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Bateaux London River Thames Lunch Cruise

Bateaux London River Thames Lunch Cruise

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Ticket Details

Ticket Details

  • 3-course lunch with Tea or Coffee
  • 90-minute River Thames Cruise with spectacular views of the London skyline
  • See the London Eye, St Paul's Cathedral, Houses of Parliament and more
  • Informative narration and gentle background music throughout
  • Option to upgrade to the Premium package which includes wine and seat upgrade

Full details

Take in incredible views of the famous London skyline...

Escape the hustle and bustle of London's busy streets and enjoy a relaxing cruise with picture-book views along the historic River Thames as you tuck into a freshly prepared 2-course lunch. Conveniently departing from Victoria embankment, get ready for an unforgettable afternoon.

Our guide to Bateaux London River Thames Lunch Cruise

Enjoy wonderful views of the famous London skyline and world famous sights as you sail along the River Thames on this relaxing cruise which includes a tasty lunch with coffee and tea.

Setting off from Embankment Pier at Victoria, keep your eyes peeled for many of London’s famous sites including the Tower of London, Houses of Parliament, London Eye, Tate Modern and world-famous Tower Bridge.

What's more, as your journey progresses, informative and well balanced, stories of London's rich history are relayed through audio commentary and interspersed with gentle background music to enhance the lunch cruise experience.

Onboard refreshments:

As well as taking in the sights, a tasty three-course set lunch plus tea and coffee will be served during the voyage with all food being freshly prepared on board in the galley kitchen and cooked to order.

Choose from two dining packages...

Superior Lunch Cruise Package: The Superior Lunch Cruise Package is a three-course set lunch accompanied by sightseeing commentry covering London's rich history and the landmarks along the Thames.  

Premier Lunch Cruise Package: As well as the Superior Lunch inclusions, the Premier package includes a half a bottle of wine per guest and the best available seat.

Sample 3-course lunch menu (subject to seasonal changes)

  • Starter: Severn & Wye smoked salmon, celeriac remoulade
  • Main: Roasted English Chicken Breast, butternut mousse & braised leek OR Ricotta stuffed gnocchi, gorgonzola, black butter sauce (v)
  • Dessert: Seville orange cheesecake, mascarpone and orange peel

Operational details:

Bateaux London operate two lunch cruise vessels. Cruises operate Thursday-Saturday January to March and Wednesday to Saturday April to December with an additional departure on Tuesdays from 5 June to 25 September. Cruises are 90 minutes in total.

  • HARMONY - boarding at 11.30am for a 12.00pm departure: Unique to the Thames, the Scandinavian-designed boat features flexible layout for dining, private dining spaces and the largest open deck of over 250 square metres. Large windows afford spectacular views of the London skyline. Operates year round.
  • SYMPHONY - boarding at 11.30pm for an 12.00pm departure: The Symphony is London's largest restaurant cruise vessel. Her all-glass structure takes the Thames restaurant cruise experience into a different dimension, enabling guests to enjoy the magnificent views of London without any interruption. Please note that the Symphony will not be operating from March to 15th June 2018.

Dress Code: 

Smart casual attire is suggested.

Departure Location: Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment.

Duration: Around 90 minutes.

Hotel Pick Up: No.

Start Times: Boarding at 12.00pm for a 12.30pm departure.

London Tips & Tricks

If you have time, why not catch a West End Show?! Billy Elliot and The Lion King are just two of the great options which perform on a regular basis.

Reviews

Customer reviews for Bateaux London River Thames Lunch Cruise

Average 5 out of 5 (2 customer reviews)

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  • Amazing experience views were also good

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  • Fantastic cruise couldn't have been any better amazing value for money. Will definitely book again

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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions for Bateaux London River Thames Lunch Cruise

  • Boarding starts 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time. Please arrive promptly ensure to collect your boarding pass at Reception and board your cruise vessel. The boat will not return to the pier to collect latecomers so please allow plenty of time for your journey.
  • Drinks are not included in the price of the cruise but can be paid for on board.
  • Transportation to the cruise departure point is not included
  • In keeping with the ambience of the cruise, smarter dress is required. Sports shoes and leisurewear are not permitted on board. Bateaux London reserves the right to refuse boarding based on inappropriate dress and refunds will not be offered under such circumstances.
  • Child rates are available for children aged 4-12. Children under 4 are discouraged and no prams or pushchairs are permitted on board and no high chairs are provided.
  • Please note: Bateaux London does not certify that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts.
  • The boat is accessible by wheelchair but please note that the toilets are on another level.

FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions for Bateaux London River Thames Lunch Cruise

  • Where does the cruise depart?
    Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment
  • Are children allowed?
    Child rates are available for children aged 4-12 however children under 4 are discouraged - no prams or pushchairs are permitted on board and no high chairs are provided.
  • Are drinks included?
    Coffee and tea are included in the ticket price and all other beverages can be purchased on board.
  • Is gratuity included in the ticket price?
    Service charge is included in the ticket price which covers food but it does not include any optional gratuities for beverages or exceptional service.
  • Does the boat have wheelchair access?
    Yes. The boat is accessible by wheelchair but please note that the toilets are on another level. Please notify us of any special assistance members prior to the cruise so we can ensure the appropriate assistance is provided.
  • Does the boat sail in inclement weather?
    Yes, the boat is fully enclosed and climate-controlled for your comfort. Should the tour be cancelled by the operator for any reason, then we will issue a full refund. 

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