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Café Rouge

29 Holywell Hill, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1HD

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Opening Times

  • Monday 10:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 10:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 10:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 10:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 10:00 - 23:00.
  • Saturday 09:00 - 23:00.
  • Sunday 09:00 - 22:00.

Location

  • The venue is situated within the centre of the town or city.
  • This venue is situated in St Albans.
  • The venue is situated on a road which has a steep gradient.
  • The nearest mainline station is St Albans Abbey.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main doors open towards you (pull).
  • The doors are double width.
  • The doors are heavy.
  • The door opening is 134cm (4ft 5in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Lighting levels are bright.

Eating and Drinking

  • Full table service is available.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).
  • 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 only.
  • Menus are available in Braille.
  • Menus are available in large print.
  • Menus are clearly written.
  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.
  • The type of food served here is French Cuisine.

Accessible Toilet

  • Location and Access
    • There are accessible toilet facilities within this venue.
    • The toilet is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 17m (18yd 1ft) from the accessible entrance.
    • This accessible toilet is located to the left of the bar as you enter.
  • Features and Dimensions
    • This is a unisex toilet.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is locked by a locking handle.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 140cm x 220cm (4ft 7in x 7ft 3in).
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 60cm (1ft 12in).
    • The tap type is lever.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is not fully functional.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the cubicle.
    • There is not a/are not coat hook(s).
  • Position of Fixtures
    • Wall-mounted grab rails are available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rails are on both sides.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 46cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a hand dryer.
    • The hand dryer is placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • The height of the hand dryer is 118cm (3ft 10in).
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are bright.
  • Comments
    • Wall mounted and drop down rails are available.
    • There are baby changing facilities in the accessible toilet.
    • There was a waste disposal bin in the lateral transfer space at the time of research.

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilets are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilets are located at the rear of the building.
    • The female toilets are 26m (28yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the female toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilets are located at the rear of the building.
    • The male toilets are 25m (27yd) from the accessible entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet.
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are not located within the venue.
  • Comments
    • There was a waste disposal bin in the lateral transfer space at the time of research.

Additional Info

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