London Thames River Dinner Cruise

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Dine in style aboard a luxury sightseeing boat on a 2.5-hour Thames River dinner cruise! Choose to travel aboard the elegant Harmony or Symphony at one of two different evening times, and then relax to the sounds of live jazz music as your 4-course gourmet dinner is served. Gaze out at the illuminated city sights including Big Ben and the London Eye, and then finish the evening on the Thames River with after-dinner dancing.


  • A la carte dinner included
  • Free drinks included
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water

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Head to Embankment Pier in central London and then board your Thames River night cruise. If you opt for the start time of 7:30pm, travel aboard the Harmony, a beautiful Scandinavian sightseeing boat with a dining saloon and spacious open deck. Alternatively, select the 8pm cruise and board the largest dinner cruise boat in London, the magnificent Symphony. The glass-walled vessel is one of the most luxurious vessels on the Thames, affording passengers with sweeping waterfront views of London.

Pick up a welcome cocktail from the onboard bar, and then take a seat at your table as you head east along the Thames River. Relax while listening to live jazz music, and feast on a sumptuous 4-course meal, served by your waiting staff. See the Itinerary below for a sample menu. Upgrade to the Premier Dinner option if you want a half-bottle of house wine and mineral water included. Drinks are also available from the bar (own expense).

As you eat, gaze out of the window to see the sights of London by night. Pass the Houses of Parliament, bathed in a golden glow, and look to the South Bank to see the trendy Tate Modern museum as well as the London Eye a legendary city landmark. Glide beneath the Millennium Bridge, featured in Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince, and then admire the sight of Shakespeares Globe. Look to the north bank for a glimpse of St Pauls Cathedral and gaze east to see Tower Bridge illuminated against the dark London sky.

Finish your London dinner-cruise experience dancing to anything from 1960s tunes to modern hits. After 2.5 hours of cruising up and down the Thames River, your experience finishes back at Embankment Pier.

Inclusions for London Thames River Dinner Cruise

  • Welcome cocktail
  • Dinner
  • Live entertainment
  • Wine and mineral water (if upgrade option selected)

Exclusions for London Thames River Dinner Cruise

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified


Sample Menu:
Starter (choice of one):
  • Asparagus and Paxton Cheddar tart with a balsamic glaze and baby leaf salad
  • Severn and Wye smoked salmon, served with a celeriac rémoulade and brown bread
  • Ham hock and summer pea terrine, served with piccalilli and almond and black pepper wafers
  • Cornish mackerel fillet with pickled cucumber, beetroot, and a tomato and shallot dressing
  • Apple and Calvados sorbet

Main course (choice of one):
  • Slow-roasted Gloucester Old Spot pork belly accompanied by summer bean and chorizo cassoulet, braised savoy cabbage and caramelized shallots
  • Roasted breast of Sussex chicken with fondant potatoes, spring greens, shallot purée and girolle mushrooms
  • Pan-fried fillet of cod with crushed potatoes and spring onions, braised baby gem lettuce, summer peas and lemon velouté (sauce)
  • Broad bean and baby leek risotto with girolle mushrooms, halloumi-stuffed red peppers and truffle oil
Dessert (choice of one):
  • Coconut parfait and chocolate ice cream with a piña colada shot
  • Strawberry bavarois (custard and whipped cream) with a balsamic crème brûlée heart, black-pepper tuile and Pimm’s sorbet
  • Lemon posset with shortbread
  • Sussex Charmer cheddar cheese, served with tomato and chilli chutney plus fruit bread
Fair trade coffee or tea, and chocolates

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Dress code is smart from Sunday to Friday (Smart, clean trainers are permitted and jeans should not be ripped) and formal on Saturdays so no casual clothes (black tie for men and cocktail dresses for women, so no casual clothes: jeans, sportswear, joggers or sneakers)

Seat allocation is according to your booking; only on rare occasions will you be allocated shared seating with other guest

Vegetarian option is available; please advise at time of booking if required

Children aged 16 years and under are not permitted on board

Adult pricing applies to all travelers

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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257 reviews by the users

  • Fantastic evening, very relaxing and fun to see the beautiful city from a different angle. Our server was pleasant and made sure everything was to our liking. Highly recommend this cruise.

  • Excelente passeio. O ambiente é agradabilíssimo. Comida deliciosa, embora em pouca quantidade. Garçons atenciosos. Música boa. Eu recomendo.

  • The service was terrific. The food was good but not great.

  • The food is very good but the service is very slow. If you come early to the place, make sure you ask for the window seat so you can at least enjoy the view while waiting for the very slow food service.

  • This was a lovely dinner cruise, however, be advised there is a dress code which we did not bother to read. Luckily we arrived early enough that we could purchase inexpensive shoes as we could not wear tennis shoes. Only one member of our party needed a complete outfit as he was in a T shirt, cargo shorts and tennis shoes. We had been out touring all day this was a nice ending to a fun day.

  • A very relaxing night with a great view of the city.

  • On my first evening in London, I and my companion chose to take the premier dinner cruise along the Thames River, with Bateaux Cruises. Excellent choice! The food was very high quality and included bottles of wine, live music. It was my first trip to London and this was the PERFECT way to achieve an overview/introduction to the city. The city at nighttime is breathtaking and we could hardly stop taking photos to eat. It is a feast for the stomach and the eyes. Highly recommended!! You will not be disappointed.

  • This was wonderful! At first look we thought it might be a little dorky, but we found it to be romantic and very classy for our 48th wedding anniversary.

  • Great experience! Beautiful views - good service- food was very good. One of the highlights of our London trip. Truly enjoyable evening!

  • Excellent evening with amazing food and beautiful scenery. It was a wonderful way to start our trip.
    I highly recommend this cruise. Service was also good and all staff was friendly.

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