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Maharaja of Bexley

84 Bexley High Street, Bexley, Kent, DA5 1LB

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town.
  • This venue is situated in Bexley.
  • The venue is not situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is Bexley.

Opening Times (Lunch)

  • Monday 12:00 - 14:30..
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30..
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30..
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30..
  • Friday 12:00 - 14:30..
  • Saturday 12:00 - 14:30..
  • Sunday 12:00 - 14:30..

Opening Times (Dinner)

  • Monday 18:00 - 23:30..
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 23:30..
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 23:30..
  • Thursday 18:00 - 23:30..
  • Friday 18:00 - 23:30..
  • Saturday 18:00 - 23:30..
  • Sunday 18:00 - 23:30..

Parking

  • The venue does have its own car park.
  • Venue Car Park View
    • Parking is free for all users.
    • The car park is at the back of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • There are 0 designated parking bay(s) within the car park.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user with assistance.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are slopes/ramps.
    • The car park surface is tarmac.
    • The car park does not have a height restriction barrier.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • The small car park is mainly for staff, but customers may park there if there is space.
    • Immediately behind the restaurant is the large Bexley High Street Public Car Park (pay and display).
    • There are marked Blue Badge bays within this car park.
    • The pavement at the side of the restaurant near the car park entrance is too narrow for wheelchair users who will need to travel in the access road.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open towards you (pull).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Level Change (Dining Area and Toilets)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located to the right of the entrance once inside.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • Comments View
    • There is a very easy slope from the bar area to the dining area on the right and also to the passageway where the accessible and standard toilets are located.

Eating and Drinking

  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 5m (16ft 5in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 72cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Menus are hand held only.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is Indian cuisine.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The accessible toilet is 6m (19ft 8in) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located to the right of the entrance area.
    • There is not level access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a sliding bolt.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 84cm (2ft 9in).
    • The door is heavy.
    • Floor manoeuvring space is clear in the accessible toilet.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 210cm (4ft 11in x 6ft 11in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not a functional emergency alarm available.
    • No emergency alarm fitted in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a coat hook.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • Wall mounted rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • There is a shelf within the accessible toilet.
    • The shelf is higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There are mirrors in the accessible toilet.
    • Mirrors are placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The hand dryer is 110cm (3ft 7in) high.
    • 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).
    • There is a sink.
    • The sink cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The sink is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the grab rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the drop down rails and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is poor.
    • Lighting levels are medium.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.