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Hare and Hounds

104 Sopwell Lane, St Albans, Hertfordshire, AL1 1RL

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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 (Spring, Summer)

  • Monday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 12:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:30.

Opening Times (Autumn, Winter)

  • Monday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Tuesday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Wednesday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Thursday 17:00 - 23:00.
  • Friday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Saturday 12:00 - 00:00.
  • Sunday 12:00 - 22:30.

Parking

  • The venue does not have its own car park.
  • Public Car Parks
    • There is a car park for public use within 200m (approx).
    • The car park is located on Keyfield Terrance.
  • On Street Parking and Drop-off Details
    • On street marked Blue Badge bays are not available.
    • Clearly signed and / or standard marked parking bays are not available.
    • There is not a designated drop off point.

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 79cm (2ft) wide.

Level Change (Main Entrance)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located directly in front of and behind the entrance.
  • There is / are 2 step(s) to the area / service.
  • There is not tactile paving at the top and bottom of the steps.
  • The step(s) is / are not clearly marked.
  • The step(s) is / are medium.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

Outside Access (Accessible Entrance)

  • This information is for the entrance located to the rear of the building.
  • There is level access into the venue.
  • The main door(s) open away from you (push).
  • The doors are single width.
  • The door(s) is / are heavy.
  • The door opening is 77cm (2ft 6in) wide.

Inside Access

  • There is not level access to the service.
  • This venue does play background music.
  • Music is played throughout the bar/restaurant.
  • Motorised scooters are allowed in public parts of the venue.
  • The lighting levels are bright.

Level Change (Inside Access)

  • There is a / are step(s) to access this area / service.
  • The step(s) is / are located inside the main entrance.
  • There is / are 2 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 shallow.
  • 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 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.
  • Some tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests.
  • The nearest table is 2m (2yd 7in) from the main entrance.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 40cm (1ft 4in).
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 118cm (3ft 10in).
  • 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.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • 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 pub fayre.

Accessible Toilet

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

Standard Toilet(s)

  • Availability and Location of Standard Toilets
    • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s)
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the right as you enter.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 4m (4yd 1ft) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is level access to the female toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s)
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located on the right of the bar area.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 12m (13yd 4in) from the main entrance.
    • Inside the venue, there is not level access to the male toilet(s).
    • Lighting levels are bright.
  • Baby Change Facilities
    • Baby change facilities are located within the venue.

Level Change (Standard Toilet)

  • There are steps to access this area / service.
  • The steps are located leading to the male toilet.
  • There is / are 1 step(s) to the area / service.
  • Lighting levels at the steps are bright.
  • The steps are not clearly marked.
  • The steps are deep.
  • The steps do not have handrails.

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.