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Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar

London Marriott County Hall, Westminster Bridge Road, Lambeth, London, SE1 7PB

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Introduction - Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar

  • Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar is located within the London Marriott County Hotel.
  • It is located on the ground floor of the hotel.
  • There are three ways of accessing the hotel.
  • The Gillray's Entrance is located off The Queen's Walk. The access at the entrance is via either steps or a stair climber.
  • The Main Hotel Entrance is located off Westminster Bridge Road. The access at this entrance is via either steps or a stair climber.
  • The accessible entrance to the hotel is located off Belvedere Road, the access is via a platform lift.
  • To use this entrance please contact the restaurant in advance.

Related London South Bank Venues (London Marriott Hotel County Hall)

  • Gillray's Steakhouse and Bar is located within the London Marriott Hotel County Hall.

Drop-Off and Parking

  • There is an access road that leads into the County Hall site from Westminster Bridge Road.
  • The access road loops around outside the main entrance to the hotel.
  • Guests can use this area to drop off and also to park on a first come first served basis.
  • Parking is chargeable for all users.
  • With prior notification staff will reserve a parking area for Blue Badge holders.
  • There are no marked parking bays.
  • There is a dropped kerb to the left of the main entrance from the access road (Photograph 4) but it does not have tactile paving.
  • The London Marriott County Hotel also offers a valet parking service.
  • For more information on parking please contact the hotel.

Outside Access (Main Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located at the front of the hotel.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does not/do not contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) both ways.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 130cm.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) automatically.
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The width of the door opening is 130cm.
    • There is a member of staff available for assistance at this entrance.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance.
    • There is/are 9 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 15cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on both sides of the step(s).
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Comments View
    • There is a stair climber available at this entrance.

Accessible Route - London County Hall - Belvedere Road to London Marriott County Hall

  • The accessible route into the Marriott London County Hall is located on Belvedere Road.
  • Contact the hotel in advance if you wish to use this entrance.
  • The entrance gives access to London County Hall.
  • There are 4 clearly marked steps with handrails on both sides.
  • There is a platform lift which can be used to overcome the steps.
  • There are 3 sets of double doors leading from the lift into the London Marriott County Hall Foyer.
  • A member of hotel staff can provide assistance with the doors if required.
  • The lifts are located to the left after you enter the foyer.
  • There are 3 lifts available to use.
  • After exiting the lifts, the hotel entrance is to your right.
  • The entrance gives access to the ground floor of the hotel.

Entrance (Internal County Hall Entrance)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located to the right after you exit the lift.
    • The entrance area/door is not clearly signed.
    • There is step-free access at this entrance, via lift.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are single width.
    • The width of the door opening is 85cm.

Outside Access (Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar)

  • Entrance View
    • This information is for the entrance located on the rear terrace.
    • The entrance area/door is clearly signed.
    • There is stepped access at this entrance.
    • There is a canopy or recess which provides weather protection at this entrance.
    • The entrance door(s) does/do contrast visually with its immediate surroundings.
    • The main door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width but one door is locked.
    • The door(s) is/are heavy.
    • The width of the door opening is 68cm.
    • There is a small lip on the threshold of the entrance, with a height of 2cm or below.
    • There is a second set of doors.
    • The door(s) open(s) towards you (pull).
    • The door(s) is/are double width.
    • The door(s) is/are permanently held open.
    • The width of the door opening is 143cm.
  • Step(s) View
    • The step(s) is/are located in front of the entrance, leading up from the terrace.
    • There is/are 9 step(s).
    • The step(s) is/are clearly marked.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are not between 15cm and 18cm.
    • The height of the step(s) is/are 14cm.
    • The going of the step(s) is/are between 30cm and 45cm.
    • There is a/are handrail(s) at the step(s).
    • The handrail(s) is/are on the right going up the step(s).
    • Handrails are not at the recommended height (90cm-100cm).
    • Handrails do cover the flight of stairs throughout its length.
    • Handrails are easy to grip.
    • Handrails do not extend horizontally beyond the first and last steps.
  • Comments View
    • There is a landing before the last 3 steps going up.
    • The last 3 steps do not have a handrail.

Eating and Drinking (Ground Floor : Gillray's Bar)

  • The following information is for the bar.
  • The bar is located along the corridor.
  • There is step-free access to the bar.
  • Full table service is not available.
  • Food and/or drinks are ordered from the service counter.
  • Food and/or drinks can be brought to the table.
  • The height of the service counter is high (110cm+).
  • There is not a lowered section of the counter.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • There is step-free access within the bar.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet and stone.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs are permanently fixed.
  • No chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the entrance/opening.
  • The nearest table is approximately 1m from the till/counter.
  • The standard height for tables is 53cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • Children are welcomed in the bar area.
  • There are hand held menus available.
  • 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 bar meals.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Eating and Drinking (Ground Floor : Gillray's Steakhouse)

  • The following information is for the restaurant.
  • The restaurant is located off the main corridor, to the rear left of the hotel.
  • There is step-free access to the restaurant.
  • Full table service is available.
  • There is a hearing assistance system.
  • The system is a portable loop.
  • The hearing system is available only on request.
  • There is step-free access within the restaurant.
  • There is ample room for a wheelchair user to manoeuvre.
  • This area does play background music.
  • The type of flooring in this area is carpet, stone and wood.
  • No tables are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs are permanently fixed.
  • Some chairs have armrests on both sides.
  • The distance between the floor and the lowest table is 71cm.
  • The distance between the floor and the highest table is 75cm.
  • Plastic/takeaway cups are available.
  • Plastic/takeaway cutlery is not available.
  • Drinking straws are available.
  • There are hand held menus available.
  • 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 steaks and buffet breakfasts.
  • The lighting levels are moderate to good.

