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$$$$French, ,
7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 1460
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good24%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible4%
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French, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

$95 pp excl. wine $145 pp incl. matched wines (50ml pour) Or actually $154.68 per person. The restaurant was packed in like sardines where waitstaff and guests alike were squeezing in between tables and chairs. There was no theming but then again the actual Bastille...More

Thank Robert O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have visited this restaurant about three times over several years during my trips to Townsville for work. Located in Palmer street with other great and varied dining options. The fact that this restaurant has remained while many others have come and gone - says...More

Thank TLong66
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was our second visit to Michels. We were amazed at the quality of the food for a lunchtime service. The 3 course lunch special was extremely good value for money. We would highly recommend anyone to dine at this restaurant. Michels has now become...More

Thank Tone413
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Had an early(6.15pm) dinner on a Wednesday night. We sat outside and ordered lamb shanks and a steak. There was a special run out wine list which was very reasonably priced. As per previous reviews it did take a long time to bring out these...More

Thank Graeme017
Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Went here with friends and food was very nice a little pricey but to be expected. Loved the crumbed olive starter and the French martini

Thank Kiz18
Reviewed 29 March 2018

my wife & I had a very nice evening here, for a special occasion Saturday dinner. we had the tasting menu x 7 courses, very well cooked & presented, the price was slightly high, but you expect that for fine dining, service very good, wine...More

Thank mike c
Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

My partner and I both got the tasting menu and it was so good. The portion sizes were very generous and we went away feeling more than satisfied after our 6 courses. The staff were super helpful and very attentive which is such a positive...More

Thank Michelle M
Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Not a busy night being Tuesday. Service was slow. Had to ask for a beer 10 minutes after ordering it the first time. Moral was overpriced for what was provided. Two lamb cutlets with little other content for $24.00. A side of chips contained too...More

1  Thank Robert K
Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

The evening was complimented with the fine food served on the valentines menu. The soufflé entree, fish, chicken and beef mains were all rated as excellent. The staff were very pleasant and attentive. The service was swift and table items were subtly clear away whilst...More

Thank Ray I
Reviewed 28 January 2018

I'll start off by saying that the interior design of Michels is beyond luxurious and very nice looking to the naked eye. I've never been to a restaurant quite like it to be honest. And the atmosphere is wonderful, and the service there is good...More

Thank Sam D
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$11 - US$31
French, Contemporary, Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Dinner, Lunch
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Local cuisine, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 2:30 PM
5:30 PM - 10:30 PM
5:30 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 1460
  • E-mail
A DESTINATION Michels restaurant is a French style bistro serving simple sophisticated cuisine. A long time favourite with locals - Michels is Townsville's restaurant destination. Proudly a multi-award winning restaurant, consistently awarded Chef Hat's by the Australian Good Food and Travel Guide and the recipient of the Trip Advisor's Certificate Of Excellence. Let our passionate and experienced restaurateurs, Craig Smith, executive chef and Tanya Roberts, front of house manager captivate your senses and take you on a sophisticated escape from it all.
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