Welcome to Willow Room, the perfect place to indulge in a serene Lunch Cruise in Windsor. Relax on this river cruise with family and friends and sail through the heart of Windsor while you enjoy a mouthwatering three-course set lunch menu. Admire the beautiful Berkshire landscape and spot popular landmarks, including Windsor Castle, as you cruise along the Thames.
Join us for a delightful Windsor Lunch Cruise. Tailor your afternoon and choose between our delicious Lunch Cruise packages.
1hr 30m experience
Two-course seasonal menu
Coffee or tea
1hr 30 minutes cruise
Glass of Prosecco on arrival
Three-course seasonal menu
Half a bottle of wine from our wine selection
Coffee or tea
Sailing times are Friday and Saturday and depart at 12:15 pm.
We depart from Thames Side, Windsor, SL4 1QN.
We encourage a smart casual dress code on our Windsor Lunch Cruise.
Children between the ages of 3-12 years are permitted on our Lunch Cruise.
Every flavour is thoughtfully paired and carefully prepared using the freshest of ingredients, giving you a wonderful dining experience alongside the river cruise itself. Each mouthful you take is a celebration of British cooking at its finest. Discover the delightful Windsor Lunch Cruise menu and our alternative choices for those with allergies.
You can book a Windsor Lunch Cruise on a Friday or Saturday afternoon. Our Willow Room Lunch Cruise departs from Thames Side and you will be able to clearly see the Willow Room signage. We recommend that lunchtime guests arrive at 12:00, 15 minutes prior to departure, so we have plenty of time to welcome everyone on board. The whole dining experience lasts for 1 hour 30 minutes and returns to Thames Side. We encourage our guests to adhere to a smart casual dress code when they join us for a Windsor Lunch Cruise. Additional wine, beer and soft drinks can be purchased on board.
Please note that we can only accept card payments on board.
What do I need to bring with me to board?
Please bring you e-ticket or voucher with you. This will help make the boarding process as smooth as possible.
Will the cruise operate if the weather is bad?
Our cruises operate regardless of the weather unless in conditions of poor visibility. The captain will make the decision on the day if the cruise will not operate. You will be informed of your options on the day if this affects you. Our vessels are closed in so you will not be affected by wind, snow or rain.
What if I need to get off the vessel urgently due to an emergency?
In the event of an emergency we will contact the emergency services to meet us at the nearest pier.
Can I smoke on board the boats?
No smoking is allowed on board Willow Room.
Do you have a dress code?
Bateaux Windsor 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.
Do you allow pets on board?
No pets are allowed on board with the exception of Guide Dogs.
Are children allowed on board?
Children under the age of 3 are not permitted on board any of our cruises. On board our dinner cruises, we only accept children of 12 or more.
Children’s prices are available for those aged between 3 and 12 years and are available for Lunch, Sunday Lunch and Afternoon Tea only.
Prams, bassinets and push chairs are not permitted on our vessels and high chairs are not available.
Can i stay for longer at the bar after my experience has finished?
We are obliged to adhere to the specific pier slot booked for disembarking and so unfortunately cannot invite guests to remain on board once the cruise has ended.
Is there also table service for drinks?
Yes. Drinks are only available as part of the service to the tables.
Can we purchase drinks on board?
Your drinks can be purchased on board. All bills must be paid in full before disembarkation.
We accept all major credit/debit cards onboard.