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Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4722 2333
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good35%
  • Average17%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible7%
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“oysters” (20 reviews)
“salads” (16 reviews)
“roast pork” (4 reviews)
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Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The buffet has something for everyone and we enjoyed all the dishes there, the oysters were my favourite and they were delicious. There were no bugs which was a bit disappointing but for the price you can't really go wrong. The meat and fish were...More

Thank shirleeann f
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was the Friday seafood smorgasbord and it was no better than average! The variety of seafood was poor & the main course dishes were very limited!! The dessert was the best part but not up to a high standard at all!! Very disappointing!! We...More

Thank Rosemary4744
Reviewed 30 June 2017

During our stay at The Ville Casino Hotel we started our day with a great breakfast. A full range of continental and cooked options for all tastes.

Thank Ross B
Reviewed 16 June 2017

We came here almost 6 years ago and never went back as we weren't impressed. However the whole casino is being updated and they are offering a "Demolition Deal" of $29.90 Mon-Thurs. Included were prawns, mussels and smoked salmon - all delicious. We also tried...More

Thank Skybeau
Reviewed 4 June 2017

Walked in and was very disappointed in atmosphere of the place reminded me of the Coles cafeteria from years ago!!!! But was willing to give it a go!!! Big advertisement said" Seafood Spectacular"!!!!!! The only good thing about it was the fresh prawns, oysters, crabs...More

Thank peppa56
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Aqua will be closed in a couple of months for renovations. In the meantime it is good value for buffet meals and all you can eat.

Thank Joe M
Reviewed 27 May 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our buffet dinner here. So many options for dinner, dessert & drinks. Price was pretty good for what you got. Seating area is nice. Only problem I found was some of the labels were missing from the food.

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

Good seafood buffet. Prawns, crabs, oysters, smoked salmon. Hot section is limited, same goes for dessert. Good service.

Thank Frederic F
Reviewed 12 May 2017

Was disappointed with this restaurant last time we ate here about a year ago but decided to give it one more try. Disappointed again. This used to be a quality restaurant, expensive but one of the few places to go for a gourmet buffet meal...More

Thank debton32
Reviewed 11 May 2017

We had the buffet dinner here for 3 nights,cost me under $40 for 1 adult for all u can eat,cant complain the food was good and changed dishes every night.The only let down which i have is the trays they serve food in,when you lift...More

Thank t d
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31 January 2017|
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Response from Mostafa S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Thank you for your question Yes , it is highly recommended to be in a formal and well dressed not as a casual, it is high quality hotel in the city. All my best wishes to you
8 March 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$36
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Wheelchair Accessible, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
06:00 - 10:00
18:00 - 21:00
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Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4722 2333
Aqua is Townsville’s most popular buffet, open daily for breakfast and dinner.

Kick-start your day with a classic buffet breakfast offering everything from eggs cooked to order, grilled bacon, sausages, tomatoes, hash browns, fresh fruit, cereals, pastries, fresh juices and more.

For dinner, Aqua provides a relaxed atmosphere any day of the week and features fresh seafood, soups, hearty roast meats, delicious pastas and decadent desserts. Best of all, kids aged 0-5 years eat free when accompanied by a full paying adult. Kids aged 6-12 are just $10.00!

Aqua is located on Level Two of The Ville Resort-Casino and can be accessed via the lifts.

Bookings are essential and subject to availability.
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