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A Touch of Salt

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Australian, Gluten Free, Contemporary
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86 Ogden Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4441
Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Townsville, Australia
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Always eat at A Touch of Salt and our visit last week didn't disappoint. Food was amazing, service perfect. We came in Tue night and even though it was a busy night and we didn't book, we were seated straight away. Special mention to Laura who seated us. This was the first time we have met her and she was... More 

Thank ticklefamily211
Nice, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Good night, good food. Friendly staff , we love our desert Been there on Saturday night in case was busy everything's was fine I ll be back soon

Thank gregtownsville
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14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

By far the most beautiful meal I have had in a very long time. Great variety of wine to go with the delicious menu. I was the only one to order desert and my girlfriends almost left me while I had a moment with the most delicious brownie I have ever had in my life! Do you taste buds a... More 

1 Thank Peta Ann G
Canberra, Australia
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24 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Every dish was absolutely delicious. The service could have been faster, but I gather they weren't expecting a full restaurant on a Tuesday evening. All the staff were friendly and helpful and the chef clearly knows what s/he's doing.

1 Thank richard255057
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Me and my friends went into touch of salt on Tuesday night, we didnt have a booking so a lovely man took us to a table outside, great view of the river. The restaurant seemed very busy most of the tables were taken. We had a lovely server (kristine) she mentioned that there might be a wait on food as... More 

1 Thank EmilyB1200
Adelaide, Australia
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168 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are many good restaurants in Townsville and the near region but for me, Touch of Salt beats them all. The food is classy, the wines are better than average and well chosen. Service is professional. You get the impression these guys know what they are doing and they enjoy it. Nice location too. I will go back again...and again!

1 Thank TKrieg
Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a special place. The Server/owner? is always so happy to see you and the food is always divine. For the quality of the decor and food, you would expect it to be more expensive than it is. Try the gourmet pies!

Thank atomicfox
Townsville, Australia
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11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant is an old favorite of ours but we hadn't been for a while. The floor staff were very attentive and not overdoing the pouring of wine or "Are you enjoying your meal" flim flam which can be very annoying. The room is very comfortable and fixtures, fittings, table and glassware were of high quality. All of our meals... More 

1 Thank Bernie M
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

OMG! I had heard how Amazing this Family run Restaurant was! I was so excited to go there for a Work Celebration! Everything was AMAZING! The service was at a high standard, and the food was the best I've had in Townsville! Loved every minute of being there! Thank you!

1 Thank poss83
Cairns, Australia
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68 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

While my husband and I were wandering in the Mall, we decided to go to A Touch of Salt which we discovered last year. It was a lovely sunny day and we had a beautiful table overlooking the river which was just beautiful. I really enjoyed my gnocchi with asparagus and mushrooms while while my husband had the steak and... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$13 - $29
Australian, Gluten Free, Contemporary
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Romantic, Large groups
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Ogden Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 4441
Overlooking a scenic stretch of Ross River in Townsville's city heart, A Touch of Salt blends an ever-evolving fine-dining menu with an extensive wine cellar and an uncompromised approach to service.

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