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Bateaux London

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Cruising past some of London's famous attractions whilst dining onboard a Bateaux London Thames river dinner cruise is a unique and memorable experience not to be missed when visiting London.

Whether you prefer a lunch, afternoon tea or dinner cruise on the river Thames, Bateaux London is a fantastic Thames trip not to be missed!

Bateaux London runs scheduled dining cruises on the Thames all year round, offering fresh food, live entertainment and spectacular London city sights. As the capital's leading restaurant cruises, Bateaux London takes you on a journey through London from the Thames, the heart of the city, showcasing the major sights from a different angle.

All food is prepared and cooked freshly on board, overseen by our executive chef and reflects seasonal British produce.

Please note appropriate Dress Code:

  • Afternoon Tea, Classic Lunch Cruise and Sunday Lunch Cruise is Smart/Casual.
  • Dinner Cruise is it Smart/Formal (no jeans and trainers). Bateaux reserve the right to refuse entry based on inappropriate attire if the appropriate dress code is not not observed.

When you’ve Booked: You’ll receive an initial confirmation from us immediately. We will then send your booking details to the 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.


1. Our vessels have not been designed or adapted for passengers in wheelchairs. Bathrooms are accessed via stairs and entrance ways may be width restricted, so if you intend to travel on our vessels you must satisfy yourself as to their feasibility before embarking.

2. If you do use a wheelchair you must organise safe embarkation and disembarkation from the vessels.

3. Even on vessels designed or adapted for wheelchair access it may not be possible for you to sit in a wheelchair at a table and, for safety reasons, you may be asked to move from your wheelchair into a seat, in which case the wheelchair will be stowed in a safe place.

4. If you do use a wheelchair, we would be grateful if you could advise us prior to your cruise so we can make the necessary arrangements for a more comfortable cruise whilst ensuring there is no obstruction to safety, life saving equipment, gangways, stairs or passageways.

London's Best Dinner Cruise on the Thames

As the sun sets and the city lights up, step on board and get ready for a very special evening on the river. Your table awaits so sit down, relax and let the boat take you on a journey through the city. When Big Ben chimes it will feel like time is standing still...

As you sip on your arrival drink you will begin to smell your delicious food cooking in the kitchen. Step outside to feel the breeze as you pass under London’s most iconic bridges and let the sights unfold around you. As the live band begins to play, your food is brought to your table for you to enjoy with our carefully selected wines. The evening is now in full swing and with more still to come... dessert, more striking London views, a few surprises and maybe some dancing.

A Signature Dinner Cruise includes:

  • Two and three quarter hour cruise
  • Fairtrade tea or coffee after dessert
  • Live band on board
  • Wines from our Signature Wine List served with dinner
  • Five course à la carte menu
  • Champagne welcome drink
  • Guaranteed window table
  • After dinner liqueur

Harmony Times:Boarding from 18:45pm at Embankment Pier, departing at 19:15pm and returning at 22:00pm.

Symphony Times:Boarding from 19:30pm at Embankment Pier, departing at 20:00pm and returning at 22:45pm.

Please Note: Your departure time and vessel will be confirmed on your voucher.

Schedule: April to December, 7 days a week. Late December to March Tuesday-Saturday. Cruises do not operate 24-26 & 30-31 December and 1 January, 14 February.

Dress Code:Please be aware that we have a smart formal dress code on board and we reserve the right to refuse entry if this isn’t applied. For men, a jacket and a pair of trousers, or smart dark denim jeans are allowed, and a tie is preferred, but not essential. We suggest that ladies can wear smart or cocktail dresses, or trousers..... just get dressed up and enjoy the occasion! Bateaux reserves the right to refuse entry based on inappropriate attire if the appropriate dress code is not observed.

Child Policy:Children aged 12 and under are not permitted on board our Dinner Cruises.

Dinner Menu

  • Dinner Menu

  • Haricot Bean and Truffle Veloute
  • Crayfish, Prawn and Dill Tian, Pickled Cucumber and Lemon Salsa
  • Slow Cooked Rump Lamb, Shepards Pie Confit Potato, Garden Pea Puree, Redcurrent Glazed Shallots and Rosemary Jus
  • Chocolate Decadence with Raspberry Coulis
  • Sussex Charmer Bonbon with Spiced Tomato Relish
  • Fairtrade Tea, Coffe and Petit Fours
  • Vegetarian Menu

  • Haricot Bean and Truffle Veloute
  • Watercress and Pea Panna Cotta with Mint Dressing
  • Goat's Cheese and Beetroot Souffle, Confit Potato, Celeriac Puree, Candy Beets and Basil Cream
  • Chocolate Decadence with Raspberry Coulis
  • Sussex Charmer Bonbon with Spiced Tomato Relish
  • Fairtrade Tea, Coffe and Petit Fours

* (v) denotes a vegetarian dish. Bateaux London does not certify that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts. Bateaux London reserves the right to change menus and beverage prices as required without prior notice.

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