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Private Hire at The Red Bus Bistro Edinburgh

Bus Stop Stance ZF, Waterloo Pl, Edinburgh EH1 3BH, United Kingdom, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH Show map
Old Town
Nicole A.

Nicole A.

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.


Capacity

Dining
up to 35

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.

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.
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.

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.
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.

Cancellation policy

Cancellation fee payable to the venue depending on the notice period:

  • 7+ days prior to the event No fee, guest receives full refund
  • 1 - 6 days prior to the event Fee payable is 50% of total hire cost
  • Less than 1 day prior to the event Fee payable is 100% of total hire cost

Catering

In-house catering
Allows external catering
Approved caterers only
BYO alcohol allowed
Can provide alcohol
Kitchen facilities available
Can provide halal
Can provide kosher
Complimentary water
Extensive vegan menu
Extensive gluten-free menu
Complimentary tea and coffee
Buyout fee for external catering

Licences

Alcohol licence until 23:00


Facilities

Audiovisual (AV) equipment
Air conditioning
Wi-Fi
Projector
Flatscreen TV
Whiteboard
Flipchart
Conference call facilities
Natural light
Disabled access
Storage space
Accommodation available
Parking available

Venue welcomes

Loud music/events
Own music equipment / DJ

Rules of the space

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.


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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