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Helmut's Place

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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Alona Beach Tawala Entertainment Center, 6340, Philippines
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

How can you get a bar so wrong. So many staff, so little service. Do not order any food here, it seems to be cooked next door (all deep fried rubbish - scallops couldn't be found beneath the cheese?!). Go elsewhere.

Thank wetface
Chicago, Illinois
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123 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 December 2016

Love this place…. Great Drinking Place, lots of interesting people, good variety of beer and drinks, Decent food, good location, the place is hopping at night, nice Wait Staff,, Highly Recommend.

Thank Robert H
Minnie, Kentucky
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

have ice Cold beer, pool table and live Music,,,all you need for a night out... loacated wery Central and atm Close for buying rounds...

Thank krisst7avik
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 December 2016 via mobile

One of the many bars of a generally friendly nature in this part of Panglao. However as we entered the bar, there was an irate German gentleman shouting at the top of his voice to one of his staff and as we left the same German (now realised to be Helmut himself) was shouting at the top of his voice... More 

Thank Paul M
Victorville, California
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172 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Bar at main road and service road to Alona beach. Fun spot that had live music starting at 9pm. Looked to be lively place later in evening.

Thank Mark_Victorville_CA
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

average bar, with below average live music, there is a pool table which you pay 35c for a game. The cocktails are not correctly made.The central location is a plus.

Thank samuiloafer
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

Had a few drinks and tried their bacon cheeseburger. I would say it tastes awesome. Good music. Live band. Good place to hangout.

Thank Gee A
Southern Finland, Finland
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208 reviews
84 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 October 2016

Lovelly bands singing rock and pop. Reasonable priced with full of customers and one frequent dog sleeping in the coutch:) We visited every evening play billiards, nice atmosphere and great value of a fun.

Thank Niko_sta
Antequera, Philippines
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Helmuts Place is legion. Cannot be missed, right at the entrance to Alona Kew. Drop in for a cold one and mix it with the expats always on tap!. Food is pubby and good.

Thank Ray C
Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016

Drinks were great and I liked the atmosphere/vibe but it was difficult to get the attention of staff. They were bar flirting or waching TV so table service was virtually non-existent. Helmut's Place was fairly quiet at the time we were there so this issue should be easy to fix.

Thank Charlotte S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
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Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Alona Beach Tawala Entertainment Center, 6340, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island

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