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

London Thames River Jazz Lunch Cruise

Enjoy a delicious meal and be serenaded by live jazz on this relaxing 2.5-hour Sunday lunch cruise on the Thames River in London. Step aboard a comfortable sightseeing cruise boat and sip on a welcome drink as you sail by top London sights such as Big Ben, the London Eye, Tower Bridge and many other iconic landmarks. As you cruise, sit down to a delicious 3-course lunch and kick back to sparkling jazz classics including easy listening, Dixieland and trad jazz numbers played by a band of acclaimed musicians.


  • 2.5-hour lunch cruise on the River Thames with live jazz entertainment
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Three-course meal freshly prepared onboard
  • Sightseeing cruise takes you past London's famous attractions
  • Live jazz band
  • Optional upgrade to include one drink
  • Choice of pickup and dropoff from Embankment Pier or Waterloo Pier

What You Can Expect

London Thames River Jazz Lunch Cruise

Bateaux London Thames River Jazz Lunch Cruise

Select your preferred cruise option and departure time when you book. Then, on the day, make your own way to the appropriate departure pier on the Thames River in central London. 

Step aboard your comfortable sightseeing boat and sip on a welcome cocktail as you glide along the scenic Thames. Absorb the wonderful views as you cruise by top London attractions such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, the Tate Modern, and the London Eye. Watch, too, for iconic sights such as Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, Tower Bridge and the monumental dome of St Paul’s Cathedral.

As you take in the sights and river setting, sit down to a delicious 3-course Sunday lunch of classic British dishes, all freshly prepared on board. See the Itinerary for a sample menu. Savor your meal, and while you eat, enjoy the live entertainment courtesy of the onboard jazz band. Lose yourself in enjoyable mainstream and easy-listening classics including Dixieland, smooth jazz and trad jazz numbers — the perfect, light accompaniment to your cruise.

After around 2.5 hours, your Sunday lunch jazz cruise comes to an end when your boat docks back at the starting pier.


Sample Menu (subject to change without notice):

Smoked Salmon: caper, shallot and parsley oil

Corn Fed Chicken Supreme Herb Roasted New Potatoes, Seasonal Vegetables, Thyme Jus, or,
Main Course vegetarian

Dark Chocolate Tart: Berry Compote

Fairtrade tea or coffee

Customer Reviews


5 star rating: Highly Recommended December 2015

Highly recommended!

Lesley F

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

trip was excellent had an amazing time, food was lovely service good would recommend and the sun was shinning which was a bonus.

Mike B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

Excellent afternoon on the River Thames Jazz Lunch Cruise. Food very good and staff looked after 6 of us very well.

Would highly recommend and good value for the money.

Chris B

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

Really really enjoyed it !! Food was great and the band were brilliant !

Janet M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

The jazz cruise was fantastic. Staff were friendly and gave impeccable service.
The food was good as was the lovely jazz band. A 'must do' in London.

Naif M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2015

This was a good cruise .. I loved the atmosphere specially when the sun goes into the boat from the ceiling windows

The food was great and the music too

Pauline J

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2014

It was fantastic! Service, food, ambiance, band and cruise was an experience we will remember and recommend to friends and family, as we have already.

Roberta G

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2012

The cruise was was fabulous
however location of departure was changed and we were not notified therefore , my 80 yr old mom had to walk almost another mile to get to the departure pier

Jane R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2011

Client was very pleased.

Lynette E

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2011

This was a good thing to do the day after we arrived on our long flight from Australia. We have been to London several times before, and this time we really enjoyed floating down the Thames to see things from a different perspective, while enjoying good food and great music-very civilised!

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