The North Shore Tavern is a vibrant space to catch up with mates, enjoy a cool drink or to try some sensational pub fare. Did we mention we have the largest sports screen in Townsville? Come on down today!
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Located in the award-winning North Shore Community of Burdell, the North Shore Tavern is at the heart of  Townsville’s brightest suburb. Our approach is simple and drives every decision we make: meeting the needs of our local community.

We support, supply, and serve our neighbourhood, believing that the Tavern is an important part of local life, providing a familiar place for locals to relax and socialise. Unpretentious and reliable, we strive to offer quality, value, and experience.


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The North Shore Tavern has all of your favourite pub classics – burgers, steaks, parmys, schnitzels, pizzas, salads & more.


We’re purveyors of all your favourite drinks. From specialty craft beers to fancy wines, and we love a cocktail or two!


We’re proud to support a wide variety of local sporting teams and community organisations in Townsville. 


There’s always a reason to head to your local! Test your wits with weekly trivia, catch some live music or hang in sports bar with mates.

Become a member today

Our brand new app unlocks a world of opportunity at North Shore Tavern. With a wide range of benefits available to people who download and sign up, the app acts as a membership card, giving discounts on food and bar purchases, points accrual for spending in venue, exclusive prize giveaways, a birthday present from us, and a bunch more!
Available now on iTunes and Google Play app stores.

North Shore Tavern Membership is a value-added program offering  benefits to frequent and loyal customers of North Shore Tavern Townsville. These include;

 Discounts on bar purchases
 Discounts on food purchases
 Exclusive Bottle-O bottle shop specials
 Points accrued for each dollar spent across the venue & Bottle-O bottle shop
 Exclusive member prize giveaways
 Special events and discount tickets
  Birthday Bonus – receive a free meal to enjoy on your birthday each year*

*By becoming a member, members consent to receive promotional information will receive such information via email or SMS text, or both

Feed The Family

The North Shore Tavern offers delicious meals for lunch and dinner 7 days a week. Our kitchen team prepares a mouth-watering blend of Aussie pub favorites and seasonal specialties with love and care. Our food philosophy emphasises affordable, tasty dishes, from healthy options to modern twists on pub classics.



Join the North Shore Tavern team!

– Build skills in hospitality that can take you anywhere

– Meet new people, create a lively and enjoyable atmosphere, become an expert at mixing drinks, or take charge and lead a team

– Bartenders, bistro attendants, chefs, bottle shop attendants + more jobs available

Courtesy Bus

Weekend Services:

AM Pick-ups – 10:30am, 11:30am, 12:30pm, 1:30pm until 2:00pm
PM Pick-ups/drop-offs – 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm
PM Drop-offs – 7:30pm, 8:30pm & 10:00pm

Weekday Services:

PM Pick-ups/drop-offs – 4:30pm, 5:30pm, 6:30pm
PM Drop-offs – 7:30pm, 8:30pm & 10:00pm

T&Cs apply. Servicing Burdell & Bushland Beach, Mount Low, Deeragun & Oakdale Heights only until otherwise advised. Subject to availability & bus capacity. Bus drivers reserve the right to pick-up or drop-off riders at their discretion. Please treat our drivers with respect and be kind-hearted to ensure the wheels on our bus go round-and-round.

🧠🧐 Think you've got the brains? Prove it at Trivia Night! Tonight, test your knowledge, compete for cash, and claim those bragging rights. Gather your squad of up to 6 trivia titans and join our stellar hosts, Matt & Ryan, at the Sports Bar. Trivia kicks off every Tuesday at 7pm. Spots are filling fast—book your table today and don't miss out on snagging $250 in prizes every week! ✌️
Feeling peckish? Tackle the midday munchies with our $19 lunch specials! 🍔🍟 From 11:30AM to 2:00PM, Monday to Friday, we're serving up a smorgasbord of satisfaction. Grab a seat and let's make lunchtime the best part of your workday! ✌️
🍕🌶️ Spice up your weekend with our special Brisket and Jalapeño Pizza! Indulge in a Texas barbecue base topped with savoury brisket, fiery jalapeños, melty mozzarella, and crisp red onion. Finished with fresh rocket and a drizzle of ranch dressing, it's a flavour rodeo not to be missed! Grab yours for just $24 this weekend and taste the bold! ✌️
🏉🎉 Join us as we root for Queensland in a crucial match against New South Wales tonight in Newcastle! With the Maroons aiming to bounce back in this historic three-match series, the excitement is at an all-time high. Catch all the action of Women's State of Origin Game 2 from 7:45pm tonight✌️
🥤🌚 Taste the Dark Side with Vodka Cruiser! Introducing Cruiser Black Cherry Cola on tap. Dive into the dark side with classic cola infused with sweet black cherry, all blended with triple distlled Vodka. 🍒✌️#TasteTheDarkSide #VodkaCruiser Choose to DrinkWise.
Get ready for tonight's State of Origin showdown at North Shore Tavern! 🏉🍻 SOO coverage kicks off at 7 PM with the game starting at 8 PM. See you soon. C'mon Queenslander✌️
🏉🍕 Snacking for Queensland! Catch all the SOO action live with us and enjoy our $15 snack menu featuring medium pizzas, buffalo wings, and nachos✌️
🏈 Catch the Roosters vs. Cowboys Today at 4:05 PM! 🏈Watch the Cowboys aim to match the Roosters on the ladder in a pivotal game. Plus, your chance to score big with our 2025 Cowboys Family Membership giveaway, courtesy of Bundaberg Rum! ✌️Win Big This Season:- Family Membership for 4
- Cowboys Merchandise
- Gift Cards
-Game Day StaycationHow to Win:Simply catch any televised Cowboys game at the Tavern and enjoy a Bundaberg Rum for an entry into the draw.Details:Visit us or speak with our bar staff for more info and to view full T&Cs. Drink responsibly.

Independently owned, The Bottle-O provides customers with a unique shopping experience. Whether you want helpful advice whilst browsing or just quickly passing through to pick up their favourite drink, The Bottle-O is committed to delivering local customers genuine value with every purchase.

Good value booze, for good value people.

Life’s better when you surround yourself with good value people. And at The Bottle-O, we have all your favourite drinks cold and ready to go – and they’re good value too.