Where to shop and eat in one of our favourite hang-outs
Byron Bay Services Club
When it comes to a relaxed, family-friendly venue with great food, you’re spoilt for choice. There are two popular dining venues – Cafe on Jonson and Bistro on Jonson - that feature everything from ricotta ravioli and beer batter fish to pizza and a kids’ menu. The club also offers entertainment from raffles and Friday night bingo to live music, sports on the big screen, and popular shows. Members get instant discounts, so why not join?
P:: 6685 6878 | byronbayservicesclub.com.au Asia Joe’s
4 Bay Ln. P:: 6680 8787 | asiajoes.com
2 Marvell St. P:: 6685 8900
A popular hipster hang-out, especially because it’s so communal and look-at-me.
Bombay to Byron
96/90 Jonson St. P:: 6680 8355 | bombaytobyron.com.au
7 Jonson St. P:: 6685 7810 | byronfresh.com
5b/21-25 Fletcher St | wearecombi.com.au
Full of young, gorgeous things, many of them dining on vegan delicacies. Matcha lattes and express green coconut.
3/4 Bay Ln. P:: 6680 8202 | thecyprustree.com.au
1/21-25 Fletcher St. P:: 6685 5141
Duk Chinese Eating House
9 Bay Ln. P:: 6680 9606 | dukbyronbay.com
Earth ‘n’ Sea Amazing Pizza & Pasta
1/4 Byron St. P:: 6685 6029 | pizzabyronbay.com.au
Feros Arcade, 10/23 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6845 | elixiba.com
Vegans are well catered for at this dedicated eatery.
1 Jonson St. P:: 6680 7632 | restaurantbyronbay.com.au
90/96 Jonson St
Grocery, dumpling house and takeaway, tea house and gift stores:
Red Ginger grew out of a love of Asian food and culture into rich Asian emporiums of delights for all your senses.
You’ll find a full range of Asian groceries if you are an enthusiastic home cook. There are also tea cups and tea pots, decorative homewares and furniture, books, ornaments and much more, all of which echo The Orient.
Buy some of the finest teas from China,
Japan, Taiwan, India and Australia and, while you’re there, don’t forget to sample the dumplings — steamed and ready to eat in the store.
2/111 Jonson St. P:: 6680 9779 redginger.com.au Fundies Whole Foods Café
61 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6429 | fundies.com.au
Still one of the best healthy eats in town. But, if you’re so inclined, you can get a pie too. Make sure to pick up your coconut yoghurt or gluten-free goodies at the shop next door.
Graze at Elements
144 Bayshore Dr. P:: 6639 1550 | elementsofbyron.com.au
Club Byron, 18-20 Marvell St. P:: 6685 6202 | thegreenbistrobyronbay.com.au
Guzman y Gomez
52 Jonson St. P:: 8257 0994 | guzmanygomez.com
4/4 Bay Ln. P:: 6680 9186 | ilbucobyronbay.com
2/25-27 Lawson St. P:: 6685 5124
Jonsons Restaurant Bar
111 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6754
7/23 Jonson St. P:: 6680 9044 | kinoko.com.au
Leaf & Grain
6/87 Jonson St. | leafandgrain.com.au
The Northern Hotel
35 - 43 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6454 | thenorthern.com.au For music that rocks, check out The Northern.
97 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6926 | mannahaven.com.au
2 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6828 | missmargarita.com.au
We love this trendy pit-stop for cocktails and eats that makes stress melt away. Enjoy an $11 Classic Margarita or Mojito during happy hour from 5-6pm.
1/2 Fletcher St. P:: 6680 8808
Sublime food in a beautifully decorated Asian environment. Fresh herbs and authentic sauces elevate the dining experience.
15/90-96 Jonson St. P:: 6685 7103 | osushi.com.au
223 Broken Head Rd, Suffolk Park. P:: 6685 3222 | parkhotelmotel.com
Railway Friendly Bar
86 Johnson St. P:: 6685 7662 | therailsbyronbay.com Go on Friday night and you’re sure to make friends at this well-known hangout.
Red Hot & Green
6/17 Lawson St. P:: 6685 5363
The Restaurant at Byron at Byron Resort
P:: 6639 2111 | thebyronatbyron.com.au
For classy cocktails and food, in an elegant setting, you really can’t go past this favourite. Hosts Lyn and John Parche are part of the Byron community.
Ryce Byron Bay
9/4 Jonson St. P:: 6680 9183 | ryce.com.au
22 Fletcher St. P:: 6680 7426 | stelmodining.com
32 Jonson St. P:: 6685 8493
Success Thai Food
3/109 Jonson St. P:: 6680 7798
Targa Café Restaurant & Bar
11 Marvell St. P:: 6680 9960 | targabyronbay.com
Taste of Melaka
8 Fletcher St. P:: 0478 082 229
The Balcony Bar & Oyster Co
Cnr Jonson St & Lawson Lane. P:: 6680 9666 | balcony.com.au Oooh! Look at that! That’s right, it’s called The Balcony because the hot spot is on a terrace that overlooks much of Byron’s interesting comings and goings. Jostle for a table.
