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Healthiest Restaurants in Byron Bay

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Byron Bay loves all things health and wellness. It’s a hub of Australian yoga and home to radiant locals living a laid-back coastal lifestyle envied by urbanites the world over.

Add to this Byron Bay’s rich culinary scene, with restaurants, cafes and supermarkets serving some of the most delicious healthy food around.

There are vegetarian delights, locally-grown whole foods, smashing smoothies and organic options for omnivores across Byron Bay.

Discover the best healthy restaurants and cafes in Byron Bay in our Top 10 guide.


Feros Arcade, 10/23 Jonson St, Byron Bay | Lunch & Dinner

Great for: Superfood cocktails and colourful dishes.

A plant-based restaurant and bar in the centre of Byron Bay, visit Elixiba for surprising and delightful combinations as much a feast for the eyes as the taste buds. The gluten-free food is only the start – try the elixirs rich in botanicals or the custom-distilled cocktail created from superfood and bushtuckers.

Offering something truly unique—a great night out without the hangover—Elixiba has to be tried to be believed!

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The Farm

11 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay | Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner 

Great for: picnics and starlit dinners

Sitting with a view of the 80-acre farm where many of the ingredients you’re savouring were grown, The Farm lives and thrives local. Featuring The Produce Store, The Bread Social bakery and the top-quality restaurant—Three Blue Ducks—you’ll find locally-sourced food perfect for any occasion.

From picnics on the lawn to dinner under the stars, take the short 10-minute drive to The Farm.

OCA Organic Cuisine & Arts

1/6 Tasman Way, Byron Bay | Brunch & Dinner 

Great for: wood-fired pizzas , ocaline elixirs

With its wood fired oven sending aromas to tempt the moment you walk in the door, OCA offers a wide rage of local and organic nourishing dishes full of flavour and life.

OCA’s cuisine is multicultural. They blend traditional and modern flavours from a range of cuisines to bring you a diverse menu prepared with love.

Choose a share platter and enjoy a communal dining experience, any time of day.

Cardamom Pod

8/7 Lawson St, Byron Bay | Lunch & Dinner 

Great for: Home-cooked vegetarian favourites

One of Byron Bay’s best healthy eating secrets is the Hare Krishna-run, pure vegetarian Cardamom Pod cafe. It’s a perfect yogi eatery, offering some strict vegan options alongside generous servings of contemporary vegetarian favourites, Indian dishes and gourmet salads.

Tucked away and unassuming, treat your tastebuds to some sumptuous vegetarian dishes.

Read a feature on Cardamom Restaurant

Mana Haven

97 Jonson St, Byron Bay | Lunch 

Great for: Vegetarian variety and tranquility

Step out of the bustle of Byron Bay and enjoy top quality vegetarian food in a tranquil garden setting. This not-for-profit, award-winning cafe uses local produce throughout its menu, featuring salads, vegetarian mains, vegan deserts and smoothies.

Stop off for a delicious midday pause in this hidden gem on the south side of Byron town centre.

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Sunrise Blvd, Byron Bay |Breakfast & Lunch 

Great for: A cool hangout with even better food

Serving organic, ethical and plant-based food, as well as some of Byron’s best coffee, FOLK is one of the coolest healthy hangouts around. Having featured in Vogue and Gourmet Traveller, the design of this small cafe is super stylish. Happily, the breakfast, brunch and lunch menu more than lives up to the cool surroundings – all under half an hour’s walk from Elements of Byron.

For more great food and stylish surrounds, check out FOLK’s sister cafe, WOODs, in nearby Bangalow.

Check out FOLK on Instagram


5b, 21/25 Fletcher St, Byron Bay | Breakfast & Lunch 

Great for: Raw, fresh, and colourful dishes that feel like summer.

Making every day feel like a summer beach day, laid-back and light-filled Combi cafe in the centre of town also has one to the healthiest cafe menus in Byron Bay. Featuring local and organic ingredients, with a good dose of raw, gluten-free and vegan options, this place is freshness personified.

Grab one of the breakfast bowls, packed with fruit and deliciousness, and enjoy a vibrant start to your day.

Check out Combi on Instagram

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Bare Blends

Bayshore Drive, Byron Bay |Breakfast, Post workout smoothies, & Afternoon Pick me up
Great for: Byron’s best smoothies and superfood supplements

While this is primarily a health food store, selling superfood boosters, protein blends, teas and raw chocolate, they also host a hole-in-the-wall smoothie bar. Choose from the mouth-watering list of smoothies—all made with refreshing frozen fruit—just a 15-minute stroll from Elements resort.

With ingredients this healthy, you can allow yourself to indulge more than once.

Healthiest Supermarkets

Santos | 105 Jonson St, Byron Bay | open daily for groceries and snack bar 

Fundies | 61 Jonson St, Byron Bay | open daily for groceries and snack bar 

In a town with so many healthy restaurants and cafes, it’s no surprise to find some great supermarkets selling organic, natural produce too. Santos Organics and Fundies both stock a wide range of organic, natural and whole food produce. Lots of it’s local, all of it’s of the highest quality.

Looking for a little romance? Read our guide to the best restaurants in Byron Bay for a romantic dinner.

Want more inspiration for things to do in Byron Bay? Check out our Ultimate Guide to Byron Bay.

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