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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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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good26%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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“tapas” (174 reviews)
“tomato bread” (23 reviews)
“black rice” (23 reviews)
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Mediterranean, European, Spanish, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
Cnr Fletcher Street and Lawson Lane, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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11 - 20 of 738 reviews

Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

We've been here on several occasions over many years- always great. We ate the patatas bravas, scallops and the slow braised rabbit- all delicious and followed by excellent desserts too. Our waitress Konnie was fantastic - friendly and efficient. Make sure you book.

Thank JanineON
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

We had to go on a waiting list to get a seat at the bar, but it was so worth the wait! The Sangria was jam packed with awesome flavours of cinnamon, clove and star anise, we ate scrumptious scallops and Patatas bravas a smokey...More

Thank Katie W
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

We were looking for a casual restaurant with good food and interesting wine, and St Elmo certainly fitted the bill. The delicious food was Spanish-influenced, and was served tapas-style. We wanted to try a few different wines and so chose some by the glass from...More

Thank Tracey S
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

Food was stunning as was the service. Really enjoyable night out with the girls! Plates to share and small servings, so order plenty of dishes. Cocktails were amazing too.

Thank charming_chick
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

Great food- Vegetarian options too. Great vibe- Fun bar with great staff. Great cocktails- Quality cocktails and delicious sangria. A must when visiting Byron!

Thank Laura G
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Highly recommended. We didn't have a booking but managed to get a seat at the bar. Great menu, great atmosphere and lovely wine. We shared 4 dishes between the two of us which was perfect. Definitely recommend the rabbit - delicious!

Thank Kate L
Reviewed 19 October 2017 via mobile

Great location & amazing Tapas style food & cocktails! We love everything about our dining experience here & the staff were fantastic!

Thank Kellieanne21
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Wonderful food, great service, but very disappointing that we were rushed out of the restaurant at 10:00pm after spending almost $400 (for 2 people) on food and wine because the staff wanted to close. Spoilt a lovely evening. I hope the restaurant reads its reviews...More

Thank Jan O
stelmo_byronbay, General Manager at St. Elmo Dining Room and Bar, responded to this reviewResponded 18 October 2017

Hi Jan, Thank you for your review. Glad to hear you enjoyed your meal. Unfortunately on Sundays we are only licensed to be open until 10:00pm, which is something not within our control - it decided by local council and the OLGR (NSW Liquor Licensing),...More

Reviewed 16 October 2017

The best spot in Byron. Great tapas and wonderful friendly service. This place is a must visit. Enjoy!!

Thank PHDSydney_Australia
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Its certainly lively, it oozes appeal and the tapas are excellent great to share with family and newly discovered friends. The staff carry the vibe effortlessly carrying out tasks with efficiency and smiles all around.

Thank Eli B
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Restaurant Details

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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
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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