Why Choose Us

We Listen to YOUR Requirements

Each Private Charter is tailor-made to your requirements, so you can choose your departure time and pier location, choose what type of food you would like and entertainment .

Before we can select the most appropriate boat for your event, we first need to discover the event brief which will helps us to gain a better understanding of your needs and ensures that we create the right experience for you and your guests.

We Find the Perfect Boat to Match your Event

Thames Boat Hire is an independent broker specialising in boats on the river Thames.

Our aim is to find the perfect boat for your event.

Being a broker means that we are not tied to a specific vessel or product which allows us to search a wide range of boats on the river to find the best vessel for you.

We Offer Professional and Unbiased Advice

Our extensive knowledge of all the boats on the Thames allows us to offer professional and unbiased advice.

We work for you and spend time assessing your personal event requirements, we will only recommend a boat that fits your needs.

We will Guide You through Each Stage

Our experienced team will guide you through each stage of the charter process, giving you personalised advice and all the information that you will need.

We will take care of all the boring bits (paperwork, logistics, tide checks, food orders, deliveries etc.) So that you can enjoy the fun bits (menu choices, colour scheme, decorations).


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  • July 2017 Glass House Luxury Boat

    We all had a great evening and everyone has been so complimentary about the event / staff / the boat and how nice the entire experience was. Thank you again for all your help and support throughout and we will be sure to remember Thames Dinner Cruise for future events.

  • April 2017 London Promenade Boat

    Just to let you know that we had a fantastic night on Saturday. Francine was great and all went exactly as I hoped. Food worked well, DJ was really great, decorations perfect, security were unobtrusive and courteous but firm, bar staff very efficient and plenty of room for dancing. Thanks so much for delivering a truly special night…

  • July 2016 Thames Pride Boat

    The event was a great success. Everyone enjoyed it enormously. The staff were all very friendly and helpful. The boat was perfect for the event. It was the right size, was very clean, and looked just right. Everyone commented that the toilets were clean and very well appointed! The soft seating area on the upper deck was very popular, and, thanks to the good weather, the outside area was particularly popular.

  • November 2017 Thames Voyager

    The boat was punctual and looked very nice especially the dining deck. Everyone enjoyed the route we took and seeing the sights. We had originally asked the skipper to go towards Greenwich but he advised to go west and we were very glad that he did. Nice friendly staff. The food was very well presented and cooked, and delicious, with what seemed to be just the right quantities.

  • August 2017 Thames Voyager

    We had a great time last Thursday, thanks so much for an amazing evening! The food and games were brilliant, everyone thoroughly enjoyed them. My colleague who has a gluten allergy was especially impressed by the attention to detail given to her meal.

  • May 2017 Belle Epoque Boat

    Thank you for all your help with the preparation and arrangements for our Dinner Cruise. We had an amazing evening, everything went according to plan and worked really well. The food was great, the view was lovely and it didn’t rain! Even the people with ‘Dietary Issues’ were happy! The team, they were really good, friendly and helpful and made our evening very special.