5 of the best dinner cruises in Paris

by Paul Joseph  |  Updated November 12, 2021

What better way to experience Paris’s legendary ability to tug at the heart strings than a cruise along the famous River Seine while enjoying a sumptuous meal?


If you’re planning a trip to Paris with that special someone, you may want to treat yourselves to a memorable dinner cruise. There are a wide number of companies offering a range of indulgent cruises in Paris, some of which include a mouth-watering on-board dinner as part of the experience. To help find the right one for you, we’ve picked out three of the best dinner cruises currently available in the City of Lights.

Romantic Seine River Dinner Cruise

Marvel at the beauty of Paris during this romantic 1.5-hour evening cruise for two. After boarding your vessel at the Quai de Solférino at 6pm, you’ll be able to get acquainted with the on-board facilities at your leisure. Once you’re ready to take your seat, you’ll be shown to an individual table by a window in the boat-restaurant, affording you exceptional views of the bridges and sights of the city all along the river banks. During the tour you’ll enjoy a delicious gourmet dinner, including a glass of champagne, coffee or tea, and rose petals while soaking up the vistas of such iconic landmarks as the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Musée d’Orsay, and the Eiffel Tower before your cruise comes to an end. From $109 per person.

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3-Hour Dinner Cruise on Seine River and Saint-Martin Canal


Lesser known than its Seine counterpart, Paris also boasts another important waterway in the shape of the Saint-Martin Canal. This 3-hour cruise takes in both and includes a mouth-watering on-board dinner. As well as offering the chance to see some of Paris’s most famous landmarks on the banks of the Seine, you’ll also get to see a more hidden side of Paris on the canal, including passing under a mysterious underground vault with natural light holes. The price of the tour includes dinner. From $81 per person.

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Seine River Cruise & Dinner on Champs Elysées Avenue

Discover Paris’s rich cultural heritage on this one-hour Seine River cruise before heading to an acclaimed restaurant on the iconic Champs-Elysées for a sumptuous dinner. With hourly departures throughout the afternoon until 8pm, you’ll get to admire famous monuments such as the Eiffel Tower, the Louvre Museum, and Notre Dame Cathedral from the comfort of your cruise.  You can also learn the history of Paris through an on-board audio guide available in 14 languages. After your cruise, head to dinner at L’Alsace, renowned for serving delectable French specialties, to bring your tour to a close. Dinner, including one glass of wine, is included in the tour price. From $63 per person.

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Seine River Dinner Cruise and Moulin Rouge Show

(Photo: Paris City Vision)

A popular choice with those with a bigger budget and more time on their hands, this all-day tour includes a river dinner cruise, a trip up the Eiffel Tower and a seat at the legendary Moulin Rouge cabaret show. After departing at 6pm, you’ll cruise along the Seine on a floating restaurant, savouring a delicious meal while watching the famous illuminated monuments and bridges of Paris speed by. Your next stop is the Eifel Tower where your skip-the-line ticket gives you priority access to the 2nd floor. Finally, you’ll sit down for the legendary Moulin Rouge (including a glass of champagne) in Paris’s bohemian Montmartre district to bring your memorable day to a close. From $306 per person.

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Paris: Cruise, Dinner and Cabaret Show at Lido de Paris

Admire the monuments and museums of Paris during a peaceful cruise on the Seine, followed by a delicious dinner and cabaret show. As you cruise down the river you can unwind while contemplating the city’s rich history, before disembarking and heading to the renowned L’Alsace restaurant on the Champs-Elysées Avenue. After dinner, you can move on to the nearby Lido de Paris to watch an unforgettable, spectacular and historic cabaret show dating back to 1948. The cost of the tour includes your cruise tickets, cabaret show tickets, and two course dinner. From $171 per person.

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