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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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  • Excellent79%
  • Very good12%
  • Average5%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“snails” (161 reviews)
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“bouillabaisse” (24 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
5 Carlyle St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Enjoyed our meals immensely, taste sensational so much flavour ... very french ... loved it,.. quite a small restaurant and we did book as apparently gets booked out early. Recommended

Thank Jane E
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with my wife and adult sons and was super impressed. Food was superb, very authentic. Was served by LuLu who is the owner (along with her chef partner) and was a delight. Started with the fresh garlic snails served in ceramic snail shells (...More

Thank Stevo2095
Reviewed 6 days ago

What a great night! Starting with glasses of champagne, then snails and other treats, mains with a variety of french cuisine and red wine, and as always top service! 2 families got together for a fun and delicious evening and we would be hard pressed...More

Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had such a great night here, authentic restaurant run by a French couple. Food and service could not be faulted! Highly recommend!!

Thank Rebecca W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Any Australian passing thru should stop in this restaurant. It's a piece of France in Byron Bay. Taste a bit of French habits in order to better appreciate food in general. It can be a "cantine" for some people like me missing France, or it...More

Thank Matt D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Gael and her team were amazing and food was beautiful. We spent 5 days in Byron and this was by far our favourite, had a very relaxed and homely atmosphere :) Merci! 🇫🇷

Thank Lisa J
Reviewed 14 January 2018

My husband and I stayed in Byron Bay for the night in early December so we could try this restaurant. We live 250ks away. It was worth the drive that's for sure. We had a beautiful meal, lovely cocktails, and LuLu looked after us so...More

Thank Melissa R
Reviewed 12 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful meal in comfortable surroundings in a quiet street just off the main drag hosted by the charming wife of the chef. Loved it all and recommend it very highly.

Thank david b
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

The Petit Snail offers delicious French fare in a charming atmosphere. Our meal was freshly prepared, gourmet without being too heavy. We had spoken with the chef beforehand due to my husband's specific food allergy. We found the chef to be thoughtful and accommodating. Lulu,...More

Thank 51KarenH
Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

Great food and service, really nice dining experience in Byron. Go as French as possible with your food choices!

Thank ejvvz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$38
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
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
6:00 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 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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