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Orient Express Eatery

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U 1 2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 8808
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Tue 17:30 - 21:30
Thu - Sat 17:30 - 21:30
Fri - Sun 11:30 - 15:00
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Brisbane, Australia
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We use to frequent this restaurant every time we visited Byron Bay and we have eben left a 5 star review in the past, but sadly after this experience we won't be coming back here. We waited over 2 hours for our meals, the wait staff were lovely and cheerful and kept telling us our meals were on the way... More 

Thank LillyPilly888
Ulverstone, Australia
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited last year when we visited Byron Bay and the experience was great so we visited again this year. Again the food was tasty and with big servings. A good selection for all dietary requirements and the staff were helpful and friendly. I had pork belly one night and it was nice we visited the next night and I had... More 

1 Thank MrRabbit P
Sydney, Australia
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11 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stumbled across this place when looking for somewhere to eat with a small baby. The staff immediately found us a quiet table and seated us. From that point it just got better, an extremely varied menu featuring dishes from all over Asia, good cocktails and wine, really friendly, informative service all backed up with very tasty and delicious food.... More 

1 Thank hleight73
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202 reviews
125 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Our Accommodation mentioned this to us as a place to try, they were not wrong. Great service, which started by the staff mentioning the size of each dish is very generous. Not wrong there. We saw other dishes coming out, so decided on 3 entrees. Dumpling specials.. duck pancakes and sang choi bau... fantastic . Definitely book here as very... More 

2 Thank Rowleygood
Sydney, Australia
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016

3 of us went here on our recent trip to Byron Bay. For each dish we were impressed by the quantity and the presentation. But unfortunately the food itself was disappointing. It was bland, tasteless and totally unmemorable. The one dish we all liked was the Rendang. The one dish we had to send back - most amazingly - was... More 

Thank TMAC63
Byron Bay, Australia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 October 2016

we eat Yum Char here every Friday... Chef Tippi Heng never lets us down....Blizzard Cold Tiger beers and chefs hand made dumplings are to die for... great value for money too. Dinner is an even more a special treat for us as locals we can keep away from this place -

1 Thank Paul W
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42 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

Being a local I have been many many times to this restaurant. It had always been so good, but last time I went there it was terrible. I will go back and try it again sometime but am so disappointed when a really great place suddenly for some reason goes downhill. I really hope this was just a bad day... More 

Thank Irina T
Brisbane, Australia
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140 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

This restaurant was recommended to us by our hosts at Revelwood Retreat and did not disappoint. Very busy night but we were seated on arrival at our booked table in the outside area. Service was very efficient although the food took a while to arrive (because it was so busy). No problem as we were given a complimentary salad to... More 

1 Thank wayneNkris
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40 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Had duck pancakes for entree, scallops and pork, and red curry snapper. Very tasty food, huge servings and friendly service. Best Asian food I have had for awhile.

1 Thank Westyone2
Brisbane Region, Australia
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33 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

We experienced the orient express last night, the food was sublime, the service was friendly but so alike to faulty towers...we enjoyed the very large servings and the depth of flavours. The crusted squid, dumplings and duck pancakes were perfectly executed. For mains the highlight was the red snapper curry , delicious and so moorish. The singapore noodles were great,... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 20 - USD 31
Chinese, Asian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Takeout
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
17:30 - 21:00
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
17:30 - 21:30
11:30 - 15:00
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 Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 8808
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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