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Fish Inn Rockpool

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Seafood, Australian
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Rockpool the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 3474
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Townsville, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went to the Fish Inn for a dinner with my niece I do not live in Townsville but we couldn't resist once we saw the view. The food was amazing. I had calamari with chips and salad and I'm really picky with the calamari i eat but it was fresh and tasty it was a 10/10. The meal was... More 

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2 Thank jackstone45
warren u, Manager at Fish Inn Rockpool, responded to this review

Dear Jackstone45 Thanks for your review and appreciation and this encouragement motivates us to strive to deliver to our esteemed guests expectations. Very happy you enjoyed the Fish Inn experience. Thanks again Gary Rekhy Venue Manager More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Went for a take away fish and chips. We had to wait for 45 minutes to get our order served. That is too long for a takeaway. I felt sorry for the young girl who was taking the orders. The cook (Indian looking) was scolding her in public, that was soooo soo rude. If someone was to blame, it was... More 

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Thank Shreeti T
warren u, Manager at Fish Inn Rockpool, responded to this review

G'day Shreeti Thanks for the feedback and your visit. I am sorry if you had to wait for a long time for your takeaway order but my team has clear instructions as to inform guests about wait times and during these school holidays we are very upfront and very busy as the rockpool and the weather have been great. I... More 

Cairns, Queensland, Australia
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10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

dropped in for a quick breakfast friday morning and was pleasantly surprised how quick the food came considering how many people were there very happy with the service and food

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1 Thank Michael E
Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location by the rockpool is great. Views terrific and the breeze beautiful. Service is abysmal. Food was lukewarm. Prices outlandish. Give it a miss.

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Thank Kevin & June W
warren u, Manager at Fish Inn Rockpool, responded to this review

Dear Kevin and June Thanks for your feedback which has been passed onto the team. I apologise that you did not enjoy your experience with us. I would have appreciated some details and also if you brought any issues to the notice of any of the floor managers on duty. Once again apologies for your experience and thanks for feedback.... More 

Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a beautiful meal recently at the Fish Inn Rockpool and the Seafood (oysters, Pawns and Bugs ) were fresh. The meals were served with very little waiting time. Service was friendly and the entire restaurant was impeccably clean. We has some interstate relatives with us who were so impressed they came back the next day by themselves.. Thank... More 

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Thank Mikki1968
Canberra, Australia
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23 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've tried the Fish Inn on several occasions, we love to take visitors there as the view is just magnificent. The food is usually pretty good, but the service is always hit and miss. I have to say though, after our last visit, we won't be going back. We arrived at 1030am on a Sunday morning for brunch. We were... More 

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Thank Shandykids
warren u, Owner at Fish Inn Rockpool, responded to this review

Shandykids I am very sorry that when you arrived with no booking during our peak time on a busy Sunday morning we were not in a position to look after you. If you had a booking we would have been able to cater for you. Events (which you are not aware of) only 5 minutes prior to your arrival ......... More 

Frenchs Forest, Australia
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72 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had lunch there, when we arrived we were kept waiting at the desk to be seated for at least 10 minutes, I ordered the seafood soup and my husband fish and chips. The seafood soup was cold and my husbands dish came out after I had finished my meal. Coffee also Lukewarm. For our meal plus a lemon squash was... More 

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Thank oldfartSydney
warren u, Owner at Fish Inn Rockpool, responded to this review

Thanks for your feedback oldfart. After reviewing our CCTV from lunch service yesterday I have not been able to locate any guests that were waiting 10 minutes to be seated. The longest was 5.40 m . Our meet and greet station is permanently staffed during busy weekend service and these staff walk our arriving guests out to their table and... More 

Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gorgeous view from restaurant overlooking Rockpools (where you can swim) and ocean. Had lovely seafood lunch here, pleasant atmosphere and good friendly staff. Its near the Army museum too good if you are a visitor to the area.

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Thank Tina H
Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We called in just around 12.30 and were advised there would be approx 20 min wait. We offered to have a drink and wait, I feel the staff should have asked us if we would like to sit at one of the empty tables available encouraging us to stay. Watched approx 3 other couples walk away during our wait. We... More 

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Thank Ruth T
warren u, Manager at Fish Inn Rockpool, responded to this review

G'Day Ruth and thanks for your feedback which has been passed onto the team. Our team should have been too happy to get you a seat and drinks while you waited for a table. At times the team is aware of bookings and what may seem to be empty tables are actually reserved for guests scheduled to come in. We... More 

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9 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I had dinner here on a Tuesday and ordered the fish and chip special. Fast service from friendly staff and the food was cooked perfectly. We have eaten here a few times and enjoyed it each time. Lovely view out over the water.

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Thank Fooodlover0607

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 stars
    Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    3.5 of 5 stars
Average prices
$6 - $33
Cuisine
Seafood, Australian
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Reservations, Seating, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Digital Payments
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Scenic view
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
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Rockpool the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4771 3474

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