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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
Today
18:00 - 23:00
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Hours:
Sun 17:00 - 21:30
Mon - Thu 18:00 - 22:00
Fri 18:00 - 23:00
Sat 17:00 - 23:00
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Colchester, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

What more can I write? Bella Pais offers more than just steak but it is the best Steak I have ever had.

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Thank Ben1177
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8 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to this resturant many times over years and I still to this day class this resturant as providing the best steak in town. If it says 8 Oz it is probably atleast half as much again in weight if not more. If you don't like steak there is fresh fish and many other amazing choices for all... More 

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Thank Seanandbex
Colchester, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Been with family, friends, and on dates the place is super cute and works if you just want a casual early dinner or get dressed up and have a good bottle of wine. All the traditional Greek stuff is amazing! Really authentic as I visited Greece many times and it's like being there!!! Their steaks are bigger than you can... More 

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Thank jessfernandes
london
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5 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I have been eating in the bella pais for several years now and the food is first class ,the steaks are the best I've ever eaten, the staff are great and the owner cooks the food,,,this little restaurant should be known worldwide,,,,

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Thank chelsea085
Essex, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Best restaurant in Colchester. Food, service, price and atmosphere. What more could you want! Please go there hungry as the portions are big and I mean big. Steak cut like butter. There was 8 of us and I took a doggie bag home for my dog (3 days later it still cut like butter) and she can't wait for us... More 

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Thank Jacqueline S
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great steak amazing value for money! Great atmosphere but you will need to book in advance as always busy!

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Thank Badger139
cambridge
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12 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is a little gem in Colchester. Can never fault the food and the service is outstanding. If you like steak then this is the place to go. Ask advice on the sides as you can order too much.

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Thank paivi632
Colchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wow, never seen so much meat in one sitting. Went as a party of eight and service was excellent. The steaks were huge and cooked perfectly and the sides were also enormous. They do you warn you so take heed. I opted for lamb Kleftico and it was perfect, tasted just like it does in the Greek Islands, but it... More 

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Thank GDMrs
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We come here almost every year for our anniversary as a little treat (as the food can be slightly expensive). The service is fantastic, the food tasty and the atmosphere wonderful. It's a great place for an occasion, perhaps not something you would do every week!

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Thank Jade W
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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I love the Bella Pais I've been going since 1977 with my parents and continued the tradition. I booked Saturday the the 7th of January as it was my birthday weekend. I booked at 5 as soon as it opens as we prefer it that way before it's gets to busy and it does!!! Always ask for the table up... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Steakhouse, Greek
Meals
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?