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“An absolutely delicious meal”

St. Elmo Dining Room and Bar
Ranked #6 of 195 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Certificate of Excellence
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Bar scene
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: 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.
Level 1 Contributor
4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“An absolutely delicious meal”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Went here on a recent trip to Byron bay and decided to try the restaurant on our first day for a late lunch. The food was absolutely delicious, amazing croquettes, empanadas and the cocktails were spot on.
Came back for dinner later in the week to try the full menu and was not disappointed! Service was attentive, fun and relaxed. Try the beef cheek! All around, a fantastic alternative to other eateries in Byron.
Great restaurant.

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Date | Rating
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Brisbane
1 review
“best meal”
Reviewed February 3, 2013

Had travelled down from Brisbane to spend a weekend at Byron and discovered this absolute gem of a restaurant. As you walk in the door you are welcomed with genuine enthusiasm and warmth and then you can choose to sit at the bar and people watch and take in the wonderful atmosphere or you are shown to a table where the real joy of this restaurant begins. We started with their signature dish 'Slow cooked beef cheeks' and a red and white cabbage salad which was just 'to die for'. We then followed that with their mussel dish. Again...exquisite. I didn't think it could get any better but i was wrong. For dessert i chose the 'cappucino de chocolate' ... words simply fail me to describe how wonderfully delicious this was. However it's not just the food that makes this place rock. The staff are gorgeous, engaging and efficient. it's obvious that the owners are passionate about beautiful food, served beautifully in a fabulous setting. I could not fault this restaurant. For me 'top shelf' all the way. I recommend it very highly. I'll be back. Afterall it's only a two hour drive from Brissy!!

  • Visited February 2013
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Thank Caroline K
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New South Wales, Australia
Level 2 Contributor
6 reviews
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“Best meal in Byron”
Reviewed January 31, 2013

Loved the food and wine selection here. Service was excellent. Will definitely be back next year.

Atmosphere was buzzing and the cocktails were delicious.

Visited January 2013
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Thank Kate H
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melbourne
Level 6 Contributor
108 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
“vibrant atmosphere, good service”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

There were 5 of us at dinner. There were 2 sitting times to choose from as it appears to be very popular . We booked on the day and had no trouble getting a table but , in peak times, I would think you would need a booking as you might miss out if you walk up.
We shared lots of tapas. They were a bit expensive but good quality and variety-vegetarian, meat and seafood.
The cocktails were great.
The service was very good .
Recommended!

Visited January 2013
Helpful?
Thank jec63
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Reading, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Early evening drinks”
Reviewed January 27, 2013

Walked passed and went in for a couple of early evening drinks. The atmosphere was good and the drinks were very good. Not a cheap place though!

Visited December 2012
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Thank Lucy F
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