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  Dining experiences

Dining experiences

From elegant, unforgettable evenings to relaxed Sunday lunches, our public London river cruises offer a spectacular dining experience - all set against the ever-changing, ever-captivating, glittering London skyline. 

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The Bar | Glass Room

The Onboard Experience

Your Bateaux London journey begins at the heart of the city on London’s historic Embankment. Enjoy a drink at The Pier - our stunning new waterfront bar and lounge - before stepping aboard your boat to discover the city as you’ve never seen it before. As we cruise down-river we’ll proudly present you with incredible food and drink, beautiful music, gorgeous interiors, exceptional service and unrivalled views. Let us take you on a voyage you’ll never forget.

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Dinner Experiences

With delicious seasonal menus, premium wines, mouth-watering cocktails, enthralling live music, stunning interiors, excellent service and awe-inspiring views, every Bateaux London dinner cruise is an unforgettable experience. Join us for a journey you won’t forget.

We’re pleased to offer a range of dining options to suit your tastes and appetite.

Please note that we do not offer our child packages on our dinner cruises.

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Gold Dinner

Gold Dinner

£135.00 Per Guest

  • 3 hour cruise experience
  • Aperitif upon arrival
  • Seasonal three-course dinner (with choice of main)
  • Half a bottle of selected red or white wine and half a bottle of mineral water per guest
  • Live music

Sunday Lunch Experiences

Soak up the sounds of our talented live jazz band and take in the sights of the city as we meander down the Thames for our Sunday Lunch Experience. 

As well as enjoying our mouth-watering three-course seasonal roast, take your pick from our excellent selection of premium wines, cocktails and beyond as you relax into a Sunday lunch unlike any other.

Classic Sunday Lunch

Classic Sunday Lunch

£85.00 Per Guest

  • 2h 30 minute cruise experience
  • Seasonal three-course Sunday Roast
  • Live jazz music

Afternoon Tea Experiences

Savour the quintessentially English pastime of taking afternoon tea, served on one of our majestic river boats. Ribboning along the Thames you’ll experience the majesty and unmatched views of our incredible city from a gloriously different perspective.

Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea with Champagne

Afternoon Tea with Champagne

£85.00 Per Guest

  • 2 hour cruise experience
  • A glass of Brut or Pink Champagne
  • Traditional afternoon tea served with a selection of loose-leaf tea
  • Live pianist
Afternoon Tea
Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea

£70.00 Per Guest

  • 2 hour cruise experience
  • A Traditional afternoon tea served with a selection of loose-leaf tea
  • Live pianist

Frequently Asked Questions

We are located at Embankment Pier, which is directly opposite Embankment underground station on the North side of the river (next to the water on the other side of the road). 

Closest public transport links:

- National Rail: Charing Cross station (0.2 miles, 3 minute walk), London Waterloo station (0.6 miles, 15 minute walk)

- Underground: Embankment (Northern, Bakerloo, District, Circle lines) - 0.1 miles, 20 second walk

- Thames Clippers: Embankment Pier - 0 miles, 20 second walk

Children under the age of 12 are not permitted on dinner cruises. 

Children’s prices are available for those aged between 3 to 12 years and are available for Lunch, Sunday Lunch Jazz and Afternoon Tea Cruises only. 

Prams, bassinets and push chairs are not permitted on our vessels however high chairs are available.

No pets are allowed on board with the exception of Guide Dogs. 

Bateaux London cruise is a special experience and a great opportunity to create some wonderful memories with your friends and family. 

A smart casual dress code is the norm, however, please feel free to dress for your occasion whether you are celebrating or just heading out for a fabulous meal on the Thames. 

We would advise against flip-flops, leisurewear and ripped jeans. 

If you have any further queries please contact

Smoking is permitted on designated outside decks only.

Our cancellation policy is outlined within the booking Terms & Conditions.

Whilst we encourage you to leave plenty of time to get to us, we would recommend arriving no earlier than 30 minutes before your given departure time.

Once you have arrived, you will see our signage by the pier. Please refrain from attempting to board the boat without communication from our staff members - once we are ready to begin boarding, a member of our team will meet you and check you in at the secure gate on our ramp.

Please note: whilst we aim to be as punctual as possible, due to the unique nature of our operation, there may be occasional instances where we are slightly delayed in boarding, so please rest assured a member of staff will ensure you are seen to in good time before departure.

Please ensure that you arrive on time for your cruise as unfortunately, we are unable to call the boat back once it has departed. However we may be able to offer an alternative date at our discretion. Please refer to our Terms & Conditions for more information.

Bateaux London is very accessible for customers using a wheelchair. However due to the unique nature of our operation, for health and safety reasons we kindly request that guests using a wheelchair are accompanied by a fellow guest on their cruise.

Step-free access is offered from Embankment Pier onto all our vessels. Guests with mobility issues may be accommodated at easily accessible tables and additional space may be provided for guide dogs.

Both Glass Room and River Room vessels have a ground level, wheelchair accessible toilet on board.

All boats also offer accessible outside decks.

If you would like a copy of this access statement then please email us.

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