Thames restaurant cruise company, Bateaux London, at Embankment Pier, Victoria Embankment, has been awarded a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence 2016, and not for the first time. 

Its rating has risen to 4.5 stars. 

Throughout the year, Harmony – which has the largest open viewing deck on the Thames – and glass-sided Symphony, treat guests to lunch, dinner and afternoon tea cruises, with on board catering from Bateaux London’s team of chefs. 

Among the comments made by customers were: “We had a wonderful time, the staff were so welcoming and really looked after us and the food was excellent.” 

Ian Bullivant, from Grimsby, said: “If you are going to visit London, please, please, put Bateaux on the top of your must list. I guarantee you will not regret it. On behalf of my wife and I, many, many, thanks Bateaux cruises.” 

The various cruises provide a range of entertainment, from on-board sightseeing commentaries to live music and the chance to enjoy unrivalled views of sights such as The Cutty Sark, the New Globe Theatre, The Shard and St Paul’s Cathedral. On Sundays, those on-board can enjoy lunch along with live entertainment from an easy-listening jazz band. 

Prices start at £32 per adult for an Afternoon Tea on the River and a flight on the London Eye can be incorporated into any cruise for an additional charge.