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Valentinos Bistro

11 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9BE, England
+44 1206 825738
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good21%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“garlic bread” (20 reviews)
“pizza” (13 reviews)
“chicken” (18 reviews)
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Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly
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11 High Street, Wivenhoe, Colchester CO7 9BE, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Love eating here - very friendly, good food every time, never been disappointed. Phone up and book in advance to avoid disappointment.

Thank Helen C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked for Friday evening, the restaurant was almost full. We were offered the window table but the seating looked very cramped, fortunately we asked for another table and were given one at the back. The starters were all quite large portions, and tasty enough. For...More

Thank Andy E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here in December for our anniversary with friends. The whole meal from start to finish was fantastic and faultless. The food was well cooked and presented and the service was excellent. The steaks were to die for and the garlic bread just not to...More

Thank Robster952
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

What a delightful evening. A pizza dish for me and a pasta dish for Mrs H. Generous helpings but not too much. The garlic bread was lovely as were the olives.

Thank kenh0lmes
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for the third time last night and once again had a fantastic meal! Plenty to choose from on the menu and never disappointed! Make sure you have the garlic bread!!

Thank Aaron W
Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

Have been to this restaurant on a couple of occasions, and it's always really busy and your lucky if you can get a table (you need to book) The food isn't that great. Time between having the starter and main meal was only 10 minutes!!!!!...More

1  Thank victoriachristou
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

Always a great atmosphere fantastic decor and food which is some of best around. This doesn't compare to Il Padrino in Colchester but Steven the Chef still produces great steaks, pizza's - pasta and of course Garlic Pizza bread all washed down with a litre...More

Thank Harvey C
Reviewed 10 July 2017

We went for three courses here. After a holiday in Italy in May we wanted a little taste again and it was really very nice. I had stuffed mushrooms which was excellent, my friend had a goats cheese tart which disappeared pretty quickly and he...More

Thank Susan190725
Reviewed 3 July 2017

We have a regular Tuesday booking. Can't fault it...My favourite place to eat. Very friendly and always full of regular customers.

Thank Ann P
Reviewed 5 June 2017 via mobile

Nice bijou bistro with friendly staff. Food was OK, nothing out of this world but a bit on the steep side price wise. We had a main course each, plus pudding a jug of wine and a beer. It came to £60 minus the tip....More

1  Thank TravellerC8175IN
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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