LONDON'S NO.1 AFTERNOON TEA ON THE THAMES

Why not see the best views in London while you tuck into tea, scones and all the trimmings of a traditional afternoon tea on the Thames?

Afternoon Tea while cruising along the Thames. What a civilised way to pass the afternoon. Why not gather a group of like-minded friends to enjoy a gentle cruise with a little cake?

And if the mood takes you, perhaps a glass of something bubbly?

Your ticket includes:

  • 1.5 hour river cruise 
  • A selection of sandwiches, traditional cakes, pastries, scones with clotted cream and jam
  • As much tea and coffee as you want
  • Live commentary

And when you've finished off your tea, you can always stroll upstairs to take in the 360 degree views of London's riverside landmarks.

Perfect for relaxing after a little light shopping or just the journey up to town, or for entertaining family and friends.

Cruise Details

Departure

The cruise departs daily from Tower Pier. The boat leaves at 15.30 (boarding at 15.15) from Tower Pier and returns to Tower pier at 17.00.

Pier Location

Click here for Map - Tower Pier EC3N 4DT

Ticket Prices Afternoon Tea Cruise

 
 
Online Price
 
Adult (13+) from
£32.00
 
Child (3-12)* from
£22.00
 
Infant (0-2)
£0.00
 
Window seat** from
£34.00
 
Weekend Supplement from
£3.00
 

*If a child from 0-2 years would like to have a seat and be served a meal, child rate will be charged.

** Window Seats face each other on a table for two. They are separated from other tables and cannot be put together to make up a bigger table.

Tables

Most of the tables are located in the middle of the floor space and close to each other, with each table (or pair of tables) seating four people. Aisles separate them from the window tables, which seat two people only.

Dietary requirements

You can select “Vegetarian” when making your booking. We do not guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts. For gluten-free tea give at least 24 hours’ notice. For any special dietary requirements please call Reservations on 020 77 400 400 or e-mail to info@citycruises.com.

Independent reviews by feefo
Afternoon Tea Cruise

  • 22 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Quite disappointed we had to wait so long to be seated and so long to receive our afternoon tea.


    22 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The afternoon tea at City Cruises was lovely and fun. My mum and I had the chance to enjoy London traditional afternoon tea with a beautiful view, as we were lucky to have the table for 4 all to ourselves. The sandwich were delicious and even I am not a fun of sweet treats, I did enjoy the cakes and the macaroons. They were too generous with the jams and cream which made my happy as I loved to overload my scones with it. The staff were very friendly, polite and professional. I have dropped my phone at the back of my seat and one of waiter have returned it to me, also we never waited to get our teas refilled as the staff were attentive. I do recommend it.


    22 Jun 2018

    Not given the opportunity to take the cruise.


    21 Jun 2018

    Didn’t get to experience it.


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    A nice day out and friendly cruise staff.


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    not bad sandwichs a bit dry


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    was a good experience staff on board were professional and very helpfull


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Highly recommend this trip. Staff are very friendly and helpful, food is good with plenty of tea and coffee. Really good value for money.


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good, fresh food with a lovely selection of tiny cakes.


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    this was a gift so unaware of purchase price


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Yes. The tea was delicious and the service was very good.


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was great - thoroughly recommend. We left on time, food was delivered immediately and was really good! Pimms was also delicious! Very attentive staff - brilliant!


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    All timing was perfect, staff were very friendly and helpful and Welcoming...very good. Food was just right.


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★

    Have already STATED, NOT IMPRESSED


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Overall very good sandwiches could be a little fresher but appreciate its hard catering for that many


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The was a good selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones. Plenty of staff who gave good service and the tea/coffee was limitless ! The whole experience was really good with a commentary as well.


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Service extremely efficient,staff very friendly and all food nice and fresh


    19 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    The transaction is smooth.


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Very average tea. Seats very close togethet. Just a bit too " touristy" no finesse


    18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed the route up towards Big Ben and under a Tower Bridge


    18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely fresh sandwiches & delicious scones & cakes, served with plenty of tea & coffee.


    18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Easy! I´ve booked online and just presented the email on the location.


