Tipple & Toast

Our Vintage Mobile Bar

Heston the vintage mobile bar horse box!
Contact us today - Always a friendly smile!
Offering a range of beers on tap!
Heeeeere's Heston - Our vintage mobile bar!
As Featured on The National Wedding Guide!
Now offering miniature drinks! Perfect for wedding favours.

“Hello. Welcome to Tipple & Toast

The No.1 Vintage Mobile Bar!”



Bar Hire

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Hire Heston, the Vintage Mobile Bar

Tipple & Toast have designed a number of bar hire packages to cater for any event you might be planning. We understand how stressful organising an event can be so our primary aim is to work with you in order to provide a quality service that meets your needs.

Take a look through our three bar hire packages in the section below and let us take care of all your refreshment needs so that you can sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of your favourite tipple!

Key Benefits:

  • The option to customise your drinks menu!
  • All licencing applications completed on your behalf.
  • One set booking fee and minimum spend – no hidden surprises.
  • Super friendly staff!
  • Amazing vintage style and decorations to suit your event.


Packages

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Bar hire packages just for you!

Private Events

Birthdays, Celebrations & More!

Here at Tipple and Toast we love a good party, whatever the occasion! Whether it’s a glamping party or your dad's retirement do we can provide full bar hire for your event. Our friendly, personable approach means that we will work closely with you to guarantee a quality bar service that meets your needs perfectly.
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Weddings

Heston loves happy couples!

We would love to be of service for your special day by providing a quality bar that reflects you as a couple; after all, our own wedding was the inspiration behind Tipple and Toast! We can’t wait to hear all about your big day plans and to get cracking with the finer details of the bar to ensure everything is just perfect for you.
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Corporate Events

Flexible Events Packages!

If you are looking to book Heston for your corporate event then we have some fantastic options that are flexible to suit your requirements. You could even brand Heston with your business or product identity and promotional material.
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Contact Us

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Say Hello!

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Date & Location of Event

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We’re so glad you found us! Let’s chat.

You can phone us on 0115 9899512 or 07422518327

Email us at info@tippleandtoast.co.uk

Or fill out the contact form above, we’re really looking forward to hearing from you!



Testimonials

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Don't just take our word for it!

 

Naomi (Day 2 wedding celebration) 16.06.16

3“Thank you for providing us with a stylish and friendly drinks service throughout our special day. You did an amazing job and hope it was worth all of the hard work which I know you guys put it. We really appreciated it, thought “Tipple & Toast” was wonderful and will be sure to recommend you to everyone who’ll listen!”

Susannah (Wedding reception) 22.06.16

1“Hi Both,

Just wanted to say thanks so much for your help with keeping everyone well watered at the Wedding; I think everyone definitely was well watered! Sorry I didn’t get much chance to speak with you: hope you are having a great wedding season!”

Steve & Flick (Wedding reception) 18.04.16

2“A trendy vintage bar on wheels, whats not to love?
Both Laura and Stuart were both great from our first enquiry to packing the bar away at the end of the night. Heston played a big part in our little day and loads of the guests commented on how great the bar and service was. A Massive thanks guys
#bestweddingbar”

“Awesome bar with super service. You should hire them right now!! X”



About Us

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A Great Team

The Business

Tipple & Toast

Laura and Stuart, a husband and wife team, had the idea for the company in February 2015, not long after tying the knot. A few months later, in November 2015 they teamed up with Mark and Jade, owners of Dodson's Fresh Catch, mobile fish and chips. We are proud to be working together and believe our combined experience, creativity and ambition makes us a great team!
Click the icon to find out more about Dodson's fresh Catch. Why not book them alongside Tipple & Toast at your event!
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The Bar

Heston the Horsebox

After searching high and low for the perfect partner to house our vintage mobile bar we found Heston! A much loved Rice Horse Trailer, Heston has been beautifully renovated to the highest standard. We've carefully considered the aesthetics and hand picked every detail, injecting quirky touches of vintage and retro styling. Heston embodies superior design and a quality drinks service, and we guarantee he will provide a unique talking point at your event.

Laura

The Brains

Laura loves the intricate details of our bar. The personalised feel, the vintage styling and the general beauty of this business are down to her. A self-confessed perfectionist, Laura will make sure that Heston is presented perfectly and in keeping with your event.
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Stuart

The Brawn

Stuart has wanted his own business ever since his primary school teacher asked him "What do you want to be when you grow up?". Looking up to Entrepreneurs since an early age was only going to mean one thing and Stuart's work ethic means he will go that extra mile to make sure the service provided is second to none.
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Our Blog

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News from Heston
  • Premium Product Promise – Chapter 1 – Brewdog!


