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St James Bora Bora

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Centre helen sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
+689 40 67 64 62
11:00 - 00:00
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Mon 17:30 - 00:00
Tue - Wed 11:00 - 00:00
Thu 17:30 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 00:00
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Keller, Texas
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61 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Boat takes you directly to their dock for a lovely dinner. Make sue you get there in time for the sunset. It is spectacular. Service and food was great!

Thank R0se012
Toronto, Canada
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Went there for a dinner but there isn't much of a view at night, much better to go at lunch. Had the scallops, prawns and creme brulee for dessert. Both of the main dishes were extremely well presented, but small portions and served almost cold. Also, as with everything else on the island you can't escape a dinner for 2... More 

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Huntington, New York
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16 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Had dinner here with my daughter. Food was great, beautiful view. Peaceful. Lovely menu, delicious French food. Hard to get to and from though, because the shuttle service isn't that easy.

1 Thank Fourdogs2kids
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90 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stopped for lunch, both the tuna with ginger sauce, and scallops were superb. Staff, food, atmosphere all premium.

1 Thank Rick P
London, United Kingdom
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212 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the top restaurants on Bora Bora and it does not disappoint. There is a collection service from your hotel. The food is of a good quality based on French and local cuisine and is from fresh produce. Staff are friendly and attentive, and the ambience of the place is pleasant although to my last unremarkable..It is... More 

1 Thank jhelfgott
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

After spending a few days in Bora Bora and testing out restaurants some of them where hits but most were misses, so it was nice going to the St. James and having a steak that was actually cooked properly or having a piece of fish that wasn't underdone. It was not crowded when we showed up so that meant we... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Terrible drinks, food is marginal at the very best and the place is tired. didnt know how to make drinks at all.

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Portland, Texas
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44 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I ate dinner at this restaurant at the conclusion of a romantic sunset cruise. It was a great way to top off the night. The restaurant is located on a waterfront dock. We were seated next to the edge with a wonderful view of the lagoon at twilight. Colorful tropical fish entertained us while we dined. In... More 

Thank Ross T
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16 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Really good food. Nice people but everything was a little slow understanding that it is Bora Bora and no rush. The fish was really fresh and I would recommend it. We were a little disappointed that on our ride back to the boat dock that they stuffed 4 couples into one cab when we expected to have our own.

Thank samuraitraveler
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While in Bora Bora, the St. James was one of the restaurants that we chose for dinner and were glad we did. The restaurant owners are a husband and wife team from France. She is an incredibly thoughtful and caring owner/hostess. We arrived and were seated immediately beside a wharf with a few yachts and were lucky enough to have... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
French, Seafood, European, Fusion, Polynesian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
17:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
17:30 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
11:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Centre helen sbay | Bora bora, Vaitape 98730, French Polynesia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  French Polynesia  >  Society Islands  >  Bora Bora  >  Vaitape
  • Phone Number: +689 40 67 64 62
It's a waterside restaurant with a spectacular view of sunset,you can enjoy our creations of coktails and our menu with new flavours .we have 4 differents atmospheres including a VIP table for enjoying a tasting menu created by chef Temauri Foster.The St James team will welcome you to make an unforgetable memorie.come, taste, and enjoy

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