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$$$$French, ,
7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 1460
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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5:30 pm - 11:00 pmAll hours
French, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago

A group of 18 ladies with the set menu. The food was excellent with a good choice to choose from. The staff were friendly and helpful. Would recommend any group to visit, and many members of our group will be visiting again.

Thank Lorraine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't book a table, so this was the first time for us to dine at this establishment and it definitely will not be the last. The service could not be faulted! The waitress was very professional and helpful. The food was fantastic and came...More

Thank 14lad
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Chef Craig at Michel's has taken the duck battle between Chinese and French cuisines to an interesting place with the duck croquettes. Total respect for the duck is evident, with very subtle undertones of cinnamon and maybe even star anise? But one of the joys...More

Thank Kay m
Reviewed 28 October 2017

Fine dining with very attentive wait staff. A very interesting menu but you need to take your credit card.

Thank polly501
Reviewed 26 October 2017

Meals were fantastically sized and great food value, but can I just say Sophie, our waitress made the experience! She had excellent knowledge upon the menu; about all the streaks and ribs. However the main thing was she always checked up on us at appropriate...More

Thank gerryfoster
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Nice relaxed dining but food and service a little lacking. Dined here many times over the years but won't be coming back. Hubby had the Lamb rack which was tasty, but was left hungry with only 3 small pieces. I had the veal, mushroom, leek...More

Thank Harlegirl
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Went for a meal on Saturday night the service was just great from the time we walked through the door. As for the meal it was sensational.

Thank Kaye F
Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

I dined at Michels recently with a large group of friends. Everyone loved their meals. My oysters and lamb were amazing. Unfortunately the service let the restaurant down, we were only asked once for more drinks the entire night and at no point were our...More

Thank 203wildhogs
Reviewed 8 September 2017

We were looking for somewhere for lunch after having just arrived at our accommodation so decided to walk over the pedestrian bridge to South Townsville. Found this great indoor/outdoor restaurant that served seafood and other delights. Shared an entre of crumbed stuffed olives which were...More

Thank peter G
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

We came in to try out the new advertised menu and we were not disappointed! The food was absolutely beautiful and the service was amazing! We had a wonderful waitress. She was so friendly the whole night and was so helpful explaining everything on the...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 11 - USD 32
French, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
11:30 am - 2:30 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 1460
  • E-mail
A DESTINATION Michels restaurant is a French style bistro serving simple sophisticated cuisine. A long time favourite with locals - Michels is Townsville's restaurant destination. Proudly a multi-award winning restaurant, consistently awarded Chef Hat's by the Australian Good Food and Travel Guide and the recipient of the Trip Advisor's Certificate Of Excellence. Let our passionate and experienced restaurateurs, Craig Smith, executive chef and Tanya Roberts, front of house manager captivate your senses and take you on a sophisticated escape from it all.
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