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“Farmers market dinner was fabulous”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of WhyNot? - CLOSED

WhyNot?
Price range: $7 - $23
Cuisines: Australian
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Restaurant details
Good for: Local cuisine, Business meetings
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Highchairs Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff
Bondi, Australia
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67 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Farmers market dinner was fabulous”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

We enjoyed the 6 courses $65 farmers market dinner with wonderful portions of locally sourced produce. The service was a little slow, with quite a wait between some courses but the wine list kept us amused. A relaxed atmosphere, when we arrived a family was playing connect four at the table beside us. Great selection of cocktails and local beers too.

Visited September 2012
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Thank J_in_Sydney
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  • English first
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English first
Sydney, Australia
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20 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
“Tiny portions”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 27, 2012

Dropped in here for late dinner on a recent holiday in Byron, and were impressed with the food, service and ambience... but portions were tiny! We both had the lamb, and while we are not big eaters, there was only a couple of bites in it! At $30+ for a main, not sure that the organic label justifies 'starvation' portions!

Visited October 2012
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Thank Malcolm D
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Byron Bay, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“a few reasons why not .”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 22, 2012

Where do you start with somewhere that is so disappointing. The portions sizes are ridiculously small and they knew this, that is why they sent our table of 10 out some complementary potatoes (about 6) and some lettuce leaves. The tiny cold, fatty piece of lamb costing $28 was meant to have some form of jus however the jus. would not have filled a teaspoon. The service was offensive, and abrasive. We are locals of Byron Bay and im not surprised no locals go here.

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank afterjustgoodfood
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Ballina, New South Wales, Australia
1 review
“Awesome”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2012

My husband and I went there one evening for dinner. I must say it was THE best rissotto we have ever tasted and the lamb was to die for. A thoroughly enjoyable meal....just wish there was more of it as we would have kept eating all night!

  • Visited October 2012
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Thank Renae B
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Byron Bay
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Not great coffee”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 7, 2012

Sorry to say it, but the coffee was bitter, did not enjoy it. The food is usually below par. Not a local favourite.

Visited October 2012
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Thank DarrenTP
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