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The Balcony Restaurant

) #8 of 302 Restaurants in Townsville $$ - $$$ Cafe, , International
Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 2255
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was not our first breakfast at the Balcony and as previous visits - a great feed in a well presented environment. The staff are always friendly, courteous and a pleasure to be served by them. In the big breakfast the bacon steak is a...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 30 April 2017

Taste and Delicious. Friendly Service with Smile. Thanks to the young lady, Very helpful good attitude. Cheers.

Thank Abdul S
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Had a wonderful lunch here recently. Service is wonderful, food is all made fresh on premises - even the hollandaise! Thank you for a lovely lunch - see you again soon.

Thank TropTravTSV
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

.... poached pair with granola & mascarpone & berries. Upstairs indoors or out. Out is pleasant if out of the sun. The menu looked good. Handy if in cbd

1  Thank Rosemary F
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I lunch at this place on my days off solo (cause everyone else working) order the chicken, pumkin risotto. It's expensive but well worth it. Service is good and attentive. I can't comment on other foods but the risotto is to die for

Thank tracyharris484
Reviewed 14 March 2017

as name said Balcony ,so lot of steps to reach the loverly food If your a little slow in legs you may wish to try else where ,but if you can handle to walk up and back down you have try

Thank 61peter2015
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Had breakfast on Sunday morning. The big breakfast is enough to feed 2 people. Fresh juices are beautiful. Faith was very nice in serving us, quick and helpful.

Thank Sue S
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

We are now regulars here and can always find something amazing on the Menu. The service is fantastic, the food is delicious and the coffee is amazing! The Balcony is definitely worth a visit.

Thank Laf14
Reviewed 11 February 2017 via mobile

Whilst visiting Townsville for work I had the opportunity to get out for an early breakfast. The Balcony Restaurant is centrally located in the CBD, just 100m from the Grand Chancellor where I was staying. Seating is available both inside and outside on the balcony....More

Reviewed 10 February 2017 via mobile

Being fussy about eggs bene the balcony definitely delievered!!!! The lady working was super friendly and made the best coffee. Ill be back again for breakfast.

Thank Kgll
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • Value
Average prices
USD 9 - USD 23
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4771 2255
  • E-mail
OPEN 7 days, The Balcony Restaurant is located upstairs at number 287 Flinders Street Townsville City. The heritage building has been the home of the Balcony Restaurant for over 25 years. The timber staircase takes you on and upwards to the quirky space above that ensures a unique and memorable experience unmatched in Townsville. Nestled high above, the Balcony Restaurant permeates a relaxed and pleasant ambiance where you can escape the hustle and bustle of below. Escape to the bliss of the Balcony's charm where you can enjoy the delicious food, the great coffee, an icy cold beverage, good music and let our happy staff take care of you. Open 7 days Monday & Tuesday 9am till 2pm. Wednesday to Sunday 7.30am till 2pm
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