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St James Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
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30 High Street, Bushey WD23 3HL, England
+44 20 8950 2480
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Went for lunch - 4 of us - some chose set menu, others from full menu. I chose a fishy starter which was very good, however the duck in my main course was really very tough. Staff offered to cut it up with a sharper knife - not the solution that should be offered as it would still be hard... More 

Thank ARGENT126
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been coming to St James for years and it remains as popular as ever. Great food, ambiance and service, always busy so do book, well worth a treat or celibration

Thank simmonsestates
Greater London, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great english food: in a beautiful location, professional personnel serve excellent british food. One of the best place ever! The owner is truly passionate in telling about his staff (he considers like a family) and the food he serves.

Thank glennmiller1973
watford uk
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited just before Christmas so was quite busy for lunch, had to wait a while for service which was sadly lacking considering the amount of staff. The food was just average and the wine was overly expensive, hopefully this will improve.

1 Thank teeandcurly
Alfonso L, Owner at St James Restaurant, responded to this review

Good afternoon, We are shocked by your review! But also, let me get this straight! You visited the restaurant ... 3 months ago and you woke up today and decided to put a not so nice review for us!? We are very proud of the quality of service and food that we offer at St James's so for you to... More 

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74 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, great surroundings, friendly, helpful staff. I would highly recommend this restaurant.

Thank DebSum
Radlett, United Kingdom
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103 reviews
63 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have visited this restaurant on numerous occasions over the last 20 years and have never had a bad meal. Staff are always welcoming and ready to help you in any way with both the menu and the wine list, good daily special lunch menu and very extensive dinner menu

Thank Maria0663
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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193 reviews
107 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 131 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited with my daughter this evening, could not fault in any way. Beautiful restaurant, excellent staff and service, superb food very well presented

Thank francesanne
St Albans Herts
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Ate here last night. Food very good. Had starters of variety of beetroot with quinoia very strange but quite pleasant. then calves liver beautifully cooked with non lumpy mash and delicate spinach, not enough sauce though. Husband had a well balance chestnut and mushroom soup followed by hake again with a paucity of sauce. It is a good restaurant,with agreeable... More 

Thank millbrook
Watford, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Good service, pleasant atmosphere,Well presented food, which unfortunately was utterly bland, did not even stay for dessert.

1 Thank David P
Bushey, United Kingdom
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338 reviews
186 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

Visited here with a couple of friends for dinner last night as had heard and read such rave reviews, but have to say we all found the food a little disappointing. The restaurant itself and the staff were excellent – smart interior, well laid out, crisp white table cloths and napkins, good quality silverware, attention to detail, lovely ambience and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
European, British, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 High Street, Bushey WD23 3HL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Hertfordshire  >  Bushey
  • Phone Number: +44 20 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?