Frequently Asked Questions

Red Bus Bistro tours (excluding our gin & cocktail packages) are family friendly. As it is a vintage bus, we have no seat belts therefore we would not recommend it for children under 6 years old. If you do wish to bring your young child, we have a small space to store fold up push chairs.
Yes – we have a fully licenced bar, serving tea, coffee, soft drinks, wine, sprits and cocktails. You are also able to prebook specific drinks via our office prior to your tour.
Wheelchair users can come aboard providing they can exit the wheelchair and sit in one of the seats. We have downstairs seating available for this. We have a small space to store fold up wheel chairs. Red Bus Bistro can reserve seating free of charge in advance for the lower deck for those with mobility concerns.
Generally your seat will be determined by the bus manager before your tour. If you wish to be placed in a specific seat you can arrange this at point of booking. A supplement charge will apply for some seats. For example, to book the front seats on the top deck, there is a charge of £6 per person or if you wish to have guaranteed upstairs seating there is a charge of £4 per person.
Yes we do. Please let us know at point of booking if you have any dietary requirements and we will organise a bespoke menu suited to your needs. Some requests my incur a charge to cover cost of ingredients.
On the Wonderful Wizarding Tour of Edinburgh we have a live guide with full commentary. All of our other tours are packaged as a dining experience on a bus, but onboard hosts will point out areas of interest
On non-exclusive group bookings, we have a 10% discount for groups of 10 or more and a 20% discount on bookings of 20 or more.
Yes – we offer a discount of 20% on all bookings for emergency services staff. These discounts can be administered on telephone bookings. Proof of status will be required when boarding.
Yes – we offer private hires outwith our scheduled tours. Please call our office on 01355 229 448 to enquire.
Each tour is approximately 90 minutes long.