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Elan Valley Visitors Centre

Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
+44 1597 810899
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Called in for a late lunch & 2pm. Greeted by a bimbo who clearly didnt want to be at work! Who told us there was no jacket spuds, chilli, burgers, hot dogs, or scampi but she could subitute fish fingers for scampi! The cafe is...More

Thank Homelife911
Reviewed 5 days ago

Visited at a very busy lunch time and for some reason only one person working the coffee machine, taking orders and the cash till! The queue was literally just at the door and took a little while to get to place my order. Some of...More

Thank Commz
Reviewed 1 week ago

I cant say much as they would not allow dogs inside, and with clear skies and 30 deg temp we were not going to leave our dog outside in the sun, shade was not supplied and only the odd tree gave shelter. Staff made excusses,...More

Thank Ronald W
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our friends had recommended the chips at the Visitors Centre and they are fantastic! It was great that there were vegan choices for lunch and almond or soya milk for my tea. The staff are all friendly and it was a welcome rest after our...More

Thank Kim C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The visitor centre is a most welcoming and informative place. The reservoirs are an interesting part of England's history and the information boards in the small museum area help greatly to orientate oneself before setting out to see the area. Plenty of facilities here: loos,...More

Thank prisbishop67
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Starting our tour of the Elan Valley dams here, we counselors useful information. The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. We watched wild peregrines on the mountainside and saw a marsh harrier doing a fly by to harass them ! You can get a car park...More

Thank Tinkerscuss
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the dam, and ate in the visitor centre. Good service and good food. Did not walk too far as it was a VERY hot day so tried to stay in the shade.

Thank Lizbry
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Esential to see this centre which is very well organised with thes taff very willing to give very friendly help and guidance supported by an extensve café / restaurent

Thank Les B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit whether you plan to walk around the reservoirs or drive. We took a 7 metre long campervan and had no issues negotiating the roads, although a few of the hills gave the old van some palpitations. The scenery is stunning, the...More

Thank DomJohnFran
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thought it would be ok , but changed mind when I saw falls very loud and breathtaking a must for families playground good for children of all ages a must to see

Thank Leigh N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Wales  >  Powys  >  Rhayader
  • Phone Number: +44 1597 810899
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