History on the Thames: HMS Belfast Admission and Elegant Riverside Dining for Two

  • Add an extra guest (eight maximum) +
    £64.5
  • Add a wine pairing for two people +
    £70

History on the Thames: HMS Belfast Admission and Elegant Riverside Dining for Two

London Bridge, London

£130
  • Add an extra guest (eight maximum) +
    £64.5
  • Add a wine pairing for two people +
    £70

“Le Pont de la Tour is one of London's most iconic restaurants” Open Table

Why we love it

Originally a Royal Navy light cruiser and home to up to 950 naval crew at a time, HMS Belfast is a museum ship now permanently moored on The Thames. This piece of living history tells the stories of those who lived and worked on board this impressive warship from WW2 to 1963. Explore nine decks of history, before dining at iconic riverside restaurant, Le Pont de la Tour; an elegant London stalwart serving up innovative French cuisine with magnificent views of the City and Tower Bridge.

What's Included?

  • Explore British naval history on a cultural day out in London with admission tickets for two people to HMS Belfast
  • Followed by a five-course tasting menu each at elegant riverside restaurant, Le Pont de la Tour
  • Savour dishes such as ‘Sautéed halibut with cockles ragout and marsh samphire’

Exclusive to TRULY

  • This package is exclusively available through TRULY

Description

Originally a Royal Navy light cruiser, HMS Belfast gives visitors an insight into life onboard this iconic warship during WWII. Now part of Imperial War Museums, the museum ship is dedicated to telling the stories of those who lived and worked on board during its time in active service at sea.

Find your sea legs and explore all nine decks of the ship’s amazing history. Venture into the interactive Operations Room to understand how the ship worked, and delve even deeper into the bowels of the ship in the Engine Room. Enjoy the view up the Thames from HMS Belfast’s elevated vantage points and hear first-hand accounts from veterans in the Life at Sea Exhibition and experience the sights and sounds of battle, as the ship opened fire in support of the Allied troops at the D-Day landings in The Gun Turret Experience.

Round off the day with a five-course tasting menu at elegant restaurant, Le Pont de la Tour. Head Chef, Frederick Forster has trained under some of the world’s finest chefs and serves a combination of flavoursome traditional and modern French dishes with technical precision. The restaurant boasts an extensive terrace with stunning, uninterrupted views of the City and Tower Bridge complemented by a design inspired by 1930’s Parisian chic.

Sample Menu

  • Baby beetroots, heritage tomatoes, warm goat's cheese, basil dressing, and nasturtium
  • Seared duck foie gras, caramelised plum, puffed wild rice
  • Sautéed halibut, cockles ragout, marsh samphire
  • Cannon of lamb, Provencal vegetables, herb gnocchi, and basil pesto
  • Opera cake, praline cream

Description

Originally a Royal Navy light cruiser, HMS Belfast gives visitors an insight into life onboard this iconic warship during WWII. Now part of Imperial War Museums, the museum ship is dedicated to telling the stories of those who lived and worked on board during its time in active service at sea.

Find your sea legs and explore all nine decks of the ship’s amazing history. Venture into the interactive Operations Room to understand how the ship worked, and delve even deeper into the bowels of the ship in the Engine Room. Enjoy the view up the Thames from HMS Belfast’s elevated vantage points and hear first-hand accounts from veterans in the Life at Sea Exhibition and experience the sights and sounds of battle, as the ship opened fire in support of the Allied troops at the D-Day landings in The Gun Turret Experience.

Round off the day with a five-course tasting menu at elegant restaurant, Le Pont de la Tour. Head Chef, Frederick Forster has trained under some of the world’s finest chefs and serves a combination of flavoursome traditional and modern French dishes with technical precision. The restaurant boasts an extensive terrace with stunning, uninterrupted views of the City and Tower Bridge complemented by a design inspired by 1930’s Parisian chic.

Sample Menu

  • Baby beetroots, heritage tomatoes, warm goat's cheese, basil dressing, and nasturtium
  • Seared duck foie gras, caramelised plum, puffed wild rice
  • Sautéed halibut, cockles ragout, marsh samphire
  • Cannon of lamb, Provencal vegetables, herb gnocchi, and basil pesto
  • Opera cake, praline cream

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book the tasting menu for lunch at 1.30pm, or for dinner at 6pm
  • Arrive at the HMS Belfast at least two hours before the preferred restaurant booking time
  • Allow approximately 10 minutes to walk to the restaurant
  • Note that November to March, lunch bookings are advisable as HMS Belfast closes early

Opening Times:

  • HMS Belfast is open 10am to 6pm (last admission 5pm)
  • Reduced hours from Nov 1st to Feb 28th; closing at 5pm (last admission 4pm)
  • Le Pont de la Tour is open for lunch Monday to Friday, 12pm to 2.30pm, and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays, 12pm to 3pm
  • Le Pont de la Tour is open for dinner Monday to Friday, 6pm to 10.30pm, and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays, 6pm to 9.30pm

Additional Information

This experience is valid for booking within six months from the date of issue.

This experience is priced for two people. Additional guests can be added by selecting "add an extra guest" above, up to a maximum group size of 10 people. Prices may vary for larger groups - please contact TRULY with your requirements.

The menu is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Most diets can be accommodated, excluding vegan.

Any extra drinks or other products consumed can simply be paid for on-site.

Please note that no cancellations are possible once booking is confirmed.

Service charge (12.5%) is not included at Le Point de la Tour; this is left to the guests’ discretion on the day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

Plan Your Day

Suggested Itinerary:

  • Book the tasting menu for lunch at 1.30pm, or for dinner at 6pm
  • Arrive at the HMS Belfast at least two hours before the preferred restaurant booking time
  • Allow approximately 10 minutes to walk to the restaurant
  • Note that November to March, lunch bookings are advisable as HMS Belfast closes early

Opening Times:

  • HMS Belfast is open 10am to 6pm (last admission 5pm)
  • Reduced hours from Nov 1st to Feb 28th; closing at 5pm (last admission 4pm)
  • Le Pont de la Tour is open for lunch Monday to Friday, 12pm to 2.30pm, and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays, 12pm to 3pm
  • Le Pont de la Tour is open for dinner Monday to Friday, 6pm to 10.30pm, and Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays, 6pm to 9.30pm

Additional Information

This experience is valid for booking within six months from the date of issue.

This experience is priced for two people. Additional guests can be added by selecting "add an extra guest" above, up to a maximum group size of 10 people. Prices may vary for larger groups - please contact TRULY with your requirements.

The menu is subject to seasonal change and availability. Please state any dietary requirements at the time of booking. Most diets can be accommodated, excluding vegan.

Any extra drinks or other products consumed can simply be paid for on-site.

Please note that no cancellations are possible once booking is confirmed.

Service charge (12.5%) is not included at Le Point de la Tour; this is left to the guests’ discretion on the day.

All bookings are subject to availability. We advise booking at least two weeks in advance to guarantee the desired date and time.

How it works

  • Choose your experience

    Treat yourself or share with someone you truly care about.

  • We arrange everything

    Our concierge will arrange everything, even the little extras.

  • Relax and enjoy

    Simply show up and savour the memory that will last a lifetime.

Location

The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2JH

36D Shad Thames, London SE1 2YE

HMS Belfast The Queen's Walk, London SE1 2JH

Le Pont de la Tour 36D Shad Thames, London SE1 2YE

Allow approximately 10 minutes to walk to the restaurant

History on the Thames: HMS Belfast Admission and Elegant Riverside Dining for Two

  • Add an extra guest (eight maximum) +
    £64.5
  • Add a wine pairing for two people +
    £70

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