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Thames Sightseeing Tours and Cruises

from £30 per person

If you’re looking to add an extra treat on top of a Thames sightseeing cruise, why not choose from our selection of dining options to make your cruise along the Thames a little special…

Thames Riverlights Cruise: As the nights draw in and the lights come on earlier in London town, what better place to admire the view that from the Riverlights Cruise. Your ticket includes a complimentary glass of fizz and canapés. You can relax while you take in the sights of the river and the sounds of our live artists.

Thames Sundowner Cruise: What better way to end the day or see the sights than chilling out on the river? While you enjoy a free glass of bubbles, canapés and live music, we’ll cruise down the river so you can take in the views from our open deck.

Thames Lunch Cruise: What better way to make lunch more memorable than combining it with a cruise down the Thames? While you enjoy a delicious two course lunch we’ll take you on a relaxed mini voyage through the heart of London.

Thames Afternoon Tea Cruise: If the thought of tucking into afternoon tea with a friend or two is your idea of heaven, then join us onboard for a gentle cruise down the river. When you’ve mopped up the jam and cream on your last scone, you can pop upstairs to admire the views.

London Showboat Dinner Cruise: The river by night is a magical place and there’s no better way to enjoy it than with this infamous dinner cruise. There is a welcoming glass of fizz to get you in the mood when you arrive. Then listen to hit show songs performed live while you enjoy a delicious four course meal with our complimentary wine. This is followed by after dinner dancing as we cruise through the heart of London.Children 0-4yrs:Complimentary entry to the Showboatis given tochildren under 5 who do not require ameal or a seat.Should achild aged 0-4 years wish tohave a meal and a seat,the child ticket must be purchased. Unfortunately high chairs cannot be provided.

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to our supplier to confirm the availability. Within 48 hours, once they confirm that your requested date/ticket is available we will email your confirmation which will include the local operator’s contact details and any further information.

Walk Up Rates

Until 31 March 2017:

  • London Showboat Cruise £80
  • Lunch Cruise £32 Adult / Child £23

From 1 April 2017 -31 March 2018:

  • London Showboat Cruise up to £85
  • Lunch Cruise up to £35Adult / Child £25

The Sundowner Evening Cruise

What better way to end the day or see the sights than chilling out on the river? While you enjoy a free glass of bubbles, canapés and live music, we’ll cruise down the river so you can take in the views from our open deck. Or, alternatively you can head downstairs where you’ll find our well stocked bar. It’s a relaxing way to end the day or to start the evening with your friends from work, or home. It’s also a great way to spend the evening while visiting London. The Sundowner Cruise is not suitable for children.

The Riverlights Evening Cruise

As the nights draw in and the lights come on earlier in London town, what better place to admire the view that from the Riverlights Cruise. Your ticket includes a complimentary glass of fizz and canapés. You can relax while you take in the sights of the river and the sounds of our live artists. The bar is open during the cruise for you to purchase drinks. The boat leaves at 6.30pm and the cruise lasts two hours. The Riverlights Cruise is not suitable for children.

Lunch Cruise

What better way to make lunch more memorable than combining it with a cruise down the Thames? While you enjoy a delicious two course lunch we’ll take you on a relaxed mini voyage through the heart of London. And to accompany your meal our fully stocked bar is certain to have something to tempt you too. Once you’ve finished your dessert, you can take a stroll on deck to round off your Riverdays experience. This cruises includes a two course meal and lasts one hour and forty five minutes - which gives you plenty of time to enjoy the food, the view and of course, the company!

Afternoon Tea Cruise

If the thought of tucking into afternoon tea with a friend or two is your idea of heaven, then join us onboard for a gentle cruise down the river. When you’ve mopped up the jam and cream on your last scone, you can pop upstairs to admire the views. It’s a great way to break up a shopping trip or maybe to enjoy before heading off to the theatre. Either way, please be sure to purchase your tickets to ensure your place is reserved … we’d hate you to miss out. This cruise lasts one hour and thirty minutes and includes full Afternoon Tea with a sandwich selection and cakes, plus scones with jam and cream!

The Showboat Cruise

The river by night is a magical place and there’s no better way to enjoy it than with this infamous dinner cruise. The Showboat Cruise is not suitable for children. There is a welcoming glass of fizz to get you in the mood when you arrive. Then listen to hit show songs performed live while you enjoy a delicious four course meal with our complimentary wine. This is followed by after dinner dancing we cruise through the heart of London. A showboat cruise is a great night to share with friends or loved ones; it’s also the perfect way to celebrate! The cruise includes a complimentary welcome aboard drink, a four course meal, and complimentary half bottle of wine per guest, live entertainer and dancing!

