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5 Star Standards Rating for View Cafe Bar, Chepstow

Wednesday, July 31st, 2013

Scores on the doors Chepstow

FODDCThe View Cafe Bar has been awarded the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme’s highest standards rating of five stars by the Forest of Dean District Council – Environmental Health department.

To achieve a rating, The food safety officer inspecting a business checks how well the business is meeting the law by looking at:

  •   How hygienically the food is handled – how it is prepared, cooked, re-heated, cooled and stored

  •   The condition of the structure of the buildings – the cleanliness, layout, lighting, ventilation and other facilitiesView Cafe Bar, Chepstow

  •   How the business manages and records what it does to make sure food is safe

At the end of the inspection, the business is given one of the six ratings. The top rating of ‘5’ means that the View Cafe Bar was found to have ‘very good’ hygiene standards.

We are really pleased with the 5 Star rating awarded to our View Cafe Bar and it is testament to all the hard work carried out by the staff and the support from our customers.

The food standard rating for the View Cafe Bar can be viewed online here >

Along with the Stunning views and great food this official seal of approval reinforces that the View Cafe Bar a great place to eat and drink.


Here are some recent catering statistics. Between 01 April 2012 – 01 April 2013:View Cafe Bar, Chepstow

  •   we served 24,900 cups of coffee

  •   9,850 cups of hot chocolate

  •   22,890 cups of tea

That’s around 57,640 hot brews had by visitors to the National Diving & Activity Centre over the past 12 months!

We have been delighted by all the supportive comments and feedback and we will continue to work hard and invest in the centre to ensure that we are the most forward thinking and friendly dive and activity centre in the UK. – judging by the increased visitor numbers month on month we must be doing something right!

If you have any comments of suggestions we would love to hear from you

The View cafe bar construction images

Friday, February 17th, 2012

The View Cafe Bar, coming soon to the NDAC

View Cafe Bar ChepstowHere are some of the latest pictures of our new Café Bar complex, The View.

The construction works are progressing well and the cafe bar is really starting to come together. Around 5 tonnes of steel have recently arrived on site and will be used to construct the outside veranda. The veranda will be a great spot to relax and enjoy the breathtaking view overlooking our Chepstow quarry.

We are working as fast as we can to get The View open for business and we promise it will be well worth the wait!

For some larger versions of the photos, take a look at the Facebook album>

The View Cafe Bar Construction. NDAC Chepstow

The View Cafe Bar

Sunday, January 8th, 2012

The View Cafe Bar, coming soon to the NDAC

We’re pleased to announce that the old NDAC Snack Bar is finally to be replaced by our new Café Bar complex, named The View.

The View at Chepstow's NDAC interiorThis will mean a sad farewell to the old burger bar we have used for the past five years. However we feel this investment is needed to develop the site and provide everyone with a great facility.

We hope you all agree it will be well worth the time and effort to make your days with us a bit more special.

The View Café Bar will be for everyone; Divers and visitors alike will be able to sit inside or out on the veranda, with a breathtaking view overlooking the Chepstow quarry.

As well as serving great food, the View Café Bar will also have a licensed bar and a stunning view.

Those of you staying with us in the Wigwam Village will also be able to enjoy a cold beer and something to eat after a long days diving and relax a bit more whilst at the NDAC.

The View Chepstow, exterior shots

Construction of the View Cafe BarWatts Construction, our building company, have been on site now for over a month and things are beginning to take shape on the new NDAC cafe bar area.

We have a projected build time of around 20 weeks and are looking to get the View Café Bar up and running in the early part of March 2012.

The View‘s build and works are progressing well, but please be patient whilst the construction works take place.

We are working as fast as we can to get The View open for business and we promise it will be well worth the wait!

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Wigwams and Café Bar

Wednesday, March 30th, 2011

Commencement of Phase 2 & 3 Works

Wigwam Accommodation & The View Café Bar at NDAC

Cafe Bar

We would like to apologies for any inconvenience the site works may be causing to you on your visits to the National Diving & Activity Centre. We are working at quickly as possible to be the first Inland Dive Site in the UK to offer on affordable low cost on site accommodation, purpose built Café Bar and improved diver facilities for 2011.

Wigwams arrive on trucksThe £250,000.00 investment shall be split into two phases Wigwam Accommodation (completed April/ May) the planning permission has been submitted. It is anticipated the units will be available as soon as planning is granted on or around 07 April.

Phase three The View Café Bar will yes serve alcoholic drinks and on site Café with a wide choice of hot and cold food available throughout the day. Planning has already been granted and on site works will start in the next few weeks. It is anticipated that works shall be completed around Aug of this year. We would like to take this opportunity to thank all our members and divers for there continued support so please keep on supporting us so we can in turn invest in you.

Many thanks Darren & Kaye

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New Café Bar at NDAC

Tuesday, January 11th, 2011

New Cafe Bare a National Diving & Activity Centre

Work on a new Café Bar at the National Diving & Activity Centre will start in the next few weeks with a four month projected turnaround planned.

We will keep disruption down to a minimum while the enabling works are conducted and would like to thank you in advance for your understanding and patience.

Sadly we will have to get rid of the old catering unit that you have been used to over the past few years, but we think you will be more than happy with our new café and bar!


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