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London Showboat

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Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
+44 20 7740 0400
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19:00 - 19:30
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Sat - Mon 19:00 - 19:30
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

After reading mixed reviews wasn't sure what to expect especially as a young couple. Pleasantly surprised mixture of age groups, romantic atmosphere perfect for couples Host gets the place going Lovely music and lovely food Complimentary wine or beer plus a bar deffo worth it if ur wanting an evening with partner would go for the lunch time cruz if... More 

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Woburn, United Kingdom
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84 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My birthday treat and was great fun but I have to say that if the instructions are from dock 2 and and it is really dock B then this confusion could easily be avoided! 1st time I have done anything like this and was pleasantly surprised by the food quality and service. The singer was good with a good selection... More 

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Thank Stuart B
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely evening on the show boat . Staff were very friendly and helpful. Food was great apart from the dessert which was covered in some bitter dark chocolate sauce. Main course I really loved creamy mash with chicken breast with mushroom sauce I could of ate another!!! Singer was average but was just a lovely time of year... More 

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Thank Kirk M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2016

Had a brilliant evening, staff were great, food delicious and the entertainment great fun. Would definitely recommend.

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Sidcup, Kent
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 158 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

We have been on the London Showboat several times now, usually with a voucher which makes it even better value. Although it's mass catering it comes up really appealing and is always good quality. There isn't really a choice and I think we must have had the same menu every time! A glass of fizz on arrival, smiling crew to... More 

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Thank foxycreature
Berkshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

When we arrived on board the staff were amazing, really happy and welcoming and we were offered a glass of fizz which was lovely.  However- to our disappointment we were not allowed to chose where we wanted to sit- the seats were pre chosen. I do completely understand this as I believe it would make it easier for guests with... More 

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Thank Charlie L
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016

This trip was worth every penny - the staff/crew genuinely made you feel welcome - nothing too much trouble and very smart and efficient. The boat itself was spotless. The food was delicious and was served at the correct temperature ( something i thought may not actually be - on a boat ! ) The entertainment was really good (... More 

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Stafford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

Each year we have a girls weekend and we thaught we would try something diferent.we had a great evening the service was so well organised and very good quality food.The entertainment and dancing while all the sights pass by the window were just such fun,we had a realy good trip and have recemended it to many friends.

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Drouin, Victoria, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

We took this cruise along the Thames at Night, the food was superb as was the views as London went from Daylight to night time, the staff were exceptional, the service could not be faulted, the singer was perfect & included the guest into her performance.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2016

Another London Showboat experience for my friend and I. This is our fourth year we have done this entertaining evening and they just get better and better. Pick up at Westminster Pier, greeted with a glass of champagne followed by a four course dinner while being entertained by a very talented lady singer while cruising down the Thames passing all... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$82 - US$100
Cuisine
British
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
19:00 - 19:30
Monday
19:00 - 19:30
Saturday
19:00 - 19:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Westminster Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  London
  • Phone Number: +44 20 7740 0400
Description
The best night in town is on the river! A three-and-a-half-hour cruise from Westminster Pier in central London down the River Thames towards Canary Wharf and the Thames Barrier with welcome drink, four-course dinner, live singer and dancing. You'll wish the evening would never end.

The boat departs 7.45Pm from Monday to Sunday (except Christmas Day 25th December and New Year's Eve 31st December) throughout the year.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?