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Fish Inn Rockpool

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Seafood, Australian, Cafe
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Rockpool the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 3474
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8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 68
    Excellent
  • 54
    Very good
  • 36
    Average
  • 37
    Poor
  • 45
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Breakfast at the fish inn is really filling .I can just get through their big breakfast. A very good atmosphere and friendly staff.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 5 days ago
Charlie C
via mobile
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1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Breakfast at the fish inn is really filling .I can just get through their big breakfast. A very good atmosphere and friendly staff.

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Thank Charlie C
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have visited this place on Friday with two girlfriends and absolutely loved it. British guy who served us was very polite, friendly and provided us with great service. Food was excellent and view absolutely fantastic just as whole atmosphere in here. We'll definitely come back soon!

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Thank Nikoleta C
Townsville, Australia
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29 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A second chance after the last disappointing meal. This time the meals were good. But two of five meals got lost in the silly docket system. We ordered in four parts (one coupe and three singles. Unless docket system could put us on a single order number but couldn't put all of us on one docket, so with four separate... More 

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1 Thank Richo1959
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I travel a lot on business and love to feel welcome and have a good meal. The portion size was fantastic and steak cooked to perfection. The view and location is one of the best in the world! Staff were very efficient and friendly...

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Thank Rob J
Townsville, Australia
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148 reviews
92 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went here for lunch and as we walked in noticed a gentleman with a companion dog, dog had his identification on and was sitting quietly next to it owner on the deck, gentleman was approached by manager who asked him to take his dog outside .it was not allowed in here, the gentleman provid3d documentation about his companion dog and... More 

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2 Thank donna d
warren u, Manager at Fish Inn Rockpool, responded to this review

Donna I appreciate your concerns for this gentleman and your support for him and his current personal issues. As you were many meters away your judge and jury approach to your review doesn't allow you access to all the facts and instead of a posted review i think a lot more could have been achieved by making contact directly with... More 

Townsville, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thought we would try the fish as hadn't been there before and they had a special on steaks which we fancied. The service we found very sub gstandard, the meals terrible and the pricing on the menu quite bizarre. $5.50 for chips $11.50 for chips and gravy etc. Much better options throughout throughout Townsville

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1 Thank Petercrewdson
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

From the first moment we walked in the door everyone was struggling. I had to point out our booking after a couple of minutes of watching the staff look over and over the list, our table wasn't ready so we helped with that, we were told there would be a half hour wait on food when we came in then... More 

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1 Thank Lanna3
Greater Newcastle, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The young guys that are running this restaurant are friendly professional and know how to cook good food at great prices. Wish they would open up in Wangi Wangi NSW!!!

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Thank Jamie T
Townsville, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Staff friendly but could not manage a simple drinks order of lime and soda. The location was lovely but the food was not impressive - chips were cold and dry, fish and calamari looked and tasted like something you would get out of a box at the supermarket. $43 dollars worth of view and breeze.

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2 Thank K B
Bowen, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Paid for items I never got, sent eggs Back not cooked to my liking, then still not, won't be back again, view was great, staff friendly , but I just won't go back

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1 Thank Janelle L

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Rockpool the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4771 3474

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 4 - 30
  • Cuisine: Seafood, Australian, Cafe

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday
8:00 am - 8:00 pm

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?