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  • Location:London, United Kingdom
  • Duration:3 hours (approx.)

The London Showboat Dinner Cruise on the Thames River

Enjoy a evening of food, wine and entertainment as you cruise down the River Thames. Glide past some of London's most spectacular landmarks including the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower Bridge, as you cruise from the center of London to the Thames River barrier and back.


  • London River Thames dinner cruise
  • Wine and dine while cruising past the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul's Cathedral and Tower Bridge
  • Four-course meal featuring gourmet British produce
  • Sparkling wine greeting and red or white wine served with dinner
  • Live cabaret show with music and dance

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What You Can Expect

The London Showboat Dinner Cruise on the Thames River

The London Showboat Dinner Cruise on the Thames River

Begin your cruise in the heart of historic London, as you are welcomed aboard the London Showboat with a glass of sparkling wine in the lounge saloon. Following this, you will enjoy a four-course meal, with a choice of a half bottle of red or white wine included. During your cruise you will be entertained by a live singer, followed by more live entertainment, and plenty of time for dancing!

Starting in Westminster, you will see the historic buildings of St Paul's Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament; pass under the iconic Millennium Bridge and Tower Bridge, and see the more recent iconic constructions of Canary Wharf, the O2 Arena, the Thames Barrier, and the London Eye.


Sample Menu:

First course:

  • Oak smoked Scottish salmon mousse with a mustard and dill center
  • Vegetarian option: Feta salad with walnuts, green beans, cherry tomatoes, roast peppers, pumpkin and olives
Second course:
  • Tomato, roast pepper and basil soup

Third course:

  • Roast chicken wrapped in parma ham, dauphinoise potato, mushroom, seasonable vegetables, served with a thyme and red wine sauce
  • Vegetarian option: Lasagne, made with artichokes, spinach, saute of mixed mushrooms and goat cheese, and served with seasonal vegetables


  • White, dark and milk chocolate truffle cake with raspberry sauce, served with tea or coffee

Please note:
menus subject to change without notice.

Customer Reviews

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

Outstanding tour - Lovely setting for a dinner cruise, professional and friendly staff, great meal / good wine, engaging entertainment. The view of London at night from the Thames is incredible. The pier location is adjacent to the Underground, making transportation to and from the departure pier super easy and safe.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

brilliant night, food good, staff brilliant, what a lovely evening well worth the money.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Good food and wine, great scenery and lovely entertainment. Loads of fun even if it rains great way to end our 4 days in London.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

Splended time! Nicely planned, good food, beautiful views, music. Would suggest!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2015

We had just arrived in London and were meeting my son and grandchildren from USA the next day, so, since this day was also our 9th anniversary, we chose to celebrate in style. We met a very nice couple from Louth, Lincs, and shared a table with them. The meal and wine were excellent, couldn't fault it in any way, and the music and singer, Graham was also excellent. Dancing more than slowly was a bit dodgy on the boat, but that didn't matter. It was a great way to spend our anniversary and one we will never forget.

United States of America

5 star rating: Highly Recommended August 2015

Cruising down the Thames was nice and since it was June, still daylight late into the evening so had great scenery and fabulous sunset pictures. The food was good and service very nice. The singer was ok.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

We loved this tour! The company responded to our request for a window seat, being that it was mu husband's birthday. Great to see the London Thames-side buildings during daylight and then from dusk to dark. The food was good, in our opinion, although the main course was not quite as hot as you would have in a restaurant. The lady who sang was excellent.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2015

The dinner was delicious, and the entertainer was excellent. The scenery was spectacular on a very clear night on the Thames. This was a highlight of our 3 weeks in the UK.

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was a very nice and valuable cruise. They were punctual, pleasant, professional, and organized. The food was excellent, the service of the waiters and waitresses was outstanding, the show was greatly amusing, conducted by a very talented girl singing and making everyone have a beautiful evening. We started the voyage with daylight, and on the way back it was already nighttime which changed the whole image of London with all the lights on making it an incredibly sensational view of this unique city. We very highly recommend this tour, it's worth every penny!

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2015

It was an awesome experience.

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