Best Known For

Asparagus Gruyere: grilled asparagus spears, gruyere bechamel sauce, pancetta, poached egg and baby spinach, on sourdough toast.

About The Balcony Restaurant

Escape to the bliss of The Balcony Restaurant, perched above Flinders Street in the heart of Townsville. A heritage building has been the home of this restaurant for more than 30 years; a timber staircase takes you up to a quirky space above where a relaxed vibe allows chilling out from the hustle and bustle of below. Take a seat on the tiled balcony bordered by fretwork to peruse an all-day breakfast and lunch menu dishing up temptations such as avocado dusted with sea-salted sesame seeds, semi-dried tomatoes, poached egg, coriander and lime, on sourdough. Pair a chilled glass of wine with lunch choices like a Mediterranean chicken salad, with baby spinach, feta, tomato, capsicum, Spanish onion and aioli dressing; or a beef and bacon burger, fried egg, BBQ sauce and side of crunchy chips.

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A few words from The Balcony Restaurant

The Balcony Restaurant Townsville City
?The Balcony? Restaurant i?s located upstairs at number 287 Flinders Street Townsville City.

The heritage building has been the home of the Balcony Restaurant for over 30 years. The timber staircase takes you on and upwards to the quirky space above that ensures a unique and memorable experience unmatched in Townsville. Nestled high above, the Balcony Restaurant permeates a relaxed and pleasant ambiance where you can escape the hustle and bustle of below. Escape to the bliss of the Balcony's charm where you can enjoy the delicious food, the great coffee, an icy cold beverage, good music and let our happy staff take care of you

Location & Map

LVL1 287 Flinders Street, Townsville 4810 QLD - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  8:00:AM - 2:00:PM
Tue  8:00:AM - 2:00:PM
Wed  6:30:AM - 2:00:PM
Thu  8:00:AM - 2:00:PM
Fri  6:30:AM - 2:00:PM
Sat  8:00:AM - 2:00:PM
Sun  8:00:AM - 2:00:PM

Groups & Functions

  • Up to 100 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Charity Event
  • Christmas Party
  • Cocktail Party
  • Conference
  • Corporate Function
  • Dinner Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Hens & Bucks Night
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding
  • Canapes
  • Cocktails
  • Degustation
  • Set Menu

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Member Reviews (5)


Amazing Food, smooth coffee, the service is friendly, honest, polite and professional
Amazing place to catch up with friends for breakfast, take the family for lunch or work function with cocktails at night. Love this venue, with its welcoming staff.



Fantastic food and staff
World class service ,food is outstanding !


Thanks Kelly and team. Brilliant Service
We just had our wedding reception "High tea" at The Balcony Restaurant. Everything was perfectly set up, staff were friendly helpful and catered to all our needs. Thanks for making our day memorable. Nicki and Mark


I have only been here for breakfast, the big breakfast is not for the feint hearted so be warned, its pretty big, the breakfasts are lovely and im sure we will be back again in the coming months to try the lunches.