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£6 - £47
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British, Bar
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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All reviews lunch crab sandwich fish and chips bread nice hotel stayed here compliments to the chef very special place fabulous location walking round the island overlooking the sea views walks spa lilies hells
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Reviewed 3 July 2023

Popped in here for a drink whilst walking round the island. Quite an exclusive hotel but welcoming to passers by. Staff friendly and helpful. Nice terrace at the back overlooking the pond and the bay.

Date of visit: June 2023
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Hell Bay Hotel, General Manager at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2023

Dear terryw8, Thank you for your review. Delighted to hear that you enjoyed your drink with us and that you were welcomed by our team. We hope that we can welcome you back for a longer stay next time! Best wishes, The Hell Bay team

Reviewed 24 June 2023

A really nice hotel in one of the most stunning locations in the UK the views are mid-blowing. Rooms are spacious well appointed lovely walk in shower. Upstairs rooms most expensive because of the view but garden rooms better suited to oldies who don’t like...steps. Food is a fabulous fine dining experience with excellent caring staff . Outdoor swimming pool with steam room and jacuzzis. Spa unfortunately not open as advised. A fabulous location with easy walks a must to visit againMore

Date of visit: June 2023
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Hell Bay Hotel, General Manager at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2023

Dear davidsR3157ES, Thank you so much for your kind words. We strive to offer an unforgettable stay for all our guests and are delighted that you enjoyed your visit. So pleased that you felt well looked after by our team and that your dining experience...More

Reviewed 15 May 2023

Fantastic meal great service and with a stunning view from the most amazing view from the sunset deck

Date of visit: April 2023
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Hell Bay Hotel, General Manager at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2023

Dear treggy2016, So pleased to hear that you enjoyed your dinner with us and that the service - and sunset! - was memorable. We look forward to welcoming you back again soon. Best wishes, The Hell Bay Hotel team

Reviewed 14 May 2023

We visited here during a storm and were made to feel most welcome even though we were soaked to the skin. We were allowed to hang our wet clothes in a drying room whilst we ate our lunch. Highly recommend the crab sandwich but a...couple on the next table had the fish and chips which looked delicious. The lounge and bar area are very comfortable and cater for everybody's needs.More

Date of visit: May 2023
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Hell Bay Hotel, General Manager at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2023

Dear Nomad37197082039, What a lovely review! Thank you so much. We are delighted to hear that we provided you with a bit of refuge and hearty food in what can be unpredictable Scillonian weather! Hope to see you again in the hotel lounge soon. All...More

Reviewed 19 September 2022 via mobile

Called for drinks whilst walking around the island. Dog allowed inside which was nice. The place is very well cared for and to a high standard. Lots of lilies in the area which can give me a headache unfortunately so didn’t stay too long. Also...felt a bit let down by the view, not really overlooking the sea despite the name nor near hell bay which I had wanted to visit. Prices seem high, 7.50 for a bag of fudge you can buy for 4 in other venues, although it is nice to see locally produced items. The hotel does seem popular and dishes brought out looked to be good portions and freshly made.More

Date of visit: September 2022
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Hell Bay Hotel, General Manager at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 20 October 2022

Dear Sherpa35167349443, Thank you for your review. We are so pleased to hear that you felt welcomed and that you found our service to be of a high standard. Sorry that you found the location to be a disappointment. However, the majority of our rooms...More

Reviewed 17 July 2022

I had a wonderful stay here in early July, I really cannot fault it. The staff are very helpful and friendly, and they make a mean cocktail! Our room was spotless and very well appointed. The food was outstanding - excellent choice and incredible every...night. My compliments to the chef and his team. Breakfast was also excellent, with a choice of hot and cold foods. Hell Bay Hotel is a very special place. I hope we will be back there soon!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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hellbayhotel, Owner at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Dear Belafonte1, Thank you for the very kind words. Delighted to hear that you were made to feel welcome and that our cocktails were up to scratch! We take pride in our rooms so we are pleased to hear that it had everything you required....More

