City Cruises - Afternoon Tea  Tickets

About City Cruises - Afternoon Tea

Afternoon Tea whilst cruising along the Thames, what a civilised way to pass the afternoon. Why not gather a group of like-minded friends to enjoy a gentle cruise with a little cake? If the mood takes you, why not treat yourself to a glass of bubbly?

Perfect for relaxing after a little light shopping or just the journey up town.

Dress code: Smart casual

Your ticket includes

  • A selection of sandwiches, traditional cakes, pastries, scones with clotted cream and jam.
  • As much tea and coffee as you want
  • Live commentary

Operating hours

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

Important Information

You should arrive at least 15 minutes before departure time. If you are buying tickets at the ticket office, please allow some more time.

All our boats have inside seating and are fully heated

All our boats offer open space areas with great views. Many have upper open decks offering an elevated view

Safety information

Any transactions made on board the vessels must be paid by contactless payment if possible.

Currently UK Government advice does not require face masks to travel onboard the boats – however please do check the website for latest updates.

Capacity has been reduced onboard all vessels to ensure social distancing measures are implemented.

Please make sure that you are well enough to travel, if you or any member of your party is displaying any symptoms of COVID-19 you will be unable to board the vessel.

Enhanced cleaning measures have been introduced on all vessels, frequently cleaning all touch points including door handles, handrails, tables and seating.

Hand sanitizer stations have been installed at the entrance to all vessels for passengers to use prior to boarding.

Disabled information

There are a maximum two spaces per boat available. We ask you to contact the reservations team to discuss which boat is the best for you.

Pick-Up Point

Boarding time: Tower Pier from 3:15pm. Recommended to arrive at least 20 minutes prior to boarding time.

Vouchers to be exchanged at Tower Pier for embarkation