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Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant

26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
+44 1271 866488
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good22%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork neck” (13 reviews)
“cheesecake” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Went Saturday night as a treat. Lovely and cosey. Had the pork and wasn't disappointed definitely return

Thank Slimmingworldmom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Haven't visited for nearly a year and we were please to find the atmosphere and welcome still very warm. Pleasant staff an efficient service complemented a varied menu providing some excellently presented food with a nice twist on the specials board. Impressed with the background...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in without a booking and the only food being served was from a Caribbean menu on a Thursday evening and not much of a choice. However we chose goat curry and jerk chicken served with rice, beans, salad and coleslaw. The other options...More

Thank Helen W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well being a local I thought I would give this place the benefit of the doubt after the bad feedback from the other locals. Well my experience is that a lot of the menu is crossed out and what I ordered was also not available....More

3  Thank twine69
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for 8pm, the restaurant was fairly quiet, staff were friendly and helpful on arrival. Quaint family run pub with yummy home cooked food. Very relaxed environment for a winters evening, would have happily sat for hours drinking & playing card trivia games for the...More

Thank Emh414
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We will definitely be back. The food was cooked beautifully and when I asked for calamari as a main course, I had no problem and it was the best plate of calamari I have ever tasted. I have sampled many. The early bird menu is...More

Thank Ann B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

... be sure to visit Hele Billy's. Staying at the nearby touring park, we visited on a Saturday night, September 2017. A cosy pub with restaurant. The food was very good and well presented. The owners and staff were welcoming and efficient, presiding over a...More

Thank spurious20
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came here during our stay in the huts nearby, the restaurant is very homely, good music and fun little trivia games dotted about! The food was lovely good portions and reasonably priced, the wine measures were very generous too! The service was very good,...More

Thank renegade11
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The atmosphere was nice and friendly, the food was lovely and it wans reasonably priced. And right near he beach for a walk afterwards.

Thank emma duttz
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

visited on a Thursday night, Caribbean night! Rum cocktail to start was very good indeed!!! Both me and my husband had the taster platter, £21 each and well worth the money! We had about 5 different items but the goat curry and saltfish in particular...More

Thank jackoWrexham
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Questions & Answers
25 March 2015|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Corrine45 | Property representative |
Yes, they are allowed in one side of the restaurant, so please let us know when reserving a table. Thanks Barbara
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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: +44 1271 866488
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