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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, Reservations

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  • 76
    Very good
  • 28
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  • 11
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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 in Colchester

Everything is perfect in this restaurant, quality of food, excellent service , friendly staff, large portions all you could possibly want!!

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Mandy S
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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English first
Colchester, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Everything is perfect in this restaurant, quality of food, excellent service , friendly staff, large portions all you could possibly want!!

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Visited this restaurant on Sunday 19th July. Four of us booked & what an excellent meal. The portions were huge. The service was excellent with extremely friendly staff. They even gave me a "doggy bag" for leftovers to take home to my dog. The food was very very tasty. We all had a mixture of steak & lamb. Be warned... More 

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Lucky to get table on Saturday night....was sat beside hen party but this did not distract from enjoying our food... The waitress was very friendly and attentive.... Wine very nice and Cypriot lager very nice.... Steak was cooked well and tasty.. Skate goodsize and price,,, thoughly enjoyed our off the cuff meal.. Definitely a revisit on the cards...

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Witham, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

Have this evening just walked away with a very upset and disappointed 70 year old. We had booked a table for 7 last week and a surprise visit from a relative led to us increasing our reservation to 8. We arrived at 6.35 and to our dismay our table was a very cramped 7. Highly embarrassing as we have now... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015 via mobile

Superb service and great food made for a memorable evening. Our waitress, Sarah, was attentive and funny, my 8 year old son said he wanted to marry her. Will be back, without my son!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Another great meal at the Bella Pais, great food and excellent steaks let done by the length of wait for service. Will go again but getting drinks was really slow both times we asked for them.

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

If you like good Greek food and the most amazing steak you'll ever get to eat then get down to the bella Pais

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

OMG this place is amazing, we come here every year for our anniversary and it just gets better. You really do have to book in advance and make sure you don't eat for a day or so before you are going :)

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I remember eating here as a child, as a student and now. Nothing appears to have changed, which is a compliment in all aspects except the wine list, which could be a lot more exciting. Attentive service, good Greek food and the sort of absolute consistency which is only really achieved by family owned restaurants of this size. Not bad... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

We've been here a few times and always excellent. Service can be a bit slow but food is worth the wait. Steak was excellent and there was plenty of it.

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Additional Information about Bella Pais

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

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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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?