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Great Northern Hotel

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35-43 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 6454
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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good37%
  • Average13%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible23%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (11 reviews)
“lamb shoulder” (2 reviews)
“chicken” (3 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, International
$$ - $$$
35-43 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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1 - 10 of 133 reviews

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Stopped off for an early dinner in the front bar and was served promptly and the salmon ordered was delicious.

Thank beardy5045
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had the Beer Battered Baramundi with chips and salad and the Crispy Pork Belly with Maple Syrup, pickled Kumera and Polenta. Both were really good! Fish was juicy and the salad not overdozed from sauce, the price was 21 $. The Pork Belly was...More

Thank Belle R
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

This is the unfriendliest place in Byron so far. They don‘t ask you to put a shirt on, they COMMAND you to do so... way too many rules in this place. You have to show your ID even if you order only a juice. Eat...More

Thank Beat31
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Reviewed 11 April 2018 via mobile

Average middle of the week pub, didn’t eat here only had a few drinks. Toilets are gross as hell try to hold off if you can.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 8 April 2018 via mobile

We had excellent kangaroo meat. Attentive staff, next to a good bar. Location is a bit boring, though

Thank Celine H
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

Had a nice meal in there new restaurant, good value food and drinks . Only down side is the toilets are totally gross, like public cracker den toilet ferral.

Thank GClads
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

Nice pub sorry about their choice of security. The bouncer at the door was rude aggressive and very unprofessional. Not the type of person one would need. Would be more likely to creat a situation then defuse it. Obviously has a few problems.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 17 March 2018 via mobile

After being extremely disappointed by the food at the other two main pubs, I decided to give the Northern a chance on my last night. I'm glad I did as it was a class above the other pubs. I had the lamb shoulder, which was...More

Thank shiftyjus
Reviewed 17 February 2018

We dropped in for a drink before meeting up with friends elsewhere. It was kinda crowded and real noisy, but it was a Friday night. Drinks were cheap and wet, so that was an easy win there.

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 10 February 2018

Found this place by passing by. Not cheap, but the food and cocktails were great. Friendly staff and nice ambiance in the restaurant area. Very old-style colonial

Thank Ann G
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, International
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 35-43 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 6454
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