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jonson st, main beach, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61(0)2 66807632
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7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Good for:
Families with children
Large groups
Local cuisine

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Visitor rating
  • 108
    Excellent
  • 109
    Very good
  • 51
    Average
  • 36
    Poor
  • 26
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Lovely meal

My daughter and I enjoyed a delicious meal here . The service was friendly and efficient. Maria from Sweden was our waitress and she was charming and her English impeccable. The food was tats and wholesome and the wine not overpriced by Australian standards . Highly recommended!!

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
margaretdoug
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Strathaven, United Kingdom
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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330 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Strathaven, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I enjoyed a delicious meal here . The service was friendly and efficient. Maria from Sweden was our waitress and she was charming and her English impeccable. The food was tats and wholesome and the wine not overpriced by Australian standards . Highly recommended!!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

snapper, chips and salad.....deliciously cooked with crunch batter, moist fish and well cooked chips. Wonderful friendly service by all staff encountered.

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Switzerland
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

We enjoyed the take-away fish and chips, burgers etc almost every day of our holiday, after a refreshing swim in the public swimming pool, also operated by Fishheads. The food is very fresh and good value for Byron. We also ate in the restaurant once and although it's also good, we preferred the value and casualness of eating by the... More 

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sydney
Top Contributor
120 reviews 120 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Perhaps we were expecting too much but we left a little disappointed. The service was good and it is not too expensive but we found the food a little over cooked and bland. Tried the special lobster risotto and it sadly was not up to scratch. Maybe we were there on a bad night but we won't return.

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
87 reviews 87 reviews
60 restaurant reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

this has to be the best location in Byron for a restaurant. The food and service are ok but for the location should be much better as its a shame not to do it right in this sort of location Food average and service good, location the best so it's worth a visit

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Caloundra
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

My husband and I had lunch at this restaurant and it was brilliant. He had the pork belly which he declared the best ever and I had the Portuguese seafood which was delicious. Beautiful outlook, great food and excellent service no complaints from us!

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Friendly staff. My husband is very fussy but they were able to accommodate. Nothing was too hard. Highly recommended

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Tweed Heads, New South Wales, Australia
Senior Reviewer
8 reviews 8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

Well as we had been there before,but a couple of years ago and we were looking for somewhere to have lunch we decided to give Fish heads a try again.Okay place was quite empty and when sat down other people coming in were sitting down,looking at the menu standing up and leaving.Will one of the waitresses finally came over to... More 

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Larne, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
478 reviews 478 reviews
185 restaurant reviews
198 helpful votes 198 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was recommended by the hotel, but I almost avoided it due to the mixed reviews on Tripadvisor. In fact it was one of the very best meals on our Road Trip of Australia. Service was quick and efficient by Maria, our Swedish waitress, and all the courses were top notch. The calamari was soft and delicious, the seafood spaghetti... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

We booked for a dual birthday in October 2014. There was a fresh breeze that is common for Byron Bay but it was driving under the poor deck cover that was loose and ill fitting. The service was Ok but the food was below average. Prices were over the top for the quality. our mussels were tough, small and swimming... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: jonson st, main beach, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61(0)2 66807632

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Australian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Monday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Tuesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Wednesday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Thursday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Friday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Saturday
7:30 am - 9:30 pm

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