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The London Showboat Dinner Cruise on the Thames River

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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.
  • An evening dinner cruise in London, ideal for couples 
  • See more of London's illuminated attractions in less time from the water
  • Feast on four courses inspired by British classics and accompanied by wine 
  • Admire top London attractions such as Big Ben and the London Eye
  • Listen to a live performance of cabaret songs from West End musicals
What to Expect
After making your own way to a departure pier in central London, board a sightseeing showboat and begin your cruise on the Thames River. Enjoy a glass of sparkling wine in the lounge saloon; soak up views of London illuminated by night; and then settle into your seat at a dining table. As you cruise past landmarks such as Big Ben, the Houses of Parliament, and the London Eye, feast on a 4-course meal featuring classic British dishes such as roasted chicken and smoked salmon. Following dinner, you’ll have the opportunity to hit the dance floor and enjoy songs inspired by West End musicals. Your Thames River tour concludes after a substantial time on the water.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Westminster Pier, London SW1A 2JH, UK
Departure Time
7:45 PM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Pre-cruise glass of sparkling wine
  • Dinner - Delicious 4-course dinner
  • Choice of half bottle of red or white wine with your meal
  • Live singer performing songs from West End shows
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
  • Your seat on board is guaranteed and will be allocated to you before the cruise takes place. When you board you will be shown to your table. Please note tables are fixed and within close proximity. Our panoramic windows provide great views from all angles of the passing sky-line, regardless of your table location.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • We do not guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts. For gluten-free tea give at least 24 hours’ notice.
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
If you cancel at least 4 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel within 3 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
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A number of companies offer dinner on the Thames but this review is specifically about the London Showboat Dinner Cruise that is run by City Cruises and departs from Westminster Pier ( next to Westminster Underground station) Booking this cruise on the internet was
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My wife and I booked this tour during our first visit to London and we had a fabulous time. The weather was perfect, and seeing the sights at night was an amazing difference to the daytime viewings. The food was very good and well prepared. The staff was very attentive and
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We enjoyed our 40th wedding anniversary and last night of our 6 week European holiday on the dinner cruise. We had a wonderful and memorable evening, the food was delicious, the service was great, the host was very entertaining and the dancing was a lot of fun.
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My partner bought this for me as one of my birthday presents. It is very easy to get here on the tube (as the entrance to the pier is right outside the tube station). To begin with everybody was crowded into a waiting area (this was not an ideal start as limited seating and
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This was a very enjoyable trip which I would recomment. The food was about what you would expect. Not bad, tasty but not great. The truth of the matter is that once you get away from downtown London there is not alot ot look at but the cruise lasted until about 11 with the
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