Standard Toilet(s) (Ground Floor : Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar and Library Lounge)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female and Male Toilet(s) View
    • The female and male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located in the corridor outside Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar and Library Lounge.
    • The female and male toilets are approximately 8m (8yd 2ft) from the Gillray's Steakhouse & Bar internal entrance.
    • There is step-free access to the female and male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal in the male toilet(s).
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Ground Floor : Dining and Events Corridor - Female)

  • Location and Access View
    • This accessible toilet is located off the Dining and Events corridor, next to the female standard toilets.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 42m (45yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • There are separate female and male accessible toilets.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 97cm (3ft 2in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 148cm x 180cm (4ft 10in x 5ft 11in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the right.
    • The lateral transfer space is 83cm (2ft 9in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by the waste disposal bins.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm is fully functional.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are female sanitary, general domestic waste and open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 138cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a lid.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 45cm (1ft 6in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the right hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 98cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is fair.
    • The lighting levels are good.
  • Baby Changing Facilities View
    • Baby changing facilities are located within the accessible toilet.
    • The baby change table is not set against the wall, permanently fixed at 75cm from the floor.
    • The baby change table is not height adjustable.
    • The height of the baby change table once extended is 95cm (3ft 1in).
  • Comments View
    • There is a table with hand towels.
    • The height of the table is 72cm.

Accessible Toilet(s) (Ground Floor : Dining and Events Corridor - Male)

  • There is an/are accessible toilet(s) for public use.
  • Location and Access View
    • The accessible toilet surveyed is not for the sole use of disabled people.
    • This accessible toilet is located off the Dining and Events corridor, next to the male standard toilets.
    • This accessible toilet is approximately 30m (32yd 2ft) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the accessible toilet.
  • Features and Dimensions View
    • This is not a shared toilet.
    • There are separate male and female accessible toilets.
    • A key is not required for the accessible toilet.
    • There is pictorial signage on or near the toilet door.
    • The door opens outwards.
    • The door is heavy.
    • The door is locked by a twist lock.
    • The width of the accessible toilet door is 87cm (2ft 10in).
    • The door has a horizontal grab rail.
    • The dimensions of the accessible toilet are 150cm x 175cm (4ft 11in x 5ft 9in).
    • The accessible toilet does not have an unobstructed minimum turning space of 150cm x 150cm.
    • The toilet has not got a non-slip floor.
    • There is a lateral transfer space.
    • As you face the toilet pan the transfer space is on the left.
    • The lateral transfer space is 80cm (2ft 7in).
    • The transfer space is obstructed by a waste bin.
    • There is a flush on the transfer side.
    • There is not a spatula type lever flush.
    • There is a dropdown rail on the transfer side.
    • There is an emergency alarm.
    • The emergency pull cord alarm was out of reach (higher than 10cm (4") from floor) when surveyed.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilet.
    • Disposal facilities are available in the toilet.
    • There is a/are open waste paper bin disposal units.
    • There is a/are coat hook(s).
    • The height of the coat hook is 142cm from the floor.
  • Position of Fixtures View
    • There is a/are wall-mounted grab rail(s) available.
    • As you face the toilet the wall-mounted grab rail(s) is/are on both sides.
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the transfer side.
    • There is a horizontal wall-mounted grab rail on the opposite side of the seat to the transfer space.
    • There is a mirror.
    • The mirror is not placed at a lower level or at an angle for ease of use.
    • There is not a shelf next to the toilet.
    • The toilet has a cistern.
    • The height of the toilet seat above floor level is 47cm (1ft 7in).
    • There is a toilet roll holder.
    • The toilet roll holder can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The toilet roll holder is not placed higher than 100cm (3ft 3in).
    • There is a wash basin.
    • The wash basin can be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The wash basin is not placed higher than 74cm (2ft 5in).
    • There is a vertical wall-mounted grab rail on the left hand side of the wash basin.
    • The wash basin tap type is lever.
    • There is a mixer tap.
    • Taps do not have clear markings to indicate hot and cold settings.
    • There is a soap dispenser.
    • The soap dispenser cannot be reached from seated on the toilet.
    • The height of the soap dispenser is 127cm.
    • There is not a towel dispenser.
    • There is not a hand dryer.
  • Colour Contrast and Lighting View
    • The contrast between the external door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the internal door and wall is good.
    • The contrast between the dropdown rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The contrast between the wall-mounted grab rail(s) and wall is poor.
    • The toilet seat colour contrast is poor.
    • The contrast between the walls and floor is good.
    • The lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Comments View
    • There is a table with hand towels.
    • The height of the table is 75cm.

Standard Toilet(s) (Dining and Events Corridor)

  • Standard toilet facilities are available.
  • Access to Standard Female Toilet(s) View
    • The female toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the Dining and Events corridor.
    • The female toilet(s) is/are approximately 47m (51yd 1ft) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the female toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.
  • Access to Standard Male Toilet(s) View
    • The male toilet facilities that were surveyed are located off the Dining and Events corridor.
    • The male toilet(s) is/are approximately 35m (38yd 10in) from the lift.
    • There is step-free access to the male toilet(s).
    • There is pictorial and written text signage on or near the toilet door.
    • There is not a lowered urinal.
    • An ambulant toilet with wall-mounted grab rails is not available.
    • There is not a lowered wash basin.
    • The wash basin(s) tap type is twist/turn.
    • There is not a flashing fire alarm beacon within the toilets.
    • Lighting levels are moderate to good.