Thames Afternoon Tea Cruises

Indulgence on the Water

A Sophisticated Afternoon Tea Cruise on the Thames

Treat yourself to a luxurious Afternoon Tea Cruise and spend a lazy afternoon floating along the River Thames.

A quintessentially British experience, you’ll be served a lavish spread of dainty finger sandwiches, scrumptious cakes and delicate pastries.

As you sail peacefully along the river, your afternoon tea experience will be accompanied by spectacular views of famous sights and landmarks. While you sip on tea or champagne, you’ll be lulled into calmness by our talented pianist.

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Afternoon Tea at Glass Room

Set sail on Glass Room and sample contemporary set menus, freshly prepared and cooked on board. Enjoy a relaxing meal with family and friends as panoramic views of London unfold around you.

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Afternoon Tea at Willow Room

Set sail on Willow Room and discover the charm and beauty of the Royal Borough of Windsor. Dine with a difference and become immersed in British history as you enjoy delicious food and drink.

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Glass Room sailing from:
Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2N 6NU
Willow Room sailing from:
Thames Side, Windsor, SL4 1QN

Boarding

1515 HRS

Departure

1545 HRS

Return

1645 HRS

Boarding

1615 HRS

Departure

1630 HRS

Return

1745 HRS

Boarding

1515 HRS

Departure

1530 HRS

Return

1645 HRS

Boarding

1545 HRS

Departure

1600 HRS

Return

1715 HRS

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Dress the part when you dine for afternoon tea. Our dress code for this experience is smart casual.

To ensure a smooth sailing, we request that all guests arrive at least 30 minutes prior to your departure time.

Float along the river with the whole family. Children from the age of 3 are welcome on board for a memorable experience. Please note there isn't a children's menu for our Afternoon Tea experience.

A live pianist accompanies your Afternoon Tea Experience

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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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