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St James Restaurant

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30 High Street, Bushey WD23 3HL, England
020-8950-2480
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London, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited this restaurant with friends as have several times before and enjoyed a lovely meal. However, the evening was spoiled when the waiter came over to collect the bill, which we had paid in cash. Before our eyes he counted the money out at the table and then very kindly told us it was correct. In fact it was more... More 

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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Four adults and three kids went for Saturday lunch to celebrate my mum's 80th birthday. The staff were attentive and got the balance perfectly right of being at our table and then leaving us to enjoy each course. The food was simply delicious. They adapted where necessary and accommodated my seven-year-old son's tastes absolutely perfectly. They cooked him something which... More 

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Thank DebsW174
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

So, having celebrated my husband's 50th birthday party here in June (see review) we returned for our wedding anniversary assured that we would have a good meal and we weren't disappointed! Roxy, the manageress, greeted us with a smile and found us a quiet table. Then Alfonso, the owner came over to wish us happy anniversary and we were soon... More 

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Thank Heidik1111
Marlow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Absolutely fabulous lunch with friends this week. We all ate from the set lunch menu that I cannot recommend highly enough. Attentive waiting staff, food delivered in a professional manner, piping hot and really delicious. Can't wait to revisit.

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Chorleywood, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Have been meaning to try this place for years after a recommendation from a friend and at last we made it. Great food and attentive service and even though we don't have allergy issues, loved the clear information on the back of each page as we do have a son who has an egg and nut allergy AND a very... More 

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1 Thank Karen337
Watford, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

From the moment we arrived, through the whole meal and right the way to the coffee at the end it was perfect. Food was gorgeous, the staff were attentive without being in your face and it was as it always is, a perfect lunch. Couldn't be better - thank you

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for Sunday lunch as a birthday party of 4.The set 3 course menu @ £25:50 was such value for money,each course offering a wonderful selection I personally would have loved any on offer. Being Sunday most of us chose roast beef not something I generally cook myself. It was beautifully cooked with lovely vegetables. What I did find very... More 

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Thank Brooksie1951
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really don't like posting an adverse review of their restaurant, but.... After a weekend at Center Parcs, Elveden where I had to spend a great deal of time cooking for our family to avoid wasting hundreds of pounds eating in the camp resta urants, I wanted a really nice lunch on the way home. Chose St James, Bushey, from... More 

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Thank Jacqueline W
Alfonso L, Owner at St James Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Jacqueline, We are very unsatisfied with your comment. First of all, we are a fine dine restaurant and if we want to have table linen for the lunch service, than that is not for you to comment on! Also, your comment in regards to us closing on Monday-you should keep it for yourself . We open when we want... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There are very few decent restaurants in the Bushey and Stanmore area and having had one or two sad experiences nearby we decided to give the St James a whirl. On the good side there is a degree of variation in the menu, and the fish dishes were well presented. I cannot say much beyond that because the prices are... More 

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Thank Diana B
Alfonso L, Owner at St James Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Diana, We are unsure of why you would mark us so low! From your review, the issue seams to be the prices. I would suggest checking the website next time! In regards to ''the chef being distracted '' with the party in the back room , that is nonsense! Your table was served way before the party ordered. Noise... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have dined at this restaurant for over 5 years. I have never had a bad meal and neither have any of my companions. We have sometimes been part of a group of up to 60 and the food and service have always been great.

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Restaurant Details

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
Cuisine
European, British, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Large groups, Romantic, Special occasions, Families with children, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 High Street, Bushey WD23 3HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bushey
  • Phone Number: 020-8950-2480

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?