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Favoloso

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Balkerne Passage, Colchester, England
01206-54-90-80
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12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night, Dinner, Reservations
Description: First class family run Italian restaurant with accent on fresh fish. Quite...
First class family run Italian restaurant with accent on fresh fish. Quite inspired cooking and marvellous welcome
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  • 54
    Excellent
  • 17
    Very good
  • 9
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Good atmosphere & nice food

Service very efficient. Enormous skate wing, ever so slightly overcooked but otherwise very nice. Disappointed they had run out of tiramisu so had to settle for ice-cream. All in all reasonable night out for about £50 a head including 4 bottles of wine.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 13, 2015
DavidW049
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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English first
Ipswich, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

We went for lunch Easter weekend, the menu is varied and if seafood is your thing this is the place. We were curious to see how it compared as we'd been to Rome recently, we spent most of our lunch making those yummy noises. My husband loves tiramasu but we had eaten more than enough of the main menu so... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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24 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Service very efficient. Enormous skate wing, ever so slightly overcooked but otherwise very nice. Disappointed they had run out of tiramisu so had to settle for ice-cream. All in all reasonable night out for about £50 a head including 4 bottles of wine.

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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

Went here last Saturday evening as it was closest restaurant to the pub we were drinking in and they'd just stopped doing food where we were! As luck would have it The only thing I didn't like about the place was the name which unless it's written down in front of me I'm never getting right sober or drunk! Ordered... More 

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Surrey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015

One of our favourite restaurants but went there on Saturday and an otherwise lovely evening was somewhat tainted by being told (when we ordered the Prosecco) that they had sold out the night before as they were particularly busy! Amazed that their suppliers could not get some to them at the weekend, but even so, possibly a trip to Asda/Sainsburys... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Visited Favoloso on 3/7/15. The food is always delicious and the service is great. We will be going back again very soon!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

This is the second time I've visited this restaurant, first time was a year ago at a 21st party. Both occasions the food was very good and the atmosphere convivial. The Chef always comes out of the Kitchen after the meal to circulate with the diners which is always a nice touch. Always go for the fish dishes, these are... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

You are never disappointed at Favoloso's which is why we celebrated by daughters 18th there along with our family of 19 guests! Service was impeccable and the food was delicious in every mouthwatering way. If you are lucky enough to try one of the chef's specially made panna cotta with mango sauce you will know what I am talking about.... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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18 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

Went for lunch... Lovely atmosphere although it was quiet.. Took ages to decide as so much choice...had bread with oil & balsamic whilst choosing... but I chose scallops & pancetta ... Hubby had prawn & crayfish risotto .... Flavours amazing.. Presentation just right.... Mains. ... I had sea bass with prawns & mushrooms... Again flavours were out of this world... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Lots of choice on the menu and specials boards. Food very well presented and delicious and could not fault it. Portions perhaps a little large but there are options to order smaller ones. Will definitely be returning.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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16 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2015

nice food and good services, lobster & cappesante very good and fresh ,also nice dessert home made..

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Balkerne Passage, Colchester, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: 01206-54-90-80

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Italian

Description

First class family run Italian restaurant with accent on fresh fish. Quite inspired cooking and marvellous welcome
Open Hours
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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