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Bushland Beach Tavern

$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, Australian
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70 Livistoia Close | Bushland Beach, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Townsville, Australia
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24 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This has been our "local" since we moved here 16 years ago. It has had it's ups and downs in that time, but in the last couple of years it has been all down hill unfortunately. This establishment is unique in being the only tavern in Townsville where you can step from the back lawn directly onto the beach, and... More 

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Thank kjbailey2017
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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Over priced breakfast. Bacon tastes boiled rather than fried, mushrooms are inedible. Staff is rude and stony faced. It's just not worth it, it needs a complete overhaul considering the location.

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Thank Tamara V
1 review
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

Hadn't been here for over a year. Decided to give it a go. Apparently when you order by phone a 4 seater table you get a 2 seater and a ton of attitude from some staff when you question why a two seater table has a tag for 4 seater and a check of books also confirms the same things.... More 

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Thank Ian D
Geelong, Victoria, Australia
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79 reviews
56 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here and ate here on a business trip. The hotel is in a great location with sea breezes. The food is excellent and the staff are all friendly. We'll done team.

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Thank Richie F
Perth, Australia
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320 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 152 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 December 2016

We decided to try this Hotel, and we were pleasantly surprised. It overlooks the water, and has a pool adjacent which young children were enjoying. I opted for the Seniors Lunch Meal which was a Roast along with a free dessert. This was one of the best roasts that I had of late. Meat was tender, lovely gravy, and roast... More 

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Thank sandykperth
Townsville, Australia
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29 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Fine for a night out but don't expect a culinary delight. I ordered the rump special and just got cartilage and fat. The chips were nice. Otherwise a good evening there

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Thank aussieadmin
Sydney, Australia
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17 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

We had amazing meals for reasonable prices, Bushes Steak Hit staff were polite and friendly. Pity the staff from the tavern were rude and obnoxious, clearing food without asking, walking into people without apologising and packing away tables and chair while people were still eating. Great pool to finish off the meals for the kids.

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Thank Vanessa S
Perth, Australia
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93 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Great spot on the coast for a lunch if you are in the area. Large menu with reasonable price. Not a flash place (plastic outdoor chairs and tables) but it is coastal. You can use the pool as well I believe. Service is quite quick and the meals are fresh.

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Thank Sarah N
Sydney, Australia
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150 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 August 2016

have eaten ere ,any times with family and friends always GREAT to go here when I am in Townsville, food consistently good pub grub

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Thank Eagle E
Mallanganee, Australia
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14 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Went here an the last night of our week stay in townsville. This was by far the best meal we had all week. Very happy.

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Thank Tracey C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, Australian
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Television, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 70 Livistoia Close | Bushland Beach, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?