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Bella Pais

7 Centurian House St. Johns Street | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
+44 1206 571830
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  • Excellent74%
  • Very good16%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Steakhouse, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
7 Centurian House St. Johns Street | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
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Reviewed November 8, 2017 via mobile

Overhyped place, 2nd visit but will never return! I doubt if it would be ever 3rd time lucky ! Poor service, they don’t like it when you complain. To many tables to be comfortable, you really feel like a sardine. Very poor customer service

Thank Janie1969
Reviewed November 7, 2017 via mobile

Currently touring around in Suffolk and Essex with my wife we decided to book a table at the Bella Pais restaurant. We made the booking following the information we found on Trip Advisor. We both ordered Taramasalata to start and as the portion was really...More

Thank NorfolkBill
Reviewed October 28, 2017 via mobile

Amazing food, cooked to perfection. Tiger king prawns were good. Great service too. Nothing. To much trouble. .....

Thank thugsy
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Fantastic meal and evening with friends. Not a cheap evening but well worth it!! You will need to book well in advanced for this restaurant to guarantee a table, but you will not be disappointed!!

Thank Allison H
Reviewed October 16, 2017 via mobile

The food here was fantastic, the only reason my plate was not empty was the huge portion size!!! So take this into consideration when ordering. The side dishes easily feed two (with a normal appetite) . If your looking for quiet and romantic, then ask...More

Thank Ann F
Reviewed October 13, 2017

Very friendly and good service, lovely food, good night all round.Is quite cozy , tables are close to each other. Taxi was just outside when we left so that was good too.

Thank Tina407
Reviewed October 8, 2017 via mobile

Awesome steaks and cooked perfectly. Side dishes presented were still hot and very tasty. Reasonably priced - £45 for 3 courses - fillet steak!

Thank laznat
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

I was very pleased that the restaurant could fit in a party of 11, although we had to be there for 5pm. I was informed the tables were booked again for 7pm. The food was all brought out together, & everyone said the food was...More

Thank suzanneabbott
Reviewed October 6, 2017

Excellent service, excellent food. Already booked to go back. Just a shame there is not a lot of room between tables.

Thank _jaynesmithy69
Reviewed October 6, 2017

BEST steak place in Colchester! Was told by a friend to come here and that i wouldn't regret it. They were right. the Tara for starters was nicer than what i've had in Greece. The steaks were pefectly cooked and the service was 10/10 will...More

Thank James Chris A
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November 6, 2017|
Response from Thomas809 | Reviewed this property |
Wasn’t anything like that when I went a few months ago...just great steak 👍
April 29, 2017|
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Response from mrsmc57 | Reviewed this property |
There would be no problem with children included. The restaurant is not big so make sure you book well in advance to make sure you can all be fitted in, I am sure you will enjoy your meal.
June 24, 2016|
Response from Ana P |
Yes we do .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions
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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