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Orient Express Eatery

U 1 2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 8808
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good22%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible11%
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“dumplings” (18 reviews)
“yum cha menu” (4 reviews)
5:30 PM - 9:30 PMAll hours
Chinese, Asian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
U 1 2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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1 - 10 of 264 reviews

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The food here is just so good, great size servings,they have a fantastic yumcha menu. Every thing from the spring rolls to the duck was so fresh it tasted amazing.

1  Thank lisaguyler69
Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

As most locals will tell you the food in Byron can be inconsistent and disappointing. Lots of places to eat but very few you'd go back to. Tippy's is one place you can go to time and time again and not be disappointed. That's why...More

2  Thank Stester63
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant last month. The portions came out and were huge. My dish was a fish dish, was really unpleasant. The fish tasted as though it was old! And my partners dish was a classic pad Thai, but there was nothing authentic about it,...More

Thank Linda S
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Yum Cha with a difference! YUM YUM, flavours are amazing, servings are big. Had lunch there with my husband, friendly staff members, meals were served with no rush in between. The yum cha menu was extensive and made to order. Wish the restaurant would move...More

1  Thank Karen W
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We were in Byron Bay for a short break. Walked past and didn't have a booking. The helpful young waiter offeted us an outside table if we were happy to leave in an hour and then turned an outdoor heater on. We ordered 2 dishes...More

5  Thank Nadine B
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Delicious meal @ Orient Express - fried rice, pho beef soup and chicken pad thai - all meals were HUGE in size - pho soup was missing something- not the best we've tried- great friendly service

5  Thank Healzey
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

A local had told us about this place and it lives up to the reputation. Had pork dumplings to share with a complimentary serving of pickled vegetables 🥒 to start. Then had green chicken curry , snapper special and prawn pad Thai . All very...More

7  Thank Lisa H
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Was looking for some nice and easy Asian food and found Orient Express Eatery. Picked the dumplings, crispy rice salad, pork belly and pad Thai. The dumplings were average but everything else was great, especially the crispy rice salad!!! Amazing food, highly recommend

7  Thank Louise H
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

An awesome restaurant that I keep coming back too. The food, staff and menu is fabulous. However, I would really appreciate a tasting plate, and or smaller meals so we could try a bigger variety of flavours. 1 dish is more than enough for 2,...More

8  Thank Ben P
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Everyone enjoyed the night, service was great, and the dishes were large and very reasonably priced. We were very keen to go back the next day for yum cha, but got sidetracked. Highly recommended and we will be back.

8  Thank Obelia M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$31
Dinner, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 9:00 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
11:30 AM - 3:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: U 1 2 Fletcher St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 8808
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Modern Asian cuisine at its finest. Dinner every night and Yum Cha for lunch on weekends. Great selection of teas and wines, hand picked to complement the food. A necessary experience in Byron Bay.
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