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The Cardomom Pod Vegetarian

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Byron Bay at Shop 8 The Peir Arcade 7 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 8890
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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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70 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love the Hare Krishna values of fresh, clean and good tasting food served with love. This place is busy most evenings and a little unusual so be pleasant. The explanation of meals on offer are not like other Hare cafes, its a bit complicated. Excellent food, great service with that spiritual giving style. Try the Samosa, brilliant, or the... More 

Thank David S
Byron Bay, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2017 via mobile

I'm a local of the area for 20+ years and used to love going here until my last visit was ruined by an extremely rude man behind the counter! I was incredibly shocked at his customer service and abuse toward myself for what I still can't understand for. Very disappointing

1 Thank yeahcool
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50 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 January 2017

Happened to pop into The Cardamon Pod on our way through the GC on the way to Byron. I honestly thought a must have a guardian angel when I am walking along wishing there was a Cardamon Pod everywhere and then one minute later I SAW THE SIGN!! Not quite as good at the GC but pretty good :) I... More 

Thank eatout7005
Manly, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

Best vego in town, just love the food, have been here a few times and sometimes dahl is absolutely delicious and sometimes not. So I guess several different chefs, which is a shame.

Thank lilyabot
Hobart, Australia
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199 reviews
127 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Went there for dinner with my fussy food eating daughter. She had the kofte with salad whilst I had the vegetarian lasagne - both were great! Huge portions and wonderful flavours. Washed mine down with apple and ginger juice. The place is quite hard to find down a back alley - but well worth looking for....

Thank DawnHendrick
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61 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for an evening meal whilst staying in Harrogate. Had a lovely meal. The food was tasty and nicely cooked. The service was excellent and the place was very busy for a Monday, which says a lot about a restaurant! Recommended!

Thank Ben S
Geelong, Australia
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47 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went here twice and loved it. My partner wasn't even a vegetarian and it was still one of his favourite places in byron! I highly recommend. There desserts are also really good. Bring cash because they don't take card.

1 Thank cheerryx
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect spot for a plate of vegetarian and vegan goodness. Select a range of dishes to load up on. Would go back!

1 Thank XAM1988
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is what I call a real Byron Bay eating place. Everyone who comes in looks like a wizard, a hippy or a musician. The food is filling and cheap, but they only take cash. Come prepared. They really fill the plates. We had a small each and it was plenty! They also have vegan options.

1 Thank M M
Fairy Meadow, Australia
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27 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My partner and I got there as they were packing up but the range of sweets beckoned us to try and sample the splendid range on offer. We were not disappointed. I have eaten there and had the vegetarian food and it is so magical. It leaves an imprint in your genetic memory to come back and retry the food... More 

Thank Glenn B

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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 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Indian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byron Bay at Shop 8 The Peir Arcade 7 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 8890

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?