William's Bar and Bistro

The talent of Michelin-starred Executive Chef William Drabble adds an extra dimension to our guests' dining experience.

William’s Bar and Bistro has a comfortable, unhurried and sophisticated atmosphere. It is the ideal place to relax over a cocktail or coffee, and has the added advantage of a bistro menu of classic dishes created by the hotel’s Executive Chef, William Drabble.

The menu is made using the best British produce, sourced from a number of small suppliers who share William Drabble’s passion for only the best ingredients. It is perfect for light lunches, pre- and post-theatre dinners or for supper.

William oversees all aspects of the dining concept at the hotel, including private dining, room service, the hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant, Seven Park Place, and traditional afternoon tea which is served at the bistro or in the hotel’s beautiful lounge.

The chic bar offers an extensive selection of cocktails and an impressive choice of wine and spirits .


Every day from 11:00am to 01:00am; Afternoon tea is served from 3:00pm to 5:30pm. Gluten free afternoon tea is also available, please book in advance.

For reservations call +44 (0)20 7316 1620

  • Afternoon Tea

    St. James's Hotel & Club offers an exciting Board Game Afternoon Tea concept, called "It's All in the Game", designed by Executive Head Chef, William Drabble.

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  • British Tapas

    Executive Head Chef William Drabble takes on these traditional Spanish appetisers. He combines best of British produce with his creativity and talent. His tapas include British classics such as Welsh Rarebit and Devils on Horseback.

    British Tapas menu
  • Breakfast

    The best way to start the day while you're away whether you are looking for a healthy option or traditional English breakfast, William's Bar & Bistro is the ideal location. We offer a full continental buffet and warm items are made to order.

    Breakfast menu
  • Cocktails

    Classic or Innovative

    William's Bar & Bistro offers both bespoke and classic cocktails. With a variety of ingredients and spirits from all over the world, our mixologists like to surprise our guests by adding different flavour to all time favourites. Did you know that William's Bar & Bistro has been awarded the '2016 Best Hotel Classic Cocktail list' by The Spirits Business. Come and try for yourself!

    Cocktail menu

  • Bar Menu of the Year

    St. James's Hotel and Club got awarded by The Spirits Business to Classic Cocktail - The Bar Menu of the Year 2016.

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