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1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 7632
07:30 - 21:30
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Sun - Sat 07:30 - 21:30
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Miranda, Australia
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115 reviews
61 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

We went for lunch and had the fruit juices and burgers which were nice but a little bit too much dressing.

Thank Jill A
Greater Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice to have a fresh and grilled seafood platter rather than deep fried. Great service and good wine selection

Thank brucegingell
Sydney, Australia
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very ordinary fish restaurant, very overpriced for the quality of food. The snapper and noodle dish my partner had was drowned in an overpowering unsubtle broth. The fish in my fish and chips was too heavily battered; I left the restaurant with a mouth full of stodgy oil. If the take away menu is cheaper, don't venture inside.

Thank 404jmartin
Melbourne, Australia
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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I love this place for its muffins alone although I'm told the other stuff's pretty darn good. Today's blueberry muffin was 90% blueberries 10% muffin- best I've ever eaten. Service was exemplary too. Thanks Katie 💐

Thank Elizabeth Q
Sligo, Ireland
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Got a good fish and chip takeaway here, quick enough service as was very busy on the night, they give you a buzzer for when it's ready. Good portion of chips and the fish was nice and crispy, would recommend a visit.

Thank GGerry28
Chittaway Bay, Australia
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47 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Right on Byron Bay Beach is Fishheads Restaurant. It has an extensive menu, beautiful position and great service. We decided to share with the Halumi salad, which was divine, Salt and Pepper Squid, the best I've ever eaten, and yummy chips. It was a deliciously light meal soaking up the best of Byron. Parking can be hard in Byron with... More 

Thank sharalli
Greater Melbourne, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Great seafood with a view too. Well cooked and fresh with a great selection of gf options. The cocktails were beautiful and we even got a pina colada made (even though it wasn't on the menu 😊). Thanks for a great night with delicious food 😎 Even the nasty rude man who drove a "Bentley" couldn't ruin our night and... More 

Thank Sue M
Gold Coast, Australia
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35 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of the best places to go and get something to eat in Byron and is really convenient because it is right on the beach! I recommend the burger value combo. If the chicken burgers here are not the most delicious burgers you have ever tasted then I don't know what is because they are simply amazing especially... More 

Thank Anonzy
Adelaide, Australia
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21 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I had dinner with my son and we had the seafood platter with beans and rice on the side. It was really delicious. Would definitely come back here again.

Thank Monika S
Byron Bay, Australia
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ordered the special (two pack) take-away, was delicious! We ordered the take-away so we could sit by beach and listen to the musicians playing! Was a great way to enjoy Byron Bay! Would recommend!

Thank beatz115

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$30
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
07:30 - 21:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 7632
Fishheads Restaurant & Takeaway is located on Main Beach just 20 metres from the Pacific Ocean over looking the mountains and our famous Cape Byron Light House. The restaurant, housed in the original Bathers Pavilion built in 1951, was refurbished most recently in 2003 and with the addition of the outdoor beachfront deck, is now one of Byron's best dining experiences. With a strong focus on fresh seafood and a commitment to sourcing local produce, its an obvious choice for both locals and tourist in the historic coastal town. Come in and let the Fishheads team treat you to an incredible experience by one of the worlds most iconic beaches.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?