11 Verified Diner Reviews

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dined on Sat, 1 Jun 2019

(7)
Disappointed with the Malborough Sav Blanc ages of bottles, tasted more like Chardonnay as too old. Need to be drank with in a year of bottling. Ours was a 2017 and 2015, too old.

dined on Sun, 5 May 2019

(10)
Great service, food and views. Really good place to be. Under rated - a gem in Townsville.

dined on Sat, 20 Apr 2019

(10)
Great service from Sue in particular great rapport we us

dined on Sat, 20 Apr 2019

(8)
The atmosphere and location are fantastic. Once the restaurant got busy, the bar staff couldn't cope - they were unorganised bring us double up on our drinks order or not at all
Hi Janiece, Thank you for your feedback. We're so happy you enjoyed the atmosphere and our location, we're very lucky to have such a stunning outlook over the Marina. We were understaffed in our bar on Saturday night and I apologise that this affected your evening. We hope to see you again. Cheers, Lily
Lily Charles, The Pier responded on Tue, 23 Apr 2019

dined on Fri, 19 Apr 2019

(9)
Beautiful eating out on the deck.

dined on Fri, 19 Apr 2019

(3)
Service is shocking. Seated and 15 minutes before we finally asked if we could have a drink. Asked if we wanted table water - even that didn’t turn up. Restaurant is sectioned so one waitress doing nothing and the other run off her feet. Last three times we’ve been same appalling service. Won’t be going back. Spoke to manager. She couldn’t care less. It’s a shame - food is good and view is gorgeous. Bring on new management.

dined on Fri, 19 Apr 2019

(9)
Another enjoyable dinner experience

dined on Fri, 12 Apr 2019

(10)
Ease of parking the car

dined on Tue, 9 Apr 2019

(10)
Certainly a special treat.

dined on Mon, 1 Apr 2019

(10)
Our first visit in 20 years. It was most enjoyable. The music was quiet and this enabled good conversation.
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About The Pier

The Pier is Townsville’s ultimate seafood destination. Located on Sir Leslie Thiess Drive, the iconic restaurant overlooks Castle Hill, Breakwater Marina and Magnetic Island. Originally built in the 1970’s as the Barge Inn, The Pier has been a mainstay on Townsville’s restaurant scene, feeding generations of Townsville locals and tourists alike. Now owned by the Charles family, The Pier is known for its stunning views and succulent seafood. The modern Australian menu features freshly sourced seafood including local market fish, scallops, prawns, succulent oysters and salmon, plus consistently high quality cuts of beef, chicken, pork and duck. Let’s not forget our signature seafood platters! Our team is young, passionate and dedicated to showcasing the best produce North Queensland has to offer with a combination of old favourites with a twist and creative dishes that let our local ingredients shine. So whether you’d like an intimate dinner for two, large wedding reception, corporate function or just to wind down after a long day, with its absolute waterfront location, The Pier is the perfect setting for your next social outing. We are open for lunch from Friday to Sunday and for dinner Tuesday to Sunday (closed Monday.) We’d love to see you. Cheers, Shannon, Lily and The Pier team

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