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Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4722 2333
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
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Sun 07:00 - 11:30
Sun - Sat 17:30 - 21:00
Mon - Fri 06:30 - 10:00
Sat 06:30 - 10:30
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Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Like another reviewer we decided to give Aqua another go as we also thought maybe we had remembered the previous experience unfairly and it was also convenient for that evening. We had booked for 8pm thinking that there should still be a good selection of fresh food given that they stop the buffet at 9pm - such fools. We arrived... More 

1 Thank Anne P
Townsville, Australia
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8 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

The main Meat as a Roast was Lamb and the only other meat was Lamb , so absolutely no choice . Most of my Family ate their food with no meat because of this . As a Chef myself I found this very inexperienced . There should always be more than one choice of meat. The rest of the food... More 

Thank Mazza1969
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99 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

Just managed to get into this restaurant and what a disappointment, buffet style meal with nothing great to choose from

Thank Terry L
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 20 February 2017

I was pleasantly surprised. The resort is undergoing a full redevelopment at the moment so I was expecting a compromised experience. However, when I arrived I found a comprehensive selection of good quality fresh food packaged up with excellent service. Sure, the range was not as large as some of the big city restaurants but this was more than compensated... More 

Thank bjdsmith
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17 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Great buffet meal. All you can eat. Fresh bread rolls, soup, pasta, salads, roasts, prawns, mussels, oysters and desserts and icecreams to die for. Cheese and fruit platters. Unlimited soda machine drinks, and tea and coffee. Meals are cheaper Sunday to Thursday $29.90.

Thank kingthomas
Sydney, Australia
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451 reviews
206 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 179 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

We had the breakfast buffet after spending a couple of nights in the hotel. At roughly $25.00 each it was pretty good if you are going to eat a fair bit. There is fruit, cooked food, cereals and breads galore. We went back a couple of times so not bad at all, and not that busy either.

Thank Andrew M
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 January 2017

I have been many times there, with my family, friends and social groups, it is very nice to go for a dinner, always offer the wide variety of cooked chicken, beef, lamp, and all is done in a very tasty dish, Sea food, enjoy the sea food prepared any times in the dinner time, and if you lucky you will... More 

Thank Mostafa S
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119 reviews
45 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 December 2016

I know it's not one of the best in the whole wild world, but for a local in Cairns this is as best as we would get! The very besting is they only charge a very very very kind and beyond reasonable price for children, so I give 5 stars for such a good restaurant and its food standard! Trust... More 

Thank ryba9vg
Sydney, Australia
Level Contributor
6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 December 2016

I stayed at the Ville for several nights but did not get to eat at Aqua other than for breakfast each day. The buffet was well stocked and well maintained. Service was excellent and staff were pleasant and friendly.

Thank petermc35
Townsville, Australia
Level Contributor
14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 October 2016

The lunch buffet on a Saturday was enjoyable, although we found the offerings to be fairly basic and a bit limited. Okay for the price when used with a Vantage reward card.

Thank MarcellaM400

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
07:00 - 11:30
17:30 - 21:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:00
17:30 - 21:00
06:30 - 10:30
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

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