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BrewDog Exeter

21a Guildhall Shopping Centre, Exeter, EX4 4HG

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Getting Help and Assistance

  • There is a member of staff available for help and assistance.
  • There is not a member of staff trained in British Sign Language.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.

Public Transport and Parking

  • There is not a bus stop within approximately 150m of the venue.
  • The nearest train station is Exeter Central.
  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public parking is available within approximately 200m of the venue.
  • The public parking facilities located close to the venue include: Guidhall.

Outdoor Seating

  • The outdoor seating is located at the front of the venue by the ground floor entrance.
  • There is step-free access to the outdoor seating.
  • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 72cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest dining table is 76cm.
  • There are also picnic benches.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The type of flooring in this area is block paving.

Outside Access (Ground Floor)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Queen Street, within Guildhall Shopping Centre.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'BREWDOG'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • There is a dark mat or floor marking at this entrance that might be perceived as a hole.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 175cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.

Eating and Drinking (Ground Floor - Bar and Seating Area)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
    • The restaurant/bar is located on the ground floor of the venue.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can be booked in advance.
    • There is a bar where food and drink can be ordered and full table service available via an online app.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include: written wall menus, handheld menus and online menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is played at all times.
    • There is a hearing assistance system .
    • The system is a fixed loop.
    • The hearing assistance system is located behind the bar.
    • The hearing assistance system is not signed.
    • Staff are not trained to use the hearing assistance system.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested by an AccessAble surveyor.
    • The hearing assistance system was tested on 30/08/2023.
    • The hearing loop was not working at the time of testing.
    • There is a portable card machine available for payment.
    • There is a "Beer to Go" Fridge located to the far left as you enter the venue.
      The heights of the shelves in the fridge vary between 56cm and 162cm.
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 112cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
    • The type of flooring in this area is metal.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
  • Self-Service Counter(s) View
    • The type of flooring in this area is stone.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • The height between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 67cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest dining table is 72cm.
    • The surface height of the lowest table is 40cm.
    • The surface height of the highest table is 110cm.
    • Some tables are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • In this area there are coffee tables, high tables, long tables, sofas, booths, bench seats and high stools.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
    • Lighting levels may be lower in the evening.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Ground Floor)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) available.
  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located at the rear of the venue.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the entrance.
    • There is step-free access into the accessible toilet.
    • This is a shared toilet.
    • A key is required for the accessible toilet.
    • The key is a radar key.
    • The key can be obtained from bar staff.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is easy to open.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The width of the accessible toilet opening is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the horizontal grab rail and internal door is poor.
  • Toilet Features View
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 151cm x 224cm (4ft 11in x 7ft 4in).
    • The accessible toilet does have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 85cm (2ft 9in).
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is good.
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is a red flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are sanitary and general waste (with lid) disposal units.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Additional Fixtures View
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf does not have the minimum dimensions of 12.5cm x 40cm.
    • The shelf is at a height of 85cm.
    • The shelf is located where it is reachable.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is good.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the toilet roll holder is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the toilet roll holder and the wall is good.
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin and tap(s) can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • The height of the wash basin is 72cm (2ft 4in).
    • There are vertical wall-mounted grab rails on both sides of the wash basin.
    • The contrast between the wash basin wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is good.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever mixer.
    • There is not a wall fixed soap dispenser.
    • There is a handheld soap dispenser available.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 100cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 86cm (2ft 10in).
    • The contrast between the hand dryer and the wall is good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 98cm.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located straight ahead as you enter.
    • The stairs are approximately 15m from the entrance.
    • The stairs are clearly visible from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are G,1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • The steps do have open risers.
    • The depth of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The depth of the steps are 26cm.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are not easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • There is a landing.
    • Clear signs indicating the facilities on each floor are not provided on landings.
    • The lighting levels at the steps are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • The steps can be overcome by using the first floor entrance.

Eating and Drinking (First Floor – Seating Area)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the restaurant.
    • The restaurant is located on the first floor.
    • There is step-free access to the restaurant.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can be booked in advance.
    • There is full table service and full table service available via an online app.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include: online menus and handheld menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • The bar is located on the ground floor.
    • The type of food served here is hot and cold meals and snacks.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
    • Adapted cups are not available.
    • Adapted cutlery is not available.
    • Drinking straws are available.
    • This area does play background music.
    • Background music is played at all times.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 72cm.
    • The surface height of the highest table is 110cm.
    • Some tables are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • In this area there are long tables, booths and high stools.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Lighting levels may be lower in the evening.

Standard Toilet(s) (First Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the first floor.
    • There is step-free access into the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 11m from the first floor entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 87cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are low to moderate.

Outside Access (First Floor)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the first floor of Guildhall Shopping Centre.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'BREWDOG'.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) may be difficult to open.
    • The width of the opening is 177cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.