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WhyNot? - CLOSED

18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7994
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Overview
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average9%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible8%
3 Jan 2014
“So slow we left...”
22 Aug 2013
“Great restaurant!!”
Restaurant Hours Closed
CUISINES
Mediterranean, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
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18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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1 - 10 of 103 reviews

Reviewed 3 January 2014

There was a table free when our group of 8 arrived and the waiter said we would be seated. 25 minutes later we asked if we could seat ourselves as no movement at the station and our table hadn't been cleaned and we hadn't been...More

Thank immythemoocha
Reviewed 22 August 2013

I had a wonderful salad, the restaurant is nice and the waitress too; a good atmosphere with original recipes and somes classics as well. I definitely recommend it!!

Thank Clothilde F
Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

I like the atmosphere and the croissants. You can enjoy a morning coffee or an afternoon snack while you surf the net. I like its location right at the heart of Byron a few blocks from Maine Beach. This place holds a special place in...More

Thank Byronlove64
Reviewed 22 June 2013

I was recommended by a friend to try the new cafe eatery in Byron bay. Come in with my partner to have breakfast, we had pancakes which was so tasteless and flat, I had the vego breaky and ordered extras and they got that wrong...More

Thank Ecosbar C
Reviewed 19 April 2013

We have always loved this restaurant and the fresh new feel with the new fit out takes it to a next level. Great service always with a smile!!

1  Thank Sydlady
Reviewed 8 April 2013

Loved this cafe and the food and coffee was fantastic. Great place to eat if you are a vege as they have a good variety. Staff were really friendly too

1  Thank VanessaC890
Reviewed 24 March 2013

We left our hotel in Byron Bay to continue our drive to Brisbane, wanting to stop on the way for a hearty breakfast. In central BB we came upon Why Not and we were glad we did. The décor is clean, comfortable and contemporary with...More

Thank AllyM810
Reviewed 6 March 2013

The coffee was great! The food good-ish. The 'tude out of control. As long as you keep in mind that you are mere customers, and the servers are gods, you'll be fine.

Thank julieannerichards
Reviewed 6 March 2013

When had a brunch there, the make your own type, and the food was excellent. The orange juice fresh, and the service good and they have free wifi. There was an issue with our order which did not go through to the kitchen so we...More

Thank Jojomillenium
Reviewed 28 February 2013 via mobile

Half the town was blacked out so headed into Why Not for a late night snack & vino. Menu looked great, but the waiter didn't not offer much help when I asked about portion sizes etc. Wine was lovely, but what's with the $6 -...More

Thank Lillypad23
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 7 - US$ 24
Good for
Local cuisine, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 18 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7994
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