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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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Hours:
Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Reservations

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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
Good food and service

We ate there early one Saturday evening as you need to book and it gets pretty busy. A really nice clean bar and restaurant, friendly service and a very good menu. Dogs are welcome in one part of the restaraunt where the bar is. I would recommend a visit.

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Surrey
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Surrey
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We ate there early one Saturday evening as you need to book and it gets pretty busy. A really nice clean bar and restaurant, friendly service and a very good menu. Dogs are welcome in one part of the restaraunt where the bar is. I would recommend a visit.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Food is fantastic, service is outstanding. I would highly recommend this place. In fact we are going back for our final meal of the holiday. I had the seafood platter, superb.

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Burnley, United Kingdom
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

the food was brilliant , the staff were very helpful and friendly. just called for a beer on the way back from the beach, the menu looked so good we booked and got a taxi back.

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south wales
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21 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

Called in on a long weekend break,very friendly staff and locals.although we didn't eat the food looked and smelt very good.

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My husband and I booked for our wedding anniversary. My husband went for the pork hock and I went for the Pan fried Chicken breast. Both were absolutely fantastic and cooked beautifully.. Deserts were just as good!!! We are back in the area in 5wks for my mums 60th which we have booked now so we can return..

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

My family and I visited Hele as part of our week in Ilfracombe - enjoyable meal at Hele Billy's with good service! Would visit again for a quiet lunch.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Popped in after walking past, and were pleasantly surprised. Can definitely recommend the beef shin, fell off the bone.

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Wales
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

My partner and I went to Devon for the week and we almost ate there every night!! The food was incredible, service and atmosphere was so friendly. They also make the best desserts and cocktails! The versatility is great everyone is welcome including children and dogs! Will definitely be back!!!

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Ilfracombe, United Kingdom
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Just had a lovely meal & a few drinks but after the main meal we sat there waiting to order a desert & another bottle of wine for over twenty five minutes & gave in & asked for the bill! Great main meal & would of loved to try a dessert. Maybe need more staff.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

We visited here on our first night, without booking but luckily got a table during a busy period! We had a whole sea bass with sweet potato fries and salad, and the veggie cottage pie for mains. These were tasty and flavourful, especially the sea bass off the specials menu. Our highlight was the sticky toffee pudding dessert which was... More 

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Additional Information about Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant

Address: 26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
Phone Number: +44(0)1271 866488
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
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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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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