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The Cardomom Pod Vegetarian

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Byron Bay at Shop 8 The Peir Arcade 7 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
+61 2 6680 8890
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Hobart, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went there for dinner with my fussy food eating daughter. She had the kofte with salad whilst I had the vegetarian lasagne - both were great! Huge portions and wonderful flavours. Washed mine down with apple and ginger juice. The place is quite hard to find down a back alley - but well worth looking for....

Thank DawnHendrick
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32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

Popped in for an evening meal whilst staying in Harrogate. Had a lovely meal. The food was tasty and nicely cooked. The service was excellent and the place was very busy for a Monday, which says a lot about a restaurant! Recommended!

Thank Ben S
Geelong, Australia
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44 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went here twice and loved it. My partner wasn't even a vegetarian and it was still one of his favourite places in byron! I highly recommend. There desserts are also really good. Bring cash because they don't take card.

1 Thank cheerryx
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23 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Perfect spot for a plate of vegetarian and vegan goodness. Select a range of dishes to load up on. Would go back!

1 Thank XAM1988
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 September 2016 via mobile

This is what I call a real Byron Bay eating place. Everyone who comes in looks like a wizard, a hippy or a musician. The food is filling and cheap, but they only take cash. Come prepared. They really fill the plates. We had a small each and it was plenty! They also have vegan options.

1 Thank M M
Fairy Meadow, Australia
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21 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 September 2016

My partner and I got there as they were packing up but the range of sweets beckoned us to try and sample the splendid range on offer. We were not disappointed. I have eaten there and had the vegetarian food and it is so magical. It leaves an imprint in your genetic memory to come back and retry the food... More 

Thank Glenn B
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3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

I came here for a birthday lunch. Its a veggie/ vegan place. I got the kofta curry and a cauliflower pakora and they were amazing!! I would highly recommend here, the food was unreal, the staff were friendly and it had really good vibes.

Thank Emb00018
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Awesome Dahl and hot food selection. The raw desserts are amazing! I wish the cherry slice was still available but the pumpkin pie is incredible!!! Wish you guys opened up in Sydney!

Thank Pippa G
Long Island, NY
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14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 September 2016

I am an Indian foodie, and I approached this place, given its Hari Krishna pedigree, with some caution. No need. I advise avoiding the deep fried items on general nutritional principles. But we have enjoyed multiple meals here of brown rice, the main curry of the day, and the dahl, with great delight. Just a small size ($11) in the... More 

Thank SteveRK
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016

Yummy vego food, I had vegetarian Musaka and dahl which filled me up and I was happy. The only bad thing was they had no key for the bathroom and a piss poor explanation of why and no "oh you can use the bathroom down yonder while ours is out of action"

Thank Stuart P

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$9
Indian, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Byron Bay at Shop 8 The Peir Arcade 7 Lawson St, Byron Bay, New South Wales 2481, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  New South Wales  >  Byron Bay
  • Phone Number: +61 2 6680 8890

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Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?