Harvest

4.4
520 reviews
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Australian
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  • Special Occasions
  • Lunch
A short ride from Byron Bay, Harvest Newrybar restaurant, bakery and deli showcase the diversity of the wonderful local region. Seasonal food sourced from artisan producers and the restaurants own edible gardens, sit alongside Australia’s native and wild ingredients, in the historic village of Newrybar.

Visit Harvest for a long lunch on the cool verandah, sample the bespoke weekly changing Wild Harvest menu at night (which is created after a day foraging in the Hinterland) or enjoy a traditional country breakfast at the weekend.

Harvest has received multiple accolades over the years including a hat in the Good Food Guide 2019 and Best Small List (50 Wines) by Gourmet Traveller Wine 2018.
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Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Recommend a pre meal cocktail at the bar before moving to the dining room to indulge in the meal for two with two sides accompanied by wine recommended by the wait team. Delicious.

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Tasmania
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Dined on 13 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was excellent and coffee was great as well. Staff were friendly and it was all in a beautiful setting- we went more than once in our week visiting the area. Would highly recommend it and hope to be back again.

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Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

Away on holiday

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Dined on 7 July 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 3Ambience 4

We went to Harvest over weekend for breakfast. Service started well but after our meals came the waitress went looking for salt and pepper but never returned, then had to ask another waitress re the side dish that was missing.
Overall food was good but not great

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Dined on 6 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous dining experience! All ingredients on the dinner menu are sourced locally. The wait staff had a thorough knowledge of each dish. The 5 course menu was divine, a perfect balance of flavours. Would definitely recommend 'Harvest' to anyone who appreciates fine dining and food with a difference. Possibly suited more to an adults pallette just because of the complexity and use of the ingredients. Compliments to the chef!!

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Dined on 3 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Forager's Wednesday night dinner was outstanding as was the service. A real delight and a great start to a short break!

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Dined on 2 July 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Wonderful food. Creative use of native ingredients. Great setting and service.

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Dined on 30 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great food and friendly service. Also dog friendly!

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Dined on 28 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Rustic charm and character, staff were so enthusiastic and attentive, ambience kicked off well with the lounge area and drinks before commencing to dining. Freshly foraged produce put together creatively and artistically!

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Dined on 22 June 2019
Overall 1Food 1Service 1Ambience 1

Opted for the 5 course menu.. it is supposed to be the speciality dishes of the house. There was nothing special in any of the dishes.. -except for the tea actually - there was a lack of taste , even though you can tell the ingredients are really fresh.
also the loud large group table didn’t help and the fact that nobody cared when I practically left my desert untouched .
there are smalldetails that you can’t avoid paying attention to.. cutlery on the table without a place mat/ table cloth

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Dined on 16 June 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Always reliably outstanding food and service. A Sunday lunch delight

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Dined on 8 June 2019
Overall 2Food 1Service 4Ambience 4

Words cannot describe the very pretentious and under whelming food. At no point did the menu allude to the fact that the lamb main was actually a dry pulled lamb breaded pattie. That was the start and the rest did not improve.

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Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

This restaurant is something special. Fairy lights, a roaring fire, a closed in verandah in the Queenslander style—this is an impossibly romantic and rustic space. Great drinks list with innovative cocktails and some obscure but delicious wines on offer. The food was absolutely scrumptious. Mahi mahi crumpets with fresh horseradish, just divine and perfectly balanced. Sourdough from the 100 plus year old wood fired oven with freshly churned, local butter—yummy. We loved our time at Harvest.

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GC
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Dined on 31 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

A wonderful place for a special event as we were. We will certainly return when next in the area. Thank you.

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Dined on 26 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was amazing! Outstanding staff!

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Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

We both tried new and wonderful foods and dared to experience something out of the ordinary. Thank you for sharing something special about everything endemic to the area.

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Dined on 25 May 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 4Ambience 4

We were very disappointed with the selection and quality of wines available. Three of our party were disappointed with the quality of the meals offered. Whilst kangaroo is expected to be a little tough, this was difficult to eat at all. The sardines were swamped in a jus that resulted in us losing the flavour of the fish.
However the Mushroom Ceviche and Grilled Barramundi were excellent meals and generous in portions.
Staff were very attentive and well informed of menu offerings

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Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 3Ambience 3

Harvest had been recommended to us as being a fantastic dining experience.
Coming from melbourne, we are used to great restaurants and so we were very much looking forward to this.
It was disappointing. Menu was limited, and sounded so much better than the result.
Nothing any of my friends could
The food was of a high quality but ( and we don’t mind paying top prices for a great experience) was uninspiring. The ‘crudités ‘ entree was no more than a platter of carrot, radish with a dressing.

