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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a lovely, friendly place! I am not from the area, but visited for an anniversary celebration. The food was generous and tasty and the atmosphere was upbeat. Service was very attentive and nothing was too much trouble. Alfonso is a first class host and...it is obvious that St James is very popular locally - deservedly so. The menu has something for all tastes.More

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Absolutely first class service and attention and superb food for our golden wedding party. It is an absolute pleasure to deal with Alfonso and his very talented team. All our guests were delighted with the quality of the food and the beautiful presentation. Wonderful Value...for money and highly recommendedMore

Date of visit: February 2024
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Reviewed 10 January 2024 via mobile

Just returned from St James where we all enjoyed a really high quality meal. Excellent food and great service. This place is a gem that we do not return to anywhere near enough.

Date of visit: January 2024
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Reviewed 28 December 2023

We chose St James for our son’s Bar Mitzvah lunch for 45 people. We had a fantastic experience. The food, ambiance and service was second to none. We wouldn’t hesitate to recommend this restaurant for any occasion

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 18 December 2023

A brilliant birthday celebration dinner for 17 -- we had the restaurant to ourselves. The food was exquisite, service was amazing, and everyone had a wonderful time. Kudos to Alfonso and his team for making this celebration so wonderful and creating a special meal for...my grandson!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 14 December 2023

A wonderful and welcoming place, very helpful and attentive staff and very delicious food! Excellent food presentation, A-class restaurant, highly recommended!

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 9 December 2023

Xmas get together with friends. St James is our favourite restaurant. Been coming here since they opened in 1997 and can honestly say have NEVER had a bad meal. The service is beyond excellent and the food is sublime and only gets better. If you...have not been you are missing a fantastic lunch/dinner. Alf and his team are the best and thoroughly deserve all the awards that are being bestowed on them currently. For excellent food, service and value for money you will not get any better!More

Date of visit: December 2023
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Reviewed 28 October 2023 via mobile

We've eaten there several times and it's always excellent but this time we had the tasting menu and it was so good I thought I'd write a little review. Every course was thoughtful, immaculately presented and absolutely delicious. My favourite was the lamb, my wife's...was the salmon. The service is efficient, friendly and attentive. The owner in particular makes you feel like you're the guest of honour at a special family event. Excellent as always. I'm very happy to recommend it.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 October 2023 via mobile

We visited St James’ to avail of their new bottomless brunch and we were not disappointed. The service, as usual, was fantastic and the food was superb. I highly recommend this brunch

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 14 October 2023

The tasting menu was delicious, couldn’t fault it. Great staff great food, very good value for money

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 2 October 2023

A fantastic restaurant to hold a private party. I celebrated my 60th here and I can’t recommend St James more highly. The owner Alfonso is such a delight and an honourable gentleman to deal with, his whole team were so welcoming and their attention to...detail is second to none. On arrival our guests were greeted with Prosecco and a variety of delicious hot and cold canapés. Our daughter has a severe allergy to nuts and seeds and Alfonso made it his mission to make sure everything was totally safe for her to eat. I can’t stress enough how meticulous and how seriously he took this responsibility. This was so reassuring for us. We are so grateful. On our request, Alfonso created the most spectacular Italian themed menu, each and every dish was delicious. The food was served piping hot with all the side orders of perfectly cooked vegetables and French fries. Everyone was served at the same time which was no easy task when serving a lot of people at once. To sum up, we can’t wait to hold another party at St James, all of our friends and family without exception have asked us to do it all again, I guess you can’t have a bigger compliment than that. Thank you Alfonso and all of your wonderful staff for making my birthday party everything and more I could have hoped for. We will be back very soon.More

Date of visit: October 2023
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Reviewed 27 September 2023

Fantastic service. They were great at hosting my wife’s 30th birthday with 34 of us. Great food. The staff were so accommodating. Would definitely recommend. Great experience.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 24 September 2023 via mobile

A friends annual reunion and an excellent Sunday Lunch. Food and service superb. The lunch is a set menu and excellent value

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 16 September 2023

My sister had her wedding meal at St James and it was lovely. Staff were professional yet friendly and the food was great, I had a Salmon main which was gorgeous and the wine choices were really good. Would highly recommend.

Date of visit: September 2023
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Reviewed 12 September 2023

We held my parents Golden Wedding Anniversary lunch at St James at the beginning of the month for 60 people. Alfonso and his team were so accommodating and attentive. Nothing was too much trouble. The choice of menu was fantastic and all the food was...delicious. We would highly recommend St James for a special occasion.More

Date of visit: September 2023
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