London Bar Bus

  • The Original Tour


  • Fun Time Partying, VIP Party and Something A Little Different
  • Tickets from £25.00
  • Background Music, Commercial/Pop and Party Mash Up
  • Over 18
  • Various dates from Saturday 6th June 2020
  • Multiple start times (see ticket info)


Sick of sitting in the same pub every weekend? Looking for something different to your normal rooftop bar? Maybe you have some mates visiting and you want to show them the best of London? Struggling for date night ideas? Don't worry, we've got you covered!

Jump on board the London Bar Bus as we take you on an unforgettable tour around London; a rooftop bar like no other as you take in all of the  magnificent sights of the city. Perfect for any occasion, our double decker bar bus is the perfect place to chill out and spend time together whilst cruising around London. With stunning views and a flowery interior, you're sure to get that next Instagram shot all while sipping on your favourite drink!

This is your chance to rediscover London like never before. Hop onboard London’s first bar bus for a truly original way to see the city.

Join us on this 90 minute tour of London and enjoy the iconic views of London - London Eye, Trafalgar Square, Parliament Square, St Paul's, Tower Bridge & Piccadilly Circus. Enjoy stunning views as the city is reflected in the river as you cross the Thames four times during the tour.

Your friendly hosts will be able to answer any questions you may have about London - want to know their favourite bar in London? Just ask! Want to know how many toilets Buckingham Palace has? Just ask! 

A truly original way to see the city!

✨ Don't miss our themed nights on board The London Bar Bus! 

Friday 8th May - Elton John vs Madonna

Friday 12th June - Taylor Swift vs Kanye West

Saturday 13th June - World Gin Day - More  information coming soon
Friday 10th July - Pop Up Music Night 

Friday 7th August - International Beer Day - More information coming soon
Thursday 13th August - National Prosecco Day - More information coming soon
Friday 4th September - Pop Up Music Night

✨ Looking for something different?

Sunday 24th May & 28th June - Sunday Quiz on The London Bar Bus
Here at The Original Tour, we've decided to combine an unlikely pair to bring you the first quiz night on board the London Bar Bus! Let us take you on an adventure through the capital while you and your mates laugh the night away while answering some hard hitting questions!

Friday 26th June - Dragged On Board 

Feisty, fun and fabulous, Dragged On Board is like no other bus tour in London. Discover the city from the comfort of London's very first Bar Bus and enjoy a live drag show in London on this witty and wonderful tour.


Drinks are not available for purchase on board the bus. All drinks must be purchased prior to your departure, this can be done at the check out process or by emailing our customer service department at or +44 (0)20 8877 1722.

Departure points:

Charles II St, next to Her Majesty’s Theatre, SW1Y 4QL

Duration: 90minutes

Be there 15 mins before your departure – we won't be able to wait for any late-comers!

Please read the T&C's for further information

No availability on the date you want to go, or wanting to enquire about private hire? Give us a call today on +44 (0)20 8877 1722 or email




Ticket Event time Cost
6.30pm Adult Ticket

Over 18, add your drink packages on the following page, T&C's apply

18:30 - 20:00 £25.00
6.30pm Adult's Pop-Up Music Night

Over 18, THEMED NIGHT TBC, add your drink packages on the following page, T&C's apply

18:30 - 20:00 £25.00
4pm Adult Quiz Sunday

Over 18, QUIZ SUNDAY, add your drink packages on the following page, T&C's apply

16:00 - 17:30 £25.00



The Original Tour, 17-19, Cockspur St, St. James's, SW1Y 5BL


The Original Tour
We're not called The Original Tour for no reason. The Original Tour really was the original sightseeing bus tour in London. Since 1951, we have been providing sightseeing bus tours around the city, but now we're bringing you the hottest rooftop bar in town!

T&C s

The London Bar Bus is operated by The Original Tour.
The London Bar Bus is a unique experience which transports guests to a magical rooftop bar...on a bus.
Enjoy stunning views of the capital on a 90minute journey with the option to enjoy a few drinks whilst doing so.

These terms & conditions are specific to The London Bar Bus experience, and are in addition to our general terms & conditions which are available to read here.

Bookings / Amendments
All sales are final & are non refundable. In the event that you need to change the date or time of your booking, please contact our Customer Service team.
Changes can be made up until 48 hours before departure date subject to an admin fee of £10 per booking.
We operate a strict 18+ policy.

