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Railway Friendly Bar

) #25 of 140 Restaurants in Byron Bay $$ - $$$ , ,
Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 7662
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  • Excellent40%
  • Very good50%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Open Now
12:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
$$ - $$$
Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lovely winter evening sitting outside. Food excellent, great choice of beer and very good Country one man band.

Thank susanhZ7650EJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Dropped in on a recommendation from a mate who used to pay at the place. Figured we'd try and local cider - they were out of it...... Ah well! The lemon lime bitters, as a consolation, was perhaps the best I've ever had! The wedges...More

Thank Jason W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We found this bar by chance. Great atmosphere, good music and good food. Excellent local beers. Service was good too.

Thank Mark H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we would go back to the railway friendly bar, as it has nice food with great service. We enjoyed listening to the live music as he played alot of songs we knew and could sing along to .we will be back one day

Thank 975jill
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we walked in to the moment we left rude rude rude! No one wanted to serve us, they weren't even busy! The girl behind the bar was very unwelcoming hey u don't like ur job then don't work! Stay at home! I've...More

Thank Melissah1983
Reviewed 18 June 2017 via mobile

Good beers, convivial atmosphere, live music in the evenings and a tiny kitchen that pumps out a wide variety of tasty and filling meals. Tonight's half a roasted chook in tarragon butter with chats and steamed greens a case in point. There's a multitude of...More

Thank rjwman2015
Reviewed 15 June 2017

Love this place, so down to earth and full of characters. I remember arriving here in 1993 when it actually was the train station. Live music and rowdy footy crowds, cute bar staff and warm fires out front on a wet night. We ate sitting...More

Thank Tess P
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The name says it all pretty much. The Railway Friendly Bar is a local restaurant and pub that has been around for a long time. Up a few blocks from the beach and set off from the road a bit, you'd almost walk by and...More

Thank Jeff R
Reviewed 22 May 2017 via mobile

Had a chicken curry and a penne bolognaise - both were really good. Decent serves and fast service. This is a cash-only establishment, so make sure you're cashed up before coming here. Good live acoustic music was a bonus.

Thank Greyhound77
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

Staying overnight in Byron and looking for a good feed. Tried this pub. Advertised pub grub. A basic place with wooden benches and mainly outside. Night was reasonable so outside good. Both had the bangers and mash and had no complaints. Good honest food and...More

Thank Geoff M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub, Australian, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Local cuisine, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
12:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byron Bay Railway Station Jonson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 7662
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