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Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant

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26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
441271866488
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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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5 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Been to Hele Billy's prior to take over. Sat down with family for food and mine was luke warm, everybody else's was steaming but nice naff. Also the seafood platter had a lovely sauce which if the food arrived with the side order of ciabatta bread as stated it would have been nice to dunk! But it was forgotten about... More 

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Thank Alfiemoon77
Boston, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent food and drink and a lovely atmosphere. We arrived fairly late (close to last food orders) without booking. We were accommodated without any fuss and had a thoroughly enjoyable meal.

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Thank Paul P
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Called here for lunch before leaving for the return journey home after a camping holiday in Hele. Excellent food and service. The meals were very tasty, arrived quickly, and were clearly home cooked food. I will be back for another meal next time I am in the area.

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Thank David R
Diana M, Owner at Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your amazing review, much appreciated and we look forward to your next visit. Kind regards More 

2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked a table for me and a friend at the last minute, and was able to get a place, I had the calamari as a starter, which was perfect, followed by the summer salad with Cajun chicken slices, sweet potato fries and garlic bread, the staff were polite and would happily return!

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Thank Connor F
Diana M, Owner at Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your meal, the service was good and that you will return. Thank you for taking the time to give us such a good review. Kind regards More 

Liverpool, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Ate here on our last night whilst on holiday in ilfracombe, it was recommended to us by the owners of a property we were staying in whilst away. Food was excellent, service was great and the restaurant itself is lovely. Well worth a visit!

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Thank lois27
Bath, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Previous excellent reviews were spot on! Lovely atmosphere and decoration, professional and friendly staff (including the new owner!) and first class food at reasonable prices for the excellent quality. Look out for the amazing early bird discounts as well!!

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Thank Ruth186370
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The service, the food and the atmosphere are all very good. Very varied menu to cater for all sorts, and an "early bird" set of prices.

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Thank Ruth M
Kent, England
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We were a party of 13 visiting for an evening meal. The staff were excellent and the food was delicious. The restaurant had a lovely atmosphere and was clearly very popular. We'd love to return one day!

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Thank ainsworth179
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The second visit of our holiday and as fantastic as ever. Can't fault the quality of food the fish is so fresh. Faultless service and value for money.

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Thank Jane D
Diana M, Owner at Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Lovely to hear both visits were enjoyed and the food and service were good. Thank you for your fab review. Kind regards More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and i had a great meal on Friday evening really enjoyed the fish platter and my wife enjoyed the lamb. The service was excellent and the food was brought out quickly and was great value for money. We will be back when we are next in the area.

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Thank Keith S
Diana M, Owner at Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review, we are so pleased you enjoyed your meal and found the service excellent, as well as finding the meal 'great value', thank you for taking the trouble to say so. We look forward to your next visit. Kind regards More 

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
British, Vegetarian Friendly, Pub, Bar, Seafood
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Special occasions
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Ilfracombe
  • Phone Number: 441271866488

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?