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Bella Pais

7 Centurian House 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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Steakhouse, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
7 Centurian House St. Johns Street | Centurian House, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Best steak house around . Big steaks chicken prawns too SUPERB!!! Great service. Well established and everyone local knows it’s the best steak house. Book early to avoid dissapointment

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank badbadeah
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Been here loads, always the same quality, year in year out. Please don’t ever change! Had muscles to start (huge) and steak for mains !

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Escape704709
Reviewed 12 November 2018

Never had a bad meal , only go if you hungry, service is first class , foods out of this world , simply the Best

Date of visit: September 2018
1  Thank mick P
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We were a party of 6 adults and had a table booked for 815pm, the venue was busy, a little noisy and as previously covered by other reviews the tables are close together. The outside of the venue is somewhat underwhelming and the interior is...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank traceyh584
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Hi recent visit after many years absence and was quite disapointed . Menu unchanged in years which indicates a successful formula but my squid was so heavily spiced it was sickly. where it used to be my favourite I could not enjoy it this time....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank cjmac1106
Reviewed 7 November 2018 via mobile

Food was ok, huge portions, most of us couldn't finish it all which was a shame. Tables are very crammed together.

Date of visit: December 2017
Thank Lorrie h
Reviewed 5 November 2018 via mobile

Definitely the best steak house in Colchester, service is always impeccable and ambience fantastic. A staple which I always return to!

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank LornaFinney278
Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

Always busy as Bella Pais has a great reputation in Colchester. Good value for money. Fast and friendly service. We have learnt to share a starter as you won’t go hungry.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LynnWColchester
Reviewed 28 October 2018

fantastic food great atmosphere excellent staff what more can you ask for when dining out whit the people you care about

Date of visit: October 2018
Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

Picking up on wher I left off I am still seething as to the quality of service given. Absolutely poor. Front of house what a total disgrace. I actually ordered a dominos pizza on way home as I was left feeling that hungry. The wife...More

Date of visit: October 2018
4  Thank garyadams12
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Questions & Answers
12 September 2018|
Response from Hayley K | Reviewed this property |
We always have and had partys of 12/14
6 November 2017|
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Response from sammylapp1 | 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.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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 Centurian House 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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