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Summary

“After 19 years, this high street modern European, presided over by the ever-smiling proprietor Alfonso, continues to provide an outpost of quality food in the underserved north London/Herts borders”; happily, the “vibrant” food still comes at “sound prices” too.

£51
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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A “sustained and noticeable improvement” continues to be noted at this high street stalwart, presided over by “the affable Alonso”; “a longstanding fixture in the culinary desert that is the N London/Herts borderlands”, nowadays it’s “a proper restaurant” offering “especially good fish dishes” – and “the fact that the place is packed nightly is testament to its success”.

£46
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

The “ever-cheerful Italian owner” of this “stalwart of reliability” has “upped the game considerably” in recent times, “whilst still keeping things good value and informal”; it remains “noisy not cosy”, but these days “the telling thing is how even mid-week the place is packed”.

£45
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

Summary

“In the culinary desert that is the Herts borderlands”, this “longstanding stalwart” is the “best restaurant for miles around”; indeed, fans say that the cooking has undergone a “sustained and noticeable” improvement of late, as witnessed by “the fact that it’s packed nightly”.

£45
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* Based on a three course dinner, half a bottle of wine, coffee, cover charge, service and VAT.

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Portions
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40
9 pm, Sun 2 pm
90

St James Restaurant Diner Reviews

Reviews of St James Restaurant in WD23, Bushey by users of Hardens.com. Also see the editors review of St James restaurant.
Howard D
Totally decent and reliable modern European...
Reviewed 11 months, 17 days ago

"Totally decent and reliable modern European cooking, fronted by its genial Italian owner opposite Bushey church. A good option in a seriously under-served area."

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30 High St, Bushey, WD23 3HL
Opening hours

12.00 - 14.00, 18.30 - 21.00 Mon - Sat 12.00 - 14.00 Sun.
Last orders: 9 pm, Sun 2 pm

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