Spend an afternoon on the river while indulging in a leisurely afternoon tea cruise on the River Thames. Enjoy a fresh selection of mini pastries, sandwiches and scones served with lashings of cream and jam. Sit back, relax and sample a limitless supply of afternoon tea on a cruise that is an ideal end to a busy day of sightseeing or shopping in London.
An afternoon tea cruise on the river Thames 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.
For more City Cruises options see City Cruises London Thames Cruises. Flexible Tickets If you need to re-arrange your visit for any reason, we'll do so free of charge. This means you can take advantage of London & the UK's lowest prices safe in the knowledge that whatever 2020 has in store next, we've got you covered!
3rd October Afternoon Tea on the Thames Liz & Frank, 05/10/2020 (Senior Adults)We thought the river cruise and afternoon tea was a wonderful afternoon out. The windows provided excellent views of the Thames and the tea was very good. Also found the commentary interesting and informative. Thank you for a most enjoyable afternoon.
Superb Rob Jen, 08/09/2020 (Senior Adults)Lovely afternoon cream tea cruise on the Thames, the staff onboard were spoiling us rotten, and kept refilling our coffee/tea cups, the cakes, and scones were delicious. A birthday treat for my wife, who was most impressed. Tables were well separated to avoid any risks. Would love to return for an evening cruise when things get back to normal. Well done City Cruises.
Unforgettable experience Sinead, 24/08/2020 (Young Adults)Amazing experience! Luckily was moved to a table by the window. Very well distanced from others to follow covid guidelines. Food was good - catered to halal which was a nice surprise. Very good and attentive service. Overall a wonderful experience and would happily go again.
Tea on the Thames Denise, 18/02/2020 (Mature Adults)Enjoyed our trip on the Afternoon Tea boat to celebrate my 50th. The staff were great, really friendly and chatty. Copious amounts of tea and coffee were served. Scones were freshly made, sandwiches were fine. It was the weekend of Storm Dennis and the weather was foul, but everyone was cheery and they kept wiping the windows as they steamed up!
Recommend, thanks City Cruises
Lovely food, service & sight seeing debstar, 10/02/2020 (Mature Adults)I booked this to celebrate a friend's 50th birthday and we really enjoyed the food & the trip. I requested some dietry requirements for the sandwiches for 1 perons booked in the party and this was accommodated as per my request. Would recommend this experience on this cruise.
Great way to celebrate. Emma, 14/01/2020 (Family with adult children)Booked this excursion for a 19th and 2 x 21st birthdays. Excellent value for money as well as being a really enjoyable experience. Staff were exceptional, food was plentiful and delicious and boat ride smooth with plenty to see. Very comfortable and clean surroundings. Would definitely recommend this as a must do when in the capital. Only one minor observation and that is that while the tea and coffee are plentiful, there is no included provision for those that don't like hot drinks. However, there is an on board drinks menu but it is slightly limited.
Perfect MBS, 09/12/2019 (Mature Adults)Definitely worth the money! The food, service and view were just great!
Great experience - bridal shower sana nasar, 14/10/2019 (Young Adults)The staff, the food, the experience, the atmosphere everything was lovely!! But what made it even special was that our “halal” dietary requirement was met. I had just thought that they’d give us vegetarian food like most places but it was a very pleasant surprise to see they actually put the effort & thought into it to organise halal meat.
Lovely afternoon Maddo, 10/10/2019 (Mature Adults)Purchased for my Mums birthday had a wonderful time. Good and friendly service and provided the changes to the menu that I had requested. A lovely way to see another part of London history would definitely do this again
Lovely experience Julie, 09/09/2019 (Mature Adults)Fantastic way to end a busy day. The afternoon tea was superb . The staff were very friendly and attentive. Would definitely recommend
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