An excellent option for high-quality food and drinks, Le Saint James Bora Bora, is an overwater restaurant located on the main island city of Vaitape. The chef of the house, Chere Jonathan serves up delicious French cuisine created using locally sourced ingredients.
The restaurant is known for their waterside dining and spectacular sunset views. You can also enjoy a barefoot bar covered with sand as you are treated to hand-crafted cocktails.
The Le Saint James Bora Bora restaurant overlooks the main harbor of Vaitape. From the overwater patio, you can see across the beautiful blue lagoon and gaze at Motu Toopau island. On the southern tip is where the Hilton Nui Resort is located.
The bartenders are happy to whip up signature cocktails such as a Polynesia Mai Tai or Pina Colada as shown above which cost around $15 USD. Fresh local juices are used to make these drinks, however, if hard alcohol is not your thing, they also stock local beers such as Hinano.
One of the signature dishes of Restaurant Le Saint James Bora Bora is the “Polynesian Plate by Le St James” which is raw tuna served with coconut milk, half cooked red tuna, red tuna tartare, and red tuna carpaccio. At around $28 USD it’s a great way to sample many of the restaurant offerings.
On a lighter note, if you are in the mood for a fresh Seasonal vegetable salad the St James restaurant has a delicious option. At around $17 USD several types of veggies are used as well as sliced potato’s all mixed with a light dressing.
- Name: Restaurant Saint James
- Description: A great restaurant for quality food and drinks, Le Saint James is an overwater restaurant, located in main Bora Bora island city of Vaitape. The chef of the house, Chere Jonathan serves up delicious French cuisine created using local ingredients. The restaurant is known for their waterside dining and spectacular sunsets view. Enjoy a barefoot bar covered with sand and you are treated to hand-crafted drinks.
- Address: Centre Helen’s Bay, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
- Phone: +(689) 676 462
- Email: romain[email protected]