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A Touch of Salt

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86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4441
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good20%
  • Average8%
  • 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 1 week ago

Lunched today at this restaurant. The chips were soggy and not appetising. The steak's topping was overpowering with capsicum flavour. Unfortunately, the noise from Christmas party lunchers was very loud and drove us out of the restaurant. Received a shock when we got our bill;...More

1  Thank Maureen B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food was sensational, the setting lovely and the staff very friendly. You must do it!!!! I had the eye fillet and my wife had the pork belly. Both were fantastic.

Thank flatchange
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the reservation was easy over the phone , the confirmation was easy "txt" the welcome was one perfect like you get as a regular the table was perfect the pre ordered wines were perfect the level of attention from the staff was just right (...More

Thank greg c
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Professional locally owned and operated establishment. If you are that special touch, this is your place. I have never had a meal there that is less than excellent

Thank CoffeeCritical
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Another delightful dinner where, despite being an extremely busy night with two large tables inside and a big work party outside, the Brine family and their team delivered again and we felt professionally pampered with personalized attention - clever indeed. Mark is the consummate maitre...More

Thank Kay m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

For those of us that prefer quality over quantity there are plenty of dishes available in the entree section of the menu. I had the tortellini plus a side of fresh greens. That left plenty of room for a delicious desert. I would happily go...More

Thank Kenso99
Reviewed 13 November 2017

Excellent food.Great service, Great atmosphere. But it can be a bit pricey. The meals we had were good and very filling. The service was first class.

Thank holidaytime2222
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

Visited this restaurant again with friends. The food is always of high quality and it is accompanied with good service. There was a party of 11 and all were complimentary of the food and pricing. They have a very solid wine list. I would recommend...More

Thank Gary D
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

Always a great experience! Been here several times, great service, great food - top notch fine dinning

Thank Scot H
Reviewed 8 November 2017 via mobile

This place is probably Townsville's top restaurant. I found everything from the service, cuisine, excellent wine range, to be flawless. Treat yourself -- and enjoy.

Thank Andrew James G
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Danette L
29 November 2017|
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Response from greg c | Reviewed this property |
I suggest that you contact the restaurant direct I am sure that they would be more than happy to develop a menu you will not forget good luck
Bill M
16 November 2017|
Response from mark b | Property representative |
Yes, all major credit cards are accepted.
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
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Romantic, View, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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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