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Address: Westminster Pier, London SW1A 2JH, England
Phone Number: +44 (0) 20 7930 2062
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Showboat Dinner Cruise

Excellent. We were greeted by a very friendly and helpful staff and a glass of sparkling wine. The tables were already laid out with our first course and our drinks order was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Excellent. We were greeted by a very friendly and helpful staff and a glass of sparkling wine. The tables were already laid out with our first course and our drinks order was taken as soon as we had taken our seat. The food was excellent and the service really good, friendly and so well organised. The music was really good... More 

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Dundalk, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

Really good value for money-the best way to get from Greenwich to the London Eye. Use travel card to get discount on boat. 1 adult & 3 kids only £11 for a 45 minute trip.

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

It was okay, but nothing special. Hard to see out of the dirty windows. However, it's an experience to see the Thames. If you buy the tickets on the stop and go buses, they usually include a river cruise.

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El Cajon, United States
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55 reviews 55 reviews
26 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Don't recall the exact name of the cruise company, but the cruise on the River Thames was terrific. It was a view of London from the water and well worth the price of tickets. If one is using a London Pass Card, the tour is included in the price. Highly recommend taking a cruise on the River Thames.

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The ride was like a slower version of the thames clipper river boat, but not in a bad way. It makes you take a moment and reflect life and when you come back to reality you are confronted with London from its most flattering angle. Special shout to Tony Singh who was very welcoming and a flash of humanity at... More 

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I am so very glad that we booked the London Rose for our New Years Eve 2014/2015! It has been something my husband & I have always wanted to do, be in the Capital for New Years and to watch the world class fireworks at first hand! Ok, the actual finding the pier & boat was absolutely mental! We thought... More 

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New York. New York
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

The cruise was advertised as a great way to see the fireworks.we saw nothing.the food was mediocre and we had to eat it from our laps since there were not enough tables.it was a special gift from my daughter to us and it was nothing but a tourist trap scam.they should be ashamed of themselves.Do NOT book this cruise.you may... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015 via mobile

We went on the party boat for new years eve 2014. Firstly it is an impressive boat and we enjoyed that it was not too busy so could actually move around the boat. The atmosphere at the start was a little lacking, there was not even any music. The band were actually really good so having a dance was enjoyable.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I booked this cruise since I wanted to do something special for NY and I wanted to see the NYE fireworks from the best position ever, you would just burn 320£ for nothing. The boat was moored at the far end of the Westminster (it could have been in a better position) where I could barely see the london eye... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

I decided to give the boat a try for a visit to Kew Gardens last summer. The thought of being on the river and see London from a different perspective was quite appealing. And the fact that you get a discount if you have one of the TFL Travelcard was an added incentive What I liked: Friendly staff, decent commentary,... More 

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Staying in Westminster

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Westminster
If you only had an afternoon to experience London on a grand scale, Westminster would be a wise place to start. The ornate Houses of Parliament and Westminster Abbey sit adjacent at a corner of Parliament Square, and a short stroll along The Mall leads to Buckingham Palace. Trafalgar Square and Nelson's Column are just up the road as well. As captivating as the architecture is, the wonders of Mother Nature are highlights of the area too. St James's Park (arguably London's loveliest), the expansive Green Park, and pedestrian friendly tree lined paths along the river showcase the exquisite manicure provided by English gardeners. Just beyond the landmarks and the gorgeous outdoor spaces, quiet residential squares and age old local pubs offer a more subdued take on this global seat of power in the heart of London.
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