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Capital Pleasure Boats provide bespoke boat hire on London's River Thames. Suitable for birthdays, office parties, club nights, private sightseeing groups and much more for 40 to 240 people. We can depart from any pier from Putney to Greenwich.
Temple Pier Victoria Embankment | Victoria Embankment, London WC2R 2PN, England
City of London
+44 1689 898959
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Reviewed yesterday

My partner and I decided to get married on the Golden Jubilee in September 2018. We organised the ceremony, the catering and the party on the boat. Pick up in Greenwich and drop off in North Greenwich. The team has been amazing from start to...More

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Reviewed 10 September 2018

Working with Capital Pleasure Boats was incredible! Faye was so easy to work with, always responded quickly, and made sure everything was as requested. The boat cruise itself was exactly as described with an amazing crew. We did karaoke on board and they kept the...More

Thank Anna Z
FayeD268, Events Organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 12 September 2018

Hi Anna, Thank you so much for your kind words, I'm so glad to hear you had a great time! It was a pleasure to work with you to organise this function. Myself and the team at CPBS look forward to welcoming you on board...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018

We booked CPBS for a "End of Summer" party for our associates. They were AMAZING! From pre-event planning with Faye and the team - they were so patient with us as we had a few last minute changes and they handled it all with class...More

Thank Jemma W
Faye D, Event Organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 5 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words Jemma. I'm so glad you had a fabulous evening and I look forward to welcoming you back on board in the future. Thanks, Faye

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

Went up the river on the Ska cruise. A very pleasant way to spend an evening. Good music,reasonable prices and great views.

Thank RogTex
Nina N, Owner at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave a review, so glad that you enjoyed the cruise and the great views of all London has to offer and hope to welcome you back onboard again soon.

Reviewed 5 July 2018 via mobile

We recently organised a networking event for past students on the Golden Star River Cruise boat. The staff were amazing. The food was great. Everyone had a brilliant time. Nothing was too much trouble and we enjoyed a fabulous boat trip up and down the...More

Thank dandamoss
Sarah R, Event Organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 6 July 2018

Many thanks for your kind words, I am so glad to hear that you all had a wonderful time and look forward to working with you again in the future. Best wishes, Sarah

Reviewed 24 May 2018

I would like to say one MASSIVE THANK YOU!!! You are really the best company to work with!!! Amazing service from bar staff, bar manager, security staff and boat staff who let us set up well in time and then unload everything. We (SOLU) always...More

Thank Pete C
Hayley-CPBS, Events Manager at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 25 May 2018

Thank you for your great review, we really enjoy working with SOLU organising your events and having your guests onboard. We look forward to working with you again on your next event. Thanks Hayley

Reviewed 11 January 2018

We had a great time on the Golden Jubilee for New Years Eve - boarded at 8.45 and travelled up and down the river - the disco was great, you could sit downstairs - not much room to sit upstairs where the disco was but...More

Thank donfambhx
Farren W, Event Organiser at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Hi Don, Thank you for your kind review, we are really pleased that you had such a fantastic time on board the Golden Jubilee. Our 2018 tickets have now been released. The CPBS look forward to welcoming you back onboard again in the future. Many...More

Reviewed 1 January 2018 via mobile

We took the New Year’s Eve boat ride and it was so fun! We got to see many of the iconic sites of London before settling in a spot to see the fireworks. Ticket prices were cheaper than other companies hosting cruises that evening and...More

Thank SusanC10141
Nina N, Owner at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you for your lovely review, I am so pleased that you enjoyed the New Year’s Eve boat party cruise. We love showing off what London can offer, especially on such a great night. I hope the rest of your trip was fun and look...More

Reviewed 14 December 2017 via mobile

Went here as part of a work Christmas event. The Positive things: views on the river, low price The negative: all the other reviews state “the food was great” I can’t believe any of these reviews because the food quality was an embarrassment. I wouldn’t...More

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Nina N, Owner at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 18 December 2017

Dear Daniel, Thank you for your comments. I am sorry you were not happy with the food, as you point out we always get very positive reviews of the catering on our boats but I will pass your comments on to the caterers and see...More

Reviewed 13 October 2017

Been going to the anual barge boat races for three years and love it. It's now my yearly event. Amazing Day out on the river themes on a beautiful boat. From start to end of the night amzing. Barge race, disco and amazing food. All...More

Thank francis187
Carol B, Manager at Capital Pleasure Boats, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank you for your very kind comments, CPBS and staff look forward to seeing you again next year! Its great that your friends have booked functions with us too and hopefully we will be able to accommodate you all again soon. CPBS Team

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veronica b
6 June 2017|
Response from SuzieDollow | Property representative |
Hi Veronica, Unfortunately we do not go as far up river as Kew Gardens. We are able to offer cruises between North Greenwich and Putney Pier. I hope this helps and please let us know if you have any other questions... More
veronica b
6 June 2017|
Response from ominir | Reviewed this property |
Not sure of any services from Capital Pleasure Boats. But you can get Thames river cruise services from WESTMINSTER PIER to Kew Gardens.