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Fishheads

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Seafood, Australian
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1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7632
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07:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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Brisbane, Australia
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3 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The service was lovely but the food was rubbish. I had the barramundi burger and it tasted like nothing. Even some salt would have helped, but there was none on the table. Good location, but a bit pointless if the food is crap.

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Thank ericah145
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Lovely seafood overlooking the beach in Byron Bay. Mixed grill was delicious especially calamari Would go again.

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Thank Julie D
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Northern lass from Northumberland. Been here twice since we arrived 4 days ago. Darren had the mixed fish grill and said it was good. I had the lemon sole with coconut rice given 4 stars as I asked to ease off with the oil which they did the next time. Thank you. Had this with a side of fried greens... More 

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Thank Linda B
Penzance, United Kingdom
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58 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Excellent food, from exotic fish dishes to basic fish and chips. A good setting and friendly staff my only negative point would be that I felt the place needed a really good clean.

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Thank pippenney
singapore
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24 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Highly popular, we had to pop by more than once to secure a reservation ( we were a group of 6, smaller groups might have better success. Lovely view if you manage to sit within the indoor veranda. Friendly service, food is good but you do pay for the location and view. There is a playground just across the road... More 

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Ashfield, Australia
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165 reviews
93 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 65 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had the shakshuka for breakfast on our last day in Byron. Sitting watching the beach and smelling the salty air sipping coffee was a great way to end our holiday. Fishheads is a favourite of mine and today was no different. The meal looks huge but I managed to get through most of it. I added a little bit... More 

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Thank Polley01
Brisbane, Australia
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82 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Was our special dinner out whilst there with friends last week from WA. We all love seafood so off to Fishheads we went!!! We were not disappointed it was amazing. Try the oyster shooters and a selection of the entrees, everyones favourite was the champagne lobster on the mixed grill!!

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Thank JaniceJohnston
Brisbane, Australia
2 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Good service, view and ambience. Not so good price but you are paying for view and location, so all good.

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Melbourne, Australia
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23 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Fishheads, was a rare treat and fine dining in a beach driven town. The three meals were Snapper, eye fillet with crab and Salt and pepper Squid with Fennel salad. All meals were fantastic and pricing very reasonable for the dishes/Drinks and size received $161.00. Only criticism was that the waiters were worked off there feet and could of had... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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79 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I was very excited about my booking here and although the Manager of the Hotel recommended it, he had not eaten here. It has the location in Byron, right on the beach. Unfortunately a restaurant with a high price range you expect certain standards, service was slow and the mains took 45 mins to appear. The restaurant was half empty... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$8 - US$30
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly, View
Open Hours
Sunday
07:30 - 21:30
Monday
07:30 - 21:30
Tuesday
07:30 - 21:30
Wednesday
07:30 - 21:30
Thursday
07:30 - 21:30
Friday
07:30 - 21:30
Saturday
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7632
Description
Fishheads Restaurant & Takeaway is located on Main Beach just 20 metres from the Pacific Ocean over looking the mountains and our famous Cape Byron Light House. The restaurant, housed in the original Bathers Pavilion built in 1951, was refurbished most recently in 2003 and with the addition of the outdoor beachfront deck, is now one of Byron's best dining experiences. With a strong focus on fresh seafood and a commitment to sourcing local produce, its an obvious choice for both locals and tourist in the historic coastal town. Come in and let the Fishheads team treat you to an incredible experience by one of the worlds most iconic beaches.

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