Stupendous Afternoon Tea Press Release

Mercer Street Hotel welcomes Matilda to Covent Garden

Radisson Edwardian Mercer Street Hotel launches ‘Stupendous Afternoon Tea’

To welcome Matilda the Musical to London’s Cambridge Theatre, the Mercer Street Hotel in Covent Garden today launched the ‘Stupendous Afternoon Tea’.

The pre-show afternoon tea, at the hotel’s exclusive Dial Bar, will offer tea-time treats for both young and old, including Honey ham sandwiches, Ludicrously lovely lemon loaf cake, Tremendously Terrific trifle and Fantastic fondue. A selection of traditional scones, sandwiches and teas are also available. In addition, each child will be given a complimentary copy of Roald Dahl’s adored classic to take away with them.

The much-loved novel bursts into life in this brand new musical version by Dennis Kelly and award winning musician and comedian Tim Minchin. The tale follows Matilda, an exceptionally bright young girl with an insatiable appetite for books and reading, who soon discovers she has supernatural powers.

The fabulous newly refurbished Mercer Street Hotel, is located at the heart of the uber-chic Seven Dials Village, just seconds away from some of London’s most elite dining, shopping and nightlife venues. In keeping with the area’s stylish surroundings, the hotel offers five-star luxury at affordable prices.

Boasting 137 new bedrooms, 8 luxurious suites with dressing rooms and Union-Jack design SMEG fridges, the most up-to-date Apple TV technology in every room and free WiFi throughout, the hotel is the perfect place to work, rest and play.

The Stupendous Afternoon Tea costs £13.75 for kids and £29.50 for grown-ups and is served daily from 2pm-5pm at Dial Bar. To book log onto or call +44 207845 8607.