Menus

Morning pastries

Mini breakfast pastry selection – Fresh filter coffee or tea – Fruit Juices
Buffet £5.50 per person

Breakfast rolls

Smoked back bacon rolls – Butchers pork sausage rolls – choose from wholemeal, brown or white rolls – Fresh filter coffee or tea – Fruit juices
Buffet £5.95 per person

Continental

Warm croissants – Continental meats and cheese – Selection of preserves – Fresh fruit platter – Selection of fruit yoghurt pots – Honey, Dried fruits and seeds – Fresh filter coffee or tea – Fruit juices
Buffet £8.95 per person

Full English breakfast

Smoked back bacon, Butchers pork sausage, scrambled egg, baked beans, Italian herbed tomatoes, hash browns, buttered mushrooms and selection of white and brown toast – Fresh filter coffee or tea – Fruit juices
Buffet £10.95 per person

Brunch

Freshly baked cheese scones with spring onion & anchovy butter, French toast and streaky bacon, smashed advocado on a bed of sour dough served with either smoked salmon or roasted vine tomatoes, Butchers sausage selection topped with marinated roasted onions, Belgium waffles drizzled with either salted caramel or chocolate sauce
Buffet £17.95 per person

Sandwich Platter

Classic deep filled sandwiches made with thick sliced white and wholemeal breads
16 quarters serves 4 people £8.95

Tortilla wraps are available as an alternative to thick sliced bread for £10.50 per platter

Cream Tea

Freshly baked homemade scones served with strawberry jam and clotted cream with tea or coffee
£6.00 per person

Sandwich Tea

Classic deep filled sandwiches made with thick sliced white and wholemeal breads – Selection of cake slices served with tea or coffee
£7.50 per person

Afternoon Tea

Elegant finger sandwiches on a mix of white and wholemeal breads – Freshly baked warm fruit scones served with strawberry jam, lemon curd and clotted cream – Delicate selection of fresh cakes and patisserie – Freshly brewed cup of tea or coffee
£13.95 per person

A selection of pic ‘n’ mix finger food to suit those on a limited budget. All served buffet style and on disposable tableware.

Option 1: 6 items – £11.75 per person

Option 2: 8 items – £14.95 per person

Option 3: 10 items – £18.95 per person

Choose from the following:

Chicken Satay

Filled Sandwich Selection

Cheese Straws

Crudites with a Selection of Dips

Tortilla Chips with Salsa

Cumberland Glazed Sausages

Falafel Selection with Hummus

Brie & Cranberry Wrap

Cheese & Onion Puff Pastry Rolls

Bite Size Sausage Rolls

Cajun Chicken Wings

Individual Pork Pie with Pickle

Stuff Cherry Peppers & Mixed Olives

Mini Scotch Eggs

Delicate Cornish Pasties

Chocolate Eclairs

Double Chocolate Brownies

Granary & Granola Slice

Season Fresh Fruit Skewer

Cheese or Antipasti Sharing Boards

Selection of traditional cheeses served with crackers, chutneys, grapes and butter. Or a selection of Prosciutto, Salami, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted peppers and olives accompanied with loaves of speciality breads
£34.00 per 8 people

A choice of nibbles to start your cruise.

1 selection – £1.90 per person

2 selections – £3.60 per person

3 selections – £5.10 per person

4 selections – £6.40 per person

Choose from the following:

Marinated Mixed Olives

Warm Garlic Bread with Cheese

Hand Cooked Crisps

Assorted Bread Sticks with Taramasalata

Pitta Bread with Hummus

Mixed Nuts

Dough Balls with Dipping Butter

How it works!

1) Choose your menu option

2) Select the dishes as per your chosen option

3) Tell us your selection and we will send you an invoice to confirm your selection

Other Menu options are available. We can also tailor make you a bespoke menu.

