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Balcony Bar & Oyster Co

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Certificate of Excellence2018 Winner

Food and ambience

Local cuisine, Contemporary, Bar, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly
Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, View, Groups, Bar Scene

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Sponsored by: Balcony Bar & Oyster Co

Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here

1. Freshly Shucked Oysters
1. Freshly Shucked Oysters
"Oysters were amazing, best I’ve ever had!"
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2. Amazing Cocktails
2. Amazing Cocktails
"the cocktails were amazing"
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3. Best seafood in Byron Bay
3. Best seafood in Byron Bay
"The seafood was awesome. The Ocean Trout Ceviche was a standout!"
Simon H
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Meters back from legendary main beach, Balcony Bar & Oyster Co sits perched high above the hustle and bustle of Byron Bays busy streets. This heritage listed building is reminiscent of a seaside beach house. The signature wrap around deck captures the setting sun and is the perfect place to tuck into some freshly shucked oysters with an icy cold beer or a glass or rose. Executive Chef Sean Connolly has prepared a menu reflecting his signature style of cooking; simple, approachable and where possible on the bone or in the shell, allowing the produce to speak for itself. Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. exudes a neighbourhood spot where you can drop by anytime for a drink with friends and a few oysters
USD 9 - USD 27
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Contemporary, Bar, Australian
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Accepts Credit Cards
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Absolutely lovely, had some cocktails and a snack whilst here after a day on the beach and they didn’t disappoint. Staff were very welcoming and helpful and the cocktails and food was absolutely lovely. Would definitely visit again!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Katie E
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had lunch on the balcony.perfect spot to people watch and enjoy the laid back atmosphere. Ordered oysters, prawn sliders , then more oysters...along with locally brewed Stone and Wood beer We return here often when in Byron. Well worth a visit. If you want a...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank foxoz1
Reviewed yesterday

Great atmosphere, service and menu. New wines taste great and are well-suited to the warm climate. Definitely worth checking this place out!

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank JaL1065
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very busy restaurant. We sat out on the balcony on the bench like seating. Very tight on space. Next time I would request a table seat. Great food and generous portions. We had the ceviche of hiramasa kingfish, chilli crab linguine, and crispy skinned trout...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank alwayshungry75
Reviewed 4 days ago

A very well decorated restaurant located near the beach. The food is a bit pricey, but the quality and service is there (very fresh seafood). The place also has a very nice balcony with a nice view of the town. Would recommend if you happen...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank KYU01186
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice atmosphere and a good selection of cocktails. Probably not the best spot for taking a pram as it’s quite small.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank em_davis24
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had the best experience at the balcony! We were in Byron bay for a couple nights and a friend recommended we try balcony. My boyfriend and I went for a drink and a snack and were both extremely happy with the service and food....More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank chelsfen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The food was actually amazing, really fresh, well presented and a generous serve. The restaurant is clean and has a great vibe. The service however was a very mixed bag. We arrived around 2pm and they kept the kitchen open a few minutes longer so...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank W3255DDkeithh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had a nice coffee stop here this morning and loved it. We sat out on the balcony overlooking the Main Street of Byron which was a great people watching venue. The coffee was excellent and the service spot on. I will be back to try...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Argy39
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Food was fresh and light. We have the beef ragu and the crab linguine delicious! The balcony table we sat at wraps around giving you some much needed breeze and view of the town. The only downside was that is was very loud and the...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Candace S
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Andras K
27 November 2018|
Response from BalconyByronBay | Property representative |
Thanks Andras, you are absolutely right. We all love Paola too.
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