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A Touch of Salt

) #1 of 306 Restaurants in Townsville ₹₹₹₹ , , Vegetarian Friendly
86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4441
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good21%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Great atmosphere and friendly staff. Food was amazing, good variety and very well presented. We will be back, thanks.

Thank Q6390CXjasonf
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The new tapas menu is outstanding, the service is spot on. The food was OMG the best, please don't change this concept, the food was amazing the buttermilk duck is to die for. The scollops are amazing. We HIGHLY RECOMMEND you do yourself a favour...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Based on the reviews on TripAdvisor, we decided to try the restaurant, and we were not disappointed, the food was excellent. We started with Crocodile spring rolls and Zucchini & haloumi fritters (we shared) and then both of us had the Szechuan roasted duck -...More

Thank WallaceQld
Reviewed 1 week ago

Attentive service, exciting and different menu, encompassed by the relaxing atmosphere, all add up to making "A Touch Of Salt", a not to miss venue experience in Townsville. From when you arrive the wait staff are there to met your every need. We have frequented...More

Thank Jennifer H
Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my second visit to the restaurant and both times the food has been terrific. On both occasions I was part of a large party (around 35-40 people) which I think is always a good test of a restaurant. On this visit I had...More

Thank Deborah M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely atmosphere and friendly wait staff - perhaps could have been a bit more vigilant at topping up the water. Only 2 pages of menus for Starters, Entrees and Mains -but a good variety. I had the Charcoal Kangaroo starter and Szechuan Roasted Duck. Good...More

Thank tvkeg1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The flavours of the dishes offered are always a taste sensation and never dull. My favourite restaurant to celebrate a special occasion or to spoil myself. Servings are not huge but will always please. And you won't pay a fortune.

Thank beaus646
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went there for dinner with a friend and his partner. It was a first visit for all of us. From the moment we arrived we were treated as honoured guests. Our table overlooked the river bank with a view of the...More

Thank potblak
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great atmosphere and food by the river. Staff were pleasant and attentive. Only let down was the advertising of degustation menu that was not available.

Thank Teckkly
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Came here with my husband to celebrate my birthday. The food was amazing, very fresh and delicious. We ordered oysters for the starters which were amazing. Had goat and Salmon for mains, and both were outstanding too. For dessert i ordered a hummingbird cake as...More

Thank Shireen2017
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Questions & Answers
Jen C
6 October 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Property representative |
Hi Jen, Unfortunately we're closed Monday evenings. Tuesday to Saturday the kitchen is open until 9:30. Thanks, Mark Brine Owner A touch of salt
5 August 2016|
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Response from Mark B | Property representative |
Unfortunately no breakfast. Howevever, we now open for lunch Wednesday to Friday.
24 March 2016|
Response from Mark B | Property representative |
Unfortunately there's no entertainment, however, we regularly hold wine dinners and festivals that feature local and international artists. Please visit the A touch of salt website for more details. Thank you.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 33
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
View, Romantic, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups
Open Hours
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 15:00
18:00 - 12:00
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 4441
  • E-mail
Soak up waterfront views in style, perched on the edge of Ross Creek at A Touch of Salt restaurant, accessed from Ogden Street. A Touch of Salt has an area to suit many an occasion, whether meeting for casual coffee catch-ups under the verandah, holding lunchtime business meetings indoors or enjoying an ambient evening out on the deck, dining under the stars. A collection of ever-evolving menus are complemented by an impressively stocked wine cellar to suit dishes bursting with the flavours of seasonal ingredients, each artfully plated to please the eye.
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