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Edinburgh Afternoon Tea Experience Aboard a 1966 Routemaster Bus

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    Sit back, relax and enjoy our truly eclectic Afternoon Tea Experience. Start the day off with a celebratory glass of fizz, then be guided to your seat where a dainty cake stand awaits. A sumptuous selection of sandwiches, petits fours, cupcakes and warmed, freshly baked scones await.

    As the tour trundles around the streets of Edinburgh, you’ll be able to take in the sights while imbibing lashings of tea and coffee or the wine of your choice, specially chosen for you from our ‘buy on board’ drinks trolley.

    Our tours typically operate at 12 noon, 3.00 p.m. and 6.00 p.m., with each tour lasting approximately 90 minutes.
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    All reviews glass of prosecco scones gin cocktails finger sandwiches hen party spend an afternoon great afternoon bistro teapot journey wee activity edinburgh landmark atmosphere
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Had a lovely wee trip on red bistro bus today for my mums birthday . Great afternoon tea, service and food. Would totally recommend to people wanting to see a bit of the city whilst enjoying a fine afternoon tea.

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Victoria S
    Reviewed 5 days ago

    fantastic gin experience afternoon tea board the Red Bus Bistro, excellent food & service, great value for money. Would highly recommend

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Lynn M
    RedBusBistro, Front Office Manager at Red Bus Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to review Red Bus Bistro! We are glad you have enjoyed your experience and we would love to have you back on board!

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was a gift from our children. Took of 15 minutes late. Quite sure interior on the bus. High tea was meagre bearing in mind it cost £70 for the pair of us. During the Festival Edinburgh is rammed. Trip was very stop-start making drinking...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Stennie
    RedBusBistro, Public Relations Manager at Red Bus Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that you did not enjoy your time onboard Red Bus Bistro. As is stipulated in our terms we are not a guided tour that is why there was not a lot commentary.

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    We (self & 2 kids) would love to be able to report our experiences on the Red Bus Harry Potter tea & tour, to describe the sights; to relive what might well be delicious food. However, we cannot, as despite an advance booking we were...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank abamama0106
    RedBusBistro, Public Relations Manager at Red Bus Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    We are sorry to read this and we are trully sorry about the disappointment caused to you all. We are working on fixing these booking issues. As you said, we did refund your booking and even though we couldn't accommodate you at the moment, if...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    Excellent but could be better if they had a narrator a bit about the places on route for non locals I knew about the Route but better experience for visitors to to Edinburgh. The afternoon noon tea was excellent and staff excellent

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank drewwalker6012
    RedBusBistro, Public Relations Manager at Red Bus Bistro, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you so much for your feedback, we appreciate you taking the time to review us.

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    • Duration: 1h 30m
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    • Languages Offered: English
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