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Café Rouge Brighton Lanes

24 Prince Albert Street, Brighton, BN1 1HF

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Café Rouge Introduction

Public Transport

Public Parking

Outdoor Seating

  • The outdoor seating is located to the right of the main entrance.
  • This is step-free access to the outdoor seating.
  • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 70cm.
  • 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 concrete.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located off Prince Albert Street.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection 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 but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 81cm.
    • There is not a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located at the entrance.
    • There is/are 1 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 17cm.
    • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Eating and Drinking (Ground Floor)

  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can be booked in advance.
    • There is full table service.
    • Menu types include; handheld menus, written wall menus and online menus.
    • Menus are clearly written.
    • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
    • Staff can read menus to customers if requested.
    • Menus in alternative formats are available on the Good Food Talks app/website.
    • The type of food served here is French Cuisine.
    • 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, the volume can be adjusted if requested.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
    • There is a portable card machine available for payment.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • Staff are unable to make a table accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 70cm.
    • There are also bench seats.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
    • Lighting levels may be lower in the evening.

Step(s) (To First Floor Additional Seating)

  • There is a/are step(s) located to the far right of the restaurant.
  • There is/are 15+ step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 20cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
  • Handrails do not 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.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There are no handrails for the first 3 steps.
    • The handrails switch sides as you progress up the stairs.

Eating and Drinking (First Floor)

  • Tables and Seating View
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 70cm.
    • There are also bench seats.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
    • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is wood.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are good.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
    • Lighting levels may be lower in the evening.
    • Parts of the first floor additional seating area are situated on a slight slope.

Accessible Toilet(s)

  • There is not an/are not accessible toilet(s) available.

Step(s) (To Standard Toilets)

  • There is a/are step(s) located on the right as you enter the restaurant.
  • The step(s) is/are used to access the standard toilets on basement level.
  • There is/are 14 step(s).
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
  • The height of the step(s) is/are 18cm.
  • The going of the step(s) is/are not between 30cm and 45cm.
  • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located on the basement level, ahead and to the left after the stairs.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is good.
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 80cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is push.
    • Lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are available in the female toilets.
    • There is a flip down baby change table available.
    • The height of the baby change table is 92cm.