Supply of Alcohol / Age Verification
It is illegal to supply alcohol to anyone under the age of 18.
We operate a strict “Challenge 25” policy and we will ask for photo ID to verify your age if you appear to be under 25. We are unable to offer refunds if you are unable to provide suitable ID, if required, when boarding. Acceptable forms of ID are: Photo Driving License, Passport or proof of age card with PASS hologram.

We cannot guarantee seating in specific areas of the bus. We will try our best to accommodate groups of 4+ on one of our booth tables, subject to availability. If your group is split over two tables, we will endeavour to sit you on tables adjacent to each other. If you book separately to the rest of your group, please contact us so we can try to sit you all together.

Please advise us of any special requests at the time of booking and we will do our best to accommodate your needs.

Group Bookings
We offer attractive rates for groups of 10+ guests. Please contact our Customer Service team to make your Group booking.

Stag / Hen Parties
We only accept stag/hen parties on private hire services. Please contact our Customer Service team for more details by emailing or calling +44 208 877 1722.

All sales are final & are non refundable. In the unlikely event that we need to cancel your tour a full refund will be made onto the payment card that was used for the booking. A 15% discount will also be offered against a future booking.

Arrival for your London Bar Bus experience
Public transport and traffic in London can be unpredictable, please ensure you arrive 15 minutes before your arrival time to avoid missing your departure.
The bus cannot wait for latecomers and refunds will not be given in the event of a “no show”.
Please ensure you bring your vouchers for both the tour & drinks packages (if applicable) either printed or downloaded on your mobile phone.

Challenge 25
If you’re lucky enough to look under 25, you will be asked to show either valid drivers license, passport or valid photo ID with the Pass hologram upon boarding the bus.

Drinks Packages:
Drinks Packages are non-refundable but any unopened drinks not consumed during the experience may be taken with you.
If you are unable to provide valid photo ID if requested and you have purchased an alcoholic drinks package, we will substitute your drinks for soft drinks. No refund will be made.
Due to licencing laws, all alcoholic drinks must be purchased in advance. The sale of alcoholic drinks is prohibited on-board the bus.
Drinking water will be available free of charge during the experience, please just ask your host.
We reserve the right to substitute drinks within our packages for a similar product to that which was advertised at the time of booking.

Once on-board:
The experience is 90minutes (approx). The Original Tour shall not be in any way liable to the ticket holder for loss, damage, inconvenience or delay in consequence of any failure, alteration, suspension, cancellation or termination of service.
The route may change due to operational constraints - e.g. road closures due to events or protests.
Please note there is no tour commentary. Your hosts will however be more than happy to answer any questions you have during the experience.
The British weather can be unpredictable but the show must go on! Please come prepared if the weather is not looking good - there will also be a limited amount of wet-weather gear available to borrow on-board.

Health & Safety:
Please stay in your seat during the tour and keep arms inside the bus.
No smoking or vaping is allowed on-board the bus at any time.

We ask that you are respectful of other guests during the experience.
We will refuse carriage to anyone who appears to be intoxicated or under the influence of drugs.
We will not tolerate abusive, rude or threatening behaviour towards our staff or guests, and reserve the right to eject anyone during the tour. No refunds will be given under these circumstances.

Please note there is no toilet on board the bus.
If you need to leave the bus at any time please speak to your host. Your driver will pull over when it is legal and safe to do so.
If you leave the bus at any point we will not be able to wait for your return.
Complimentary WiFi is provided on-board the bus and has no commercial value. No refund is available if the WiFi does not operate.

The Original Tour prides itself on having a fully wheelchair accessible fleet of buses.
The London bar bus has space for 1 wheelchair on the lower deck. Please contact the customer service team directly to book.
For recipients of Disability Living Allowance, we offer a 30% discount on all our tours for yourself plus one carer. Please contact our Customer Care team for more details.
Due to limited storage space please only bring small bags with you. Items will need to stowed under your table or chair.
We can not guarantee storage space for large items such as pushchairs or suitcases. Please avoid bringing large items with you. Please note there are no storage facilities at the bus departure point.

No pets except assistance dogs allowed on-board.

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  • Rating: 5

    Written by Zena
    This was so much festive fun. Loved everything from the blankets to the Christmas hats to the choice of Christmas music. Definitely recommend.
  • Rating: 5

    Visited 3 months ago Written by Winter Bar Bus customer
    Had a great time, team on the bus were great and nothing was too much trouble
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