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
Braised leek tart tartin with sun-blushed tomatoes
Wild mushroom risotto, chervil, spiced squash and asparagus with a Parmesan biscuit
Christmas Veggie two
Spiced butternut squash garnished with beetroot, parsnips and crème Fraiche
Christmas Veggie three
Hoi sin roasted vegetables on a tofu noodle salad
Wild mushroom and beetroot risotto with edamame beans
(Seating now limited to six guests per table – See above)
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.
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