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Edinburgh’s Most Unique Afternoon Tea

The majestic city of Edinburgh – there is so much to see and do that it is hard to know where to start. It can be easy to feel overwhelmed by the amount of choice and how to pack it all into one visit.Instead of spending a couple of hours out for lunch and a couple of hours on a tour of the city, why not combine both and give yourself more time to squeeze in more activities. How...

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A Christmas like no other with Red Bus Bistro

It’s getting to the time of year where we need to start thinking about office Christmas parties. It seems crazy to be talking about Christmas in July but you’ve got to be early to get booked into the perfect venue.Why just go out for a meal like you do every year when you can have an experience? Have a Christmas party like no other aboard the Red Bus Bistro that is sure to be the talk of the office...

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A Fun Family Day Out in Glasgow or Edinburgh

The school summer holidays – for the kids it is an exciting break from homework and freedom to play all day but for the parents, it can be a logistical nightmare. Trying to find enough play dates, activities and ideas for days out over the six-week break isn’t always easy.Here at Red Bus Bistro, we have a deal for a fun day out for the whole family to enjoy that won’t break the bank. Over the summer holidays we...

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Celebrate Graduation aboard the Red Bus Bistro

It’s been four years of hard work and dedication, but you’ve finally made it. Well done graduates! You’ve got your whole life ahead of you but first of all, it’s time to celebrate!Your family members will all be coming to town to celebrate you and your achievement, so why not make it extra special by coming aboard the Red Bus Bistro?Show them around the sights of the city in which you’ve been studying in style! Step aboard our beautifully...

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Celebrate Father’s Day with Red Bus Bistro

Have you got an amazing Father? Show him that he means way more to you than another cheap #1 Dad mug with our Red Bus Bistro Fathers Day package.Take him aboard one of our lovingly restored 1966 Routemaster buses for a special day out he will never forget. As he steps on board all the best memories of yesteryear will come flooding back – the only big difference is that we’ve replaced the Clippy with a gourmet chef!Don’t worry about...

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Timeless Afternoon Tea Experience in Gorgeous Glasgow

Step aboard our elegantly vintage ’66 Routemaster in Glasgowand let all of the best memories of years gone by flood back. Scottish heritage blends in with the iconic Britishness of our red bus as hints of tartan and stag lamps decorate the interior. Upon arrival, a friendly member of the crew will direct you to your table – and your celebratory glass of fizz. Take a seat and begin to relax and enjoy your experience aboard the Red Bus Bistro....

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A Braw Brew Tour

 Trying to find a gift for the man who has got everything? Or just looking for something new to do in Glasgow? Why not choose the Red Bus Bistro for a brewery tour experience like no other.Jump aboard our beautifully restored vintage Routemaster red bus where a fridge full of cool beers will be waiting to be brought to your table as you take in the sights of Glasgow.We will have your mouth watering as the smell of our...

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Spotlight on Suppliers: The Gin Bothy

Here at Red Bus Bistro, a great amount of thought is given to choosing suppliers for our bus tours. We look for many things such as provenance, quality and of course price. When it came to choosing our signature Gin supplier, the decision was easy. The good people at The Gin Bothy proved they had all the attributes we were looking for and more! Located in Kirriemuir in the foothills of the breathtaking Glens of Angus, owner Kim Cameron happened...

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BURNS ON THE BUS

Red Bus Bistro gets set to host its first ever Burns Supper.  Celebrating the life and times of Scotland’s National Poet: Robert “Rabbie” Burns.This tour is perfect for tourists and natives alike, and the lads and lasssies aboard are proud to celebrate its national bard.Oor MenuDram of Whisky Upon ArrivalStarter:Cock a leekie Soup with a warm bread rollMains:Haggis, Neeps and Tatties, accompanied by a whisky sauceOr:Vegetarian Haggis, Neeps and Tatties, accompanied with a whisky sauce.Dessert:CranachanTo Finish:Coffee, tea with...

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Ex air hostess says quirky Caribbean restaurants were inspiration behind new double decker restaurant

Taken from Daily RecordWORKING as an air hostess in the Caribbean, Alison Simpson would frequently dine at bus restaurants and knew the idea would take off in Scotland.She was charmed by the quirky venture, with old vehicles being converted into cafes and diners for tourists to enjoy.But when her son Bradley was diagnosed with autism, requiring her full time support, Alison put her business dream on hold.She gave up flying and became a full time mother, loving each day...

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