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Railway Friendly Bar

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Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 7662
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good48%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Stopped by for a drink and stayed for lunch. Food is super fresh and gluten free options. The pork belly burger was outstanding - even had crackling.

Thank Charliez78
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great place to chill out, drink stone and wood and catch up with friends. The music is great and the atmosphere is awesome. A great find in Byron Bay.

Thank Berry0095
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome bar, fantastic vibe, live music every night, good selection of beers, food is great and well priced! Outdoor area is beautiful at all times of the day and night. Feels like a proper pub, unlike some of the other places around Byron these days...More

Thank Dylan A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was schoolies week when I visited so to avoid the hoards of teenage partiers I took refuge in this place 3 nights during my stay. The staff were awesome, the food was amazing and massive portions and to top it all off they had...More

Thank Sophia B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Appears to be the same place as the rails. Great food, we had 3 different pasta dishes and there was no complaints with any. Cash only policy. ATM available. Basic with picnic bench seating. A few benches inside. Good music but you need to like...More

Thank Geoff M
Reviewed 18 January 2018

We go to 'The Rails' every year during our annual holiday at Byron. It is always good for a well priced pub style meal and great live music. There is good parking which is handy when we are there during the busy time of year....More

Thank Amy F
Reviewed 13 December 2017

We had a few beers and a snack off the menu which was egg rolls and shared and there was plenty for the two of us and we're glad we didn't order two things. Prices aren't too bad for this area. The music was load...More

Thank Buttercup5687
Reviewed 11 December 2017

I wandered into this place after seeing the sights in the area. The particular night I was there, they were having a benefit and three bands performed. The music was outstanding and others I talked to said that is generally the case. Nice beer selection...More

Thank ttm85
Reviewed 6 December 2017

this icon is a must to visit when visiting Byron - great music every night, friendly locals and a good choice of food. it is situated in an old railway station building right on the old train station - easy parking

Thank tallowbeach
Reviewed 5 December 2017

Personally sorry that the old railway is no longer operational. However, in its place has emerged a great community asset. Very welcoming, with a large car park and a good view of bus arrivals for greyhound and local services from outside seating. Good music at...More

Thank RogerPaling
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Bar Scene, Local cuisine
Open Hours
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
12:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 7662
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