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A Touch of Salt

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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
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86 Ogden Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4441
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18:00 - 12:00
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Tue - Sat 18:00 - 12:00
Wed - Fri 12:00 - 15:00
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was contacted days before by the restaurant to ask if they could do anything to enhance the special occasion...a first for me. On arrival the greeting was friendly but professional. The service was first class and we never had to go looking for a waiter all night. The food was exceptional any everyone, including family who had travelled from... More 

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Thank Robert R
Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We were pleased with the warm welcome we received and the subsequent service. Nothing seemed to be too much trouble for the staff. Meals were delivered promptly and enjoyed by both myself and my wife.

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Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Gathered with family & friends to celebrate my nieces birthday. The meal was amazing. Very difficult to choose from the menu as everything sounded delicious, but in the end we all made our choices. everybody commented on the presentation & flavours of their individual meals. the service was exemplary.It is a shame as my wife & i were only visiting... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had such high expectations and were so looking forward to our meal here but sadly it just lacked the WOW factor. The decor and atmosphere were lovely and there was little wrong with he food but it just wasn't very exciting it we felt it should have been. I had Sand Crab which really would have been so much... More 

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Hoi An, Vietnam
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I've been a few times and the food is usually very good. It is a nice place to dine when it is not busy However it can be noisy and service is not good when busy

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Collingwood, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived on time for our booking, but another couple had been seated at the table which was supposed to be ours, as a result of which we were seated at a table for four, but the additional settings were not removed. Having waited almost 20 minutes we were eventually asked if we wanted some drinks, we ordered from the... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Three of us were here for dinner. I had the scallops which were overcooked and tough. I didn't say anything, although I should have. My partner had the prawns which he said were tasty, and our son had the gyozas which he said were not as good as a local Japanese restaurant. My main of crispy skinned salmon was delicious,... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Upon arrival we were welcomed and felt so comfortable. Escorted to table with friendly dialog about our day and what we had been doing. Seated, water supplied immediately, and menus provided. The service throughout the night was efficient and staff were on hand to ensure all needs were met. The menu seemed to have takes on traditional dishes, but when... More 

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Townsville, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Delicious food, great wine and fabulous company. What more can you ask for? Although by the river, we went midday and enjoyed air conditioning splendour.....

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Melbourne, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Was really looking forward to going to this restaraunt. On arrival the maitre de took the guests who arrived just before us to a table for 2. A waiter came to us and we told him we had a booking he checked and took us to our table only to find the maitre de sitting the other couple at the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 8 - US$ 29
Cuisine
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Tuesday
18:00 - 12:00
Wednesday
18:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 15:00
Thursday
18:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 15:00
Friday
18:00 - 12:00
12:00 - 15:00
Saturday
18:00 - 12:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Ogden Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 4441
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?