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Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 2Ambience 2

Have been a diner at Harvest for 10 years. What has happened? Disappointed by automated booking system and felt stalked by the number of emails and several texts including one at 5am which woke us. Disappointed with the food - we have experienced far better before and with the service and presentation. We would most likely not go back and we took good friends which had never been and they said they would also not return. There was nothing memorable on the menu.

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London
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Dined on 19 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Amazing flavours and a cracking wine list

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Dined on 5 May 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Food was delish, great wine pairings and staff were friendly and professional

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Dined on 27 April 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 3Ambience 5

We really enjoyed our breakfast. A small select menu with a good variety. We had hoped to dine here for dinner but unfortunately restaurant was booked out on line. Only negative with our experience was that we ordered a second round of coffee's (the coffee is fantastic) & it never arrived. Overall a lovely experience situated in a quaint little town.

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KG
Brisbane / QLD
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Dined on 24 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fabulous food ! Some places try too hard, Harvest gets it just right. The tomato salad is outstanding and not to be missed!

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Dined on 23 April 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 5Ambience 5

Interesting food, beautifully prepared and presented. Great attentive service in a lovely setting. Third visit over a number of years and will be back again.
Mark & Jo

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JH
Sydney / NSW
3 reviews
Dined on 21 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Harvest is an amazing restaurant with a deli and bakery open now too to feed everyone wanting to try this amazing place. Gorgeous settings and views with food showcasing the fresh local produce and colours and flavours of the area. Cannot wait for my next visit.

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MC
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Dined on 20 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

The slow cooked lamb shoulder is a MUST!! Very Very Happy I got to experience this "talked about" cafe...CaNT WAIT FOR MY NEXT VISIT

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Dined on 19 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Second time we have held a small family occasion here. Ideal for all age groups. Food is excellent and flexible for sharing, mix and match of meals
Service charming and setting even nicer at lunch - indoor/outdoor feel/ ambience and village location

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Dined on 18 April 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

It's always a pleasure to dine at Harvest

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Dined on 17 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

This was some of the most interesting food I have ever eaten, not to mention absolutely delicious.

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Dined on 12 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Fantastic place that made our birthday weekend a smash hit! The staff are exceptional and it is easy to see why this establishment wins so many accolades! Thanks guys

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Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Great showcase of local food!

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SM
Brisbane / QLD
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Dined on 11 April 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

We had a beautiful lunch at harvest. The ceviche was a highlight! The service was prompt and attentive, would highly recommend Harvest

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Dined on 7 April 2019
Overall 3Food 4Service 2Ambience 5

We both had to ask 3 times for a top up of wine.
Food served without utensils.
No salt Pepper offered.

Potatoes rock hard

Overall disappointing as this is the third time we had been and first time below expectation.

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Dined on 30 March 2019
Overall 4Food 4Service 4Ambience 4

The food was fantastic, BUT, portion sizes are very small - table of 5 and spent over $400 on lunch, and left hungry. I probably wouldn’t go back.

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AF
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Dined on 27 March 2019
Overall 4Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

A nice special occasion dining experience food and service was good but make sure your credit card is clear

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Sydney / NSW
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Dined on 26 March 2019
Overall 2Food 2Service 3Ambience 3

Service was slow and not well managed. Food was too fussy and not particularly tasty. The “keep it simple stupid” has not been understood here. Even a simple thing as a fresh salad lacked lift and the right seasoning. A disappointing experience.. Good wine list though..

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Dined on 25 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 4

Great opportunity to try some challenging and unique native Australian ingredients. Lovely outdoor seating with open kitchen. Friendly staff. Only negative would be portion sizes. We had the 7 course tasting menu and there was too much food. So much so that we couldn’t really enjoy the final 2 to 3 courses.

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Dined on 23 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 4

Beuatiful scenery, helpful waitstaff and the food was divine. So fresh and delicious and love that the salads and herbs were grown on-site.

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Dined on 22 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 5Ambience 5

Well & truely worth the short trip out of town. We visited last night. The food was exquisite and the service was outstanding. Incredible effort for the kitchen & the staff to learn new menus every week so that patrons can experience the freshest local produce. Can’t wait to get back!!!!

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Dined on 20 March 2019
Overall 5Food 5Service 4Ambience 5

We love this restaurant, the food and service has always been exceptional, the waiting staff are friendly and knowledgeable (without being stuck up or pretentious).


The location is perfect with the dining area looking out over the vegetable gardens and beautiful northern New South Wales countryside.

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