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The Petit Snail

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5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 8526
18:00 - 22:00
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Wed - Sun 18:00 - 22:00
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Sydney, Australia
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34 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was working in Lismore early February and since I was staying at Byron Bay, chose to drive north with my wife for a long weekend prior to starting the job. Being a ‘little keen on our food and wine’, (a euphemism for being greedy) we went on line to check out some of the eateries in around the Byron... More 

Thank Alex R
Hong Kong, China
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place has a very cute atmosphere and the service is great. Great place for some authentic French bistro style food.

Thank Kai O
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17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had our anniversary dinner here and weren't disappointed (except that they knew it was our anniversary when we booked and nothing special was done for us - not necessary, but would have been icing on the cake). The food is definitely true to French tradition, and the service was attentive and friendly. The steaks were perfect! A few items... More 

Thank HonestReviewsMatter
Melbourne, Australia
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89 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When we made our booking we were asked if it was a special occasion and when we arrived our table was strewn with little silver 'happy anniversary' confetti, a small touch but it set the tone for the rest of the evening. The food was delicious, traditional french but with a modern twist, and the serves were generous. As others... More 

Thank annek3040
Byron Bay, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I visited the restaurant on Valentines night and the food was fantastic and very traditionally french, the staff are all french and very friendly with top service! The duck was amazing and imported from France, definitely the best duck in Byron!

Thank jessmurray2017
Brisbane, Australia
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nestled just out from Byron's busiest streets, The Petit Snail had remained hidden from us during years of our holidays here. No longer. Friendly welcoming owners and staff, great food and wine all add up to a great night. Don't go expecting a quick feed, the courses are meant to be enjoyed and lingered over. Set price 2 or 3... More 

Thank Barokee
Byron Bay, Australia
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little restaurant hidden away in a quiet street. Great atmosphere and great food. Ordered the steak and it was one of the best I've ever eaten.

Thank X5210UOinfo
Queensland, Australia
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189 reviews
113 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had been looking forward to going here and wasn't disappointed. Once seated it's not hard to imagine you might be in a village in southern France. In Provence say, in a pavement café with the tables outside - virtually on the pavement - and the warm welcome from Loulou and Gael. You can either choose from the à la carte... More 

Thank angie c
Yeppoon, Australia
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115 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

A taste of Paris in Byron Bay we enjoyed some fabulous food and a lovely french red. The service and the food, presentation , taste and quality were second to none. Please make sure that you enjoy this great venue when you next visit Byron Bay.

Thank Gregg-and-Annie
Coolum Beach, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

Have been going and enjoying the restaurant for years, will go back this Friday and am very curious about the new managers, but feel reassured by Igor's comments...

Thank beatnich

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$14 - US$37
French, European, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Digital Payments, Reservations
Good for
Romantic, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly
Open Hours
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
18:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 8526
Traditional French Cuisine. All-French staff. Affordable French and Australian wine list. Fully licensed.A la carte an menus options . Gift vouchers available.Vegetarian and gluten-free friendly. We hereby certify that ALL testimonies are genuine, unlike some of our competitors, who need to improve their rating, we have not bought testimonies from any dubious websites.. Extensive range of French wines and belgian beers.

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