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As the waves crash on the beach, the sunlight glistens over the iconic Surfers Paradise shoreline; relax and unwind at Elston. With a delectable, holistic and rustic menu, Elston will excite your senses. Open morning, noon and night, we combine a wine bar dining experience with deli freshness and an urban eatery twist. While the sunsets and Surfers Paradise skyline lights up, enjoy life's simple pleasures with a social beverage and a mouthwatering meal at Elston.
PRICE RANGE
USD 5 - USD 29
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Cafe, Australian
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Live Music, Waterfront
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Unbelievable experience coming to Elston Bar! Great friendly service with a variety of food and drinks. Had the oysters and calamari and it was some of the best food I’ve every had. Washed it down with a few cold beers with a fantastic view of...surfers paradise beach. Will definitely be backMore

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have no idea how we've missed this place. Popped in for a glass of wine, and then several more, plus food, which was excellent. Wait staff were so polite, and we met Matt the owner too, who was really courteous. He's a local, independent...from the big brands and his local venue is well worthy of support in this tough times. We'll be back... soon.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great service, fun staff, great food. Shame you weren't open tonight. Don't get to the GC often but when I do I always come here.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

After sampling many Cavill mall options for breakfast and lunch we wish we found this place first, beautiful eggs Benny, sauce delicious breakfast Tacos with an added bacon on the side, i wanted to lick both plates clean

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 28 February 2021

It looks great when you walk past. But I should have taken note of the lack of diners. Went for breakfast. Ordered juice which was nice enough. Ordered Eggs Benny that looked ok. Hollandaise sauce was a little over powered by vinegar but still edible....But you can't eat your meal when you are surrounded by Bin Chooks on the tables around you waiting to grab your food. Not to mention the smell. Then a Bin Chook, shook its beak sending disgusting water from it's beak all over the table and my meal. The staff do nothing to chase them off. I saw the cafe next door chase them out of their area and give their diners spray bottle for if they came back. When we dumped our plates inside I mentioned this to the staff, but they didn't care. They were more than happy to quickly ring up my $97 bill and take my money. They were certainly good and efficient at that!!!! An absolute waste of money. DO NOT EAT HERE! Don't get sucked into the location of the restaurant. Plenty of other breakfast venues around.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 14 February 2021 via mobile

Nice place to hang out around at the surfers paradise, surround with the best foods and nice view. Walk in and found a great restaurant, night time coffee, bar drinks and nice western foods ! Highly will recommended is their main course, lovin it with...their eyes fillet beef and barramundi, you may try their sauces as well, but only can choose 1 of them. I would prefer wine sauce for the beef and I taste all the three of the sauces they have. It taste so yummy and juicy meats! Good environment and friendly staff service in the restaurant.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 7 February 2021

Great service, very yummy food and extremely fast. Would definitely go back and recommend to anyone travling here.

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 30 January 2021

We have been here a few times, and every time the meals have been on point. Love to come here and will certainly be back in the future. The prawns are fabulous. And the special of the day fish is melt in your mouth.

Date of visit: January 2021
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Reviewed 13 November 2020 via mobile

I ordered a McMuffin type burger for myself from the kids menu as I wasn’t that hungry and it was a dogs breakfast. No butter, no sauce. Two dry buns, burnt bacon& an egg my child could make better. I told the waitress when we...left but she just nodded. Zero care factor from cooks..how on earth do you get something so simple so wrong?! Never again will I go there!!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 9 November 2020 via mobile

The food was great, can't fault it. I came to this place three times during my stay on the coast. Unfortunately i was bugged each time by a surf life saver begging for money. The staff was mostly great thanks to a friendly scottish lass...who made a point of looking after us. On another visit an elderly male waiter done nothing but whinge re how hard our order was. (How hard is an exta egg and bread with some orange juice?) Again i can't fault the food but due to constant begging and the whining waiter i rate the place as average.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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