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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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Open Now
12:00 pm - 9:00 pmAll hours
Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 4 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 6 days ago 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 1 week ago 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped for a coffee whilst out walking and were warmly greeted even in dirty boots.The menu looked excellent so we returned that evening for an early bird meal.Fish pie and Cottage pie were excellent.Great value.Great food.great beer. Great service.lovely friendly warm staff.does it get...More

Thank kevinball2018
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely warm welcome from Diana, Tony and staff. Great hosts with warm welcomes on every occasion that my Family and I attend. Helpful and efficient service from all staff. Food is as expected and absolutely delicious, always look forward to a bite to eat at...More

Thank Buddy B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been on this site before and posted a review about Christmas Day lunch but it somehow seems to have disappeared! The family meal was a complete disaster, the shambles haphazard service served up the worst meal I have ever had the misfortune to have and...More

2  Thank jtayjac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

booked this venue due to reviews but was disappointed that the menu we wanted wasn't on offer and instead a set menu if I had of known I would think have eaten there poor choices on menu asked for steak well done it was cremated...More

6  Thank Alex M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Arrived to a warm greeting and the table location as requested. Nice relaxed atmosphere, a few people around which was a surprise as it was Dec 30th. This is a regular lunchtime venue for us particularly when family (6) visit the district. Food and service...More

1  Thank Allen1942
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups, Romantic
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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