Bateaux Afternoon Tea Cruise and The View from the Shard for Two
Soak up London in all its glory with this fantastic sightseeing package for two complete with a traditional afternoon tea. Head up to the highest viewing platform in London and see the city like never before. Enjoy a glorious 360-degree panorama with breath-taking views stretching out for up to 40-miles. From The Gherkin to the Coca-Cola London Eye and Tower Bridge, the list of landmarks you’ll see is endless. Afterwards, head over to Embankment Pier for a peaceful cruise along the iconic River Thames on a Bateaux vessel complete with a traditional afternoon tea.
- Tickets for The View from The Shard for two
- Enjoy a Bateaux Thames river cruise for two
- Delight in a traditional afternoon tea
- These experiences can be taken on the same day or different days
- Availability Description
The View from The Shard is available week round, year round. Exclusion periods apply on the 25th December and 1st January. Opening times may vary depending on any special events taking place so please check before you visit. Bateaux river cruises operate Wednesdays and Saturdays in April, May and October, Wednesday, Friday & Saturday in June and Wednesdays and Saturdays from July–September, Saturdays only during November to December. Additional days may be made available depending on demand.
- Participant Guidelines
Minimum age is 4 years for The View from The Shard. The Bateaux cruise is not suitable for children under 5 years old.
The View for The Shard opening hours are typically Sunday-Wednesday 10am-7pm and Thursday-Saturday 10am-10pm, with last entry an hour before closing, but please check the Shard's website before your visit. Boarding begins at 3.30pm with departure from Embankment Pier at 3.30pm. It is recommended that you arrive at 3pm to collect boarding passes from reception. During the cruise, your afternoon tea will be served before you return to Embankment Pier at 4.45pm and disembark.
- Dress Code
Smart casual dress is acceptable for the Bateaux cruise.
- Other Info
For The View from The Shard, please note that weekends/peak times can be very busy and you may be required to queue. Please allow extra time for this experience to avoid disappointment. For The View from The Shard, once purchased, this voucher is non-refundable and non-transferable. Please book in advance to avoid disappointment and please mention any dietary requirements at point of booking.