What’s the best restaurant in Byron Bay for romance?
In this coastal destination, couples are spoiled for choice when searching out the perfect romantic dinner. From a Hatted restaurant that celebrates refined coastal flavours to eating Fish & Chips down on the beach, select from a full spectrum of dining offerings in Byron Bay.
Many of the restaurants featured below showcase the best local produce. All provide creative flare and delightful invention throughout their wide-ranging menus.
Discover the best romantic restaurants in Byron Bay, then book a divine date-night table before you arrive.
1) Beach Byron Bay
2 Massinger Street, Byron Bay | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
Byron Bay’s only Hatted restaurant delivers a refined menu inspired by idyllic coastal surroundings. Dining to the sounds and sights of the ocean, you’ll enjoy exquisite taste combinations created with a distinct essence of the Mediterranean by head chef, Enrico Semenzato.
Emphasising simplicity, style and substance, Beach Byron Bay is the perfect venue for a romantic dinner date.
2) Harvest Restaurant, Newrybar
18-22 Old Pacific Highway, Newrybar | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
The sublime and surprising combine beautifully in this culinary experience worth leaving Byron Bay for. Showcasing native, wild and foraged ingredients and the best local produce, Harvest’s talented chefs create dining experiences designed to delight and inspire, augmented by their expert sommelier and mixologist.
3) Three Blue Ducks
11 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay | Breakfast, Lunch, & Dinner
For a refined, rural dining experience under the stars, look no further than the Three Blue Ducks. This rustic farmhouse sits in an 80-acre farm, offering an ambitious menu featuring classic Australian fare with a few Asian-inspired twists. The atmosphere may be casual, but the quality of the experience is anything but.
Located only 8 minutes from Elements of Byron, a visit to The Farm is a must for any Byron visitor.
4) Contemporary Italian Dining
There’s a wealth of options for contemporary Italian dining and high-quality wood-fired pizza in Byron Bay. The best Italian restaurants include Di Vino, that offers authentic Italian flavours with exceptional wines, and two top-notch pizzerias: Il Buco in Byron and Milk & Honey in Mullumbimby.
Vivi la bella vita with a romantic Italian dinner for two in Byron Bay.
Di Vino | 2 Fletcher Street | Dinner
Il Buco | 4/4 Bay Lane, Byron Bay | Dinner
Milk & Honey | 5/59a Station St, Mullumbimby | Dinner
5) Fleet Restaurant, Brunswick Heads
2/16 The Terrace, Brunswick Heads | Lunch & Dinner
With bookings required a few months in advance, degustation dining at Fleet is a much sought-after experience. And with good reason – Fleet offers some of the finest fine dining in the region, rivalling the best restaurants in Sydney and Melbourne. Hosted in an intimate and stylish venue, the ever-changing degustation menu is further elevated by a wine list of the very highest order.
For a taste of couture dining near Byron Bay, book ahead for the unique Fleet experience.
6) Azure Bar and Grill Dining Room
Elements of Byron | Dinner
Celebrating the rich culinary produce of this region, Azure Bar and Grill Dining Room offers an elegant dining experience right here at Elements of Byron. Our signature dining space enlivens premium, seasonal ingredients in a highly curated menu that reads like poetry. Decadent ingredients are handpicked by the world-class chefs, then lovingly transformed into a feast worth celebrating. Classy. Cool.
One of the best restaurants in Byron Bay, found right here at the resort.
7) The Balcony Bar
Cnr of Lawson & Jonson St, Byron Bay | Brunch, Lunch & Dinner
Enjoy Byron’s best oysters alongside a wide-ranging menu with an unbroken view over the rooftops of Byron Bay. Sitting out on the balcony, you’ll watch the world go by below while enjoying delicious tapas plates or substantial main courses, with culinary creativity woven throughout as standard.
The extensive wine list and cocktail menu help to create a date-night dining experience to remember.
8) Daughter In Law
Corner Fletcher St and Lawson Lane | Dinner
The new kid on the block brings forth a taste of unauthentic Australian Indian cuisine to the venue previously known as St. Elmo. The space is playful, vibrant and full of the joy of shared plates, influenced by the tables of India. Fresh, seasonal ingredients are curated into deliciousness in a fun loving environment. The rattle of the cocktail shaker calls lovers to share in both food and drink. Sit down, raise a glass and share stories as you share plates.
9) No Bones
11 Fletcher Street | Dinner
No Bones is a plant-based restaurant that revisits the way we think about our food. Fit for vegans and carnivores alike, it was born from the vision of bringing people together over good food. Surrounded by the tiny lights and candles of the courtyard, indulge in luxurious flavours that fill the air. Contribute to a better earth with every bite. As you sit together and sip on delicious cocktails, it’s easy to feel that you’re part of something special.
10) Seafront Fish & Chips
Sometimes, the best restaurants are the ones you create for yourself. Sat on the seafront in Byron Bay or riverside in Brunswick Heads, these romantic dinners come served in newspaper and are garnished with tartare sauce. The best fish and chips are found at Fishmongers in Byron Bay and Hoopers in Brunswick Heads.
Go back to basics beachside with fish and chips and the one you love.
Fishmongers | 1/9 Bay Lane, Byron Bay | Lunch & Dinner
Hoppers | 10 The Terrace, Brunswick Heads | Lunch & Dinner