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Published August 24th 2015
Enjoy a magical afternoon
Parents and theater goers are certain to adore the latest afternoon tea experience held at Scoff and Banter in Covent Garden in partnership with the Royal Shakespeare Company's production of Matilda the musical.
From now until May 2016, grown ups and children alike will adore the Matlda afternoon tea. Image:The Ideas Library
Located on the street level of the Radisson Blue Edwardian (just across the road from the Cambridge Theatre), the afternoon tea experience runs now until May 2016
Perfect for an afternoon out and ideal for theatre (and afternoon tea fans of young and old, the official Matilda the Musical afternoon tea features all the expected sweet and savoury treats including sandwiches, scones and desserts as well as tea (or a cocktail/mocktail.)
A menu to please both young and the young at heart. Image:The Ideas Library
Both adults and children alike can enjoy the menu's decadent layered chocolate cake, fruit scones with clotted cream and preserves, and classic cucumber finger sandwiches, amongst other teatime treats. For grown-ups, there are also elderflower and prosecco jelly shots and mini bagels with Scottish smoked salmon. The children's menu also comes with a few delicious extras, such as candied newts and apple mojito mocktails, plus a mystery Matilda gift.
The sweet and savoury menu will have something to delight everyone. Image:The Ideas Library
The Radisson Blu Edwardian, Mercer Street hotel has also created an official Matilda The Musical Cocktail, a clever yet simple twist on the iconic Bellini, which can also be enjoyed on its own or as part of an exclusive new two-course meal package (pictured above with Matilda program).
Scoff and Banter is located on Mercer Street across from teh Cambridge Theatre. Image: The Ideas Library