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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 good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“pork hock” (14 reviews)
“cottage pie” (8 reviews)
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Bar, Seafood, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
26 Watermouth Road | Hele, Ilfracombe EX34 9QY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent food, great pub, wonderful host, we had the mixed taster which was delicious food and plenty too.

Thank Global00295190180
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very average - food was just ok, waitress was nice enough. We went on a Wednesday night out of season and the place was lacking in atmosphere. Maybe it would be better when busier. Overall OK but based on the food I probably wouldn’t be...More

Thank 687hannahv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a lovely place... we visited after a very cold swim in late October to warm up. Very family friendly and the food was brilliant - seafood stew, mackerel fishcakes for grown ups and fish tempura and tomato pasta for the kids. Other people in...More

Thank Rosie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here for a family meal before heading back home to Manchester. As soon as we walked in, we were greeted with a warm, friendly welcome by not only the staff but also regular customers. The menu is reasonably priced and the food is...More

Thank Markymartha2
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very quiet on the friday evening that we visited. Staff were very friendly, food was OK, but a little overpriced compared to other places in the area.

Thank Colin E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited again after last year. Still very impressed. Friendly staff. Great atmosphere. The carribean night was fab and nice to do something different.

Thank Kelly C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a fabulous lunch here , whilst staying in the area! Lovely proper little pub , friendly staff , made us feel very welcome indeed , along with our little dog Hugo !! Will definitely be returning ....

Thank holidayqueenwales
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Went here for a family meal yesterday. Very welcoming. Excellent choice of menu. Can highly recommend the early bird menu. (The full menu is also available.) Diana our hostess was very helpful and friendly throughout. No problems with the two dogs. Left feeling extremely satisfied...More

1  Thank msheridans
Reviewed 11 October 2018 via mobile

We were on holiday last year when we found Hele Billy’s bar & restaurant. We’ve waited a whole year to return & it didn’t disappoint. We drove 50 mins from our holiday lodge on day of arrival. Tonight we’ve been to the amazing Caribbean night...More

Thank Hair60
Reviewed 11 October 2018

We first visited this restaurant just over a month ago. Have driven past but never stopped to visit. After a recommendation we tried it out. Went for the early bird before 6.00 and i had cottage pie with side dish of fresh vegetables. It was...More

Thank BrianA44
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25 March 2015|
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Response from Dan M | Reviewed this property |
They do allow children but the new owner will probably just ignore you and if he does talk to you he will sure to very arrogant and ride. Good luck if you decide to go there personally I'd go to the pub just down the road... More
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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
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Romantic, Groups
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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