    18 Jun 2018

    ★★

    Very rushed, unable to hear any commentary except for the obligatory safety brief and poor quality food. There are better experiences on the river


    18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    We had an excellent experience great service well organised and good food


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip and good afternoon tea.


    17 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    We were a large party and were given a large table at the front of the boat which was perfect as we had expected to be split into smaller tables. It was a very hot day and there was no ventilation at our end of the boat so we were too hot. This is the only reason I did not give 5 stars. The food was very good and there was plenty for everyone and the tea and coffee was brought round often. The staff were friendly and helpful but not intrusive. It was nice to be able to go up on the top deck afterwards to get some air and see more.


    15 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    I thought it was good value for money


    13 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent informative with sights and great afternoon tea


    13 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent plenty to eat and tea and coffee refilled often, which you don't always get. Staff very good.


    12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Organised well , great timing and excellent food, plenty of tea and coffee. Staff all very polite.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    Poor recording and could hardly hear it.


    12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good food and everything we hoped it would be.


    12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Absolutely loved it! Would recommend to all.


    12 Jun 2018

    Boat was dirty carpet and wall paper ripped. Broken chairs and wobbly tables. Milk had gone off. Scones were stale and waiters weren't very helpful.


    12 Jun 2018

    Cruise was cancelled BY YOU !!!!! Why are you sending me this questionnaire ?????


    12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The food was good and staff attentive and friendly


  • 12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Yes, overall we enjoyed the cruise. Would have liked a table for two as tables were very close together so more like a table for four, though we did get chatting. Also myy husband doesn't eat salmon, so not much choice of sandwich for me as there were 3 salmon on the plate.


    12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice friendly welcome on boarding attentive waiters, excellent cream tea and great commentary too


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Said it all above in the box


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Did not cater for diabetics. Enjoyed sandwiches and scone.


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    We were delayed for at least half an hour without explanation as to why. Once we had boarded, drinks were served followed by sandwiches and cakes. Tea and coffee were abundant. My only criticism about the food was that the vegetarian sandwiches were slightly soggy. After our tea we went onto the upper deck to complete the cruise. We did notice that one couple were not pleased having to share their table with strangers.


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was very good although we did think that two slices of sandwiches each was a bit small


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely afternoon tea. Nice staff.


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Easy to purchase, tremendous value..


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★

    No thought as to what goes into making a decent sandwich. Cakes were nice


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely afternoon on the Thames. Good quality food (not overly plentiful, but adequate amount) and as much tea/coffee as you could drink. Nice wine from the bar also :)


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Our cruise started 25 minutes late so we were expecting to return a little later than our original time but we weren’t any longer, returning at our original time. There could have been a wider selection of sandwiches. Stop the prawn option and offer tuna instead. Tea and coffee were included in the cost but one of my party didn’t have the tea/coffee and as a substitute had a soft drink which we had to pay for.


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★

    As per comments above thank you


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a Birthday Present


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent cruise and tea. The service was excellent and unobtrusive.


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely tea - good that there were vegetarian sandwiches available, which were served separately from the meat ones. That doesn't always happen, so well done!


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very nice afternoon tea cruise. Would definitely recommend


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely tea served by excellent staff


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    I enjoyed it and the staff were great but I had pre warned them about my dietary needs, I don't eat butter or margarine so when the plate was put in the table I checked they had remembered, it was taken away and a plate of sandwiches was put together in a hurry, it's a bit like a second class ticket as there was no option of bread or fillings so a bit bland


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    As per my previous comments


    11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Really enjoyed it and the commentary was very interesting


    06 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Everything from boarding, being already allocated a table to the endless drinks on offer was perfect. The food was delicious and very well presented. All very well organised and well run.


