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2016 Sunday Buffet Lunch Cruises


Sunday Buffet Lunch Cruises on Orwell Lady

As with our famed afternoon tea cruises, these are very popular so do book early to save disappointment.

Why not enjoy a leisurely three and a half hour cruise on the river taking in all the fantastic scenery, boats and the abundant wildlife whilst enjoying pre-lunch canapes, followed by a sumptuous fork buffet supplied and served onboard by one of our approved caterers Seasons Catering.

The menu for the home made Sunday Buffet Lunch is as follows:

Canapes of
Mini beef yorkshires with horseradish cream
Chicken liver pate croutes with red onion marmalade
Mini buffalo mozzarella & sun-blushed tomato wraps

followed by

Sliced roast beef & sliced honey roast ham
Coronation chicken
Tiger prawns with lemon & dill dip
Roasted pepper and goats cheese quiche

New potato & spring onion salad
Home made coleslaw
Dressed baby leaf salad
Caesar salad with garlic croutons & parmesan

Selection of locally made bread & rolls

Mocha Chocolate tart
Summer berry cheesecake both served with pouring cream

Local cheese platter with homemade chutney and crackers.

Important note : If you have a food allergy or special dietary requirements then please ensure that you inform us on the online booking form or the Tourist Information Centre at the time of booking. Vegetarian options will be available upon request.

Numbers are strictly limited to 55, and catering staff and waitresses will be onboard.

The dates and prices for the Sunday Buffet Lunch Cruises sailing from Orwell Quay at 1230 and returning at 1600 are as follows:

2017 Buffet Lunch cruise
(three and a half hours)
Departs Orwell Quay 12.30 until 4.00pm

Sunday Buffet Lunch Cruise Prices (maximum 50)
All lunch cruises must be pre-booked

Sunday 21 May


Sunday 4 June


Sunday 18 June
Fathers Day Buffet Lunch


Sunday 26 June


Sunday 2 July

Adult £42.00 per person

Sunday 16 July

Children £29.00 per child

Sunday 30 July

Concessions £39.00 per person

Sunday 13 August

Sunday 27 August


Sunday 3 September


Sunday 24 September


*Concessions = 60+ and registered disabled

The cost of your ticket includes a three and half hour (Harwich Harbour) cruise, a buffet lunch including canapes. This represents not only excellent value for your money but also a unique opportunity to enjoy a buffet lunch whilst enjoying the delights of the River Orwell from the Orwell Lady.

The price quoted for all our cruises, with or without food provided, are totally all-inclusive, no "hidden extras" (except bar purchases), and no compulsory service charges. What we say you will pay is what you do pay!

As numbers will be strictly limited to 55 per cruise we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.

To book online

or contact 

Tourist Information  Centre
St Stephen's Church,
St Stephens Lane, Ipswich, IP 1 1DP
Telephone: 01473 258070
(email: tourist@ipswich.gov.uk)

© 2017 Orwell River Cruises Limited
updated February 21, 2017

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