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St. Elmo Dining Room and Bar

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
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Cnr Fletcher Street and Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7426
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Sun 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Mon - Sat 4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

The staff was incredible attentive, they ran us through the menu and explained a couple of things and they made sure we were happy & enjoying everything. The service was quick too. We had 5 dishes, + 1 dessert which were all sooo delicious. Go there

Thank Sanne v
Davistown, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is up there with the best Tapas we have had. Food was exceptional. We had the sweet potato, pork belly, mushrooms and the most amazing scallops I've ever eaten. One thing that my wife and I did notice was that on-one was on a mobile phone which is testimony to the atmosphere created. If you are in Byron... More 

Thank TrentEmma
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great unique cocktails and a buzzing atmosphere. Delicious food! Super busy. We were in Byron during schoolies, it was nice to go somewhere so central that wasn't overrun by them!

Thank AmyPunch
Wellington NZ
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131 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sadly over the busy holiday time, Byron Bay eateries are packed out and the multitudes scrambling to be fed at the popular times are met with choices restricted to pizza joints, hamburger bars and end of the day dried out sushi, particularly if a reservation at anything better has not been made. We found an oasis at St.Elmo. The early... More 

Thank Drurolnz
Sydney, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 106 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went with family so not a cheap feed but that's not why you go here. Fine dining for couples/groups. Booked months a head to ensure we got in over the extremely busy new year period. Firstly, the service staff were excellent and made us so welcome and the delivery was timely and any extras were not a problem for them... More 

Thank FelixF
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I live in Barcelona and I can ensure that the tapas served were very similar to the Catalan/spanish ones and very tasty! The only negative point is that the portions are a but overpriced for the quantity of food severed. Overall, a great experience and very nice staff!

Thank Marta J
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've had some real hits and misses in Byron, and this was a massive hit. We came in for dinner without a booking and were luckily accommodated at their last position for 2. They were not at all fussed we hadn't made a booking and did their best to find space for us. Having said this, if you're really keen... More 

Thank travelette08
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just clean, sophisticated deliciousness. Not cheap but worth it. We had cocktails, wine and four share plates, highlight was the amazing balance of sweet and salty on the beef <3

Thank Ross J
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the serrano jamon, which was excellent but felt that the crispy skin baby chicken was a tad salty and lacked flavors. The rose sangria was quite diluted and not flavorful and authentic. Overall, we'll recommend for its ambience.

Thank thetravel2
Suffolk Park, Australia
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9 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very good tapas and cocktails! Had a balanced Negroni and a tasty chorizo. The place is cool and trendy!

Thank Marcos A

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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
Mediterranean, Spanish, Wine Bar
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Bar scene, Local cuisine, Romantic
Open Hours
4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
4:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Fletcher Street and Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7426
Fabulous menu featuring traditional Spanish food; courteous, friendly, helpful and knowledgeable wait staff, great atmosphere, reasonable prices. A great venue for any occasion in one of the best spots in the whole of Australia - Byron Bay.

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