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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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  • 52
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  • 36
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great location and good food

We had lunch here after a recommendation from a shop owner in town. A great location as far as proximity to the Main Bryon Bay beach but unfortunately the view is the car park (with the Heads and Lighthouse in the background). Nice setting despite this with an interesting menu. We settled on the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 16, 2015
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Hobart,Tasmania
Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Large groups
  • Local cuisine
  • Breakfast/Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Reservations
  • Takeout
  • Delivery
  • Late Night
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337 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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English first
Byron Bay, Australia
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015 NEW via mobile

We had a wonderful breakfast at this café. The coffee was great and the food fantastic. There were five of us, all ordered different breakfasts and all were perfect - well cooked, great quality and generous servings. The service and location were spectacular!

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Hobart,Tasmania
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015 NEW

We had lunch here after a recommendation from a shop owner in town. A great location as far as proximity to the Main Bryon Bay beach but unfortunately the view is the car park (with the Heads and Lighthouse in the background). Nice setting despite this with an interesting menu. We settled on the Portuguese Seafood Stew, the Snapper Burger... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 NEW

We had a day trip in March to Byron Bay from Surfers and were able to get a meal at the Fishheads restaurant where we were very lucky as there were plenty of people wanting to get in and get a table. Apart from the really ice cold Aussie beer, the absolutely fantastic local sea food and the view to... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
38 restaurant reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015 NEW

We grabbed take away for the family here today... It's tourist location prices but really quite average quality... The kids meals were tiny. Nice but very small portions. I had the calamari and it was stringy and a very heavy hard crumb.. Gorgeous location to sit by the beach and enjoy though!!!

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Dallas, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Fishheads is a tourist restaurant that has a great sea view. Most of the seating is outside and covered. On the day we were there it received a cooling, comfortable off shore breeze. It's not much to look at and almost seems too rustic. But the fish is very fresh and excellently prepared. The lemon sole that I ordered was... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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40 reviews 40 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

We had breakfast here on a Sunday morning was near the end of breakfast service but they served us , I had the corn fritters and my partner had the big breakfast we totally enjoyed it and liked the view along the beach , will definitely go again

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

I was visiting Byron Bay for a wedding, we at twice at Fishheads, lunch and breakfast and also had 1 takeaway. The food was amazing, and the staff very helpful. I wasn;t a fan of calamari before I tried it here...perfect!

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Strathaven, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

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

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
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29 reviews 29 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

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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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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