Roald Dahl’s Matilda Afternoon Tea Experience

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The perfect story of triumph over adversity the tale of Matilda has captured the hearts of children and adults for generations. The popularity of recent Matilda movies and stage shows have introduced this much loved story and characters to new audiences.

Now, you can experience the magic of Matilda at a special themed afternoon tea. Want to know more? Then read on, we’ve all the details you need to know about the Matilda Afternoon Tea experience.

Where can I find the Matilda Afternoon Tea Experience?

Fowey hall
Luxury Family Hotels have partnered with the Roald Dahl Story Company to offer a Matilda Afternoon Tea Experience.

Fowey Hall pictured above is one of five hotels where you can book for a fun Matilda themed day.

The 5 hotels are listed here:

  • Fowey Hall, Cornwall
  • New Park Manor, New Forest
  • The Ickworth, Suffolk
  • Woolley Grange, Near Bath
  • Moonfleet Manor, Jurassic Coast
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When can I book a Matilda Afternoon Tea Experience?

Afternoon tea stand
The Matilda Afternoon Tea Experience is available to book at the 5 listed Luxury Family Hotel locations until 26th April 2023.

Adults £35
Children £15

What’s Included in the Matilda Afternoon Tea?

The Matilda Afternoon Tea takes inspiration from the beloved children’s book, celebrating the story and characters with related sweet and savoury treats.

Families will love the theatrical creations created by the Luxury Hotel team.

Indulge in a slice of chocolate cake inspired by the famous “Bruce Bogtrotter” scene or how about a Crunchem Sandwich?

Little ones will enjoy Miss Honey themed snacks washed down with a glass of ‘Newt Juice’. A refreshing apple and mango creation that pays homeage to a trick played on Mrs Trunchbull in the Matilda story.

Recipe Cards and Activity Sheets

In addition, to the delicious afternoon tea for an extra treat guests will have recipe cards and Matilda activity sheets to take home.  Why not create some of the afternoon tea Matilda magic by cooking your own themed treats at home?

Magical Matilda Overnight Break

family in a hotel
Why not extend the fun and book a themed Matilda overnight stay at one of the 5 participating Luxury Family Hotels.

Enjoy a night away with a Matilda Afternoon Tea experience and breakfast included. Plus, you get to take home your own copy of Roald Dahl’s Matilda.


From £270 based on 2 adults and 2 children

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We hope you and your family have a magical time enjoying a Matilda Afternoon Tea.

For even more Matilda fun why not book tickets to see Matilda The Musical? Or are you looking for more themed afternoon teas? Then, why not try a Charlie in the Chocolate Factory or a Peppa Pig sweet and savoury treat.

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