Small Party Booking Options


We cater for small parties on what we call a 'restaurant' style cruises, afternoon tea, pie and pea or our festive 3 course meal. 

Excellent for small parties.  The dates are limited as we work to put several smaller parties on the same cruise.  We offer 4 options depending on the time of year. If you have a group of 10 or more me may be able to offer you alternative dates, please contact us for more information - tel: 0114 2786314

Option 1. 

'Restaurant' style cruises.

Available all year.

Cruise lasts approximately 3 hrs

Friday or Saturday evenings – Boarding from 7pm, sailing 7.30pm, rtn approx 10.30pm

Sunday Lunch – boarding from 12.30 pm, sailing at 1pm, rtn approx 4pm
(Please note these are subject to availability due to full party charters)

On occasions we have alternative days or evenings, please ask.

Option 2

Afternoon Tea Cruises - Sundays

 Selected dates April to November. Cruising at 2pm, excellent for small parties/couples.  List of dates is below on this page.

Option 3

Pie and Pea Supper Cruises

Available on selected Friday evenings.  Dates are below on this page

2hr 30min Cruise.  Starting at 7pm, excellent for small parties/couples.

Option 4

Festive 2/3 Course meals

Available late November, December, early January

Offered any weekday lunch or evening subject to availability.

General information
Please note we are a child friendly establishment, as such there may be children on our mixed bookings cruises.

It is normally possible to sit all your party together on one table. We will advise if this is not the case.

If your party is over 20 guests please see our Full Boat Chater Section

You may find our Frequently Asked Section useful

All bookings are made per our Company Terms and Conditions

Alternatively you may like one of our Summer Heritage Cruises

To make enquires about available dates please contact us.

We require a £10 per person deposit at time of booking with the remainder payable 3 weeks before the cruise date.

'Option 1

Restaurant' Style Cruises

Prices and Menus

3 course Price £44.95/person (child £39.95).
2 course Price £41.95/person (child £36.95)

Next available dates

Sunday lunch - 1pm, 21st April 2024

Saturday evening - 7.30pm,  4th May 2024

Sunday lunch - 1pm, 19th May 2024

Saturday evening - 7.30pm 13th July 2024

Sunday lunch - 1pm, 1st September 2024

Sunday lunch - 1pm, 8th September 2024

For alternative dates please telephone us 0114 278 6314 to check availability

Menu Options
Please ask your party to choose what they require and advise us at least 10 days before the cruise. If a member of your party requires a special diet this can normally be accommodated.

Starter - choice of:
Vegetable Soup (Homemade)
Garlic Mushrooms – ‘A 39’ style layers of mushroom and cheese
Garlic Bread
Prawn Cocktail
Tomato & Mozzarella Cheese salad.

Entrée - choice of:
Chicken with Tarragon Sauce
Salmon with Dill Sauce
Lamb Leg Steak
Gammon with Pineapple
Vegetarian or vegan option—please ask depending on diet requirements
Sauces are served separately. All the above are served with potatoes and seasonal vegetables

Dessert - choice of:
Apple pie
Chocolate Fudge Cake
Lemon Meringue Pie
Ice Cream
Carrot Cake
Fresh Fruit Salad
Cheese and crackers.

Tea or coffee

Option 2

Afternoon Tea Cruises

For Small Party Bookings

2024- April to November

Join us on one of our Lilly's Traditional Tea Cruises

on selected dates - see below - April to November - 2pm

Lilly’s Traditional Tea Cruises:

Includes sandwiches, scone with jam and clotted cream,

selection of mini cakes, tea or coffee

2hr 30min Cruise: £30.95/person (child £26.95)

Cruising at 2pm

Sunday 14th April 2024

Sunday 12th May 2024

Sunday 16th June 2024

Sunday 30th June 2024

Sunday 14th July 2024

Sunday 28th July 2024

Sunday 11th August 2024

Sunday 25th August 2024

Sunday 15th September 2024

Sunday 6th October 2024

Sunday 20th October 2024

Sunday 10th November 2024

Option 3

Pie and Pea Supper

Prices and Menu

2 hr 30 min cruise £ 28.95/person (child 23.95)

Starting at 7pm.

Friday 17th May 24 - 7pm

Friday 21st June 24. - 7pm (full)

Friday 19th July 24 - 7pm (full)

Friday 16th August 24 - 7pm

Friday 20th September 24 - 7pm

Friday 18th October 24 - 7pm

Choice of

Meat and potato pie and mushy peas,

Vegetarian/Vegan option available - please just ask

Gluten Free - Jacket Potato with either, tuna mayo, cheese, beans, coleslaw or chicken