This contemporary corrugated-iron beach shack is home to some seriously delicious home-made pastas and crispy-crust pizzas; they also make their own gelato and sorbet. Be sure to book ahead.
Everything is groovy at this lavender landmark, from the eclectic menu to the mellow vibes emanating from the porch. Breakfast is a highlight, or just grab a coldie and immerse yourself in the art displays, live mus…
Self-made Spanish immigrant José Paronella built Paronella Park as a gift to his wife Margarita. He opened the incongruously sited property and pleasure gardens to a grateful public shortly after their construction.…
Dependable and delicious, with an all-day dining menu that caters to the grazers (antipasto $18) and the gluttons (huge battered fish burgers $17).
With four locations strewn around town, this local success story cooks up some of the best (all-day!) breakfasts in Townsville, while lunches are fresh and filling.
Brews are made on-site at this hopping and stunningly restored 1880s former post office. Soak up a Townsville Bitter or Bandito Loco with a meal at its refined restaurant (mains $17 to $36).
For a waterside flutter.
This boisterous Irish pub stages live music on Friday and Saturday nights. Cheap and tasty food too.
Showcases the history, traditions and customs of the local Wulgurukaba and Bindal peoples. Call for guided-tour times.