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Cape Byron Lighthouse Cafe

The Lighthouse | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 413 419 435
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  • Excellent36%
  • Very good42%
  • Average18%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“ice cream” (13 reviews)
“scones” (3 reviews)
“gelato” (2 reviews)
Open Now
09:00 - 17:00 Hours
Cafe, Australian
The Lighthouse | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice cafe with probably the best view and sunset in the world, After walking up to the lighthouse, bought some souverniers in the shop, than have a coffee or a cold beer at the cafe. Priceless

Thank l0ggman
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If location is King, This place is royalty. The best views in Byron Bay and great coffee and snacks. The only place at Cape Byron Lighthouse to sit and get a coffee or cold water.

Thank neald328
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Definitely worth a visit if you like good ice cream, and a nice treat when you have walked all the way up to the top! Friendly service!

Thank Katie D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Set off early to walk through the forests, past the beaches, and up the hills to the lighthouse. Spectacular views all the way along; if you’re lucky you’ll see pods of dolphins or if you’re really luck and there at the right season (May on...More

Thank AntSydney
Reviewed 20 March 2018

Great little cafe, outdoor seating with covered tables, lovely views. Coffee, food - only improvement would be to offer gluten and dairy free options.

Thank gaylenehansen500
Reviewed 24 January 2018

The view at the lighthouse was great, but the food was pretty average (and as a result disappointing). They didn't have any GF or DF options, so that made it difficult. Don't expect anything too amazing, however, staff were lovely and the view was great!

Thank Sarah R
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

We had morning tea with a view after visiting the lighthouse. Coffee was great, Tea was too. Boys loved the scones. I only wish they had tap water available in carafes with reusable cups, as it was really hot. Most good cafes do. It’s also...More

Thank eafromsydney
Reviewed 14 December 2017

Reward yourself for having hiked the lighthouse trail with a coffee and treat at the cafe. The cafe offers a selection of hot and cold drinks, and baked goods. (I can personally vouch for the apple scroll) There are public toilets and parking nearby. This...More

Thank aprilinsydney
tanyal916, Owner at Cape Byron Lighthouse Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 16 December 2017

Thank you for your review. It is a magical place to take in Byron's surrounds.

Reviewed 6 December 2017

Having driven from the Gold Coast, we were in need of a good coffee and something simple to eat and this little cafe with its outdoor covered seating provided what we were looking for in a lovely setting.

Thank OpaMarnie
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

A recent bus 🚌 tour by our group to Byron Bay saw us reach the Cape Byron Lighthouse Cafe. A delightful, interesting cafe , replete with pleasant seating/ tables overlooking the wild views of the Pacific Ocean Order one of the cafes delicious coffees with...More

Thank BabsGoldCoast
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Cafe, Australian
Lunch, Breakfast, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Lighthouse | Byron Bay, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 413 419 435
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We have a large undercover deck which overlooks Byron Bay and the ocean, taking in Julian Rocks. The deck is open on the sides and ends and is subject to the weather.
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