    06 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great way to spend an afternoon


    06 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good food and plenty of coffee


    06 Jun 2018

    I’ve explained in the previous section


  • 06 Jun 2018

    Yes , queueing sysetem needs reviewing: limited seats! We had to share a table with 4 other people! No choice of sandwiches and no extra portions, that other companies provide! We asked for a window seat and were refused! Wouldn’t use this company again! Rival companies better organised and much more enjoyable! The cruise started lat3, and came back early!,


    05 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    LOVELY.....EVERYTHING PERFECT


    04 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    fantastic, great quality food, very well presented, and served by very pleasant crew members


    04 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The food was lovely with teas and coffees constantly being topped up. Staff were very helpful and friendly


    02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a reasonable price and you have to expect reasonable rather than excellent comments


    02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Have done the evening one and this was equally as good


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    All good lovely tea and service. As we were a 2 we would have liked to sit ne t to the window.


    02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good value for money


    02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Everything was excellent, from being helped onto the boat, curtious waiters, lovely food, good trip along the Thames


    02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very good service, food was very nice


    02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Did not like the choice of sandwiches.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Nice experience equals others


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    No earl grey tea although waiter did check so good service.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    as stated in the previous question


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    We had great seats and the staff were very polite.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Booked this for my parents. They loved the cruise, and commented on how nice the food was.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Took my brother who had come from abroad on the afternoon tea cruise... the experience was really very good. I have taken most of my friends who come from abroad on an afternoon tea cruise and they all really enjoyed seeing London landmarks from the Thames.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very good trip and we'll organosed


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very efficient service. Food and refreshments were plentiful.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very relaxing afternoon, cruise was lovely Staff were very friendly


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    The trip was nice. But having booked late and being told there was limited spaces. To find 10+ spaces left empty, made me believe I could have gone on another day as this boat I was told when booking had 2 seats left that I took! Also not passing Westminster before turning around reduced the experience.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Despite the grey day we still got to see all the sights of London whilst sipping tea and eating scones. The staff were very attentive and tea was in constant supply. A lovely London day out.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Needs a refurb and refrigeration for food.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Booked for my girlfriends birthday, If you are going to do a treasure hunt style esque evening, with clues leading to the destination plan the clues in advance! It was supposed to be a surprise, the only thing i would say against them was the constant signage and staff shouting out what the activity was. Bunch of accurate efficient party poopers. We were seated at windows seats, a good spot for couples so pick this option when booking. Further reccomended if your other looks beautiful sat opposite you. The tea was thoroughly enjoyed. Scones the best platter, the selection of cakes were ok, some too sweet we found but the sandwiches were rather pleasant also. The staff were pleasant and good service offered. Teas topped up on demand, the cream at the ready to recreate the murky thames water in your porcelain cup. Yummy! London. Also we are vegetarian so when we told the staff kindly swapped our sandwiches platter to include this variant only, The top deck view is spectacular as well on a sunny day. Just watch out for selfie hysteria. Overall would definitely recommend.Especially if bringing along the right accomplice.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    The food took ages, the food wasn’t the best.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    The cruise was very nice. Was a bit disappointed with dirty cup & cutlery but it was changed without any problem As the tea was for 2 it would have been nice to have 2 of each petit four so we could have both enjoyed them all I would also say that the plate stack was a bit high which made conversation over the table a bit odd. We had to talk through it lol


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    The experience itself was average there was allocated seating so those with window seat got better experience. We had to sit in the middle. Customer service wasn’t great we had to wait to the end to get food with no one really tending to us during that period. I enjoy afternoon tea so have been to quite a few the food wasn’t ok par with some of the best I have been to. The sandwiches could have been better. Scones were nice but would have been even better if they were warm All in all, it wasn’t an amazing experience but wasn’t terrible either.


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very well organised and planned


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Polite and attentive staff, tea and sandwiches, cakes all fresh


    01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Good value for money. Pleasant staff.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Just a lovely afternoon, friendly staff afternoon tea was lovely. Loved it. Thank you.


    31 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very enjoyable, bought as a gift. Nice to see a bit of London on the Thames


    30 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    Efficient service.shown to allocated table by friendly staff.


    29 May 2018

    ★★★★

    The staff were polite, helpful and professional. The cruise was very enjoyable. My only criticism was that the cakes were incredibly tiny and the cruse which should have lasted 1 and a half hours only lasted 1 hour 15 mins.


