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Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4722 2333
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  • Excellent30%
  • Very good33%
  • Average17%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible8%
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“oysters” (21 reviews)
“roast pork” (4 reviews)
“ice cream” (12 reviews)
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Australian, Seafood, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 29 December 2017

We went to the Aqua with friends who wanted to try some seafood. I telephoned earlier to check on the Thursday night's buffet and what seafood was included. Established that for around $ 45.00 and consisted of sand crabs, mussels and prawns. The range of...More

Thank John G
Reviewed 24 December 2017 via mobile

Very good buffet, lots of delicious options. Maybe a little bit expensive when you don't eat seafood. Staff are very friendly & attentive. Would highly recommend.

Thank Fiona C
Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Unfortunately nothing has changed. The buffet is extremely overpriced, selection very minimal and food to a low standard. Most of the dishes were cold, the roast meat with literally 'swimming' in oil and the prawns were extremely pale and felt pasty. With the renovations I...More

Thank Ellie1830
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Took me partner there for our anniversary and there was definitely a good selection of food to eat and the service wasn’t bad at all and staff very friendly and my partner loved it and I’d definitely go back again

Thank Luke D
Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

We booked about 30 mins before arriving. The front desk staff were amazing, Aqua staff even more amazing. Very prompt and helpful, nothing was too hard. Selection.of prawns, oyster and mussels. Meats roast veg, salads, pasta, nuggets and chips. Amazing desserts. Soft drinks, coffee, tea...More

Thank Nicole M
Reviewed 4 October 2017

Staying in house and hungry we went to Aqua for the smorgasbord. Only complaint was the aircon was a little chilly for me, so take a jacket next time. The food was ample, we started with the seafood and then on to the hot selection...More

Thank GlynandJen
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

We went for dinner friday night for the seafood spectacular. Very disappointing better during the week. For a seafood spectacular not much choice of seafood on offer considering prawns and mussels are every day of the week there. The chefs need to look at the...More

Thank kara174
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Below par on expectations. The only 2 nice dishes on the buffet was the cold prawns and the roast beef. All other meals lacked flavour and the final touches of presentation. The buffet area was dirty with food everywhere, lack of attention to detail leaves...More

2  Thank Mick K
Reviewed 11 September 2017 via mobile

We were very disappointed with the smorgasbord. The hot food was warm cold in most cases and the prawns were almost room temperature. There were limited meats, with only 1 type of roast and not a lot of choice. The venue was so noisy, everything...More

Thank Margaret B
Reviewed 3 September 2017

It was Sunday night about 6:30 pm, we were greeted by a young lady with a big smile, she was very tolerant, friendly and helpful. She showed us to our seat and explained the set up in the restaurant the seafood bar was a great...More

Thank Rod S
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Response from Mostafa S | Reviewed this property |
Hi Thank you for your question Yes , it is highly recommended to be in a formal and well dressed not as a casual, it is high quality hotel in the city. All my best wishes to you
8 March 2016|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$19 - US$36
Breakfast, Dinner
Restaurant features
Full Bar, Reservations, Buffet, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Kids
Open Hours
6:00 AM - 10:00 AM
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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
Aqua is Townsville’s most popular buffet, open daily for breakfast and dinner. Kick-start your day with a classic buffet breakfast offering everything from eggs cooked to order, grilled bacon, sausages, tomatoes, hash browns, fresh fruit, cereals, pastries, fresh juices and more. For dinner, Aqua provides a relaxed atmosphere any day of the week and features fresh seafood, soups, hearty roast meats, delicious pastas and decadent desserts. Best of all, kids aged 0-5 years eat free when accompanied by a full paying adult. Kids aged 6-12 are just $10.00! Aqua is located on Level Two of The Ville Resort-Casino and can be accessed via the lifts. Bookings are essential and subject to availability.
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