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Byron Bay restaurants that make it a true foodie destination

Discover a wealth of cuisines and flavours in these top Byron Bay restaurants.

Byron Bay has boomed as a tourist destination recently with the region's culinary wonders being one of its stand-out attractions.

From cosy meals to larger dining quarters, these contemporary eateries feature delectable food, outstanding service and even, organically-driven meals.

Johnson Street, Lawson Street and Bay Lane are foodies’ favourite destinations in Byron Bay.

Restaurants and cafes offer global cuisines across Australian, Mediterranean, French, Thai and Indian.

Here's our rundown of where to eat in Byron Bay.


Byron Bay restaurants

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Byron at Byron Restaurant

Byron at Byron offers a dining experience amidst a rainforest backdrop and flickering candles. Order the set Farmer's Market dinner featuring roasted beetroot, chargrilled beef fillet, fresh horseradish, garden greens and gooseberry sauce.

Finish with an dessert like the lemon yoghurt cream, meringue or tallow-farm raspberries.

77 Broken Head Rd, Byron Bay


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Fig Tree Restaurant

Fig Tree restaurant is located in the Byron Hinterland. It’s an old-style farmhouse framed by gardens and lawns. Che and his team pick ingredients directly from their award-winning gardens, which in turn dictate the ever-changing menu.

On the menu are rustic dishes brimming with lamb, pasta, fish and vegetables.

4 Sunrise Lane, Ewingsdale, Byron Bay


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The Petit Snail

Taste arguably the most authentic French cuisine of Byron Bay at the Petit Snail.

Start with garlic butter snails, followed by a main of garlic prawns, steak tartare, duck confit or Fromage cheese.

Finish with your desired French dessert and enjoy the outstanding service.

5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay


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Bombay to Byron

If you’re craving authentic Indian flavours, Bombay to Byron is your best bet.

This restaurant serves Palak Patta Chaat, butter chicken, tandoori chicken and other popular Indian specialities at a reasonable price.

Dish are gluten-free and there are numerous choices for vegetarians.

North Byron Plaza 90-96 Jonson St Shop 12, Byron Bay


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O Sushi

O-Sushi isn’t your standard Japanese restaurant in Byron Bay. All ingredients are organic and sourced from nearby farms to provide an authentic dining experience.

The restaurant dishes out delicious sushi, tempura, gyoza and skewers of vegetables, chicken, pork, and seafood. Enjoy the rustic and urban decor by the bay setting.

90-96 Jonson St | Woolworths Plaza, Byron Bay


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Traditional Thai

Located within walking distance from the main beach of Byron Bay, this Asian restaurant serves a fantastic selection of traditional Thai cuisine.

Try the duck appetiser for your entree and Penang beef, chicken curry and coconut rice for your main. Don't forget the glass of fine wine to make it an affair to remember.

The chefs create in-house sauces, curry pastes, ice-creams and sorbets from fresh, locally-sourced ingredients.

4-5/2 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay


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Elements Cafe

Elements Cafe finds itself within a modern setting, overlooking a large swimming pool. This cafe serves vegan dishes and is a must for vegetarians and vegans alike exploring Byron.

The cafe delivers innovation on a plate, dressing it with texture and colour in a masterful way.

U-12 74 Centennial Byron Arts, Byron Bay


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Il Buco

Il Buco is Byron Bay’s best-rated restaurant on TripAdvisor and serves authentic Italian pizzas, desserts and organic coffee.

The restaurant’s Italian chef has mastered the art of creating mind-blowing flavours with absolute simplicity...

II Buco sources its ingredients from local farmers and vendors for a delicious, ever-changing menu.


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