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Valentinos Bistro

11 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9BE, England
+44 1206 825738
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  • Excellent58%
  • Very good20%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“garlic bread” (25 reviews)
“pizza” (16 reviews)
“chicken” (21 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
££ - £££
11 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9BE, England
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Reviewed yesterday

When two others wanted to join myself and the two friends I had booked a table for, the friendly staff of this busy restaurant gracefully accommodated our request. The wine came out of colourful jugs, the cooking was very good indeed, and the surroundings extremely...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Leslie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Friendly atmosphere and friendly staff. We come here on special occasions. Food is always good especially the garlic bread.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Happyalways
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've visited this restaurant a few times and the last time it wasn't brilliant but I thought i would give it another try. I chose a pizza which was somewhat tasteless and very wet and limp in the middle so i couldn't cut it to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Christine H
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

We are regular visitors to wivenhoe and always try to book Valentinos. The food was excellent as were the staff. Hint: a chicken of red wine always good and home made ice cream excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Peter_simpson_1
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

It’s just fab. Great food and so so friendly. I love it! Make this restaurant a place on your bucket list.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Wivboy
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

We head to Valentinos as often as we can and have eaten here for years! The staff are fantastic and its such a beatiful little restaurant in the scenic Wivenhoe near Colchester. You must try the garlic bread.. there is nothing like it and it...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Paul T
Reviewed 20 July 2018 via mobile

Meals were fine - nothing too special. But... some baggage chucked us out after exactly two hours. Stated that we WOULD have been told that the table was booked for two hours and that she wasn’t “going to argue” about it!?! Ruined a perfectly fine...More

Date of visit: July 2018
2  Thank BoardingPass809072
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We had a nice dinner but its nothing special. Anyway it’s worth a visit to make your own mind up as I’m sure some of you will really enjoy the atmosphere. Oh one more thing it’s not really Italian food.

Date of visit: July 2018
1  Thank James1223334444
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

Oh my goodness where to start, the food so hot, great flavours, portion size ample, great atmosphere. Staff limited and very busy but polite, clean restaurant. The restaurant is quirky and caters for all needs. Definitely be back. Even the owner took time to come...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank C5750GLnickg
Reviewed 15 June 2018

Amazing garlic bread sea food pasta to die for staff friendly good choice of food highly reccomed it need to book

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Deana S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Romantic, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
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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