Rat's Castle

246 Hatfield Road, St Albans, Hertfordshire AL1 4UN

01727 898 324

Guide Last Updated: 01/12/2016

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Access Guide

  • Monday 11:00 - 00:00.

  • Tuesday 11:00 - 00:00.

  • Wednesday 11:00 - 00:00.

  • Thursday 11:00 - 00:00.

  • Friday 11:00 - 01:00.

  • Saturday 11:00 - 01:00.

  • Sunday 12:00 - 23:00.

  • There is a bus stop within 150m (164yds) of the venue.

  • The nearest National Rail station is St Albans City.

  • The venue does not have its own car park.

  • There is not a car park for public use within 200m (approx).

  • 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.

  • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the building.

  • There is not level access into the venue.

  • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).

  • The door(s) is / are double.

  • The door(s) is / are heavy.

  • The width of the door opening is 125cm (4ft 1in).

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  • There is a/are step(s) to access this area/service.

  • The step(s) is/are located in the doorway.

  • There is/are 1 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 shallow (2cm - 10cm).

  • There is not a/are not handrail(s) at the step(s).

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  • There is level access to the service(s).

  • There is not a hearing assistance system.

  • This venue does play background music.

  • Music is played throughout the pub.

  • The lighting levels are varied.

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  • 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.

  • Some tables are permanently fixed.

  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.

  • No chairs have armrests.

  • The nearest table is approximately 5m (5yd 1ft) from the main entrance.

  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 75cm (2ft 6in).

  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 77cm (2ft 6in).

  • The standard height for tables is 75cm.

  • Plastic / takeaway cups are available.

  • Plastic / takeaway cutlery is not available.

  • Drinking straws are available.

  • Children are not welcomed in the bar area.

  • Menus are wall only.

  • Picture menus are not available.

  • Menus are clearly written.

  • Menus are presented in contrasting colours.

  • The type of food served here is a traditional pub menu.

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  • There are not accessible toilet facilities within this venue.

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.

  • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the games area of the pub.

  • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 20m (21yd 2ft) from the main entrance.

  • Inside the venue, there is level access to the male toilet(s).

  • Lighting levels are medium.

  • The female toilets were unable to be surveyed at the time of survey, 2016.

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  • Staff do not receive disability awareness / equality training.

  • A bowl of water can be provided for an assistance dog.