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Bistro Elba

100 - 102 Ocean Beach Rd, Sorrento, Victoria 3943, Australia
+61 3 5984 4995
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good31%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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“cakes” (50 reviews)
“mussels” (14 reviews)
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CUISINES
Steakhouse, Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
100 - 102 Ocean Beach Rd, Sorrento, Victoria 3943, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I hope they make the lamb shoulder special a part of the menu! We accompanied it with peas and russet potatoes and it was delicious. We shared the charcuterie plate with fresh bread for entree. That was great as well. Service was also at a...More

Thank Feeber
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Found this beautiful gem with delicious food and a lovely lady looked after us and engaged in conversation and was bubbly and friendly even after spending all day on her feet at a very busy venue. I did not like the window sitting arrangement (it...More

Thank Vlaner
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cafe Elba collaborates with Antipodes Bookshop to host a literary lunch once a month. Lunch is 3+ delicious courses and the conversation with the featured author makes this a special event that's worth travelling from town to attend.

Thank Anne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We didn't know where to have dinner whilst in Sorrento and found Bistro Elba. What a wonderful find. Lovely staff. Beautiful food. Great atmosphere and reasonably priced. Next time we are in Sorrento - I know where we'll go to eat.

Thank Susan S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I understand staff need to be paid accordingly but 10% puts a damper on the bill and yes I know ever my restaurant in sorrento has this surcharge. Service and food would probably have to be the best in Sorrento. Calamari and cuttlefish were an...More

Thank Judasjason
Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed every morsel of our 3 courses - great service and nice ambience, tempting dailt specials too.

Thank Karinakc
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Cakes and Ale served us before but what was more confusing was the name - why cakes and why ale when there was so much more? Let Napoleon enter the scene onto Bistro Elba and now we have the score: it’s old world french bistro...More

Thank Susan W
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

I had such a lovely lunch. The room was bright and comfortable and staff friendly and knowledgeable. A bottle of Sicilian white & charcuterie plate to share, cuttlefish with deep rich flavours & cheese to finish. What deliciousness! It was a great setting to listen...More

Thank CamatSparrows
Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

First and last visit to Bistro Elba Food was very disappointing - fish pies consisted of very little seafood in a lot of watery white sauce. Duck was dry and overcooked on tasteless lentils. We did,however,enjoy our entrees.

Thank Judith O
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

So glad we braved the wind and rain tonight as we really enjoyed Bistro Elba. The oysters were fresh, the fish delicately prepared and you must save room for the lemon tart. It is not your usual firm tart but a wonderfully gooey custard mix....More

Thank DebCC
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Not explicit but I am sure they would accommodate if you ring beforehand
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 100 - 102 Ocean Beach Rd, Sorrento, Victoria 3943, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Sorrento
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5984 4995
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Description
Bistro Elba is a casual dining restaurant in Ocean Beach rd Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula. Of the eating places nearby it is the only one open seven days a week for both lunch and dinner. You will find the restaurant full of locals from Portsea, Sorrento, Rye and tourists eating skilfully cooked seafood, local produce and organic grass fed beef, with wines from both Victoria and international vineyards. The friendly professional staff are useful in providing restaurant recommendations to travellers to the Mornington Peninsula for other must see dining experiences as well as often hosting the local regulars for lunch and dinner many nights a week.
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