FAQs

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HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO HIRE SADDLERS MOBILE BAR?

The hire costs is £250 to hire which is non-refundable and payable upon booking, this covers:

  • Secures your chosen date

  • Beautifully converted vintage horse trailer lined with copper and oak for the duration of your event

  • The option to customise the drinks menu

  • A Temporary Event Notice to allow the sale of alcohol at your event

  • Two fully qualified, friendly members of staff to run the bar

  • Disposable biodegradable drink wear and straws (glassware available for additional fee and if the venue permits)

  • On board chillers to keep drinks icy cold

  • State of the art Draft system so you can have a lovely cold pint !

  • Wireless card payment system

  • Electronic iPad till system.

  • Electricity and water supply

  • Top of the range ambient music system which can be used for your very own playlist - or we can provide the selection for you. Further details available.


IS THERE A MINIMUM SPEND REQUIREMENT?

If you are having a CASH BAR (see below for details) where your guests pay for their own drinks, there is NO MINIMUM SPEND TO PAY.

If you are having an OPEN BAR (see below) we ask for deposit of £750 which is required one month prior to your event. This will then be deducted from your final bar bill. This figure is normally reached within the first 2 -3 hours of an event based on an average of 80 - 100 guests.


WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT PRICING STRUCTURES?

CASH BAR: we arrive on the day and charge your guests by cash or card (we can take all major card payments in the middle of a field - not a problem!)


HOSTS BAR: lets say you want to contribute £500 to pay for your guests drinks. We will keep a running tab throughout your event so guests can enjoy drinks on you up until the agreed amount and then we can revert to a cash bar. We can provide you with an itemised receipt for your spend.


OPEN BAR: your guests will not be charged and we settle up directly with you at the end of your event. Your minimum spend deposit for this option is dependent on the size of your event. Please contact us for further details. 

DO YOU OFFER A DRY HIRE SERVICE WHERE THE CLIENT PROVIDES THE ALCOHOL?

Saddlers don’t offer dry hire but we can recommend other companies who will be able to help.

DO SADDLERS PROVIDE ALL STAFF?

Yes, as a minimum we provide two fully trained members of staff. At least one member of staff will be a Personal License Holder.  Dependent on the number of guests at your event, additional staff may be required. Contact us for details.
 

WHAT IS YOUR STAFF UNIFORM?

Our staff are smartly dressed in black with branded slate grey aprons.


DO YOU OBTAIN THE EVENT LICENSE?

To sell alcohol at a private event or function, a local authority Temporary Events Notice (TEN)  is legally required. We will liaise directly with your local authority to book this on your behalf so you don't have to worry. The cost of this is included within the booking fee.


WHEN WILL YOU NEED TO SET-UP?

We will need a minimum of three hours to set up for any event. Ideally we would also visit the venue prior to your event to ensure we can set up as quickly as possible and we can liaise directly with the venue on your behalf to ensure everything goes smoothly.


WHAT DRINKS DO YOU SERVE?

We work with small batch and local producers wherever possible and serve a wide variety of drinks including:

  • Draft ale, beer and cider

  • Craft bottled beers, ciders, lagers and ales

  • Spirits including small-batch Gins, Rum, Whiskeys

  • Cocktails & Mocktails (we can also create bespoke cocktails for your event!)

  • Sparkling wines, Prosecco and Champagne (available on request)

  • Soft drinks

We will work with you on a bespoke drinks menu ahead of your event.


WHAT DO YOU SERVE DRINKS IN?

In everything we do, we take the greatest care to ensure that our carbon footprint and impact on the environment is minimised therefore, we only serve our drinks in disposable biodegradable clear cups and we always encourage our guests to bring them back to the bar for their refill throughout the evening. "Single use is no use! 

Glass hire may be provided for an additional fee and if the venue permits. 
 

DOES THE BAR NEED TO BE OUTSIDE?

Not necessarily. Providing the space is big enough and we can access inside the building we can go wherever you need us to. This could be in a Barn, Marque or simply the grand entrance to your favourite venue. We can speak to the venue beforehand to arrange access and check suitability on your behalf. 
 

CAN I CUSTOMISE THE BAR MENU AND BRANDING?

Yes, for an additional fee you can change our branding/colour schemes for your theme including front signage, bespoke cups and even uniforms. We can also work with you on customising the drinks menu, including personalised cocktails.

WHAT ARE THE DIMENSIONS OF THE BAR (H X W X D)?

2.7m x 4m x 2m
 

DO YOU HAVE INSURANCE?

Yes, we are fully insured with Public Liability Insurance.


WHAT TIME WILL YOU SERVE UNTIL?

We will try and serve as long as you want us to however; we have to be guided by local licensing authorities and venue restrictions. We will discuss this with you in advance.


WHAT FACILITIES DO YOU OFFER?

We have our own power supply if we are unable to connect to electricity on the day. We have our own internet router. We also have our own hot and cold water supply as well as as a state-of-the-art beer system to provide your guests with refreshingly cold draft lager, ale and cider. And of course, we have fridges! 


WHERE ARE YOU BASED AND HOW FAR WILL YOU TRAVEL?

We are based in Wiltshire, but are happy to travel all over the UK for a good party! Additional travel costs may occur, please contact us for details.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact us:

E. hello@saddlersbar.com

T. 01722 783075 / 07766733457

Cheers
Saddlers Team
 

 
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