Our Thames Dinner Cruise experiences feature refined surroundings, modern contemporary food and live entertainment. Take a look at our tiered dinner packages and discover how you can enhance your evening even further.
Step on board Bateaux London’s dining experiences and sail the River Thames on an evening of sophistication and fine dining.
Sit back, relax and watch the lights from the banks of the Thames dance on the water throughout your London dinner cruise as day slips into night and the sights light up to offer a completely unique perspective of London.
Listen to the joyous clinking of glasses and smell the seductive aromas of your dining experience of freshly cooked food menus, seasonal produce and fantastic service all part of the evening.
Ready to experience the best dinner boat cruise in London? Step on board.
Journeys on board Bateaux London
Thames dining experiences and cruises with Bateaux London will allow you to experience the very best of London’s sights from the water by night. The boat departs from Embankment Pier and passes by the Houses of Parliament, London Eye and St. Pauls Cathedral.
Views on the route include some London’s wonderous skyline – with the Gherkin, Walkie Talkie, Cheesegrater, Canary Wharf and The Shard.
There’s also the rich history of London to experience, with views of Tower of London, the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, HMS Belfast and The New Globe Theatre.
Our Dinner Experience is worthy of an elegant dress code. However, please dress for your own occasion and come smart casual if more appropriate.
Please arrive at least 30 minutes early so you can board in time.
So you can sail away for a sophisticated evening, we do not permit children under the age of 12 on our evening cruises.
Our Dinner is accompanied by a large repertoire of music to keep you entertained for the duration of your dining experience.
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.
Do I have to share a table with other guests like other dinner cruises?
No, each booking is allocated its own individual table. This allows you to enjoy the dinner cruise at your own pace and chat away as the views of London unfold around you.
Can I go outside between courses?
We encourage all guests to order a cocktail or glass of sparkling wine and head to the outside deck and relax as the views of London’s most iconic landmarks unfold around you.
Do you provide commentary on board a dinner cruise?
Unfortunately, we do not provide commentary on board our dinner cruise service. For commentary, please see our lunch cruise service. This service offers a professionally recorded commentary of the views of London.
What live entertainment is provided on a dinner cruise?
On Friday's our dinner cruises includes a large repertoire of music from various genres.*
*subject to availability
What is the dress code?
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.
Does your dinner cruise cater to guests with special dietary requirements?
With a host of highly talented chefs on board, we are able to cater for guests with a range of dietary requirement. All we ask is that you provide us with at least five (5) days notice of your particular dietary requirement. This includes guests with gluten-free or vegan diets. Please complete the dietary requirements section at the checkout stage of your booking.
What will I see on the dinner cruise in London?
All river cruises with Bateaux take in spectacular views 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.
Does the dinner cruise make any stops?
After setting sail from Embankment Pier, the boat will make its way down the river Thames before sailing back to Embankment Pier. You cannot get off at any unauthorised stops.
How long does the dinner cruise last?
Our Thames dinner cruise takes approximately 2 hours and 45 minutes. During this time you will be served a five-course dinner while sailing past the iconic sights of central London.