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The Petit Snail

5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 8526
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  • Excellent78%
  • Very good13%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“creme brûlée” (41 reviews)
“snails” (174 reviews)
“bouillabaisse” (23 reviews)
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A group of 8 friends attended this lovely French restaurant and we all had a most enjoyable night. Staff were very friendly and helpful, the menu catered for most people, with their beef tenderloin a standout! Desert was also excellent. Would recommend this restaurant for...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Thanks Lulu for another great dinner. Foods was delicious...love the snails. Perfect French Wine. The duck was so tender and sauce was unbelievable. Lulus singing and jokes topped off a great dinner.

1  Thank longshaft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Best meal we had in Byron. Lovely staff, delicious food and great ambiance. Nice to be somewhere quiet and calm after the hectic restaurants in town.

Thank Wanderer65109
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner a couple of times during a visit to Byron Bay a few days ago. They serve very good bistro food. The front of house is handled by the chef's partner and she is charmingly French. A good selection of wines. Overall an enjoyable...More

Thank Nick H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two lovely meals at this cute little restaurant. It is run by a very vivacious French girl who puts her heart and soul into everything. The food was excellent and good value. I would highly recommend it.

Thank Anne H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had our anniversary dinner and were super impressed with everything from the the easy booking on-line, warm greeting in the restaurant to the quaint atmosphere and awesome food. It reminded us of the wonderful places we’ve eaten in France, very authentic....More

Thank Escaping_the_ratrace
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

An excellent small (petit!) French restaurant in Byron Bay. Just out of the central area makes it calmer and easier to park. Food was magnifique...Great snails and excellent duck, also onion soup and beef Bourgogne. Wine is usually overpriced; but the staff were fantastic.... do...More

Thank GregAllinson
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

We had a wonderful dinner last night at the petit snail ! The food and service was beyond our expectations. We had the 3 courses set menu, very good value. Lulu our host was wonderful and she provided us very precious advices ...Looking forward to...More

Thank QuentinM424
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

We had dinner at this restaurant last night. We had the prawns tarragon, snails, duck and beef burgandy. The food was amazing and the service too. The waitress/owner was so attentive and delightful. Well done Le petite snail, highly recommended.

1  Thank Justine W
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

My husband & I dined here after reading Trip Advisors reviews. Had seen a couple of ordinary reviews but on the whole pretty good. The Owner/waitress helped us choose a French Wine which was helpful. HOWEVER, after she had opened it, she picked up my...More

3  Thank FunFare
gb0906, General Manager at The Petit Snail, responded to this reviewResponded August 24, 2018

Woaw... well I dont even know where to start. Maybe I will start by saying that I admire your husband who has been such a nice guest and I actually felt so sorry for him being embarrassed by your silly behavior. Fair play to him...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$13 - US$34
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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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
  • E-mail
Traditional French Cuisine. All-French staff. Affordable French and Australian wine list. Fully licensed.A la carte and set menus options . Gift vouchers available.Vegetarian and gluten-free friendly. We hereby certify that ALL testimonies are genuine. Extensive range of French wines and belgian beers. French Dinner experience 6 days a week. ( lunch available on request )
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