Ring in the New Year with a Thames river cruise

Thursday, 23 December 2010 3:03 PM

Celebrate the arrival of 2011 in style on a London mini-break, with dinner and dancing as part of your river Thames boat cruise. City Cruises still has availability on its five-hour dinner cruise, which offers great views of the Southbank fireworks.

Enjoy a welcome drink as soon as you step on board, before your boat departs for Greenwich, via Tower Bridge. Guests will enjoy a five course meal with wine and champagne to help you toast the arrival of the New Year.

Prices start at £225 per person for the full five-course dinner, or choose the less formal buffet dinner option for £150 each.

City Cruises also offers an evening on the Restaurant Ship Hispaniola, which is hosting a special New Year's Eve Dinner and Dance. 

he ship, which is permanently moored in London, opposite the London Eye, will offer some of the best views in London as you welcome 2011 with a glass of champagne. 

Live entertainment and a disco will also be provided. The price of £210 per person also includes half a bottle of wine with your four-course meal.

For more information, visit: www.citycruises.com or www.hispaniola.co.uk
 

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