The St. James Tavern


Popular with tourists, St James Tavern, formally a listed building, is a pub that serves a variety of traditional pub meals. They also have a late license.

Venue Details & Map

The St. James Tavern

72 St. James's Road
SE16 4QZ
+44 (0)20 7437 5009
Public transport:
Bermondsey, Null

Yelp Reviews

6.00 out of 5
based on 37 reviews

Top 5 reviews of The St. James Tavern

3.0 out of 5
19 December 2016
by Katie H.

Nice, cozy place for a pint! Definitely too small for groups unless it's empty inside more

3.0 out of 5
25 May 2018
by Anthony G.

Okay pub if you're looking for something to eat after having passed through Piccadilly in London. Order and pay at the counter than have a seat and wait to be served. They serve traditional English pub grub here but the beers on tap are rather lousy. Had the ubiquitous fish and chips served over peas. Nothing special but the fish was fresh. Counter service was welcoming and friendly and... more

4.0 out of 5
24 November 2016
by Carina H.

What caught my eye as I walked around Piccadilly Circus was a sign on the side of this pub that said it was famous for its award winning fish and chips so we decided to try it. Busy pub no doubt and I walked in confused and waited for someone to put us on a waiting list/bring us to a seat only to realize that you can actually sit anywhere you like as long as you can find a table that is free.... more

4.0 out of 5
22 February 2017
by Alvin D.

Fish & Chips with an award to back it up!

We wanted to try the classic fish & chips being in London for my first time. We chose this place because it was in a nice area and close to where we were staying. A lot of places advertise that their fish & chips have an award tied to it but this one proudly displays their-albeit 4 year old-best fish & chips for 2013.

For ~£12.50, you get a fried... more

2.0 out of 5
31 December 2017
by Steve W.

Super busy place, the location was great and the wifi worked great.

The food was bland and not much there. They advertise "The best fish and chips in town", but that's not true at all, plus they only give one little piece of fish. The servers were not very friendly and they never came around the tables.

They have a basic section of draught beers and ciders including and couple they brew in... more

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