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WhyNot? - CLOSED

18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7994
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Price range: $7 - $26
Cuisines: Australian, Organic
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night

106 reviews from our community

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Date | Rating
  • English first
  • German first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2014 via mobile

There was a table free when our group of 8 arrived and the waiter said we would be seated. 25 minutes later we asked if we could seat ourselves as no movement at the station and our table hadn't been cleaned and we hadn't been talked too again. Someone dropped off some water glasses and water...less two glasses and not... More 

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Paris, France
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2013

I had a wonderful salad, the restaurant is nice and the waitress too; a good atmosphere with original recipes and somes classics as well. I definitely recommend it!!

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Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013 via mobile

I like the atmosphere and the croissants. You can enjoy a morning coffee or an afternoon snack while you surf the net. I like its location right at the heart of Byron a few blocks from Maine Beach. This place holds a special place in my heart as its the location where I met the love of my life !!... More 

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2013 via mobile

I was recommended by a friend to try the new cafe eatery in Byron bay. Come in with my partner to have breakfast, we had pancakes which was so tasteless and flat, I had the vego breaky and ordered extras and they got that wrong as well, also tasteless. We told the waitress about it and she laugh about it... More 

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sydney
Top Contributor
68 reviews 68 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013

We have always loved this restaurant and the fresh new feel with the new fit out takes it to a next level. Great service always with a smile!!

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2013

Loved this cafe and the food and coffee was fantastic. Great place to eat if you are a vege as they have a good variety. Staff were really friendly too

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London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
99 reviews 99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

We left our hotel in Byron Bay to continue our drive to Brisbane, wanting to stop on the way for a hearty breakfast. In central BB we came upon Why Not and we were glad we did. The décor is clean, comfortable and contemporary with a separate lounging area with sofas. The staff were friendly and helpful. We both had... More 

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Santa Marta, Colombia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

The coffee was great! The food good-ish. The 'tude out of control. As long as you keep in mind that you are mere customers, and the servers are gods, you'll be fine.

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Sydney
Senior Contributor
43 reviews 43 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2013

When had a brunch there, the make your own type, and the food was excellent. The orange juice fresh, and the service good and they have free wifi. There was an issue with our order which did not go through to the kitchen so we waited quite a while.. but finally once the issue noticed, it came fast and we... More 

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Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2013 via mobile

Half the town was blacked out so headed into Why Not for a late night snack & vino. Menu looked great, but the waiter didn't not offer much help when I asked about portion sizes etc. Wine was lovely, but what's with the $6 - $11 glasses??? Ended up ordering the Grilled holumi slider and salt & pepper squid. The... More 

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Additional Information about WhyNot?

Address: 18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7994
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
Average Prices: USD 7 - 26
Cuisine: Australian, Organic

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