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Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.


Average price $55

Pasta Pop Up 30AUD

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Restaurant menu

  • Average price $55 Special request
Chargrilled eggplant
Chilli Crab Linguini
Crispy Skinned Ocean Trout
Pasta Pop Up 30AUD
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MENU Pasta Pop Up 30AUD

Join us every Monday for lunch or dinner to sample executive chef Sean Connolly’s favorite pasta dishes paired with matching wines for just $30. Each week, we feature two different pastas that will have your taste buds singing 'that's amore!' Drinks not included. Available on the booked timeslot.
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Fish Ceviche and oysters

Ratings & Reviews


based on 302 reviews
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Quality of food :8.7/10
Service :8.8/10
Setting :9/10
  1. Aaron L.
    Aaron L.
    • one review

    lovely staff great restaurant setup and deco well done will be back, also love that they listen to recommendations and the client about the review of the food so they can improve

  2. Lucy N.
    Lucy N.
    • 4 reviews

    Amazing oysters, so fresh and juicy. Great happy hour deal between 4-6pm. Atmosphere buzzing and great location for people watching with a glass of wine!

  3. Gina S.
    Gina S.
    • 2 reviews

    Our waitress was great but food very disappointing. We won’t be rushing back. We have now tried several times and realise it’s all just hype. May have been good years ago but now sits on its laurels. Good for drinks and cocktails but no more.

  4. Elie Z.
    Elie Z.
    • 39 reviews

    Great vibe and amazing food!

  5. Michael V.
    Michael V.
    • one review

    The Balcony was not full but still very loud and lively on a Sunday night with the drag queen and ultra loud music. We had a wonderful placement on the Balcony itself but beware this is a very noisy venue and yelling is the only way to be heard above the racket. Service by our waitress Barr was excellent though both the main courses (porchetta and mussels) were disappointing. Beetroot humus (a share plate) was very good, Wine by the glass was awful, no sign that at $18 a glass - pub wine standard white and red. Margarita cocktail better and obviously Balcony is most popular for the cocktails,

  6. Tiffany T.
    Tiffany T.
    • one review

    The staff was welcoming and helpful. The food was mediocre and poorly executed (eg salad had too much mayo, fries were cold). Wine was pricey for quality.

  7. Sarah P.
    Sarah P.
    • 2 reviews

    One of our favourite spots in town! Great vibe and atmosphere, tasty food and drinks and good service. Location is central and the happy hour deals (especially the oysters!) are awesome. We'll definitely be back on our next trip!

  8. Judith w.
    Judith w.
    • one review

    Welcoming staff, they called to confirm my online reservation too. Great food, great atmosphere and lovely staff . They work hard to please. Thank you!

  9. Herenia C.
    Herenia C.
    • 5 reviews

    The food and drinks were fantastic at the Balcony. The atmosphere of the venue was great with live music, and this was complemented very well with the friendly and attentive service from the staff.

  10. Kimberley f.
    Kimberley f.
    • one review

    Life this cute place. Visit every time I make it to Byron. Staff are really lovely and helpful and food and drinks are amazing. Would always recommend coming lunch to late avo.

  11. KATHY K.
    KATHY K.
    • one review

    The restaurant was lovely staff friendly but the food and prices were awful would not return don’t recommend. I’ve been many times before this time very disappointing not to mention overpriced for what was on offer :(

  12. Craig L.
    Craig L.
    • 2 reviews

    Great venue, the food is amazing with good service

  13. Ivan C.
    Ivan C.
    • one review

    We went for dinner last night for our anniversary. The greeting, service and atmosphere were good. Some aspects of the meal were excellent. The main course however let the experience down. The fish and chips were over cooked and the ratio of cards to protein about 10 to 1. The seafood foragers platter was a good pick but the fish was a very small serve. For the price point we expected a bit more. Thanks.

  14. Warren T.
    Warren T.
    • one review

    Its my third time to the Balcony Bar and Grill, every time i have been welcomed with sincerity. The food choices i have had, have been pretty good. I am a local and will be back. Thank the staff ...Warren

  15. Oli A.
    Oli A.
    • one review

    Staff were great, friendly and welcoming. Drinks were awesome. All 10 of us had an awesome evening. Thanks for a fun night. I need to make up 20 more characters.

  16. Natalie A.
    Natalie A.
    • one review

    Fabulous location & atmosphere. Complimented by equally fabulous food & service! Book an outside table :-)

  17. Ruth N.
    Ruth N.
    • one review

    Walked by this place and went for happy hour cocktails and to try the oysters.....they did not disappoint, delicious! Ended up staying for dinner, the food and service were fantastic and the kids menu was great. Would definitely recommend and go there again.

  18. Emma L.
    Emma L.
    • 6 reviews

    An excellent evening to celebrate my partner's birthday. Having given them a little heads up we were welcomed on arrival and treated wonderfully. The food was great. The only small shame was that there was a clear shift change part way though our visit where the ball was dropped a little, and the offered birthday treat didn't eventuate. Lovely food and atmosphere and would certainly return

  19. Sabrina M.
    Sabrina M.
    • 13 reviews

    The service in the beginning was amazing but as soon as our waitress left we felt the service went downhill. overall we had a good experience

  20. Samy J.
    Samy J.
    • 11 reviews

    Lovely atmosphere and service, very very average food

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How to get to the restaurant

Cnr Jonson and Lawson streets, 2481, Byron Bay (NSW), Australia, RestaurantAddress

About the restaurant

Perched atop the buzzing Byron streets and just meters back form legendary main beach, Balcony Bar evokes the hippy come surf culture that Byron Bay is famous for. Headed up by award winning Executive Chef & Owner Sean Connolly, the menu boasts simple, honest, seasonal focused food from locally sourced and sustainable produce. You can expect to see bivalve fans slurping expertly shucked oysters and tucking into creative share plates whilst enjoying signature cocktails and relaxing in the afternoon sun. With décor suggestive of a seaside beach house, Balcony Bar is host to the only private dining room in Byron Bay. Why not celebrate your next event or special occasion with us!


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