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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 good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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12:00 pm - 9:00 pm Hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This is a 5 minute drive from the centre of Ilfracombe and it is worth it! They went above and beyond to cater to us being veggie and vegan. I ended up having a vegan burger that was delicious! The reception we received was so...More

Thank Dominique A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went on our last night of our stay in the area and I am glad we didn't go on the 1st night. Not because there was anything wrong, but because the food was so good we would have gone there for all our meals! Ordered...More

Thank ChrisMewis
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Food is of poor quality badly cooked. Quite a few of the items on the menu weren’t available, so forced to choose something I didn’t really want

1  Thank Anna E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent food, good cider and a very good entertainment from a talented pair of musicians, Jack Tipper and Lynn. Highly recommended.

Thank David W
Reviewed 12 February 2018

Visited here whilst staying at Beach Cove Coastal Retreat - food is really tasty and decently priced

Thank Jess D
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Visited for Saturday lunch as part of a surprise for our Fathers 80th birthday. Hostess / owner was lovely and accommodating to all of our needs. Also playing along with the SURPRISE! Considering the time of the year, the Food was still delicious, fresh and...More

Thank Tom C
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Went to hele billys for my dad's surprise 80th Diane was very hospitable and did everything to make it special. Food fantastic at the right pace would recommend to anyone. Thankyou

Thank apollo1968
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

My partner and I ate at billy's twice in our 4 day stay at hele. Both nights was amazing. The food was YUMMY . And the owner was lovely . We didn't get her name but she took time out to talk to us and...More

Thank Dawnindevon
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Visited in winter so the place wasn't overly busy. Fantastic range of seafood, with quite a few traditional favourites (prawn cocktails and the like) with several meat and chicken options as well. I had the prawn cocktail and seafood risotto. Both dishes were generous, with...More

Thank stephenb522015
Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been visiting Hele Bay for several years and we always make sure to visit Hele Billy's whenever we come to stay. We are always welcomed warmly and are blown away by the food. This has not changed now that we have...More

Thank Janbark22
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25 March 2015|
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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
Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 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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