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The Owl & Pussycat - CLOSED

85 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales NSW 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 7320
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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good13%
  • Average13%
  • Poor13%
  • Terrible10%
24 Jan 2013
“Poor service & food, average cocktails”
3 Nov 2012
“This restaurant closed in October 2012.”
Restaurant Hours Closed
Mediterranean, Spanish, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
85 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales NSW 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 25 January 2013

We visited this bar/ restuarant whilst on our last night in Byron and found it to be one of our worst dining experiences ever! We ordered a tasting plate of meats, cheese. bread and antipaso sides to graze on and some cocktails. The food took...More

Thank Laura D
Reviewed 4 November 2012

It closed down in October 2012 - the new restaurant is called the Junction. Well priced breakfasts (good pancakes and kids options) and had a great Lamb Burger and fries at lunchtime. Decor is very similar but less of a backpacker atmosphere. Have not been...More

Thank UnitedGirlLondon
Reviewed 12 September 2012 via mobile

Lovely place, great atmosphere, friendly staff and delicious food. Would recommend for anyone who loves chocolate to try the fondant!

Thank Darlolad1410
Reviewed 28 August 2012

This was the second time I have been here and I was just as impressed as the first time. Decided to take my mum there to have a 50th Birthday dinner and drinks and we had a blast. The service was excellent - the girl...More

Thank PamelaF86
Reviewed 25 August 2012

nice place to stop in for a quick coctail or drink- if your considering eating try somewhere else most items on the menu are below average with some just resonable .

Thank byronmagic
Reviewed 6 July 2012

2nd time ihhave eaten here and the last time was not the best Cocktails where ordinary along with the food

Thank beakyfish
Reviewed 19 June 2012

One of our favourite places to go for tapas and pre dinner drinks, the atmosphere is very laid back and it is just a great place to go and relax .

Thank Marc W
Reviewed 19 June 2012

I really liked this bar. Very chilled out. Good vibes and great atmosphere. It was much better than some of the other pubs/bars in Byron bay.

Thank isobelle f
Reviewed 7 June 2012

The Owl and the Pusycat is a great bar in Byron, they have big windows all around so you can shelter from the sun but still be outside, they do lots of food but we went for tapas and wine one evening. I mostly wanted...More

2  Thank SupaSal
Reviewed 21 May 2012

Love this place for dinner, its good for big groups too. Its cosy and we all love the cocktails..... the staff are always there with a smile. Would surely check it out if I were you.More

Thank R J
monique p, Owner at The Owl & Pussycat, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2012

Thank you for taking the time to let us know about your experience at the OPC. We are very comfortable with the fresh music and the tasty food. The venue is a gift and we are committed to creating an intimate good time for grown...More

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Restaurant Details

Open Hours
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
4:00 pm - 12:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 85 Jonson Street, Byron Bay, New South Wales NSW 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 7320
Following a full overhaul at this gorgeous Bar in Byron Bay we are now pleased to invite colleagues, locals, tourists, young & old to enjoy Byron's favourite venue. Live Music nightly from 9pm Mon-Thu plus a groovy DJ system now installed to bring you top class entertainment 7 nights a week. If you've been before, please come again. If you are new in town, check out this top venue for your socialising tonight! Bookings welcome for 4-200 people. Tapas, Mains, Snacks, Platters, Desserts, Coffees, cold Beer & tasty Cocktails. WELCOME!
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