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Relaxing London Lunch Cruise

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Key Highlights

  • Panoramic views of London while lunching in style and comfort
  • All food freshly prepared and cooked on board by talented chefs
  • Perfect for a business lunch or family celebration
  • Can be enjoyed by Londoners and out-of-town visitors alike
  • Informative and entertaining on-board commentary provided
  • Activity Schedule
    When does it run?

    01 May – 25 Sep: Tuesdays - Saturdays
    26 Sep – 22 Dec: Wednesdays - Saturdays
    28 Dec – 31 Mar: Thursdays - Saturdays

    Duration

    1 hour 30 minutes

    Start time

    Boarding: 12 noon; Prompt sailing at 12:30pm

    Meeting Point

    Cruise departs from Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment WC2N 6NU.
    To reach the meeting point by public transport, take the overland train to Charing Cross Station or the underground to Embankment station (Northern and Bakerloo Line and District and Circle Line). (Embankment Pier is just 60 meters from Embankment station)
    Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes earlier.

    Ending Point

    The cruise ends at the starting point.

  • Overview & Itinerary

    Overview

    Escape the hustle and bustle of London and relax on a leisurely lunch cruise on the River Thames.

    Whether you want a different way to celebrate with friends and family, or a quiet venue for a business lunch, this delightful cruise provides the ideal solution. You can choose from two options - Classic Lunch Cruise and Premier Lunch Cruise. With Premier Lunch, you will also enjoy window table seating, Half bottle of house wine and mineral water.

    Sit in comfort enjoying superbly cooked food while you sail serenely past some of London’s most magnificent monuments including the London Eye, Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe, Tower of London and Tower Bridge. An informative on-board commentary will make sure you don’t miss a thing.

    Don’t forget to bring a camera to capture the spectacular views!

    Itinerary

    Your Relaxing London Lunch Cruise departs from Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment WC2N 6NU. To reach the meeting point by public transport, take the overland train to Charing Cross Station or the underground to Embankment station. Boarding begins at 1200h (12 noon) and the boat sails promptly at 1230h (12:30pm).

    After being welcomed aboard by the well-trained staff, sit back, relax and enjoy the spectacular views as your boat sets off on a leisurely 20 km cruise on the River Thames.

    Important London landmarks along the route include the London Eye, Tate Modern, Shakespeare's Globe, Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

    During the 90-minute classic lunch cruise, you will be served a delicious three-course lunch from an à la carte menu prepared by top-class chefs. Drinks are not included in your cruise price but can be purchased from the well-stocked bar on-board.

    Download the Indicative Menu

    Your cruise ends back at the starting point at Embankment Pier.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions

    Inclusions

    • River Thames Cruise
    • On-board commentary
    • Three-course lunch from à la carte menu (vegetarian option available with prior notice)
    • Fair-trade coffee or tea
    • Window table seating (with premier lunch option)
    • Half a bottle of house wine with lunch (with premier lunch option)
    • Half a bottle of mineral water with lunch (with premier lunch option)

    Exclusions

    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    • Drinks
  • Please note & Additional info

    Please note

    Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to reconfirm all departure details.

    The cruise operator reserves the right to refuse entry based on inappropriate attire. (Dress code is smart and no denim or sportswear is allowed). A refund will not be offered under such circumstances.

    Please make any special dietary requests (eg vegetarian option) when you are booking the cruise.

    We recommend men to wear tie and jacket. No sportswear or denim. London Boats reserves the right to refuse entry for improper attire and no refund will be possible in this case.

    Children under 5yrs are not allowed onboard for security reasons. Prams, strollers or cribs are not allowed onboard and high chairs are not provided.

    In case of any problem may arise clients may call IMMEDIATELY the following emergency number: +44 (0)20 74364488.

    From September 30th there will be NO Lunch Cruises on a Tuesday.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.The cruise is feasible for wheelchair-confined persons but prior notice is required. There are steps to the toilet facilities but all other areas can be reached by ramps.Tips at your discretion.There is no fee or restriction on video or camera usage.The activity operator reserves the right to alter or cancel tours at any time without prior notice.All areas are non-smoking except for outside decks.
  • Reviews
    • Lovely cruise and lovely food.

      I took my mum on the cruise as a birthday present and it did not disappoint. The sun was shining and the sights looked fantastic from the boat. The food was exceptional and the...

      Miss N C Hallett