Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Thames Cruise to Historic Greenwich and Dinner at Covent Garden Grill - from £31.00 with City Cruises


This tour of a Thames Cruise to Historic Greenwich and Dinner at Covent Garden Grill runs every day of the year.
Itinerary
  • Thames Cruise depart from Westminster Pier at 12noon;
  • Arrive Greenwich at 1.15pm;
  • Depart Greenwich at 5.20pm;
  • Arrive Westminster Pier at 6.30pm;
  • Dinner Reservations at 7.30pm.
As the River Thames winds its way through London from Westminster Pier to Greenwich, there is history on every corner and the best way to see the sights and splendor of the deck is one of City Cruises luxury Riverliners. Cruise in style in our fleet, open on top and spacious with comfortable rooms.

The trip to Greenwich which is a World Heritage site takes a little more than an hour. Visiting Greenwich is the perfect day, you can learn about the maritime history of Britain's National Maritime Museum (free) Find the home of Greenwich Mean Time, visit the famous tea clipper Cutty Sark and explore the ancient shops and collectibles market (Thursday to Sunday) there are numerous restaurants along the river where you can enjoy a cheap lunch.

Departure at 17:20 (5.20 pm) you can enjoy the famous rush hour in London, the Thames, which flows freely. This is a good idea to sit on the same side of the boat as it is in their journey to ensure that you will not miss any of the attractions and endless photo opportunities.

Its captain will dock at Westminster Pier about 6:30 pm. Then you can go to the Whitehall passing the Cenotaph, № 10 Downing Street, Horseguards Parade and Trafalgar Square Banqueting House in Covent Garden and for a little less energy you can take on a bus in London on The Strand. Buses are every 2-5 minutes and the fare is £ 1. Walking will take about 20 minutes.

Reservations for dinner at Covent Garden Grill at 7:30 pm, leaving enough time to see some well qualified buskers in the square of Covent Garden Plaza, get some shopping or enjoy a cocktail before dinner at Covent Garden Grill.

Covent Garden Grill (as the name suggests) is in Covent Garden in London and is intimate yet light, the grill is very popular among locals and tourists alike, without vast complete. The ground floor is divided into booths upholstered in sumptuous leather while the lower atmosphere is a little quieter, with lots of space and sense of exclusivity. Aside from the tempting menu has an excellent wine list (good prices), clearly chosen by someone with knowledge. The list of beers and ales is equally interesting; there are about two dozen to choose from.

Children under 5 are free.

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