We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

The Petit Snail

Is this your business?
5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 8526
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“creme brûlée” (37 reviews)
“snails” (166 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (23 reviews)
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (436)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very good food classic dishes done perfectly soup entrees mains were all amazing everything was perfect

Thank johnhenreybonham
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I popped in to "Le" Petit Snail a couple of nights ago and enjoyed a lovely meal. Our online booking was quickly confirmed by sms and our table ready when we arrived. We were greeted by a vibrant and enthusiastic, clearly French...More

Thank ashimm02
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came here with my boyfriend for dinner and had a wonderful experience. We ordered snails, French onion soup, boeuf bourguignon and crème brûlée. Service was friendly and warm, the food was delicious. Great authentic French food and atmosphere. Loved it! Get the Chateau Boucarut...More

Thank Emilie N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a pleasure to enjoy à French dinner in a Real French restaurant. The food the wine list , all the choices are excellent. Go their ASAP !

Thank OlivierAustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG...on of the best meals we have ever had. Everything was just perfect...truly FRENCH. Started the night with Kir Royal. For starter we had French onion soup, Escargot and Foie Gras. Main: Steak Tartare (our 13 y old had a good dig into this), Bouillabaisse...More

Thank Imelda65
Reviewed 16 March 2018

From LuLu and her lovely french waitress to escargots and confit de canard washed down with a very acceptable rose this was a little gem which reminded us of many happy holidays in France. Out of the hustle and bustle improves its ambience. Not to...More

Thank SuffolkLawyer
Reviewed 15 March 2018

My g/f had eaten at Le Petit Snail before & not been overly impressed with either food or a la carte prices which were very steep in the past. This was before the new owners took over....they wisely have added set prices where you can...More

Thank katesemken
Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

Good dinner. Beef and Risotto is good. Wine is perfect for pairing and the service is excellent. The restaurant is also in a strategic location where it’s easy to find, among the shops

Thank cindyng21
Reviewed 2 March 2018

Great food, wine, ambience and the lovely owner, Lulu helped make the night! Worth noting that all the Average , Poor and Terrible reviews are prior to the current French owners took over.

Thank Jmt M
Reviewed 27 February 2018

Celebrated a friend's birthday there last weekend. Called the restaurant to ask if they could make a special something and we arrived to birthday treats on the table and they sang and celebrated with candles in the fondant!! Great service, delicious food and wine. Will...More

Thank Margie M
Nearby HotelsSee all 34 hotels in Byron Bay
Atlantic Byron Bay
302 reviews
.21 km away
The Lord Byron
264 reviews
.23 km away
Byron Bay Side Central Motel
141 reviews
.24 km away
Byron Quarter Holiday Apartments
166 reviews
.27 km away
Nearby Restaurants
Manna Haven
192 reviews
.06 km away
Railway Friendly Bar
197 reviews
.14 km away
685 reviews
.15 km away
Nearby Attractions
Byron Visitor Centre
27 reviews
.22 km away
Byron Bay Library
8 reviews
.07 km away
Byron Surrounds
78 reviews
.20 km away
Sundive Byron Bay
466 reviews
.28 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from The Petit Snail staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 14 - USD 37
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
12:00 am - 2:00 pm
5:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 8526
  • E-mail
Traditional French Cuisine. All-French staff. Affordable French and Australian wine list. Fully licensed.A la carte and set menus options . Gift vouchers available.Vegetarian and gluten-free friendly. We hereby certify that ALL testimonies are genuine. Extensive range of French wines and belgian beers. Dinner experience & lunch available !
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing