Townsville - Eating
Townsville boasts three fine dining precincts: first, on Palmer Street, you’ll find various cuisines from Greek, Italian, Asian to French and traditional Australian. Secondly, Townsville’s waterfront esplanade - The Strand - offers a string of waterfront cafés with stunning views, fine restaurants and the famous Seaview Hotel Steakhouse. Finally, Gregory Street offers fine coffee and light alfresco dining. Flinders Street also offers a range of eateries for those out to experience Townsville’s nightlife.
Famous for its range of gourmet steak dishes, the Southbank Grill also offers a range of fresh seafood, and a mouth-watering dessert menu making the Southbank Grill a must.
Set on the Gregory Street Headland with views of the Strand’s golden beaches, glistening Cleveland Bay and glorious Magnetic Island. Joe’s Diner serves classic American diner food with a little help from Australian favourites.
Whiteblue - Modern Greek Restaurant and Lounge Bar
Located in the middle of Townsville’s Palmer Street eating precinct, Whiteblue is a Greek restaurant with a funky and fresh atmosphere. Traditional Greek fare with a modern twist.
Palmer Street’s first restaurant offers a great mix of multi-cultural dining experiences utilising fresh local ingredients.
Benny’s Hot Wok Restaurant and Bar
For Townsville’s best Asian cuisine, you have got to check out Benny’s Hot Wok. With modern décor and a unique atmosphere, Benny’s 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. discount happy hour is a must for the discerning diner.
This noodle bar offers traditional Thai cuisine in a setting with warm atmosphere. Situated on Townsville’s night club strip, Chilli Jam boasts an inexpensive meal satisfying those late night cravings.
An Indian experience you won’t forget. This top quality establishment uses the finest spices and herbs in the preparation of its varied menu. Well known in the area, also serves takeaways.
For relaxed waterfront dining overlooking the Townsville Marina, don’t miss the Pier Restaurant and Bar. The only restaurant in town sitting directly over water, it has a magnificent backdrop offering superb views of the city, harbour and marina by day or night.
Mouth watering starters and steaks to die for. With a huge range of imported and local beers, this is the place to be.