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Railway Friendly Bar

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Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
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Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 7662
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12:00 - 21:00
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Sun - Sat 12:00 - 21:00
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186 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love the nightly music- always a live band & no cover charge! Drinks are at the going rate, food is very good with generous portions & tasty. Relaxed atmosphere in beer garden style setting. There are 3 hotels in Byron bay & this is my pick & favourite.

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Thank Diane B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is exactly what you need if you want to experience the real Byron local flavours in terms of food, people and music. A great tip from the guys from Soul Surf School, thanks!

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Thank Lydi v
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Ate here a couple of times on a recent visit to Byron Bay. Food was great and a nice relaxed atmosphere with live music in the evening. Staff and service also good.

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Thank rainybeech
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Went for lunch and stayed for dinner. Fantastic pub food at very reasonable prices. Friendly staff and well located. Great covered beer garden area and inside seating with tv's playing current sports matches.

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Thank Thehedgehog09
Letterkenny, Ireland
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13 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016 via mobile

Friendly relaxed pub. Good pub grub salt and pepper squid lovely. Background music during the day great mix of rock and blues.

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Thank ladygall
Dongguan, China
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225 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016

Didn't eat, but dropped by for a beer and to listen to live music and would give both very high reviews. Covered and outdoor seating, nice sound, friendly atmosphere. Saw a very good slide guitarist/vocalist. Appeared to attract a blend of backpackers, locals and some older music lovers like us. We'd definitely go back.

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Thank RoadWarrier99999
Kiama, Australia
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016

Koalas tend to be real sleepy and relaxed during daylight: at night they are way more active. You could say the same thing for RAILWAY HOTEL. Walk across the small park from the main street in daytime and you will find the large indoor/outdoor beer garden setting very uncrowded. Not many more at the inside bars. A few people having... More 

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Mooloolaba
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6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

Really enjoyed a few meals here recently. Very quick service too. I had the seafood linguini which was just the way I like it. Great atmosphere at this place too, always bands playing and a mixed crowd of people

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Thank Kristen B
Israel
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

This is an informal, friendly place with tables inside and out. They serve great pub food and there is music, often live. We sat outside. The Chef is very flexible and prepared me a special meal. The atmosphere was great.

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Thank Yehudit V
Coffs Harbour, Australia
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20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

Great food, great service, good music reasonably priced. What more could one ask for in the centre of Byron Bay?

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Television
Good for
Bar Scene, Cheap Eats, Groups, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 21:00
Monday
12:00 - 21:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 21:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 21:00
Thursday
12:00 - 21:00
Friday
12:00 - 21:00
Saturday
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 7662

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?