Food and Drink

We pride ourselves on our food which is head and shoulders above almost anything else you will find on the river Thames. Certainly pound-for-pound, considering the great value we offer, we are confident you won’t taste better.

Our head chef Skye Coxe creates wonderful and flavoursome dishes across all our menus. Be it our innovative Street Food for informal events, party canapes, or full seated dinners, the top priority is flavour. Colour, presentation and balance completes the delivery of a great food experience.


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Beyond the brilliant food, smart and friendly staff complete the culinary experience you will have with Thames Leisure. Behind the scenes flexibility is a given too. Talk to us always about what you want to achieve – menus can be adjusted and tastes catered for.

Check out our menus below for some inspiration for your next event. The best BBQs, choicest canapes, most sumptuous seated dinners, and brilliant buffets. Your catered event with Thames Leisure is always guaranteed to deliver ‘yum factor’!

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BBQ Menus

With the sun’s rays finally beginning to break through, why not have a look at our BBQ menus for that chargrilled and relaxed summer feeling! Sizzling sausages and our house burgers on deck with a glass of bubbly – perfect!

Cold Finger Buffet Menus

Our light and delicious cold finger buffet menus are the perfect addition to an afternoon on the river or an early evening networking drinks. Delicious sandwiches, wraps and baguettes with accompanying small plates, snacks and, of course, our famous Chocolate Brownie!

Bowl Food & Canapes

  For Wow Factor with lots of choice and taste sensations for your guests, choose bowl food and canapés. Showing off chef Skye’s versatility with flavour and style, our bowl food menus work incredibly well with the river cruise environment. …

Street Food

  A huge hit on launch in 2017 and updated for 2018, our brilliant caterers have designed delicious and original Street Food Menus for all boats. Created to give our clients amazing value and tasty hot food options, all dishes …

Hot Fork Buffet Menus

With an exciting variety of price ranges and tastes, our Hot Fork Buffet menus have been carefully crafted to suit almost any occasion. Our beautifully cooked food is both exquisite to taste and heartily warm for a day on the river!

Canape Menus

For corporate entertaining, networking, or just a light but sophisticated meal, our canape menus are a delight from start to finish. Bursting with flavours and variation take a look below… Our mini Yorkshire Puddings and Roast Beef are a favourite!

Seated Dinner Menus

Whether seated in the luxurious intimate wood panelled saloon of Sailing Barge Will or watching London’s sites float by from the large windows of our spacious, sleek and contemporary River Cruiser, William B, our seated dinners will make your guests feel really special.

Cream Tea Menus

Bringing the classic English Cream Tea to the river’s afternoon cruises is something we take delight in! Delicious finger sandwiches, scones and clotted cream and a warming cup of tea, come and experience this old tradition in a new setting on the river.

Sail Royal Greenwich Menus 2018

See more about the fantastic Sail Royal Greenwich 2018 event here.  Sail Royal Greenwich 2018 Buffet B2B Drinks of your choice during the whole cruise (white wine, red wine, rose, beer, soft drinks, water and juice) Reception Afternoon Cruise: Coffee …

All Day Catering Menus

Perfect for team building events or seminars, these menus have been delicately tailored to suit our all day events on the river. Early pastries, teas and coffees, a delicious selection of beautifully cooked foods for lunch and that essential pud!

Wine List & Bar

  Have a look at our impressive selection of alcoholic beverages… Each of our fantastic vessels has a fully stocked bar and our wine list has been carefully selected for almost any occasion. Of course, if you have something special …

Festive Menus

Every year we craft a delicious festive menu to complement our Christmas packages. Here are the delights from last years festive catering options: traditional Turkey, Chestnuts and Sprouts to more modern Winter inspired dishes of Chicken with Cranberry and Pumpkin Risotto.

Riverside Food and Drink

Riverside Food and Drink provide our catering for all occasions and private boat hire. Please take a look at our mouth-watering menus!

We had a fantastic party on the William B on Saturday, I wanted to say a big thank you to all concerned, it was terrific. Thanks to the captain and crew, it was a wonderful trip up and down the Thames, everyone enjoyed themselves. Please pass on my thanks to everyone concerned. We’ll recommend you to anyone thinking along the same lines as I was

Tom Flemming - William B - 23rd February 2013