Option 1

2 Main choices

2 options from Sides group 1

1 option from Sides group 2

Fresh artesan bread basket with butter

1 Dessert
£22.00 per person

Option 2

3 Main choices

2 options from Sides group 1

2 options from Sides group 2

Fresh artesan bread basket with butter

2 Desserts
£27.00 per person

A staffing cost of £90.00 is applied per 40 people or part of

MAINS

Whole gammon ham glazed with honey and roasted

Fresh poached salmon delice served with lime and a sauce verte

Tender roasted butterfly turkey breast accompanied with a port, cranberry & orange sauce

Succulent roasted loin of pork in a herb glaze, with a side of apple puree

Fancy something extravagant? Replace one of your chosen main items with our fresh seafood platter. Consisting of whole cravettes, hot smoked salmon, garlic butter mussels, dressed crab, smoked salmon pate and a variety of smoked mackerel. All served on a bed of ice with lemon wedges and watercress mayonnaise (£8.95 surcharge per person)

SIDES
Group 1

Homemade baby new potato salad

Fresh Mediterranean cous cous salad

Group 2

Pasta salad mixed with black olives and Mozzarella cheese

Fresh mixed leaves and red Radicchio salad

DESSERTS

Rich chocolate gateaux served with fresh cream

Fresh Tropical fruit salad with a mango juice

Orange Polenta cake with a side of whipped cream infused with cinnamon

Fresh sliced seasonal fruit platter

PLATTER & SALAD SELECTION

Beef, ham & turkey platter – smoked salmon & mackerel platter – vegetarian quiche platter – coleslaw – potato salad – mixed leaf salad – salad dressings – french bread & butter
£15.90 per person

How it works!

1) Choose your menu option

2) Select the dishes as per your chosen option

3) Tell us your selection and we will send you an invoice to confirm your selection

Other Menu options are available. We can also tailor make you a bespoke menu

Option 1

2 Main choices

2 options from Sides group 1

1 option from Sides group 2

Fresh artesan bread basket with butter

1 Dessert
£29.50 per person

Option 2

3 Main choices

2 options from Sides group 1

2 options from Sides group 2

Fresh artesan bread basket with butter

2 Desserts
£34.95 per person

A staffing cost of £90.00 is applied per 40 people or part of

MAINS

Freshly baked cod coated with a lemon zest & herb crust

Ala king chicken breast sauteed with peppers & cream, finished with tarragon

Homemade vegetarian Lasagne in a tomato Provencal sauce, topped with a rich cheese sauce (V)

Spicy Buffalo chicken wings, served with celery, with a side of blue cheese dip

Creamy Macaroni and Chedder cheese, topped with truffle oil (V)

American style cheeseburgers with sauces served in a sesame seed bun

Slow-cooked Moroccan lamb tagine with chickpeas, infused with African spices

Homemade squash and vegetable stew with roasted peppers & harissa (V)

Succulent chargrilled Piri-Piri chicken pieces

Fresh Italian beef Lasagne, layered with slow-cooked Ragu, Provencal tomato sauce & bechamel (£2.00 surcharge per person)

Traditional  Aubergine Parmigiana finished with Parmesan cheese (V) (£2.00 surcharge per person)

SIDES
Group 1

Pasta salad with roasted red pepper & Spanish onions

Hot fresh corn on the cob served with butter

Homemade Coriander & Pomegranate cous cous

Creamy new potato salad with chives

Layered sliced tomatoes served with red onion & basil

Group 2

Tossed mixed leaf salad with a tangy mustard and honey dressing

Three bean salad mixed with Italian herbs & coated with virgin olive oil

Crispy Caesar salad

Homemade sliced creamy potato gratin (£1 surcharge per person)

DESSERTS

Delicate vanilla cheescake served with a red berry compote

Seasonal fresh fruit salad & cream

Decadent rich chocolate and Pecan brownie

Warm apple crumble topped with cinnamon & cream

Sweet honey and Pistachio syrup cake

Traditional fresh British strawberries and cream (£1.00 surcharge per person)

Belgian chocolate truffle mousse topped with fresh raspberries

How it works!

