6 best locally-sourced fish dishes for seafood lovers in Townsville.
Overlooking the gorgeous view of Magnetic Island, Kobe restaurant delivers award-winning dishes and superior wines that are good enough to awaken the toughest of tastebuds. Taking pride in serving locally caught fish, Kobe is definitely a destination to visit for all seafood lovers. With a menu that features an array of seafood classics including crab cakes, grilled barramundi and a reef and beef platter, Kobe also serves up a fish of the day which alternates on a regular basis, giving their visitors a different dining experience every time.
Where: Jupiters Townsville Hotel & Casino, Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, QLD, 4810
Winner of the 2014 Restaurant of the Year in North Queensland, Jam Corner is no shy cookie to impeccable, five-star grub. Sporting a menu to die for, this stylish and chic restaurant delivers nothing but satisfaction. Specialising in a range of seafood dishes including, locally caught prawns and North Queensland barramundi as well as other native-caught dishes such as Coffin Bay oysters and South Australian hiramasa kingfish, Jam Corner is the perfect Townsville location for your gourmet seafood fix.
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Where: 1 Palmer Street, South Townsville, QLD, 4810
If you’re keen to rustle yourself up an indulgent fish feast, but need to get your hands on some quality seafood straight from the North Queensland ocean first, Lound’s Fresh Seafoods is the place for you. With over 40 years of experience fishing the local waters off Townsville, co-directors Col and Rob Lound provide the ultimate ‘fresh from the sea’ produce to their ever-growing customer base. Supplying both wholesale and retail customers, Lound’s Fresh Seafoods have a selection of affordable and delicious seafood treasures including, prawns, oysters, scallops and crabs, as well as a variety of whole and filleted fish.
Where: 20 Camuglia Street, Townsville, QLD, 4814
Well known for their locally sourced seafood, The Pier Restaurant and Bar delivers the perfect A La Carte experience for anyone who enjoys the sophisticated side of life. Situated in the heart of Townsville marina, this gourmet restaurant offers a menu jam packed with some of North Queensland’s most divine catches including calamari, crab, scallops and oysters cooked in various different ways. Grab one of their signature dishes, such as their hot seafood platter to share which poses as the perfect dish to indulge in, while overlooking the picture perfect views that Townsville marina has to offer.
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Where: Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, Townsville, QLD, 4810
If you are the kind of person who likes your fish and chips fresh, you will love What The Fish. Specialising in locally caught seafood, this gourmet fish and chip shop is located on the outskirts of Townsville and delivers the ultimate takeaway experience. With a selection of fresh catches, as well as the option of ‘cooked to order’ seafood platters, What The Fish delivers affordable and tasty fish and chips which you can take away and enjoy overlooking the water’s edge.
Where: 2 Kern Brothers Drive, Kirwan, QLD, 4817
The Watermark Townsville takes pride in its modern and contemporary Australian menu which includes a wide range of fresh and native produce from across the region. Serving up an abundance of locally caught fish and complimenting vegetables, this Townsville based restaurant allows their diners the opportunity to experience the many vibrant and flavoursome tastes that North Queensland has to offer. Including delicious mains such as fresh whiting fillets, spanish mackerel and Sautéed bug tails, The Watermark Townsville offers its guest a premium dining experience in a relaxing A la Carte atmosphere.
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Where: 72-74 The Strand, Townsville, QLD, 4810
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