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Address: Westminster Pier | Victoria Embankment, London SW1A 2JH, England
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+44 20 7740 0400
10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London...

Frequent sightseeing cruises on the River Thames through central London from and to Westminster, London Eye, Tower of London and Greenwich piers on modern, wheelchair-friendly boats. Commentary provided, refreshments and toilets available. One-way, return and all-day, hop-on/hop-off tickets available for adults and children, with special value family tickets for two adults and up to 3 children travelling together. Cruises operate every day of the year (except Christmas Day 25th December) from about 10am until 5-6pm with evening cruises in summer.

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2 course lunch river cruise

Wonderful Christmas present from my partner. It was a quick and relaxing way of seeing the sights in London with a glass of wine in your hand! The food was lovely, however there... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
Cardiff, United Kingdom
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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Wonderful Christmas present from my partner. It was a quick and relaxing way of seeing the sights in London with a glass of wine in your hand! The food was lovely, however there is no choice. We had chicken in mushroom sauce with veg, which was nice but it was lucky that me and partner both liked that kind of... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Weren't best pleased with our cruise :( boat left late , it was so cold on board the air con was set to cold :( so a lot of people sat with coats on !! then turned at canary wharf :( travelled back really slow the canapés weren't giving out very generously , till we arrived back nearly :/ won't... More 

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Leicester, England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I was giving a voucher for the city cruise afternoon tea on the Thames so I don't know how much it normally costs. Whilst the cruise itself is lovely as we always enjoy traveling along the river and seeing the sights the actual afternoon tea isn't great. I don't think you get enough selection of cakes and pastries. Originally we... More 

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Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We booked the lunchtime river cruise as a surprise for our friends 50th bithday's. We really couldn't ask for better service, from the minute we boarded to to time we disembarked was truely wonderful. The food was amazing, piping hot & very well presented. We would highly recommend this trip.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is about the 3rd or 4th time we have been with City Cruises and they did not disappoint. Very good value for money and excellent live commentary.

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Me and my wife visited London for a break last weekend. We stayed in South Kensington, so we weren't too far from anywhere we wanted to go. I had bought a City Cruise Experience from buy a gift for my wife for Christmas. As we have been 2 times before we knew exactly what to expect. Booking was very quick,... More 

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Devon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great value for money with their £10 online deal. Comfortable boat with reasonably priced drinks and snacks. Excellent live commentary. Would recommend.

Thank katlcg
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked a city cruise with lunch. Boat was great. Very friendly crew. Food and service outstanding. Some people were complaining about the food but it was excellent. Had such a delightful time seeing sights on the Thames we had never seen before. Definitely would recommend and will be doing again sometime.

Thank FayeBG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Throughly enjoyed the cruise with my partner,set off on time ,excellant saxophonist ,canapies and the Pima went down a treat,staff were brilliant.Was great looking at all the sights from the Thames ,will rebook for the summer to see it all in daylight

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked the city cruise plus the London eye package. So glad we did. We've had the best day. The boat was spotlessly clean and very well managed. The commentary was amazing. Such lovely staff. Will definitely book this again.

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