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Goat Inn

37 Sopwell Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1RN

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Location

  • The venue is situated outside the centre of the city.
  • This venue is situated in St Albans.
  • There is not a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is St Albans.

Opening Times

  • Monday 16:30 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 16:30 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 16:30 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 16:30 - 23:00.
  • Friday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 23:00.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located on Sopwell Lane.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 60cm (23in) wide.
  • Second set of doors View
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The doors open away from you (push).
    • The doors are single width.
    • The doors are heavy.
    • The door opening is 72cm (2ft) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located directly in front of the entrance.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Alternative Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the side of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 75cm (2ft) wide.

Level Change (Alternative Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located either side of the entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is moderate.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the threshold.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are shallow.
  • The steps do not have handrails.
  • The ramp or slope does not bypass the steps.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the bar/restaurant.
  • Lighting levels are medium.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located inside the alternative entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Eating and Drinking

  • The following information is for the restaurant/bar.
  • The bar does serve food.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • There is not a lowered section at the service counter.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (2yd 7in) from the alternative entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm (15in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 77cm (2ft).
  • 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 hot and cold meals and snacks.

Accessible Toilet

  • There are not accessible toilets within this venue designated for public use.

Standard Toilet(s)

Additional Info

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