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Restaurant ST JAMES

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French, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim
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Centre helen'sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
00689676462
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8:00 am - 1:00 am
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Mon - Sat 8:00 am - 1:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Lunch, Delivery, Reservations
Description: It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can...
It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can enjoy our creations of coktails and our menu with new flavours .we have 4 differents atmospheres including a VIP table for enjoying a tasting menu created by chef Barro Make.The St James team will welcome you to make an unforgetable memorie.come, taste, and enjoy
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  • 127
    Very good
  • 31
    Average
  • 11
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  • 4
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
"Another Trip to the Islands."

This restaurant is a great choice for fine food at a reasonable price. It has a nice seating arrangement right at the waterside, and is a very pleasant location for lunch or dinner.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 28, 2015
Ron P
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San Diego, California
Good for:
  • Romantic
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San Diego, California
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

This restaurant is a great choice for fine food at a reasonable price. It has a nice seating arrangement right at the waterside, and is a very pleasant location for lunch or dinner.

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Metairie
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23 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Great presentation, great food, great environment. The cocktails were great, and we really enjoyed watching the sharks in the water. I had the foie gras and it was outstanding, and my husband had the tuna four ways to start- also outstanding. We were both equally as happy with our entrees. The apple tart was really yummy and beautiful. Presentation was... More 

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Beirut
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10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Amazing food and amazing drinks. This place in particular made the best cocktails in Bora Bora. It really was a place we were happy not to miss. Was not packed when we went and post the dining I found it should be given more exposure. it truly is a great spot to dine. Visited in august 2013

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Boston, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

We visited St James on our second night in Bora Bora. The food was great and the staff was very accommodating because we purchased a bottle Don Julio. I had the Lamb which was out of this world and my wife had a very nice piece of tender steak. I wanted to go back here before we left but I... More 

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Clayton, New Jersey
2 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

Can't say much more than what's already been said. The food was outstanding, and the menu had a great variety. However, the problem here is that you can't enjoy yourself if you just want a place to go eat and leave. We were picked up at the hotel which was nice because it didn't cost anything, however you do have... More 

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scottsdale
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35 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

What a gem. The menu is absolutely fantastic. So much variety and excellent. Same for lunch and dinner (lunch 11:30 - 2P and then dinner from 6P). If you are on Bora Bora or going over for dinner this is REALLY the place to book. Leave time though to go and get back from the dock at the Intercontinental.

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Brisbane, Australia
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7 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2015

We pulled up in our boat on their jetty and straight on the deck for a lovely cold glass of wine. We had been out exploring and found St James by chance. We were greeted promptly and told of the Special of the day when given our menu but went straight for the special. We had beautiful fresh bread served... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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107 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

The restaurant is an interesting mix. The food is of a fine dining standard. Was very impressed with the chef. He came to my table to personally discuss my meal since he didn't have the potatoes of the item I had chosen. His cooking and presentation was delightful. The food would bring you back. The front of house staff however... More 

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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

We ate here twice during are 7 day stay. Would have ate there everyday but was unable to get reservations. This is amazing, high-end french food. The chef is excellent. I highly recommend that everyone make a stop at this restaurant. Get the truffle mushroom risotto....just so good. Best creme brulee. I felt like I was in France. Quality was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2015

I have to admit we only had cocktails here, no food. The cocktails were excellent, the atmosphere was great and the food that other tables ordered looked delicious.

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Centre helen'sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: 00689676462

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: French, Mediterranean, Pacific Rim

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Romantic

Description

It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can enjoy our creations of coktails and our menu with new flavours .we have 4 differents atmospheres including a VIP table for enjoying a tasting menu created by chef Barro Make.The St James team will welcome you to make an unforgetable memorie.come, taste, and enjoy
Open Hours
Monday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Tuesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Wednesday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Thursday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Friday
8:00 am - 1:00 am
Saturday
8:00 am - 1:00 am

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