Going out for a steak can be a treat for many people, but you want your restaurant to be worth your money, especially if you prefer your steak cooked a certain way.

Ahead of Father's Day a steakhouse could be a solid choice to take your Dad or Grandad out for a meal.

We've found some top steakhouses for you to visit in Colchester, all with a customer rating of four or more on TripAdvisor.

Here’s a roundup of some of the best steakhouses in Colchester according to Tripadvisor reviews.

Best Colchester steakhouses according to Tripadvisor

Miller & Carter

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Where: 342 London Road, Colchester CO3 8LT

TripAdvisor rating: 4/5

Miller & Carter is the classic steakhouse chain, which has a restaurant in many places around the UK, usually delivering good-quality steak.

Out of its 670 reviews at its Colchester outlet, 380 were rated as 'Excellent' on its TripAdvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "One of my favourite places for a steak that you know will be cooked correctly and indeed it was, wonderful server called Kris, very attentive a perfect evening. Covid protocol excellent cannot recommend enough."

Bella Pais

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Where: 7 Centurian House St. Johns Street Centurian House, Colchester CO2 7AH

TripAdvisor rating: 4.5/5

The Greek restaurant Bella Pais, which is located on Centurian House Street, has come in for praise, with its surf and turf also commended alongside its steak.

Out of its 1,049 reviews, 759 were rated as 'Excellent' on its TripAdvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "We had been looking for a really good steak restaurant for about 18 months from when covid hit. We are so pleased that we found the Bella Pais. The steaks are to die for, they are cooked perfectly and very tender and tasty."

Middletons Steakhouse & Grill

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Where: 19-20 North Hill, Colchester, CO1 1DZ 

TripAdvisor rating: 4/5

Middletons over on North Hill has earnt commendation for its food with one reviewer describing it as providing "the best steak in Colchester".

Out of its 863 reviews, 426 were rated as 'Excellent' on its TripAdvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "Had dinner with my wife. We arrived early but this wasn’t a problem. Seated at our table. Speedy service. Mushrooms for starters which were lovely. Fillet steak for mains which was cooked perfectly. Cheese board for dessert. Overall I think this is a better steak restaurant than miller and carter."


Where: 59 High Street, Colchester CO1 1DH

TripAdvisor rating: 4/5

This Brazilian restaurant is not a steak specific restaurant, but it has earnt praise for that dish.

Out of its 280 reviews, 112 were rated as 'Excellent' on its TripAdvisor page.

One reviewer wrote: "I enjoyed the spring greens, caponata and chimichurri, with sausages, some fries and chicken. My hard-to-please son was very happy with all his meats, rice, fries and cheese bread. He even tried a rare steak and enjoyed it, and looks forward to going back."