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Elan Valley Visitors Centre

Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
+44 1597 810899
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good29%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, British, Welsh, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Elan Valley, Rhayader LD6 5HP, Wales
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent! Excellent! Excellent!!!!! Very helpful staff, good food and all round great place to visit!!

Thank shepfisher
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Clean, nicely appointed with pleasant views. Lots of information about the area and welcoming helpful staff. Great food in the cafe although the service a bit slow. Highly recommended throughout

Thank Mistingglas
Reviewed 1 January 2018

Been here many times for lunch, plenty of choices and reasonable prices too, great gift shop and museum also.

Thank SmileyTwizz
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Back again for a few days break, and to catch up with friends at Rhayader and the Elan Valley. No matter the time of year its one of the most Beautiful places you could wish to visit. The Visiters centre cafe have started serving Sunday...More

Thank Geoff A
Reviewed 24 November 2017 via mobile

Really friendly and knowledgeable staff in the visitors centre Well worth a visit Fabulous views and great for photos

Thank Lindseysharpe
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

It was wet and windy when we arrived but what a sight when we saw the water cascading down the dam. It was worth the drive just to see this. The visitor centre is a mine of information and staff are very helpful. The cafe...More

Thank mochdredarli
Reviewed 14 November 2017

the staff in the centre were very helpful with walking and driving information and provision of maps. Car parking £2 which includes a 10% discount in the café and parking anywhere along the route of the valley

Thank Mary C
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The visitor centre café. As a species one might think that one is better off impaling oneself with a walking pole, but don't do that if you are here in the Elan Valley. Instea d, save room inside for their cakes. A chocolate and onion...More

Thank Laurence M
Reviewed 24 October 2017 via mobile

Couldn’t have been more helpful. Told us where to go, what to see. Food in the cafe is really good and you get a discount if you’ve paid for car parking. Took a beautiful walk around the dams very varied in style and scenery. Highly...More

Thank Gavin N
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great place, ideal for the beginning of the day of exploring the valley. Great gifts, coffee shop, place to have a picnic etc. Great views and friendly staff.

Thank m0nikazet
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
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
Groups, Kids, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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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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