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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)
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Australian, Contemporary, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
86 Ogden St, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 days 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 days 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 days 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 days ago via mobile

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

Thank 103thelighthouse
Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I attended a farewell function at a Touch of Salt towards the end of March. The table and chairs were removed to allow people to mingle and the food was finger food rather than a sit-down. The food was fine but how much you got...More

Thank Stephen G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a great experience. There's a really nice atmosphere to the restaurant. The staff are very welcoming and attentive. The food was fantastic, the wait times were good and serving sizes were very good. We loved our date night here and will definitely return many...More

Thank 173jasonn
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Reviewed 19 March 2018 via mobile

We have been there twice, the first time was delicious one year ago. This time we can not say the same, It was average, everything was too salty. We tried 8 dishes and just two of them were “good”. I was absolutely disappointed with Salt...More

2  Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 16 March 2018

The buttermilk fried duck I had was so soggy and oily. I was so disappointed as the last visit I had it was so dry and crispy.

1  Thank rita32017
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Danette L
29 November 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
16 November 2017|
Response from mark b | Property representative |
Yes, all major credit cards are accepted.
Jen C
6 October 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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, View
Open Hours
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
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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