• City Cruises York Lunch Cruise - Buffet


York Lunch Cruise

Enjoy a Leisurely Lunch with City Cruises York.

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.

Your ticket includes:

  • 1 hour 45 minutes round cruise
  • 2-course buffet-style lunch 

Lunch Cruise

Please complete all fields. Children must be accompanied

Cruise Details

Cruise Days

Sailing Tuesday, Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday:


1st April to 27th May 2018,
2nd June to 29th July 2018,
1st September to 30th September 2018

Sailing Daily


2nd April to 5th April 2018,
28th May to 1st June 2018,
30th July to 31st August 2018

Departure Time


The cruise departs from King's Staith Landing. The boat leaves at 11.45 (boarding at 11.30) from King's Staith Landing and returns to King's Staith Landing at 13.30.

Departure Point


King's Staith Landing 

Ticket Prices - Lunch Cruise

Online Price From
Adult (13+)
Child (3-12) from
Infant (0-2)*

*If a child from 0-2 years would like to have a seat and be served a meal, child rate will be charged.


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


Vegetarian Option:
Creamed Leek, Mixed Bean, Mushroom and Wensleydale Wellington, Wilted Spinach and Tomato Sauce (v)


Chef’s Choice of Dessert


Tea or Coffee

Dietary requirements

You can select “Vegetarian” when making your booking. We do not guarantee that products are free from nuts or traces of nuts. For any other dietary requirements, give at least 48 hours’ notice. For any special dietary requirements please call Reservations on 01904 628324 or e-mail to infoyork@citycruises.com.

Wheelchair access

Unfortunately, the Lunch Cruise does not sail on a wheelchair accessible vessels and so there will be some steps before you get to your table. 

Baby/ Child facilities

Please note there are no baby changing facilities, highchair facilities or pushchair storage on this vessel.

Please note: 
For the comfort and safety of all, when boarding a City Cruises York vessel you agree to our passenger code of conduct.