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Townsville RSL

139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
+61 47599500
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Overview
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good31%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peri peri” (3 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
DETAILS
139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
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1 - 10 of 117 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Very slow service. Had one lady working on the bar and also taking food orders so took forever to get a drink. Food wasnt bad.. rather inexpensive. I think if you want to go somewhere cheap without the frills this would be a place to...More

Thank tina T
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Excellent doesn't even begin to describe the amazing experience I had for my wedding. Food was beyond amazing with guests still complementing me. The staffs service and was quick, efficient and polite, constantly offering refills of drinks for the bridal table etc. The venue was...More

1  Thank Sharley-rose S
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited for dinner and a few drinks but we're staying in the city. It's about a $15 cab ride each way. Food was good and quite a nice atmosphere in the club. Only recommendation would be to run a courtesy bus. We would have...More

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

RSL always offers a friendly service, the food is amazing! Just melt in your mouth. A great atmosphere and always feel like part of the family.

Thank Emma M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Emma M, Thank you for sharing your dining with the Trip Advisor community. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments from our guests. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 28 March 2017

...that a dink RSL would have some of the best food in Townsville! The staff are pleasant, cheap drinks, you have play the pokies. Earns a place in my Top 10 for its chicken breast stuffed with cream cheese and bacon and a dessert so...More

Thank Trak T
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Trak T, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent experience. I have passed your comments onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 24 March 2017

had the most amazing meal cooked for me by Mel,the taste and flavour were amazing and the service was fantastic ,i highly reccommend this restaurant and will be returning very soon ,i would give LAVARACKS a 10/10 and congratulations once again to Mel for a...More

Thank leahwilliams12
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear leahwilliams12, Thank you for such a fantastic review. We always enjoy receiving such positive comments from our guests. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were visiting from interstate & we are in the Pub business, we signed in and the process with the team on the front desk was very positive. We walked around the venue having a look @ how they executed there offering and how the...More

1  Thank gregf674
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear gregf674, I read your comment with disappointment, however we do not allow staff, including managers to drink while on shift. As all feedback is taken seriously, we would really like to get to the bottom of this experience so please contact me on 0747...More

Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It was fantastic, great value, have never been disappointed. Best steak in town. Fine dinning not too expensive.More

1  Thank Nancy F
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Nancy F, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience on Trip Advisor. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed dinner in Lavarack's We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage...More

Reviewed 13 January 2017

Ironically although we always seek out an RSL club for an evening meal when on the road for long periods during domestic travel we had not sampled the wares at the Townsville RSL. We decided to celebrate an achievement by one of our children by...More

Thank Robert B
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Robert B, Thank you for taking the time to share your resent experience at the Townsville RSL. We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome Christmas lunch. Fantastic effort by all. The buffet was extremely extensive, the selection of the hot & cold foods was excellent. But the was surpassed by the selection of desserts & the way they were presented. Again another excellent dining experience

1  Thank Mick K
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Mick K, Thank you for sharing your experience from Christmas Day. I have passed your comments onto the team for their information. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. King Regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
USD 7 - USD 26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 47599500
Description
Townsville RSL is home to 2 wonderful eating areas. Downstairs we have the all new Garrisons, open for lunch (11:30am - 2:00pm) and dinner (5:30pm - 9:00pm_ 7 days a week.

Upstairs, we boast the award winning Lavarack's Restaurant open for lunch Fridays from 12pm - 2pm and dinner Tuesday - Saturdays from 6pm - 9pm.

Townsville RSL also has a fantastic Sports Bar with the biggest TV in any pub or club in Queensland, a large Atrium area, perfect for our live music 3 times a week or just relaxing in, full TAB & Keno areas, a modern gaming lounge and function facilities from conferences to weddings.