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St. Elmo Dining Room and Bar

Cnr Fletcher Street and Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7426
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  • Excellent59%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (210 reviews)
“black rice” (23 reviews)
“pork belly” (60 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Fletcher Street and Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 3 September 2017 via mobile

The menu was comprised of unique and delicious dishes. I would highly recommend the pippys with tomato bread. The staff were friendly, attentive and provided genuine and helpful recommendations. We look forward to returning.

Thank Mandy P
Reviewed 30 August 2017

St Elmos was recommended when we said we were going to Byron Bay & we weren't disappointed- delicious food and wonderful service from staff last week. The gin cocktail special with homemade soda was the start of a great night- well we had a few...More

Thank Heather99WA
Reviewed 28 August 2017 via mobile

Went here for a spontaneous dinner - partner never had tapas before. I have been fortunate enough to have had many experiences but was excited for a culinary delight. Never was prepared for St Elmo. Just wow. We were seated at the bar because they...More

Thank courtneyjade89
Reviewed 27 August 2017

Enjoyed a lovely spanish meal at this restaurant on a cold August evening, but warm and cheerful inside a full house nice urban vibe, great wine list and seriously delicious food. Jamon serrano, olives, pan tomaquet all as good as you would expect, extra points...More

Thank Sue B
Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Had a fabulous tapas meal. Highlight were baked mozzarella and artichoke plus chick pea "gnocchi". Bar staff highly knowledgeable and really good range of drinks from local gin and international wines.

Thank EfG99
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Came here on a last minute impromptu date night with my parter and as a local and repeat customer St Elmos didn't disappoint. We sat eating at the bar which we really enjoy the vibe. Fast efficient service, great negronis and awesome food. We shared...More

Thank AlexaPetherick
Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

The tapas is, as most Oz attempts, expensive compared to the real thing. Sad as it should not be. The waitress said most couples have 5 tapas - hell, maybe if they are starved and rich. My wife and I had three of which one...More

Thank Tasilee
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Busy restaurant. 2 hour limit for dinner seating. All tapas was yummo except for "spicy school prawns". They were not spicy. Unpeeled including head with feelers. Tiny prawns. Have lived on north coast for a long time. Please remove this dish. Legal school prawns are...More

Thank Di G
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Delicious. Loved the food. Waiters wonderfull Must try Try the steak. A little dear but absolutely beautifully cooked dish

Thank Katrina N
Reviewed 3 August 2017

Great atmosphere, love the idea of the dishes to share, friendly staff a little over priced but that is what you expect from Byron Bay restaurants. Nice walk around the shops to see what other restaurants we would consider for next time. Shame about the...More

Thank Toycruiser1
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15 April 2018|
Response from Jack B | Reviewed this property |
They don’t have a specific menu for children. I’ve seen children there when I’ve been there. The service is pretty quick and I don’t know if they have high chairs, if you’re talking that age. Food is... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Full Bar, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 pm - 12:00 pm
5:00 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 Shire  >  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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