LONDON'S special events ON THE THAMES

From the River Thames you can enjoy a unique view of New Year’s fireworks, London’s history, Elvis rocking the boat and much more besides. 

All year round we put on special cruises deploying vessels from our large fleet to fit the occasion.  Whichever cruise you choose, the River Thames is a magical backdrop, helping you make special memories.

Through the year we vary our special events according to what’s on, who’s interesting and what you will enjoy. New Year’s Eve is our biggest night out and has long been a popular draw.


Valentine's Day Cruises

Romance on the River or perhaps just time with your loved ones? Whatever your take on Valentine’s Day we can help you.

Stunning views, fresh air, delicious food and cool jazz music: These are just some of the ingredients of our Valentine’s cruises.

  • Valentine's Champagne Afternoon Tea Cruise
  • Valentine's Evening Cruise 
  • Romantic Dinner Cruise 

Elvis Dinner Cruise

Join us on one of river cruise that’s truly Rock’n’Roll and enjoy a dinner with a difference.

The River Thames will stage a three-course dining cruise with a live Elvis tribute performance and Elvis ‘Disco’. An award-winning Elvis tribute artist will give a stunning performance as Elvis, singing his way up and down the river.

Tickets from £65 per person. 



Murder Mystery Dinner

​A murder is afoot with this mystery dinner evening on the moored restaurant ship the RS Hispaniola.

Immerse yourself in an evening of super sleuthing with an interactive dining experience which includes a 3 course dinner with tea and coffee and half a bottle of wine. Can you assist Sherlock Holmes in solving the mystery?

​Tickets from £49 per person


New Year's Eve 2020 - Early Bird tickets Coming Soon!

Welcome in the New Year with sophistication and style on the ultimate party boats.

After enjoying fine dining, drinks and live entertainment, you'll be in sight of London's spectacular fireworks display on the banks of the Thames. Our cruises range from full-on dinners to speedboat rides and more.

Early bird tickets for New Year's Eve 2020 will be available to book online soon. 


Tina Turner Tribute Dinner

Tina Turner tribute artist Julie Nevada gives a stunning performance in a stunning venue such as the R.S. Hispaniola.

Join us for a truly spectacular evening and enjoy a dinner with a difference. The R.S. Hispaniola will stage a 3-course dining evening with live Tina Turner tribute performance.

Tickets from £55 per person. Over 18 only.  


Christmas Cruises 2020

We will start the seasonal fun around the beginning of December and continue on Christmas Day itself.

Whether you’re colleagues or friends on a party night out, a family with children, or looking for something original to do on the big day, we have something for you. Stunning views and the magic of the river will make your day or night out in the Christmas season a truly memorable experience.

Other City Cruises dining experiences


A traditional tea – on the River Thames.

Afternoon tea

SHOWBOAT Dinner Cruise

3h cruise, 4 course meal, half a bottle of wine, welcome drink...