Yes. We accept all cards and we do not charge any transaction fees.
At weddings you are able to provide your own table wine, reception drinks etc. But we do not allow you to stock the bar with your own alcohol for Weddings.
For some Private and Corporate Events we may allow you to provide your own alcohol, however this will need to be discussed and agreed upon before the event.
No, we provide you with at least two fully trained members of staff for each event. Typically they are our family members or friends of our family.
If you require extra staff there will be an additional charge to cover the cost of this.
Our staff wear black polo shirts (with small branding) and either black or dark trousers.
If we have not been to the venue before, then ideally we would like to visit it beforehand. However, if that is not possible, we will talk to the venue in advance.
Yes. If a temporary events notice (TEN) is required, we will apply for this on your behalf. The cost of this will be discussed with you when you make your booking.
Different councils require different notices, so we would need confirmation at the time of booking.
We serve all of our drinks in plastic cups unless glassware is permitted at the venue. If glassware is permitted an additional cost will be incurred if we provide/source glass.
Yes. We use a unique retro design Pompei Ultra coffee machine and with award winning coffee supplied by Tudor Coffee.
We also stock a wide range of specialist teas.
Yes. We can provide alternative milks such as coconut, almond, soya. Please let us know in advance if there are any specific dietry requirements.
Not at all, providing we can access the building we can go wherever you need us to. We will speak with the venue beforehand to arrange access.
Yes. We are fully insured with Public Liability Insurance.
We cover a 60 mile radius from Twickenham, Middlesex. However, we are more than prepared to travel further, which may incur an additional cost.
Yes. We serve coke (and diet), lemonade (and diet), tonic (and slimline) and cordials, but we can easily source additional soft drinks should they be required.
We’re not ones to stop a good party! However, we have to be guided by local licensing and venue restrictions. We will discuss this in advance with you.
We have our own generator if we are unable to connect to an electricity supply on the day. We also have our own water supply for teas and coffees.
Our standard hire cost is £250 per day. This secures your booking with The Drinks Box (please see the next question for more information on the booking fee).
If a temporary events notice (TEN) is required, we will apply for this on your behalf. The cost of this will be discussed with you when you make your booking.
Your booking fee secures:
- Your chosen date and duration of your event
- Full bar hire (excluding drinks packages)
- Minimum of two friendly members of staff
- Disposable glassware, ice, straws, coffee cups, milk and sugars
Our minimum spend is £750 and is required one month before the event.
For the Cash Bar option your £750 will be refunded to you once you reach this amount.
For the Account Bar option, once you reach the £750 minimum spend, we will deduct this from your final bill.
Very much product depending. Obviously we have to add our margin to the product (that’s how business works) but usually pints are between £3.50-5, Wine around £4/5 a glass and £18.50 a bottle, spirits £4-6. Cocktails and champagne (on arrangement). View our sample prices here.
What Our Customers Say
“I own an outdoor wedding venue called Westmead Events and my clients chose to use The Drinks Box for their wedding last Saturday. What a lovely team! They were a pleasure to have onsite. Really polite, helpful, professional and tidy. I wouldn’t hesitate to recommend them to future clients.”LisaWestmead Events - Wedding Venue
“The Garden Show cannot recommend The Drinks Box highly enough. The service and attention to detail and care is second to none. Always cheery and always more than helpful both to ourselves and customers alike.”JaneThe Garden Show
“The Drinks Box, is a beautifully family run business form a Horse Box! They are extremely reliable, friendly and give our Gauntlet Games finishers a fantastic celebratory drink to top off their experience!”Catriona HillsEvents Manager, The Gauntlet Games
“Tom was well organised and even visited the venue in advance to ensure everything went smoothly for us on the day. Prices were fair and above all the converted horse box looked fabulous! We look forward to working with you again.”Helen
“Once you work with Tom and his great family team at The Drinks Box, you wonder how you got by before you met them, and you will want to include them in all your events.”David Palmer-BarnesDirector & Founder, Events Inspire ltd
“What can I say - great service, flexible friendly staff and a really fantastic event all down to the wonderful team at The Drinks Box. The unique bar really wowed our guests and gave our party the edge we wanted - something surprising and unexpected!”Karina StoltzBeefeater Gin