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The Green Bistro

$$ - $$$, ,
18-20 Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 415 303 149
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  • Excellent80%
  • Very good14%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“calamari” (56 reviews)
“tacos” (24 reviews)
“curry” (17 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
18-20 Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

I got back to Byron Bay last night and was sad to see that the green bistro has now closed. I went in to ask at the bar and was told that the owner is now running a seafood restaurant in Brunswick Heads called Trawlers....More

4  Thank geroge4982
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Went to the green bistro while on holiday in Byron. I found it to be nothing spectacular visually considering the location, but the food was very nice. My wife and i both had a burger and chips. They were tasty and well portioned the chips...More

Thank quilton13
Reviewed 2 April 2018 via mobile

There isn’t much atmosphere here as it’s in a bowling clubhouse but the food is reasonably priced and fresh and tasty. We will go back.

Thank traveller77722
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Went into Byron a few weeks ago with some friends and decided to give The Green Bistro a go! Had the Grans Curry and it was fantastic! Some of the cheapest drinks I've ever had too! It was a good place to have some food...More

Thank sarahmU5142GB
Reviewed 27 March 2018

Absolutely stellar joint. The Green Bistro has one of the remarkable qualities you rarely find in restaurants nowadays. When I was a young lad, I used to relish in fine dining in Sydney. I would come home from school, excited to delight my palette with...More

2  Thank Tom T
Reviewed 27 March 2018

I had a great experience and The Green Bistro. I was immediately welcomed by all the friendly staff and given the daily specials....try the daily risotto. The food was delicious, reasonably priced and portions were generous. It is a relaxed and charming environment, I will...More

1  Thank Noelle B
Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

We went to the green bistro after reading the high ratings and reviews it got on TripAdvisor. To say that we were extremely disappointed is an understatement! The food was below average. I have had better food in an rsl that might be rated a...More

1  Thank Mannit B
Reviewed 21 March 2018

We went for dinner and there seemed to be a meeting of the bowling club going on.... people talking over loudspeakers..... we asked the waitress if they were open and she said yes and then just walked away. No welcome at all. We just left...More

Thank alliebdive
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

Visited a couple of years ago just after opening and pleased to see it’s still going strong. I think the menu has been pared back but it is still a fave. This time around we had the tacos for entree and the Gran’s curry...yummo!!! It...More

1  Thank Jerraquaffers
Reviewed 6 February 2018

We made the mistake on our first night in Byron of eating at the Beach Hotel instead of here (we stayed in the cabins attached to the bowls club) boy was that a mistake. After a disappointing meal @ the Beach Club we came back...More

3  Thank Chellz H
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24 June 2018|
Response from Jerraquaffers | Reviewed this property |
Haven’t been up north since March. Give the Bowling Club a call.
7 November 2016|
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Response from Emma K | Reviewed this property |
They had calamari, grilled baramundi, tempura battered flathead and crab cakes!
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 21
Bar, Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18-20 Marvell St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 415 303 149
The Green Bistro, fresh local cuisine overlooking the iconic Byron Bay bowling green in the heart of town. Popular with tourists, families and members.
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