Menu

A Perfect Byron Oasis

By Terase Davidson

The Pass Café is a Byron classic that consistently keeps serving up good vibes and great food, set in a tropical oasis hidden away from the crazy crowds and traffic jams, with the icing on this tropical oasis cake being that The Pass Café is less that 100m from the ocean – YAY!

We used to go to this cafe when we were kids when the offering was a rather simple 70s affair of hotdogs, ice-creams and milkshakes. Thankfully the food has well and truly advanced with the times and a menu that is jam packed with big flavours and plenty of healthy choices too.

On a recent trip my breakfast buddy Amber and I managed to score my favourite table, outside with a sneaky view of the ocean through the trees, and a glimpse of the Sea Shepherd vessel, which just so happened to be anchored in the bay!

Now I have to confess that I wouldn’t normally go for a smoothie, but boy oh boy was I glad I did on this occasion! I took a flavour party leap of faith and ordered the nourishing Green Vegan Smoothie for $10, further flavour lov’n’ proof that you don’t need to be vegan to enjoy a plant-based smoothie dance with a Byron Bay flavour goddess… oh yeah, and a full plastic-free straw big high-five shout out to The Pass Café crew too!

So what is so great about The Pass Café? Well apart from the delicious food, super-duper friendly staff and the friendly bush turkeys, it has to be the unique location! This place really does have the complete dream holiday vibe goin’ on; yes, you can most certainly have it all my beach-loving foodie friends in Byron Bay. Yes, you most certainly can take that carefree swim in the crystal-clear turquoise ocean, jump out all salty and revived, throw your towel around your waist… in a very bohemian not-a-care-in-the-world kinda manner, stroll nonchalantly up the tree-lined path to grab yourself some really beautiful food and refreshing drinks! Yep, all without even having to pack up your beach bag, so you can just as quickly and easily dive straight back into the ocean after your lunch or breakfast has settled, open that book you’ve been promising yourself you’d read, and breathe in your newfound Byron Bay oasis! 

Yup you guessed it – just another epic day in the Bay!

The Pass Café is serving up their awesome take on living in paradise from 7am till 11.30am for breakfast AND 12 till 2.30pm for lunch. These legends also cater for private events and weddings.

Terase is the founder of Taste Byron Bay, a local business that showcases local produce across all their menus for catering, events, private dining, food tours and cooking classes. For more information contact:  www.tastebyronbay.com or follow the fun on INSTAGRAM @tastebyronbay.


Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

 

Become a supporter of The Echo

A note from the editorial team

Some of The Echo’s editorial team: journalists Paul Bibby and Aslan Shand, editor Hans Lovejoy, photographer Jeff Dawson and Mandy Nolan

The Echo has never underestimated the intelligence and passion of its readers. In a world of corporate banality and predictability, The Echo has worked hard for more than 30 years to help keep Byron and the north coast unique with quality local journalism and creative ideas. We think this area needs more voices, reasoned analysis and ideas than just those provided by News Corp, lifestyle mags, Facebook groups and corporate newsletters.

The Echo is one hundred per cent locally owned and one hundred per cent independent. As you have probably gathered from what is happening in the media industry, it is not cheap to produce a weekly newspaper and a daily online news service of any quality.

We have always relied entirely on advertising to fund our operations, but often loyal readers who value our local, independent journalism have asked how they could help ensure our survival.

Any support you can provide to The Echo will make an enormous difference. You can make a one-off contribution or a monthly one. With your help, we can continue to support a better informed local community and a healthier democracy for another 30 years.”

Echonetdaily is made possible by the support of all of our advertisers and is brought to you by this week's sponsor Vast Ballina and Falls Festival