Afternoon Tea on the Thames with City Cruises    

Adult prices from : £20.65
Child prices from : £15.50
City Cruises Afternoon Tea Cruise
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What is Included

1 1/2hr cruise on the Thames
Selection of delicious sandwiches
Scones with clotted cream and strawberry jam
Selection of traditional cakes
Unlimited tea and coffee or soft drinks for kids

Festive special! From 26th November – 20th December additional turkey & cranberry sandwiches and mini mince pies will be served.
 

Product Details

Spend an afternoon on the river while indulging in a leisurely afternoon tea. Enjoy a fresh selection of cakes, sandwiches and scones served with lashings of cream and jam. Sit back, relax and sample a limitless supply of tea on a cruise that is an ideal end to a busy day of sightseeing or shopping in London. 

A Thames afternoon tea cruise provides an elegant setting for a light bite to eat in a refined, sophisticated atmosphere. Take a break from the frantic pace of city life and set sail with good friends and great food while taking a unique look at some of the Capital's most famous landmarks. 

Unwind in the company of Big Ben, St Paul's Cathedral and Tower Bridge as you sail right through the heart of the Capital on-board a vessel with giant panoramic windows and an open air observation deck offering unobstructed 360 Degree views of the city. 

 

Menu Details

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Special Notes

We do not certify that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts.

Images are for illustration purposes only and do not necessarily represent the event.

Dress code: casual

Please note: this cruise is NOT wheelchair accessible.  Any disabilities must be disclosed at the time of booking.  All passengers on dining cruises must be physically able to walk on to the boats with an able bodied helper and unfortunately no electronic wheelchairs are permitted.  

In addition to being notified about customers with disabilities, it’s also important that any dietary or special requests MUST be specified at the time of booking.  The cruise provider will always do their best to accommodate, however, at times this may not always be possible.
 

Collection Points

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Times

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Dates and Prices


2nd January - 20th December 2015
Wednesday  - Sunday
 

Customer Reviews

Reviews 1 - 20 of 55.
  • "I recommend the cruise with afternoon tea"
     
     
     
     
     

    "The Thames cruise with afternoon tea was absolutely fantastic. Everyone was so helpful and the food was delicious. The boat was amazing, with windows all around so you can get good views with a good commentary. My daughter absolutely loved it too. I am so glad I bought this and would go again. I thoroughly recommend this trip."
    reviewed by: in Feb 2016
  • "Just Great!"
     
     
     
     
     

    "We had afternoon tea on the River Cruise, which was 2 great things combined, the Afternoon Tea was yummy and lovely and fresh, the cakes and sandwiches were all very nice, the service was great, and we were asked frequently if we wanted Tea or coffee. The actual tour was great yesterday you get to see all the great London sites, the only one thing I can say is you can't hear the commentary, mainly due to people enjoying their food / talking with friends. You can go up on top of the boat which we didn't realise at first but glad we found out in time to enjoy the fresh air and sights of London we got some great photos. We definitely recommend this trip, it was great."
    reviewed by: (Young Adults) in Dec 2015
  • "A great xmas present."
     
     
     
     
     

    "I took my 3 sisters on the afternoon tea cruise.it was a lovely treat. We all had a great time. The staff were very cheerful, and always at hand to serve us with tea or coffee. The cakes and sandwiches were delicious. I would recommend City Cruises to my friends. Thank you all."
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Dec 2015
  • "Afternoon Tea on the Thames with City Cruises"
     
     
     
     
     

    "Absolutely brilliant. Lovely tea and a great trip down The Thames to Westminster Palace and back to Tower Pier, trip back went further just short of Deptford on the south side of the river. Staff on board were great. Very courteous and professional. Would definitely recommend to family and friends. Thank you."
    reviewed by: (Senior Adults) in Nov 2015
  • "Lovely cruise!"
     
     
     
     
     

    "An enjoyable afternoon cruise (even though the weather was wet and windy!) -we enjoyed sandwiches, cakes and scones whilst looking at the London/River Thames scenery from the warmth and comfort of the boat. The waitress/waiter service was also very good."
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Nov 2015
  • "Nice day out "
     
     
     
     
     

    "We have a lovely time and the food is good. The staff are very friendly. It is really nice to have something like this sometimes."
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Nov 2015
  • "Afternoon tea"
     
     
     
     
     

    "A very enjoyable afternoon. The service was great and delivered by very attentive staff. Would do it all again. "
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Nov 2015
  • "Delightful"
     
     
     
     
     

