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The UK's Must Have Travelling Bars

Have Booze, will travel. TOAST's pick of the best mobile bars

Why have a bog standard bar when you could have a cocktail caravan or gin pedalling bicycle rock up at your next do? From prosecco to Peroni and everything in between, here are TOAST picks some of the best travelling bars out there, bringing there glorious tipples to you, wherever you are!



There are plenty of ways of adding the WOW factor to your party – but a unique and quirky travelling bar has got to be up there. First and foremost, pretty much everyone likes a nice bit of plonk at a party – but when it’s served up from a stylish 70s caravan or a luxury horsebox-bar? Even better.

Although these fabulous wine-providers-on-wheels can work well nearly all year round, the spring and summer months are the best for travelling bar al fresco fun. Forget the huge plastic ice buckets that make the labels come off and actually get SO COLD that your hand hurts when you’re desperately grabbing around for that last bottle of beer. Instead why not add style, class and unforgettable FUN to your next do with something unique and quirky that serves great booze – what more could you want?

So if you’d like to watch as your guests delight and take snaps of your chosen chariot of booze, then here are TOAST’s pick of some of the most brilliant travelling bars out there. 

Chin Chin

Based in Kent, the Chin Chin caravan cocktail bar is a little beauty. This custom made creation has been expertly crafted from the shell of a vintage 1960's caravan and offers a unique three sided bar area, with step up decking allowing larger numbers of thirsty guests to be served at one time. It also comes with its own integrated refrigeration unit, coffee machine and hot beverage facilities, integrated lighting system for evening use, and under bar heating for the colder months! Perfect.

Chin Chin

Chin Chin Mobile Cocktail Bar packages are provided with a minimum of two members of staff and the relevant licenses and start from a corkage price of £7.50 per person, dependant on location. 

Lovely Bubbly

In my dreams, the Lovely Bubbly Prosecco Van would be parked in my garden, all the time. Imported directly from Italy and now based in Surrey, ‘Bubbly One’, is an authentic Piaggio Ape, lovingly and meticulously crafted to create a bespoke Prosecco Van serving up deliciously chilled Glera Frizzante, straight from the barrel. It’s also the only Prosecco Van in the UK to have its very own spectacular ‘Prossini Bar’ on the back, so your guests can jazz up their fizz with Bellini inspired cocktails, or perhaps an Aperol Spritz? They can even have a go at pouring their own if they like, for seriously fizzy fun.

Lovely Bubbly

Lovely Bubbly Co. Packages start from £700. 

The Roaming Caravan Co

Carry on caravaning with this gorgeous 70's caravan that has been lovingly converted into a super stylish bar on wheels, featuring custom-made bi-fold windows, solid oak flooring, a huge stainless steel ice sink and beautiful oak work tops. Not only does it look good but it can serve up pretty much anything you like too – from hand crafted cocktails to chilled fizz, craft beer to mulled wine, all served by friendly experienced bar staff. The caravan is based in South Wales but as the name suggests, it loves to roam and can do so all over the UK!

Roaming Caravan

The Roaming Caravan Co Please enquire for pricing and availability. 

Cotswold Mule Williams GB Gin Horsebox Bar

Giddy up! Cocktail experts The Cotswold Mule launched their brilliant gin-powered horsebox last year, in collaboration with premium single-estate distillery Chase. It's available to rent out for any occasion, and it's not only beautiful and huge fun, but practical as well; the horsebox comes equipped with an expert team who will ensure that everything runs smoothly on the day, from making sure the bar is fully stocked, to ensuring that your guests don't have to wait too long for their drinks. As well as mixing up some fabulous cocktails of course! Perfect for horsing around this summer (ahem).

Williams Gin Horsebox

The Cotswold Mule please enquire for hire packages. 

Piaggio Mobile bar

For authentic Italian style, why not get the The Piaggio Bar parked up at your next do? It’s is a 3-wheeled 1950’s Piaggio Ape that has been beautifully transformed into a unique little mobile bar, serving Brut ProseccoPink Prosecco, and Peroni beer, all on tap and all flash cooled, so you don’t have to pre-chill hundreds of bottles. The Ape’s compact size means it can fit into most event spaces making it perfect for garden parties of any size, and just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, it can also serve up pizza! Perfect for lining tummies…

Piaggio

Piaggio Mobile Bar - Hire packages are vailable on request.  

Betty's Bubbly

So little Betty here is also a Piaggio Ape but as you can see, she is most definitely pretty in PINK! Recently converted by her owner Annie (who says that Betty ‘always makes people smile!’) Betty has 2 kegs on board, each serving 160 glasses of chilled Glera Fizzante from two taps at the back. She also comes fully set up with pretty floral baskets as well as a little gazebo, just in case of any rain showers! Definitely the prettiest Prosecco van out there.

Bettys Bubbly Van

Betty's Bubbly prices availble on request.

Boston and Co

So Boston and Co’s stylish pop up bar isn’t on wheels exactly, but it can still travel and pop up almost anywhere! Whether it’s a house or a marquee, their scandi-chic wooden bar, complete with trendy exposed light bulbs, can either be 1.5 or 3 metres long, depending on the size of your event. It comes complete with expert mixolgists who can create the coolest of cocktails, and the bar can also be themed to the style of any event with specific bunting, uniforms, drinks names, menus and pretty much anything else you can possibly think of.

Boston Co

Boston & Co

The Shack Revolution

Rich and James Manning, two brothers from Herefordshire, built The Shack Revolution back in 2011 and since then they’ve spent the past 6 years taking their farm-made boutique and bespoke bars (or Shacks) to parties all over the country. Completely versatile and seriously fun, their pop up shack bars can be tailored to serve up just about anything; from a Mojito bar to Real Ale & Cider Bar, fresh juice bar to a gourmet espresso bar! Whatever you want at your do – the boys can make it happen.

Shack Revolution

The Shack Revolution

Travelling Gin Company

Gin lovers, brace yourselves. How about freshly mixed premium gin cocktails served up from the wicker basket of a charming, traditional delivery bicycle? I thought you’d like that. Meet the Travelling Gin Company. This super trendy two-wheeler can pedal around your party and provide your guests with some seriously fun refreshment; as well as the classics and always offering something seasonal, the bicycle can also serve up a bespoke cocktail to perfectly suit your occasion. Gin delivered - what a dream.

Travelling Gin Company

Travelling Gin Company Prices and avaialbility on request. 

Elsie Road

Elsie Road’s magnificant and unique mobile bar is truly a thing of beauty; a 1960s teardrop caravan beautifully converted into a sophisticated, mobile cocktail bar, with an opulent Orient Express feel. Its sleek shiny wood proudly displays all that is required, from beautiful vintage glasses on hanging racks, a central, sunken ice cooler and an array of intriguing and tempting bottles, ready to be mixed into a remarkable selection of cocktails. It’s super stylish, incredibly unique and guaranteed to delight your guests, and not just because of the cocktails either!

Elsie Road

Elsie Road mobile bar is available on request and packages tailored to your event.


For more details on all the vendors listed above and even more mobile bars, then head over to TOAST’s Little Black Book where you will find a wide range of UK suppliers.  

 

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