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The Balcony Restaurant

) #8 of 302 Restaurants in Townsville $$ - $$$ Cafe, , International
Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4771 2255
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good34%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“eggs benedict” (17 reviews)
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Cafe, Australian, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to try the Bacon Chop breakfast and wasn't disappointed. Tasted great and very filling. Staff were great too.

Thank TSnookVic
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can't recommend this place enough, possibly one of the best places we had breakfast our whole trip. Really friendly staff, and relaxed happy atmosphere. We highly recommend the poached pear and eggs Benedict!

Thank Ponytail186
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The restaurant was busy and we were accomodated very well. The staff were excellent and the range of food was great The view from the balcony over the Sunday Markets was a very pleasant way to spend a sunday morning

Thank bwelsh77
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was not our first breakfast at the Balcony and as previous visits - a great feed in a well presented environment. The staff are always friendly, courteous and a pleasure to be served by them. In the big breakfast the bacon steak is a...More

Thank Nick T
Reviewed 29 April 2017

Taste and Delicious. Friendly Service with Smile. Thanks to the young lady, Very helpful good attitude. Cheers.

Thank Abdul S
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Had a wonderful lunch here recently. Service is wonderful, food is all made fresh on premises - even the hollandaise! Thank you for a lovely lunch - see you again soon.

Thank TropTravTSV
Reviewed 3 April 2017 via mobile

.... poached pair with granola & mascarpone & berries. Upstairs indoors or out. Out is pleasant if out of the sun. The menu looked good. Handy if in cbd

1  Thank Rosemary F
Reviewed 30 March 2017 via mobile

I lunch at this place on my days off solo (cause everyone else working) order the chicken, pumkin risotto. It's expensive but well worth it. Service is good and attentive. I can't comment on other foods but the risotto is to die for

Thank tracyharris484
Reviewed 13 March 2017

as name said Balcony ,so lot of steps to reach the loverly food If your a little slow in legs you may wish to try else where ,but if you can handle to walk up and back down you have try

Thank 61peter2015
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Had breakfast on Sunday morning. The big breakfast is enough to feed 2 people. Fresh juices are beautiful. Faith was very nice in serving us, quick and helpful.

Thank Sue S
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
07:30 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
09:00 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
07:30 - 14:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Upstairs 287 Flinders St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4771 2255
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OPEN 7 days, The Balcony Restaurant is located upstairs at number 287 Flinders Street Townsville City. The heritage building has been the home of the Balcony Restaurant for over 25 years. The timber staircase takes you on and upwards to the quirky space above that ensures a unique and memorable experience unmatched in Townsville. Nestled high above, the Balcony Restaurant permeates a relaxed and pleasant ambiance where you can escape the hustle and bustle of below. Escape to the bliss of the Balcony's charm where you can enjoy the delicious food, the great coffee, an icy cold beverage, good music and let our happy staff take care of you. Open 7 days Monday & Tuesday 9am till 2pm. Wednesday to Sunday 7.30am till 2pm
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