Eat Local in Byron Bay xx
On any given day, in all kinds of weather, there is always the perfect place to pop into for a much needed coffee and babyccino or an early dinner with the little ones, right here here in our area of Byron Bay. This week, we share with you some of our favourite local treasures to get your food, coffee, sweet tooth and even margarita fix. From farmers markets to wood fired pizza to live music and cocktails, Byron Bay has entertainment and food sorted for the whole family…
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The cutest new addition to Byron Bay. The little ones will love their Strawberry, Coconut + Rose Smoothies and you’ll appreciate the sweet decor and nourishing food. A bit out of town, but worth the find.
Open from morning to 3:30pm at 399 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay
Located in town, this newly renovated gem is loved by locals and visitors alike with the best brekkie salads and simple food for the kids to choose from.
Open from early morning until after lunch at 1 Marvell Street, Byron Bay
This is a unique Byron experience for all. Only held once a month, the markets has all sorts of treasures from near and far, not to mention a number of scrumptious food stalls.
Held on the first Sunday of every month at the Butler Street Reserve, Byron Bay
If you’re looking for something a bit different for the family, Harvest is such a sweet destination worth travelling to. This award winning cafe, deli, bakery and farm in the Byron Bay hinterland is about a 15 minute drive through the scenic semi-rural outskirts of Byron Bay located in the heart of the sleepy but funky town of Newrybar. A little hint- if you go on a Saturday morning, you can enjoy your coffee in the beautifully restored original bakery where they still bake up a storm.
Open 7 days for brekkie and lunch from 8am and on TH-FRI-SAT for dinner at 18-22 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar Village
Hola Amigos!! This is probably the most colourful of restaurants in Byron Bay with an ambiance to match. Daily Happy Hour, kids menu and crayons with colouring in keeps the entire family smiling. The the south-of-the-border menu is delicious and the staff are nice too.
Open for lunch and dinner 7 days a week and located in the heart of town at 2 Johnson Street, Byron Bay
Top Shop -
There’s a fun, easy going vibe at the Top Shop where surf, art and food come together for a relaxed brekkie or lunch stop for the fam. Delicious fresh juices, baked treats, homemade muesli and more are some of the goodness this little cafe has to offer. With room outside for the kids to stretch their legs or chalk board walls to keep them interested, it’s the perfect stop before hitting the beach.
Open from early for breakfast and lunch at 65 Carlyle Street, Byron Bay
The original wood fired pizza and whole foods delicious restaurant located at the heart of Mullumbimby, about a 20 minute drive from Byron Bay. This little gem is definitely a destination worth venturing to, with a family friendly atmosphere, opened early for dinner and fully licensed makes Milk and Honey a top must go-to restaurant duruing your stay in the Byron area. Plus, on your way to “Mullum,” the kiddies will spot beautiful mountain peaks, cows and a very tall wooden pelican totem pole as you enter the town!
Open for dinner Tues-Sat from 5pm at Shop 5/59a Station Street, Mullumbimby
This is the trendiest of trendy Byron Bay has to offer. Open for mouth watering delicious brekkie, lunch and dinner, this fully licensed cafe and bar is a special treat everyone should experience. Although, they say ‘no kids after 5:30pm’, they are very kid friendly earlier in the day and are keen to serve early dinners too.
Open from 6:30am daily and Tues-Sat nights from 4:30pm for dinner at 142 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay
A weekly market full of local delights. From tomatoes to sugar cane juices, samosas to kale, coffee to strawberries and much more, the farmers markets is a one stop shop for food and more. You can shop for groceries here or just take the little ones here to simply enjoy the live buskers music with coffee and muffins from The Muffin Man!
Every Thursday, rain or shine at Butler Street Reserve, Byron Bay
Also known as “The Beachy,” this perfect meeting place is directly across the road from the beach and the park, making it an ideal after-activity spot to chill, get your boogie on, or sit in the sunshine and enjoy a coffee while the kids play in the boat. They have breakfast, lunch and dinner and nightly live music! This iconic pub has something for the whole family to enjoy.
Open daily at Bay Street, Byron Bay