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Bankside Pier is on the south shore next to the replica of Shakespeare’s Globe Theatre.
Close to other landmarks & attractions including the Tate Modern & Millennium Footbridge, Bankside Pier is central to one of London’s newer tourist hot spots.
Daytime sightseeing cruises operate from Bankside Pier every day and private charters are also available.
To celebrate the New year we’re offering a 20% discount on Daytime Sightseeing Cruises & Sunday Evening Cruises booked before the 1st March 2020.
It’s National Afternoon Tea Week so why not indulge with an afternoon tea & a glass of Prosecco with a river view. Below are just a selection of afternoon tea’s available along the River Thames. Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) Combine a tour of the home of British politics with afternoon tea in one of the riverside rooms of the House of Commons. Audio Tours & Guided Tours of Charles Barry & Augustus Pugin’s Gothic masterpiece are available followed by a tradition afternoon tea with a modern twist. New Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament) Visit Website The Swan at Shakespeare’s Globe Visit the Swan restaurant at Shakepeare’s Globe & choose between two inspired afternoon teas. ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream Afternoon Tea’ features a selection of savoury & sweet items inspired by the characters from Shakespeare’s plays. The ‘Gentleman’s Afternoon Tea’ offers beef sliders, croque monsieur, smoked salmon & more, all washed down with a tankard of Pale Ale or Lager. Shakespeare’s Globe, Bankside Visit Website The Cutty Sark Café Treat yourself to an afternoon tea beneath the copper-plated hull of the China tea trade’s famous tea clipper, ‘Cutty Sark’. Cutty Sark Café’s afternoon tea is £27 & includes
Transport for London are conducting a major renovation of Greenwich Pier between November 2017 and March 2018. The renovation is expected to increase the pier’s lifespan by a decade and will involve the pontoons being removed in two phases. Some of the works which will be carried out include replacing the anchor chains, refurbishing the connection hinges between the pontoons, repairs to the main decks and a fresh coat of paint below the waterline Greenwich Pier will be closed for four days during February. Find out about the Greenwich Pier Renovation February Closure Dates Monday 19th February 2018 – All Day Tuesday 20th February 2018 – All Day Tuesday 27th February 2018 – All Day Wednesday 28th February 2018 – All Day Thames River Services There will be no Thames River Services trips to Greenwich on the above dates. Services between Westminster Pier & Greenwich Pier will resume on Wednesday 21st February after the first closure and on Thursday 29th February after the second closure. Circular Cruise Westminster Circular Cruise Westminster will still be operating services from Westminster to St. Katharine Pier calling at Embankment Pier, Festival Pier & Bankside Pier. Visit the Circular Cruise Website About Thames River Services Thames