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Black Lion

59-61 High Street, Plaistow, London, E13 0AD

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Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the area.
  • This venue is situated in Plaistow.
  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.
  • The nearest mainline station is West Ham.
  • The nearest underground station is Plaistow.

Opening Times

  • Monday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 11:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:30.

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 side of the venue.
    • The car park type is open air/surface.
    • The route from the car park to the entrance is accessible to a wheelchair user unaided.
    • Assistance may be required because there is / are uneven surfaces.
    • The car park surface is concrete.
    • There is a dropped kerb / non stepped access from the car park to the venue.
    • The dropped kerb does not have tactile paving.
    • The patron does not have to cross a road.
    • The car park does have a height restriction barrier.
    • The maximum height is 211cm (6ft 11in).
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details View
    • There is not a designated drop off point.
  • Comments View
    • There are no designated parking bays, however there is free parking available on a first come first serve basis.

Outside Access (Bar Main Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the venue.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 70cm (2ft 4in) wide.

Outside Access (Bar Side 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 away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 82cm (2ft 8in) wide.

Level Change (Bar Side Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in-front of the side entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Bar Rear Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear of the venue.
  • There is not level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The doors are permanently held open.
  • The door opening is 80cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Bar Rear Entrance)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located in front of the bar's rear entrance.
  • There is / are 4 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are on the left going up.

Outside Access (Function Room Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located at the rear 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 79cm (2ft 7in) wide.

Level Change (Function Room Entrance)

  • There is a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • The ramp or slope is located in front of the function room entrance.
  • The ramp or slope is easy.
  • The ramp or slope is permanent.
  • There is not a level landing at the top of the ramp.
  • The ramp does not have handrails.
  • The width of the ramp or slope is 119cm (3ft 11in).

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • There is not a hearing assistance system.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the venue.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are varied.

Level Change (Steps to The Bar)

  • There is not a ramp or slope to access this service.
  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located at the front of the venue, nearest to the bars main entrance.
  • There is / are 3 step(s) to the area / service.
  • The lighting levels at the steps are medium.
  • The steps are clearly marked.
  • The steps are medium.
  • The steps do have handrails.
  • The handrails are in the centre.

Eating and Drinking (Bar)

  • The following information is for the 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 counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 1m (3ft 3in) from the the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 64cm (2ft 1in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 66cm (2ft 2in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Menus are hand held and wall.
  • Menus are not available in Braille.
  • Menus are not available in large print.
  • Picture menus are not available.
  • Menus are not clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The function room is separate to the bar and is usually kept for private events.
    • Please contact the venue for more information.

Eating and Drinking (Function Room)

  • The following information is for the 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 counter.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 5m (5yd 1ft) from the Function Room Main Entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm (2ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 104cm (3ft 5in).
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • Plastic cups are available.
  • Plastic cutlery is available.
  • Drinking straws are available on request.
  • Menus are wall only.
  • Menus are not clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is main meals and snacks.
  • Comments View
    • The function room is separate to the bar and is usually kept for private events. Please contact the venue for more information.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s) (Bar)

Standard Toilet(s) (Function Room)

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.
  • The assistance dog toilet area is located there is an area outside near the garden assistance dogs can use.
  • A member of staff trained in BSL skills is not generally on duty.