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Townsville RSL

139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
+61 7 4759 9500
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  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
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139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I recently dined in Lavaracks and the food was delicious. It's always an enjoyable visit to this club full of friendly staff.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great night dining in lavaracks restaurant. Friendly staff. Even from the greeting at reception. All meals were enjoyed. Great value for money. Highly recommend

1  Thank Lovefood1313
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went here for dinner with family and will never return. $10 to join a rsl is absolutely a rip off, had dinner at lavaracks upstairs and it is very over priced $24 for a chefs steak sandwich was crazy and it was worse than a...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

New Year’s Eve Moroccan Smorgasbord was exceptional experience of mouth watering delights of Morocco. Such amazing flavours from dips to deserts. Cooked to perfection 😃Can’t wait for our next dining experience. This is a must in dining experience.More

1  Thank Lynda M
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear Lynda M, Thankyou for choosing to spend your New Years Eve with us here at the Townsville RSL. It is very satisfying to read that you enjoyed this wonderful evening and thankyou for taking the time to share this with the wider trip advisor...More

Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

We visited tonight to celebrate my sisters 21st birthday as a family. The service was fantastic to begin with (the only reason I’ve given 1 Star) My husbands battered fish was flavourless. I ordered the hot and cold seafood platter. The bug was watery (I...More

Thank JessicaPortia
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Hi Jessica, Thankyou for the feedback in regards to your most recent visit with us. Your feedback has proved to be invaluable. It is deeply disappointing to read that you did not enjoy your meal and apologise for not meeting your expectations. We take great...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Currently Wednesday is Ribs special. Good quantity, beautifuly cooked/sauced. Otherwise a very good menu available and an adequate wine list NOT overpriced. Staff seem to know about menu, too, and are pleasant in their service. Well worth a visit. Try to avoid busy periods as...More

Thank BJ47a
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2018

Dear BJ47a, Thankyou for choosing to dine in our Lavaracks Restaurant. Great to hear and see so many people taking advantage of our Wednesday night rib special. Glad so see you enjoyed your night and thankyou for recommending us to the wider trip advisor community....More

Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

After dining at this restaurant last Friday night I would have to say I have never tasted better food anywhere in Australia our group of 5 all ordered different meals mine being the veal scallopinii which was to die for all of us complimented the...More

1  Thank Helen G
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 20 December 2017

Dear Helen G, Thank you for taking the time to share this wonderful review with the trip advisor community. We do work hard to provide great service and meals, so to see reviews like this is very pleasing. This feedback will be taken and passed...More

Reviewed 11 December 2017

Spent a very pleasant evening at Lavaracks Restaurant at The RSL Club to celebrate a friend’s birthday. It is lovely to go to a restaurant which is quiet enough that you can talk to others comfortably and without having others listen in on your conversation....More

1  Thank MarcellaM400
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 19 December 2017

Dear MarcellaM400, It is great to read such a wonderful review on our Lavaracks restaurant. To see such lovely feedback like this, makes working in the hospitality industry so rewarding. Thankyou for sharing this review with the wider trip advisor community and we look forward...More

Reviewed 15 November 2017

The service is first class, the complimentary entrée of salmon and potato balls delicious. Our family from Brisbane were very impressed with their meals which were delicious. Everyone enjoyed their meals and the service. Highly recommend the Lavarack Restaurant.More

1  Thank Terry B
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear Terry B Thank you for taking the time to share your dining experience in our Lavaracks Restaurant. It is very pleasing to receive wonderful feedback, which we will pass onto our Restaurant & Kitchen staff for all to be commended for. We are glad...More

Reviewed 3 November 2017

My brother-in-law is a RSL member who takes us to the Townsville RSL for dinner each year when we visit. We were impressed to say the least. The service is great, the food is better and the dining room is very comfortable. The menu caters...More

1  Thank Ooomoo
TownsvilleRSL, Manager at Townsville RSL, responded to this reviewResponded 22 November 2017

Dear Ooomoo We are very happy to hear you enjoyed your evening dining in our Lavaracks Restaurant. We do pride ourselves on great service and quality food, so to see this review is very pleasing. Thank you for sharing this review with the wider Trip...More

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$27
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
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10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 139 Charters Towers Road | Hermit Park, Townsville, Queensland 4812, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4759 9500
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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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