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Eat, drink, shop

Start your journey the right way at Ballina Byron Gateway Airport. The Airport provides travellers with delicious food, drink and retail options, as well as essential facilities for a smooth journey. 

The Beach Grill and Salt Bar

Located through screening in the departure lounge at the Ballina Byron Airport, The Beach Grill Cafe & Kitchen and The SALTBAR are open 7 days a week for all departing flights.

With a focus on providing fresh food and friendly service, our team are here to welcome you right up until you step onto your flight. Order from our menu and your meal will be freshly made to order, or grab a quick bite to eat from our cake display providing a wide range of options to suit all tastes and dietary requirements.

The Beach Grill Cafe & Kitchen and The SALTBAR are owned and operated by long-term locals Jake and Nerida Baker. Both growing up in this beautiful region and building careers in the aviation and advertising industries, the couple felt no need to move to the city to achieve their life goals.

For more information, including their menu and opening hours visit

The Relay Travel Essential Store is a leader in travel essentials offering a wide range of products from press, magazines and books, food and beverages, souvenirs, electronics, travel accessories and care products.

Grab a best seller for your in-flight reading.