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WE HAVE A DIFFERENT VIEW OF THE BEST SLICE OF LONDON - Afternoon Tea Cruise on the River 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

Your seat on board is guaranteed and will be allocated to you before the cruise takes place.  When you board you will be shown to your table, please note tables are fixed with each table (or pair of tables) seating four people. Our panoramic windows provide great views from all angles of the passing sky-line, regardless of your table location, however window tables, are available which seat two people only.

Dress Code

Casual

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

  • 14 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    the food was good and fresh and well presented


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The commentary one way was informative and entertaining, well put together and felt fresh even though probably delivered frequently. The other way was spoilt for us by a highly critical remark about ITV programmes. Our son works hard for ITV and the commentator should be more careful about making such remarks.


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely afternoon on the Thames with a very nice afternoon tea. Would recommend


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was the perfect length of time to enjoy our afternoon tea and spend some time in the deck area taking in the sights.


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    A very enjoyable experience


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    excellent service from start to finish


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely trip and excellent service


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice staff, good service with high efficiency.


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    We enjoyed the trip but sadly the sandwiches were dry and the scones were rock hard, they had probably been left out to long in the heat, had they been freshening would have been great, also too much emphasis selling drinks so waited 30 minutes after getting on board before the tea arrived so by the time we had finished eating did not have time to go on deck and enjoy weather and views, staff were lovely


    13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Afternoon tea was served quickly and efficiently


    12 Jul 2018

    Food was left out for a length of time on a very hot day. Sandwiches arrived hardened and curled, clotted cream had formed a skin.


    12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Was a really enjoyable cruise with enough time to enjoy the Afternoon Tea which had a very good selection of sandwiches and cakes before moving to the top to enjoy the sights.


  • 12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Everything was good just waiting too long for our teas to be served.


    12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Overall very a very good experience.


    12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Cruise was amazing but afternoon tea was awful


    12 Jul 2018

    ★★

    The cruise in itself was good, however - the afternoon tea was very scarce with not a lot of sandwiches or cakes. For two people, we only had one of each cake which meant we had to choose which ones we wanted. It would have been better to have less type of cake, but two of them. Further, the part of 2 next to us had twice the amount of food of the other parties of 2 which seemed extremely unfair. We also had to pay for our drinks, which seemed odd at an afternoon tea, the only thing we didn't have to pay for was the tea and coffee, which was pre-made and being poured out of flasks which wasn't the level of service I would expect from this kind of experience. There was an audio tape playing which was great for us to know what we were looking at and talking us through the history of London, but it was about 10 seconds early which meant it had finished telling us about each landmark before we actually saw it.


    09 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Given as a gift, but not much time on the voucher, therefore only a few dates possible, due to difficulties getting time off work to fit in with limited days per week and no bank holidays.


    09 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Everything handled without fuss and pleasant crew.


  • 08 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Food was good, tea and coffee topped up as required


    06 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Provided green teas instead of standard tea or coffee on request


    04 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip, great staff and value for money.


    03 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The staff were polite and friendly, the boat left on time. We did not like that we were sat with complete strangers when there were tables for 2 left empty along the windows. The food wasn't bad, tasty sandwiches but the sweet treats were nothing special.


    03 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    As above really. Felt conned that we only got an hour and not the hour & a half we had paid for. The boat was late docking & this was not our fault so don't know why we had our trip cut short.


    02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent service and I will recommend to family and friends


  • 02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good variety of sandwiches and cakes


    02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was very well organised & the food was very tasty. Service was quick & they routinely came round to check if anything else was required.


    02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Perfect service and presentation


    02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was really well organised, the food and service were excellent. I couldn't fault any part of it


    01 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to book online. Great price.


    01 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Had a relaxing afternoon on Thames in the middle if London . boarding..near Tower of London ..perfect no hassle . All crewe members ..were very professional .. the afternoon tea is excellent....with every attention from the waiting staff... Enjoyed the afternoon ...would recommend...


  • 30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The tea was lovely and the service excellent.


    30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The weather helped, after our tea we sat upstairs in the sun! Very organised, helpful and attentive


    30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Friendly staff made an awesome experience


    30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    We had a lovely afternoon


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very good afternoon tea and service


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Afternoon tea was poor one scone each, and sandwiches must have been made much earlier, so soggy, and all contained cheese of one sort or another, plenty of tea and coffee


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very pleasant cruise with reasonable commentary, friendly attentive staff and a good cream tea.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent afternoon on the Thames, with a wonderful tea.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Staff helpful, food was tasty and nicely presented


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    A really excellent afternoon from the moment we boarded to the moment we disembarked.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very Good cream tea, excellant cruise


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely selection of scones & sandwiches - the cakes were a tad on the small size


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    I have rated 5 stars because it was a most enjoyable afternoon.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    nice food and good service


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very enjoyable day. Nice and easy to get to.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very small cakes and seating very close


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very nice tea. Good variety of sandwiches. Cakes could have been better.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good service very polite staff ..


