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A Touch of Salt

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4441
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • 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 3 days ago

Exceptional restaurant and fantastic service. One of the best restaurants in Townsville. Tucked away and situated on the river edge, you can choose to eat inside or outside - depending on how hot a day it is. Every time I have dined here the food...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank townsville2017
Reviewed 3 days ago

Tasty food combined with great customer service. Set within a great atmosphere especially towards the evening. I would recommend this restaurant without hesitation for anyone looking for a great dining out.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Champika132
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I eat at A Touch of Salt at least once a month, and I am regularly impressed by their care and attention to detail. Lots of people can find dining ‘solo’ rather daunting, however, the staff are always polite and happy to talk about the...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank MazOC11
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Date night and DH surprised me with a dinner at Touch of Salt. The spot where it is located by the river, at the end of the footbridge, while stunning in the evening, is typically disturbed by locals. We were impressed with the simple, straightforward...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Herika M
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had the most wonderful meal and the service was excellent as there was at least 20 at our table we didn't have to wait for anything. Would recommend at any time.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank RosieE326
Reviewed 6 days ago

We have been with my daughter to this Restaurant before. Service is always with a smile. I had the Goats Cheese Gnocchi for an Entree, but they were not to my liking, not the "usual Gnocchi," they were small sliced potatoes and very floury. The...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 204nancyf
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Love dining here. The food and wine combinations are always delightful🧡🧡 only place i alwaya have entree, main, dessert and cocktails!

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Stella0212
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Finally made it to this restaurant but I can guarantee a return visit sooner rather than later. Very tasty yummy food with friendly service. I would definitely recommend this restaurant.

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank soomart2013
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a lovely family dinner there. We enjoyed entree and mains. No room for dessert so cannot comment on them but all our dishes were at least an 8 out of 10. I had some pork belly and the harissa lamb for main was amazing....More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank 888nathany
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We paid good money for a 5 course degustation experience and while the food was very good, the wine matched for the experience was just ok. Service was mediocre at best with an inattentive and inexperienced waiter who left before we did ‘because he had...More

Date of visit: December 2018
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Questions & Answers
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
USD 7 - USD 30
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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, 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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