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) #60 of 302 Restaurants in Townsville $$ - $$$ , Gluten Free Options
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4722 2333
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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Australian, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We came here almost 6 years ago and never went back as we weren't impressed. However the whole casino is being updated and they are offering a "Demolition Deal" of $29.90 Mon-Thurs. Included were prawns, mussels and smoked salmon - all delicious. We also tried...More

Thank Skybeau
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked in and was very disappointed in atmosphere of the place reminded me of the Coles cafeteria from years ago!!!! But was willing to give it a go!!! Big advertisement said" Seafood Spectacular"!!!!!! The only good thing about it was the fresh prawns, oysters, crabs...More

Thank peppa56
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Aqua will be closed in a couple of months for renovations. In the meantime it is good value for buffet meals and all you can eat.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really enjoyed our buffet dinner here. So many options for dinner, dessert & drinks. Price was pretty good for what you got. Seating area is nice. Only problem I found was some of the labels were missing from the food.

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Good seafood buffet. Prawns, crabs, oysters, smoked salmon. Hot section is limited, same goes for dessert. Good service.

Thank Frederic F
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Was disappointed with this restaurant last time we ate here about a year ago but decided to give it one more try. Disappointed again. This used to be a quality restaurant, expensive but one of the few places to go for a gourmet buffet meal...More

Thank debton32
Reviewed 12 May 2017

We had the buffet dinner here for 3 nights,cost me under $40 for 1 adult for all u can eat,cant complain the food was good and changed dishes every night.The only let down which i have is the trays they serve food in,when you lift...More

Thank t d
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Had the seafood buffet last night (on Friday & Saturday only). TIp - get there for an early booking as it is extremely popular, and for good reasons. The food was abundant, and excellent. An excellent spread of seafood, accompanied by more mundane choices for...More

Thank Greg D
Reviewed 20 April 2017

Like another reviewer we decided to give Aqua another go as we also thought maybe we had remembered the previous experience unfairly and it was also convenient for that evening. We had booked for 8pm thinking that there should still be a good selection of...More

1  Thank Anne P
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The main Meat as a Roast was Lamb and the only other meat was Lamb , so absolutely no choice . Most of my Family ate their food with no meat because of this . As a Chef myself I found this very inexperienced ....More

Thank Mazza1969
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Is there a dress code for dinner
1 February 2017|
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Response from Mostafa S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Thank you for your question Yes , it is highly recommended to be in a formal and well dressed not as a casual, it is high quality hotel in the city. All my best wishes to you
Hey, are there time limits on the dinner buffet? Our family is planning to stay for at least 1 hour 30 min.
8 March 2016|
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Response from kingclan2000 |
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 18 - USD 35
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Groups, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
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18:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4722 2333
  • E-mail
Aqua is Townsville’s most popular buffet, open daily for breakfast and dinner.

Kick-start your day with a classic buffet breakfast offering everything from eggs cooked to order, grilled bacon, sausages, tomatoes, hash browns, fresh fruit, cereals, pastries, fresh juices and more.

For dinner, Aqua provides a relaxed atmosphere any day of the week and features fresh seafood, soups, hearty roast meats, delicious pastas and decadent desserts. Best of all, kids aged 0-5 years eat free when accompanied by a full paying adult. Kids aged 6-12 are just $10.00!

Aqua is located on Level Two of The Ville Resort-Casino and can be accessed via the lifts.

Bookings are essential and subject to availability.
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