The place to be seen in Townsville. Well, if it’s good enough for Missy Higgins and Silverchair, then it’s good enough for the rest of us. Some serious Sunday sessions take place in the tavern bar with prime ocean v…
Brews are made on-site at this hopping, stunningly restored 1880s former post office. Soak up a Townsville Bitter or Bandito Loco.
A surprisingly chic craft bar. Suave 'mixologists' deliver creative cocktails ($18) to a cool crowd looking for something more than a beer-barn swillfest. Also has a sophisticated bar menu for meals (think BBQ bourb…
There are not as many pubs in Charters Towers as there used to be, but still way too many by standards of economic reasoning and not enough by the lore of pub crawlers. The Commercial is our favourite in a closely r…
This historic 1901 pub in Townsville's bustling centre is not exactly a tranquil haven, but it's great for a beer at any time. For those who like to be in the thick of it all, the GN can't be beat.
An eco-conscious establishment roasting beans sourced from the Atherton tablelands to Mombasa. If you don’t find a blend you like, invent your own and they’ll grind it fresh.
Renowned for its Sunday beer-garden sessions and prime position on the Strand, the Seaview serves ice-cold schooners and has live music and entertainment.
Million-dollar views and ice-cold beer, but not much else to shout about in this flat-roofed pub on the main drag. The steaks are decent enough.
This boisterous Irish pub stages live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Cheap and tasty food too.
The best place for a beer or post-fishing cocktail on the marina. Meals also available.