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The Petit Snail

5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 8526
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Ranked #7 of 134 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $22 - $52
Cuisines: French, Seafood, Fondue
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Good for: Families with children
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: Traditional French Cuisine. All-French staff. Affordable French and Australian wine list. Fully licensed. Gift vouchers available.Vegetarian and gluten-free friendly. We hereby certify that ALL testimonies are genuine, unlike some of our competitors, who need to improve their rating, we have not bought testimonies from any dubious websites..
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Perth, Australia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Excellent cheffing and service, friendly staff and good dish selections and desserts, worth a go, try the three courses.

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Byron Bay
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

A french restaurant tucked away just off centre of Byron. French food made by French peeps, and very sweet friendly French peeps. You will enjoy your experience.

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4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2014

French cuisine to rave about. The snails were plentiful the bouillabaisse was exquisite, steak- perfection. Will definitely return.

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5 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I love French food, so it was in anticipation that we booked at this restaurant. Frankly, we were disappointed. Shabby chic would be a compliment to the decor, but I guess that's been the approach of many French restaurants in Oz. Staff were welcoming, but a little overdone; "I'm from Paris", the pleasant Madame told us, after... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Ok so this place seems to be raved about. I agree the food is good. The staff attentive. However I just found the whole experience disappointing. For a good French eatery the wine list lacked depth and the tables a little tired.

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Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014

This was a fantastic night for us to share a special 30th Birthday meal for 2. Great food, excellent service by the owners and the Chef! They all made a real effort and the entire eve was truly one of the best dining experiences I have had. The food was very french, snails and fillet steak with fresh sea food.... More

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Artarmon
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45 reviews 45 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

The Petit Snail is adorable; a true French gem run by a charming French couple who employ French staff and who clearly place a big emphasis on wonderful food and wonderful service. It was a delight - the snails, the pork neck, the side dishes that come with the mains at no extra charge, the great bread and a good... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014 via mobile

We had my 30th birthday dinner at The Petite Snail. We all loved our meals. The service is unbeatable. We were very honoured that Chef Igor came out to talk to us and to see if the children were happy with their meals.This is my favourite restuarant in the whole world! Thank you Chauby, Igor and team for a wonderful... More

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Byron Bay, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Cosy, atmospheric, good value French country food. Fantastic service. Reasonable wine but don't expect fine dining.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

Maybe it was the menu choice but none of my friends and I felt we left Le Petit Snail having had a "French" experience. Disappointing menu and high prices didn't help. And totally understand the reviews I read that were dissatisfied with their experience. Lovely people running the place but really couldn't care about a return visit! Sorry that I... More

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Additional Information about The Petit Snail

Address: 5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6685 8526
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
Average Prices: USD 22 - 52
Cuisine: French, Seafood, Fondue

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