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French, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
+61 7 4724 1460
Tue - Fri 11:30 - 14:30
Tue - Sat 17:30 - 23:00
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Cairns, Australia
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24 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed st grand apartment last weekend and went looking for somewhere to eat I'vr known of Michels for years but hadn't eaten here for 20 yrs The food was stunning I have forgotten how good food can be when cooked and presented beautifully do yourself a favour and go to Michels next time you are looking for a special... More 

Thank julie m
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13 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

A revisit to this Restaurant for lunch revealed that it had lost nothing in its ability to offer good attentive service and well prepared excellent food .Nothing was found wanting and staff were only too pleased to accept some modification to the menu to meet our tastes The meal arrived well within an acceptable time.

Thank Robert J
Townsville, Australia
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22 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The food was fantastic. Both my wife and I thoroughly enjoyed our dishes. The staff were very professional and despite the restaurant being filled to capacity they managed to arrive at your table one second before you knew you needed them.

Thank brendanporter
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27 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is the place where no noise, nothing un-regular , very clean and well serviced, I went for a meal with my wife and the staff were very welcoming, I did like the place and the drinks but the meal wasn't very good neither my wife, but in general was awesome.

Thank Mostafa S
Townsville, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There were 6 of us for lunch on Tuesday 21st March 2017. The restaurant only had two other people in it. We arrived at 1230 and ordered the three course meal with the order being taken around 1245. Our wait staff was very polite and helpful but the first course did not arrive until around 145pm. The meal itself was... More 

Thank Liz28011950
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40 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Michel's is our "go to special place" when we visit Townsville and again did not disappoint last week thanks to the wonderful Chef Hallie who creates delectable gluten free dishes (I have coeliac disease). The oysters were amazing and I barely spoke to my hubby while I ate my Bouillabaisse - it was that good!! If you love seafood, try... More 

Thank MikiBrisbane
Townsville, Australia
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3 reviews
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Nice food but poor service for a Thursday night. Had to keep asking for drinks and food service. Really for the supposed standard it was below the expected standard. Better service at the local RSL

Thank sherimurphy61
Townsville, Australia
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31 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017

Good attentive service and nice food even on a busy saturday evening. Hubby was really happy to find asahi on tap. Pleasant surrounding and well thought through decort to absorb sound.

Thank Cleo282
Sydney, Australia
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91 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2017 via mobile

Traveling for business just out of a mine site late evening. Thought I would try Michel's for a change. The service was very good, I was never left wanting. Good atmosphere even for a solo dinner. As for the food it was very good, well presented and good portions.

Thank Craig H
Newcastle, Australia
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35 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

I was really excited to be going to Michels as I had heard great things. My husband and I went to dinner at 7.30pm with two other couples. We were seated straight away and drinks orders taken. My husbands beer was delivered half beer, half froth to his annoyance. After placing food orders shortly thereafter we waited until 8.45pm to... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$11 - US$32
French, Contemporary, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Delivery, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Reservations
Good for
Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
11:30 - 14:30
17:30 - 23:00
17:30 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 7 Palmer St | South Townsville, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Townsville
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4724 1460
A DESTINATION Michels restaurant is a French style bistro serving simple sophisticated cuisine. A long time favourite with locals - Michels is Townsville's restaurant destination. Proudly a multi-award winning restaurant, consistently awarded Chef Hat's by the Australian Good Food and Travel Guide and the recipient of the Trip Advisor's Certificate Of Excellence. Let our passionate and experienced restaurateurs, Craig Smith, executive chef and Tanya Roberts, front of house manager captivate your senses and take you on a sophisticated escape from it all.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?