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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
Closed now
All hours
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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Chicago, Illinois
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3 reviews
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We took the 45 minute boat ride from our hotel over to the village and then had to take a cab to the restaurant. This is supposedly the best restaurant on the island. It is in 1/2 vacant strip mall, with a old store front as the front of the restaurant and a overhand/tent on the back where you sit.... More 

Thank llwalive
archimede3001, Propriétaire at St James Bora Bora, responded to this review

Dear ???, I do not find my words, you are the winners. Warmest regards . Mr Marchet Romain . More 

Pitt Meadows, Canada
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6 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This restaurant came recommened by several locals and our experience didnot disappoint. Very welcoming upon arrival that was by convenient hotel pick up. The ambiance was relaxing, yet elegant with beautiful water views. The most impressive part was the presentation of the food....incredibly creative and so very elegant, for all 3 courses. This was an amazing and delicious dining experience!

1 Thank Leanne L
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Bluntly the same menu as everywhere else on the island - fresh fish, steak, lamb and so on, but with a hint of fine dining despite the casual (pleasant) ambience and for the location, surprisingly elegant presentation of food and service. Competitively priced with similar spots, and a welcoming, friendly vibe (a senior staff member darted out to tell us... More 

1 Thank Frank O
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the best resto at Bora Bora. The resto offers pick uo service -Efficient service at the resto Gastronomic menu romantique : the scallops are excellent

1 Thank huy0
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11 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The services is wonderful. You are seated, and not rushed to order. My husband had the scallops and loved them. I had the beef tenderloin - it was so tender in melted in your mouth. This is a must visit restaurant in Bora Bora.

1 Thank avogler
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went here in 2015 and the food was fantastic and so was the atmosphere! They offered shuttle to and from the boat but they failed to communicate that with us.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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18 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Oct 25th -2016 we celebrated our 50th at St James Bora Bora This restaurant is located in a small shopping center with a younger group of cliental. Our meal and presentation along with the service was fabulous.

1 Thank Donn S
Calgary, Canada
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30 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed St. James very much. We actually were recommended this restaurant by a lovely French tour guide who pronounced it to our ears as Sunchips, so we will always remember the restaurant by that name. Made for an interesting time of having our hotel make reservations for us! The food is very high end cuisine, strictly French style but... More 

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Tampa, Florida
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28 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gourmet for sure!!!! The food was excellent and it is located right on the water. They will come and pick you up from your hotel and return you after dinner. They have some signature dishes that are excellent!!! We even saved room for dessert...not to be missed.

1 Thank jasilver23
Pleasant Hill, California
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I should start this review by saying the food was delicious. I had the Rib Eye and it was a fantastical flavor explosion for my tastebuds. My wife had the brie and I don't think I've ever seen her so immersed in a food dish. I tried to grab a piece and almost lost a hand. Combine all that with... More 

1 Thank VacationOrBust85

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
French, Seafood, European, Fusion, Polynesian, Gluten Free 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?