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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%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (187 reviews)
“pork belly” (59 reviews)
“tomato bread” (23 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 10:00 PMAll hours
Mediterranean, 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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Reviewed 4 days ago 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 4 days ago via mobile

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

Thank Kellieanne21
Reviewed 6 days ago

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 5 days ago

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 1 week ago

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

Thank PHDSydney_Australia
Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was fresh and tasty. We loved every dish that was served up. Usually with a tapas menu, there may be one or two dishes that are so-so. Not at this place. We loved it!

Thank Worldticket
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited St Elmo last night as a solo traveler in Byron for work. The place was fully booked but happily sat at the bar. Best place for people watching! After chatting with my Argentinian waiter (got some Spanish practice in) I ordered the pole...More

Thank Janellecd
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great atmosphere with fantastic food! The Tapas was amazing and the staff very friendly. Highly recommend !

Thank Marissa C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent service , incredible food and wine. All you could ever ask for. The atmosphere is conducive to both families and couples. Well worth the visit for dinner !!!!!

Thank Melissa L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I went here for his birthday and absolutely loved every part of it. Great ambience: small, low lightly, stunning bar and a very intimate feeling. Good is divine and is perfect for couples as it is tapas-style. My favorite dishes include the...More

1  Thank pmctexas
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
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, Bar Scene, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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