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Bella Pais

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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%
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“steak” (418 reviews)
“t bone” (26 reviews)
“stifado” (17 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££ - £££
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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 779 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Visited Bella Pais with a work evening and ordered from the Part Menu. The staff where friendly enough and the service was good. I had the calamari to start and to be honest it wasn't great the batter was far to thick and had no...More

Thank Clemmie B
Reviewed 3 days ago

My youngest son who is a chef had been here before so he suggested we go there for a family meal with my husband and eldest son who was visiting. My sons both ordered steak... a T.bone and a sirloin. The steaks were cooked perfectly...More

Thank saz190735
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Only left a review last month and already we're back again! Excellent service, food is just superb and particularly liked sitting up in the raised area at the back of the restaurant. Feels like your on holiday as soon as you step inside. Generous portions,...More

Thank Lady-Lilly2015
Reviewed 6 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 2 weeks 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 3 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
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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
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Child-friendly, Kids
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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