Before you Go

Enjoy this 1 hour 30 minute afternoon tea cruise on the river Thames with a selection of sandwiches, scones with cream and jam, mini pastries, unlimited tea and coffee and commentary on selected sights. Departs from Tower Pier, a short walk from the Tower of London.


  • Enjoy a traditional afternoon tea on the River Thames


  • Selection of sandwiches
  • Scones with cream and jam
  • Mini Pastries
  • Unlimited tea and coffee


Sights to be seen include the Tower of London, Tower Bridge, London Eye, Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, City Hall, Country Hall, St. Paul’s Cathedral, The Shard, London Bridge, HMS Belfast, Golden Hinde, OXO Tower, Tate Modern, RAF Memorial, Monument, Cleopatra’s Needle, London Television Centre, and the National Theatre.

Dedicated seating is provided with full waiter service throughout from the friendly and experienced on-board team, with licensed bar available.

Afternoon tea is served in a heated lower salon with panoramic views, with an open-air upper deck available for great views of the city and those once in a life time photo opportunities.

Vegetarian and gluten free options are available upon request, and most dietary requirements can be catered for.

Before you Go

  • Children under 2 travel free of charge

  • The cruise departs daily from Tower Pier

  • The boat leaves at 15.30 (boarding at 15.15) from Tower Pier and returns to Tower pier at 17.00

  • No unaccompanied children

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users who are unable to move to fixed seating

  • Rates are subject to change depending on peak and off peak days

  • Dietary requirements: for gluten-free, vegetarian or special dietary requirement's, please give give at least 72 hours’ notice. For any special dietary requirements please contact our offices


Cancellation Policy

All sales are final: tickets cannot be exchanged or money refunded by City Sightseeing.

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City Cruises
Unit 6, 1 Mill Street, Scott’s Sufferance Wharf
SE1 2DF, London, United Kingdom