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The Owl & Pussycat - CLOSED

85 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales NSW 2481, Australia
(02) 6685 7320
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Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Following a full overhaul at this gorgeous Bar in Byron Bay we are now pleased to invite colleagues, locals, tourists, young & old to enjoy Byron's favourite venue. Live Music nightly from 9pm Mon-Thu plus a groovy DJ system now installed to bring you top class entertainment 7 nights a week. If you've been before, please come again. If you are new in town, check out this top venue for your socialising tonight! Bookings welcome for 4-200 people. Tapas, Mains, Snacks, Platters, Desserts, Coffees, cold Beer & tasty Cocktails. WELCOME!
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Following a full overhaul at this gorgeous Bar in Byron Bay we are now pleased to invite colleagues, locals, tourists, young & old to enjoy Byron's favourite venue. Live Music nightly from 9pm Mon-Thu plus a groovy DJ system now installed to bring you top class entertainment 7 nights a week. If you've been before, please come again. If you are new in town, check out this top venue for your socialising tonight! Bookings welcome for 4-200 people. Tapas, Mains, Snacks, Platters, Desserts, Coffees, cold Beer & tasty Cocktails. WELCOME!

30 reviews from our community

63% Recommend
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  • English first
  • French first
  • Any
English first
Newcastle, Australia
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2013

We visited this bar/ restuarant whilst on our last night in Byron and found it to be one of our worst dining experiences ever! We ordered a tasting plate of meats, cheese. bread and antipaso sides to graze on and some cocktails. The food took a very long time to come considering nothing had to be cooked. When it finally... More

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London
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2012

It closed down in October 2012 - the new restaurant is called the Junction. Well priced breakfasts (good pancakes and kids options) and had a great Lamb Burger and fries at lunchtime. Decor is very similar but less of a backpacker atmosphere. Have not been there in the evening yet but they now have put tables on the small terraced... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2012 via mobile

Lovely place, great atmosphere, friendly staff and delicious food. Would recommend for anyone who loves chocolate to try the fondant!

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
Senior Contributor
23 reviews 23 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2012

This was the second time I have been here and I was just as impressed as the first time. Decided to take my mum there to have a 50th Birthday dinner and drinks and we had a blast. The service was excellent - the girl behind the bar that was looking after us really did try to make sure my... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2012

nice place to stop in for a quick coctail or drink- if your considering eating try somewhere else most items on the menu are below average with some just resonable .

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Newcastle, Australia
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55 reviews 55 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2012

2nd time ihhave eaten here and the last time was not the best Cocktails where ordinary along with the food

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byron bay
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28 reviews 28 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2012

One of our favourite places to go for tapas and pre dinner drinks, the atmosphere is very laid back and it is just a great place to go and relax .

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Bright, Australia
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

I really liked this bar. Very chilled out. Good vibes and great atmosphere. It was much better than some of the other pubs/bars in Byron bay.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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67 reviews 67 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

The Owl and the Pusycat is a great bar in Byron, they have big windows all around so you can shelter from the sun but still be outside, they do lots of food but we went for tapas and wine one evening. I mostly wanted to go here because of the neon signs. My favourite bites were the herb and... More

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2012

Love this place for dinner, its good for big groups too. Its cosy and we all love the cocktails..... the staff are always there with a smile. Would surely check it out if I were you.

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monique p, Owner at The Owl & Pussycat, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at the OPC. We are very comfortable with the fresh music and the tasty food. The venue is a gift and we are committed to creating an intimate good time for grown ups in Byron Bay! Please come again - thanks! MONI More

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