    The Infamous ‘Pilot’

    Here at Tipple & Toast we have a ‘Premium Product Promise’ and that’s exactly what you’ll get when you choose to hire a mobile bar from us. It’s something we haven’t advertised a great deal but something that’s been at the heart our model since the beginning. From 100% blue agave tequila, (no need to ‘shot’, although feel free) to a beautiful dark rum that’s perfect for your Cuba Libre (rum and coke!).

    So, as part of this promise, I’ve decided to give a little insight to each one of our products by producing a mini ‘blog series’… Let’s call it a ‘blogeries’… No? Not cool? Ok. Anyway, each post will explore one of our products by explaining what it is and why we decided on it in the first place. From the title, I’m sure you can guess which one we’re going to start with!

    What I love about Brewdog is watching people’s faces when they try their first pint. It’s a mixture of amazement and enlightenment. This may be a touch too far, but I’m pretty sure it changes people’s lives (picture the famous ‘mind blown’ meme). When hiring out our mobile bar, I’m yet to meet someone that doesn’t like it! Craft beer is somewhat of a young concept in Britain and many people are still stuck in their ways with traditional real ales and cheap lagers. Well, we’ve truly bought into Brewdog’s ‘Craft Beer Revolution’.

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  • Heston’s first double wedding!


    More mobile bar touring!

    And once again we’ve been incredibly busy and the bank holiday was the perfect weekend for a double wedding. Heston, our mobile bar, visited the lovely village of Hoveringham in Nottingham on Saturday. The very next day he went up to Lancashire for an intimate day 2 wedding celebration. Heston was truly in his element with a Tipi set up next to him in an open field.

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  • Our Mobile Bar in Yorkshire


    Heston on Tour: Mobile Bar in Yorkshire

    Wow, we’ve been incredibly busy over the last couple of weeks and that’s mostly likely why this blog post is a little late! We completed our first event (Hurrah!) and from the title, ‘Mobile Bar in Yorkshire’, I’m sure you can guess where in the country we went…but to be specific, it was a lovely, picturesque village hall in Thixendale, Yorkshire. (more…)

  • Creating a Vintage Mobile Bar in Nottingham


    Project Heston Restoration – Our Mobile Bar in Nottingham!

    Creating our vision for a vintage mobile bar in Nottingham has been a very exciting journey and last weekend was the big push to get Heston ready for serving the best drinks around! So what have we been up to? Here’s an exclusive low-down on how we have transformed Heston the horse box into a fabulous vintage bar – and if we do say so ourselves we think he’s now, by far, the best looking mobile bar in Nottingham…..if not the world! (can you tell we’re rather proud of ourselves?!)

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  • We wish you a Happy Easter


    Enjoy an adult Easter cocktail!

     

    Easter is upon us! Which in short, means it’s time to treat ourselves 🙂 (It also means the kids are off school and they’ll soon be covered in chocolate and running around on a sugar high… So an alcoholic Easter cocktail is likely to be music to your ears!)

    Experimenting with cocktails is one of our favourite things to do at Tipple and Toast, so we couldn’t miss the opportunity to create an over indulgent chocolatey treat to share with you. We have named it…’The Choc-cup Shake’

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FAQ

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Frequently Asked Questions

 

Do you accept card payments?

Yes, unlike a lot of mobile bars we do accept card payments (Visa/Mastercard). This is dependant on there being a mobile signal or Wifi access at the event. Please ensure this is tested prior to the day if you want your guests to be able to pay by card.

What happens if we don’t meet the minimum spend?

In most cases the minimum spend is easily achievable within the first few hours of an event. We will keep you updated throughout the event so that you know as soon as you have met the minimum spend for definite. However, we would recommend calculating the number of guests, and then multiplying this by the average amount they are likely to spend at the bar in order to estimate the likelihood of meeting this amount. Should the minimum spend not be met by the end of your event, it is the responsibility of the hirer to make up the difference after the event has taken place.

I want a specific drink serving at my event, is this possible?

Of course, after you’ve paid your booking fee we can work out the finer details of your event, including what you would like on the menu. We have a standard drinks menu which we will work to for every event, but if there are specific drinks you are after, we can adapt the menu to accommodate these. Understandably, this is subject to being able to source the drink you require. I.e. Rare Whisky’s and Spirits can be difficult in some circumstances.

Which areas do you cover?

We will travel pretty much anywhere, as long as the venue/location has sufficient access and space for a horse box. We include a 50-mile radius free of charge from NG12, and mileage is then charged at 35p per mile thereafter. Please note some locations would require members of staff to seek accommodation for the night and as such, would incur a flat fee.

Can you provide welcome drinks and drinks for the toasts?

We would be glad to. We do have a wedding drinks package available to view online if this is what you are after, however, if you are looking for something more bespoke, this can be worked out when we have your customer consultation. Once we have discussed your requirements we will be able to tailor a package to meet your needs and give you a quote based on the drinks selected.