Bistro-Style Seine River Dinner Cruise - Paris


For those tight on time, this 75-minute Seine River cruise is perfect. Discover Paris' glittering waterfront sights in a relaxed, casual setting, and enjoy dinner with a view. Board a boat on Ile de la Cit, the epicenter of Paris, and cruise past Notre Dame Cathedral, the Louvre, Place de la Concorde, the Eiffel Tower and more famous attractions. Savor a simple 3-course meal from the comfort of your window-facing armchair, and upgrade to include wine or Champagne.


  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors
  • Perfect for all ages and skill level
  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Dinner included

Details about this tour

Board an elegant boat on Ile de la Cit, the historic heart of Paris, and head out along the River Seine to enjoy dazzling views of the city at night. This 75-minute cruise takes you past Paris most interesting and beautiful riverside attractions, and with your information booklet to hand, you can read up on them all from the comfort of your table.
Cruise past impressive Notre Dame Cathedral and admire its imposing Gothic architecture from your pristine vantage point. Continue to Ile St Louis, an ancient and tranquil spot in the middle of the Seine.
As your captain guides you gracefully along the river, keep an eye out for other special points of interest; Htel de Ville, the Louvre Museum, the Muse dOrsay, Place de la Concorde and the dazzling Eiffel Tower all line your route, and your vantage point affords you wonderful viewing angles.
As Paris nighttime panorama drifts by, enjoy a lovely 3-course set dinner: start with foie gras, followed by a chicken or fish specialty, and end with a duo of sweet treats. Upgrade to include wine or Champagne with your meal. The boat's armchair-style seats all face outward, ensuring amazing views as you dine.
After 75 minutes of cruising the Seine, disembark at Ile de la Cit, where your tour began.

Please note: From November to April the route is different due to high river levels. The cruise will start and end near the Eiffel Tower and will pass fewer sites than the summer cruise.


  • Dinner - 3-course dinner
  • Half a bottle of wine per couple (if option selected)
  • Half a bottle of Champagne per couple (if option selected)
  • Information booklet
  • Entry/Admission - Seine River


  • Audio commentary


Menus Summers 2018 (menus are subject to change)

Paris en Scene Menu


• Tomato, mozzarella and pesto
Main courses

• Sliced duck with crushed potatoes

• Salmon pavé with italian spices 


• Tartelette aux fruits de saison Seasonal fruits pie

Vegan Menu (reservation only)


• Lentil salad, girolles, artichoke hearts and old-fashioned vegetable soup

Main Course

• Polenta and wild mushroom cake, seasonal vegetable fricassee, saffron pepper coulis


• Pineapple carpaccio
Children Menu

Main course

• Salmon fillet, saffron cream sauce, rice pilaf with seasonal vegetablesOR

• Chicken supreme, mushroom sauce, rice pilaf with seasonal vegetables

• Duo of desserts

• Water for all menus

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Minimum age to drink alcohol is 18

Vegan menu available

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Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


  • Ansunette M

    Really worth every cent. Excellent food and excellent service. Beautiful views - recommended to our tour group as well

  • tomycoff

    Great views, good food. However, if you are going to book this book it later Thant 6:15. We were rushed off the boat and were not able to finish our beverages.

  • Rhiz Novah A

    It was my 4th visit to Paris but first time to do the Seine River cruise. This is a great way to have a relaxing time to see some parts of the city. But nothing beats exploring Paris by foot. However, if you're not a fan of walking, this would be a good alternative and will give you a chance to sit back and just enjoy the view. It was a bit tricky to find the boat, so make sure to go to the Bir Hakeim bridge and find the middle area where the green statue is. Across, on the other side of the bridge is the access stairs to go down to where the boat is docked.

  • John W

    Our husband and I were in Paris for a few days celebrating our 40th Wedding Anniversary. We decided to do something special for our anniersary and chose the Seine River Dinner Cruise. We had a brilliant relaxing time - weather was lovely, food was great and staff were courteous. Couldn't have asked for anything more. There were many famous attractions to spot along the journey and they looked more spectacular when they were all lit up. We would highly recommend this to people of all ages. There was a slight downside. The boat was very tricky to find, directions were poor. Other passengers mentioned this too. One family missed their 6pm dinner and had to change to the 8pm slot as they couldn't find the boat in time.

  • Nirdoola R

    We waited for the boat other side of the river for over an hour...only when i called the number on booking confirmation letter 15 mins before departure as i didnot see the boat...
    The csa told me it was a blue boat....someone working on another boat had to speak to csa to explain to me exactly where to go within 5 mins we had to run....including elderly family member was so stressful ...disappointing when i was not sent any map for exact location.

  • Joseph R

    Impossible to find. Terrible. Don’t book this through Viator. Better to find a boat in Paris and book there. Also Viator charges an extra 6” Euro. Total rip off.

  • Martha B

    It is about time for Viator to make sure there is a way to find the boat. I wanted to treat a few frinds to an amazing dinner on the Siene river. They were looking for one hour, never found the boat. They then changed the reservation for 10 pm. Then again, they couldn't find it. Viator refunded part of the fee.
    I coudl have treated them to a dinner at a nice restaurant instead.
    Very disappointed in Viator There are several comments about this issue, not addressed, obviously


    Food and service on the boat was great. Loved the view and the seating was good.Would have loved it if the trip was a little bit longer.

  • Jessica O

    The experience itself was amazing. The crew are super sweet and efficient. The only thing I would say was a bit difficult was finding the departure location. They should really be more specific for tourists.

  • Nomonde R

    We loved everything minute of it. Courteous staff, lovely food as well as the brilliant photographer who managed to capture great moments.

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