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The Balcony Bar & Restaurant

Cnr Jonson and Lawson streets | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 9666
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Ranked #70 of 139 Restaurants in Byron Bay
Price range: $12 - $38
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Romance, Large groups, Local cuisine
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night, Dessert
Description: Must do while in Byron Bay The essence of Byron Lifestyle and the eclectic nature of the region, housed in the last historic early 1900's building in the Bay. Simply beautiful Great wine list, cold beers on tap and arguably the best Cocktails anywhere. Tapas available till late every night.
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Belfast Northern Ireland
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129 reviews 129 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014 NEW

Didnt eat here so cant review the food. Was in for cocktails on a busy sunday evening and was diffciult to get a table. Its a laidback feel to the bar - good people watching from the balcony down to the busy street below. Service was slow. Good variety of cocktails - had the chili cococnut cocktail served in the... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

The place is grubby, tables sticky & service is soooo slow. Food ok. We had breakfast. Go for a beer and a view up and down the street, don't go for something quick to eat or worried about hygiene.

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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

The waiter - was pathetic and slap hazard - saw many patrons frown at his very below standard effort. Don't believe for one minute that the chef who made the tapas was the same chef who cooked our mains - tapas (sardines were watery - tasted like they had come from a tin) tomato pesto was chopped up tomatoes -... More

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Yorkshire
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

Visited here on a Sunday lunchtime for drinks and 'lite bites'. Managed to get a table on the balcony overlooking the roundabout; what a great place for people-watching! Food was excellent, beers were cold and we had superb service 'with a smile'. Dinner menu looked good but, unfortunately, we didn't have a chance to try it. Will definitely return when/if... More

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Pittsworth, Australia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

Had a lovely dinner with my wife very relaxing atmosphere and delicious meals. Excellent view of the street from the balcony and ideal location for arvo drinks.

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Sutz
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24 reviews 24 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

We spent a lovely evening at the balcony bar & Restaurant you must try the Paella with a glass of wine or a beer.Friendly staff and a nice view from the terrace upstairs!

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Ireland
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74 reviews 74 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Went for coffee mid afternoon and shared a chocolate fondant. Service not great but would not have an issue with it. Place was quiet when we were there but it looks like a good place to "hang out" if you were staying o/night

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Melbourne
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16 reviews 16 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014 via mobile

It is refreshing to discover a business that can deliver excellent cocktails and offer a wonderful bistro menu to match. Admittedly the service is slow but this a holiday locale and should not be judged by service as all should enjoy the holiday beach atmosphere on offer. Great position with cool music and attentive service. Highly recommend for the daily... More

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Santorini
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

This place is very popular, with indoor and balcony dinning over looking street life below. Good food and atmosphere . I have never encountered rude staff and go there often being local. Sofas and cocktails have fun!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My girlfriends and I came here and scored a balcony seat. This place is super cute. If you get a seat out on the balcony it's great for afternoon drinks. Great vibe and pretty amazing cocktails!

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Address: Cnr Jonson and Lawson streets | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6680 9666
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
Average Prices: USD 12 - 38
Cuisine: Australian

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