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“Great little spot”
Review of St. James’s Cafe

St. James’s Cafe
Ranked #6,604 of 24,258 Restaurants in London
Price range: US$ 0 - US$ 21
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Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, After-hours, Reservations
Neighbourhood: Westminster
Description: Our light, airy café is in the heart of the park, with great views over St James's Lake. Renowned for our breakfast, we also serve hot and cold food throughout the day. In the summer, our upstairs terrace is perfect for an open-air drink from our bar. Children's menu also available.
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This spot was a great place to sit on our way back from a day of walking. The prices for the drinks weren't bad. It was six quid for a coffee, tea and soft drink. They also have free wifi which is always a nice treat! We didn't try any food but the baked goods near the cash register looked good. Also has a nice view of the London Eye. Not a bad way to enjoy a rest and a coffee.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this cafe while walking around the St James Park. We dropped in at 2pm and had no trouble finding a seat. We ordered asparagus frittata with salad. Coffee/slice each. The food was very nice and a generous serving. In total £23 which we thought was quite reasonably priced. Service was quick and tables were cleaned regularly. Coffee wasn’t that hot but I couldn’t be bothered returning it, still ok to drink. In a nice spot in the park !

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This cafe seems to have mixed reviews, but for us, it was an ideal spot to stop for a snack as we took an early evening walk through the park. The food was good, not overly priced, and the staff were welcoming and efficient. Good seating choices at the time we visited, and the black banquettes were very comfortable.

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Reviewed 11 February 2018

Wonderful establishment. Greeted with a smile, rapid & polite service, not to be . The scrambled egg was divine - more like an omelette really.

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2  Thank salopite
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Meghan D, Manager at St. James’s Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Hi salopite,

Wonderful to hear! Thanks for sharing this, and so glad to hear you enjoyed. Will pass these kudos along to our team.

All the best,
Zaki, GM

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Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Came in here and waited ages for seat. Whist getting sandwich as no hot food turned around to find pigeon on cakes which they chased out and took away two trays of cakes and moved the others to new counter then then the kids sandwich was stale and hard so got free muffin which is also dry. Disappointing for a quick stop and don't recommend

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Meghan D, Manager at St. James’s Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Dear EricaL264,

Thank you so much for providing your feedback. We're very sorry to hear that your experiences have been less than positive and distressing - we appreciate you taking the time to tell us so we can improve. I have shared your experience with the team and together we have made the necessary changes to prevent this from happening again in the future.

Pigeons are an ongoing challenge and we've been encouraging guests not to feed them and to bring the trays back inside if they are sitting outside.

Thank you once again for writing to us and all the best.

Kind regards,
Zaki, General Manager

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