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.

Get ready to amp up the vibes, Townsville! 🎉 After our Member’s First Birthday bash left us all buzzing, we’re dialing it to eleven with a grand 3-day Beerthday Weekender this March! 🌟 Think bigger, think better, think beer, and a party you won’t wanna miss. ✌️🗓️ Mark those calendars! We’re talking tunes that’ll get your heart pumping, brews that’ll tickle your taste buds, and a truckload of entertainment for everyone! 🎵🍺Here’s the scoop on what’s going down:- BALTER Brewing Pop-up Bar all weekend long, because what’s a bash without some top-notch sips?- Kids’ Corner: Bouncy Castle action (Friday & Saturday), plus all the fairy floss, face painting, and balloon art they can handle (Saturday).Entertainment, Sports & Market Action:- Friday 15th March: Kick things off at the North Shore Community Night Market at Market Square. Catch Sneaky Beats tearing it up live from 5pm to 8pm, then ride the wave with Easy Club DJs from 8pm 'til the stars say goodbye.- Saturday 16th March: It's a St. Patrick's Day pre-party with The Brogues bringing the jig from midday to 3pm. Don’t miss the Cowboys v Knights home game action, live and loud at 4:30pm. Then, Laurence & The Barnyard Band takes it away from 8pm into the night.- Sunday 17th March: Chill out with a special Country & Blues session featuring the Jimmy James Trio, 2pm to 5pm, for a soulful close to our weekend extravaganza.🍹 Ready to sip on some exclusive Balter Brewing specials? Hit us up with an RSVP to lock in your spot! Rally the troops—your friends, your fam, and even those cool neighbours. This is about sharing the good times, spreading the love, and creating memories that stick.✌️
🍻 Raising a glass to our legend bartenders who pour soul into every drink and keep our spirits soaring - cheers to you on World Bartender Day! 🍹🎉 Your craft makes every sip a celebration✌️
🎶🍃 This Sunday, transform your chill-out plans by joining us in the beer garden for some soulful melodies courtesy of Autumn Music, live from 2-5pm. Round up your friends and let the harmonies craft your ideal lazy afternoon backdrop✌️
🃏🍺 Friday Frenzy: Jag the Joker! Swing by from 4pm; draw at 6pm. Buy any refreshment in the sports bar for a shot at the $1400 jackpot. 🎉 Be there or be square! T&Cs apply. Must be present to win. Ask our crew for the scoop. Drink Responsibly✌️
Are you the one who walks into Mordor with ease, knows the lineage of every Elf, Dwarf, and Hobbit, and can recite the inscriptions on the One Ring? 🗺️🧝‍♂️🧙‍♂️ Then, gather your fellowship for a night of Middle-Earth trivia where valor, wisdom, and perhaps a bit of elvish luck could earn you cash, venue vouchers, and eternal glory in the annals of trivia history.March forth to our Lord of the Rings Trivia Night on Tuesday 27th February in the Sports Bar. Hosted by the legendary Matt & Ryan, the quest begins at 7pm. 🏹📚 Compete for $250 in prizes, all while basking in the glory of Tolkien's world.Form your fellowship now, but remember, teams are LIMITED to 6 members only. Do not simply walk into trivia night; march with purpose! 🌌👑
🎤🌞 Wrap up your weekend in style with Peta Cherae, performing live from 2pm to 5pm. ✌️Meanwhile, in the sports bar, catch Alexander Volkanovski and Robert Whittaker as they headline a thrilling UFC 298 lineup 🇦🇺👊 Undercards starting at 11am 🥊🎵
🌟🎶 The sensational JOSIE has taken the stage at North Shore Tavern! Hurry over and treat yourself to 3 hours of unforgettable tunes from Townsville's beloved superstar. Don't miss this musical extravaganza! 🎤💫
🎉It's nearly birthday o'clock!🕒 Here's todays lineup at North Shore Tavern:🎵 Tune in with The Easy Club DJs at 2pm
🌟 Josie + Band takes the stage at 7pm
🎈 Family fun with Kids Activities from 12-3pm!
🍖🍇 Raffle Time: Snag meat & fruit raffles by grabbing a drink in the sports bar from 3pm-6:30pm
💫 All-day double loyalty points on food, drinks, and gaming. Let's celebrate together! 🎂🍻

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