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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” (157 reviews)
“creme brûlée” (34 reviews)
“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 1 week ago via mobile

Thank you for making my birthday a night to remember. Your food was fresh and traditional. We had the duck confit and the pork with port grape sauce. So rich and delicious. My chocolate tart was the best I've had. Like velvet. Can't wait to...More

Thank Ang1965
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a lovely meal and service. Only 2 chefs in the kitchen, and they served up a wonderful meal. We had pork and special fish. Dessert was a great creme brulee to die for. the wine is reasonably priced and the meal is too. Highly...More

Thank vanessa M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I visited during our byron trip and we had a lovely evening. Highly recommend the steak tartare main and the scallops and prawns starters. Great service and wine. Will definitely revisit when we are back in Byron.

1  Thank Neil L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We met some local friends here for dinner and what a great night we had. Lulu the owner was lovely, lots of fun and helped the evening along with her care, attention, wit and personality. The food was outstanding in taste and presentation (cooked by...More

1  Thank vidmar96
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quaint French restaurant in Byron. Beautiful owners who really take pride in their restaurant & service. Make you feel very welcome & maintain French experience. Snails are great! Definitely worth a visit - look past the decor.

1  Thank Michael G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Taken here by my family for my birthday This chef knows his stuff. Excellent presentation and quality and reminded me of some nice French provincial restaurants we've been to. Very friendly staff and with all the French talk and accents you can easily imagine being...More

1  Thank grahamo133
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We were greeted by the owner lou lou.she introduced us to her lovely husband Gael.what a fabulous couple.the snails were to die for and the bouillubase amazing!Lu lu we hope you read this because you have a special place there and anyone who picks fault...More

1  Thank Shirley S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We decided to try The Petit Snail as the menu was interesting. You can pick menu for two or three dishes, so we went with just two, main and desert. The main was very good, however the desert was spectacular! Their fondant chocolate was the...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Beautiful food and the staff are friendly and the owners are amazing! I had the escargot for the first time and it was beautiful. But the star dish was the main fish dish. It was mouth watering delicious. And the creme brûlée finished off the...More

1  Thank Anj16
Reviewed 13 August 2017

food and wine was excellent very good service and staff very friendly .a realy nice atmosphere .very memorable night.

Thank David S
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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
Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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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