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Living up to it's excellent reputation

Today we took friends for lunch at Hillbrush feeling confident they would be impressed - and they... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sue B
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Shaftesbury
Stunning Food

I concur with all the previous reviewers. We decided to stop for coffee as we approached Mere and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pete C
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Buckingham, United Kingdom
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Located just minutes from the A303, Visit Hillbrush is an educational & interactive museum & a celebration of the rich 95-year history of a family brushware business. Exhibits include How Many Brushes in your Home? Fibres from Around the World...more
Suggested duration: < 1 hour
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Norwood Park, Mere BA12 6FE, England
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+44 1747 440077
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Today we took friends for lunch at Hillbrush feeling confident they would be impressed - and they were. Starting at the entrance,the gift shop has undergone a change, now selling chic and useful garden tools, soaps and smellies,pet goodies and other interesting items as well...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I concur with all the previous reviewers. We decided to stop for coffee as we approached Mere and settled on Hillbrush. I was just as confused as others had been when we approached the venue, it IS a FACTORY, but with a difference. The difference...More

Thank Pete C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We thoroughly enjoy coming here for coffee, lunch or tea (we haven't yet visited in the evening). The entrance is inviting, the range of goods in the shop is regularly increasing and the staff are welcoming - we have got to know Laura quite well...More

Thank kittyginger
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasure to coffee n cake at a lovely light venue, with a free museum/ history at the far end and a ship at the front, eye opener for the brush history of a local industry ❤️ Evening meals and lunch time specials so...More

Thank Lynda A
Reviewed 9 September 2018 via mobile

Very interesting visit. Nice area for a coffee and cake and then a look around the very informative history of brushes.

Thank Nick N
Reviewed 30 August 2018

My mother-in-law suggested we pop in to visit Hillbrush after a visit up the road to the excellent NT Stourhead Estate. I thought she was 'avin a larf and had been on the sherry when she suggested popping in to see a few brushes, especially...More

Thank Mark B
Reviewed 26 August 2018

We have witnessed this vast building being constructed with wonder, not knowing what or who The Hill Brush Co is. This weekend we were passing and stopped to investigate. Definitely something out of the ordinary. A manufacturer offering a shop, a museum and a cafe/restaurant....More

Thank Mo F
Reviewed 25 July 2018 via mobile

Very often go for lunch. Service great and quick. Have just changed there menu and not convinced for the better. Would recommend breakfast locally sourced and tasty. Certainly don’t need to eat for rest of day. Would recommend

Thank Freddieoz0606
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Not often you find a manufacturer with a lovely restaurant, museum and product shop. Well placed off the side of the A303 and plenty of parking and indoor/outdoor seating. Good menu and tasty cakes and coffee.

Thank Orange54
Reviewed 29 April 2018

Good variety of food with nice deserts and friendly service, handy for calling in from the main A303 for lunch.

Thank Waggy777
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SurreySully
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Response from Rosalind A | Reviewed this property |
No good asking me, I was just a visitor. Why not contact Hills?
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