Questions and Answer's
The Wagon is a mobile drinks service.The wagon bar arrives 1.5 to 2 hours before service time, the purchased chilled drinks you have provided are then put in our espies and fridges ready for serving to your guests.
What different packages do you offer?
We offer a Horse float mobile bar with side service area, or a more compact option of a double wine barrel bar, complete with beautiful timber top. You can see the different packages in the hire tab on this web site.
Is set up and pack down included in the package prices?
Do we supply Alcohol?
No, we don’t supply alcohol, soft drink or mixers.
How much alcohol and what type will I need?
We are more than happy to recommend quantities and a selection of drinks when you book.
Do we supply glassware?
Yes we do, we have bubbles and wine glasses and water, these are included in the package price.
Do we supply ice?
Yes, all our packages include ice.
Horse float dimensions
2100 wide x 2700 high x 3800 long
What side is the opening serving hatch on the horse float bar?
When it is hooked on to tow on a vehicle , it is located on the drivers.
Does your vehicle stay attached to the float while serving?
Wine barrel bar dimensions
2500 long x 70 wide.
What type of area do I need to set up the Horse float bar?
We require good access ( for reversing) and relatively level area of at least 4 - 5 metres to set up.
What type of area do I need for the wine barrel bar?
We require a level area of at least 2 - 3 metres to set up.
Do we require power and water to serve?
No, however if both are available to utilize, we have more lighting options. But it is not a requirement, the Wagon can work off the grid with the bar using battery operated lights.
Do we have RSA Staff?
Absolutely. all staff are RSA accredited, if your venue requires a copy, please let us know.
Are all our staff Vaccinated against COVID 19?
Where are we located?
We are located in Cessnock, NSW 2325, all our packages include 100 km’s round trip, we can travel further just ask for a quote.
Do we require a cool room?
Yes, any functions over 40 guests, this is to ensure your drinks are pre chilled before we arrive and are ready in time for your guests.
What happens in bad weather?
We will still serve Rain, hail or shine, the only exception would be a natural disaster that has been declared, we will not offer refunds, but happy to reschedule your event, if rain is fore casted, we can provide a 3x3 metre gazebo for outside the bar.
Do we have public Liability Insurance?
Absolutely, it is a legal requirement to operate our bar, it is to protect you and your guests. If your venue requires a copy, please let us know when you book and will be very happy to email a copy through.
Do we require a deposit?
Yes, to secure the date we require a 25% of the total booking cost, when this is received with our booking form you are all booked in, final payments are not due until 4 weeks before your event.
How many guests do our packages serve?
Our packages serve up to 50 guests, except for our Gumtree and eucalpt which serves 100 guests.
We can add on extra staff if you have more than 100 guests, please ask for a quote.
How do we book?
After discussion's on the best type of package to suit your event, a formal booking form is prepared and emailed through with as much pre-filled information that we have at the time, When the deposit and booking form is returned your booking is confirmed.
How long are quotes valid for?
Are all prices inclusive of GST?
We only have 20 people at our function, is the price any cheaper?
No, unfortunately the prices remain the same as 2 staff members are needed to keep the bar stocked up, glass ware collected and make sure there is someone in the bar to serve at all times.
Do we remove rubbish?
We can remove bar generated rubbish, this has to be pre-arranged before the event. please ask for a price quote
Can we add on more bar service times on th day/night?
Yes, that’s not a problem at all, we would be very happy to stay on and keep serving your guests after an evaluation of the guests alcohol intake. We need 1 hours notice, payment can be made with cash or a osko bank transfer.
Can we meet at the venue before the event?
Yes, we would love to meet you on site.
Do we wear Uniforms?
We sure do! we have a few options if you want to choose, (t-shirts or collared shits) otherwise we can make the choice.
What is the latests we serve?
Mobile bar Hire
qualified RSA bartenders to serve your drinks
Garnishes for drinks (Lemon, strawberries)
Customised drinks menu board
Bar styling and decorative pieces
Chilled water station
All bar and service equipment
Set up and pack down
Esky supplied for the bridal party for photos
Travel included (100 km round trip from Cessnock 2325)