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Henley Royal Regatta

Henley Regatta

Wed 29th June to Sun 3rd July
10.30am - 6.00pm Daily
Morning Coffee & Champagne Reception
4 Course Meal with Coffee Or Tea
Afternoon Cruise along the course
Afternoon Tea

Our full day Garden Party / Cruise operates from Bird Place, Henley on Wed 29th June through Sun 3rd July.


Operates Wed 29th June - Sun 3rd July 2011.
Boarding commences 10:30.
Boat departs 11:30 (optional) / 15:00 (The vessel cannot return to the pier for latecomers)
Returns 18:00


There is a complimentary shuttle bus facility that runs in the morning from Henley Rail Station and takes guests back at the end of the day.

Limited car parking is available within the grounds of Bird Place, allocated on a first come first served basis, for a cost of £10 per day.

10.30am - 11.30am
Guests are welcomed at the exclusive Maidenhead Steam Navigation Facility at Bird Place, Henley on Thames, RG9 2LN.
Morning coffee and Danish pastries can be enjoyed whilst you are entertained by our resident Traditional Jazz Band on the Lawns.

Jazz Band

11.30 - 1.00pm
A Pimms, Bucks Fizz and Champagne reception will be served on the Lawns and onboard our elegant river boats as we begin an optional cruise aboard one of our luxury vessels up and down the racing course during which you will have the opportunity to enjoy the rowing and wonderful atmosphere of the most prestigious event of the English Summer Season.


In your exclusive marquee a four-course luncheon will be served accompanied by fine French wines, English waters and Liqueurs.

4-Couse Meal

Our afternoon cruise will take you upstream and after passing the finish line, you will be able to take in the views of Henley Town Centre, before the vessel navigates Rod Eyot Island. We will then cruise the entire length of the Course allowing guests to take in views of the Stewards Enclosure and Temple Island before returning to Bird Place.
There will be a complimentary bar of Pimms, wines, beers and soft drinks available throughout the cruise.

Boat    Waterway

Upon arrival back at Bird Place, a classic English Afternoon Strawberries & Cream Tea will be served, which can either be enjoyed within your marquee or on the Lawns.

Afternoon Tea

Guests depart the Maidenhead Steam Navigation facility.
(All times are approximate)

Henley Gardens


Times of Operation: Wednesday 29th June, Thursday 30th June, Friday 1st July, Saturday 2nd July, Sunday 3rd July, 10.30am - 6.00pm daily.


On Arrival

Cafetières of Roasted Arabica Coffee, Indian Teas & Infusions
Selection of Morning Pastries, American Muffins and Homemade Cookies and Biscuits
Skewers of Tropical Fresh Fruit with a crushed Berry Yoghurt Dip
Reception Drinks served on the Lawns
Morning Champagne, Bucks Fizz or Pimms No1
There is a complimentary bar available throughout the day*

Morning Cruise

During the optional morning cruise there will be a complimentary bar on board.

Luncheon Served within the Marquee

Amuse Bouche
A Summer Pea & Mint Infusion with a Tiny Spoon

Timbale of Loch Fyne Smoked Salmon with Crevettes
(A tower of smoked salmon that binds marinated Atlantic prawns, served with char-grilled English asparagus spears, baby pear tomatoes and a lime dressing)
Vegetarian Alternative
A Mosaic of Mediterranean Summer Vegetables
(wrapped in sweet baby leeks with a basil pesto dressing, pickled samphire and a summer cress salad)

Main Course
Cold Poached Canadian Lobster
(with new potatoes, grilled asparagus, seared cherry tomatoes, a micro herb
salad and smoked Cornish sea salt)
OrRoasted Rump of English Spring Lamb
(set on a bed of wilted spinach and butternut squash with dauphinoise potatoes, a shiraz reduction and roasted heirloom baby tomatoes on the vine
Vegetarian Alternative
Tartlets of Smoked Mozzarella & Caramelised Sweet Red Onion
(with rosemary parmentier potatoes, steamed Norfolk asparagus, roasted heirloom baby tomatoes on the vine and a hollandaise sauce)
An Assiette of Chocolate
(a trio of three chocolate desserts designed to delight the senses)
Milk Chocolate & Tonka Bean Mousse with Fresh Strawberries and a
Chocolate Straw
White Chocolate Cup with Sugared Raspberry
Bitter Chocolate Delice with a crushed Summer Berry Coulis
A Selection of English Cheeses
Somerset Brie, Mature Montgomery Cheddar, Colsten Bassett Stilton and Cornish Yarg accompanied by spiced Apple Chutney, Celery Hearts, Grapes, Mixed Nuts and a Selection of Biscuits, Crackers & Wafers
Selection of Hand Crafted Breads
Mitres of Unsalted English Butter
Tea or Coffee
Selection of English Teas and Infusions, Cafetieres of Roasted Arabica Coffee Served with Hand Made Chocolates and Petit Fours


Fine French Chablis & Pinot Noir
LBV Port or Cognac

Afternoon Cruise

During your cruise there will be a complimentary bar of Pimms, Wines, Beers, Lagers and Soft Drinks

Afternoon Tea to be served within the Marquee

Selection of Dainty Cut Sandwiches
To include Cucumber with Mint Butter,
Traditional Smoked Scottish Salmon, Egg & Cress,
Cream Cheese & Chive served on a Variety of Speciality Breads

Selection of Traditional Afternoon Tea Pastries and Scones
Mini Fruit and Plain Scones served with Fresh Clotted Cream and Strawberry Preserve,
Raspberry Mille Feuille and Chocolate Eclairs

Fingers of Home Baked Cakes
Rich Fruit Cake, Lemon Drizzle Cake, Carrot Cake & Madeira Cake

Bowls of Fresh English Strawberries
Served with Clotted Cream

Selection of Teas to Include:
Earl Grey, Assam, Darjeeling and Herbal Tisanes
Served with Milk or Lemon.

Cafetierès of Roasted Arabica Coffee

* Champagne is available in the morning only.




£195.00 per person.


Kindly forward full payment stating number of tickets required (for parties, one cheque, please).

For reservations or further details:

Please PHONE: 020 7237 3108 or 020 7237 9111
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Terms & Conditons

Once tickets have been booked and issued they cannot be exchanged and no money will be refunded. The Public Cruises are open to all ages and all sexes and we cannot guarantee numbers in any one category.