Savour the delicious, robust flavours of authentic French cuisine and see the sights of one of the most beautiful cities in the UK with this Oxford River Cruise with Three Course Meal and Wine at Brasserie Blanc for Two. You and a friend will board a boat for a magnificent cruise along the Thames, taking in a side of Oxford's heritage few visitors get to see. Marvel at famous landmarks such as Christchurch College, Port Meadow and Godstow as you relax onboard the small and comfortable vessel. You'll see the famous Oxford University boathouses, regatta course, Folly Bridge and Osney Island as you pass through this spectacular city, some of which has hardly changed in hundreds of years. After your cruise you can enjoy lunch or dinner in Oxford's Brasserie Blanc, where inspiration from Raymond Blanc's childhood comes to the plate through hearty and homely French dishes and a menu that's regularly updated to reflect the seasons. You and your guest will enjoy three courses chosen from a specially selected set menu along with a glass each of house wine - selected to complement the flavours you'll enjoy as you dine. Bon Appetit!
Need to Know
You'll make your booking in advance for either lunch or dinner at Brasserie Blanc, Oxford. On arrival you'll be warmly welcomed and shown to your pre-booked table. Brasserie Blanc have hand selected a wonderful set menu for each of their Acorne guests to dine from. Dishes can be ordered on arrival and are based on the latest seasonal offerings.Take your time making your selection of three courses from the set menu that features at least three choices for each course, and enjoy a 125ml glass of house wine, half a pint of lager, or soft drink as you dine. You'll also escape for a pre-booked river cruise atop the Thames. Embarking from Folly Bridge, your approximately 2 hours 30 minute cruise will allow you to take in some of the finest that the historic city has to offer. Following the University Regatta Course, some highlights include Christ Church Meadows, the University Boat Houses and the tranquil water meadows that surround Oxford.