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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: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
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St James' maintains continuing high standards, ask in advance for foods cooked to your personal specification, excellent table service, waiting staff discretely attentive, wonderful ambience, cannot fault anything. Every occasion is special at St James'. If you've never visited St James', then... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
John B
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Bushey, United Kingdom
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Bushey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

St James' maintains continuing high standards, ask in advance for foods cooked to your personal specification, excellent table service, waiting staff discretely attentive, wonderful ambience, cannot fault anything. Every occasion is special at St James'. If you've never visited St James', then you've never experienced the ultimate in fine dining.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

We arrived at St James and were met by alphonso's wide grin and welcoming nature. He made us feel right at home straight away. We have a 3 month old and they couldn't have been friendlier or more helpful with the pram etc... Starters came promptly and were joyous, I had the lamb and before alphonso could return with more... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

It was recommended by a friend who lived locally. The restaurant was on a quiet High Street and you can park on the main road after 6. When we got there on a Tuesday evening we were the only table and we were seated by the window near the entrance. The decor of the restaurant was simple but elegant with... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW

Very enjoyable experience. Service was mostly fantastic. Felt a little rushed in ordering but the rest of the evening was great. Wine list was excellent and food was fabulous. Never been a fan of service charge being automatically added to bills 12.5% a little high but not to much. Will be visiting again at some point

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

I had had really high hopes for dinner at st james having read the reviews on trip advisor but the food, though pretty and ornate, was unfortunately bland and my lasting impression will be the very unfriendly service that we received. Pretty food is not enough. What makes a restaurant great is the whole dining experience. We didn't feel welcome... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I arrived here not expecting what was to come. Looks quite small from the outside - so the food will be average?! I could have been more wrong. The food is amazing. A great British style menu with lots of choices. Seriously good for the money. One of the best places I've been for s long time. The food quality... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Congratulations St James. You gave us a wonderful Golden Wedding party lunch for 30 friends and family last Sunday. Fabulous food, several choices and all perfectly served. Immaculate and friendly service from all the staff. Our friends felt welcome and well looked after. A thoroughly enjoyable and memorable Golden Wedding celebration! We would highly recommend St James to anyone for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Car parking in street but there is a car park about 5 mins walk away.Decor modern but not stark. We were invited to a Sunday lunch diamond wedding celebration and everything was perfect. The menu was the their standard offering and included a wide choice for each course. I started with smoked Scottish salmon, followed by poached egg on haddock... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Yesterday we went there for our friend's golden wedding celebration and the lunch was superb. There was another party at the front of the restaurant and we were in a room at the back which also has a bar. There is not much else we can say except that it is a great venue for a small party

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

St James is world class. We have dined there for over 15 years and it goes from strenght to strengh. Food, service, comfort, ambience. Calm background music never too loud. Today we experienced lunch...the duck and place dishes. Thr fish was steamed so healthy so fresh and perfectly cooked. Desert was the classic toberone cheescake with homemade strawberry and elderflowe... More 

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

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: European

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Special occasions

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