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1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7632
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good38%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible6%
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“fish and chips” (127 reviews)
“lobster” (34 reviews)
“mixed grill” (33 reviews)
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Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

While holidaying in Byron it seemed a given to head to this restaurant for some good fish dishes. Upon arrival we were told it was happy hour so we ordered two cocktails. I can’t remember the name of my partners it mine was the frangelico...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Mramg
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Our dinner was perfect. Busy place, but the food and location were worth it. Wine selections were also tops.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ToxicHarley
Reviewed 1 week ago

Love the food it is fresh and yummy. You can sit out side in the lane way or inside, very small place but good turnover, take away is good and sit on main beach park 5 mins walk away.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank LizzieWal16
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful food and drink right by the waterfront. I had Raspberry Mignonette Oysters , Mixed Grill of seafood and a Raspberry Martini. WAs fresh and tasty. Would highly recommend . Staff were friendly and helpful.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank chattam2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Incredible restaurant situated right on Main Beach. The seafood complements the amazing view. Fishheads has a great vibe and great service. We were fortunate to be served by Daniel, who was extremely welcoming and very friendly. He made the experience at Fishheads a 10/10. Definitely...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Jenny C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We purchased the dinner for two takeaway pack on Monday night. It had calamari, potato scollops, hoki in bread crumbs and chips. None of it was oily as most are and to be honest it’s possibly the best fish and chips we’ve ever tried. Congrats...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank BigEee64
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were looking for a decent value breakfast in Byron and this little gem was so worth it! Great friendly staff and very welcoming. Best freshly squeezed orange juice I have ever tasted! The scrambled eggs on sour dough is amazing! Right next to the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank smax94
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our third Dinning experience at Fisheads Restaurant . More of a fine Cafe Dinning. Casual DINNING ON THE beach front . Great Meals at a high price. Wonderful Japanese style Australian Seafood meals and Aussie Fish n chips too. Even TAKEAWAY . Beach and Ocean...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank raquelneric
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good restaurant with good parking which is a problem in Byron Bay. I enjoyed and excellent Chowder which is a favorite meal of mine. The seafood mixed grill is very good. Wine is expensive.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank 912jack
Reviewed November 3, 2018

Lovely food and nice view but waitress seemed to be disinterested. Definitely would have liked to go back but ran out of time.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Sue321
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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7:30 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7632
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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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