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Seafood, Australian
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1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 7:30 am - 9:30 pm
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Main Beach, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good place for fish and seafood always consistent lovely view of the beach seafood linguine was beautiful been here several times and it's always really good. service was good but no BYO any more that was a bit of a disappointment

Thank lynda m
Sydney, Australia
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35 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Special Occassions at these prices but worth a visit. Bit noisy but helpful and knowledgeable staff. Go with special friends

Thank Hubieone
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Group booking of 8 for breakfast. Can't fault the view as we had a table on verandah and could see ocean and had added benefit of watching whales play offshore. Service was good and staff friendly. As per most local restaurants staff are mainly back packers so a mixture of accents. Coffee was exceptionally good and there were no complaints... More 

Thank Michael L
Weymouth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Grab one of their outside tables, order from their varied menu and settle back to watch the whole world of Byron Bay go by. We chose their renowned fish pies for our lunch after earlier walking up to the lighthouse from the beach far below (gives you a good appetite!). The magnificent pies took a while to arrive (and our... More 

Thank PeterMac29
Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Came here for lunch with family of four. Kids fish and chips were good value and fed two small kids quite easily. The mixed grill was also a pretty big serve and good value. Had a steak burger too but the fish is definitely the better option here.

Thank nicole t
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had an unplanned girls lunch, ordered way too much as everything sounded amazing .......and it was. Will be back to try more. Lovely outlook, saw whales breaching and staff where extremely helpful ..

Thank Amanda C
Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Glad we stopped by this place - not much to look at from the outside but I find that sometimes these places have the very best food. We were seated quickly at a table right next to patio wall so we could people watch and just relax - nice wine/beer list and I had the seafood fettucini and my husband... More 

Thank Barb S
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great takeaway lunch from fishheads. Our young boys loved the crumbed Hoiki and the chips were great. Definitely recommend taking the food across to the Beach Park opposite for a picturesque picnic. Well done fish heads!

Thank James D
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good fish and chips, had slight hiccup with order. Check your order before you leave the shop to ensure it is correct.

Thank Lee-Anne M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food. Mixed seafood grill more like a mini platter and linguine filled with with generous portions of mussels, prawns, calamari and fish. Once we added wine and dessert it was a bit pricey but worth it.

Thank Natalie S

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $31
Seafood, Australian
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Special occasions, Large groups, Families with children, Scenic view, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
7:30 am - 9:30 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: 61266807632
Fishheads Restaurant & Takeaway is located on Main Beach just 20 metres from the Pacific Ocean over looking the mountains and our famous Cape Byron Light House. The restaurant, housed in the original Bathers Pavilion built in 1951, was refurbished most recently in 2003 and with the addition of the outdoor beachfront deck, is now one of Byron's best dining experiences. With a strong focus on fresh seafood and a commitment to sourcing local produce, its an obvious choice for both locals and tourist in the historic coastal town. Come in and let the Fishheads team treat you to an incredible experience by one of the worlds most iconic beaches.

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