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118 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 0520
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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good36%
  • Average10%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible6%
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Asian, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
118 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a great place for a relaxed lunch. We grazed happily on the tasting plates for the afternoon while enjoying the view and drinks. Great service, the staff were just lovely. Highly recommend and will definitely be back ourselves

Thank debstar2017
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

As a vegan family, finding somewhere suitable for children with vegan options can be tricky. Lots of vegan options available on the menu which is reasonably priced. Food was served very quickly and we all enjoyed our meals. Staff were very friendly and welcoming. They...More

Thank Sacha892
Reviewed 4 days ago

So three of us visited on a relatively quiet Tuesday Night . This is the night when you don't get a menu they serve two set courses. The food was nice , at the risk of sounding like a total Brisbane snob I've had some...More

1  Thank Raindancer2544
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a very popular and trendy restaurant where you have to book early to get a good seat. My daughter booked in the afternoon and we were able to get a reservation on a small table with stools out on the windy verandah. Our...More

Thank Deb F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

What a great place! Interesting selection of food that comes out randomly with so much to choose from we loved the "let us choose for you" option. Their turmeric potatoes were incredible.everything was incredible. Wonderful ambience and service. Quality glassware. Great location. Make sure youbook!

Thank infojunkieQld
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great grazing type menu/food in a great location!! Amazing cocktails and service in superb location overlooking our beautiful strand.

Thank neridajacobsen
Reviewed 12 September 2018

Firstly, I really enjoyed this place however there were others in my group who were far from comfortable with this sort of cuisine or indeed dining style *(share plates) I found the meals to be very well presented and actually exactly as described on the...More

1  Thank bezman2110
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Walked along the Strand from the cbd on a balmy winter Sunday night to find the Shorehouse. Immediately seated with the menu explained and it wasnt long before the zesty, spicy dishes began to appear. We had rice paper rolls, sechuan chicken salad, red duck...More

Thank calderadwellers
Reviewed 30 August 2018

Gave Shorehouse quite a few chances before finally concluding that is it not up to scratch, even by Townsville standards which are quite low. Went the first time very shortly after they opened - service was an absolute shambles but polite (understandable & forgivable in...More

1  Thank BvL2016
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Enjoyed a fantastic Friday lunch here and only a stone's throw from the ocean with great view and a sea breeze you couldn't ask for a better location. The recently renovated building is now modern and a great demonstration of what the aging buildings along...More

Thank Donza85
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Restaurant Details

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  • Value
Average prices
US$10 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Digital Payments, Highchairs Available
Good for
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
5:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
12:00 PM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 118 The Strand, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville  >  North Ward
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 0520
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Shorehouse is on Townsville’s most iconic location, the Strand showcasing panoramic views across Cleveland Bay to Magnetic Island. Focusing on fresh locally sourced produce with intention to share. Sit and watch the world go by on our glorious deck in casual lounge dining, at the bar in our architecturally designed casual beach house with North Queensland resort highlights. Bringing a modern Asian cuisine with the best of our local flavours crafted by our talented experience chef. Offering an extensive wine list, craft beer on tap and fresh modern cocktails with the mouth-watering flavours in our food, all at reasonable prices.
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