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London Thames River Lunch Cruise provided by Bateaux London

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London Thames River Lunch Cruise

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2 adults
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What you can expect during this experience
  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
  • Hand sanitizer available to travellers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
  • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
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Updated 22/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Updated 22/07/20 Safety precautions are provided by the property and are not checked by Tripadvisor for accuracy.
Overview
Enjoy a uniquely elegant way to explore London—and pair your sightseeing with a gourmet meal—when you book this elegant river-boat excursion. Just before lunchtime, make your own way to the Victoria Embankment, hop aboard your vessel, and settle in for a meal. As you spy landmarks like the Houses of Parliament and St. Paul’s Cathedral from the water, indulge in a gourmet menu prepared by on-board chefs. Upgrade to enjoy a bottle of fine wine with your meal.
Highlights
  • Enjoy a meal to remember aboard a Thames river cruise
  • See many of the city’s most important landmarks from the water’s edge
  • Indulge in the gourmet fare prepared by a team of on-board chefs
  • An upgrade is available if you wish to have wine with your meal
Important Information
Departure Point
Bateaux London, Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU, UK
Duration
1h 30m
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
Inclusions
  • 3-course lunch
  • 1.5 hour River Thames cruise
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not recommended for child aged 4 and under
  • Dress code is smart casual - no casual clothes (i.e. jeans, sportswear, joggers or sneakers)
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Infant seats available
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travellers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travellers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
210Reviews
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Ruth R wrote a review 22 Nov
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I loved the experience, I would definitely repeat it. Thank you very much to all the team for giving us a divine moment. Good service, good music. extraordinary
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Date of experience: November 2020
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Response from ManagerBateauxLondon, Manager at London Thames River Lunch Cruise
Responded 4 days ago
Dear ruthrY7425UA Thank you for your 5-star TripAdvisor review. It means so much to us when we hear people have a great time as we sail down the Thames. We take pride on our standards of hospitality and your feedback is a delight to receive. We really hope we can sail together again soon. Best regards Jorge Canela | Food & Beverage Manager
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Martyn F wrote a review Oct 2020
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From the Embankment, through the beautiful land-based bar area and then onto The Symphony all whilst observing very sensible Covid rules, our first impressions could not have been better. The very attentive and courteous staff made us feel very welcome and departure took place
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Response from GRBateauxLondon, Food & Beverage Manager at London Thames River Lunch Cruise
Responded 20 Oct 2020
Dear 890martynf Thank you for your candid review of your recent Bateaux London dining experience. Your comments are a pleasure to read and a reflection of the high standards of hospitality that we strive to deliver. We're delighted knowing that you wish to sail with us again. Please get in touch with me directly whenever you decide to book your next cruise and I'll take care of the arrangements of another memorable sailing. Best regards Jorge Canela Food & Beverage Manager
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Victoria J wrote a review Apr 2020
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After booking for 3 guests and ourselves for a lunch cruise in September 2019 , the cruise did not take place and only speedily sailed away from dock for about 15 mins . Spoke with customer service who offered 50%credit cruise to re book have tried via phone and e-mail to rebook
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Date of experience: September 2019
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Response from GRBateauxLondon, Guest Relations Manager at London Thames River Lunch Cruise
Responded 5 Apr 2020
Dear A9643SDvictoriaj We're so sorry to hear that you remain unhappy following your sailing in September 2019. Our office is currently closed due to the pandemic but emails are monitored daily. We cannot locate any correspondence from you and appreciate you getting in touch on alexandra.kallai@bateauxlondon.com so we can resolve this matter to your satisfaction. We look forward to hearing from you. Kind regards Alexandra Kallai Guest Relations Manager
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Angela H wrote a review Mar 2020
Brighton, United Kingdom61 contributions33 helpful votes
My husband booked a table in The Glass Room on Thursday it was a lovely trip down the River Thames with a 3 course meal. Everyone was so polite and friendly the boat wasn’t packed out so for us it was lovely had a great view of London Landmarks and good commentary. We had a
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Response from GRBateauxLondon, Guest Relations Manager at London Thames River Lunch Cruise
Responded 15 Mar 2020
Dear angela096 Thank you so much for taking the time and sharing a feedback with the TripAdvisor community about your recent Bateaux London experience. I’m delighted to hear how much you did enjoy your time with us and and your kind words about the team, are also much appreciated. Should you decide to visit us again, please do not hesitate to contact us directly. Looking forward to welcome you back in the near future. Kind regards Alexandra Kallai Guest Relations Manager
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peetje01 wrote a review Mar 2020
Maassluis, The Netherlands255 contributions68 helpful votes
What a nice way to see London from the water. Perfect service of Jason, nice lunch and great views because the boat has all over glass. Good explanation of what you see on which side of the river. Something different than the usual hop-on-hop-off bus or boat tours.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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Response from GRBateauxLondon, Guest Relations Manager at London Thames River Lunch Cruise
Responded 15 Mar 2020
Dear peetje01 Thank you for reviewing your recent Glass Room experience on TripAdvisor. I’m delighted to hear how great your time was on board, and the team, Jason in particular, has made your visit memorable. We all at Bateaux London, look forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Alexandra Kallai Guest Relations Manager
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About the operator

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By: Bateaux London
JohnHolme1
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Would go back in a heartbeat
A fabulous afternoon, great food, lovely cocktails and live jazz. Just what we needed to lift our spirits in these
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emilycreach
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just perfect
It is rare nowadays to see that restaurant can be so well sorted. The bateaux team deserves a massive thank you to
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susanesorthe
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5 stars experience
My partner and I went for dinner on Saturday, and it was just magical.... everything was amazing ; the attention to
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Kim G
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A Sunny Sunday
Having had afternoon tea switched from London to Windsor and then Covid hitting our trip we finally upgraded to a S
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G0NOmandym
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Lunch cruise
Yesterday we finally got to use my Christmas gift! Despite many months of COVID delays and the change to Tier 2 t
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Karenjanebrophy104
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Fantastic day
This must be our 5th time on board Bateaux, but the first Jazz Lunch. We were celebrating our 25th wedding annivers
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robyn16
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Wonderful Sunday Jazz Cruise
Once again we booked the Sunday lunch Jazz cruise for 11th October. We have been visiting London every year for t
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Tcrubega
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Sunday Jazz lunch
We had a fantastic Sunday! Warm greeting at arrival from the manager Fran and personalised farewell at the end! Exc
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M_ahmadi20
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exceptional
I went my colleagues from the hospital for the sunday jazz cruise. We all have a fabulous time. They made every eff
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petergG7575DU
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Enjoyed with exceptions
Service 5*, food very average to poor, drink very expensive but the cruise experience itself was like a glide on fr
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petasos_1
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Stellar service
This was by far one of my favorite things to do in London. The food is incredible and views you can get are fantast
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cocoalopes2020
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Pre-lockdown review
Very easy to get to just in front of Embankment station and prompt departure. Warm greeting by staff, friendly and
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5starsecretpunters
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Perfect Sunday Lunch
RESTAURANT - LONDON ⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ A very well organised London river cruise. We boarded at 12pm and we were served a
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marcoaB9813FS
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A romantic way to see London
A dinner cruise is certainly good with a group of friends...but sharing it with a loved one is priceless! Seeing so
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donna p
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Amazing experience
What an amazing experience with live music, wine, and amazing food. Getting starters was a little hectic and a bit
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Key Details
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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