Great service! If you want to surprise someone with a bit of glamour and a sort of different experience through London without spending too much money...this is what you are looking for.
On the evening we took this tour, it had been raining during the day so I was not hopeful we would not have a soggy cruise. To my delight, the sun came out, the live jazz was mellow, the bubbly cold and dry, and the canapes both plentiful and innovative. What a treat to see a world class city from the water and to let the historic landmarks drift by. We got close enough to The Traitor's Gate at The Tower to imagine the terror a condemned prisoner would feel approaching it as well as delighting in The Globe and the vibrant South Bank. We did not have to go down stairs to the bar to replenish drinks as our needs were anticipated by a very attentive staff. I highly recommend this cruise as it takes you out of the often frenetic pace of the city itself.
So I can't really review on the Sunset Sightseeing Cruise because it got canceled at the last minute. We were offered a free upgrade for the Showboat Cruise through the same company City Cruises for the same night and accepted the offer. It was fantastic! We had so much fun. The Showboat Dinner Cruise included Champagne, A half a bottle of wine per person, and a 4 course meal that was absolutely delicious. The entertainer was a singer that did covers and it was very casual as she encouraged us to go take pictures of the surroundings, eat, dance, etc. while she performed and the crowd was all ages. We lucked out and got the free upgrade but since it was one of our favorite nights in London, it was definitely worth the full price.
Great evening of relaxation on the Thames. Drinks and plenty of appetizers available throughout the trip.
Lots of wonderful photo opportunities. With the good weather we were able to stay up in the open air the entire time.
Wonderful experience! The lights of the city at night were beautiful, especially Tower Bridge. I would recommend this cruise to anyone!
This was fab. They weren't stingy on the canapés, the service was great, the bar reasonably priced. We also got the benefit of seeing the sights in both the light and then lit up which was beautiful. Bring a brolly in case of rain as the view from up top is a million times better but not covered.
great value for money, the staff were friendly and made sure you were catered for at all times. great sights and an overall perfect romantic evening. A definite MUST GO!!! xx
SUPER TIME , A SUPER EXPERIENCE, EXCELLENT CANAPES, AND A TERRIFIC PRICE, COULD NOT HAVE WANTED MORE.
Wonderfujl beginning to our stay in London. Lovely sunset views, wonderful appetizers and the champagne just topped it off. Highly recommend this tour to anyone especially if it is your first day after a long international flight.
We met a British couple who were delightful and very informative about what we were passing by. We were in the cabin part of the boat. I think there was some kind of explanation on the top deck.
My group had loads of fun on the cruise. We got to see a so many London landmarks from a different perspective along the river. The food and drink was very good, and everyone aboard was having a marvelous time. Would highly recommend this tour for a relaxing end to a busy day of sightseeing.
The cruise was absolutely fantastic. It will bring you further up until Canary Wharf. The view on that day is magnificent with perfect sunset to enjoy. They will serve you with drink and snacks throughout the cruise. Will definitely recommend to others,
this was such a suprsie fun trip for us!!! we LOVED it! and was by far our favorite thing we did in London. we did it the 1st day we arrived and even though it wasn't very sunny out for a sunset (that is London for you...over cast and cloudy)...it didn't matter at all. most of the people on board were so cold..we all stayed below deck (but there were plenty of seats above deck to sight see and take pictures). downstairs they offer drinks and complimentary appetizers (was not expecting that) and some live light jazz music. we loved it and would definitly do it again!
Great trip up and down the magnificent river. I would like to have had a wee leaflet that would've pointed out the scenery we saw. But still, a really nice evening.
Great views of the city but it wasnt really sunset because it didnt get dark till 10pm. A glass of champagne was included but the snacks were very light on unless you were purchasing additional drinks. Some comentary would have been helpful
We did cruises on the Thames, Seine, and Tiber Rivers on an extended European vacation. This cruise on the Thames was the best by far. Convenient boarding location, nice boat, plenty of Kodak moments!
Great service, cruise really captures the beauty of London, complementary bubbles was really fun. Would definitely do this cruise again. Highly recommend
Alison B Australia
Lovely cruise. A great way to start my first night in London.
This tour was enjoyed by all of us. We would recommend it.
I would definitely recommend doing this cruise. Very relaxing but also another great way to see buildings and points of interest in London. Loved it.
The trip down the Thames was spectacular and relaxing. However, the wine and snacks left a lot to be desired. I would have gladly paid a little more for better of each. I also had a dreadful experience. I had originally booked the Tea on the Thames. I had my confirmation for a month. It was not until a friend called to join our party and was told that I was not on the tea cruise. Had she not called to join our party, I would not have been notified. Someone dropped the ball on that one.
Susan M United States of ...
Not exactly what we expected, but we did enjoy the trip with the live music. No commentary on the sights we were passing, so take your map so you can identify sites on your own. Drinks after the 1st one were expensive but not out of line with prices in London.
the river cruise was great (once we got on board) the only word for that was chaotic.
The staff on the boat were friendly and polite. The "nibblers" were good.
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