The Best Vegan and Vegetarian Restaurants in Byron Bay

Miss Margarita
Miss Margarita | © Raffaella Dice
Kelly Hawke

Byron Bay is a melting pot of locals and tourists from all over the globe. There is an abundance of restaurants and bars, many offering an array of wholesome vegetarian and vegan options. Known for its laid-back, boho vibe, Byron Bay is a must-visit no matter what your favourite cuisine is.

1. Harvest Newrybar

Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, Contemporary

The historic town of Newrybar is home to Harvest, a restaurant, bakery and deli that brims a country-inspired feel across three restored buildings. Harvest’s contemporary Australian cuisine is curated from locally sourced produce from the Byron hinterland and offers a wholesome culinary experience, with plenty of vegetarian options on the menu. It’s a must-do for any vegan or vegetarian foodie who wants to enjoy locally sourced food with a hint of creativity.

2. Bayleaf Cafe

Cafe, Restaurant, Contemporary

Bayleaf Cafe in Byron Bay has become a Byron institution for those wanting a wholesome breakfast or lunch. Their colourful dishes are filled with local, nutritious produce and are always full of flavour. Whether you feel like an acai bowl, chickpea crepe, fresh juice or hearty salad, sit back and enjoy watching the world go by in your delicious Byron bubble.

3. The Roadhouse

Cafe, Restaurant, Healthy, Beer, Australian

From toned surfers to boho babes, The Roadhouse is the place to see and be seen in Byron. This laid-back, yet trendy cafe offers a menu filled with vegetarian options. It boasts wholesome and nutritious options, which are curated from ingredients that are sourced and foraged locally. Think pretty as a picture acai bowls, zucchini spagetti and decadent raw treats.

4. Miss Margarita

Bar, Brasserie, Restaurant, Mexican, American, Vegetarian

Miss Margarita is a hotspot with locals and tourists thanks to its beachside location and delicious menu. This friendly cantina boasts a Mexican menu to remember, adding a hint of creativity and spice to vegan and vegetarian options. Miss Margarita is renowned for its ‘moreish’ food and is always keeping up with the unwavering demand for fresh produce. It’s the perfect place for a wholesome meal and maybe a margarita or two?

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