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Helmut's Place

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub
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Alona Beach Tawala Entertainment Center, 6340, Philippines
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW 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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173 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 203 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
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 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
Dumaguete City, Philippines
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60 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2016

Helmut's is a kind of Expat-ish place amidst the tourist scene of Panglao. Clearly caters to travelers a well. Being a bit of both, it checks the two boxes nicely. Well-made cocktails and cold beer are delivered efficiently in an open-air space dominated by the bar and a pool table. Recommended.

Thank Harry F
Gothenburg, Sweden
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 August 2016

We passed here one evening and stayed for a drink. Friendly staff but nothing special other that regular bar with drinks and a biljard table. We asked for two drinks, that were on their menu. After five minutes the lady "bartender" came and said they couldn't prepare that drink. Asked us to choose something else. Environment is nothing special, and... More 

Thank ocervin
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102 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 August 2016

German place - nothing wrong about that - and especially good if you are german and wanna meet other germans.

Thank MorJon

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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?