Coffee is serious business in Byron Bay.
The Byron Bay and hinterland areas are brewing with creative coffee bean growers and roasters. Open your tastebuds to the north coast way of waking up. Try the different blends, and then try some more.
We’ve hand selected some of the best coffee houses in the Byron Bay and hinterland areas with something unique to offer, and brews to give you the best start to your day.
65 Carlyle Street
Popular cafe and takeaway corner store on top of a hill in the residential area. Serving Single O Roasters coffee, burgers, sandwiches, smoothies and acai. Local organic free-range produce. A social place where you can sit on the grass, feel the sea breeze and have a chat. Relaxed feel of those carefree summer days of the 70s.
Folk Byron Bay
399 Ewingsdale Road, Byron Bay
Welcome to the garden. House made & home grown. A lush atmosphere and great tunes. All of their products are made with love and are vegetarian and plantbased.
Shop 1, 21-25 Fletcher Street
In the centre of town, only a block from the beach. A popular café with a great brekkie menu and reputation for consistently good coffee. Sit in the morning sunshine, read the newspaper and relax with a cuppa.
Byron Fresh Cafe
7 Jonson Street, Byron Bay
6/142 Bangalow Road, Byron Bay
Food and coffee combine with absolute grace in one of Byron Bay’s primary foodie destinations. You may feel like you’ve walked into one of the Bay’s coolest bars but The Roadhouse is actually a whole-food eatery with a menu reflecting the best of what’s in-season and on-trend.
1 Byron Street
Hand crafted fresh roasted Allpress coffee. The hot air roasting process of Allpress coffee treats the bean without smoke or burn, so the natural sweetness and smooth taste is elevated. Locals line up every morning to see these baristas in action. Quick, friendly and consistent.
2 Marvel Street
Overflowing with early birds keen for their brekkie and brew. Constantly abuzz with people lounging on outdoor seating, soaking up their burst of vitamin D. Talented baristas serving fresh espresso, filter and ever-changing guest coffee blends from Marvell St Coffee Roasters. A mural on the sidewall features local, well-known and emerging artists and adds to this hip streetscape of Byron.
Shop 5B, 21-25 Fletcher Street
A raw food café serving a coffee blend of the finest organic fair trade beans, medium to strong flavour, with a pinch of sweetness. The house blend is roasted fresh every week up in the Yarra valley by award winning roaster, David Moon. All coffee is made with a double shot to start your engine. Rev up here!
2 Clifford Street
Hang out on the ancient recycled timber veranda with your morning brew and a freshly baked pastry. Serving blends from local coffee plantation and roastery, Zentvelds, the brew is fresh and hits the spot. Opens early and there’s a line up most mornings until way after the school bell rings. A sign the coffee’s good. Bounces every Saturday with live music from local musos.
193 Broken Head Road
Visit a plantation for fresh coffee straight from the field. Award winning coffee plantation and roastery in the hills behind Byron Bay. Have your beans ground to order directly from the Roastery door. Learn more about the wonderful process of the beautiful brown bean. Try their Reserve 01 signature blend with rich, spicy chocolate notes, depth and character.
18-22 Old Pacific Highway
A picturesque coffee stop before heading into the hills of the Byron hinterland. Sip your coffee on the veranda or grab a takeaway and a picnic hamper from the Deli. Restored vintage Queenslander surrounded by edible gardens in the village of Newrybar. Serves Allpress coffee and a range of freshly prepared gourmet food. Book in for a memorable dinner on your way home.
10 Station Street
A surf shack in the hinterland serving up Duke’s Coffee and other fine blends. The little sister of Folk in Byron Bay, Woods is a popular coffee house and organic vegetarian cafe in the arts precinct of Bangalow.
Bangalow Farmer Markets
Behind the Bangalow Hotel, Saturday mornings
Meet the farmers and roasters face-to-face in this smaller farm fresh market on a Saturday morning from 8-11am. Local growers such as Byron Aromas Coffee with their Green Mountain Estate coffee, Nashua Valley Organics with their hand picked and sundried locally grown brew and Bangalow Coffee are brewing up their beans and sharing their sweet aromas with the rest of the village.
Whether it’s a quick coffee on the run or a day’s drive on a caffeine-fuelled coffee trail, you’ll find something special in the coffee of our beautiful region. We hope you’ll wake up and live the good life in Byron Bay.