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The Pier

Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland QLD 4810, Australia
+61 7 4721 2567
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Overview
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good18%
  • Average8%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“seafood platter” (12 reviews)
“steak” (22 reviews)
“warm olives” (3 reviews)
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CUISINES
Seafood, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
££££
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Service
Food
Value
LOCATION
Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland QLD 4810, Australia
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1 - 10 of 189 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had the 70 dollar seafood platter for one. A little expensive for what you got but would still have again. Great customer service views and location over the water.

Thank Mr. M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

An amazing evening in a stunning location! The Pier is positioned over the water and has an spectacular view of Townsville’s marina and coast. The night featured a four-course menu and dessert, with each item paired to its accompanying Greywacke wine. I particularly enjoyed the...More

Thank Brenden W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Called in. Got a table. 20minutes later no service. Nothing. LEFT. Reported reason for leaving to bar tender.More

Thank neil2c
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi neil2c, Thank you for providing feedback. I'm sorry your evening wasn't up to our usual standards. I would really appreciate knowing more about your experience. Would you mind emailing me at lily@pierrestaurantandbar.com.au with details of when you visited us so I can look into...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this resturant. We didn’t have a reservation and waited only a short time with a drink before we were shown to our table. Beautiful friendly staff and manager. The food was exquisite and well priced considering the quality. My only complaint was the table...More

Thank WineandDineMe2
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi WineandDineMe2, Thank you for your kind words about our food and staff. We agree they are beautiful! We do like to keep our table settings quite simple as we don't want to distract from the amazing view, but from your photo it did seem...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful 4 course meal with amazing Greywhacke wine to complement each dish. Great service from the pier staff and all our needs were attended to in a timely matter. Definitely will be coming ba me again.

Thank scottyfamos
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi scottyfamos, We are so glad you enjoyed this dinner. Greywacke is such a great wine company and we were so grateful we could share more of their wines with you! Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We chose this venue to share lunch with our family and friends after our wedding. Lily and her team did an amazing job. Nothing was too much trouble. They had plenty of staff to serve our guests. The food was amazing, the venue beautifully and...More

Thank DeniseGreg64
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hi Denise, It was an absolute pleasure celebrating with you. Thank you for choosing us for your special day. All the best for married life and we look forward to seeing you again. Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 13 August 2018

my wife and I had dinner here on sunday night, good service, great views, we had the hot and cold seafood platter for 2, it was first rate! wine selection good, prices good value for money, will return.

1  Thank mike c
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Mike C, We pride ourselves on our seafood platters and we're thrilled to hear you enjoyed yours! We look forward to seeing you again! Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 9 August 2018

over the water so great view a few tables outside but mainly inside. The food was lovely had barramundi but doesn't only have seafood have a good range foods.

Thank 716cherylw
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi 716cherylw, Thank you very much for your kind words. While we specialise in seafood, we try our best to cater for a range of tastebuds! We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 6 August 2018

Walking around Townsville with no specific dining plan for my birthday spur of the moment we'd thought we would try The Pier. Was a very busy night at The Pier when we walked in, no problem for the very helpful, eager & courteous staff. We...More

Thank Ray S
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi Ray S, This makes us so happy! Thank you for choosing to celebrate your birthday with us, we're so glad we could make it a night to remember! See you next time! Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 6 August 2018

I had a great lunch at The Pier in Townsville. It is set over the water with views of the Marina - just the place to relax and enjoy the view and food. The service was impeccable and my food was delicious. I took my...More

1  Thank sandrajc
Lily C, Public Relations Manager at The Pier, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Hi SandraJC, Lunch is my favourite time of day here - it is so serene and beautiful looking over the Marina! We're so glad you enjoyed everything and can't wait to see you again! Cheers, Lily

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$29
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
View, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
Sunday
17:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 14:30
Tuesday
17:30 - 23:45
Wednesday
17:30 - 23:59
Thursday
17:30 - 23:59
Friday
17:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 14:30
Saturday
17:30 - 23:59
12:00 - 14:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, Queensland QLD 4810, Australia (Formerly Pier Restaurant)
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4721 2567
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Description
The Pier Restaurant is Townsville's ultimate seafood destination. Offering a sophisticated, yet casual dining experience with superb water views overlooking the Breakwater Marina and Castle Hill, our modern Australian menu features premium, locally sourced seafood. Whether it's an intimate dinner for two, a large wedding reception, function or a business luncheon, with its absolute waterfront location, the Pier is the perfect setting for your next dining experience.
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