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Fantastic day out

Went on the Emmeline Pankhurst cruise yesterday with Sunday lunch included. Fantastic food, staff... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Manchester, United Kingdom
Canal tour seeing more

We have been in Manchester for A couple of days and it was great to see more of the city. We would... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“salford quays”(18 reviews)
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Our family-run company has operated passenger boats in Manchester for over 25 years and our two vessels, LS Lowry and Emmeline Pankhurst, are named after famous local people who were born, lived and worked in Manchester and Salford, the very areas...more
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Castlefield Hotel Liverpool Road | Events Arena, Castlefield, Manchester M3 4JR, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on the Emmeline Pankhurst cruise yesterday with Sunday lunch included. Fantastic food, staff, and service. Everything about the food and service was really 5 star.John and his staff were brilliant,serving up a classic Sunday lunch with great wine also. Well done to all the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have been in Manchester for A couple of days and it was great to see more of the city. We would not have been able to a learn about the bridges and city sites. Very nice ride on a sunny day. We needed our...More

Thank LLenke
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I booked with City Centre Cruises for my husband's surprise 50th Birthday party. From beginning to end the service was exemplary. We had a fabulous night with friends and family. The staff were friendly, polite and helpful. The bar well stocked and reasonably priced. We...More

2  Thank Alibob3
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Very relaxed and informative trip I did it twice so I could get more photos, the staff were friendly and helpful

Thank Natalie S
Reviewed 3 July 2018

From the moment we arrived for this brilliant cruise we were made to feel welcome by the amazing staff and captain. The captain's commentary throughout the trip was well presented and his knowledge of the surrounding areas were incredible. The front of house staff were...More

Thank Lorraine C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Lovely afternoon cruise. Staff were brilliant really helpful & friendly. Two of our party had dietary requirements which were catered for without difficulty even making sure that there were suitable replacements equally delicious. The food and service was excellent. It is our second cruise and...More

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

We enjoyed a relaxing and informative cruise from Ralli Quay to Salford Quay and back again. Plenty to view along the way and encouraging to see a variety of wildlife too. Interesting commentary provided by the captain of the vessel greatly enhanced the experience.

Thank Lincs1962
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

A great afternoon out with fantastic food and friendly staff . Brilliant commentary as we sailed down the bridgewater canal and Manchester ship canal sharing the rich industrial history of the remarkable setting and great views of Manchester and Media City from a different perspective....More

Thank Geoff H
Reviewed 9 April 2018

been on this trip 2 years ago and enjoyed both trips basic lunch but really nice,service was excellent would recommend it to anyone that wants to do something different for a Sunday lunch.

1  Thank John H
Reviewed 8 April 2018

This was a great way of seeing the intustridial past of Manchester. Some great views of the city. Really peaceful could be longer tour and be better value if it was longer. Need to have it sign posted better. Would do it again

1  Thank Spursgirl13
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7 August 2018|
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Response from Audrey C | Reviewed this property |
The minimum is 2 people. We have been 3 and 5. We enjoyed the trip on the Bridgewater Canal the best as it is more scenic. We only did Sunday lunch where you just get your lunch and the tour comentary but I believe you... More
5 July 2018|
Response from Audrey C | Reviewed this property |
No free parking at the canal side. There are a number of car parks close by but I don't think any free in the city centre. We used public transport because it was Manchester Day and very busy.
7 June 2018|
Response from Spursgirl13 | Reviewed this property |
They are open it's £18 for 2