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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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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good17%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“steak” (413 reviews)
“t bone” (25 reviews)
“stifado” (17 reviews)
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Steakhouse, Greek, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Centurian House St. Johns Street | St. John Street, Colchester, Colchester CO2 7AH, England
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1 - 10 of 767 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

Why this place attracts good reviews is beyond me . I had calamari starter which was covered in thick batter not tempura style as one would expect. One of the party had mussels for a starter obviously frozen a main course of garlic chicken over...More

Thank apolson2017
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked here as always guaranteed superb food and we was not disappointed! Service was fantastic , food is amazing and they even surprised dad with cake and candle. We all had a great night, can't wait to return.

1  Thank Lady-Lilly2015
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My favourite place to go for a steak by far. It hasn't changed in at least 25 years. It was amazing then and still is now. You can go wrong as long as you can get a table. It's always wise to book in advance.

Thank Jim12364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had a meal here at least 25 years ago...and revisited recently with our son as he wanted to see if the steaks were up to their good reputation...they are! This was the most expensive meal for 3 I have ever been...More

Thank bruce543210
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Although this is a Greek restaurant, if ever you are in Colchester go here to eat. Best and biggest steaks I have ever had and cooked to perfection. Lovely staff and great atmosphere. Worth the visit and great value for money!

Thank Edward W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited for our 3rd Wedding Anniversary and wasn't disappointed! Food as always was delicious and plentiful and fantastic service in a lovely setting! Highly recommend but you must book as it's very popular.

Thank Holly C
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We travel from Birmingham to this restuarant every few months. The food is so fresh and great tasting. It has never disappointed us. We always have the lamb dishes they are perfectly cooked lots of flavour and the dishes are huge! The only downside for...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I've been coming to this restaurant for years and it is by far the best steakhouse I've been to. The steaks are huge and juicy. Sides and starters are delicious. I would warn you to under order as your steak will fill you up.

Thank Kieren C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best places to it in Colchester...:) nice and friendly staff... food is amazing and portions are huge..:)😁😁👍

Thank Marius M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice restaurant with great food, great atmosphere and very friendly helpful staff. We all had steaks that were cooked perfectly and were huge! I've never had such a big fillet in a restaurant and the sides were huge too! Only negative was that we...More

Thank sbg4284
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hello, are children welcome at the Bella Pais? We are looking to book for 16 adults and 3 children.
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.
Do you sell gift cards?
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
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, 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 | 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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