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Cheeky Monkey's

American, Bar, Pub, Australian
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115 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
61 02 6685 5886
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30 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice bar where if you want to dance you have to do it on the tables. Fun place, reasonable prices, great atmosphere.

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Thank Joshua C
Moncton, Canada
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504 reviews
208 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 383 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We first visited the Cheeky Monkey about 11 years ago on our first trip through Australia, it’s a fun backpacker/transient type bar with all sorts of good old-fashioned nonsense for those in the mood for that kind of stuff (loud music, shooters, heavy drinking) which we were totally up for 11 years ago. The place is not for us now... More 

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Thank JGDynamo
Brisbane, Australia
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26 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

It's an ok place for cheap drinks before a night somewhere else. The Set up is confusing and reminded a lot of us of a prison. Dance floor is on steel tables so don't be sitting for too long unless you want your drinks kicked over. Pretty tacky place overall.

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Thank brynnjhart
Phoenix, Arizona
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

Came here with a HUGE group for drinks. They were tough on the guys (they have a dress code.... we are on the beach at a bar for crying out loud. Dress code is a bunch of crap. its just their way of keeping guys out, also, the guys they let in were kinda scummy. Just creepers) i had a... More 

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Thank Wanderer_Of_Lust
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13 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

My friend and I went here sceptical about the other reviews we had read, about the door guys and security being 'too macho' all honesty, they were amazing, lovely and friendly. I have never felt more safe in a nightclub then I did that night. It wasn't over the top crazy where you had to dress to the nines. It... More 

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Thank Jesmika89
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016 via mobile

Was a really friendly atmostphere, $2 coronas which was amazing and the music was very good but not ear splitting and dancing on the tables is a laugh. Oh and lovely staff.

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Thank fred n
Sydney, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2016

Firstly $10 just to walk in the door, really, in Byron Bay? The drinks cost an absolute fortune for starters. I was in the place waiting for my friends to arrive, I had 1 beer ok nothing to worry about and by the time I got about half way through my second with no friends in sight, I was touched... More 

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Captain Cook, Hawaii
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9 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

The perfect place to go out if you're a backpacker looking to grab a cheap meal and have some cheap drinks. The music is top 40 dance nightclub feel and there are your standard get drunk and play with your fellow backpackers and maybe even stumble back to the hostel not alone.

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Thank Nate F
Wellington, New Zealand
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15 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2016 via mobile

Visited this venue as it was opposite my hostel. The meal prices are very low, a steak for $15?! Plus if you stay in the village hostel opposite it's even 50% off. But I have to admit the food (steak) wasn't that good but cheeseburger looked nice. The kitchen is busy so expect to wait a while. Reasonable price for... More 

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Thank Jency83
London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

Perfect for travellers as cheap, decent food and fun music. $70 for food and 18 drinks between two! Brilliant value and hAd a great time xxx

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    2.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3 of 5 stars
Cuisine
American, Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Dinner, Late Night, Drinks
Restaurant features
Seating, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 115 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: 61 02 6685 5886

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