Best Boat Bars In London

There's nothing more relaxing than a jolly on the river, and even if you're more of a sipper than a sailor, boats still have their uses, particularly the ones that have been converted into floating food and drink spots. Head down to the Thames and its various tributaries and you'll find some of the best boat bars in London, from quirky brunch spots, to cocktail cruises and chilled out sun decks.

Last updated on 9th November 2018




@ The Hidden Spirit Ship on Various dates from Wednesday 12th December 2018

This quirky, immersive drinking experience will throw you in the deep end as you try to steal long-lost treasure from the watchful governor. Drink your way through the adventure, all set on a real pirate ship, sampling a fine selection of expertly-crafted cocktails. 

Barge East

52 user reviews 5

3 course set menu and a glass of prosecco or beer £25 and 3 other offers

With a British fusion menu developed by head chef Ryan Craig who spent time cooking aboard some of the world's most luxurious private yachts, to an impressive menu of drinks and stunning views over the water, this unique barge is the ultimate destination if you're looking for something a little different.

  Canal Party Club

75 user reviews 5

@ Canal Boat Party on Wednesday 12th December 2018 and 4 other dates

From birthday parties to hen dos, Canal Party Club is the ultimate boat for celebrations. The canal barge is available for two-hour slots and, other than the captain, you make the choices, from music to bringing your own booze.

The Tattershall Castle

435 user reviews 4

Available for private hire, weddings and corporate events and 1 other offer

Fronting an onboard bar, dining room and fish and chip shop, The Tattershall Castle is one of the best floating pubs in London. Whether you're turning up for one of their comedy or jazz nights, or just a few drinks on their suntrap of a deck, The Tattershall has something for everyone.

  Silent Sounds Boat Party

132 user reviews 5

@ The Silent Disco Boat on Saturday 26th January 2019 and 9 other Saturdays

Not your average night out, Silent Sounds is combining seeing some of London's most iconic sights with a massive party. The raucous boat cruises along the Thames, floating past London Bridge, Houses of Parliament, and Big Ben, all while a silent disco soundtracks the night.

R.S. Hispaniola

1 user review 4

A truly unique drinking and dining venue, this charming London boat bar offers lunch, dinner, afternoon tea and the perfect spot for a few drinks on the Thames. And if it's events you're looking for, their Saturday night comedy show is renowned for booking some of the best acts in the business.