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1 St. Runwalds Street, Colchester CO1 1HF, England
+44 1206 760680
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
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Sun 11:30 am - 10:00 pm
Mon - Thu 11:30 am - 10:30 pm
Fri - Sat 11:30 am - 11:00 pm
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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81 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Love pizza express, you know where you stand! However, 3 of us had pizzas with chilli oil on. 2 were not meant to be too hot but were really eyewatering and the hot pizza was so hot and so drenched in oil that even a ravenous 17yr old boy couldn't manage it! The rest of the food was good though.

Thank mothgal
Colchester, United Kingdom
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very busy resturant, food was good pizzas were ok, the Italian starter olives and dough balls with the dips for sharing was a good choice. Pizzas were not as good as the buy off the shelf, the bases are a lot thicker and sauce is really red looks a bit unnatural. service was good considering they were so busy!

Thank Lynda G
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12 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I went to this restaurant yesterday and popped in for a takeaway. I was advised 20 minutes so I went to a few shops and came back 20 minutes later to which I was advised it won't be much longer, 45 minutes I waited for a margarita pizza takeaway!! A lot of people appeared to be complaining about various things... More 

Thank Dan P
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28 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

We can't believe such low reviews of this place , we have been a few times now and can't fault it, service was excellent from a very nice young man, food always very tasty, best to go early thou as they do get very busy, we went at noon seems to be a good time to go. :+)

1 Thank Michelle S
Colchester, United Kingdom
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15 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 1, 2017 via mobile

I used to love coming here but the few times I've been in the last 6 months it's been really awful. Nothing wrong with the food (when you finally get it) but there is never enough staff in to serve! The poor things are trying their hardest but the service is painfully slow. I really feel for the staff but... More 

Thank angieofkent
Leighton Buzzard, United Kingdom
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160 reviews
90 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 29, 2017

Friendly staff, made room for us when we didn't have a reservation. Food was consistent with other pizza expresses we have visited. Calzone lacked some filling but otherwise a decent meal. We only didn't eat dessert after running late for another engagement.

Thank Drive_Tardy86
Colchester, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2017

I have eaten a number of times in this chain of restaurants up and down the country and generally most have been pretty good but to be honest like most things these days the experience really varies from place to place but I have eaten in this particular restaurant a couple of times now and it’s always been good. There... More 

Thank David R
Colchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2017 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been here a couple of times now and have always had good food and pleasant service! We had a £10 off voucher so thought we'd take advantage of the post Christmas quiet. Lovely quiet Friday night, our waitress was super friendly and our fave pasta is so good we both ordered it - would defo... More 

Thank laurasums
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

I go to this restaurant quite a lot and feel it is a classic place to eat with either family or friends ! I went on a Friday with 12 friends for a birthday meal. As we booked a table we were seated immediately then asked many times whether we were ready to order within about 5-10 minutes once everyone... More 

Thank Millie M
Greater London, United Kingdom
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288 reviews
189 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 71 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 14, 2017 via mobile

The staff were lovely but the food was too little for too much and although buy one get one free it still wasn't good value. Busy place however off the main high street and wheelchair accessible.

Thank Ultimate007

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$43 - $43
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Large groups, Families with children
Open Hours
11:30 am - 10:00 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 10:30 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 St. Runwalds Street, Colchester CO1 1HF, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 760680
Bright and modern, PizzaExpress Colchester offers an exciting reinvention of Italian classics. A vibrant menu includes wholesome Romana-style pizzas with adventurous topping combinations, as well as fresh salads, an impressive range behind the bar and aromatic coffee blends. Family-friendly Pizza Express gives kids the chance to design their own pizzas.

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