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Hele Billy's Bar & Restaurant

26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
+44 1271 866488
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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good22%
  • Average8%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“pork hock” (13 reviews)
“fillet steak” (11 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 2 days ago via mobile

We have eaten here a few times before and they never fail to impress. The service and the food were second to none. Always willing to accommodate. Had the mussels and the haddock special and they were both delicious. We always eat here every time...More

Thank kevhall1902
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Fantastic meals dog welcome. Great choice off meals friendly atmosphere they will bend over back words to help you you won't be disappointed

Thank Peter M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We popped in on our way to Hele Cove and liked the friendly atmosphere. Decided to go for Sunday lunch, amazing! Really nicely presented, ample portions and very tasty. No room for dessert!

Thank Walking89
Reviewed 6 days ago

We had extra crackly pork, said on menu not for the faint hearted and they were right, really enjoyed what I managed to eat but this meal was huge, will go back

Thank Goldsue
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the worst/slowest service we have ever experienced! Such a shame as the food was beautiful, took 45 minutes for them to clear our mains away after we had finished, had to keep getting there attention when we needed a drink etc, as they were...More

Thank Kaffers12
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were on our 24th wedding anniversary, and staying locally at Beach Cove. We intended to eat out at several local venues, but the food quality and service were indeed exceptional, hence we decided to dine every night ( Friday - Sunday) Fantastic, we shall...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My family enjoyed a wonderful meal here, delicious and presented well, lovely atmosphere there too x

Thank Rachel1905
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we had a really pleasant evening, with great service, really enjoyed the sea food and the choice of wine was good and cheap enough .

Thank helgw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Have always raved about H.B.but the change of ownership has made a change in service. No longer were we welcomed in. In fact we felt like a pair of nuisances. We waited for our reserved table to be set - no problem there - but...More

Thank Jackie R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on a quiet evening so there wasn't much atmosphere. However, the quality of the cooking more than made up for this. We did find it quite expensive for the overall experience but certainly left fully satisfied.

Thank Emma D
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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
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
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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