Hannah Fewson shares her favourite spots around town.
What makes the Byron lifestyle so special?
The diversity and inclusivity of people in the region. The incredible natural scenery from the coast to the hinterland to the rainforest and national parks further inland.
What are some of your favourite places to shop?
We don’t shop much to be honest and we try to keep our consumer footprint pretty low. Our biggest expenditure is probably coffee at Harvest in Newrybar.
What’s your favourite spot for breakfast?
Doma in Federal is special if you fancy a bit of a drive.
What about drinks with friends?
The Eltham is our local and a great spot for everyone. It's actually where I met my husband when I worked behind the bar, so it holds a special place in my heart.
What’s the ultimate date night spot?
Ciao Mate in Bangalow is a favourite for pizza and cocktails. We also love Kouzina for authentic Greek food in the Byron industrial estate. Its little gravel courtyard full of potted geraniums and mosaics has a transportive effect.
What do you think is the best kept secret in town?
Where’s your favourite spot on the coast?
Whites or Kings beaches on a rainy winter day.
And somewhere that’s nice for a walk or hike?
I love to head inland and explore the