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  • Location: London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:  2 hours 30 minutes (approx.)
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.

Highlights

  • 2.5-hour Thames River dinner cruise in London with a welcome cocktail
  • Cruise along the Thames aboard the luxurious Harmony or Symphony boats
  • Listen to music from a live jazz band as you enjoy a 4-course meal on the dinner cruise
  • Pass top London attractions such as Tower Bridge, St Paul's Cathedral and Big Ben
  • Finish the Thames River night cruise with after-dinner dancing
  • Upgrade to the Premier Dinner option to include wine and mineral water

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What You Can Expect

London Thames River Dinner Cruise

Enjoy a 4 course dinner as you cruise along the Thames River!

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 Shakespeare’s Globe. Look to the north bank for a glimpse of St Paul’s 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.

Itinerary

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

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2014

this was a superb experience - the food and service were of a very high quality and our only disappointment was that we had no commentary -this would not have been a problem if we had had the leaflet that we found as we were leaving which gave us so much more information and would have enhanced the experience

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2014

Absolutely fantastic! This is a night we will never forget. Beautiful views, great dinner, band and staff amazing.

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