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Bay Leaf Cafe

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$$ - $$$
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Town Centre | Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
6685 8900
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Mullumbimby, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The scrambled special on sourdough was a taste sensation. Full of greens and amazing flavours which, was light but refreshingly satisfying. The coffee was also very good. Typical Byron service and feel.

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Thank Webtones
Singapore
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24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It's situated in the centre of Byron bay, mins walk from the beach. We drove from Gold Coast and reached the cafe @9am. Cafe was packed to the brim and we were fortunate and didn't wait long

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Thank rainmanSingapore
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I visited here with my boyfriend on Sunday. It was very busy but we only had to wait 10 minutes to get a seat! The staff were so friendly and we were made to feel very welcome. Food was fantastic and so were the iced coffees! Would highly recommend a visit!

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Mill Valley, California
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62 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

For many years this was the best cafe in Byron and in many respects it still is. They always had the best coffee and this year they followed the trend to single origin and have made it even better. The brekkie is excellent, although the menu is reduced by half. The reason I believe for the decrease in choices is... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went there with the boys, and the line was long (the freehand chalk on the side helped). But it just didn't make sense seeing smaller groups overtake us, just for us to be fitted on a small table (five of us, two of us are Power lifters). The food was delicious and fancy, but waiting for an eternity dampened the... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a great expierience my wife and i had today at this wonderful cafe. Great food that is real fresh and healthy, the flavours where incredible. The staff were very friendly showing great customer service, especially from the Canadian girl that works there.

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Sydney
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite the huge number of cafes in Byron there are very few that make good coffee, well prepared fresh and healthy breakfasts and good service..the Bay Leaf does. The staff are attentive, helpful and friendly - despite the manager who has pretty poor communication skills but then you don't have to speak to him so that doesn't matter. I have... More 

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Thank GypsyRob
Auckland, New Zealand
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 79 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love this cafe. We came here last year so it was on the list of places to revisit this year. We were not disappointed! This cafe is just near the center of town, its always busy but they're super efficient so there's little to no waiting for a table. The staff here are so polite and attentive, they were... More 

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Moruya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Every time I visit Byron I come for a good breakfast with good coffee. It always delivers Produce super fresh and really well presented. Super friendly staff Worth a visit !

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful clean food with plenty of vegetarian options! Quick friendly service. Highly recommend it. Can't wait to go back!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Town Centre | Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: 6685 8900

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?