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A Touch of Salt

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Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
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86 Ogden Street, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4441
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
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Tue - Sat 6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
Wed - Fri 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Went for dinner with a friend 17 Feb. Menu good choices, well executed and great service!!! WE had scallops for entrée which were beautiful. I had the salmon and the skin was crispy which was good. My friend had the chamomile chicken which was succulent and well presented. Definitely go again!!

Thank David T
Townsville, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came in for dinner with a group for a friends birthday. Upon arrival we discovered that there had been issues with the bookings and therefore did not have a table. The night could have very easily turned into a disaster, as it can be very difficult to get a larger table at a restaurant without a reservation on a Saturday... More 

Thank townsvillefoodie15
Melissa B, Owner at A Touch of Salt, responded to this review

Hi, thank you for your review, it is very kind. However, the credit must go to you and your friends. It was totally our mistake and the way you girls responded made it so much easier for us to turn it around. I am so pleased you ended up having a good night. I know I loved the interaction with... More 

Townsville, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This Restaurant has evolved into one of the best in Townsville. A family operated business that offers a menu to suit all patrons. The food and beverage service is outstanding and attention to detail is the Restaurant's aim Our family have been going to this Restaurant for many years, and it offers quality at a really good price

1 Thank 801studio
Townsville, Australia
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

First time I have visited Touch of Salt. From the moment we walked thru the door the service was 110%. The menu choices were interesting and unique. I had goat for the main. It was juicy and so very delicious. For a special night out Touch of Salt is highly recommended.

1 Thank bubblesandmog
Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

From the minute you arrive you are welcomed with a warm smile by the cheerful friendly staff as they guide you to your table. The food is excellent and the servicefaultless.

Thank Townsville68
Townsville, Australia
Level Contributor
49 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely three course meal with champagne & red wine. Elegant twist on some favourites. Try the Oysters with Pork Belly! Very busy and service a little slow for what should be more efficient, bu overall, a great night.

Thank Mary O
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144 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was not the first time we have dined here. It was a table of six. The menu could be improved by at least offering a salad and the desert menu needs some lighter and fruiter choices. We ordered a variety of entrees, mains and deserts. The entrees and deserts were excellent. Compliments all round. Most of the mains were... More 

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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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18 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went tonight with my daughter for an evening meal. I had the beef and my daughter the vegetarian bhajis. The service was just the right mix of attentive and not intrusive in any way and the food was simply amazing. I've been to Michelin starred restaurants and they are not as good as this place. Seriously. Visit & make your... More 

Thank Bilty22
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The wait staff were friendly, professional & helpful. The food was amazing-the slow roasted goat is the best meal i've ever tasted-I absolutely loved it!! I highly recommend Touch Of Salt, we had a memorable night.

1 Thank Kelley M
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was contacted days before by the restaurant to ask if they could do anything to enhance the special occasion...a first for me. On arrival the greeting was friendly but professional. The service was first class and we never had to go looking for a waiter all night. The food was exceptional any everyone, including family who had travelled from... More 

1 Thank Robert R

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$8 - $29
Australian, Contemporary, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available
Good for
Scenic view, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Special occasions, Romantic
Open Hours
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:00 pm - 12:00 pm
12:00 pm - 3:00 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
Soak up waterfront views in style, perched on the edge of Ross Creek at A Touch of Salt restaurant, accessed from Ogden Street. A Touch of Salt has an area to suit many an occasion, whether meeting for casual coffee catch-ups under the verandah, holding lunchtime business meetings indoors or enjoying an ambient evening out on the deck, dining under the stars. A collection of ever-evolving menus are complemented by an impressively stocked wine cellar to suit dishes bursting with the flavours of seasonal ingredients, each artfully plated to please the eye.

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