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Townsville RSL

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139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
+61 47599500
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

RSL always offers a friendly service, the food is amazing! Just melt in your mouth. A great atmosphere and always feel like part of the family.

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Thank Emma M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Emma M, Thank you for sharing your dining with the Trip Advisor community. It is always a pleasure to receive compliments from our guests. I hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

Townsville, Australia
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23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

...that a dink RSL would have some of the best food in Townsville! The staff are pleasant, cheap drinks, you have play the pokies. Earns a place in my Top 10 for its chicken breast stuffed with cream cheese and bacon and a dessert so good I felt like I need to spoke a cigarette afterwards (and I dont smoke!).

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Thank Trak T
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Trak T, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback on your recent experience. I have passed your comments onto the team. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

Townsville, Australia
1 review
Reviewed 24 March 2017

had the most amazing meal cooked for me by Mel,the taste and flavour were amazing and the service was fantastic ,i highly reccommend this restaurant and will be returning very soon ,i would give LAVARACKS a 10/10 and congratulations once again to Mel for a brilliant meal at a very good price AND THE DESSERTS ARE TO DIE FOR

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Thank leahwilliams12
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear leahwilliams12, Thank you for such a fantastic review. We always enjoy receiving such positive comments from our guests. We hope to welcome you back soon. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

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72 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were visiting from interstate & we are in the Pub business, we signed in and the process with the team on the front desk was very positive. We walked around the venue having a look @ how they executed there offering and how the customers were interacting with the venue. We walked into the sports bar and had a... More 

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1 Thank gregf674
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear gregf674, I read your comment with disappointment, however we do not allow staff, including managers to drink while on shift. As all feedback is taken seriously, we would really like to get to the bottom of this experience so please contact me on 0747 599 500. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

It was fantastic, great value, have never been disappointed. Best steak in town. Fine dinning not too expensive.

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1 Thank Nancy F
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Nancy F, Thank you for taking the time to share your recent experience on Trip Advisor. It is lovely to hear that you enjoyed dinner in Lavarack's We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

Townsville, Australia
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83 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Ironically although we always seek out an RSL club for an evening meal when on the road for long periods during domestic travel we had not sampled the wares at the Townsville RSL. We decided to celebrate an achievement by one of our children by having dinner at Garrisons one of the units offering meals at this club. We had... More 

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Thank Robert B
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Robert B, Thank you for taking the time to share your resent experience at the Townsville RSL. We hope we have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

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4 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

Awesome Christmas lunch. Fantastic effort by all. The buffet was extremely extensive, the selection of the hot & cold foods was excellent. But the was surpassed by the selection of desserts & the way they were presented. Again another excellent dining experience

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1 Thank Mick K
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Mick K, Thank you for sharing your experience from Christmas Day. I have passed your comments onto the team for their information. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. King Regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

Townsville, Australia
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 December 2016

The food was amazing, not what you would expect from your standard RSL. Can't wait to go back and try more of the delicious food that the menu in Lavaracks has to offer. A all around great experience from start to finish. The staff in the restaurant, reception & the big gaming room were all so lovely. A great night.

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1 Thank ReginaFlag
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear ReginaFlag, We are thrilled that you have enjoyed your night here at the Townsville RSL, and appreciate you taking the time to share your thoughts with the Trip Advisor community. We hope we will have the pleasure of welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

Townsville
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 December 2016

Went for dinner with 20 others, a bit reluctantly as we have been previously disappointed But what a difference tonight, we all had a first class meal and desserts The service was fast and efficient We will definitely return and try something different on the menu

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1 Thank Cattleworker
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Cattleworker, Thank you for taking the time to reflect on your experience while dining at the Townsville RSL. I have passed on your lovely comments to the kitchen team. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager More 

Whittlesea, Australia
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10 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2016 via mobile

The food was fantastic loved it the staff was super friendly what I find horrible is the playground is restricted to 3 and older that's not a problem I was fine with it until the only any change room is right next to it very hard to tell a 2 year old he can't go in. I will never go... More 

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Thank Melissa A
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this review

Dear Melissa A, Thank you for your feedback regarding our wonderful staff and award winning Lavarack’s Restaurant. Our Cadets kids Club is a supervised area, open Wednesday to Saturday evenings for children aged between 3 -12 years. There is a 3 hour time limit and parents must check on their children every hour, this could possibly be the reason you... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$7 - US$26
Cuisine
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television
Good for
Business meetings, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Groups, Cheap Eats
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 47599500
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?