Walnut
  • Golden Crispy Crumbs Salmon

Rice & Noodle (3)

  • Singapore Style Rice Noodle
  • Steamed Multigrain Rice
  • Chef Special Supreme Seafood Sauce Fried Rice

Dessert (3)

  • Mango Pudding
  • Coconut Pudding
  • Assorted Mochi

Total:  $3,750 (all inclusive for up to 40 guests); each additional guest $85/pp

Food & Beverage: 3,000 (up to 40 guests)

Sales Tax: 266

Setup & Gratuity: 484

The entire dining room will be reserved for your party exclusively if total spending is over $4,000 for up to 3.5 hours.

Holiday Party Package B: Cocktail, Tea Tasting & 10-course Sit-down Dinner

Cocktail: 6:30PM – 7:30PM Open bar and hors d’oeuvre

Open bar including selections of red wine (2), white wine (2), sparkling wine (1), rosé wine (1), beer (3), as well as selected choices of ice teas, wellness teas, soda, juice, sparking water

5 kinds of hors d’oeuvre served during the cocktail hour

Tea Tasting Station

A Radiance specialty that adds special flare to your party: our tea sommelier hosts a tea tasting station that combines both tastes and elegance; informative and fun

Dinner: 7:30PM – 9:30PM Choose from Buffet Style (menu as Package A) or

Chef Specialized Traditional 10‐course Chinese Banquet Style (served family style, 10pp per table)

  • Course 1: Chilled Seafood Delight Platter (Octopus, Prawn, Chinese Broccoli, Cherry Radish)
  • Course 2: Steamed Dim Sum Trio
  • Course 3: Radiance Wellness Soup
  • Course 4: Peking Duck with Steamed Pancake
  • Course 5: Golden Crispy Crumbs Salmon
  • Course 6: Steamed Free Range Chicken with Ginseng & Dates
  • Course 7: Baked Jumbo Sized Prawn with Creamy Sauce
  • Course 8: Honey Glazed Black Pepper Beef Tenderloin
  • Course 9: Crispy Mushroom & Asparagus
  • Course 10: Chef Special Supreme Seafood Sauce Fried Rice
  • Dessert

Total: $4,000 (all inclusive for up to 40 guests); each additional guest $90/pp

Food & Beverage: 3,200 (up to 40 guests)

Sales Tax: 284

Setup & Gratuity: 516

The entire dining room will be reserved for your party exclusively if total spending is over $4,000 for up to 3.5 hours.