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WhyNot? - CLOSED

18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7994
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
Jan 3, 2014
“So slow we left...”
Aug 22, 2013
“Great restaurant!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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11 - 20 of 103 reviews

Reviewed February 20, 2013 via mobile

We just discovered this place in the middle of a rainy day in Byron (so we just slipping into as a strong need hhahha), once there; good and friendly staff, tasty food, great variety and not that expensive. The atmosphere they have created is quite...More

Thank volare88
Reviewed February 17, 2013 via mobile

Being the only customers in there you would think the waiters would jump ha Not at this cafe, she come & took our order then went & chattered to the other 2 staff members for 18 minutes then 1 of the guys started making our...More

Thank Melza1
Reviewed February 9, 2013

I am sitting at this restaurant.. $26 for a main and we both are still hungry. We are not over-eaters but like to feel we have actually not been fed. When we mentioned our disappointment to the waitress she could not care less. This place...More

Thank HermanHesse1
Reviewed February 6, 2013 via mobile

Hallelujah - a menu that offers food for children that isn't fried! My family of 4 ate at Why Not with delight! An early sit-down due to 3yr & 16 month old kids. The service received was excellent! A sweet & very attentive waitress was...More

Thank ArrJones
Reviewed February 5, 2013 via mobile

2 x basic cocktails & 1 x basic beer = $42. Apparently that was during happy hour. Only plus was the service..

Thank Pat H
Reviewed February 2, 2013 via mobile

I think I have drank cappuccinos all over Byron and Bangalow in search of wifi spots. And at WhyNot I found the perfect location to sit down, do my work and enjoy a good meal. I loved the croissant and coffee in the mornings and...More

Thank Byronlove64
Reviewed January 29, 2013

A few of us had been there for lunch the day before and it was really nice so we booked for dinner for the next night. Eight of us went. We had all been doing different things during the day (some of us met for...More

1  Thank jimmym1234
Reviewed January 12, 2013

This place looked promising - good menu, great location and atmosphere. How wrong we were!! We ordered sirloin steaks and were abruptly told by the waitress the only option for them to be cooked was medium rare, as they were too busy to cook them...More

1  Thank Nickers0910
Reviewed January 5, 2013

The food is very disappointing, the portion sizes are ridiculous and the menu does not match up with the meals. Whynot majorly lacks atmosphere and service and served me the most disgusting green tea i have ever tasted! Terrible place to dine when there are...More

Thank Ellienad
Reviewed December 14, 2012

Good value for breakfast if you take the breakfast specials. Good variety of dishes for breakfast if you don't want the specials. The staff were friendly and efficient. There is also free wifi here.

Thank Rory R
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
$7 - $25
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7994
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