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Townsville RSL

139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
+61 7 4759 9500
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good33%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
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All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The service is first class, the complimentary entrée of salmon and potato balls delicious. Our family from Brisbane were very impressed with their meals which were delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the service. Highly recommend the Lavarack Restaurant.More

Thank Terry B
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Terry B Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience in our Lavaracks Restaurant. It is very pleasing to receive wonderful feedback, which we will pass onto our Restaurant & Kitchen staff for all to be commended for. We are glad...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My brother-in-law is a RSL member who takes us to the Townsville RSL for dinner each year when we visit. We were impressed to say the least. The service is great, the food is better and the dining room is very comfortable. The menu caters...More

1  Thank Ooomoo
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Ooomoo We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your evening dining in our Lavaracks Restaurant. We do pride ourselves on great service and quality food, so to see this review is very pleasing. Thank you for sharing this review with the wider Trip...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were looking for somewhere that was reasonably priced as well as having something in the seafood line We found it at the RSL with Lavaracks The service was excellent, the staff were friendly and best of all the food was divine 2 of our...More

1  Thank Linda D
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Dear Linda D, Thankyou for your most recent review of the Townsville RSL. It is great to hear you had a wonderful night out dining at our Lavaracks Restaurant. We do pride ourselves on fantastic food and great customer service so to receive reviews like...More

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Had a family reunion at Townsville RSL All meals were very good I had the seafood platter which was excellent Service was excellent Overall a great night outMore

1  Thank dcoops64
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2017

Dear dcoops64, Thank you for your recent review of the Townsville RSL. It is very pleasing to hear that you had a wonderful night while dining in our Lavaracks Restaurant. We are happy to hear that your special occasion went smoothly and glad to be...More

Reviewed 23 September 2017

OK, this restaurant has the fine dining experience, with innovative meals, not over-the-top, at cafe prices.The service is great, the staff helpful and knowledgeable, the surroundings elegant, and the portions are actual adult size! Not to mention the desserts are to die for. The menu...More

2  Thank Anne M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 27 September 2017

Dear Anne M, It gives us great satisfaction in hearing that you enjoyed your most recent visit to our Lavaracks Restaurant. We do strive to keep the prices reasonable and the quality of food and service at very high standard. It is great to see...More

Reviewed 8 September 2017

Firstly I will admit to being an ex defence force member and life member of the RSL however, as many of you have visited RSL establishments many of them do themselves no favours when it comes to the dining room. Lavaracks Restaraunts upstairs at the...More

2  Thank Ian C
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Dear Ian C, Such wonderful, kind feedback you have provided to us here at the Townsville RSL for your most recent dining experience in our Lavaracks Restaurant. We do strive to provide the highest quality of customer service and food to our valued customers, so...More

Reviewed 3 August 2017

Townsville RSL has recently upgraded it's more up-market restaurant, Lavaracks, and it's definitely not your average RSL fish 'n' chips and a burger dining experience. Wonderful innovative food, great service, and, most importantly, reasonable prices that you would not expect for such great food. If...More

1  Thank Anne M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 13 August 2017

Hi Anne, It gives me great pleasure in hearing that you had such a wonderful experience in our find dining Lavaracks restaurant. We work very hard on producing such high quality service throughout the club and to see reviews like this brings a smile to...More

Reviewed 19 July 2017 via mobile

Recently had the pleasure of dining at Lavaracks Restaurant upstairs at the R.S.L. The menu selection was excellent. Wine prices well priced. Had prawns tempura and Duck a la orange. Stunning. The only fault was inconsistent service. If this is rectified I would place this...More

1  Thank philipc263
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Phillipc263, Thank you for your recent review of Lavarack’s Restaurant. We do pride ourselves on our fantastic food and high quality of service. It is disappointing though to hear we didn’t meet your expectations of service. We will take this information and pass it...More

Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

We called into the RSL for lunch on Sunday and were pleasantly surprised. Meals are reasonably priced and our orders came quickly. Good size meals that tasted good. It was fairly quiet, maybe one third full of diners. Staff were friendly and helpful. Meals bought...More

Thank ExplorerGabor
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear ExplorerGabor, Thankyou for taking the time to pass on your great experience at the Townsville RSL to the wider trip advisor community. This wonderful review will be passed on to the team for everyone to be acknowledged for. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 18 June 2017

Tried the Sunday roast. Plenty on plate but you can taste the fact that the roast was not fresh but reheated and not hot. The taste is the difference between good food. The price was good.

Thank Joe M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 23 July 2017

Dear Joe M, Thank you for your feedback in regards to your recent dining experience. This feedback with be passed on to our catering staff. Hope to see you again in the near future Regards, Daniel Gartrell Food and Beverage Manager

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4759 9500
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Description
Townsville RSL is home to 2 wonderful eating areas. Downstairs we have the all new Garrisons, open for lunch (11:30am - 2:00pm) and dinner (5:30pm - 9:00pm_ 7 days a week. Upstairs, we boast the award winning Lavarack's Restaurant open for lunch Fridays from 12pm - 2pm and dinner Tuesday - Saturdays from 6pm - 9pm. Townsville RSL also has a fantastic Sports Bar with the biggest TV in any pub or club in Queensland, a large Atrium area, perfect for our live music 3 times a week or just relaxing in, full TAB & Keno areas, a modern gaming lounge and function facilities from conferences to weddings.
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