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A Touch of Salt

$$$$, , Vegetarian Friendly
86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 4441
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“duck” (24 reviews)
Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tucked away from the main food areas. Love the mini degustation menu idea and if you want 3 desserts then you can. Great value for money and lovely for celebrations. I had a lovely birthday mid week visit which was nice and quite. I think...More

Thank Cleo282
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

awesome atmosphere will be coming back again lovely staff and nice clean water and cutlery. air inside smelt lovely

Thank Kendall9288
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First of all the choices available for the 5 course degustation were unbelievable. Together with the pairing wines made for an unforgettable dinner to celebrate a 50th anniversary. Six adults had the degustation and five children enjoyed a combination of main meals and children meals....More

Thank Bevin I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for dinner on a Wednesday night. It wasn't busy, the service from the young guy was very very good. The food however didn't wow us. The sichuan duck entree we shared was horrible, it was soggy and oily and not at all pleasant...More

1  Thank 123free
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service, terrific location. Food was excellent and good value. We had 3 entrees and a main, still had room for dessert. Utterly delightful!

Thank GBT1245
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had 9 different dishes between us in selecting from the degustation menu. They ranged from superb to very good. the Seared Beef Eye Fillet appeared to be a little chewy although it followed the Slow Roasted Ox Cheek which tended to...More

Thank John O
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thank you we have come to a touch of salt a few times now with friends and for a special occasion all i can say is the food is awesome and the service is A1. We have been made to feel special every time. And...More

Thank Cindy H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attended an Italian themed looooong lunch on a Sunday. Well it was great value and the food served as table smorgasbords was in good size helpings. Vouchers to purchase wine beer etc were a good idea, along with the refund ability at the end of...More

Thank Jeff L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food Adapt d to clientele Fabulous service Fabulous service and food Thoroughly recommend on any visit

Thank 103thelighthouse
Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

Exceptional food quality, plenty to choose from and very friendly service. Wish we’d had more days in Townsville to go back and try more dishes from them. Highly recommended...you won’t be disappointed!

2  Thank Maximus1983
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Questions & Answers
Danette L
November 29, 2017|
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Response from greg c | Reviewed this property |
I suggest that you contact the restaurant direct I am sure that they would be more than happy to develop a menu you will not forget good luck
Bill M
November 15, 2017|
Response from mark b | Property representative |
Yes, all major credit cards are accepted.
Jen C
October 6, 2016|
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Response from mark b | Property representative |
Hi Jen, Unfortunately we're closed Monday evenings. Tuesday to Saturday the kitchen is open until 9:30. Thanks, Mark Brine Owner A touch of salt
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$32
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 4441
  • E-mail
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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