Here are the top 10 things to check out in Byron Bay in May 🙌 ♥️

1. Caper, Byron Bay’s Food & Culture Festival curated by chef Louis Tikaram, is on 17th – 26th May with incredible events across the region’s top venues – tickets are selling fast, book via link in @caperbyronbay bio 🌴💙

2. Talented Italian chef Manuel Tersigni has opened the neighborhood Italian restaurant of my dreams 🙌♥️ @rosetta_deli_bistro in Mullumbimby is serving up nostalgic Italian dishes using the freshest local ingredients 🇮🇹🍝

3. The final of the Byron Bay Cocktail Competition is being held at @casalunabyronbay on Monday 6th May in collaboration with local whisky legend @highwaymanwhisky…come along and support your favorite bartenders!! 🍸🍹

4. Mother’s Day is on Sunday 12th May and @crystalbrookbyron has an incredible buffet brunch spread planned with locally sourced delicacies & bottomless mimosas surrounded by the lush greenery of @forestbyronbay 🥂🌴

5. @harvestnewrybar is serving a long relaxing Mother’s Day lunch on their farmhouse veranda and @harvestdeli has a collection of beautiful artisanal Mother’s Day cakes available for pre-order 🌳🍰


6. Located in Alstonville’s heritage post office @buckleyschance by day is an artisan cafe, and on Friday & Saturday nights opens for dinner with exceptional food & seriously great drinks 😍😍

7. Ceviche, empanadas, Pisco Sour…much-loved chefs Andres & Franco are serving up epic Peruvian classics with a Northern Rivers twist at their charming restaurant @bonitoperuvian 👨‍🍳🇵🇪


8. On 21st May Loft is hosting the 7th Chef Collab Pop Up Series where up-and-coming Northern Rivers chefs are mentored by chefs from the region’s best restaurants – tickets are available via the link in @loftbyronbay bio 👩‍🍳🧑‍🍳

9. @heapskorean is serving up epic Korean food from 11am daily including Korean Fried Chicken, bibimbap, bulgogi, bao buns and kimbap…everything is delicious and very reasonably priced! 🍗🔥

10. On 30th May @bayleafcafe is hosting their first producer dinner for the year with an epic 5 course collaboration with local gourmet mushroom growers @shroombrothers_ 🍄🍄‍🟫


Curated by Cat Jones aka @byron.bay.eats
After many years of incredible gastronomic experiences across the globe, Cat has returned to the region. Inspired by the excellent produce, local products and restaurants in the area, Cat started Byron Bay Eats in 2020, capturing the essence of Byron’s unique culture to become the leading food voice in the region.