1) Choose your menu option

2) Select the dishes as per your chosen option

3) Tell us your selection and we will send you an invoice to confirm your selection

Other Menu options are available. We can also tailor make you a bespoke menu

Option 1

1 Main choice with sauces

1 option from Sides group 1

1 option from Sides group 2

Fresh artesan bread basket with butter

1 Dessert
£21.90 per person

Option 2

2 Main choices with sauces

2 options from Sides group 1

1 option from Sides group 2

Fresh artesan bread basket with butter

1 Dessert
£24.90 per person

Option 3

3 Main choices with sauces

2 options from Sides group 1

2 options from Sides group 2

Fresh artesan bread basket with butter

2 Desserts
£29.90 per person

A staffing cost of £90.00 is applied per 40 people or part of

MAINS

Barbequed Cumberland sausages accompanied by fried onions

Homemade fresh ground beef burger served with cheese slices and brioche bun

Marinated chicken drumsticks and thighs in a spicy sauce

Piquant marinated lamb kebabs, with peppers and red onions £2.50 surcharge per person

Glazed devilled pork spare ribs in a rich tomato sweet & sour sauce £2.50 surcharge per person

Marinated fresh salmon and vegetable kebabs with a dill dressing £5.00 surcharge per person

Grilled Tofu with a pepper and chilli sauce (V)

Grilled Aubergine and Courgette accompanied with a Quinoa salad (V)

SIDES
Group 1

Hot new minted potato salad dressed with parsley

Cous cous mixed with vegetables and sultanas

Provencale pasta salad

Mixed seasonal green leaf salad

Tomato, radish and spring onion salad bowl

Group 2

Homemade coleslaw

Fresh Greek salad with diced Feta and olives

Caesar salad topped with Parmesan cheese £1.00 surcharge per person

Crispy lettuce, bean shoots and mixed nut salad

Mixed seasonal vegetable salad

Sweet potato and herbed salad £1.00 surcharge per person

DESSERTS

Baked cheesecake, topped with fruit and covered in cream

Sharp lemon tart with cream

Fresh seasonal fruit salad

Luxury Black Forest gateaux topped with Kirsch and cream £1.00 surcharge per person

Elegant English cream trifle accompanied with strawberries

Exotic fruit salad coated in a rum syrup £2.00 surcharge per person

Add after BBQ coffee & petit fours £3.50 per person
Add a Finishing Touch

Why not add something from our Finishing Touches menu? Maybe the Krispy Kreme Doughnut Wall. See the Finishing Touches menu for more details and other great ideas.

– Minimum of 6 items per person from any list –

– Staffing surcharge of £145 applies for less than 40 people –

Savoury canapes
£2.95 per item

(v) Seedless grape and Boursin cheese on a basil and oregano crostini

(v) Red onion and goat cheese tartlet

Slow roasted sticky BBQ pork belly

(v) Blinis topped with caramelised onion houmous and olive

Scottish smoked salmon stack

Tempura King Prawns served with a sweet chilli dip

(v) Fetta and olive bruschetta

(v) Cherry tomato with buffalo mozzarella pearls with fresh basil & balsamic glaze

Red pepper and sun dried tomato Palmiers

(v) Roasted Mediterranean vegetable filo tartlet

(v) Salt ‘n’ pepper squid with lime mayonnaise

Salamander summer shot – chilled cucumber & mint soup

Salamander winter shot – warm spiced butternut squash soup

Something sweet
£2.95 per item

Flavoured French macaroons

Seasonal fresh fruit skewers

Salamander indulgence – mixed chocolate, marshmallow assortment, brownie bites & chocolate dipped strawberries served on a platter

The Great British Roast Carvery is a selection of traditional English roast meats carved by the chef to your plate. The carvery is served with a range of a accompaniments, great for any family occasion. £29.50 per person.

A staffing charge of £90.00 is applied per 40 people or part of

Choose two roasted joints from the list below;

Turkey crown

Pork loin

Leg of lamb

Topside of beef

Honey glazed gammon

(v) Vegetarian wellington

Every carvery shouldn’t be served without ;

Roast potatoes – Yorkshire puddings – Carrot and swede mash – Seasonal green vegetables – Accompanying sauces, stuffing and gravy

Choose two desserts from the list below:

Pecan pie with whipped cream

Seasonal fresh fruit salad

Apple and pear crumble served with custard

Baked Vanilla cheesecake with fresh fruit coulis

Chocolate Brioche bread and butter pudding served with custard

Lattice apple pie with Chantilly cream

The formal dining menu is served at the tables, plated, and includes a selection of breads.

