About Premier Afternoon Tea Cruise with Bateaux

Take to the waters on Bateaux’s Premier Afternoon Tea Cruise for a view of London unlike anything you’ve seen before! Leave the city and its worries behind you as you embark on a luxury cruise along the River Thames for an afternoon treat. This decadent voyage offers unrivalled views of the city from the river as you enjoy an afternoon tea of sandwiches, pastries, scones, a wide selection of teas and a glass of bubbly to give your trip that extra fizz! Enjoy views of the Houses of Parliament, the Coca-Cola London Eye, St Paul’s Cathedral and the Tower of London, all as a solo pianist serenades you with music to complement the views and the food.


Afternoon Tea Menu

Glass of Champagne


Selection of Sandwiches

Smoked Salmon, Cream Cheese and Horseradish

Cheddar Cheese and Cucumber

Ham and Mustard Mayonnaise


Selection of Pastries and Scones

Lemon Meringue Tart


Carrot Cake

Lemon and Blackcurrant Cake

Chocolate Cream Éclairs

Scones with Strawberry Preserve and Cornish Clotted Cream


Selection of Teas or Fairtrade Coffee

Disabled access: Available to the vessels however toilets are accessible via stairs only!

Smoking: Please note that in line with British law smoking is not permitted inside the vessel. Smoking is allowed on the outside decks.

The cruise departs promptly and on schedule therefore please allow plenty of time prior to departure time for arrival as a 100% no show charge applies.

The actual cruise route may vary depending on the tides however will always incorporate Central London between Embankment and Tower Bridge.

Important Information

Bateaux London refuses the right to substitute your allocated vessel with other vessels if deemed necessary.

Tables are not allocated at the time of if you do have specific table requests please mention it at the time of booking and every effort will be made to accommodate, depending on other bookings.

Each booking will be allocated their own individual table.

No pets are allowed on board with the exception of Guide Dogs.

Bateaux London welcomes people with disabilities on board all cruises. They request that anyone wishing to make a booking or enquiry inform them of any special needs or disabilities at the time of booking in order for them to meet any personal requirements.

Step Free access is offered from Embankment Pier onto all of their vessels. Guests with mobility issues may be accommodated at easily accessible tables and additional space may be provided for seeing eye and hearing dogs.

In order to gain entry you must present a printed copy of your voucher.

Voucher Exchange Information

Please take your voucher/confirmation to the Bateaux London Reception at Embankment Pier along with photo ID and credit card used for purchase for your boarding pass. Dress Code is smart to formal; no denim or sportswear; jacket and tie is encouraged for gentlemen. Please note that Bateaux London reserves the right to refuse admission on the basis of inappropriate attire. No refunds can be made on such occurrences. The cruise departs promptly and on schedule therefore please allow plenty of time prior to departure for arrival as a 100% no show charge applies.

How do I get there?

Departs from Embankment Pier Victoria Embankment, London WC2N 6NU
  • Nearest Bus stop:
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  • Nearest Tube: Circle, District and Northern
  • Directions:

    Exit the station on to Victoria Embankment, turn left and the pier is on the opposite side of the road after about 50 metres.

  • Nearest Station: Charing Cross