About this Cruise

The biggest tour boat operator on the River Thames, City Cruises plc provides tourism and leisure passenger services on the River Thames with more than four million passenger journeys taking place every year on its route through the heart of London between Westminster and the Tower of London, then under Tower Bridge and down river to Greenwich – a journey through 2,000 years of liquid history. Now also operating in Poole & York.

Based at Cherry Garden Pier, a historic location in south-east London that was once a part of London’s huge commercial docks dating back to the 1880’s and part of the setting for many of Whistler’s paintings, City Cruises operate a fleet of 17 passenger boats, along with a small fleet of support vessels and barges.

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Including drinks

The London Showboat offers a unique dinner and cabaret 3.5 hour evening cruise on the River Thames, with a four-course meal, live music and dancing. The price includes a welcome drink and half a bottle of wine with your meal.
The cruise takes guests from the heart of historical London past the modern sights of Canary Wharf, the O2 Arena and through the Thames Barrier-all sectacularly illuminated at night. Dress code is smart casual.
This is the way to see one of the world’s great Capital cities.
? Enjoy a welcome glass of sparkling wine upon arrival
? Take a 3-hour 15 minute cruise from the heart of historical London, past the modern sights of the O2 Arena and Canary Wharf
? Sit down to a 4-course dinner with a half-bottle of wine per person
? Listen to a live singer performing songs from West End shows
? Dance into the night as you cruise past London’s illuminated monuments and bridges
The tour departs from Westminster Pier: Victoria Embankment, London, SW1A 2JH. Boarding is 15 minutes prior departure time.

01/04/21-31/5/21 Thursday to Monday only
01/06/21-30/09/21 Daily
01/10/21-31/12/21 Friday to Sunday only

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Last Updated: 07.01.2021


CHILD POLICY: No discount.

​CANCELLATION POLICY: One month notice; if less notice is given and up to 7-days prior to departure a 50% refund will be given. Less than 7-days notice and no-shows are charged in full.