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Bateaux Parisiens Dinner Cruise

Enjoy sumptuous cuisine and delicious wines as you gently float past the wonderful Paris illuminations on this delightful dinner cruise in a fully glass covered boat along the historic River Seine.

Experience stunning night-time views of central Paris through the glass-top of your boat as you enjoy a relaxing cruise along the Seine and a superb 4-course gourmet dinner.

Embark close to the magnificent Eiffel Tower and sail down the River Seine enjoying views of the wonderful landmarks including Les Invalides, the Musee D’Orsay and the imposing Notre Dame Cathedral.

The boat travels as far as the Bibliotheque Nationale De France before returning back to the Eiffel Tower past the Hotel De Ville, The Louvre and the Grand Palais. The boats are entirely glassed over ensuring an unobstructed view of Paris in all its evening glory.

All meals are prepared freshly aboard the boat with attention devoted to quality and presentation while each service option includes a quarter of a bottle of wine and mineral water to accompany your dinner.

A singer and three musicians entertain you on this cruise with a variety of French and international music for listening to or dancing.

Ticket Options

There are four service categories to choose from.

Each includes a choice of à la carte dishes (starter, main dish, dessert and/or cheese course) and drinks (appetiser, glass of wine, mineral water and coffee) as well as the following specifications:

  • Etoile Service:
    • Generally located tables for 2 to 10 people
    • Welcome glass of Kir
    • Choice of starter + main dish + dessert
    • Child option available
  • Découvert Servic:
    • Table with panoramic view for 2 to 10 people
    • Welcome glass of Champagne
    • Tasting Menu: 2 starters + 2 main dishes + 2 desserts
  • Privilège Service:
    • Window table for 2 to 4 people
    • Welcome glass of Champagne
    • Choice of starter + main dish + cheese + dessert
    • Selection of fine wines
  • Premier Service:
    • Table at front of the boat for 2 to 10 people
    • Two glasses of Champagne (one welcome glass, one with dessert)
    • Appetiser + choice of starter + main dish + cheese + dessert
    • Selection of fine wines

Sample Menu (subject to change):


  • South-West region duck foie gras, kumquat and Noko apricot chutney
  • Eggs Norwegian on artichoke heart, celery and chlorophyll coulis, herring pearls
  • Snail tart, creamed broccoli, pastrami and Comté, garlic cream
  • Goat's curd, green vegetables in watercress vinaigrette and lettuce coulis

Main Course:

  • Filet of beef, petits pois and new potatoes, onion brûlé, smoked pepper jus
  • Duck Apicius, aubergines confit in balsamic vinegar, Romanesco and quinoa
  • Roast sea bass, quinoa, vegetables and turnip tops, roasted peanut condiment
  • Rump of veal, chanterelle mushrooms with almonds and snow peas, potato mousseline and wakame
  • Summer vegetables, herb bouillon, pan-fried vegetarian steak and soy marinade

Choice of desserts

  • Milk chocolate coated crunchy nougat tartlet with passion fruit and strawberry
  • Blackcurrant and vanilla dessert with blueberry coulis
  • Apricot and almond milk Vacherin cake
  • Strawberry dessert on a soft Joconde biscuit with strawberry gelée

Cheese course (Not included with the Etoile or Découvert Service)

  • Cheeses of the day matured by our Maitre Fromager

Experience Includes

  • 2.5 hour River Seine dinner cruise
  • Glass covered boat with unparalleled panoramic views of illuminations
  • 4-course à la carte dinner with glass of wine, mineral water and coffee
  • Choice of 4 service options; Etoile; Decouverte; Privilege; or Premier Service

Experience Excludes

  • Drinks other than those listed above (a well-stocked bar and wine cellar is available on board)
  • Transportation to the cruise


Daily, year round. Does not operate 14th February, 14th July, 24th & 31st December.

Departure location

Pier 7, Port De La Bourdonnais – at the foot of the Eiffel Tower.

Start times

Boarding from 7.30pm-8.15pm; departing at 8.30pm.


2.5 hours.

Terms & Conditions

  • Advanced reservations are required. Please detail your chosen date at the time of booking.
  • Dress code is formal. Gentleman are encouraged to wear a jacket. No shorts, jeans, caps or trainers are permitted.
  • Ticket includes guaranteed private table, glass of wine with dinner, mineral water and coffee. Additional drinks can be purchased on board.
  • The cruise departs from the foot of the Eiffel Tower, customers will need to make their own way to the departure point.
  • Boarding starts at 7.30pm and the boat departs at 8.30pm. The cruise will not wait for late arrivals.
  • Children are welcome onboard although the cruise is not recommended for children under 3. Please note infants could be subject to an additional insurance charge (approximately €30) payable locally.
  • There is a child rate available on the Etoile Service for guests under 12. This can't be combined with other levels of service.
  • For Group Bookings of more than eight customers, please call our Customer Service line on 0208 090 3790 to check availability and discuss Group menu constraints.
  • Please note: Bags are systematically checked and all jackets and coats must be opened for inspection at the entrance. Baggage over 16 litres in volume (apart from small backpacks, handbags and computer bags) are no longer accepted onboard.
  • Specific seat requests can't be facilitated.
  • Free cancellations for bookings cancelled 30 days prior to the tour date. Bookings cancelled between 29 and 10 days prior to the tour date will be offered a 50% refund. No refunds are given for cancellations made within 10 days of tour date. For special dates (14 February, 14 July, 24 December, 25 December, 31 December), cancellation will not be possible.