It’s hard to point out what the best bars in Byron Bay are. Alas a bunch of brand-new drinking dens have actually come to life in Byron’s popular bar scene, providing holidaymakers and locals lots of options for bar-hopping in this free-spirited community.
From intimate white wine bars serving all-natural red wine, to sunset cocktails in Mediterranean-inspired surrounds to drinking as well as dance till late, here’s a few bars we believe are not to be missed on your next trip to Byron. Let us know your thoughts on what you believe are the best bars in Byron Bay in the comments section Below
Hidden down a laneway off Lawson Street, Light Years is an inviting cocktail bar with Vietnamese-inspired attacks. The creation of Melbourne indigenous Kim Stephen, the friendly staff will certainly assist you through the drinks listing with expert care.
A present fave with punters is the ‘Netflix as well as Chill’ including rum-soaked snacks, Brookie’s macadamia gin, passionfruit as well as lemon. The imaginative garnish features snacks nestled in passionfruit skin– brilliant! Intriguing to keep in mind the team uses a vegan frother rather than the conventional egg whites in their mixed drinks, best for allergic reaction sufferers and vegan good friends alike. Hot tip: even in the shoulder season you’ll require to publication in advance to safeguard a table.
Address: 17 Lawson St, Byron Bay
The wine bar you didn’t understand you were missing out on in Byron until you slink right in.
Byron Bay‘s very first all-natural white wine bar is a thing of beauty. Supernatural is the brainchild of Hunter Valley wine maker (and now Byron local) Peter Windrim as well as Andy Love, co-owner of popular Lennox restaurant Shelter. The idea was to develop an approachable small white wine bar with personality and also “build a community around red wine,” says Windrim.
The outcome is a laneway bar with Parisian style where you can comfortably riff regarding red wine with the knowledgeable as well as personable team, or just order from the eccentric drinks checklist, based only around normally created, natural as well as biodynamic wine. Glass of wines are complemented by a succinct bar-snack food selection including tempting cups such classic Peruvian kingfish ceviche served with corn chips, all designed to be consumed with one hand as well as a white wine glass in the various other.
Address: 9 Bay Lane, Byron Bay.
Located on a rooftop this mixed drink and whisky bar uses a window to the globe, to relax as well as take in the hinterland sights and also watch the sundown. This dimly lit refuge from Byron’s dynamic roads below is a cosy, vintage sanctuary featuring Chesterfield lounges, antique light fittings as well as a program quiting six-metre copper-hued bar.
With an option of more than 300 whisky, gin, rum, tequila and also artisanal spirits on offer, it would certainly be churlish not to indulge in a cocktail or more. The ‘Captain Cooked’ is among the signature alcoholic drinks, offered cozy as well as cool with Brookie’s MAC, The Balvenie 14-year Scotch, Bacardi 8-yea rum, scorched orange and also vanilla syrup with black walnut bitters– as well as it will certainly put hairs on your upper body.
Address: 9 Fletcher Street, Byron Bay.
Popular hotspot The Mez Club is the breezy bar Byron has longed for with a trendy Mediterranean design and vacation ambiance. Upstairs has been skillfully developed to cater for groups, leaving downstairs for couples as well as pals to laze by the floor-to-ceiling windows flung open to allow the balmy winds and also forage on tapas. Happy hour is leisurely, from 3pm to 5pm on a daily basis and includes local favourites Ink or Brookie’s G&T s for the ultimate sunset sips.
Address: 4/85-87 Jonson St, Byron Bay.
Bang Bang Byron.
Occupying the former Earth ‘n’ Sea pizza parlour corner of Fletcher and Byron Streets, this substantial area has been transformed right into a buzzing dining establishment as well as bar providing a pan-Asian menu made to share, interested mixed drinks and also beachside beats seven days a week. Very recommend the classic prawn salute in all its crispy magnificence, washed down with a mixed drink from their list ‘Bang Bang Bangers’.
Address: 4/1 Byron St, Byron Bay.
Loft Byron Bay.
New kid on the block Loft Byron Bay is all shiny and also brand-new, located just moments from Byron’s well-known Main Beach. Occupying an elevated terrace position on Jonson Street, this is a room established for you to sip summer time mixed drinks in the casual coastal feel as well as capitalize on the lofty elevations for terrific individuals seeing.
Address: 4 Jonson Street, Byron Bay.
Locura is your late-night hideaway and also Byron’s ideal club for lovers of dance music. The top quality drinks checklist is a mini capital for tequila as well as mescal, however songs is at Locura’s core, curated by Jono Ma (of Jagwar Ma popularity). Look very carefully and you’ll identify distinguished Klipschorn speakers; made in the 1940s this attractive sound system was made renowned at the Loft club in New York throughout the disco age.
Linger longer at Locura and you’ll hear a variety of songs from jazz, heart and also nightclub early in the evening, constructing skillfully throughout the evening from disco to deep house, taking you on a legendary musical journey.
Address: 6 Lawson Street, Byron Bay.
Woody’s Surf Shack
Delight in a chilly beer after a day in the sun at Woody’s Surf Shack, and also join the throng of partygoers as the night grows to revel in the music, dancefloor, and euphoric atmosphere of this retro-style bar. Classic surfboards hang from the ceiling, and also graffiti as well as local art work stretch along walls. Comfy cubicles, an exterior patio, and several pool tables give a perfect recess from the dance area.
Address: 90-96 Jonson Street
Established in the very early 1980s, The Byron Bay Brewing Co is residence to the 6 premium beers of the Byron Bay tag. All six beers get on faucet and also made directly on-site; you will not be obtaining a fresher taste anywhere else. Enjoy a relaxed atmosphere, full with a sight of the developing process, several bar locations, and also a beer garden. For your paying attention enjoyment, the bar hosts a various gig nearly every evening, from open-mic as well as funny, to an array of different band efficiencies.
Address: 1 Skinners Shoot Road
La La Land.
La La Land lounge bar as well as club has been a major gamer in the Byron Bay night life scene for 15 years, making its mark as the extra upmarket place in town. Be dazzled by the interior design of the club: a mixing of bohemian and also elegant with Moroccan, Indian, Indonesian, as well as South American influences develops a room that is both elegant and also exotic, contemporary and also hippie. Talented regional and also interstate DJs frequently play house music.
Address: 6 Lawson Street
The Railway Friendly Bar.
Referred to as ‘The Rails’ by its residents, Byron Bay’s The Railway Friendly Bar has been a preferred amongst both Byron Bay folk and visitors for years. The bar is located beside the historic Byron Bay Railway Station, and its rustic charm is underlined by an easygoing ambience; the really quintessence of the Byron Bay lifestyle. A symbol for online songs, The Rails is the only pub in Australia to have had an online music efficiency every day of the week for over 30 years.
Address: 86 Jonson Street
The Beach Hotel neglects Byron Bay’s Main Beach, and also its gorgeous place on the waterside complements the kicked back and also inviting environment of its bar. With regular, live music and showing off entertainment, beer garden, and a number of bars, The Beach Hotel is just one of Byron Bay’s liveliest destinations.
Address: 1 Bay Street