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St James Restaurant

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30 High Street, Bushey, England
020-8950-2480
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night

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  • 188
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  • 49
    Very good
  • 6
    Average
  • 3
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    5 of 5 stars
    Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
My birthday lunch

I celebrated my 50 th birthday at St James with a fabulous lunch. Everything was perfect. The room, food, wine and the service was exceptional. I would 100% recommend this restaurant for a party.

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 20, 2015
Elaine T
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London, England, United Kingdom
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English first
London, England, United Kingdom
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015 NEW

I celebrated my 50 th birthday at St James with a fabulous lunch. Everything was perfect. The room, food, wine and the service was exceptional. I would 100% recommend this restaurant for a party.

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Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

This was our first visit. The four of us could not fault this restaurant in terms of the ambiance, service, staff, and even more importantly the food. Although we were the only ones there when we arrived at 19:15 the place soon filled up with eager customers, many it seems known by the staff and so 'regulars' - always a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

First visit and well worth the tube and bus ride to get there! Friendly and efficient service matched with amazing food and wine from start to finish. Will definitely be visiting again- hopefully very soon. Thank you for a lovely lovely night.

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Watford, United Kingdom
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We wanted to celebrate the 80 years of our shop being open in Bushey High Street. I spoke to Alfonso and he suggested a High Tea, so we got together with Matt the chef. On Monday the 30th March we had the whole restaurant from 2.00pm to 4.30pm. Matt had excelled himself with the selection of food that was available,... More 

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Kettering, United Kingdom
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76 reviews 76 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
98 helpful votes 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We were a party of five and had lunch on Friday 3rd April. This is not the first time that we have visited this restaurant and I have submitted reviews on other occasions. Each time I have rated St James as 5-star, Excellent! This time was no different . . . the food, wine list and service were absolutely spot... More 

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

After a recommendation booked and so pleased we did. Good varied menu, cooked to our preference by friendly staff. Will certainly return.

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London
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49 reviews 49 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Went with my other half, who had been before and really enjoyed it, but we were incredibly disappointed by St James. On entering, there was a very clear smoky smell, which quickly disappeared for me, but kept her distracted throughout. The staff were bizarrely organised - only one person was taking orders, and unfortunately he spent a very long time... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

As usual my visit to St. James' was an absolute pleasure. It's a while since I was last there but all is as good as ever! My thanks to Alf & co. for a lovely meal (good to see them again). I cannot recommend this restaurant highly enough. Food, service, ambience.....the whole package is great.

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LOmndon
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

St James opened many years ago and we have been dining there since the beginning. The staff and owner are friendly, courteous and helpful. The atmosphere is delightful, suiting a West End restaurant, let alone a local eaterie. Six friends dined there last evening and it was lovely.We spent a leisurely evening dining and chatting. I had the venison-it was... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2015

Thank you St James Restaurant for making my 50th birthday so fantastic. Your attention to detail is as always wonderful, from the delicious food, to your attentive staff you never let me down and I have celebrated many special occasions at your gorgeous restaurant.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 30 High Street, Bushey, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bushey
  • Phone Number: 020-8950-2480

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

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