    29 May 2018

    ★★★★

    Nicely laid out. Good variety of cakes and sandwiches. Narration was unfortunately blanked out by noise of tea room chat


    29 May 2018

    ★★★★

    My Nan and I a great time on the cruise - the staff were great and had amazing seats at the front! Would definitely recommend!


  • 25 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    Brilliant, very good service, waiters had a very good sense of humour


    25 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    All good a very nice day food was fantastic


    24 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    From the moment we boarded the boat, we were taken to our seats (by the window) by a member of staff. Once seated a waitress introduced herself and asked if we would like a drink from the drinks menu. We had a voucher for a glass of pink champagne each, so this was noted and bought to our table. Once everyone had boarded we started moving and was able to take in the sights and listen to the history and fact information that was playing in the background and allowed us to see the most famous points of interest. Once the afternoon tea was served, we had a continuous refill of tea if we wanted. Very attentive staff and a pleasant trip.


    24 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was very professional and the staff couldn't have been more helpful to myself and my Mum, who has trouble walking.


  • 22 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Quite disappointed we had to wait so long to be seated and so long to receive our afternoon tea.


  • 22 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The afternoon tea at City Cruises was lovely and fun. My mum and I had the chance to enjoy London traditional afternoon tea with a beautiful view, as we were lucky to have the table for 4 all to ourselves. The sandwich were delicious and even I am not a fun of sweet treats, I did enjoy the cakes and the macaroons. They were too generous with the jams and cream which made my happy as I loved to overload my scones with it. The staff were very friendly, polite and professional. I have dropped my phone at the back of my seat and one of waiter have returned it to me, also we never waited to get our teas refilled as the staff were attentive. I do recommend it.


  • 22 Jun 2018

    Not given the opportunity to take the cruise.


  • 21 Jun 2018

    Didn’t get to experience it.


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    A nice day out and friendly cruise staff.


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    not bad sandwichs a bit dry


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    was a good experience staff on board were professional and very helpfull


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Highly recommend this trip. Staff are very friendly and helpful, food is good with plenty of tea and coffee. Really good value for money.


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good, fresh food with a lovely selection of tiny cakes.


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    this was a gift so unaware of purchase price


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Yes. The tea was delicious and the service was very good.


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was great - thoroughly recommend. We left on time, food was delivered immediately and was really good! Pimms was also delicious! Very attentive staff - brilliant!


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    All timing was perfect, staff were very friendly and helpful and Welcoming...very good. Food was just right.


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★

    Have already STATED, NOT IMPRESSED


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Overall very good sandwiches could be a little fresher but appreciate its hard catering for that many


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The was a good selection of sandwiches, cakes and scones. Plenty of staff who gave good service and the tea/coffee was limitless ! The whole experience was really good with a commentary as well.


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Service extremely efficient,staff very friendly and all food nice and fresh


  • 19 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    The transaction is smooth.


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Very average tea. Seats very close togethet. Just a bit too " touristy" no finesse


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Enjoyed the route up towards Big Ben and under a Tower Bridge


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely fresh sandwiches & delicious scones & cakes, served with plenty of tea & coffee.


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Easy! I´ve booked online and just presented the email on the location.


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★

    Very rushed, unable to hear any commentary except for the obligatory safety brief and poor quality food. There are better experiences on the river


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    We had an excellent experience great service well organised and good food


  • 18 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip and good afternoon tea.


  • 17 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    We were a large party and were given a large table at the front of the boat which was perfect as we had expected to be split into smaller tables. It was a very hot day and there was no ventilation at our end of the boat so we were too hot. This is the only reason I did not give 5 stars. The food was very good and there was plenty for everyone and the tea and coffee was brought round often. The staff were friendly and helpful but not intrusive. It was nice to be able to go up on the top deck afterwards to get some air and see more.


  • 15 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    I thought it was good value for money


  • 13 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent informative with sights and great afternoon tea


  • 13 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent plenty to eat and tea and coffee refilled often, which you don't always get. Staff very good.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Organised well , great timing and excellent food, plenty of tea and coffee. Staff all very polite.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    Poor recording and could hardly hear it.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good food and everything we hoped it would be.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Absolutely loved it! Would recommend to all.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    Boat was dirty carpet and wall paper ripped. Broken chairs and wobbly tables. Milk had gone off. Scones were stale and waiters weren't very helpful.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    Cruise was cancelled BY YOU !!!!! Why are you sending me this questionnaire ?????


