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Watermark Restaurant & Bar

The Watermark 72-74 the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4281
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible5%
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“seafood mornay” (10 reviews)
“steak” (69 reviews)
“pizza” (51 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 11:00 pm Hours
Italian, Steakhouse, Pizza, Seafood, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
The Watermark 72-74 the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Top 3 Reasons to Eat Here
Sponsored by: Watermark Restaurant & Bar
" 5-Star service, fantastic food and fresh."
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"i got the hot & cold seafood platter to share and it was amaaaazing"
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"Fantastic view looking out toward the ocean with a warm breeze blowing"
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1 - 10 of 902 reviews

Reviewed today

Very pleasant staff, efficient and thoughtful. Great food. We all enjoyed it and although the day was hot, we were cool. Definitely would go again.

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Beva211
Restaurant's Favourite
Reviewed 30 August 2018 via mobile

We dined last night for a friends birthday dinner. Our waiter was Nigel who was very helpful and organised for the cake to come out looking amazing! Great service all night and the food was great too. I ordered the ravioli in the entree size...More

Date of visit: August 2018
1  Thank prinsez_84
Reviewed yesterday

Business lunch with great service and beautiful food. The view across the water was lovely and there was a nice sea breeze blowing in on quite a warm day. Highly recommend

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Mumndaughter
Reviewed 3 days ago

We went to this venue with friends and were very impressed with the high quality standard there. Meals were excellent and value for money. Extensive range of seafood on offer as well as the usual restraint meals. I could not fault my sea food meal...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Howard S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We decided to eat here when staying in Townsville. Food and service in particular were really good. Our waiter was from Nepal and a really nice chap.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TR4prez
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was for my Birthday meal and our waiter went back and beyond to give us great service. Then surprised me with a birthday desert complimentary. This made my night even more special.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank katsg44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the boss in town and he offered dinner for my wife and I; we wanted to show the virtues of Townsville so thought where else but the watermark. Staff were good and put us on a table to the front of the place....More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank brendanjt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A beautiful meal - five family members and all of them chose a different dish. Everyone enjoyed their meal. Dishes ranged from a steak (rated tender and delicious), chicken burger, three different pasta dishes. The meals were large and certainly met expectations. Service was quick...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Evelyn E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great location overlooking the Strand beach. Nice fit-out / decor .. the food is always very good but you have to choose carefully. I ordered chargrilled octopus thinking it would be light starter but they came covered in a toppings ... I prefer light, clean...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank pamellisinternationa
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Right on the Strand with an open air restaurant, they catered for our large group with ease even at the last moment. Staff were very attentive the whole time we were there. The coffee came quickly and we could see the orange juice being squeezed...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maya W
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Questions & Answers
5 November 2018|
AnswerShow all 3 answers
Response from James L | Property representative |
Hi Alicia , we are a Gastro Pub so very casual wear, Regards James
2 July 2015|
Response from James L | Reviewed this property |
Yes we do cater for weddings, please take a look at our website and click on functions , regards Danny
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 6 - USD 26
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View, Kids
Open Hours
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
7:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Watermark 72-74 the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 4281
  • E-mail
The Watermark Bar and Restaurant is Townsville's premier venue boasting breathtaking views of Cleveland Bay & Magnetic Island. Positioned in the heart of Townsville’s tourist hub - The Strand - The Watermark offers contemporary sophisticated dining and a relaxed alfresco sports and lounge bar. Renowned for its warm & welcoming atmosphere, The Watermark is a family friendly local favourite and the venue of choice for international tourists and interstate visitors. It's unique combination of open and intimate spaces makes it the ideal location for birthdays, special occasions, corporate functions and tailored events. From a prime beef burger to the freshest oysters; the best local beers to fine champagne; big screen sports to live music; a girls night out to a stunning wedding reception; - The Watermark Townsville is a benchmark venue with comprehensive appeal...
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