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Café de Paris

3-4 Coventry Street, London, W1D 6BH

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Introduction

Getting Here (Piccadilly Circus)

Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 18:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 18:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 18:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 18:00.
  • Friday 18:00 - 03:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 03:00.
  • Sunday 10:00 - 18:00.

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.
  • British Sign Language interpreters cannot be provided on request.
  • There is not an assistance dog toilet or toileting area at the venue/nearby.
  • Water bowls for assistance dogs are available.
  • There are not mobility aids available.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on Coventry Street.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • This entrance is signed with 'Café de Paris'.
    • There is stepped 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/do 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) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 156cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 158cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of and immediately beyond the entrance.
    • There is/are 15+ step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 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 handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
    • The lighting levels at the step(s) are low to moderate.
  • Comments View
    • The step in the doorway doesn't have a handrail.

Eating and Drinking (Mezzanine Floor)

  • Location and Access View
    • The following information is for the bar.
  • Service and Menus View
    • Tables can be booked in advance.
    • There is full table service.
    • Menu types include; 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 French.
    • Plastic/takeaway cups are not 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 not a hearing assistance system.
    • There is a portable card machine available for payment.
  • Service Counter(s) View
    • The height of the counter is 94cm.
    • There is a moveable 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 32cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs are permanently fixed.
    • All chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet.
    • There is flooring which includes patterns or colours which could be confusing or look like steps or holes to some people.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.

Standard Toilet(s) (Mezzanine Floor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are not available.
  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The female and male toilets are located to the right along the main corridor.
    • There is step-free access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 15m from the main 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 90cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are low to moderate.

Other Floors

  • Stairs View
    • Stairs can be used to access other floors.
    • The stairs are for public use.
    • The stairs are located to the rear of the main corridor.
    • The stairs are approximately 25m from the main entrance.
    • Signs indicating the location of the stairs are not available from the entrance.
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Mezzanine Floor and Main Dance Floor.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between the recommended 15cm and 18cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are not between the recommended 30cm and 45cm.
    • The steps are clearly marked.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The steps have a handrail on both sides.
    • Handrails are 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 low to moderate.
  • Other Information View
    • The area(s) on the floors which are not accessible is/are the main dance floor and additional standard male toilets.

Eating and Drinking (Main Dance Floor)

  • 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 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 73cm.
    • No tables are permanently fixed.
    • All chairs are permanently fixed.
    • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
    • There are also booths.
    • The type of flooring in this area is carpet and vinyl.
    • There is some flooring which is shiny and could cause issues with glare or look slippery to some people.
    • The lighting levels are low to moderate.

Standard Toilet(s) (Main Dance Floor)

  • Toilet Facilities View
    • The male toilet is located to the rear left of the main dance floor.
    • There is stepped access to the toilet(s).
    • The standard toilet(s) is/are approximately 5m from the steps.
    • The colour contrast between the external toilet door(s) and wall(s) is poor.
    • 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 93cm.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is lever mixer.
    • Lighting levels are low to moderate.
    • There is a 18cm step to access the toilets and urinals.
      The step does not have handrails.

Accessible Toilet(s)

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