A memorable experience not to be missed when visiting London, the Thames Lunch Cruise combines both sightseeing and food.

If you are looking for a unique London Lunch Venue, then look no further than the River Thames.


The Thames Lunch Cruise is ideal to celebrate a birthday, anniversary or any special event with family and friends.

A relaxing afternoon on-board our large restaurant boats.


Sit back and enjoy an afternoon sailing past some of the Capital’s most famous attractions such as the Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, the London Eye, the Tower of London and Tower Bridge.

The cruise includes informative recorded commentary and a freshly prepared meal.

You will be seated at a private table, tables can accommodate 2 to 6 people.

Packages Packages

Enjoy a relaxing afternoon with stunning views as you sail past the best sights that London has to offer, accompanied by a freshly prepared Lunch and recorded commentary.

We have 2 different packages available:
- Thames Lunch Cruise Plus *
- Thames Lunch Cruise

  • Thames Lunch Cruise Plus *
    Thames Lunch Cruise Plus *
    • 90 minute Thames River Cruise
    • Three Course Set Lunch
    • Half bottle House Wine & Mineral Water per guest
  • Thames Lunch Cruise
    Thames Lunch Cruise
    • 90 minute Thames River Cruise
    • Three Course Set Lunch
Boat Boat

The Glass Room (aka Symphony) River Restaurant Boat plays host to the Thames Dinner Cruises.

An unusual and unique vessel with an all-glass structure provides guests with uninterrupted views of London’s most iconic River Thames sights.

The sleek and modern furnishings, and open plan layout create a bright and spacious atmosphere and provide an elegant yet relaxed dining experience.

Glass Room
Private Tables for 2 - 6 guests.

Overall Boat Capacity - 200 guests.
River Room
Occasionally, the cruise may take place on-board the River Room.
Schedule Schedule

Our Thames Lunch Cruises run to a very strict timetable and unfortunately we cannot wait for any late arrivals.

It is your responsibility to arrive at the pier in plenty of time for your cruise to avoid any disappointment.

We recommend that you arrive no later than fifteen minutes prior to your scheduled boarding time to ensure that you have checked in at reception and are ready to board.

Please be advised that once the boat departs, it cannot return to the pier to collect passengers. No refunds or change of date will not be offered in such circumstances.

  • Sailing Time
    12.00Boarding at Embankment Pier
    12.30Prompt Departure
    14.00Return to Embankment Pier
Location Location

Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU

The nearest Tube Station is Embankment which is located directly across the road from Embankment Pier.


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Our Thames Dinner Cruise team are on hand if you require any further information or need help with booking - please call us on 0203 551 3942, phone lines are open Monday - Friday between 09.00 - 17.30.

  • Cancellation Policy
    1 – 19 guests; We require at least 3 working days notice for any cancellations.

    20 or more guests; We require at least 10 working days notice for any cancellations.

    Reduction in guest numbers of any size, we require at least 10 working days notice.

    Cancellations received less than the above stated period will incur 100% cancellation fee.
    No refund will be offered for cancellations which fall outside the stipulated notice period.

    100% charge will apply to all no-shows. Refunds or change of dates will not be offered in such circumstances.

    Any refunds due will be processed after the cruise date and will incur a 3% admin fee. Refunds can take 5-7 working days to show back into the account.

    We reserve the right to substitute another Boat and, if necessary, for reasons beyond our reasonable control, to cancel or amend the booking in any way, but we will not in such circumstances be liable for any loss, damages or other expenses whatsoever incurred by you due to such substitution, or cancellation or amendment.
  • Dress Code
    Smart Casual.

    The 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.
  • Child Policy
    Children under the age of 3 are not permitted on-board. (including babies in prams or slings)

    Prams, bassinets and push chairs are not permitted on the vessels and high chairs are not available.

    Child prices are available for those aged 3 – 12yrs.
  • Accessibility
    We request that you inform us of special needs or disabilities at the time of booking in order for us to meet any personal requirements.

    Step-free access is offered from Embankment Pier onto the vessel. Guests with mobility issues may be accommodated at easily accessible tables and additional space may be providing for seeing and hearing guide dogs.

    Disabled toilet available.
  • Weather
    The Thames Lunch 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.
  • Smoking
    Smoking is permitted on designated outside areas only.
  • How to Book
    To book a Thames Lunch Cruise please either click the “BUY NOW” button on your preferred package and follow the online booking process or call our reservations team on 0203 551 3942 (open Monday – Friday 09.00 – 17.30).

    Full payment is required at the time of booking.

    Once you have completed the booking process you will receive an automated booking summary via email.

    A boarding confirmation will follow within 48 hours (Monday – Friday) or the next working day if made over the weekend and bank holidays.

    Your booking is not confirmed until you receive your boarding confirmation.

    Your boarding confirmation will state the boat name, schedule and pier location.

    Please check your boarding confirmation carefully and inform us immediately if anything is incorrect.

    You will need to print your boarding confirmation and present it on arrival at the pier in exchange for your boarding pass.