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The Rocks at Aquarius

) #60 of 142 Restaurants in Byron Bay $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Vegetarian Friendly
16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6685 7663
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good35%
  • Average9%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Cafe, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We found the restaurant by chance for a breakfast and it was really good ! We ate on the terrace which was really nice and had a very tasty breakfast ! I recommend !

Thank Lola B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited Byron Bay for this year's writers festival. Enjoyed three breakfasts en route to the event. Relaxed and friendly staff. Good choice of breakfast options and nice sunny outdoor seating.

Thank almeriaAustralia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was great, however when ordering a smashed avocado it would be nice to receive more that 1/8 of an avocado!! Expensive for what was received, however it is Byron bay. There are other places which offer better value for money!

Thank Berit R
Reviewed 18 July 2017

We just came here to eat, we did not stay here. The burger we had here was absolutely delicious, and well priced. I didn't expect food at a backpackers to be so good ! The food in Byron Bay generally seems to be overpriced -...More

Thank AUStephanie
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed The Wreck and Bircher muesli for breakfast, and the coffee was delicious - despite the fact that the waitress spilt one of them all over the table (and our things) and then insinuated that we may have to buy another...but then realised it...More

Thank sjmtjackson
Reviewed 19 June 2017

There are plenty of water jugs readily available of which you can help yourself. If you order coffee there are no sachets of sugar or sweetener available as you have to ask for this with your coffee order. Otherwise you need to wait in line...More

Thank Kim P
Reviewed 30 May 2017

Went here for a refresher after a long walk and ended up getting the best milkshake of my life. The staff are so friendly and nice and go out of their way to make sure everything is made to a high standard. A little expensive...More

Thank Ming L
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

If you're after a quick and tasty Bacon and Egg breakfast, stop here. The food was well cooked, reasonably priced and the servings generous. Good coffee and yummy fresh apple juice. The only thing missing was friendly chat from the waitstaff, I wouldn't say they...More

Thank Kassie M
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We had brekky here. The man who served us was rude and abrupt, but the food and coffee was very good and the waitress who delivered the food was very polite and friendly. Service was quite fast. Ideal for a quick breakfast with quality food...More

Thank GlobetrotterJSH
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stopped here after seeing so many people there one morning and are glad we did. The breakfast options were enough we could each find something to eat without being too overwhelming. The atmosphere in its location on main street is fantastic and a great...More

Thank Gillian A
AquariusCrew, Manager at The Rocks at Aquarius, responded to this reviewResponded 14 March 2017

Hey Gillian, Thanks for the review! I have passed your comments onto our team, which was much appreciated. We are glad you enjoyed your time the Rocks Café, and we hope to see you back here again soon!

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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$8 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wine and Beer, Takeout, Reservations, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol
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Open Hours
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
07:00 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 16 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Shire  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6685 7663
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The Rocks Cafe and Bistro at Aquarius with it's chilled out vibe, caters for tourists and locals alike. With huge breakfasts, lazy lunches, freshly brewed local coffees and a range of smoothies and fruit juices to choose from, there is something for everyone. We are full licenced, with a number of tap beers, wines and cocktails, so why not treat yourself!
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