Delicious food, panoramic views and a serene atmosphere are served on all of our Thames River Cruises at lunchtime. Take a look at our lunch packages and discover how you can further enhance your experience onboard.
Step on-board and indulge in a leisurely Lunch Cruise with family and friends. Unwind as you float along the River Thames and sail past famous landmarks in London.
You’ll enjoy an exquisite three-course set lunch menu that celebrates modern British cooking.
As the sun shimmers on the water, you can sit back, relax and enjoy a River Thames Lunch Cruise like no other.
Journeys on board Bateaux London
Thames lunch river cruises with Bateaux London set off from Embankment Pier and pass by the Houses of Parliament, London Eye and St. Pauls Cathedral.
Experience London’s history with views of Tower of London, the Royal Observatory at Greenwich, HMS Belfast and The New Globe Theatre.
And take in the modern city skyline with the Gherkin, Walkie Talkie, Cheesegrater, Canary Wharf and The Shard all visible throughout your trip.
If you are joining us for lunch, wear your best smart casual attire so we can sail in style. Although we operate a relaxed dress code if that better suits your occasion.
Please arrive at least 30 mins before your departure time so we can ensure a prompt departure.
Our Lunch Experience is suitable for the whole family. We are happy to welcome children from the age of 3.
Uncover tales from history through our audio commentary.
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 lunch experience?
No, each lunch cruise booking is allocated its own individual table. This allows you to enjoy the delightful audio commentary as the views of London unfold around you.
Can I go outside between courses?
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
Do you provide live band entertainment on board a lunch experience?
Unfortunately, we do not provide live band entertainment on board our lunch service. For live band entertainment, please see our dinner service.
What live entertainment is provided on a lunch experience?
All of our river Thames lunch experiences include a professionally recorded commentary of the views of London that will be playing throughout your experience.
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 lunch experience cater to guests with special dietary requirements?
Whether you’re gluten-free, vegan or pescatarian, the Bateaux chef is more than happy to cater for your particular dietary requirement. All we ask is that you provide our chef with five (5) days notice of your dietary requirements. Please complete the dietary requirements section at the checkout stage of your booking.
What will I see on the lunch experience in London?
Our lunch experience take in the best views of the heart of London. Look forward to gazing at 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, as you have never seen them before.
Where does the lunch experience start and finish?
Our London lunch experience will start and finish at Embankment Pier. The nearest tube station (Embankment) is approximately a one minute walk from the pier.
When should I arrive for the lunch cruise?
For the lunch cruise service, we recommend arriving at 12:00 am. There can be a queue to board and we will be setting sail at 12:30 noon. Please leave plenty of time before boarding to collect tickets.