Private Hire at The Red Bus Bistro Edinburgh

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Bus Stop Stance ZF, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3BH, United Kingdom, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH
Old Town

Kenneth N.

About this space

One of our popular Edinburgh sightseeing tours with a difference. We show you the iconic Edinburgh sights whilst being served with delicious food and drink on our vintage red bus.


Event offers and packages

Package per person

Our celebration packages include a 1 ½ hour tour of Edinburgh while you enjoy a delicious afternoon tea.

You will be served a glass of prosecco on arrival, full afternoon tea, consisting of a sophisticated selection of finger sandwiches, warm mini quiches, warm scones with whipped cream and jam garnished with fresh strawberries, a selection of petite fours, scrumptious cupcakes, your choice of tea or coffee, included also is a refreshing gin cocktail of your choice, or a pot-tail depending on your party size, choose from our daily selection, served from our onboard cocktail cart.

Wedding Offers

Vintage Wedding Transport Package
£550 total
Arrive at your wedding venue in style aboard our vintage 1966 Routemaster bus. Passengers can enjoy a glass of prosecco and canapes while they travel to the destination of your choice. Bus can be hired for up to 3 hours.
Unique Wedding Venue
£1960 total
We offer a unique wedding experience onboard one of our Routemaster buses. A wedding venue with a difference, we cater for intimate weddings for up to 28 guests on a tour route of your choice in Edinburgh. Our wedding package includes hire of the bus for four hours; a glass of prosecco on arrival for every guest; a delicious three-course meal and a bottle of wine for each table.

The menu of the day will be truly yours – as our planners work with you to create mouth-watering dishes to suit you and your guests.

Flowers and a Humanist celebrant to perform the wedding can be provided as part of the package at an additional fee.

Prices

Monday
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Per day
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The minimum number of group bookings is 10.

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Tuesday
12:00 – 18:00
from £55–£75 per person
Per afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £55 per person
Per day
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The minimum number of group bookings is 10.

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Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Wednesday
12:00 – 18:00
from £55–£75 per person
Per afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £55 per person
Per day
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The minimum number of group bookings is 10.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Thursday
12:00 – 18:00
from £55–£75 per person
Per afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £55 per person
Per day
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The minimum number of group bookings is 10.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Friday
12:00 – 18:00
from £55–£75 per person
Per afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £55 per person
Per day
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The minimum number of group bookings is 10.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Saturday
12:00 – 18:00
from £55–£75 per person
Per afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £55 per person
Per day
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The minimum number of group bookings is 10.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.
Sunday
12:00 – 18:00
from £55–£75 per person
Per afternoon
12:00 – 15:00
from £55 per person
Per day
12:00 – 18:00
from £75 per person
Note: Alcohol licence until 23:00. All prices include VAT.
The minimum number of group bookings is 10.

Send me a message through Tagvenue for a bespoke quote that's right for your event.
Mentioning your budget will help me propose the best option for your needs.

Capacity

Dining
up to 35

Catering and drinks

In-house catering
External catering not allowed
Venue provides alcohol
BYO alcohol not allowed

Facilities

Air conditioning
Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Music & sound equipment

Own music allowed
PA system / music speakers available
Bring your own DJ

Accessibility

Wheelchair accessible

Rules of the space

Allowed events

Loud music / events
Promoted / ticketed events
Wedding licence
Temporary event notices (TENs) available

Host rules

As it is a vintage bus, we have no seat belts, therefore, we would not recommend it for children under 6 years old.

Our Gin tour is suitable only for patrons who are 18 years of age and older; please note, under 18s may still be present on board.

Cancellation policy: Flexible

Show cancellation details

Red Bus Bistro, in a nutshell, is a quirky vintage London bus/restaurant touring the wonderful cities of Edinburgh, on a daily basis.

Our destination on this iconic vehicle/restaurant is a gastronomic journey to take in some of the best sites Edinburg has to offer and an opportunity to sample delicious home-cooked Scottish cuisine, all produced from locally sourced Scottish suppliers, and freshly cooked onboard.


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