Cafe Bellissimo is fully air conditioned!!! Everyone welcome for nice coffee, Italian ice cream and authentic Italian food.

EXCITING UPDATE 😃😃 We have decided to make our homemade food more accessible to Colchester Town and HAVE JUST LAUNCHED on Uber Eats 🏍️

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DID YOU KNOW: Café Bellissimo is on Wimpole Road!, That's less than a 10 minute walk from Colchester Town Station 🤩🤩👌

Our fabulous chef and owner Lee has been hard at it as ever! Making DELICIOUS home made food for Colchester Town and all the while keeping a smile on his face and keeping standards HIGH 🌟👨🏼‍🍳 #fivestarratedestablishment #Foodie #fivestarrated #foodhygienerating5 #colchesteruniversity #Colches...

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5 months ago
The store owner is an excellent person of character. Friendly, respectful and genuine. Serves great coffee and very tasty cakes. I will be definitely visit again!
- Nikolaos G
6 months ago
Brilliant place to visit. Drove to Colchester Saturday from Norfolk. Visited at 8.30am and had the best breakfast and coffee. Food was lovely, coffee was fab and the manager was very helpful and really nice. Have already recommended to my friends in Colchester. Great place to eat.
- Sharon G
2 years ago
Read the write ups about this place in the papers and since I was in the area I just had to visit for miself - I can confirm that Calgero (owner) a French born SICILIAN certainly knows his food and Maisie (a lover of Nature) makes exceptional coffee - Home made foods like Purpette, Lasagna have the Sicilian flavour (mangiare Di casa) - there's also Arancini, Cannoli, pasta al forno, escalopes, as well as Italian biscuits and sweets - Highly Recommend (not forgetting Best English breakfast I have tasted for a very long time) --- Lesen Sie die Berichte über diesen Ort in den lokalen Zeitungen und da ich in der Gegend war, musste ich nur für mich selbst besuchen - ich kann bestätigen, dass Calgero (Besitzer) ein Französisch geboren SICILIAN sicher sein Essen und Maisie (ein Liebhaber der Natur) macht außergewöhnlichen Kaffee - Hausgemachte Lebensmittel wie Purpette, Lasagne haben den sizilianischen Geschmack (Mangiare Di casa) - es gibt auch Arancini, Cannoli, Pasta al forno, Schnit...
- enzo l

About us

Authentic Italian Café bringing the finest Panini's, Pasta, Salads & Gelato to Colchester. Open everyday for all day breakfast, brunch, lunch & dessert! We cater for all dietary requirements and have delicious home cooked dishes suitable for meat eaters, vegetarians and vegans. We have delicious fresh coffee and a wide selection of tea, Italian cakes, vegan cup cakes and rocky road. Anything on our menu can be customised to create your perfect meal, available to eat in or takeaway. We are open early every day and welcome everyone to our friendly venue. We offer local delivery by 1.30 pm  if ordered before 11.30 am and can organise catering such as customized platters for party's or any special occasion with just 48 hours notice. 
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1b Wimpole Road
United Kingdom

Opening Hours

Mon:7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Tue:7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Wed:7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Thu:7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Fri:7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sat:7:30 am – 4:00 pm
Sun:9:00 am – 2:00 pm
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