Welcome to the Balcony Bar & Restaurant in Byron Bay,

The iconic Balcony Bar & Restaurant is located in one of Byron Bay's last historical buildings, one of the first you see upon entering the town.

We welcome you to our Bar and restaurant with its staircase of red carpet. Once upstairs, you are invited to a visually sumptuous space overlooking the  bustling streets of Byron Bay

Amongst the best restaurants in Byron Bay to eat or just enjoy a cold beer,  or an exciting cocktail from our bar or choose from our extensive  dinning menu and award winning  wine list.

Enjoy sea breezes in Summer or cosy up next to the fireplace in Winter.

Whenever you are visiting Byron Bay, please make sure your trip includes  the "Balcony Bar and Restaurant" which expresses the unique and eclectic personality that is Byron Bay.

Latest News 

Winter Opening hours

During our cooler months on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday only, we open at 4pm ready for our famous Sunset Happy Hour - all other days are normal open and close times - Our restaurant is cosy and warm with a log fire inside and gas flame sticks with electric radiating heaters on the Balcony.


Vestal Water

New sustainable water system for the Balcony - benefits third world communities and the environment

Vestal Water is purified, carbonated and bottled fresh on site in reusable bottles. Through our partnership with Vestal and Whole World Water ,10% of the proceeds of each bottle sold are donated to the WWW fund and 100% of this money is spent on clean drinking water projects around the world www.wholeworldwater.com



Sunset Happy Hour

Our hugely popular Sunset Happy Hours session has become an institution with locals and visitors with $12 Margaritas and Lychee martini along with Local and imported beers discounted for 2 hours each week day from 4pm to 6pm. Enjoy half price on selected tapas like spicy chicken and calamari or Tortilla daily dips.


Late night lounge bar

We have a  late night lounge bar - for discerning locals and visitors who want a smart late night drink, our cocktail bar is offering alternative to pubs and clubs, cool tunes, light snacks and cleverly blended cocktails or just an ice cold beer off the tap. Our team will welcome you for a coffee and something sweet to share after the movies or function.  Our  Bar closes 12 midnight each day.

Wine List

Award  2010-2011

The Balcony  is a proud recipient of several Australian Wine List of the Year Awards for 2010, 2011 and 2012.  We have many great wines by the glass for you to try with tapas, cheese's or oysters or just to sip for no reason at all while watching the day pass by




We would love to see you on the Balcony for your next Dinner or celebration.