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Bay Leaf Cafe

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Town Centre | Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
6685 8900
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch

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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Most recent review
Best coffee in town

Nice cool place, great coffee. Layout of the premises is nice. Just wished they closed later. It is impossible to have a good late coffee in Byron Bay...

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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English first
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Nice cool place, great coffee. Layout of the premises is nice. Just wished they closed later. It is impossible to have a good late coffee in Byron Bay...

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Bay Leaf Cafe was highly recommended by all the locals we spoke to as THE place for breakfast...also helped that it was only a short stroll away from where we were staying :) It certainly didn't disappoint! The staff were super friendly and despite how busy it was, they managed the tables with aplomb...and a friendly smile at all times.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

My wife had been trying to get me to go to Bayleaf for ages and Im so thankful I finally gave in. Normally I'm not a big fan of eating out as you get the same menu everywhere you go which happens to be the same menu you can make at home - poached eggs with avo on toast etc... More 

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3 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

I have been to this cafe a number of times and the boys do a great job of keeping the menu innovative and strongly delivering consistently great coffee and food.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Locals recommended I try breakfast here, and I was thrilled! We got the best table in the place, which was actually across from where the chefs work in their open kitchen, so I felt like I was sitting at the chef's own table watching him preparing meals, learning some tips and tricks as his artstic creations were made in front... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

The coffee is amazing, like I think the best in the town! The menu is cool too, and the tea are all really tasty, and the music is very awsome also! Go for it, go there because it can be just amazing.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

Fantastic & friendly service, delicious food, very good value for $, with great variety. Whether you feel like savoury or sweet. By far the best coffee in town!

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

Scrammbled eggs with avocado, rucolla, feta, chilli and sourdough. Very good, bit spicy... I like the hippie staff :-)

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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

We are from Melbourne and are harsh critics due to our cafe culture....but this cafe deserves recognition. Lovely food (lamb salad was fantastic), great coffee and smoothie (only 1 to choose from but its worth it). The building itself is great with plenty of indoor / outdoor spaces. I highly recommend a visit

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Byron Bay, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

I grew up in Byron Bay and used to go to Bay Leaf all the time. recently my brother visited so we both went to have a quick coffee and something small to eat. We were sat next to each other on the large communal table on the aisle side which was fine but when the two person table directly... More 

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  • Address: Town Centre | Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: 6685 8900

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