With the holiday season fast approaching there is nothing better than being on holiday and enjoying a relaxed sumptuous lunch or dinner.  Townsville boasts an impressive selection of fantastic restaurants. There’s plenty to choose from, varying from waterfront casual dining, fine dining, French or Italian cuisine, modern Australian to mouth-watering steaks.

We’ve pulled together a list of restaurants you might like to try.  You could start at the top of the list and work your way down!

1 – A Touch of Salt
Modern Australian
Address: 86-124 Ogden St, Townsville
Best for: Stylish alfresco waterfront dining
Website: www.atouchofsalt.com.au

2 – Longboard Bar & Grill
Modern Australian
Address: 80 Gregory Street, Townsville
Best for: Soaking up the beachfront vibe and Magnetic Island waterfront views in funky, casual surrounds
Website: www.longboardbarandgrill.com

3 – cbar
Address: Gregory Street Headland, Townsville
Best for: Enjoy all day dining right on the waterfront,
Website: www.cbar.com.au

4 – The Waterfront
Address: 1/69 Palmer Street, South Townsville in Townsville’s East Street precinct
Best for: Fresh from the ocean seafood, with views of Castle Hill, Townsville Yacht Club Marina, Maritime Museum, Maritime Park, The Harbour Channel & Ross Creek
Website: www.thewaterfronttownsville.com.au

5 – Pier Restaurant
Australian seafood
Address: Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville City
Best for: Hot & cold seafood platter at Townville’s ultimate seafood destination, situated at the end of a pier!
Website: www.pierrestaurantandbar.com.au

6 – IMC Steakhouse
Australian Steakhouse
Address: 17 Palmer Street, South Townsville
Best for: You guessed it – superior quality steaks that showcase the excellence of Australian farmers from Cape York to Cape Grim.
Website: www.imcsteakhouse.com.au

7 – Jam Restaurant
Address: 1 Palmer Street, South Townsville
Best for: Gorgeous surrounds and a Nighttime degustation menu that provides a ‘Taste of North Qld’
Website: www.jamcorner.com.au

8 – City Lane & City Arcade: a unique dining experience in the heart of Townsville. City Lane boasts 9 fantastic restaurants with a wide variety of cuisines.
Restaurants include:
– Born Wild
– Dona Bionda
– Harri Dumpling
– Sakana
– Shaw & Co.
– Syros Greek Street Food
– The Courtyard
– The TapHouse
– Zizigo Korean Cuisine
Located: 373-401 Flinders St, Townsville City
Website: www.citylane.com.au

9 – Wild Rice
Laos and Thai Cuisine
Address: Located: 235 Flinders Street Townsville City
Best for: delicious food served in lovely surrounds
Website: www.facebook.com/WildRiceLaoThai/

10 – Grill’d
Casual dining
Address: 3 Palmer Street, Townsville
Best for: A range of burgers accompanied by perfectly cooked fries
Website: www.grilld.com.au