The Beet Byron Bay
90/96 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6520 | thebeet.com.au
Another first class eatery that caters to Byron’s latest trend going vegan.
The Byron General Store
26 Bangalow Rd.
The Cardamom Pod
8/7 Lawson St. P:: 0412 491 521 | cardamompod.com.au
The Mez Club
The Mez Club was inspired by Moroccan architecture and the Greek Islands and is renowned for it’s beautiful styling and feel-good vibe.
It has been designed to offer locals and tourists alike a beautiful and feel-good meeting place which has a flexible menu that works for both grazing and dining.
The upstairs space, known as The Souk, caters for parties and group events.
4/85-87 Jonson St. P:: 6685 5748 mezclub.com.au The Hideout Byron Bay
6/13 Lawson St. P:: 6680 9300
The Italian Byron Bay
2 Bay St. P:: 6680 7055 | italianatthepacific.com.au
This stylish eatery is ideal for a Big Night Out. We love the Penne All-amatriciana - rich tomato sauce, peppered pancetta, confit onions, herbs and parmesan.
The Petite Snail
5/103 Jonson St. P:: 6685 8526 | thepetitsnail.com.au
The Sun Bistro
61 Bayshore Dr. P:: 6685 6500 | thesunbistro.com For honest, affordable bistro food, teamed with some great wine by the glass, head here.
30 Lawson St. P:: 6680 8818 | basilo.co
Treehouse on Belongil
25 Childe St. P:: 6680 9452 | treehouseonbelongil.com A favourite not just for breakfast but for weekend chilling.
4 Lawson St. P:: 6685 6810 | twistedsista.com.au
30 Fletcher St. P:: 6680 7841
3/14 Bay St. P:: 6685 5194 | cafebagusbyronbay.com
2/6 Lawson Street. P:: 6685 6322 | afends.com
1/3 Marvell St. P:: 6680 7764 | ahoytrader.com
9/7 Lawson St. P:: 0415 802 004 | annukka.com.au
1/19 Lawson St. P:: 6685 7635 | arnhem.co
Bell and Ford
3/111 Jonson St. P:: 6685 7095 | bellandford.com.au
Shop 1/30 Fletcher St. P:: 6685 7376 | citizennomade.com
40 Jonson St. P:: 6680 9869 | driftlab.com.au
Hammer and Hand
1/4 Ti-tree Pl. P:: 0409 960 614 | hammerandhand.com.au
Hendrix and Harlow
12 Centennial Circuit. P:: 6687 1794 | hendrixandharlow.com.au
5 Middleton St. P:: 0410 615 626 | hershed.com.au
Hope and May
2/20 Fletcher St. P:: 6680 9862 | hopeandmay.com
11 Marvell St. P:: 6680 9600
Zest brings contemporary international and Australian designer womenswear to the heart of Byron Bay.
Its diverse range of labels include Verge, Desigual, Black label, Maloka, Twin Set and Curate.
5-7 Byron St. P:: 6685 5508 | byronzestboutique.com
Footwear Focus sells shoes and sandals for everyday wear, hiking boots and outdoor sandals, barefoot running shoes and fitness shoes, work shoes and even sheepskin boots in winter.
Some of the brands they stock are Ecco, Merrell, Frankie 4, Skechers, Fitflop, Anhu, Keen, Teva, Olukai, Crocs, Arcopedico, Archies, Vionic, Sanuk, Emu, Silver Lining and Ipanema. Both Frankie and Vionic are designed by a podiatrist and very popular because they’re not only stylish but comfortable.
With 24 shoe brands and knowledgeable staff to help find you the perfect shoe or sandal you’re sure to find something you love.
2a/6 Jonson St. P:: 6685 6713 Liberated Heart
5/71 Centennial Circuit. P:: 6685 5984 | liberatedheart.com
Liberty Trading Co
2/1 Marvell St. P:: 6685 5756 | libertytradingco.com.au
2/30 Fletcher St. P:: 6680 9792 | nikaustore.com
15-19 Fletcher St. P:: 6680 7642
3/18 Jonson St. P:: 0401 449 259 | paperaeroplanekids.com
Shop 1, 1 Marvel Street. P:: 6685 8258 | rowiethelabel.com
Shop 6/8 Fletcher St. P:: 0481 273 828 | seabonesbyronbay.com
7/11 Marvell St. P:: 6685 5797 | tinypeople.com.au Designer wear for the label-conscious child.