Fodor's Expert Review The Australian Hotel

$ Townsville Australian

An atmospheric beer garden, live music, big-screen sports games, and pub-style meals are the main draws at this lively refurbed colonial-era hotel. The hotel also has a large public bar, a lounge bar, a gaming room, and a bottleshop. Classic Aussie meals, served indoors or alfresco, are more about quantity than taste or innovation, but service is friendly, and good-value daily specials come with a beer or glass of house wine. The building, circa 1888, is worth a visit in itself: with a beautiful bull-nose veranda and original iron-lace work, it's a classic example of Townsville colonial architecture.

Australian Historical Lively Lunch Dinner Quick Bite $

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11–13 Palmer St.
Townsville, Queensland  4810, Australia

07-4771–5269

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