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Greedy Goose

Prysten House, Finewell Street, Plymouth, Devon, PL1 2AE

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Introduction

  • The Greedy Goose is a restaurant set in the oldest building in Plymouth.
  • Prysten House dates from 1500 and has a central courtyard which is used as a dining area when possible. .
  • There is a first floor dining area which can only be accessed by a steep, spiral stone staircase.
  • Moveable ramps make the ground floor accessible to people with mobility difficulties.

Opening Times

  • Monday Closed.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Tuesday 18:00 - 21:30.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Wednesday 18:00 - 21:30.
  • Thursday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Thursday 18:00 - 21:30.
  • Friday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Friday 18:00 - 22:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 14:30.
  • Saturday 18:00 - 22:00.
  • Sunday Closed.

Location

  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Plymouth.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks View
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The name of the car park is St Andrews Street.
    • The car park is located off of Royal Parade.
  • Blue Badge On Street Parking View
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
  • Standard On Street Parking View
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are available.
    • The dimensions of the standard marked parking bays are 510cm x 290cm (16ft 9in x 9ft 6in).
    • Standard marked parking bays are located on St Andrew Street.
  • Drop off Point View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 designated bays, which are free to Blue Badge holders, in the St Andrew Car Park.
    • These bays are 320cm by 470cm.
    • There is also a car park adjacent to the restaurant, accessed from Catherine Street, which is 40m from the main entrance.
    • This car park has no designated spaces and is available only after 6pm Monday to Friday.
    • Blue Badge holders are not exempt from the fee.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The door(s) is / are light.
  • The door opening is 150cm (4ft 11in) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 140cm (4ft 7in).

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 not allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located between the entrance and the dining area.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is portable.
  • Please contact the venue in advance.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 110cm (3ft 7in).
  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located between the entrance and the dining area.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does bypass the step(s).
  • Comments View
    • The temporary ramp can be requested in advance on making a reservation at the venue.
    • Alternatively it can be put in place by any member of staff when needed.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 37cm (1ft 3in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 69cm (2ft 3in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are not available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • 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 modern European cuisine.
  • Comments View
    • The menu changes each day and is presented in clear type.
    • A magnifying glass is available if required.
    • Children over the age of four are welcome.

Other Floors

  • Steps View
    • The floors which are accessible by stairs are Courtyard-1.
    • There are 15+ steps between floors.
    • The steps are not clearly marked.
    • The steps are deep (18cm+).
    • The steps do have handrails.
    • The steps have a handrail on the left going up.
    • There is not a landing.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Other View
    • The services / areas on the floors which are not accessible are an additional dining area.
  • Comments View
    • Guests are advised on booking that there is a first floor area and those with mobility difficulties are accommodated on the ground floor.

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 15m (16yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • The accessible toilet is located at the rear of the premises, to the right as you enter.
    • There is 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 90cm (2ft 11in).
    • The door weight is light.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 135cm x 230cm (4ft 5in x 7ft 7in).
    • There is sufficient turning space in the cubicle for a wheelchair user.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 67cm (2ft 2in).
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is not a flush on the transfer side.
    • The tap type is lever.
    • There is not a mixer tap.
    • There is not an emergency alarm in the cubicle.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is a coat hook.
    • The coat hook is not within 120cm (3ft 11in) from floor level.
  • 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 not higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There are mirrors.
    • 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 48cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is not a hand dryer.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • 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 can 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 good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • 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 good.
    • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Baby Change Facilities View
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.
    • Baby change facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 86cm (2ft 10in).

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

  • Staff do receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.