Set in one of the town’s few remaining heritage buildings, Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. is practically a Byron institution, with most of us having enjoyed more than our fair share of sunset cocktails, lavish breakfasts and people watching on its’ iconic balcony over the years. And with its enviable position, stylish beach house vibes and plethora of delicious dining (and drinking) options, it’s easy to see why!
Recently changing hands to the powerful Sydney Collective, who’ve established a reputable portfolio of venues such as Beachside Dojo and Watson’s Bay Hotel, the Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. has undergone some seriously stylish renovations, a complete menu overhaul and the introduction of some very impressive event options which has secured Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. as an exciting new hot spot for Byron Bay weddings and associated events such as rehearsal dinners, hens and bucks events and even recovery brunches…
Teaming with award-winning Executive Chef Sean Connolly, who is widely known for his exceptional creations in the kitchen, Balcony Bar & Oyster Co’s menu focuses on simple, honest, seasonal dishes. Making use of locally sourced ingredients and sustainable produce is true to Executive Chef Connolly’s ethos that the less you do with food, the better it tastes. Which you’ll quickly agree with once you’ve experienced their fresh selection of seafood. Because really, is it even possible to beat oysters and cocktails on a warm afternoon?
Balcony Bar & Oyster Co’s range of enticing wedding and event packages have been carefully designed to suit all types of pre and post wedding events – you can even hire out the whole venue for the perfect reception option to follow your beach ceremony. And it’s only a hop, skip and jump for your guests to get from the sandy shores till they are mingling on the verandah’s with a champagne in hand and those divine sea breezes flowing. This exclusively private option caters for up to 200 friends and family members.
The Palms balcony area is a favourite location for pre-wedding celebrations, catering for groups of up to 40 guests. Positioned atop their generous wrap around balcony, styled with tropical luxe greenery, vintage teal tiles, and scattered floral arrangements, you’ll enjoy an uninterrupted view of the town’s happenings.
Or, enjoy one of Connolly’s famous long table feasts in Balcony Bar & Oyster Co’s recently refurbished private dining room. Suitable for an intimate soiree hosting up to 20 guests, The Dining Room can open up to combine with The Palms to comfortably seat 60. Rehearsal Banquets include a selection of Sean’s signature southern fried chicken lollipops, delicious free range lamb shoulder with raspberry vinegar and parmesan slaw, while Rehearsal Feasts add a few extra treats such as freshly shucked oysters, chocolate brownies, and decadent cheese boards.
Balcony Bar & Oyster Co’s relaxed beachy atmosphere and lavish meals are the perfect way for wedding guests and family members to mingle over great tasting food in a beautiful setting, ahead of the big day.
Celebrate your Hen’s Event with minted lemonade on arrival and graze on crab and lettuce tacos with salmon caviar, a selection of locally-caught fish, salads and nibbles. We’re so in love with the vibe of this place, setting the scene perfectly for a fun day turned night with your favourite girl gang.
For the boys on their Buck’s Night, expect Stone and Wood Pacific Ale on arrival destined to quench thirsts, while chomping on duck fat chips, steak tartare and Sean’s chicken lollipops all washed down with an Espresso Martini – should you choose to upgrade. Nothing beats bonding with the lads over boutique beers and delicious food before tying the knot.
And once the big day and night festivities of your wedding are over, why not recover and refuel with a breakfast feast consisting of freshly baked pastries, seasonal fruit and coconut yoghurt, Spanish eggs, fresh OJ, tea, and coffee. Or keep the good times rolling with a Bloody Mary for an early morning pick me up. We mean, you just got married, why not live it up?
Balcony Bar & Oyster Co. is the perfect location for your pre and post wedding celebrations as well as tying the knot in style. Situated in the heart of Byron Bay, if you’re looking for a relaxed atmosphere, high-quality food and beverages with a bustling view, look no further than Balcony Bar & Oyster Co.