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“What a delightful Bistro lunch!”
Review of Bistro Elba

Bistro Elba
Ranked #3 of 41 Restaurants in Sorrento
Price range: US$12 - US$25
Cuisines: French, Wine Bar
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Dining options: After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
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.
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 to my companion's excellent stories.

Just a note for those of you who read this review please do go and read the less than positive reviews also.

There you will understand that they shuck the oysters to order rather than buying them in pre opened and washed.

Also if an oysters deliciousness was based on size, oysters would be bred to the size of football's by now I would suspect.

Manners are important especially if you are a customer and honestly noboby is that important, yep not even me.

If for some reason you are not enjoying yourself here it's probably you, seek some professional help.

If it is them, ask nicely I'm sure the staff will do their best to fix it.

I hope you have a lovely meal here.

Thank CamatSparrows
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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
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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. Service was personal, attentive and relaxed. Loved it.

Thank DebCC
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Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Came late, no problem getting a table and we were the last ones left and we didn’t feel pressured to finish up quickly. Very good service.
Staff even provided a candle for my sister’s birthday as a last minute request as well.
Very attentive too
Food was lovely

Thank emeline b
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

The meals were woeful. The fish pie was empty and the chicken pie was tasteless. Is the chef off sick? I can't reconcile my experience on the public holiday with these reviews.

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