The iconic Balcony Bar & Restaurant, situated in the heart of downtown Byron Bay, is a favourite for locals and visitors alike. Famous for its eclectic décor and rustic charm, you can enjoy this unique setting for breakfast, lunch or dinner, or just drop in for a coffee or a cocktail.
Visit the enchanting Crystal Castle.
Wander the magical gardens of mystic statues, walk the ancient labyrinth, and marvel at the exquisite jewellery, crystals and treasures on offer.
Indulge in local produce and coffee as you relax, breathing in the hinterland views, while the children play. Inspiration, tranquility and breathtaking beauty await. Enrich your spirit!
Perfectly positioned on absolute beach frontage, the Byron Beach Café offers indoor and outdoor dining with spectacular views.
This local icon is a breezy café by day, a destination restaurant by night, and a stunning event venue.
The café opens daily for breakfast and lunch, seven days a week, as well as summer dinners.
Byron Bay is a unique destination that perfectly blends the best in chic urban influence with colourful individuality and an always laid-back coastal vibe. It’s stunningly beautiful, yet always welcoming, and its cuisine will make an impression on even the most worldly of gastronomes. With the outstanding array of nearby farms, vineyards, and orchards, Byron Bay's restaurants, cafes, and stalls often place an emphasis on locally sourced and seasonal food. The result? Great quality eats made with fabulously fresh ingredients.
Byron Bay's impressive range of dining options means that travellers of all budgets and culinary preferences will find something to suit. The fine dining options available will have epicureans experiencing a foodie epiphany, while the fast-food and takeaway options might be exactly the sort of comfort food hungry surfers need after a hard day of activity in the water. There are plenty of kid-friendly options, and vegetarians and the gluten-avoidant will find all sorts of appropriately tasty bites on offer. Many of the hotel restaurants serve up quality snacks all day long. If a bowl of cereal just won't cut it in the morning, seek out one of these venues for a hearty buffet breakfast. If you like some entertainment with your meal, you'll be pleased to discover that many of Byron Bay's restaurants and cafes offer live music performances.
Those with global tastes will be able to travel the world without having to travel more than a block, as Byron Bay's restaurants include everything from British-style fish and chips to traditional wood fired pizzas, zesty Thai and spicy Mexican delights. Still not satisfied? How about Tapas, Seafood, Italian, Japanese, Italian or Modern Australian? And not only are international cuisines abundant In Byron Bay, you’ll also find the range is fresh, delicious and innovative.
For something romantic, there are a number of wonderful options where you can wine and dine by candlelight with breathtaking views of the coast or Hinterland. What better way to take advantage of Byron Bay’s striking natural beauty than with a delicious meal overlooking the beach, rolling hills or lush rainforest? Some of the most delectable bites can be found at the luxury resorts of the region. Byron at Byron restaurant is situated in the first class resort of the same name, and guests can dine with spectacular views of the adjacent rainforest. And at the exclusive Rae’s on Watego’s, the wonderful a la carte restaurant is situated right on the beachfront.
Byron Bay's cafes are a great pick for casual dining or a quick coffee (be sure to try the excellent organic beans). One popular spot is The Byron Beach Café on Clarke Beach. It’s open early morning through to the evening, and you can enjoy the fresh sea breeze and long reaching views of the beach and wide expanse of blue Pacific Ocean Another alternative is to grab some takeaway from the attached kiosk and settle in the adjacent park or on the beach.
Don’t forget the pubs, where you’ll discover that pub grub has evolved into truly tantalising treats for the taste buds. One long-standing favourite is The Buddha Bar & Restaurant in the Old Piggery Building. Devour generous serves of internationally inspired fare that tastes great, and is great value. It’s part of the Byron Bay Brewery, so consider sampling a local brew while you’re there. And no visit to Byron Bay is complete without a trip to Beach Hotel overlooking Main Beach and at the tip of Jonson Street. It’s a Bryon Bay institution with gorgeous views, and great food – what more could you ask?