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    On the whole the food was good although it was obvious that the sandwiches were made some time previously as the top slices were very dry as they had been sitting in a hot sun.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely food and great service.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very organised process. Lovely tea, beautifully served. Cruise along the Thames was great. And the weather was perfect, so great views. Thank you.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The staff on land and on the boat are really friendly and helpful. Very kind.


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Best scones, beautiful views the city


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Cruise was fine but disappointed with food.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great afternoon tea, lots selection of sannys and lovely biscuits


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    fantastic experience! Great afternoon tea and lovely sightseeing!


    29 Jun 2018

    Total waste of money better off going on river cruise


    29 Jun 2018

    Bad because You cancelled my trip


    29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good Value I got a deal through Time Out It was easy to book the date I wanted.


    28 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great day Everyone so helpful food great Pam


  • 26 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    The commentary was interesting regarding the sights and landmarks. The afternoon tea was good. A nice mix of cakes. The only negative was we didn't get a table for just the two of us.


    26 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fantastic and great City Cruises and Afternoon Tea very enjoyable can't wait to book a gain thank you for excellent service.


    26 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    I enjoyed the afternoon tea cruise over all but I wish to make the following comments as could be various improvements. 1. The sandwiches were fine and small cakes really nice but not that many cakes as very small. The scone was not very fresh and no choice of a plain scone only fruit scone offered. 2. The commentary was on top of music so was too noisy and not so relaxing. 3. I was not impressed that the cruise was cut short by 15 minutes! .. this I don't feel is acceptable. It made the experience a bit of a rush with no time to go out on deck.


    25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The quality and service of the food and drinks was excellent


    25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    A pleasant hour on the Thames


    25 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    i expected a teapot for my tea not somone coming round with a flask Wasnt keen on the selection of cakes and sandwiches bit the scones were nice


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The service on board the boat was very good with several refills of tea offered. Good selection of sandwiches and cakes.


    25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Great experience but for me a little pricey for what you get. We loved it but I know of a couple of places where afternoon tea in London is cheaper and the surroundings also nice. Still I'm guessing you're getting a trip on the Thanks too.


    25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a lovely treat, nice food but the tea was horrible so I had coffee. The commentary was probably good but with all the chatting going on it couldn’t be heard so was unnecessary


    25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Had a good time sometimes could not hear commentary but service and welcome excellent


    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.


  • 14 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    the food was good and fresh and well presented


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The commentary one way was informative and entertaining, well put together and felt fresh even though probably delivered frequently. The other way was spoilt for us by a highly critical remark about ITV programmes. Our son works hard for ITV and the commentator should be more careful about making such remarks.


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely afternoon on the Thames with a very nice afternoon tea. Would recommend


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was the perfect length of time to enjoy our afternoon tea and spend some time in the deck area taking in the sights.


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    A very enjoyable experience


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    excellent service from start to finish


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Lovely trip and excellent service


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Nice staff, good service with high efficiency.


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    We enjoyed the trip but sadly the sandwiches were dry and the scones were rock hard, they had probably been left out to long in the heat, had they been freshening would have been great, also too much emphasis selling drinks so waited 30 minutes after getting on board before the tea arrived so by the time we had finished eating did not have time to go on deck and enjoy weather and views, staff were lovely


  • 13 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Afternoon tea was served quickly and efficiently


  • 12 Jul 2018

    Food was left out for a length of time on a very hot day. Sandwiches arrived hardened and curled, clotted cream had formed a skin.


  • 12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Was a really enjoyable cruise with enough time to enjoy the Afternoon Tea which had a very good selection of sandwiches and cakes before moving to the top to enjoy the sights.


  • 12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Everything was good just waiting too long for our teas to be served.


  • 12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Overall very a very good experience.


  • 12 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Cruise was amazing but afternoon tea was awful


  • 12 Jul 2018

    ★★

    The cruise in itself was good, however - the afternoon tea was very scarce with not a lot of sandwiches or cakes. For two people, we only had one of each cake which meant we had to choose which ones we wanted. It would have been better to have less type of cake, but two of them. Further, the part of 2 next to us had twice the amount of food of the other parties of 2 which seemed extremely unfair. We also had to pay for our drinks, which seemed odd at an afternoon tea, the only thing we didn't have to pay for was the tea and coffee, which was pre-made and being poured out of flasks which wasn't the level of service I would expect from this kind of experience. There was an audio tape playing which was great for us to know what we were looking at and talking us through the history of London, but it was about 10 seconds early which meant it had finished telling us about each landmark before we actually saw it.


  • 09 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Given as a gift, but not much time on the voucher, therefore only a few dates possible, due to difficulties getting time off work to fit in with limited days per week and no bank holidays.


