Sunday Sizzle & Sail Lunch Cruise

A relaxing and casual family dining cruise on selected Sundays in August and September. Dine as we cruise through Wind in the Willows country and spend time with family and friends on the river. The menu has a BBQ feel to it and there is a full vegan option with deserts to match. With a full bar onboard you could not ask for a more relaxing Sunday.

Sunday Sizzle Cruises Upcoming Dates

30th August | 20th September – Tickets Adult £37 Under 10’s £30

Due to current restrictions to keep us all safe we are operating with a reduced capacity. For this reason we have a minimum party size of 3 and there should be no more than 10 adults from no more than 2 separate households on any booking. We have special Boat Screens in place to give diners a private space, for full updated information about keeping you safe, click here so you can enjoy the perfect Sizzling Sunday Lunch cruise.

River Trips



Slow cooked pulled pork with a sticky ginger and bourbon sauce

accompanied with Californian slaw served in a brioche bun

Salt and chilli glazed chicken wings

 Cajun BBQ chicken pieces


Spiced bean burger served with smashed avocado and chilli dip in a brioche bun (Vegan)

Large, flat, open Portobello mushroom, brushed with garlic and parsley butter filled with grilled asparagus spears

and topped with vegan cheddar cheese and sea salt (Vegan)

Both options served with

Steamed new potatoes in a creamy vegan mayonnaise finished with mint and black pepper

Baby leaves of lambs lettuce, spinach, rocket with julienne of beetroot


Homemade Dessert of the Day


The Schedule

We will slip our mooring lines in Caversham at 1300. You are welcome to board from 12.30 and the fully stocked bar will be open for a pre-lunch drink. The crew will show you to your reserved table and will be on hand for a full table service throughout the sailing. Cruises will return to the pier at 15.45.

We offer seating on the lower and upper deck of the vessel, on both desks your table will be shielded from other guests via nautical screens. The lower deck has a more comfortable casual feel whilst the upper deck has a raised river view, both confortable in all weathers.

Dietary Requests

When booking your tickets please alert us to any special dietary requirements please enter them in the free text field and also select the number of guests for each menu.


Sunday Lunch Sizzle Cruises 30th August & 20th September. Tickets £37 for adults & £30 for children under 10.

Departure Point

All lunch cruises will depart from our boarding point at Caversham Promenade or Caversham Pier (they are next to each other) by Reading Rowing club beside Caversham Bridge Reading. There are car parks nearby which are often free at the weekend.

Wheelchair Access

The boat for this cruise is multi-deck with steps to both decks, unfortunately this does not make her wheelchair accessible. We recommend giving the office a quick call on 01189 481088 to discuss your requirements and we can advise on the best options for you or your guests.