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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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Overview
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (418 reviews)
“t bone” (26 reviews)
“stifado” (17 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 23:00All hours
CUISINES
Steakhouse, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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Service
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Value
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LOCATION
7 Centurian House St. Johns Street | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
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1 - 10 of 776 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

What a lovely restaurant. The atmosphere and food was wonderful. We were a party of 12 and everyone had a lovely time. The waiting staff were friendly and helpful. We all had something different off the menu and everyone said how much they enjoyed the...More

Thank Christine S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't believe this amazing restaurant doesn't have 5 stars!! We revisited The Bella Pais yet again yesterday and had such a wonderful meal and the usual friendly and attentive service from the lovely Anna. The prawns and keftedes we had for starters were superb...More

Thank Shane L
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went here last night in a party of 6. All of us had a wonderful meal. I had the Taramasalata starter and it was the best I have ever eaten. We all had steaks and they were cooked to perfection. The service was perfect too....More

Thank 1950Pam
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant ticks all the boxes. The food is incredible, the service is great, the staff are friendly & the atmosphere is good, although being quite compact, the restaurant does suffer sometimes with your chair being constantly bashed when it is absolutely full.

1  Thank Percyperfevt
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Meat is so fine and tender. Don'the miss it !! And it is a French advice too... Starters are really fine but the meat is just amazing.

1  Thank marc C
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had many superb meals here over the years. Excellent food with superb service to match. My favourite Saturday night haunt.

Thank David B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Simple but good menu! Steaks were very good quality, cooked as asked, portion sizes were so good. You order sides separately but it's big portions 1 is enough to share. We made a mistake in ordering starter, was very tasty but filled up not much...More

Thank lily f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visit here regularly but booking is essential,t bone recommended,starters not needed if having a steak,all sides are big enough to share,u can take home doggy bags if unable to eat all,friendly staff,brilliant head chef😘

Thank Lou Lou D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

visited on a Friday evening, originally booked in for 9.15, but they phoned and said a table would be ready at 8.15.. Great, we didnt really want to eat at 9.15. Was greeted by a very rude lady, and was very impatient while a member...More

Thank Casey M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Best steak in colchester by far, the menu of choice is plenty, the steaks are the size of the plates, there was no way I could finish my steak and the side dishes. Would return for sure, my only negative would be they need better...More

Thank staceywilliamson598
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SudburySurfer73
29 April 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.
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rocket2004
24 June 2016|
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Yes we do .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:00 - 21:30
Monday
18:00 - 22:00
Tuesday
18:00 - 22:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 22:00
Thursday
18:00 - 22:00
Friday
18:00 - 23:00
Saturday
17:00 - 23:00
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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