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St James Restaurant

30 High Street, Bushey WD23 3HL, England
+44 20 8950 2480
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  • Excellent77%
  • Very good18%
  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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European, British, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
30 High Street, Bushey WD23 3HL, England
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Booked a Monday night because we know how popular this restaurant is but even on a Monday it was busy and no wonder have visited many times and one always get great service and food at a reasonable price so luckily we can enjoy the...More

Thank Rosie E
Reviewed 6 days ago

Having previously dined here and not been that bowled over I have to say that this visit definitely scored top marks and I can see why this restaurant has such a good reputation. I came here for dinner last night with two friends and had...More

Thank Sellest
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a most enjoyable Sunday lunch for close family. The food was excellent and the service attentive without being intrusive. The roast chicken with potato rosti and spinach was particularly highly rated. All in all a very successful occasion and extremely good value.

Thank davidpI4164LD
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

5 of us went for dinner mid week,what can i say about this place,we have been going to St James for years and years and the food has always been first class as is the service. and to this date we have never had a...More

Thank Trevor F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited here with a couple of friends for dinner the other night as had heard such rave reviews about the place. Not great have to say we all found the food a little disappointing. My main was a bit overcooked.Staff were fine but not what...More

Thank riggerson
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been here a number of times, each time for lunch, and it always delivers. The food is consistently excellent and the service attentive.

Thank Ashsaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve been here several time for exactly the same reason of having a great evening meal to see the year out. Lovely decor and relaxed atmosphere. The restaurant wasn’t to busy as we had an early booking. Sat in the rear room again, the table...More

Thank Kim F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Just stopped in for a snack and coffee. The coffee was excellent, a Nicaraguan resolute brand. The pastries, millionaire shortbread and pecan tarte were great.

Thank Martin W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Took my family twice there recently beautiful food on both occasions,only drawback was the middle aged slim waiter what’s his problem mumbling under his breath clearly not happy in his job please do us all a favour and get lost !!!

2  Thank nicholas z
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

St James never fails, been here many times for lunch and dinner food and service is always excellent. We will back soon.

1  Thank hemminhway1987
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7 July 2017|
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Response from ARGENT126 | Reviewed this property |
NO, only in local car parks which involve a walk
Abi P
10 July 2016|
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Response from chrispeters2016 | Reviewed this property |
About 20minutes by cab into Watford, the ring road can be a bit busy, but the Watford theatre is just off of it.
27 October 2015|
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Response from Denise M | Reviewed this property |
Hi They don't have a children's menu as such but they were very helpful when I made my function and were able to produce some pasta and also some fish goujons etc for the children in the party which went down really well... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
6:30 PM - 9:00 PM
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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
  • E-mail
St James Restaurant in Bushey was established in 1997 and has developed a reputation over the years for being one of the finest restaurants in the area.We use only the finest and freshest ingredients to produce the best in modern English cuisine with the occasional hint of France and Italy..
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