Please Note:

  • With the exception of the Thames Jazz Cruise (which is on the MS Millennium Diamond vessel), unfortunately our dining and Thames Jet cruises are NOT wheelchair accessible.
  • Any disabilities MUSTbe disclosed at the time of booking. All passengers on dining cruises must be physically able to walk on to the boats with an able bodied helper and unfortunately no electronic wheelchairs are permitted.
  • Strictly no wheelchair users are permitted on the Thamesjet.
  • The Millennium Class vessels and Millennium Diamond are the only wheelchair accessible vessels and we are limited to the number we can carry on each boat.
  • In addition to being notified about customers with disabilities, it’s also important that any dietary or special requests MUST be specified at the time of booking. If instructions are not communicated then it will clearly impact on our service delivery. As we pride ourselves on the customer service we deliver we will always do our best to accommodate, however, at times this may not always be possible.

Lunch Cruise

  • Main:Thyme, Rosemary and Lemon Roasted Supreme of Chicken with Creamy Leek, Tarragon and Mushroom Sauce served with Dauphinoise Potato and Seasonal Vegetables.
  • Dessert: White, Dark and Milk Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce.
  • Drinks: Tea or Coffee.

Vegetarian Menu (available upon request)

  • Main: Homemade Hot Pot of Roast Pumpkin, Wild Mushrooms, Aubergine, Spinach in a rich Tomato Sauce and Basil Pesto, crust served with Dauphinoise Potato and Seasonal Vegetables
  • Dessert: White, Dark and Milk Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce
  • Drinks: Tea or Coffee

London Showboat

  • Starter: Scottish Smoked Salmon Mousse with Mustard and Dill Centre, King Prawns with Lemon and Mesclun Salad AND Tomato, Roast Pepper and Basil Soup
  • Main: Roasted Supreme of Chicken wrapped in Parma Ham, served with Dauphinoise Potato and Mushroom with Thyme and Red Wine Sauce and Seasonal Vegetables
  • Dessert: White, Dark and Milk Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce
  • Drinks: Tea or Coffee and Mints

Vegetarian Menu (available upon request)

  • Starter: Salad of Feta, Walnuts, Green Beans, Cherry Tomatoes, Roast Peppers, Pumpkin and Olives with Honey Dressing AND Tomato, Roast Pepper and Basil Soup
  • Main: Lasagne of Artichokes, Spinach, Sauté of Mixed Mushrooms, Goats Cheese with Seasonal Vegetables
  • Dessert: White, Dark and Milk Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce
  • Drinks: Tea or Coffee and Mints

IMPORTANT:

  • City Cruises does not guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts.
  • Gluten free meals are available with 24 hours advance notice.
  • Please note the Vegetarian Menu MUST be pre-ordered before the day of sailing.

Ticket Information

Includes:

  • A three-hour river cruise
  • A delicious four course meal
  • Sparkling wine on arrival
  • Half bottle of wine per guest
  • Live performer and dancing till late

Cruise Availability: Daily year round.

Boarding Time: 7:30PM at WESTMINSTER PIER. Please be at meeting point at least 15min before departure time.

Departure Time: 7:45PM and returns at 11:00PM to Westminster Pier.

Duration: 3HRS 15MINS approx

Meeting Point: WESTMINSTER PIER, boarding point 2.

Please Note: You can pre-order the vegetarian menu by advising our call centre when making your booking. City Cruises does not guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts. Gluten free meals are available with 24 hours advance notice. Please note the Vegetarian Menu MUST be pre-ordered before the day of sailing. We are unable to take Vegetarian Menu orders on the night. Fresh Fruit salad dessert is available on request. For any special dietary requirements please call our Reservations Team.

Children 0-4yrs:Complimentary entry to the Showboatis given tochildren under 5 who do not require ameal or a seat.Should achild aged 0-4 years wish tohave a meal and a seat,the child ticket must be purchased. Unfortunately high chairs cannot be provided.

Additional Information: Unfortunately our dining cruises are NOT wheelchair accessible. Any disabilities must be disclosed at the time of booking. All passengers on dining cruises must be physically able to walk on to the boats with an able bodied helper and unfortunately no electronic wheelchairs are permitted. In case of emergencies please call City Cruises on 020 77 400 400. City Cruises reserves the right to alter times, vessels and piers due to the operational nature of the business. Actual times may vary depending upon the state of the tide and other river traffic. Always check for any changes to advertised services.

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