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“Great food and coffee - but dogs not allowed”

Malvern Hills GeoCentre
Ranked #2 of 4 things to do in Colwall
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Owner description: The Malvern Hills GeoCentre is a technology based visitor information centre situated with stunning views on the western slopes of the Malvern Hills. Use the interactive ipads, large video wall and wall maps to find out about the archeology, geology, water, nature, walks and history of the Malvern Hills. Cafe H2O within the Centre serves a range of locally sourced or homemade refreshments and sells maps & souvenirs. Free wifi.
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73 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Great food and coffee - but dogs not allowed”
Reviewed 20 April 2014

This is a great place to break a walk on the hills. The food and coffee are good - and very cheap too. The staff are always pleasant, and there is a lot of information available.

But ... no dogs allowed in. Can't se why this is as there are lots of other cafes and pubs around which welcome well behaved dogs. In an area that attracts walkers with dogs the Centre might be missing a trick in not allowing them in with their owners.

Visited April 2014
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Thank Paulboy100
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emphilpott, Owner at Malvern Hills GeoCentre, responded to this review, 3 May 2014
Thanks very much for your review - we are glad you enjoyed the food and coffee at our reasonable prices!
The question about whether to allow dogs into the centre is always difficult - we find just as many people who feel strongly that they do not want dogs in the cafe. On a nice day you can sit on the benches outside with your dog and we are always happy to provide lots of water for them. Lets hope we have lots of sunny days this year!
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Birmingham, UK
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66 attraction reviews
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“Good stop off”
Reviewed 30 August 2013

Nice stop off between the Beacon and British Camp, we only had a water and ice lollies to be fair, but great toilets and facilities generally. Very new and sparkling. We like!

Visited August 2013
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emphilpott, Owner at Malvern Hills GeoCentre, responded to this review, 1 September 2013
Thanks for your review - we are very glad you like! Do come again :-)
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Worcester, UK
Level 6 Contributor
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“Tasty food, good prices”
Reviewed 6 August 2013 via mobile

I have visited three times in recent weeks, more for the cafe than the geocentre aspect, as it's a great place to meet before or after a walk on the hills.

It is managed by different staff on the weekend to in the week (I've been at both times) but the service has been consistently friendly and the food tasty and good value. There is usually an excellent range of cakes, scones, local juices, teas, coffees, sandwiches etc. I think the menu is extended at weekends and we enjoyed breakfast pancakes with bacon and syrup.

Visited July 2013
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emphilpott, Owner at Malvern Hills GeoCentre, responded to this review, 9 August 2013
Thanks very much for your review and I am glad you like our food. The home made Tiffin is my favorite!
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Malvern, United Kingdom
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“Lovely lunch”
Reviewed 3 August 2013

We cycled to the Centre and enjoyed freshly made sandwiches outside in the sunshine. Great service and lovely location and atmosphere. Looking forward to my next visit.

Visited July 2013
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emphilpott, Owner at Malvern Hills GeoCentre, responded to this review, 4 August 2013
Thanks for your lovely review - I am glad you avoided the rain and we hope to see you again!
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Malvern, United Kingdom
Level 6 Contributor
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“History in the rocks”
Reviewed 29 July 2013

The geology of the Malvern hills explained in a readily accessible way. Interactive and static displays. Certainly worth a visit for the enquiring mind.

Visited June 2013
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emphilpott, Owner at Malvern Hills GeoCentre, responded to this review, 4 August 2013
Thanks for your review! We have just added some fossils in display cases and for sale which help illustrate some of the geological information on the walls and iPads.
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