He joked the issue wouldn’t be a problem in his pub as he had a staff member who would “knock people’s blocks off if they don’t behave properly”.
James went on to discuss criticism he has received about his business.
“A lot of people criticise us and say it’s just a restaurant – it is a bit of a restaurant, it’s not really a drinking pub,” he explained.
“It’s not the sort of place where hundreds of people stand around the bar, but it could be and it is a pub so you can just go there for a beer or a glass of wine.
“It’s going to be quite difficult to sell the idea to people if you’re going to have a Ribena with your supper.”