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Restaurant ST JAMES

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French, Mediterranean, Ice Cream, 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: Breakfast, Dinner, Lunch, Delivery, Late Night, 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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  • 281
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    Very good
  • 27
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  • 7
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  • 3
    Terrible
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
Excellent service- Terrific food

After dark, so we saw the many fish under the lights off the deck. Excitement was provided by a giant Manta Ray that appeared for a while and did underwater acrobatics right by the deck. Service was excellent. We had the 4 part tuna appetizer - very tasty. The duck confit was among the best we have... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 24, 2015
YugyRosie
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Toronto, Canada
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  • Romantic
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English first
Toronto, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

After dark, so we saw the many fish under the lights off the deck. Excitement was provided by a giant Manta Ray that appeared for a while and did underwater acrobatics right by the deck. Service was excellent. We had the 4 part tuna appetizer - very tasty. The duck confit was among the best we have had. When we... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We ask the hotel to made a reservation for us. Time of pickup arrangement was a little bit late than scheduled. The place was nice and open that we can see the ocean view. The food were heavenly amazing!!!! We ordered wahoo appetizer and shrimp salad as a starter and 2 fishes entrée. The decoration of the dishes were superb.... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

You have to work to find this place, but the food was absolutely the best I had in French Polynesia. The 3-tuna appetizer was especially well made. Not to be missed!!

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Whitefield, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

He had had some difficulty with one of the other restaurants on Bora Bora and decided last minute to come here and it was an excellent choice. We had seen from the reviews that this was one of the best places to see the sunset however we couldn't get in early. Our transfer from the hotel was at 7.45 and... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We had lunch at Le Saint James last week during a shopping trip to Vaitape. It was excellent! The fish was fresh from the sea and cooked to perfection. The vegetables were fresh, bright, and seasoned well. The chicken Caesar salad was superb with fresh romaine and served with a curry dressing which was fabulous. The overall menu had something... More 

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Seattle
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10 reviews 10 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

Amazing food, amazing hosts, amazing location - we loved it all. I had the curry shrimp with rice and it was divine. The three flavors of crème brule for dessert were incredible too. And we loved looking at the fish below the balcony from our table.

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Los Angeles, California
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

We stopped here for lunch after doing a jet ski tour in the morning. We had the Mahi Mahi with mashed potatoes and vanilla sauce and the ribeye with fries. The view from the dock is beautiful over the lagoon and motus, and the food was flavorful. Service was very friendly and bilingual in English and French. It's a great... More 

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Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

We dined right by the deck and were able to see the fish and even a stingray swim by. We ordered the special scallops on pastry with mushrooms sauce and vegetables - it was delish! We also ordered the ribeye steak and it was average - a little too bloody and meat was okay. The chocolate volcano desert was excellent.... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015

My wife and ate here while in Bora Bora for our honeymoon. It has a beautiful deck and a relaxed vibe that we loved. The food and drink options were perfect both for appetizers/snacks and for a more formal sit down dinner. We absolutely loved this place!

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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35 reviews 35 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

The restaurant offers a free shuttle bus to and from local hotels on the mainland. We were staying at the Intercontinental Le Moana. The only negative was that the shuttle didn't pick us up to go to the restaurant until around 7:45pm. This made it really challenging for us as we had just arrived in Bora Bora and were very... More 

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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, Ice Cream, 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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?