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Orient Express Eatery

U 1 2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 8808
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  • Excellent48%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible10%
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“duck pancakes” (12 reviews)
“yum cha menu” (5 reviews)
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Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 1 2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Three of us went for dinner and asked if we could have container to put food in to take with us. The duck pancakes came as 4 halves so that was shared and the two main courses were enormous, plenty of food for 4. The...More

Thank Patricia H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This restaurant is a fusion of asian cuisine and is always so delicious. Great service and fresh, fabulous meals. They start with some complimentary pickled veggies and serve a tray of 4 dipping sauces so everyone is satisfied. Meals are large so order less rather...More

1  Thank dragonflylyn88
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We love the Orient Express and have been enjoying their fresh take on Chinese cuisine for years. Fast friendly service, generous servings and interesting presentation makes for a must do when visiting Byron Bay. Their weekend yum cha is amazing but don’t order too much...More

Thank Simon2972
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were quite disappointed with our experience at orient express, we usually love it there. We ordered the duck pancakes as we always do and they were amazing, like usual. We then asked out waitress what she recommended as we wanted to try something new....More

Thank marleyb8888
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have just spent the last week in Byron Bay on Holidays. We were fortunate enough to have eaten twice at the Orient Express Eatery. The food was probably the best Asian style food we have experienced in along time. The owner chef has his...More

Thank Filmo13
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We go every time we are in Byron. Comfortable, tasty, consistently good food, easy with family or good for a no kids dinner too. The mains are really generous serves designed for sharing.

1  Thank katedelmont
Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

We dined here for dinner and Yum Cha for lunch the next day because we loved the food so much. The place offered a great variety and caters for vegan and gluten free diet, fantastic for Asian food and the staff was fantastic, couldn’t do...More

1  Thank Monte P
Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

This place is a must try. We hadn’t booked so the only 4 seats were on bar stools overlooking the street (which wasn’t too bad except it was a bit dark). It wasn’t long before the waitress kindly offered us a spot inside which we...More

Thank Lisa K
Reviewed 31 August 2018

Despite our best efforts we were unable to contact the restaurant by phone to make a booking. All websites, on line phone book & Facebook pages displayed the same incorrect phone number. We did a drive by to make sure thwy could seat us, parked...More

Thank lizhall0607
Reviewed 29 July 2018 via mobile

Seriously the best Asian fusion food I’ve ever had in my entire life! Enormous portion sizes and incredibly inventive versions of classic Western style Chinese food. Liked it so much we went twice in one week. Wish I were a local!

4  Thank Sionnan_Maree
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 31
Dinner, Brunch, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm
11:30 am - 3:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 8808
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Modern Asian cuisine at its finest. Dinner every night and Yum Cha for lunch on weekends. Great selection of teas and wines, hand picked to complement the food. A necessary experience in Byron Bay.
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