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This year we’ll be hosting Christmas dinner on the Thames every Thursday evening (18:00-22:00) and Friday Christmas lunch (12:30pm-3:30pm) in December until the week before Christmas Day itself. That means six opportunities to join us aboard a London Party Boats river cruise. Taking in the sights and sounds of the city at Christmas, it makes for an unforgettable end-of-year do. And there’s also a fully stocked bar on board. With the London Party Boats’ resident DJ, you can expect a fun-packed Christmas celebration.

Christmas on the Thames

Dining options include starter, main course, dessert, coffee, mini mince pies and petit fours. All options can include gluten-free, dairy-free, vegan, vegetarian and halal special options.

Christmas Menu one

Potted Scottish smoked salmon with lemon-scented baby potatoes with micro herb salad

Corn-fed guinea fowl supreme, braised savoy cabbage French beans Asian spiced carrot
Lyonnaise potatoes wild mushrooms champagne sauce

Chocolate and raspberry Mogador with berry coulis

Christmas Menu two

Ardennes pate with caramelised red onion marmalade, crispy shards of sourdough and micro herb salad

Roast Norfolk bronze turkey with cranberry thyme stuffing
Buttery fondant potatoes, parsnips, confit heritage carrots, Brussels sprouts, red wine and red-currant sauce

Baileys raspberry crème Brulee

Christmas Menu three

Crispy aromatic duck, spring onions and hoisin sauce in a filo basket with sweet chilli

Slow-braised lamb rump, port-red-currant mint jus
Dauphinoise potatoes, red cabbage marmalade, minted peas

New York Cheesecake, berry compote, fresh strawberries, chocolate straws

Christmas Vegetarian Menus

Christmas Veggie one

Starter
Braised leek tart tartin with sun-blushed tomatoes

Main
Wild mushroom risotto, chervil, spiced squash and asparagus with a Parmesan biscuit

Christmas Veggie two

Starter
Spiced butternut squash garnished with beetroot, parsnips and crème Fraiche

Main
Vegetable Wellington

Christmas Veggie three

Starter
Hoi sin roasted vegetables on a tofu noodle salad

Main
Wild mushroom and beetroot risotto with edamame beans

Christmas dinner 2020 in London


Christmas dinner on the thames(Seating now limited to six guests per table – See above)

Christmas celebration

Christmas – Covid specifications

As for Covid, rest assured. Both Smith’s and LPB are fully Covid-secure. Specifically, we’re keeping tables to maximums of six guests each, appropriately spaced, and maintaining Test and Trace measures. And all these measures are in addition to our standard Covid safety practices of: pod working; health declarations; frequent deep cleaning; and a ‘Covid Champion’ responsible for hourly checks.

Learn more about COVID guidelines aboard the LPB. Or fill out the form below to book your Christmas dinner in London 2020.

Christmas Celebration include

Lunch Time: 12:30-15:30
Dinner Time: 18:00-22:00
Boarding begins at least 15 minutes before the departure time.

Location: Festival Pier.

  • Experience the sights and sounds of London’s most iconic landmarks
  • Choice of Christmas Menu
  • Reserved table for the entire cruise to maintain social distancing guidelines
  • Our resident DJ will play a mix of Commercial and Chart, to RnB, Old Skool Garage, 80’s/90s/00s and Club Classics.
  • Glass retractable roof for open-top cruising (operation is dependent on weather conditions)
  • Fully stocked bars on board for orders of additional fizz, wine, beer and soft drinks.

Dietary requirements

Any dietary requirements (GF, DF, vegan and vegetarian) need to be sent 7 days prior to the events.

Please confirm the meal choice for each passenger by using the comments box at the checkout stage. Meal choices are meat, vegetarian or vegan. Please display as follows e.g. (1x Meat, 2x Vegetarian).

Test and Trace Update

There is a new legal requirement for all venues to display an official NHS QR code poster and to ask customers to check in on arrival. This must be completed through the NHS COVID-19 app.

In order to speed up the boarding and check-in process, please download the app prior to your arrival at the pier.

You can download the app using the links below…

Download on the App Store – HERE

Get it on Google Play – HERE

On arrival to the pier, we will issue you with the QR code to complete your check-in. Once you have checked in using the code you will receive a verification message on your phone which you will need to show to boarding staff to gain entry on to the vessel. Please note, that without this verification code you will be refused entry and no refund will be given.

For more information, please see the NHS website using this link

Christmas enquiry

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