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Afternoon Tea on the Thames
Total Price £35.00

Afternoon Tea on the Thames

Thames, London
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Rated Based On 3 Reviews
    • A classic afternoon tea on the Thames
    • A selection of sandwiches, pastries and more..
    • Live entertainment as you cruise along the Thames
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Total Price £35.00
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Classic Afternoon Tea Cruise £35.00
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What's Included

• One and a quarter hour cruise
• A selection of sandwiches, pastries and cakes
• Unparallelled views of London
• An assortment of teas
• Live entertainment from a solo pianist
• Extensive beverage menu

What Can I Expect

Enjoy a floating afternoon tea on the Thames! We can’t think of a more novel or refined way to combine sightseeing with a myriad of pastries, cakes and sandwiches - all with the background accompaniment of a solo pianist tinkling the ivories.

Afternoon tea is a long-established tradition and a river journey down the Thames turns it from a simple lounge snack into an eye-opening heritage experience, offering a unique panoramic viewpoint for the key features of the capital’s ever-expanding skyline. To make this a truly special venture, you’ll be served at your table with a delectable assortment of fresh sandwiches, scones and sweet nibbles to sample as you glide along the river.

Bateaux London's skilled onboard chefs will prepare such gourmet delights as strawberry tarts, Battenberg, chocolate truffle tortes and coffee cream éclairs, whilst on the savoury side, the handmade sandwiches have the crusts cut off for that ultimate ‘finger food’ afternoon tea experience. There is also an array of teas available, so you can opt for the tried and tested Earl Grey, Afternoon and Darjeeling types, or pick something a little more adventurous!

Afternoon tea taken on the Thames just wouldn’t be complete without that epitome of sophistication, a pianist. Throughout your trip, you’ll be wrapped in the sweet harmonies of classical piano tunes as you drift along the waters of London’s historical lifeblood, taking you on a cruise past some of the city’s best known buildings and locations, such as the Globe Theatre, the Tower of London, the Royal Observatory and the Cutty Sark, as well as passing under several key bridges

With all this afternoon tea on the Thames tastiness going on, you might have trouble tearing your eyes away from the gorgeously gourmand platter to look out of the boat's panoramic windows, but make sure you do, as you'll see all the famous sights, with a nice cup of tea in hand. What could be better than that!

For those who prefer experiences on dry land, a wide range of gift ideas are available by going to our main gifts section.

Availability

• April, May and October - Wednesday and Saturday
• June and September - Wednesday, Friday and Saturday
• July and August - Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 
• November and December - Selected Saturdays
• Cruises usually board at 15.15 and return at 16.45

Suitable For

• A smart casual dress code is required
• Children under the age of 3 are not permitted
• Pushchairs are not permitted onboard
• There is a no smoking policy onboard for the duration of the cruise, with the exception of the outside deck

Spectators

Anything Else I Need To Know?

Location

• Embankment Pier, opposite Embankment Underground Station

What's on the menu?

Sample Menu

Selection of Afternoon Tea Sandwiches
Smoked Salmon, lemon and cracked black pepper
Wiltshire Ham and English Mustard
Egg Mayonnaise and Cress
Sussex Charmer and Spiced Chutney 

Lemon Meringue Pie
Dark Chocolate with Marshmallow
Carrot Cake

Plain and Sultana Scones with Cornish Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve

Fartraide Coffee and Tea


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  • Delivery Options
    Delivery Type Delivery Time Price
    Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
    Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
    Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
    European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
    Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
    Evoucher Instantaneous Free

    All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

    * 93% delivered next working day

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  • Valid For 12 Months
Delivery Type Delivery Time Price
Standard Delivery Estimated 2-3 days - Most delivered next working day* £1.95
Weekly Special Delivery Guaranteed next working day £7.50
Saturday Special Delivery Saturdays Only £11.70
European Delivery 3 - 5 working days £4.50
Rest of World Delivery 5 - 7 working days £6.50
Evoucher Instantaneous Free

All orders places before 4pm will be dispatched the same working day

* 93% delivered next working day

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4.73
3 reviews, 4.7/5 average rating.
Afternoon Tea on the Thames
5.0
By
Review posted about 2 years ago
Very well organised. Enjoyed every minute. Memorable and very pleasurable experience.
Yes, I recommend this product.

Afternoon Tea on the Thames
5.0
By
Review posted about 3 years ago
Thank you,we both had a brilliant day,will be coming again.
Yes, I recommend this product.


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