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A delightful cruise with delicious food aboard the Captain James Cook, sailing regularly from April to September.

Join us for a delightful 1 hour and 45 minute cruise and enjoy a delicious 2 course, buffet-style lunch served on board the Captain James Cook. Your dessert will also be accompanied by a tea or coffee. This cruise sails from our King’s Staith Landing only. Boarding commences at 11:30 a.m., with the buffet style lunch served from 12 Noon.

The cruise will also include relaxing background music whilst you enjoy your lunch, followed by some informative commentary from our local, knowledgeable skipper as the boat turns at Bishopthorpe Palace, the stunning riverside residence of His Grace the Archbishop of York and also as you head back upstream into the city.

These cruises will be incredibly popular and we are delighted to be able to offer an extensive schedule from April to September. Advance booking is essential (bookings on the day are subject to availability).

Menu:

Individual Chicken and Ham Hock Wellington, Potato and Leek Gratin, White Wine and Thyme Sauce

or

Vegetarian Option (must be pre-ordered):
Creamed Leek, Mixed Bean, Mushroom and Wensleydale Wellington, Wilted Spinach and Tomato Sauce (v)

(both served a selection of seasonal vegetables).

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Chef’s Choice of Dessert

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Tea or Coffee

Unfortunately, the Afternoon Tea Cruise does not sail on one of our wheelchair accessible vessels and so there will be some steps before you get to your table.

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City Cruises York
Overview
Enjoy a delightful 1 hour and 45 minute cruise with a delicious 2 course, buffet-style lunch freshly cooked and served on board the Captain James Cook, the largest boat on the River Ouse.
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile
Lovely Peaceful & Relaxing

Took this lunch cruise on a recent visit to York with my Mum. We thoroughly enjoyed it. It was well organised, all the tables were nicely laid and reserved for each party name. There was also a good selection of drinks to purchase. The staff...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago
First time on a tour

We were given our tickets for our anniversary, it’s the fist time we have been on one. We parked at St George’s car park put £9 in for four hours then to the wharf for 11:30 we boarded the crew were very good there is...More

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City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of our lunch cruise, we certainly appreciate your kind words and hope you and your friends can join us in the near future

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Relaxing couple of hours with excellent lunch

This was a belated 70th birthday present and it was a beautiful sunny day and we were glad of the roof over are head but with the open windows plenty of airflow. Arriving early we popped off to a local inn for a cup of...More

Thank John R
City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for joining our lunch cruise and thank you for those very kind words, we really do appreciate you taking the time to write a review, the sound system is something that we are looking at

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cruising down the river ....

We had a very enjoyable lunch and cruise and would certainly recommend the experience. The welcome on board was very friendly and all of the crew very helpful. Lunch was tasty and delicious. The balance of background music and commentary was just right. Overall, a...More

Thank GAZHO
City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Many thanks for not only your 5 star review but also for joining our sailing on the lunch cruise, we really do appreciate your kind comments and hope to see you again

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lovely lunch

This was a birthday present which I really enjoyed a lovely cruise on the river and excellent food it was hot and well presented, the staff who served us was very pleasant and polite I would definitely do this again and even buy gift vouchers...More

Thank trevsky7
City_Cruises_York, Guest Relations Manager at City Cruises York, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your 5* review and for joining our lunch cruise, we really do appreciate you joining this cruise and hope to see you again with your friends

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