♿ Disabled Access:
Access to our building is important to both you and us, the building is a heritage grade one listed building and currently has special dispensation from the government to not have wheelchair or disabled access. however, We beleive access is for all and we as a business are actively working with the CC Council & CCS Disability Action Group to put forward a plan for the future. Let our staff know if you support, tell us your needs and we can assist as best we can.
Service and Guide Dogs have full access at all times and will not be touched, treated or distracted from their duties.
- INSIDE: There are 7 wide long curved steps going up into the main atrium, Then there are 8 step wide internal stairs going up to Cafe/Bar.
- TO THE TOILET: From the top floor the eight steps going down to the atrium then you can turn either left to the Gente alright to the ladies and then there are eight steps going down and then a dogleg and then another four steps go into the toilets.
- GARDEN: Ramp to the rear, 4 steps other access.
- INSIDE VIA GARDEN: 4 large wide steps.
🚘 Car Parking.
There is plenty of free parking around the building, please be respectful of our wonderful neighbours and make sure you give them enough room around their driveways. drop Kerb outside main entrance. 5 Min parking directly out the front. Disabled parking area further down the road.
There is a Number 1 bus – Rangiora Express – Cashmere
🚲 Cycle Parking
We have a large cycle rack at the rear gardens, this has access to free bike locks and also tool kits, puncture repair and a pump. E-bike users can charge up.
🛴 Lime Scooter
Unfortunately the lime scooter can only get about a 10th of the way up the hill..
We do accept flights in, However you will need to file a CAA flight and landing request before Landing/take-off is authorised.
👶 Access Pushchairs/Strollers
Plenty of space, bring them in! We also have games, books and toys for your children (COVID Rules Apply). Plus high chairs and changing room facilities in both male and female toilets. You are also very welcome to breastfeed. We just remind parents and caregivers that this is an old building and there are steep stairs, metal swords, and open fireplaces and we are not liable of little fingers that wander.
A contensious issue we know… We are in the 21st Century, majority of places around the world now accept dogs. We as a business we welcome well-behaved quiet dogs into the bar area and downstairs areas, however, NOT in the main sit down restaurant. Under the NZ 2014 restaurant act, H&S in the workplace, states dogs are allowed under the Business Owner (Duty Managers) Discretion.
⚜ Dogs are required to be on a lead at all times,
⚜ No dogs on chairs, sofas or lap. On floor only.
⚜ Please be aware that if your dog barks a few times, then it’s best to move your dog downstairs or outside for other customer comfort.
⚜ Owners are advised to keep dogs away from customers (especially children) and to be aware of trip hazards.
⚜ Staff are asked to refrain from petting, if they do, they will wash their hands immediatily.
⚜ Wet, muddy or moulting dogs need to be properly managed and/or dried off before entering any carpeted areas.
⚜ Our lovely dog owning customers are approachable to these rules and will comply.
⚜ Service and guide dogs have full access at all times and must not be touched, treated or distracted from their duties.