London Afternoon Tea Cruise

A Deliciously British Experience

An Afternoon Tea Cruise in central London

Feast on a banquet of delicious sweets and tasty treats on Glass Room. Indulge yourself with great food and fantastic views of London on board our newly refurbished restaurant. Sail along the River Thames as you devour a beautiful selection of finger sandwiches, cakes and pastries. All accompanied by the gentle sound of live piano music. It’s the most quintessentially British experience on the Thames.

Sailing from:
Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2N 6NU

Boarding

1515 HRS

Departure

1530 HRS

Return

1645 HRS

Boarding

1615 HRS

Departure

1630 HRS

Return

1745 HRS
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Glass of champagne

Traditional British afternoon tea with a selection of sandwiches, cakes, pastries and scones

An assortment of teas

A memorable 1h 15m experience

Live entertainment from a solo pianist

£46 pp

Key Information

Boarding times are 15:15 Wednesday to Saturday, 16:15 Sunday.

We depart from Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2N 6NU. Please arrive 30 minutes prior to departure.

We encourage a smart casual dress code on our London Afternoon Tea Cruise.

Children between 3 and 12 years are permitted on our Afternoon Tea Cruise.

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Enchant guests with captivating views of London as you enjoy a selection of finger sandwiches, cakes and pastries as you sail through the heart of London.

London Afternoon Tea Cruise Details

You can book a London Afternoon Tea Cruise on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Glass Room departs from Victoria Embankment and you will be able to clearly see the Glass Room signage. Wednesday through to Saturday, our Afternoon Tea Cruise departs at 15:30. However, we recommend that guests arrive no later than 15:15, fifteen minutes prior to departure, so we have plenty of time to welcome everyone on board. On Sunday, our Afternoon Tea Cruise departs at 16:30 and we recommend that guests arrive no later than 16:15. The whole dining experience lasts for 1 hour 15 minutes and returns to Victoria Embankment. We encourage our guests to adhere to a smart dress code when they join us for their London Afternoon Tea Cruise. Additional wine, beer and soft drinks can be purchased on board.

Please note that we can only accept card payments on board. 

Give the gift of Glass Room

Surprise a friend or family member with a Glass Room dining experience to celebrate their special occasion.

Afternoon Tea FAQs

Please bring you e-ticket or voucher with you. This will help make the boarding process as smooth as possible.

Each afternoon tea booking is allocated its own individual table. Enjoy London’s most exceptional afternoon tea cruise at your own pace and allow the views of London to enchant you.  

For a tour of London like no other, make sure that your order a cocktail, head to the outside deck and relax as the views of London’s most iconic landmarks unfold around you.

We do not provide commentary on board our afternoon tea cruise service. For commentary, please see our lunch cruise service. This service offers a professionally recorded commentary of the views of London.

All our afternoon tea experience include a professional pianist playing a variety of classics on a baby Grand Piano.

We’re more than happy to cater for guests with special dietary requirements. This includes guests with gluten-free or vegan diets. Please note that you need to give our chef five (5) days notice of your dietary requirements. Complete the dietary requirements section at the time of booking should you have any allergies.

Our afternoon tea experience offers the very best views of London. Helping you escape from the hustle and bustle of busy afternoon London, take in sights of the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral, Tate Modern, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, HMS Belfast, Tower of London, Tower Bridge and Westminster Pier. 

For the afternoon tea service, we recommend arriving between 15:00 and 15:15. There can be a queue to board and we will be setting sail at 15:30 pm. Please leave plenty of time before boarding to collect tickets. 

For Sunday's Afternoon Tea sail we recommend arriving between 16:00 and 16:15 in order to set sail at 16:30.

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 and high chairs are not available.

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