  • 12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The food was good and staff attentive and friendly


  • 12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Yes, overall we enjoyed the cruise. Would have liked a table for two as tables were very close together so more like a table for four, though we did get chatting. Also myy husband doesn't eat salmon, so not much choice of sandwich for me as there were 3 salmon on the plate.


  • 12 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice friendly welcome on boarding attentive waiters, excellent cream tea and great commentary too


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Said it all above in the box


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Did not cater for diabetics. Enjoyed sandwiches and scone.


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    We were delayed for at least half an hour without explanation as to why. Once we had boarded, drinks were served followed by sandwiches and cakes. Tea and coffee were abundant. My only criticism about the food was that the vegetarian sandwiches were slightly soggy. After our tea we went onto the upper deck to complete the cruise. We did notice that one couple were not pleased having to share their table with strangers.


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was very good although we did think that two slices of sandwiches each was a bit small


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely afternoon tea. Nice staff.


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Easy to purchase, tremendous value..


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★

    No thought as to what goes into making a decent sandwich. Cakes were nice


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely afternoon on the Thames. Good quality food (not overly plentiful, but adequate amount) and as much tea/coffee as you could drink. Nice wine from the bar also :)


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Our cruise started 25 minutes late so we were expecting to return a little later than our original time but we weren’t any longer, returning at our original time. There could have been a wider selection of sandwiches. Stop the prawn option and offer tuna instead. Tea and coffee were included in the cost but one of my party didn’t have the tea/coffee and as a substitute had a soft drink which we had to pay for.


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★

    As per comments above thank you


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a Birthday Present


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent cruise and tea. The service was excellent and unobtrusive.


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely tea - good that there were vegetarian sandwiches available, which were served separately from the meat ones. That doesn't always happen, so well done!


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very nice afternoon tea cruise. Would definitely recommend


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely tea served by excellent staff


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    I enjoyed it and the staff were great but I had pre warned them about my dietary needs, I don't eat butter or margarine so when the plate was put in the table I checked they had remembered, it was taken away and a plate of sandwiches was put together in a hurry, it's a bit like a second class ticket as there was no option of bread or fillings so a bit bland


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    As per my previous comments


  • 11 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Really enjoyed it and the commentary was very interesting


  • 06 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Everything from boarding, being already allocated a table to the endless drinks on offer was perfect. The food was delicious and very well presented. All very well organised and well run.


  • 06 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great way to spend an afternoon


  • 06 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good food and plenty of coffee


  • 06 Jun 2018

    I’ve explained in the previous section


  • 06 Jun 2018

    Yes , queueing sysetem needs reviewing: limited seats! We had to share a table with 4 other people! No choice of sandwiches and no extra portions, that other companies provide! We asked for a window seat and were refused! Wouldn’t use this company again! Rival companies better organised and much more enjoyable! The cruise started lat3, and came back early!,


  • 05 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    LOVELY.....EVERYTHING PERFECT


  • 04 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    fantastic, great quality food, very well presented, and served by very pleasant crew members


  • 04 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The food was lovely with teas and coffees constantly being topped up. Staff were very helpful and friendly


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a reasonable price and you have to expect reasonable rather than excellent comments


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Have done the evening one and this was equally as good


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    All good lovely tea and service. As we were a 2 we would have liked to sit ne t to the window.


