Oakland Village (Coal's Bar)Hall Farm Road
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Extensive, modern, purpose-built complex with 88 care apartments for over 55s; opened December 2012. However, many of the facilities, including the bar, bistro, restaurant, gym, hairdressing salon, and computer area (with internet access) are open to the public.
Coal’s Bistro, Coal’s Bar and Coal’s Restaurant are sequentially linked to the left off the main reception area on the ground floor, all bright and airy, and smartly furnished in a modern style. The unusual curved bar counter features a polished black stone top with a burnished copper strip frontage plus wood-panelling below.
Food available Mon-Sat in Coal's Bistro to 4pm, then from 4pm in Coal's Restaurant; only Coal's Restaurant is open on Sunday (12 noon to 5pm). Separate bistro, restaurant and children's menus, plus specials; fish & chip night Monday; curry night Wednesday; choice limited to carvery on Sunday.