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Bella Pais

7 St. Johns Street | Centurian House, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
+44 1206 571830
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  • Excellent75%
  • Very good16%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (477 reviews)
“stifado” (19 reviews)
“t bone” (27 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
7 St. Johns Street | Centurian House, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Most perfect evening at Bella pais. My partner surprised me with a table here for valentines and it was beautiful. Candles on the table, friendly and so so helpful staff. The food is large portions and super super tasty. Can’t wait to come back.

Thank Georgina e
Reviewed 17 February 2018

Had a very relaxing evening. Staff greeted us and showed us to our table which was tucked away in a snug corner. We went on a Wednesday evening and it was packed so, if you intend to go, its best to book. We were warned...More

Thank smithy10smithy
Reviewed 14 February 2018

It was my pal's birthday yesterday and we had invited him and his wife to join us for dinner, we had chosen the Bella Pais as we always get first class food and service, very rare these day's! Great food and large potions, fantastic service...More

Thank Geoff B
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Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

As always first class service and food. This restaurant is always busy even midweek so book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Fantastic food, great service, very attentive staff, never fails to impress. Dress lightly as it’s very hot and bijou but a great atmosphere, a Colchester favourite for many years 😍😍

Thank Julie W
Reviewed 7 February 2018 via mobile

Best steak in area. A warning you need to be hungry big steaks and large portions of starters. Staff really lovely

Thank _barnett105
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Recommended by friends and we will deffo be back, came from romford especially for my otherhalfs birthday. Had camembert parcels and he had the obligatory prawn cocktail!! I had stroganoff and he had the t-bone - food was great and the girls are lovely, friendly...More

Thank michyp
Reviewed 29 January 2018

We went in a large group to celebrate a 50th birthday. I had never been but heard a number of people recommend the restaurant for steak. The portions are huge we shared a starter and dessert (my partner and I) as well as having a...More

1  Thank Ytakm
Reviewed 29 January 2018

Visited Bella Pais for the first time at the weekend and left thoroughly satisfied with both the food and service.

Thank Gavin H
Reviewed 27 January 2018 via mobile

I’ve eaten at Bella Pais several times and each time it has been as good as the last. I have heard the mains are all excellent but I always have a steak as they are the best I’ve had in Colchester. The portions are very...More

Thank Adam K
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6 November 2017|
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Response from Samantha L | Reviewed this property |
No not anymore unfortunately, sounds like fun!
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.
24 June 2016|
Response from Ana P |
Yes we do .
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
17:00 - 21:30
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 23:00
17:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 St. Johns Street | Centurian House, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Essex  >  Colchester
  • Phone Number: +44 1206 571830
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