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Castle Inn

De Montfort University, 8-9 Castle View, Leicester, LE1 5WH

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Introduction

  • Services / facilities within the building include bar serving drinks and snacks.

Opening Times

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:00.
  • Monday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Tuesday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Wednesday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Thursday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Friday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 15:00.
  • Saturday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 15:00.

Getting Here

Useful Information

Building Parking

  • The building does not have its own dedicated parking.

Outside Access

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
    • There is step free access at this entrance.
    • There is not a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is / are single.
    • The door(s) is / are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 75cm (2ft 6in).

Eating and Drinking

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the bar.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables cannot be booked in advance.
    • There is a bar where food and drink can be ordered.
    • Staff can bring food and/or drinks to tables.
    • Menu types include; handheld 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 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, the volume can be adjusted if requested.
    • There is not a hearing assistance system.
    • There is a portable card machine available for payment.
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 110cm.
    • There is a moveable card machine available for payment.
  • Tables and Seating View
    • There is not ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
    • There are some tables which are accessible to wheelchair users.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the lowest dining table is 70cm.
    • The distance between the floor and the underside of the highest dining table is 112cm.
    • The standard height for the underside of dining tables is 70cm.
    • There are also bench seats, stools and high stools.
    • The surface height of the lowest table is 76cm.
    • The surface height of the highest table is 115cm.
    • Some 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.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • Lighting levels can be adjusted by a member of staff upon request.
    • Lighting levels may be lower in the evening.
    • There is plug and charging points to the rear of the bench seating.

Level Change

  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.
  • The step(s) is/are located to the rear of the bar.
  • There is/are 2 step(s) to the area/service.
  • The lighting levels at the step(s) are medium.
  • The step(s) is/are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is/are deep (18cm+).
  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The shared toilet is located to the rear of the building.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 26m from the entrance.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is fair.
    • There is no signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet cubicle is not available.
    • The height of the wash basin(s) is 86cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.