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Board your craft at Tower Pier and sit back as panoramic views of one of the world’s great shorelines drift past. See the Tower of London, the 95-story Shard, Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre, and the mighty London Eye. Cast your eye over the tourists on the South Bank, and capture shots of the Houses of Parliament and iconic Big Ben before you turn around.

Tuck into your sumptuous lunch which includes an entrée and dessert with coffee and tea—feel free to purchase wine, beer, or other beverages from the licensed onboard bar. Stroll the outside deck as your cruise returns to base.

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A Thames River sightseeing cruise is a must when visiting London. With a delicious two-course lunch included and a licensed bar on board, this is one where you can really relax, sit back, and watch the world go by. See the London Eye, the Tower of London, Big Ben, and so much more as you cruise from Tower Pier to Westminster and back again.

  • Cruise through London on a round trip between Tower Pier and Westminster
  • See top London attractions including Big Ben, the London Eye, and the Shard
  • Savor a delicious two-course lunch—vegetarian options available
  • Choose to purchase drinks at the licensed onboard bar, if you wish
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Brilliant time!

My 2 daughters & I went on a river cruise with 2 course lunch. The whole experience was excellent, the staff were lovely, the food was great and the weather was fantastic! I would highly recommend City Cruises if you’re visiting London.

Thank louiserobinson406
Reviewed 1 week ago
Messing about on the River!

Went on this Lunchtime cruise on 3 August 2018 with my partner, his 80 year old mother and two children. We only just made it having been caught in traffic and were last to board but were made to feel welcome and were shown to...More

Thank ChrisJRP
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Lunch River Cruise

I went on this lunch river cruise on Saturday 28th July with my family in my memory of my Nan, after we went on it with her 3 years ago. The service and food this time was first class like it was 3 years ago....More

Thank dan_08
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Lovely anniversary lunch

Took this Thames cruise trip for our anniversary and it was lovely. The food and service were very good and the boat was air conditioned and roomy. Was able to sit outside after the food was served. Would recommend booking in advance

Thank sandra f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Worth the money

We had a virgin experience voucher for Christmas and booked this cruise. It was a very hot day. We were shown to our table and were with a couple from America. We set off at 11.45 and very soon after lunch was served. It was...More

Thank Debbi S
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We are looking for 1 day UP the river cruise not down, done all of that with lunch please Thank you. I have been 2 hours trying to book this, but no Tel Nio from you
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24 July 2018|
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Response from Marjie R | Reviewed this property |
Seemed to be plenty of room. I am sure they would help. Why not store your suitcases at the train station or ask for them to be kept at your hotel until you leave for home?
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