Prices

  • £32.00 Adult
  • £22.00 Child (5 - 12 Years)
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River Thames Lunch Cruise

While you enjoy a delicious two course lunch we’ll take you on a relaxed mini voyage through the heart of London.  To accompany your meal our fully stocked bar is certain to have something tempt your palette too.  When you’ve finished your dessert, you can take a stroll on deck to round off your River-days experience.

Cruises last one hour and forty five minutes which gives you plenty of time to enjoy both the view and the company!




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Tour Highlights

  • The best way to see London is from the River Thames
  • Enjoy a delicious lunch cruise with a back drop of the most famous sights of London
  • A 2-course freshly cooked lunch includes tea and coffee
  • The on-board bar offers a wide range of soft and alcoholic drinks
  • The newly refurbished Millennium of London boat is a very stylish venue suitable for any occasion
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Tour Schedule

While you enjoy a delicious two course lunch we’ll take you on a relaxed mini voyage through the heart of London.  To accompany your meal our fully stocked bar is certain to have something tempt your palette too.  When you’ve finished your dessert, you can take a stroll on deck to round off your River-days experience.

Cruises last one hour and forty five minutes which gives you plenty of time to enjoy both the view and the company!



Important Information

  • If a child under 2 years requires a chair (as opposed to being in a pushchair) then the child rate applies.

Tour Inclusions

  • 1 hour 45 minutes River Cruise
  • Two-Course Lunch with Tea and Coffee
  • Recorded Commentary

Departure details

Tower Pier at 11:45am (boarding at 11:30am). You must arrive at the pier by 11:30am

Return times: Tower Pier at 13:30pm

 

Schedule

April to March: Daily

Sample Menu

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

Vegetarian Menu*

Baked Field Mushroom Filled with Artichokes, Asparagus and Crème Fraiche wrapped in Lattice Pastry served with Dauphinoise Potato and Seasonal Vegetables
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White, Dark and Milk Chocolate Truffle Cake with Raspberry Sauce
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Tea or Coffee

* You can pre-order the vegetarian menu by selecting ‘Vegetarian’ 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.



FAQ’s

Will the tour pick-up from my hotel?

Not unless you are staying at a hotel that is a designated pick-up (you will see options for these before you pay).  This is because of Government actions to help prevent pollution, no tour operators have been allowed to make individual hotel pick-ups since 1st April 2017.

Are there toilets on the coaches?

Some coaches have toilets, some do not, but on all tours there are regular comfort stops of no longer than 2 hours apart, plus all places visited have toilets on site.

Will we have time for a full lunch stop whilst on tour?

Unless you book a tour that includes a specific lunch stop then no.  Most tours are targeted at seeing as much as possible in one day and do not have time for a full stop.  There are options to buy food and snacks at all sites visited, but these can be expensive and most people prefer to bring food and drink with them.  Supermarkets, e.g. Tesco Express offer excellent and great value, pre-prepared food that is ideal for this.  Here is a store finder link.

Will the tour return to for example London at the time stated or can it be late?

Most tours return at the expected time, but this is always subject to traffic and it is possible there could be a delay and so it is always wise to allow plenty of spare time if you are planning on booking theatre shows, trains or flights etc. after your tour.

What clothes should I wear?

It is always wise to check the weather forecast before setting out.  It is good to plan in case of rain, with perhaps a shower coat and umbrella.  There will likely be quite a bit of walking on tours and comfy shoes are a must and if any of the tour is on grass e.g. Stonehenge Inner Circle tours then waterproof shoes are sensible.  It is often colder out of London than in London particularly if windy and a jumper or fleece in summer are wise and a warm coat in winter.

If visiting London how much time will it take to see all the main sites, will we have time for more than one out of London tour if we only have a week? How long in advance should I book tours?

It is a common mistake that people think it may take six days to see London and only allow a day for out of London tours.  However there is so much to see out of London that four days to go out of London will be an amazing experience to see maybe all these locations, Dover, Canterbury, Leeds Castle, Hampton Court, Windsor, Winchester, Glastonbury, Stonehenge, Avebury, Bath, Stratford, Oxford and Warwick.

There are excellent day tours of London that see all of the main attractions in one day and then perhaps allow a further two days to see the Making of Harry Potter Warner Bros. Tour and other London attractions not included on the main tours and do not forget to book your show/theatre tickets well in advance too.

These are all very popular tours, most sell out well in advance and it is wise to book your tours, theatre and attractions several months in advance and you will find good planning in advance will optimise your holiday.

Is it better value to tour sites of London and out of London sites on our own, perhaps hiring a car?

No, fixed tours of both London and out of London are much better value than visiting sites individually and you will find going individually entrance costs alone will add up to more than the fixed tours, even before you factor in travel costs.

Do tours pick-up from any of the London airports?

Sorry no tours depart or return from any UK airports.  There are however excellent rapid express trains for example the Heathrow Express.

Can you help me find a discounted best value hotel? Plus theatre/shows and other attractions?

Yes we certainly can and here are some useful links.



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Why stop there?


The ever-increasing demand and availability for well-organised, safe and reliable trips means that we now go further afield, so while we love taking people on tours of England, Ireland and Scotland we are pleased to offer that little bit more with river tours of Amsterdam, coach tours of Paris and train trips to the chocolate capital of the world, Brussels!

Our Most Popular Essential Trips

There are so many and we cater for everyone so it may be a case of a leisurely out of London trip to Stonehenge or you may want the buzz and excitement of a theatre tour of London – all the glitz and glamour is there. Out of London, we offer all sorts of adventures: Roman Baths, Shakespeare country, the Royal Pavilion, Brighton – you name it. Same with London – we don’t just do the round London tours – we can take you to Kew Gardens or we can take you on an expedition on the roof of the O2 Dome to the platform at the top offering spectacular views.

So we offer Out of London, Around London, Theatre and Hotels and then there are the spectacular Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, Boxing Day, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day tours – what a way to celebrate the fun season.