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Bella Pais

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7 Centurian House, | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
1206 571 830
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6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Mon - Thu 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Fri 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Sat 5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations

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  • 218
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  • 72
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 11
    Poor
  • 9
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Best place around

This is the best restaurant in colchester the food is amazing and staff are great too. Would highly recommend this place for a group get together or a romantic meal with partner

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 22, 2015
Damotuckwell
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English first
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

This is the best restaurant in colchester the food is amazing and staff are great too. Would highly recommend this place for a group get together or a romantic meal with partner

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Stuttgart, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Very good restaurant in Colchester- fantastic steaks and friendly service. Very big portions. Nice atmosphere.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

Best steaks in town A wonderfully relaxed atmosphere Will not leave feeling hungry Fantastic staff What more can you ask for, for a GREAT NIGHT OUT . Barbara Patterson

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

The mouth watering Mediterranean smells greet you as you enter. However take care not to be tempted to over order, the portions are very generous and simply delicious,the atmosphere is electric and exciting, so that you come out feeling very satisfied indeed! We come back again and again.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

Dined here at the weekend with a friend. The restaurant was very busy and a little crammed in. Having said that, the food and service were great and having waited a few weeks for a table, it was definitely well worth the wait. We ordered starters of melon and Camembert parcels, and mains of fillet steak and surf and turf.... More 

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7 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

Been here twice now and left completely stuffed and satisfied! The garlic mushrooms are just amazing! Steak so tender and the chicken kebab moist and flavoursome. I always over eat here though! As the portions are huge and its just too good to stop once you full! Lemon merangue pie was a firm favourite at our table and I love... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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117 restaurant reviews
135 helpful votes 135 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

The steaks are excellent and well cooked. The side dishes would be better served in smaller portions or included with the steaks considering the cost of the mains. Service was excellent but we didn't like being sat next to the bar, kitchen and toilets especially as the restaurant was empty when we arrived.

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

we went as a large party for my friend's birthday, The T Bone steak I had was both delicious and generous in size, the staff very friendly and accommodating and i would definitely recommend it,I look forward to going back

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colchester
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86 reviews 86 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

This place has an iconic reputation for their steaks and deservedly so. It does not matter what type, fillet, T bone, rump, rib eye or sirloin, they are all magnificent in terms of tenderness and size which range from 10oz to a whopping 22oz! Regardless always cooked to perfection. All reasonably priced and you can choose your add ons such... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My wife and I ate at Bella Pais last week and it was amazing. The food was excellent, i had steak and my wife had a chicken dish. The portions were huge! The staff also provided excellent service throughout our meal. We'd never been to the restaurant before but we'll definitely be back.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 7 Centurian House, | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: 1206 571 830

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Greek
Open Hours
Sunday
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Monday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Friday
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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