How much does it cost to hire De-Canter?

The bar costs £250 to hire which is payable upon booking (non-refundable), this covers:

  • Hire of De-Canter for your event

  • Fully stocked bar

  • Disposable glassware, napkins and straws 

  • Minimum of 2 trained staff to serve your guests

  • A Temporary Events Notice (TEN) to allow the sale of alcohol at your event

  • Free Delivery (within 30 miles of Lincoln - charges apply outside this area at 45p per mile)


Is there a minimum spend requirement?

No, we pride ourselves on keeping a simple pricing tariff with no minimum spend.

Yes.  We know this is your event and we will work with you to make sure it is the best event it can be.  If you would prefer De-Canter to be a Gin Bar we can certainly do this and stock a variety of gins and mixers for you.  Alternatively, if you would like a fizz bar we can accommodate this too.  Or perhaps you would simply prefer a general bar and would like to stock a particular drink?  This is not a problem, we will liaise with you to make this happen. 

Can I customise De-Canter?

Does De-Canter provide staff?

Yes, as a minimum we provide two fully trained members of staff. At least one member of staff will be a Personal License Holder.  Please note for Dry Hire this does not include staff.

Do you wear a uniform?

Yes, our staff are smartly dressed in branded black shirts or tops (depending on weather) with black trousers and aprons.

Do you obtain an Events license?

To sell alcohol at a private event or function, a local authority Temporary Events Notice (TEN)  is legally required. We will liaise directly with your local authority to book this on your behalf so you don't have to worry. The cost of this is included within the booking fee.

When will you need to set up?

We will need a minimum of two hours to set up for any event. Ideally we would also visit the venue prior to your event to ensure we can set up as quickly as possible and we can liaise directly with the venue on your behalf to ensure everything goes smoothly.

What do you serve drinks in?

All our drinks are in disposable glassware.  

Does De-Canter need to be outdoors?

Not necessarily. Providing the space is big enough and we can access inside the building we can go wherever you need us to. This could be a Barn, Marque or simply the grand entrance to your favourite venue. We can speak to the venue beforehand to arrange access on your behalf. 

Do you have insurance?

Yes, we are fully insured with Public Liability Insurance.

What time will you serve until?

We will try and serve as long as you want us to however; we have to be guided by local licensing authorities and venue restrictions. We will discuss this with you in advance.

Can I cancel?

You can cancel your booking but we do require 30 days notice.  Your booking fee is non-refundable.  If you have paid for drinks up-front a refund or partial refund will be up to the discretion of De-Canter.

What facilities do you require?

We would require mains electric in order to power De-Canter up.  However, we can provide a generator if mains electric is not available.  An additional cost may be incurred.  Please contact us for more information.