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Wayne & Adele's Garden of Eating

$$ - $$$
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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11 Allen Street, Townsville, Queensland QLD 4810, Australia
+61 7 4772 2984
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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Sun 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Thu - Sat 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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61 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

Nice meal with friends, showers threatening to spoil the evening. The whole concept of eating in the garden is spoilt if you have to move inside. Luckily we stayed dryish. Good food and lots of laughs. Menu was 'more out there' than I remembered previously. Service and food had great attention to detail. A couple of choices weren't quite what... More 

Thank Jayne D
Townsville, Australia
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 19, 2016

The food is great, with rather special sauces, and a very quirky menu, with good sized meals (smaller rather than larger), if a little heavy on the protein. It seems though, to have a traditional 'home-style' vibe, run by two people, and only 2 people, which could give a lovely feel, instead it leaves you waiting an age, having to... More 

1 Thank janeyholmes23
Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Imaginative & edible food! (Truly wonderful food) Bespoke dining experience. If I take visitors to Townsville to dinner - I bring them here.

Thank philtrishpip
North Herts
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63 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

Just the two of them; Wayne does the (excellent) cooking and Adele takes the orders, advises, describes, and smiles. A little off the beaten track in South Townsville, this is a relaxed, unprepossessing, gem with a good variety of home cooked dishes and some surprising taste combinations on the menu - bluecheese and date ice cream! As the name suggests,... More 

Thank WhiteCloud_1912
Townsville, Australia
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40 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

Loved the chance to try something different. There were flavour combinations that surprised. Went for lunch and chose the entree size so I could comfortably fit in dessert. In summer would recommend sitting inside as Townsville can be warm. Pricing was reasonable. BYO.

Thank Glenda S
Melbourne, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 16, 2016

What a brilliant find this place was. The food was truly amazing and the place has a wonderful ambience with great chill out music and soft lighting. It was raining the night we ate there so we didn't get to experience the magical outdoor area. Will definitely come back next time. Wayne uses fresh ingredients from their garden and the... More 

Thank Wizgeodron
Townsville, Australia
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 28, 2016 via mobile

Unexpected excellent food in a un assuming location. No ordinary food here. My husband chose venison and I went for one of the vegetarian dishes and we were both very happy with these dishes.

Thank jacquelineK4971YN
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9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

A seasonal menu, two restaurateurs with an absolute love of trade. Garden of eating will never tire as a beautiful dining experience whatever the evening, whatever the company. As I'm sure I've said before, this is a must try for anyone in townsville or in North Queensland, unique brilliance such as this is hard to comeby. Bless you both for... More 

Thank Noël H
Townsville, Australia
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27 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 10, 2016

What a cute boutique restaurant, Adele is very attentive and takes time to explain the menu and special dishes they have on offer. The food is breathtaking and worth every cent. If your looking for a quirky little restaurant look no further Wayne and Adels garden of Eating is amazing my husband and I enjoyed our evening out.

1 Thank Caznluke
Townsville, Australia
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99 reviews
52 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 22, 2015

Went on a dinner date to Garden of Eating. I was a little nervous that I was going to struggle to find something on the menu because i'm fussy but it wasn't an issue at all. We sat in the cute garden courtyard & bought our own wine. It was a lovely outdoor setting for a date. The food was... More 

1 Thank SophieCaruana

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff
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Open Hours
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
6:30 pm - 10:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
6:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 11 Allen Street, Townsville, Queensland QLD 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4772 2984

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