    "My mother and sister boarded on time and had lovely views of the Thames on a bright and sunny October day. The tea and coffee was offered often and the array of sandwiches, lovely little cakes and light tasty scones was excellent. A truly enjoyable trip with very good commentary and after tea we went upstairs to view the sights in the open air. Altogether an excellent experience and we will be recommending this to our friends."
    reviewed by: (Senior Adults) in Oct 2015
  • "Afternoon tea on the Thames with City cruises"
     
     
     
     
     

    "I took some Swiss guests who were absolutely delighted. Friendly and cheerful staff, great commentary both informative and entertaining and a delicious, fresh traditional afternoon tea. The boat was spacious and clean with good views from all the tables. Shall definitely return, excellent value for the money."
    reviewed by: in Sep 2015
  • "Highly recommended "
     
     
     
     
     

    "lovely relaxing way of seeing London from a different perspective. With some great photo opportunities. The afternoon tea was excellent as was the service onboard, and the commentary provided was very entertaining. Alcohol is also available to purchase as extra should you wish to have a glass or bottle of something special. No matter what the weather this trip is well worth it. "
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Sep 2015
  • "Excellent afternoon on the thames"
     
     
     
     
     

    "Myself and 9 other ladies celebrated my 50th birthday with afternoon tea on the Thames city cruise. Everything was very tasty with plenty of tea/coffee. Boat was clean and comfortable and the staff pleasant and efficient. We even had pimms too. Weather made it as well as the informative commentator. Got a fab price with discount London. Everyone was impressed and will definitely repeat the experience."
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Sep 2015
  • "Great Fun"
     
     
     
     
     

    "We really had a lovely time. Thank you"
    reviewed by: (Family with adult children) in Sep 2015
  • "Lovely Treat"
     
     
     
     
     

    "We had a great time on this trip along the Thames, and enjoyed an excellent afternoon tea with fresh scones and clotted cream, a good selection of sandwiches and a lovely selection of small cakes. There was ample to eat and endless top ups of teaor coffee - there was also the option to purchase bubbly and cocktails if you want to slash out! Great commentary along the way - we learned quite a lot about the way the river used to be utilised and the buildings along the banks. Great value for money and I would recommend it as a superb way to spend an afternoon whilst in London"
    reviewed by: in Aug 2015
  • "What a way to celebrate"
     
     
     
     
     

    "This was a special day for me, my 8oth birthday. I couldn't have chosen a better way to keep it. Crew and staff team were very helpful and well turned-out; they connived with the family at providing extras. The boat was great, as were the food and drink. An enlightening commentary and very comfortable cruise. Thank you."
    reviewed by: (Family with adult children) in Jul 2015
  • "Hen do part 2"
     
     
     
     
     

    "Staff were very helpful, nothing too much trouble. Really impressed with the food, yummy. They even catered for one of our party that has a gluten free diet. They brought her out her own plate of sandwiches and four different pieces of cake. Would highly recommend this trip."
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Aug 2015
  • "A lovely afternoon treat"
     
     
     
     
     

    "If you love a good afternoon tea, full of sandwiches, cakes and scones then this is for you, with the addition of travelling in a boat along the Thames. The staff were friendly and helpful and the tour guide was very good and funny. The option of having a window seat would have been more ideal. The only thing that let it down was the organisation at the top of Tower Millenium Pier. We arrived early and kept getting told to return at 3pm. By the time we returned, a queue had already formed and we were near the back. Other than this, it was an enjoyable experience. "
    reviewed by: (Young Adults) in Jul 2015
  • "afternoon tea"
     
     
     
     
     

    "fab afternoon would recommend it the food was great and the boat was amazing well worth doing."
    reviewed by: (Mature Adults) in Jul 2015
  • "What better way to spend a Sunday afternoon?"
     
     
     
     
     

    "In the company of two friends, my wife and I took an Afternoon Tea Cruise down the Thames with City Cruises. Boarding was handled very efficiently and the staff were friendly and helpful. We couldn't fault the tea, a selection of sandwiches, mini-cakes and scones with jam and cream. We could, perhaps, have done with a little more jam and cream between the four of us, but it didn't spoil the meal. There was a plentiful supply of tea and coffee and a lively commentary about the sights along the river was provided. Many thanks to all concerned. "
    reviewed by: (Senior Adults) in Jul 2015
  • "Excellent "
     
     
     
     
     

    "Cannot fault this very reasonable experience"
    reviewed by: (Family with teenagers) in Jul 2015
  • "Sunny afternoon on the Thames"
     
     
     
     
     

    "Lovely afternoon eating fresh sandwiches, scones and mini cakes with as much tea or coffee as you could drink but we decided to purchase a bottle of bubbly at a very reasonable price instead. Service was excellent and staff friendly. We spent our final half hour on the top deck in the sunshine listening to the Captains amusing banter."
    reviewed by: (Senior Adults) in Jun 2015