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Townsville RSL

139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
+61 47599500
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good33%
  • Average11%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible2%
Travellers talk about
“peri peri” (3 reviews)
“coleslaw” (3 reviews)
“duck” (5 reviews)
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CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Townsville RSL has recently upgraded it's more up-market restaurant, Lavaracks, and it's definitely not your average RSL fish 'n' chips and a burger dining experience. Wonderful innovative food, great service, and, most importantly, reasonable prices that you would not expect for such great food. If...More

Thank Anne M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Anne, It gives me great pleasure in hearing that you had such a wonderful experience in our find dining Lavaracks restaurant. We work very hard on producing such high quality service throughout the club and to see reviews like this brings a smile to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Recently had the pleasure of dining at Lavaracks Restaurant upstairs at the R.S.L. The menu selection was excellent. Wine prices well priced. Had prawns tempura and Duck a la orange. Stunning. The only fault was inconsistent service. If this is rectified I would place this...More

1  Thank philipc263
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Phillipc263, Thank you for your recent review of Lavarack’s Restaurant. We do pride ourselves on our fantastic food and high quality of service. It is disappointing though to hear we didn’t meet your expectations of service. We will take this information and pass it...More

Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

We called into the RSL for lunch on Sunday and were pleasantly surprised. Meals are reasonably priced and our orders came quickly. Good size meals that tasted good. It was fairly quiet, maybe one third full of diners. Staff were friendly and helpful. Meals bought...More

Thank ExplorerGabor
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear ExplorerGabor, Thankyou for taking the time to pass on your great experience at the Townsville RSL to the wider trip advisor community. This wonderful review will be passed on to the team for everyone to be acknowledged for. We look forward to seeing you...More

Reviewed 19 June 2017

Tried the Sunday roast. Plenty on plate but you can taste the fact that the roast was not fresh but reheated and not hot. The taste is the difference between good food. The price was good.

Thank Joe M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Joe M, Thank you for your feedback in regards to your recent dining experience. This feedback with be passed on to our catering staff. Hope to see you again in the near future Regards, Daniel Gartrell Food and Beverage Manager

Reviewed 1 June 2017

It's an RSL club. It has RSL club-type food. Nothing fancy. What do you expect? Haute cuisine? For the overwhelming majority of patrons, it would be a social occasion - not a fine dining experience. It does its job adequately.More

Thank Lozza100552
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Lozza100552, Thank you for your recent review of the Townsville RSL. We do like to think that the RSL would be a great place to catch up with friends and family over a nice meal and a couple of quiet beverages. Glad to see...More

Reviewed 23 May 2017

WARM WELCOME 3 Restruants to choose from ,kiddies play room.bingo.pokies, 2 FLOORS Great for weddings,functions ect cheap drinks! staff treat you like a friwnd a must if you visit TOWNSVILLE!

Thank Rusty W
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Rusty W, Thank you for sharing your thoughts after your recent experience at the Townsville RSL. We look forward to welcoming you back to the Townsville RSL. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food and Beverage Manager

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Very slow service. Had one lady working on the bar and also taking food orders so took forever to get a drink. Food wasnt bad.. rather inexpensive. I think if you want to go somewhere cheap without the frills this would be a place to...More

Thank tina T
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear tina T, I am disappointed to read that you did not enjoy your resent visit to the Townsville RSL. We pride ourselves on providing excellent customer service, and apologise that we did not meet your expectations. I will pass your comments onto the team...More

Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent doesn't even begin to describe the amazing experience I had for my wedding. Food was beyond amazing with guests still complementing me. The staffs service and was quick, efficient and polite, constantly offering refills of drinks for the bridal table etc. The venue was...More

1  Thank Sharley-rose S
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Sharley, Reading this fantastic review brings a smile to my face. Thank you for taking the time to provide your experience with the wider Trip Advisor community. Your feedback has been passed onto all team members involved in your wedding reception. We look forward...More

Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

We visited for dinner and a few drinks but we're staying in the city. It's about a $15 cab ride each way. Food was good and quite a nice atmosphere in the club. Only recommendation would be to run a courtesy bus. We would have...More

Thank Steve M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2017

Dear Steve M, Thank you for your recent review of your experience at the Townsville RSL. We look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kind regards, Chris Hanson Food & Beverage Manager

Reviewed 31 March 2017 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.

Thank Emma M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2017

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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$7 - US$28
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene, Business meetings
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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