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Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant

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26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
+44(0)1271 866488
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • 175
    Excellent
  • 63
    Very good
  • 11
    Average
  • 0
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  • 3
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Enjoyable Meal With Friends

Enjoyed a very pleasant early evening meal with friends on a Friday after work. I have always heard good things about Hele Billy's and looked forward to sampling the menu. There is something for everyone & found it quite hard to choose from all the delights on there. I liked the early bird option... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
ClaireAdamMoss
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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Reservations
  • Late Night
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252 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed a very pleasant early evening meal with friends on a Friday after work. I have always heard good things about Hele Billy's and looked forward to sampling the menu. There is something for everyone & found it quite hard to choose from all the delights on there. I liked the early bird option even though didn't end up ordering... More 

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coventry
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43 reviews 43 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

friendly staff and the food was lovely plenty of choice including local fish. we would return there hen next in the area.

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

Booked a table for 3 tonight was not disappointed. The grills and the the sea bass was so lovely. Wine is nice and the service u can't fault, as locals we know we get good food recommend to everyone. Compliments to all staff and the kitchen

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Braunton
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

A little gem popular with locals. Friendly staff, lovely atmosphere, good food and great value. Looking forward to the next visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Lovely staff, a very good selection from the menu and the food tasted great. This is a must visit if in the area.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

My and my family have enjoyed superb food lovely atmosphere good beers and friendly service here for many years and we cannot speak highly enough of this little gem!

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Somerset
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64 reviews 64 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Lovely Christmas meal here on 19th December Food excellent, location nice and service good Thanks Happy new year

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Auch, France
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53 reviews 53 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Great little place, value & food / service first class, parking can be "fun" but well worth a visit.

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Barnstaple, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014

Found this little gem purely by chance whilst out walking the dog. Called in for lunch as it was a pet friendly establishment. We eat out a lot and have trouble finding somewhere that has a good choice of meat free meals. There were 5 fish choices as well as several vegetarian choices. My husband who is a meat eater... More 

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Devon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

6 of us had a celebration meal in December for sisters birthday. We love this place, not easy to get booking (so busy - and understandable s o) The extensive menu at such good prices, the atmosphere, but for me , the outstanding service given by all the staff, nothing is to much trouble, you feel valued, wanted, and you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: +44(0)1271 866488
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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