Guest’s pre ordering from a choice of one menu option £41.00 per person

Guest’s pre ordering from a choice of two menu options £47.00 per person

A staffing cost of £120.00 is applied per 15 people or part of

Starters

Chicken liver parfait served with toasted brioche & a port and cranberry reduction

Ham hock terrine accompanied with our homemade piccalilli & a sourdough croute

Gravalax smoked salamon, marinated with beetroot and dill & served with a side of pickled vegetables

Fresh prawn and crayfish cocktail drizzled with a Marie Rose sauce

Goats cheese and caramelised red onion tart topped with succulent asparagus spears (V)

Watermelon & feta salad dressed with toasted pumpkin seeds & a pink grapefruit dressing (V)

Main course

Rosemary and garlic roasted rump of lamb served with a minted pea and potato puree, a side of seasonal vegetables & a redcurrant jus

Corn-fed breast of chicken stuffed with sundried tomato and basil, accompanied with wilted spinach & buttered fondant potatoes

Baked darne of fresh salmon with a polenta crust presented on crushed new potatoes, served with asparagus tips & a saffron beurre blanc

Fillet of sea bass, pan fried, with sides of roasted salsify and buttered fava beans & a lobster bisque

Aubergine stuffed with provincial vegetables & served with a red pepper coulis (V)

Grilled haloumi on a bed of slow roasted Portobello mushrooms, with a thyme and shallot vinaigrette (V)

Dessert

Strawberry Mille Feuille served with shortbread biscuits, dressed with a raspberry coulis

Duo of chocolate mousses with a Bailey’s creme anglaise

Eton Mess – fresh whipped cream, seasonal berries, topped with crumbled meringue

Add a little something extra:

Cheese board – a selection of traditional cheeses served with crackers, chutney & grapes £7.50 per person

After dinner coffee & petit fours £3.50 per person

Finger Buffet

Selection of freshly made finger sandwiches to include turkey and cranberry, cucumber and dill, beef and horseradish, and brie & red onion chutney – Cranberry glazed hand tied sausages – Red onion and goats cheese tartlets – Smoked salmon and cream cheese bagels – Sundried tomato and rosemary palmiers – Doritos, pretzels, crips and dips
£17.95 per person

Fancy a dessert?

Selection of finger desserts to include mini mince pies, chocolate brownies and chocolate yule logs

Cold Fork Buffet

Served with a selection of breads and butter

Please select 2 main courses

Succulent sliced Norfolk turkey breast

Home cured gammon

Vegetarian quiche served on a bed of rocket (V)

Sliced rare beef crusted with paprika & cracked black pepper with a side of creamed horseradish

Seafood & smoked salmon platter accompanied with a fresh dill & lemon soured cream

Please select 2 side dishes

Tomato, red onion and basil salad

Mini leek, mushroom & cheddar tart

Traditional chunky creamy coleslaw

New potato salad dressed with chives

Crisp mixed leaf salad served with a French Dijonnaise mustard dressing

Please select 1 dessert

Traditional mince pies with cream

Fresh apple flan topped with cream

Seasonal fruit salad

£24.95 per head

A staffing cost of £90.00 is applied per 40 people or part of

Hot Fork Buffet

Served with a selection of breads and butter

Please select 2 main courses

Succulent roast breast of Norfolk turkey

Traditional baked ham

Saute of beef Bourguignone

Seared Pimento stuffed with wild rice & tomato concasse (V)

Please select 3 side dishes

Chestnut & thyme stuffing together with sausage & bacon wrap

Roasted new potatoes

Fresh seasonal root vegetables

Bavarian red cabbage

Fresh seasonal garden vegetables

Please select 1 dessert

Chocolate & strawberry torte served with Cotswold double cream

Traditional Yule log and fresh cream

Seasonal fruit salad

Mince pie served with cream

£ 29.50 per head

A staffing charge of £90.00 applied per 40 people or part of

Formal Dining

The formal dining menu is served at the tables, plated and includes a selection of breads.

