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The River Thames, London’s most famous river, is a silent witness to the city’s colorful past and present. Smoothing through southern England with its lower reaches flowing through central London, it has become a major highway for international trade, an inspiration for artists and a place for hiding dark secrets. A cruise down the river, gliding past some of London’s most spectacular landmarks and your favorite show tunes playing in the background, will guarantee a spectacular night you’ll forever remember.
There is no finer way to see London at night than from the river. The London Showboat offers a perfect combination of food and entertainment for an unforgettable evening. This hugely entertaining journey starts in Westminster pier to the Thames barrier and back, concluding the London Showboat cabaret cruise.
Guests will be welcomed aboard with a glass of sparkling wine in the lounge saloon. Following this, a sumptuous four-course meal, with a choice of a half bottle of red or white wine included. During the cruise, a live singer will fill the night with a performance of varied repertoire. The Thames Barrier marks the start of the live performance with songs from London’s famous West End musicals such as Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, Mama Mia, Chicago and many more. After the cabaret, guests will have the opportunity to dance all the way back to Westminster to the strains of popular songs from the last four decades.
Starting in Westminster, the London Showboat will pass through illuminated London landmarks like the historic buildings of St Paul’s Cathedral and the Houses of Parliament; pass under the iconic Millennium Bridge and Tower Bridge, and see the more recent iconic constructions of Canary Wharf, the O2 Arena, the Thames Barrier, the South Bank’s fairy lights, and the Merlin Entertainments London Eye.
River cruises are one of the most popular London Sightseeing tours with its different perspective of the city. The sights of London at night have to be seen to be believed and the London Showboat is the perfect way to do it. Boarding for the cruise is at 7:30pm in Westminster Pier and will take an approximately three-and-a-half hour.
So book your tickets now for a fantastic evening aboard the London Showboat for great views of the glittering lights of London’s famous landmarks and so much more!