FAQS

What events can I hire you for?


The BKN Bar is a uniquely converted 1950's rice horse trailer into a rustic fully operational mobile bar. We specialise in providing the Ultimate Bar Experience for corporate events, private parties, weddings and festivals across the UK. Please contact us with any event enquries.




Can I customise the drinks at my event?


Yes! We offer a bespoke drinks experience for all our events which includes a wide range of alcoholic beverages, champagnes, wines, spirits, soft drinks and bar snacks. We will work with you to provide everyones favourite drinks at a competitive price. We also offer a standardised menu if you want to keep things simple. This is available upon request.




Do BKN Bars provide staff?


At all our events we provide a minimum of 2 fully trained, professional and friendly staff. For larger events and corporate we will provide staff accordingly.




Do I have to pay a deposit?


Yes. To secure a booking with us we will require a small deposit. This will be discussed with you upon initial enquiry. You can do this by bank transfer. Once you have paid this deposit, you will receive an email confirmation of your booking.




What facilities do we require?


At most events we will require a power supply (mains power). For corporate events at venues we will discuss this with the venue directly. If this is not possible, we can provide a generator as a source of power. (For an additional cost)




How much notice do I need to give to hire the bar?


We do a wide range of events throughout the year and avaliability can be limtied. We suggest submitting any requests as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. We take bookings well in advance and can reserve dates for a small deposit.




Do I need to apply for any licenses?


If your event requires a Temporary Event Notice for the sale of alcohol, we will apply for this on your behalf. All license costs will be included in the total package cost.




Are you insured?


Yes. BKN Bars Limited is covered by £10 public liability and employee liability insurance. Copies of our insurance documents can be made upon request.




How much space do I need?


The BKN Bar is 8m x 6m. We will also need suitable parking for our towing vehicle and any other supporting vehicles throughout the duration of the event. We will need to ensure venue access is also sufficient, this will be discussed prior to booking.




What can I have on draught?


We can offer all varties of beers, lagers, ales and prosecco from our beer system installed in the horse trailer bar. (subject to availability)




What if my venue already has a bar, can I still hire you?


There are many options depending on the venue. At BKN Bars we try to work with the venue to come up with a bespoke package that will work for both you and the venue. If you are unsure about this, please contact us and we will be able to help.




How much does it cost to hire the horse trailer bar?


At BKN Bars the cost to hire the horse trailer bar depends on what drinks options you would like. We build all our packages bespoke to suit you and your budget. Whether you want your guests to have drinks on arrival, cash bar, pre-paid bar, or agree a fixed price per head - We will work with you to come up with something that works for you and your guests.




Can I dry hire the bar?


We do allow dry hire of our bar for certain events. Please contact us for further details.