Oh, we do love to be beside the seaside – and with an afternoon tea and a city tour thrown in, what could be more perfect? Book with Brighton Regency Routemaster for a seaside experience with a difference.
What’s on the menu?
Brighton Regency Routemaster tours offers a unique chance to see some of the best of Brighton landmarks while enjoying a scrumptious afternoon tea aboard an historic and beautifully re-furbished Regency Routemaster double-decker bus.
Whether you live locally, or are visiting the area, this is definitely one of the ‘must-do’ adventures to add to your list.
Let us spoil you
Nostalgia meets luxury as you settle into the traditional double bus seats, at tables set with crisp blue napkins, sparkling silver cutlery, and decorative glassware. Dark-blue velvet curtains are tied with golden tassels, while vintage-style lamps cast their glow overhead.
The hour-and-a-half bus tour gives you plenty of time to enjoy the award-winning afternoon tea, comprising a selection of finger sandwiches; sausage roll or savoury tart; individual mini-cakes, and, of course, delicious buttermilk scones with jam and clotted cream.
All served by friendly staff, with unlimited tea, coffee, or cold drinks. You’ll learn a little about the iconic places the bus passes, such as the Saltdean Lido – ‘One of the Seven Wonders of the English seaside’.
Going the extra mile
The popular seaside attraction is organised by Nicky Hedley, who draws on her successful career in event management.
She says: “It’s not just a bus tour; it’s not just afternoon tea – it’s a unique experience that takes you in style round different parts of the city, while you are served a selection of delicious freshly-made foods.”
The unrivalled afternoon tea starts from a little as £43 per person (12 years or under £30) and dietary requirements can be catered for, with vegan, gluten-free, and vegetarian options available.
If you fancy pushing the boat out, upgrade your afternoon tea to include a mini bottle of prosecco, or a Brighton Gin Cocktail.
Catering to every need
The bus is available for hire for all sorts of occasions – weddings; birthdays; anniversaries; corporate events; or just a special treat for friends; and menus can be tailored to suit, from tasty canapes and nibbles, to breakfast and brunch.
Brighton Regency Routemaster afternoon tea tour was selected as one of The Times newspaper’s ‘The 23 best places for afternoon tea in the UK’.
It is also the winner of Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice award two years’ running; BRAVO Best Afternoon Tea award; and featured in Squaremeal Rewards.
Brighton Regency Routemaster covers a wide area, from Eastbourne and Hastings in the East, to Chichester in the West, and Crawley to the North.
Where to find them
Pool Valley Bus Station, Brighton, BN1 1NJ
Telephone: 01273 720067
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