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Bella Pais

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7 Centurian House St. Johns Street | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
+44 1206 571830
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Closed now
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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
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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20 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We had a a table for 2 at 8:15pm on a Saturday night and it was still incredible.... no matter how busy they are. Regardless of the fact the restaurant was packed to the limit, the food was excellent, served piping hot, the staff are more than friendly. There is nothing to fault. Looking forward to the next visit already.

Thank NB-70UK
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

I recently visited this lovely cosy restaurant with my girlfriend for our valentines meal! It was such a romantic night with great tasting food. The steaks were mouthwatering cooked to perfection and really enjoyed our sides. Great ambience and decor. Will visit again! Thank you chef and staff :)

Thank Thanos A
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in for a meal as an after business meeting, asked for a medium rare steak and that is exactly what I got. It had been rested for the perfect amount of time. Can't fault the visit at all. 4 out of 5 because this was my first visit. Can't wait for my next visit

Thank Leigh S
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93 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Portion sizes were superb. My daughter had steak which was half the size of the dinner plate. I hate chicken kebab with so much rice and pasta I couldn't finish it. We also had sides of broccoli, sauté potatoes and peppercorn sauce. Service was good

Thank luckilucki
Tolleshunt Knights
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

What more can be said.if you are going to indulge in a large steak, please don't have a starter, the steak and a couple of sides is enough for a big eater. The restaurant is very reasonable in price, food and drink. The ambience may not be the best. But the food and service is top class. The only downer... More 

Thank Robert S
Manningtree, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Must be booked weeks in advance. Exceptional and everyone who goes there knows it ! Best steak in town.

Thank markbaker2907
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant serves the best steak you will ever eat. Simple as that. It may not be a fancy high brow place,but the staff are friendly & helpful. The prices are reasonable. A great place to eat.

Thank Paul F
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An excellent restaurant Garlic-prawns were brilliant nice to have them deshelled 22oz sirloin steak was perfectly cooked and baklava was great wine was reasonably priced and very good. No complaints at all and would 100% go back. Table next to us had Greek menu which looked great.

Thank James T
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Helpful staff wonderful food plenty of it portions are large. That's the reason always busy. Highly recommend.

Thank Antony B
Essex, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely place to get a great steak, the best we have found in the area, the side dishes are large so we always share them, staff always friendly and helpful. Only negative is very small place so tables are quite close to each other, but it's great there.

Thank 869clarkie13

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Greek, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Local cuisine, Families with children, Romantic
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:30 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Centurian House St. Johns Street | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 571830

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?