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Helmut's Place

$$ - $$$
German, Bar, Pub
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Alona Beach Tawala Entertainment Center, 6340, Philippines
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216 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 159 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 May 2016

I was GRANDPAcking in Alona Beach for 6 nights. Helmut's was my favourite pub. Good music and ice-cold beer for PHP60. I had lots of fun on the pool table too.

Thank Neville Shaun R
Cape Town Central, South Africa
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267 reviews
188 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Went here a couple of times for a nightcap before heading back to our resort. The bar is nicely laid out with a pool table - and ample seating opportunities. Staff nice and friendly, the right kind of music before going home and Helmut is always good for a chat. It is a great place for meeting people. We never... More 

Thank Roxxxy7
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2016 via mobile

We tried this restaurant and we were really disappointed! We waited 50 min and asked for a free drink to wait, they just said "no". Then no discount. It was overpriced and not very good. Awful service, unprofessional.

Thank Laura M
Panglao Island, Philippines
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11 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2016

Forget about the food and service in this bar! Meals are prepared their neighbors from T2. Very long and very mediocre. Service like in Manila airport. That is all))) But then you always get a good Wi-Fi and cold beer!..

Thank SolovevaDi
Tiverton, United Kingdom
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207 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 March 2016 via mobile

Nicely laid out bar with a pool table and TVs showing sport. Only drinking here not eating so can't comment on the food but the girls were nice serving and the music ok. Ate at T2 cafe around the corner which isn't on here but was excellent food.

Thank ccsclwns7773
Enschede, The Netherlands
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121 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

A small bar were you can meet people who came here several years ago and who decided to stay, so the stories are great and the drinks are good.

Thank AndredeRuiter1961
Phuket, Thailand
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2016 via mobile

Tried this place due to location. Staff was not friendly or responsive. They unfortunately had western attitudes. One tiny brown girl with short hair seemed to have the worst attitude and ruined the rest. Had one beer and left after being ignored when I needed a second.

2 Thank Dugald022
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113 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Full of drinking buddies, if you want to somebody to meet is a good choice, Is not on the beach but 300m far from beach next to road. Right next the atm machines

Thank Joll32
Shanghai, China
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14 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2016

Our first encounter with Helmut's Place was after I researched where to see the Superbowl, as they hosted it last year. When we got there, we asked the waitress and she said she had no idea what we were talking about and that they have never had a Superbowl party. Second night we came back and met the owner Helmut... More 

Thank DJ W
Quezon City, Philippines
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2016

Okay food. Cheap. Okay ambiance, they are located at the main road, not really my type when I'm on a vacation. Good wi-fi connection for those who are curious. :)

Thank msrjriii

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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
German, Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Delivery
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats
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?