Christmas Day Traditional Lunch Cruise on the River Thames

Activity code: 37C

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Duration Approx. 3 hour 15 minutes
Departure Point Westminster Pier
Boarding Time 11:30 AM


  • 3 Hour 15 Minutes River Thames Cruise on Christmas Day
  • See London Attractions From the Beautifully Decorated Boat
  • 4 Course Christmas Lunch
  • Tea and Coffee 
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine
  • Festive Music and Carols


Feel the magic in the air during a Christmas Day lunch cruise with City Cruises! Do something a little different this Christmas Day and sail down the River Thames during an enchanting 3 hour 15 minute cruise.

You will board the Thames Cruiser and enjoy a Welcome glass of sparkling wine to kick off your Christmas Day lunch cruise in London. The modern sightseeing boat features a roomy, open-air deck and large glass windows for city sightseeing at its most spectacular! The interior will be splendidly decorated for this special day. Take your seat at the reserved table and get ready for your festive Christmas Day lunch to begin! You’ll be served four delicious courses comprised of traditional Christmas fare, followed by tea and coffee with mini mince pies to complete the feast.

Some top London sights will drift past as you savour your Christmas lunch and relax in the scenic surroundings. Once the cruise has finished, the boat will return to Westminster Pier and deliver you safely back on dry land to enjoy the remainder of your Christmas Day in London.

Click here for sample Christmas lunch menu 

The cruise will finish at Westminster Pier at approximately 3:15pm where you will be dropped off.

All guests will be served a non-vegetarian meal,  vegetarian meals are no longer available.

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Additional Information

What's Included in the tour

  • 3 hour 15 minute Christmas Day River Thames Cruise
  • Welcome glass of sparkling wine
  • 4 course festive lunch
  • Tea and coffee
  • Music and carols

What's Excluded in the tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pick up and drop off
Please Note:
  • 100% cancellation charges apply to this tour - once booked it cannot be cancelled
  • We cannot guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts.
  • Please note the vegetarian menu MUST be pre-ordered before the day of sailing.
  • Gluten free meals are available with 72 hours advance notice.
  • We are unable to take vegetarian menu orders. Fresh fruit salad dessert is available on request.
  • For any special dietary requirements please call our Reservations Team on + 44 (0)20 77 400 400
  • If a child aged between 0-4 would like to have a seat, child rate will be charged.
  • The dress code is festive! Smart casual only please (no jeans or trainers).
  • Transfers to and from the venue are not included.
Golden Tours act as an official agent for these activities, as such you are subject to the terms and conditions of the supplier.

Date of Departure: Saturday 25 December 2021

Departure Point: Westminster Pier 12:00pm (boarding at 11:30am)

Return Point
: Westminster Pier at 3:15pm