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Bateaux New York Lunch Cruise

Highlights / General details

A Lunch Cruise aboard Bateaux is among the most unique ways to see Manhattan. Great for New York City natives and visitors alike, the two-hour cruise is an escape from the hustle and bustle of the city in a relaxed, yet sophisticated, setting. Enjoy an afternoon of dining, dancing and incredible views as you cruise along the Hudson River.

Bateaux cruises depart from Chelsea Piers in New York City, following a route that includes well-known landmarks like the Freedom Tower, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island. See the majestic New York City skyline and get up-close views of the iconic Manhattan and Brooklyn Bridges. Enjoy incredible views from inside the glass-enclosed ship or head out to the open-air observation area. Bateaux’s pianist will entertain you with interesting facts about New York’s notable sights as we cruise by.

Our pianist will also delight with a variety of tunes. You'll hear music ranging from a light selection of familiar favorites to a more up-tempo assortment featuring jazz, Broadway and blues. Piano melodies are the perfect complement to a leisurely three-course lunch, filled with flavorful selections prepared by our chef. Enjoy attentive and friendly service for your party while you savor creative appetizers, entrées and desserts.


2-hour cruise plated lunch service; live entertainment; Coffee, Tea, Ice-Tea; Services Charges and Fees.


Additional beverages purchased on board; Gratuities on on-board purchases; Transportation to/from pier.

Bateaux Lunch Cruise:


Beet & Goat Cheese Salad: Organic Mixed Greens, Roasted Golden & Crimson Beets, Candied Pecans, Orange-Anise Vinaigrette.

Scottish Smoked Salmon Platter: Bagel, Cream Cheese, Shaved Red Onions, Roma Tomatoes, Capers.

Greek Yogurt Parfait: Rolled Oat Granola, Mixed Berries.


Miso Glazed Cod: Pea & Wasbi Mash, Oyster Mushrooms, Baby Carrots, Sugar Snap Peas, Soy & Sweet Mirin Sauce.

Maple & Mustard Glazed Chicken Breast: Fingerling Potatoes & Chives, Haricot Verts, Dijon Mustard Cream Sauce.

Sundried Tomato & Feta Quiche: Organic Mixed Greens, Red Wine Vinaigrette.


New York Style Cheesecake.

Salted Caramel Cake: Dark Chocolate Ganache, Raspberry Sauce.

**Menu subject to change. Before placing your order, please inform your server if anyone in your party has a food allergy**

Hours of operation

Available: April 2016 – March 2017

Monday - Friday Sails: 12:00-2:00 pm.

Saturday Sails: 12:00-2:00 pm.

On the day of your cruise, please check in at the ticket booth at least 45 minutes prior to the scheduled departure time.


Approximately 2 hours.


New York Ticket Booth Address - Chelsea Piers – Pier 61, New York, NY 10011-1015.

Additional Information

Additional alcoholic, soft drink, and other beverages are available for purchase on board.

Cruise will operate year-round and in most weather conditions. Each enclosed deck is climate controlled and the weather will not affect your cruise. In the case of severe weather conditions or upon direction of the U.S. Coast Guard, the ship will remain dockside for the length of the event.

Boarding Photos will be available for purchase on-board and after the cruise.

Participant restrictions

Children are welcome on our lunch cruises. Children under 3 are complimentary and a discount is offered between the ages of 3 and 12 on our standard lunch and brunch cruises.


Dress Code: For gentlemen, we recommend dressy casual attire such as nice slacks and a collared shirt. For women, dressy-casual attire. Dark or dressy Jeans are acceptable. However, we strongly recommend no casual jeans, t-shirts, shorts, athletic shoes or flip flops at any time.

Rates may not apply for holiday and specialty cruises and are subject to change.

The vessel is wheelchair accessible. However, you must inform the supplier of your specific needs at time of reservations.

*Cruise schedules change often. Guests will receive sail time upon final confirmation.