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Dome Cafe and Restaurant

The Dome, The University of Derby - Buxton, 1 Devonshire Road, Buxton, Derbyshire, SK17 6RY

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Introduction

  • The Dome Cafe and the Dome Restaurant are located on the ground floor of The Dome, beyond the entrance. The restaurant is open to the public and is used to give catering students real world experience of preparing and serving food in a restaurant environment.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in Buxton.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest National Rail station is Buxton.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

Building Parking

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

Level Change (Main Entrance)

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service(s).
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does not play background music.
  • The lighting levels are medium.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.

Outside Access (Kitchen Area)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open(s) away from you (push).
  • The door(s) is / are single.
  • The door(s) is / are permanently held open.
  • Comments View
    • There are 2 identical sets of doors to enter and exit the serving area.
    • The seating area is located in the centre of The Dome area.
    • Access is via an opening 143cm wide.

Eating and Drinking (The Dome Cafe)

  • The following information is for the cafe.
  • 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 counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 30m (32yd 2ft) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 44cm (1ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are wall 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 sweets, cakes, fruits and crisps.
  • Comments View
    • The cafe is located on the ground floor, to the left of the main area of the Dome as you enter from the reception.
    • The height of the service counter is 88cm.
    • There is a Costa Coffee service from this counter.
  • Opening Times View
    • Monday 08:30 - 16:00.
    • Tuesday 08:30 - 16:00.
    • Wednesday 08:30 - 16:00.
    • Thursday 08:30 - 16:00.
    • Friday 08:30 - 15:00.
    • Saturday Closed.
    • Sunday Closed.

Eating and Drinking (The Dome Restaurant)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • Full table service is available.
  • Food or drinks are not ordered from the service counter.
  • There is not a lowered section at the counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 13m (14yd 8in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 44cm (1ft 5in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 70cm (2ft 4in).
  • 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 not 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 hot and cold meals.

Accessible Toilet (The Dome)

Standard Toilet(s) (The Dome)

Additional Info

  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not normally on duty.
  • This service can be requested.