  • 09 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Everything handled without fuss and pleasant crew.


  • 08 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Food was good, tea and coffee topped up as required


  • 06 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    Provided green teas instead of standard tea or coffee on request


  • 04 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent trip, great staff and value for money.


  • 03 Jul 2018

    ★★★★

    The staff were polite and friendly, the boat left on time. We did not like that we were sat with complete strangers when there were tables for 2 left empty along the windows. The food wasn't bad, tasty sandwiches but the sweet treats were nothing special.


  • 03 Jul 2018

    ★★★

    As above really. Felt conned that we only got an hour and not the hour & a half we had paid for. The boat was late docking & this was not our fault so don't know why we had our trip cut short.


  • 02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent service and I will recommend to family and friends


  • 02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good variety of sandwiches and cakes


  • 02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    It was very well organised & the food was very tasty. Service was quick & they routinely came round to check if anything else was required.


  • 02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Perfect service and presentation


  • 02 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    The cruise was really well organised, the food and service were excellent. I couldn't fault any part of it


  • 01 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very easy to book online. Great price.


  • 01 Jul 2018

    ★★★★★

    Had a relaxing afternoon on Thames in the middle if London . boarding..near Tower of London ..perfect no hassle . All crewe members ..were very professional .. the afternoon tea is excellent....with every attention from the waiting staff... Enjoyed the afternoon ...would recommend...


  • 30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The tea was lovely and the service excellent.


  • 30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The weather helped, after our tea we sat upstairs in the sun! Very organised, helpful and attentive


  • 30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Friendly staff made an awesome experience


  • 30 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    We had a lovely afternoon


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very good afternoon tea and service


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Afternoon tea was poor one scone each, and sandwiches must have been made much earlier, so soggy, and all contained cheese of one sort or another, plenty of tea and coffee


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very pleasant cruise with reasonable commentary, friendly attentive staff and a good cream tea.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Excellent afternoon on the Thames, with a wonderful tea.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Staff helpful, food was tasty and nicely presented


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    A really excellent afternoon from the moment we boarded to the moment we disembarked.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very Good cream tea, excellant cruise


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely selection of scones & sandwiches - the cakes were a tad on the small size


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    I have rated 5 stars because it was a most enjoyable afternoon.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    nice food and good service


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very enjoyable day. Nice and easy to get to.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very small cakes and seating very close


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Very nice tea. Good variety of sandwiches. Cakes could have been better.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very good service very polite staff ..


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    On the whole the food was good although it was obvious that the sandwiches were made some time previously as the top slices were very dry as they had been sitting in a hot sun.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Lovely food and great service.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Very organised process. Lovely tea, beautifully served. Cruise along the Thames was great. And the weather was perfect, so great views. Thank you.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The staff on land and on the boat are really friendly and helpful. Very kind.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Best scones, beautiful views the city


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    Cruise was fine but disappointed with food.


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great afternoon tea, lots selection of sannys and lovely biscuits


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    fantastic experience! Great afternoon tea and lovely sightseeing!


  • 29 Jun 2018

    Total waste of money better off going on river cruise


  • 29 Jun 2018

    Bad because You cancelled my trip


  • 29 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Good Value I got a deal through Time Out It was easy to book the date I wanted.


  • 28 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Great day Everyone so helpful food great Pam


  • 26 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    The commentary was interesting regarding the sights and landmarks. The afternoon tea was good. A nice mix of cakes. The only negative was we didn't get a table for just the two of us.


  • 26 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Fantastic and great City Cruises and Afternoon Tea very enjoyable can't wait to book a gain thank you for excellent service.


  • 26 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    I enjoyed the afternoon tea cruise over all but I wish to make the following comments as could be various improvements. 1. The sandwiches were fine and small cakes really nice but not that many cakes as very small. The scone was not very fresh and no choice of a plain scone only fruit scone offered. 2. The commentary was on top of music so was too noisy and not so relaxing. 3. I was not impressed that the cruise was cut short by 15 minutes! .. this I don't feel is acceptable. It made the experience a bit of a rush with no time to go out on deck.


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The quality and service of the food and drinks was excellent


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    A pleasant hour on the Thames


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★

    i expected a teapot for my tea not somone coming round with a flask Wasnt keen on the selection of cakes and sandwiches bit the scones were nice


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    The service on board the boat was very good with several refills of tea offered. Good selection of sandwiches and cakes.


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    Great experience but for me a little pricey for what you get. We loved it but I know of a couple of places where afternoon tea in London is cheaper and the surroundings also nice. Still I'm guessing you're getting a trip on the Thanks too.


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★

    It was a lovely treat, nice food but the tea was horrible so I had coffee. The commentary was probably good but with all the chatting going on it couldn’t be heard so was unnecessary


  • 25 Jun 2018

    ★★★★★

    Had a good time sometimes could not hear commentary but service and welcome excellent


  • 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.

 

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