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Fish Inn Rockpool

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Rockpool the Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 3474
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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Sydney, Australia
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3 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely spot overseeing the rockpool and sea. The crew is young, enthusiastic and keen to help.Service is prompt. The Seafood is fresh and the portions are quite generous. It seems to be family friendly as far as we could see as several families frequented it while we were there.

Thank The-Bookkeeper-Lady
Townsville, Australia
1 review
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The only thing that was about the place was the view. The food was greasy and not fresh. We ordered takeaway and then decided that we would eat in, hoping for a nice experience, well that was a mistake. My brother went up and asked for some cutlery and the young waitress was happy to bring them over until who... More 

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

Dear Kabley Thank you for your feedback regarding last night's visit. Prior to reading your review this morning, last night I received an extremely positive review via Facebook about my staff..including the manager you refer to above from the exact same night. This makes it difficult to respond to your claims of poor service and "rolling of eyes" other to... More 

Townsville, Australia
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14 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful view of Townsville's main attraction and relaxed cool dining. Can go for a swim in the sea water rockpool after or walk the strand

1 Thank Teknos757
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94 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Although I was happy with my breakfast here in August and left a 5 star review, my recent visit here put a question mark on the whole operation. The night started off well but then it took a steep dive to pathetic. The first waitress was nice and polite, but then we lost her and we didn't see her again... More 

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

Chris Thanks for both of your reviews of my business both good and bad. I have looked back over the last 4 days to locate you via my CCTV and till sales and I have been unable to track you down ...despite my very best efforts. If you would like to contact me directly on 0431223058 I would be happy... More 

Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The menu is generally quite pricey, making the average food more disappointing. There was no lunch menu which was odd especially on a week day. The service was bad even by Townsville standards, with incorrect drink and food orders, and bad attitude of some staff. The views and breeze was good though.

Thank Aaron C
Townsville, Australia
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15 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here a couple of times in the hope that the food would match the view. It never has. Undercooked chips and calimari. Sad salad. Ordinary burger. Seems a lot of the customers are from out of town. Not many locals.

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

Shirley Thanks for your feedback. We are always happy to fix any issues up immediately when guests are present if raised. Based on your last 4 reviews here in Townsville we would appear to be not the only venue you have been unhappy with. Regards Warren Ufer Owner More 

Cairns, Australia
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9 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

In town for a meeting and the group of us went in for lunch. Fast friendly service and great food. Few of went back for a dinner a couple days later and it was the same fast friendly service and great food.

Thank William P
Queensland Australia
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101 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in for lunch with a girlfriend. Had a table overlooking the rock pool with the best salty sea breeze. The waitress was SO lovely and helpful. We only wanted a small meal. I had calamari and my friend had a small fish and chips. I loved my meal and it was all I needed. Tasty, light seasoning and so... More 

Thank Sherry G
Townsville, Australia
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33 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great location, right on the edge of the rock pool, also sea views. You can eat in an undercover outdoor area or go one step more and dress up and have a meal in the restaurant.

Thank mistic09
Toormina, Australia
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76 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food was expensive but of course it's the views you're paying for. Have to come here for sure .... recommended.

Thank Katrina77777

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$6 - $32
Seafood, Australian, Gluten Free Options
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
Large groups, Families with children, Kids, Local cuisine, Scenic view
Open Hours
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
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?