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St. Elmo Dining Room and 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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Vancouver, Canada
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were too early the first night but we're able to go in for tapas hour 4 o'clock. It was such a delicious experience and our server made us feel so comfortable ...so much we made a reservation and returned the next night for a date night. I hunk their choice of music didn't hurt either....some of the golden oldies.... More 

Thank NanaNancy52
Brisbane, Australia
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172 reviews
79 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were a group of four and had a selection of tapas dishes and 2 bottles of fairly ordinary wine for $300, which we thought expensive. The quality was excellent, the atmosphere is pleasant but I found it just too noisy with 100 people all shouting at each other in a struggle to have conversations.

Thank Roy O
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102 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 151 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked for dinner a couple days in advance and we're glad we did as we saw people without bookings turned away. The menu is tapas and a good selection. The wine list was also good and I enjoyed the Tempranillo. I enjoyed the food on the whole but found some of the menu items to be a bit fussy... More 

Thank Sarah B
Sydney Australia
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hard to decide where to have dinner whilst visiting Byron. Great decision to come to St Elmo. Divine service.. great and interesting menu, great variety. Delicious food. My favourite was the black ink rice with prawns and cuttlefish. Amazing with fresh lemon squeezed over. The jamon on tomato bread was nice, and the brisket was flavourful and soft. The small... More 

Thank Nicky P
Sydney, Australia
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97 reviews
77 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When people think Byron Bay, its all about takeaway food and nothing too fancy. Incorrect, the perfect place to have a nice drink/cocktail or fancy a nice tapas/share plate place is St Elmo's. The drinks were awesome, but the food and quality of service was top notch at the fine establishment of St Elmo. I will definitely come back for... More 

Thank MisterMedia
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

this place has a great atmosphere and food is amazing. I dined alone and the staff were very accomodating and had alot of the tapas share plates available in half sizes. A must to visit.

Thank Sharon C
Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Our recent second visit to St. Elmo was a enjoyable as the first one a few months back. Recommended by a foodie friend the restaurant delivered on our expectations. The food was great, together with the atmosphere and service. Recommending to book ahead as it is a very popular restaurant.

Thank Marzena B
Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had dinner here tonight and as we were a party of 8 we had to have a set menu. Well all 8 plus dishes were delicious . The black rice with prawns and cuttlefish was absolutely yummy!!! If you are in Byron Bay do yourself a favour and go for a meal .

Thank Rosetta S
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19 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Walked into a bar room lit establishment with no expectations at all . Only to be blown away by a variety of mezze tasting plates . As a suggestion from the waiter & Thank you kind sir , your suggestions were spot on and we thoroughly enjoyed the whole experience...

Thank Piers B
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I popped in for an early dinner with my hubby last week and couldn't be more impressed. The place has a great ambience - a gorgeous, elegant fitout, quite upmarket in a normally casual and relaxed Byron. And the ambience is only added Robby the super friendly staff. We opted for wine by the glass and went without the recommendation... More 

Thank Maeve V

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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, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic, Bar scene
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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