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Valentinos Bistro

11 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9BE, England
+44 1206 825738
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“garlic bread” (17 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (16 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
11 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9BE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went for three courses here. After a holiday in Italy in May we wanted a little taste again and it was really very nice. I had stuffed mushrooms which was excellent, my friend had a goats cheese tart which disappeared pretty quickly and he...More

Thank Susan190725
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have a regular Tuesday booking. Can't fault it...My favourite place to eat. Very friendly and always full of regular customers.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed June 5, 2017 via mobile

Nice bijou bistro with friendly staff. Food was OK, nothing out of this world but a bit on the steep side price wise. We had a main course each, plus pudding a jug of wine and a beer. It came to £60 minus the tip....More

1  Thank TravellerC8175IN
Reviewed May 23, 2017

have been going there for over twenty years, very small but great food and service. would recommend to anyone looking for a good experience

Thank 365vernon
Reviewed April 27, 2017 via mobile

Lovely evening with work colleagues. Quite a large menu for a small establishment. Everyone enjoyed their meals, many of the party returning customers. Good food and very generous portions.

1  Thank sesherratt
Reviewed April 3, 2017

Cosy dinner for two in the back. Service friendly, like the decor. Small but interesting menu cooked to order. Echt Italian wine to practice your Italian reading the 'instructions'. Generous portions of succulent lamb and chicken, and very generous interesting mixed veg. Too full for...More

1  Thank Paul_A_Bristow
Reviewed March 30, 2017 via mobile

We have ate in Valentinos a few times, the latest was Mother's Day, We had a table for 6 which was in the lower part of the bistro. No complaints about anything, massive choice of reasonable priced food. What is unusual is all the potions...More

2  Thank Afctripod
Reviewed March 6, 2017

Food was nicely done and fresh. Sparkling water was quite expensive and came out in an unmarked craft so no idea where it came from or if a name brand. Food was also a little pricy, but it is a nice place and has a...More

Thank Jeff A
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

Love this place, been eating here for years! Nice to have a great place to eat in the village that we can walk to. Love the abuse we get from Stephen. Debbie is great, and nothing is to much trouble. They know there customers, and...More

2  Thank Janie1969
Reviewed February 19, 2017

Having not booked, we were very lucky to find a table at the back of this quirky restaurant. You'll feel like you've entered somebodies kitchen with bizarre 'arts and crafts' crockery and artwork adorning the walls. We were served quickly, with a bottle of white...More

1  Thank Frazer M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Families with children, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
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 - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9BE, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester  >  Wivenhoe
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 825738
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