Guests pre-ordering from a choice of one menu option £42.95 per person

Guests pre-ordering from a choice of two menu options £49.50 per person

A staffing cost of £120.00 is applied per 15 people or part of

Starters

Fan of honeydew melon, drizzled with raspberry coulis and served with seasonal fruit

Prawn and crayfish cocktail served on a bed of lettuce

Salmon terrine garnished with balsamic glaze & chive creme fraiche (£2.00 surcharge per person)

Main courses

Succulent roast Norfolk breast of turkey on a slice of traditionally cured gammon ham

Breast of corn fed chicken stuffed with a spinach ricotta & leek sauce

Included with all options are: bacon and sausage wraps; chestnut and thyme stuffing; roasted potatoes; glazed carrots & parsnips and brussel sprouts

Desserts

Traditional Christmas pudding served with creme Anglaise

Lemon tart with a side of cream Chantilly

Vanilla cheesecake with winter berries served on a mango coulis

Add

Mince pies with Baileys cream £ 2.95 per person

After dinner coffee & petit fours £3.50 per person

Tea and filter coffee £2.50 per person
Unlimited Self-service coffee machine£100 per machine
After Dinner Liqueur £5.00 per person
After Dinner Shot£4.00 per person
Cheese or Antipasti Sharing Boards

Selection of traditional cheeses served with crackers, chutneys, grapes and butter. Or a selection of Prosciutto, Salami, sun-dried tomatoes, roasted peppers and olives accompanied with loaves of speciality breads
£34.00 per 8 people
Salamander Indulgence

Mixed chocolate, marshmallow assortment, brownie bites & chocolate dipped strawberries served on a platter

£24.00 per 8 people

Vegetarian and Vegan options for a BBQ can be substituted following the number of main options selected.

Vegetarian burger, sausage and halloumi.

Vegan burger, roasted vegetable skewers and sweet potato fries

Meals for guests with dietary requirement will be held in the galley and available on request.

2 Dietary requirements are catered for at no additional cost, however, if particular requirements necessitate individual dishes being made then an additional charge of £4.00 per dietary request may be applied.

We believe that the menu is an intergral part of any event. We pride ourselves on delivering a first class service to all our clients and are always open to new ideas and suggestions.

On the menu tab you will find a selection of our suggested menus, however, we are happy to offer a bespoke service. If you would like to mix and match what you have seen or you want to start from sratch, please contact us for a discussion and a quote.

We are happy for you to provide your own catering, however, please bear in mind the following points: when and how is your catering going to be brought on board, dependent on piers an additional charge may be incurred, there will need to be someone in your party responsible for the catering and cleaning up – it is vital this person appreciates that they are on a boat and manage risks appropriately, for example in London we are more susceptible to choppy waters and the boat may rock. Please note that the use of deep fat fryers is strictly prohibited.

You will need to sign a disclosure prior to your event confirming you are accepting full responsibility for the safe provision of food and confirming you will be meeting all legally required food and health standards as per the Food Saftey Act 2006. London and Thames Boats Ltd will not be held liable should you or any of your guests suffer ill health as a direct result of own catering.

All refuse must be taken off the boat with you at the end of the charter and disposed of appropriately.

Should you wish to have use of the on board galley, there will be a compulsory Health and Safety Induction for all intended users prior to the use of it.

Own catering charge £2.95 per head plus VAT Own Catering & Use of Galley charge £5.00 per head plus VAT

At the end of your charter, yourself and a member of on board staff are required to check and sign an agreement confirming that the vessel has been left clear of all rubbish. If this is not completed and London and Thames Boats Ltd have to remove rubbish directly associated with your own catering, a disposal fee of £150 plus VAT will be invoiced to the organiser.

If the galley has been used, yourself and a member of on board staff are required to check and sign an agreement confirming that the galley has been left clean and clear, with all fixtures and fittings left in good working order and present. If this is not completed and London and Thames Boats Ltd have any additional charges relating to cleaning, fixing or replacing equipment as a direct result of your own catering, the cost amount, plus a processing charge, will be invoiced to the organiser.

Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten free, Halal and other dietary requirementsare available on request prior to event. We cannot guarentee that any of our dishes are free from allergens and therefore cannot accept any liability in this respect. Passengers with severe allergies are advised to assess their own level of risk and consume dishes at their own risk.

All Prices are exclusive of VAT.