Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea
Come and experience an afternoon tea with a difference on-board our unique Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea Boat. The vintage, private motor yacht with uniformed captain cruises down the River Thames, taking in some of London’s best culture, landmarks and history. Our fabulous afternoon tea is served on-board with an array of tasty, homemade sandwiches and delicious cakes, scones and pastries.

Our Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea experience is available on the below dates for individual and small group bookings. An ideal afternoon out for special occasions, family get-togethers or just fabulous treat for a loved one.  The open upper deck, on our Elizabethan Boat, allows our guests to enjoy the breath-taking views of London with a glass of bubbly in hand, before sitting down for our exquisite B Bakery River Thames Afternoon Tea downstairs in the restaurant. The service onboard is impeccable, with fully trained uniformed staff that will make everyone feel at home from the moment they step aboard.

2020 TOURS

Sunday 12 & 26 July

Sunday 16 & 30 August

Wednesday 16th September
Mayflower 400th Anniversary


£75 per person
£65 for 4-11 years
£30 for 0-3 years



All tours depart from Butlers Wharf

Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea Boat Party


Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea Boat Tour Route

So, if you’re looking for afternoon tea on a boat, you’ve come to the right place! B Bakery offers city cruises with a difference. The sightseeing tour departs at 2 pm from Butler’s Wharf Pier and lasts approximately three hours returning to Butler’s Wharf. The only river Thames afternoon tea cruise of its kind, our limited dates often sell out, so book yours in advance to not miss out.

If you would like to book your place on our river Thames afternoon tea cruise for one of the above dates, please fill out the form below and we will contact you for payment. You may be sharing a table depending on your group size. Alternatively, call us on 020 3026 1188. Please Note: Dates are subject to change.

The Elizabethan and Edwardian boats can be hired privately for corporate or private events, more details are available below the booking form on this page or in our private hire section under Thames Boat Party.

Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea Boat Tour


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Private Hire – Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea

Our Boats are available for private hire, with both daytime and evening time tours possible. They are ideal for large corporate events and family celebrations, however, we can also cater for smaller groups. Our standard London sightseeing tour lasts approximately two and a half hours, departing from and returning to Eagle Wharf (near Tower Bridge) and sailing to Big Ben and the Houses of Parliament – with all the glorious sights in between. Our boat tours can be tailored specifically to your requirements – should you wish to depart from Westminster Pier and sail to Hampton Court, or extend the boat tour to five hours – it is all possible. Please contact us with your requirements and we would be happy to advise.

There are two boat options:

The Edwardian Boat: up to 50 people, with a stunning open deck terrace.
The Elizabethan Boat: up to 120 people, with dance floor and an open sky roof.

Enjoy our award winning B Afternoon Tea and set the atmosphere with flowers, decorations and entertainment to really bring your event to life.

Daytime departures: from 10 am to 2.30pm
Evening departures: from 6.30pm onwards

Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea Boat Tour - Edwardian Boat

Edwardian Boat

Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea Boat Tour – Elizabethan Boat

Elizabethan Boat


We do not offer live or recorded guide commentary on our Thames Cruise Afternoon Tea Tours… Just delicious afternoon tea & friendly servers who can answer your questions! We have a 2-wk cancellation policy: £10 per person fee. 

We offer traditional, gluten-free*, vegan, vegetarian and halal afternoon teas. Vegan and gluten free teas are £3 extra. Unfortunately, we are not peanut or nut-free. * May contain traces. Any allergies must be emailed and confirmed by management at info@b-bakery.comAllergens must not be written in Special Requests. Thank you for your understanding.


T: 020 3026 1188