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Christmas Thames Cruises with the very best food

“This is superb quality food by any standard. Often organic, always hand crafted and home cooked, never off-the-shelf or purchased from ready-made specialists, chef Skye Cox’s food for Thames Leisure is about flavour, presentation and value”.

Festive Street Food

Meat Options

Shredded turkey, rich sherry gravy, celeriac & potato mash, pigs in blankets, roast carrots, sprouts & a chestnut stuffing ball

Venison or classic sausages, charred clementine, rosemary roast potatoes, kale, rosemary & red wine jus

Maple roasted salmon with dill, served on tricolore wild rice salad with cranberries, cashews, stem ginger & wild rocket

Turkey, cranberry & pork sausage roll with celeriac remoulade & spiced rosemary & garlic potato wedges

Creamy turkey, ham & chestnut cassoulet with puff pastry lids, celeriac & potato mash, winter greens

Slow cooked pork shoulder with baked red grapes, cranberries & rich madeira sauce on bulgur wheat with  roasted vegetables and braised red cabbage

Vegan Options

Classic sweet potato and nut roast, roast heritage carrots, parsnip mash, winter greens and vegan gravy

Mushroom and porcini ragu, on ‘creamy’ polenta with sautéed chestnuts, sprouts & crispy sourdough shards

Cranberry, kale, chestnut & mushroom ‘sausage’ roll with celeriac remoulade & spiced rosemary & garlic potato wedges

Canape Style  Bitesize Desserts

Churros Dusted in Cinnamon and a Warm Milk Chocolate Dip

Eton Mess

Panettone Bread and Butter Pudding

Warm Chocolate Brownie

Lemon Tartlet

Mini Mince Pies

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Festive Finger Buffet


Turkey, Sage & Onion Stuffing & Cranberry Sauce in Ciabatta

Nut Roast, Crisp Iceberg Lettuce & Cranberry Sauce in Ciabatta (v)

Honey-Roast Ham, Watercress & Mustard Sandwiches

Mature Cheddar and Pickle Sandwiches

Goats Cheese & Red Onion Marmalade Tartlets

Home-made Cumberland Sausage Rolls

Cheesy Sage & Onion Puffs


Mini Mince Pies

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Festive Hot Fork Buffet


Turkey & Ham Casserole with Pie Lids

Spinach, Red Pepper & Stilton Tart

Festive Roast Potatoes

Honey-Roast Root Vegetables with Chestnuts

Winter Leaves with an Aged Balsamic Dressing


Black Forest Gateau

Mince Pies with Brandy Butter

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Festive Seated Dinner

Please select ONE option from each course for all your guests:



Ruby Leaves with Pomegranate, Dry Cured Bresaola, Stilton and Toasted Chestnuts Drizzled with an Aged Balsamic Dressing

Martini Cocktail Glass with Succulent Pacific Prawns, Baby Leaves with Pink Grapefruit and Avocado, Citrus Dressing with Walnut Oil and Honey

Spinach & Parmesan Roulade Filled with Pancetta, Asparagus & Chive Cream Cheese (V)


Pan Fried Corn Fed Chicken Infused in Bay and Nutmeg Served on a Bed of Pumpkin Risotto with a Cranberry Compote Garnished with Deep Fried Winter Cabbage

Traditional Roast Turkey with all the trimmings: Chipolatas wrapped in Bacon, Sage and Onion Stuffing. Rich Madeira Gravy, Sprouts with Chestnuts, Parsnip Puree and Roast Potatoes

Organic Salmon with a Creamy Stem Ginger Sauce Crushed Winter Potatoes with Watercress and Purple Sprouting Broccoli

*Vegetarian options available on all of the above main courses


Chocolate Cardamom Mousse Cake with a Coffee Cream

Panatone Bread and Butter Pudding with Grand Marnier Laced Cream

Warm Apple Fudge Cake with Cinnamon Crème Fraiche

Fair Trade Filter Coffee and Teas

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Please note!

For events with 30 guests or less, you will be required to pay a surcharge of £75 + VAT

Due to the presence of nuts, fish, egg, shellfish, milk and gluten within our kitchens, it is impossible to guarantee that there is no cross-contamination of these items during preparation, although every effort is made to minimise the risk