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Aquarius Dining and Cafe

Certificate of Excellence
€€ - €€€
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 7663
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Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

We enjoyed breakfast so much we went back the next day. The service was prompt, coffee was great and there was very much to enjoy with the food - delicious

Thank Cazy707
Byron Bay, Australia
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23 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Stopped for a quick business lunch and was delighted with the Menu - salads were fresh and generously full of local produce Prompt service and fast kitchen Perfect while on a busy schedule

Thank Paul W
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19 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Waited 30 minutes for avocado on sourdough. Toast tasted very bad and Staff were not overly friendly or polite. Was very disappointed as local customer

Thank travelbuggger
Des Moines, Iowa
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74 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016

After a morning spent walking up the coastal trail to the lighthouse and back along the beaches, I was starving and hoping to find a spot quickly. I saw Aquarius, looked at the menu, and went inside thinking I would order one thing, and then saw the most amazing looking muffins. I ended up ordering two for takeaway. One had... More 

Thank Starlight1313
Byron Bay, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

I lived in Byron for eight years (just moved away recently) and saw cafes come and go... I only wish this place, in its current incarnation, had been there while I was. Having enjoyed breakfast twice here, I'll say this: Aquarius is genuinely good. Friendly staff, a creative menu, excellent coffee, comfortable seating and a selection of fresh newspapers are... More 

Thank FishAndTrips
Byron Bay, New South Wales, Australia
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203 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2016

A place the locals love yet it is part of the backpackers at the back. Great food choices for breakfast and lunch - not open for dinner. Service was friendly and attentive. I've been here a few times and always had good food and coffee. It has a pleasant atmosphere. Everyone I've taken here has enjoyed the food and atmosphere.

Thank Karen R
Veenendaal, The Netherlands
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7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Had a great stay at this hostel. It was recommended because of the food they serve at the restaurant. And trust me, great sandwiches en nice coffee!

Thank vanpoppeljoris
Wollongong, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

Went in and was charged a Public holiday Surcharge on Saturday , as being a "Tourist" , locals weren't charged at all . Major scam. ! Charged extra for scrambled eggs and avocado , then forgetting it. Food very average for hi price , Coffee average as well

Thank Mauro S
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55 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2016

New chef but the same great quality food and service, banana bread a real treat prices reasonable. Hopefully they will be open for dinner again soon 👍

Thank Joanne1031Sydney
Chinchilla, Australia
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8 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2016

We went to Aquarius for breakfast one morning and it was perfect!! Excellent friendly service, delicious food and a decent sized serving.

Thank SibylleAustin

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Takeout, Reservations, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 7663
Aquarius Dining and CafeBreakfast/Lunch 7days from 8am. Dinner Fri -Sat from 6pm Come and enjoy our freshly renovated beach vibe dining with head chef Patrick Hobbs & his team.Great value Fresh tasty food with Cold Beer on tap, and a selection of cocktails and wines available.Dinner special - Duck confit, spiced puy lentils, creamed carrots, red wine glaze and glass of Pinot Noir $29

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