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Enjoy a memorable evening of food, wine and entertainment on this 3-hour showboat dinner cruise on the Thames River in London. Feast on a delicious, 4-course dinner on your comfortable sightseeing boat as you sail by top London attractions such as Big Ben, the London Eye and Tower Bridge, all illuminated in the gathering darkness. While you eat and admire the sights, enjoy live entertainment from a cabaret singer, and, if you wish, take to the disco dancefloor. The TripAdvisor London showboat reviews consistently give it four or five stars!


  • 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

Make your own way to the departure pier on the Thames River in Westminster, and step aboard your sightseeing showboat for your 3-hour evening dinner cruise.

Meet the friendly crew and be welcomed with a glass of sparkling wine in the plush lounge saloon. Then, as you sip your drink, soak up your first views of historical London from the water. As your boat pulls away, have your camera ready to capture the city skyline and illuminated sights along the riverbanks. Then, sit down to a delicious 4-course meal of classic British dishes, served with your choice of a half-bottle of red or white wine.

Cruise past famous landmarks such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament and the London Eye; snap photos of the monumental dome of St Paul’s Cathedral; and sail under the iconic Millennium Bridge and Tower Bridge as you cruise to the Thames Flood Barrier and back.  In the summer, enjoy the extra attraction of watching the sunset before the city’s floodlights flicker into life.

As you savor your meal, enjoy a fabulous live performance by a cabaret singer. Listen to a string of pop hits and West End numbers followed by more live entertainment, and if you wish, enjoy ample time to hit the dancefloor. Alternatively, simply sit back or head for the outer deck to admire the beautifully lit-up sights.

After around three hours on the water, end your showboat experience when you disembark back at the starting point.


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

Luciano R

5 star rating: Highly Recommended July 2016

Such a great evening! Seeing the beautiful London on an amazing cruise was everything I wanted to celebrate my girlfriend’s birthday. Lovely staff, yummy food and a really good singer! Highly recommend it!

Ashley H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended June 2016

We booked this cruise for our first night in London. It is a wonderful relaxing way to see the city at night! The staff onboard was amazing. The food was delicious. It was a fancy treat for my family! The views from atop the cruise ship were stunning. Highly highly recommended for a fun romantic night out.

Hue H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended May 2016

It is very delicious three courses dinner, romantic
atmosphere , good service and beautiful night scenes from the boat.

Christina L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Atmosphere was great and the food was great also! Would definitely recommend this tour.

Christina L

5 star rating: Highly Recommended April 2016

Great cruise with awesome food and a great atmosphere.

Chelsea H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

This tour is worth every penny. The servers great you with a glass of champagne to start the cruise off. The views are beautiful and the food is great. We really enjoyed the entertainment as well.

Mary D

5 star rating: Highly Recommended March 2016

I cannot fault it ........GREAT value for money and will definately do it again. Everyone was really attentive.

Claudia A

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2016

Great !
Doing it again soon

pamela m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended November 2015

This was unbelievable. the food was great. the views from the river were great. We would love to do it again.

Angela M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2015

It was wonderful !!! It was my son and daughter in law's 15th anniversary and I gave this to them and all of us there, 7 people, this is the third time I have used your river dinner cruise in London and Love it. Thanks for a great evening Angela McGlathery, Boise, Idaho, USA

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