Reviewed 12 July 2022

The food was amazing we ate there a couple of times and also popped in for a drink, Staff friendly and helpful lovely location

Date of visit: July 2022
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hellbayhotel, Owner at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Dear JeanieRobert, Thank you for the kind comments. So pleased to hear that you received a warm welcome and enjoyed both food and drink with us. We hope to see you again soon. Best wishes, The Hell Bay team

Reviewed 10 July 2022

On our day walking round the island we stopped at Hell Bay for lunch. Lovel crab sandwiched between doorsteps of very good bread. Not cheap but well worth the money.

Date of visit: June 2022
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hellbayhotel, Owner at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Dear 967Blossom967, Thank you for the lovely review. We hope to see you again soon - perhaps for dinner or as overnight residents! Best wishes, The Hell Bay team

Reviewed 5 July 2022

We visited for a coffee but wished we had stayed here. The hotel is very clean, is in a great position and has very good staff

Date of visit: July 2022
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hellbayhotel, Owner at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Dear BillM007, So pleased to hear such lovely comments about our hotel. We hope to welcome you as staying guests one day soon! Best wishes, The Hell Bay team

Reviewed 7 October 2021

We popped in here without reserving a table and were greeted with smiles and taken to a fabulous table which over looks the lake. It had its own balcony and apparently is where Prince Charles and Camilla sat a few days before!!! The Sandwich was...full of beautiful fresh white Crab meat, great value too. Great hotel, staff lovely, toilets spotless. Highly recommend, we may have been lucky so I recon I would book next time.More

Date of visit: September 2021
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hellbayhotel, Owner at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Dear Caroline, Thank you so much for the kind words. It is always lovely to hear from happy guests; so pleased that you enjoyed a crab sandwich in the open air! We look forward to seeing you again. Best wishes, The Hell Bay team

Reviewed 12 August 2021

amazing views good service and well kept beers with a friendly staff made this the perfect place for a sundowner at the end of the day

Date of visit: August 2021
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hellbayhotel, Owner at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2022

Dear Simon, Thank you for the lovely review. So pleased to hear that you enjoyed an evening drink with us. We look forward to seeing you again. The Hell Bay team

Reviewed 9 October 2020

Fabulous food, well presented and superb service in the restaurant. Bar meals available for those that don’t want a three course meal with some items that are the same as those on the main menu. Excellent, attentive service In both the bar and the restaurant.

Date of visit: September 2020
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TrescoIsland, Owner at Hell Bay Hotel, responded to this reviewResponded 26 July 2021

Dear 774lesleyc Thank you so much for such a wonderful review of your meal at Hell Bay; we're delighted you had such a great time and hope to welcome you again soon! Best wishes, The Hell Bay Team

Reviewed 24 October 2019 via mobile

It was a stormy day but we walked the island calling in for a coffee. Dripping at reception we were welcomed without hesitation. Great coffee in a lovely decorated lounge watching the rain batter the windows. Well worth a visit.

Date of visit: September 2019
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Reviewed 9 October 2019

What a lovely hotel. Good accommodation and excellent food. We were fortunate to enjoy superb weather allowing us to explore and enjoy the island. The on site spa gave some possibilities for a wet day and the swimming pool area was pleasant. Certainly a hotel...to return to.More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed 13 September 2019

Wonderful location with beautiful views. The food is worth a Michelin star and the service fantastic. The rooms are large with stunning views to the sea. The hotel is very comfortable yet fairly informal. There are no roads on the island and the area is...very peaceful with lovely coastal walks. We checked out and booked to return next year.More

Date of visit: September 2019
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Hi My husband has a bad knee but he managed the walk, there is a few hills but we took it easy, it took us about 15 minutes from the boat...and well worth it. Might be worth having a chat to the hotel as I think they have... More
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