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Capital Pleasure Boats

Temple Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PN, England
+44 1689 898959
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Alumni networking event

We recently organised a networking event for past students on the Golden Star River Cruise boat... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
dandamoss
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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SOLU Thanks CPBS for great service!!!

I would like to say one MASSIVE THANK YOU!!! You are really the best company to work with... read more

Reviewed 24 May 2018
Pete C
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London, United Kingdom
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Capital Pleasure Boats provide bespoke boat hire on London's River Thames. Suitable for birthdays, office parties, club nights, private sightseeing groups and much more for 40 to 240 people. We can depart from any pier from Putney to Greenwich.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good12%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“golden sunrise” (20 reviews)
“boat party” (12 reviews)
“golden star” (27 reviews)
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Temple Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PN, England
City of London
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+44 1689 898959
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We recently organised a networking event for past students on the Golden Star River Cruise boat. The staff were amazing. The food was great. Everyone had a brilliant time. Nothing was too much trouble and we enjoyed a fabulous boat trip up and down the...More

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Sarah R, Event Organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your kind words, I am so glad to hear that you all had a wonderful time and look forward to working with you again in the future. Best wishes, Sarah

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Reviewed 24 May 2018

I would like to say one MASSIVE THANK YOU!!! You are really the best company to work with!!! Amazing service from bar staff, bar manager, security staff and boat staff who let us set up well in time and then unload everything. We (SOLU) always...More

Thank Pete C
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Hayley-CPBS, Events Manager at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for your great review, we really enjoy working with SOLU organising your events and having your guests onboard. We look forward to working with you again on your next event. Thanks Hayley

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Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had a great time on the Golden Jubilee for New Years Eve - boarded at 8.45 and travelled up and down the river - the disco was great, you could sit downstairs - not much room to sit upstairs where the disco was but...More

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Farren W, Event Organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Don, Thank you for your kind review, we are really pleased that you had such a fantastic time on board the Golden Jubilee. Our 2018 tickets have now been released. The CPBS look forward to welcoming you back onboard again in the future. Many...More

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Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We took the New Year’s Eve boat ride and it was so fun! We got to see many of the iconic sites of London before settling in a spot to see the fireworks. Ticket prices were cheaper than other companies hosting cruises that evening and...More

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Nina N, Owner at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, I am so pleased that you enjoyed the New Year’s Eve boat party cruise. We love showing off what London can offer, especially on such a great night. I hope the rest of your trip was fun and look...More

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Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Went here as part of a work Christmas event. The Positive things: views on the river, low price The negative: all the other reviews state “the food was great” I can’t believe any of these reviews because the food quality was an embarrassment. I wouldn’t...More

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Nina N, Owner at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Daniel, Thank you for your comments. I am sorry you were not happy with the food, as you point out we always get very positive reviews of the catering on our boats but I will pass your comments on to the caterers and see...More

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Been going to the anual barge boat races for three years and love it. It's now my yearly event. Amazing Day out on the river themes on a beautiful boat. From start to end of the night amzing. Barge race, disco and amazing food. All...More

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Carol B, Manager at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your very kind comments, CPBS and staff look forward to seeing you again next year! Its great that your friends have booked functions with us too and hopefully we will be able to accommodate you all again soon. CPBS Team

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Reviewed 29 September 2017

We hired the Golden Star on our wedding Day to take us from Temple Pier to Greenwich where we had our reception. It really was a fantastic way to get across London with our 90 guests. Everybody loved it because you see London from a...More

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SuzieDollow, Events Organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Theo, Thank you for your lovely review. I am happy to hear your wedding went well and you had a fantastic time. It was our pleasure working with you and I hope to get the chance to work with you again on any future...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

We hired the Golden Sunrise for our work summer party and had a fantastic time! Upon boarding we were greeted by very friendly and helpful staff. Some of our guests were delayed due to underground problems so the amazing staff agreed to collect them from...More

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Farren W, Event organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Hi Lucy, Thank you very much for your kind review. It was my pleasure to be able to work with you organising your function. The CPBS team and I are delighted it was a success. We are really looking forward to hopefully working with you...More

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Reviewed 26 September 2017

Thank you very much for an amazing trip. Everyone was very happy and had a fantastic time! The staff are fantastic too! Will definitely be using CPBS again soon.More

Thank SHAYJ86
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Carol B, Manager at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your great comments, CPBS Team are really pleased to hear that you and your guests had such a fantastic time on board the Golden Star recently and we look forward to seeing you again on board soon. Please feel free to contact...More

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We booked the Golden Flame for our 10th Anniversary work event and from start to finish, the communications with Carol at head office were fantastic, nothing was too much trouble. The crew on board were amazing throughout, very helpful and organised. Food was great, and...More

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Carol B, Manager at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 20 September 2017

Thank you very much for your wonderful comments. We are really pleased that you and your guests had such a fantastic time on board the Golden Flame. I enjoyed working alongside you to ensure that your function was everything you planned it to be, its...More

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veronica b
6 June 2017|
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Response from SuzieDollow | Property representative |
Hi Veronica, Unfortunately we do not go as far up river as Kew Gardens. We are able to offer cruises between North Greenwich and Putney Pier. I hope this helps and please let us know if you have any other questions... More
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veronica b
6 June 2017|
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Response from ominir | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of any services from Capital Pleasure Boats. But you can get Thames river cruise services from WESTMINSTER PIER to Kew Gardens.
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