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good value for money


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Everything was excellent, from being helped onto the boat, curtious waiters, lovely food, good trip along the Thames


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very good service, food was very nice


  • 02 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Did not like the choice of sandwiches.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Nice experience equals others


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    No earl grey tea although waiter did check so good service.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    as stated in the previous question


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    We had great seats and the staff were very polite.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Booked this for my parents. They loved the cruise, and commented on how nice the food was.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Took my brother who had come from abroad on the afternoon tea cruise... the experience was really very good. I have taken most of my friends who come from abroad on an afternoon tea cruise and they all really enjoyed seeing London landmarks from the Thames.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very good trip and we'll organosed


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very efficient service. Food and refreshments were plentiful.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very relaxing afternoon, cruise was lovely Staff were very friendly


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    The trip was nice. But having booked late and being told there was limited spaces. To find 10+ spaces left empty, made me believe I could have gone on another day as this boat I was told when booking had 2 seats left that I took! Also not passing Westminster before turning around reduced the experience.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Despite the grey day we still got to see all the sights of London whilst sipping tea and eating scones. The staff were very attentive and tea was in constant supply. A lovely London day out.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Needs a refurb and refrigeration for food.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Booked for my girlfriends birthday, If you are going to do a treasure hunt style esque evening, with clues leading to the destination plan the clues in advance! It was supposed to be a surprise, the only thing i would say against them was the constant signage and staff shouting out what the activity was. Bunch of accurate efficient party poopers. We were seated at windows seats, a good spot for couples so pick this option when booking. Further reccomended if your other looks beautiful sat opposite you. The tea was thoroughly enjoyed. Scones the best platter, the selection of cakes were ok, some too sweet we found but the sandwiches were rather pleasant also. The staff were pleasant and good service offered. Teas topped up on demand, the cream at the ready to recreate the murky thames water in your porcelain cup. Yummy! London. Also we are vegetarian so when we told the staff kindly swapped our sandwiches platter to include this variant only, The top deck view is spectacular as well on a sunny day. Just watch out for selfie hysteria. Overall would definitely recommend.Especially if bringing along the right accomplice.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    The food took ages, the food wasn’t the best.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    The cruise was very nice. Was a bit disappointed with dirty cup & cutlery but it was changed without any problem As the tea was for 2 it would have been nice to have 2 of each petit four so we could have both enjoyed them all I would also say that the plate stack was a bit high which made conversation over the table a bit odd. We had to talk through it lol


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    The experience itself was average there was allocated seating so those with window seat got better experience. We had to sit in the middle. Customer service wasn’t great we had to wait to the end to get food with no one really tending to us during that period. I enjoy afternoon tea so have been to quite a few the food wasn’t ok par with some of the best I have been to. The sandwiches could have been better. Scones were nice but would have been even better if they were warm All in all, it wasn’t an amazing experience but wasn’t terrible either.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very well organised and planned


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Polite and attentive staff, tea and sandwiches, cakes all fresh


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Good value for money. Pleasant staff.


  • 01 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Just a lovely afternoon, friendly staff afternoon tea was lovely. Loved it. Thank you.


  • 31 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very enjoyable, bought as a gift. Nice to see a bit of London on the Thames


  • 30 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    Efficient service.shown to allocated table by friendly staff.


  • 29 May 2018

    ★★★★

    The staff were polite, helpful and professional. The cruise was very enjoyable. My only criticism was that the cakes were incredibly tiny and the cruse which should have lasted 1 and a half hours only lasted 1 hour 15 mins.


  • 29 May 2018

    ★★★★

    Nicely laid out. Good variety of cakes and sandwiches. Narration was unfortunately blanked out by noise of tea room chat


  • 29 May 2018

    ★★★★

    My Nan and I a great time on the cruise - the staff were great and had amazing seats at the front! Would definitely recommend!


  • 25 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    Brilliant, very good service, waiters had a very good sense of humour


  • 25 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    All good a very nice day food was fantastic


  • 24 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    From the moment we boarded the boat, we were taken to our seats (by the window) by a member of staff. Once seated a waitress introduced herself and asked if we would like a drink from the drinks menu. We had a voucher for a glass of pink champagne each, so this was noted and bought to our table. Once everyone had boarded we started moving and was able to take in the sights and listen to the history and fact information that was playing in the background and allowed us to see the most famous points of interest. Once the afternoon tea was served, we had a continuous refill of tea if we wanted. Very attentive staff and a pleasant trip.


  • 24 May 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was very professional and the staff couldn't have been more helpful to myself and my Mum, who has trouble walking.

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