Top ChoiceBakery in Toowoomba

The Bakers Duck

A hip, pared-down, urbane cafe-bakery, the Bakers Duck is a local legend, famed for its artisanal sourdough bread and pastries. These include gorgeous almond croissants and a cult-status strawberry cheesecake...

Top ChoiceModern Australian in Toowoomba

Zev's Bistro

Chef Kyle Zevenbergen has catapulted Toowoomba's dining scene to a whole new level with this lauded bistro, a burnt orange-and-charcoal space pimped with contemporary artworks. Dishes range from very good to...

Top ChoicePizza in Toowoomba

Piccolo Papa

Super casual and neighbourly, Toowoomba's best pizza joint occupies a nondescript suburban strip mall in Rangeville. A real-deal Italian pizzaiolo (pizza maker) flips and fires the dough, churning out light,...

Turkish in Toowoomba

Sofra

Toowoomba's favourite Turk draws the crowds with its cosy, homely vibe and gorgeous Ottoman flavours. Feast on generous mezze-style peynirli sigara böreği (filo-pastry cigars of feta cheese, kaşar cheese, fresh...

Burgers in Toowoomba

Phatburgers

Using local, grass-fed beef, chipper Phat plates up brilliant, juicy burgers like the Morning Glory, packed with 110g of succulent rump, bacon, egg, grilled tomato, caramelised onion, lettuce and BBQ sauce....

Egyptian in Toowoomba

El Attar

Toowoomba may be a long way from Egypt, but sprawling El Attar brings it significantly closer with its heady Arabic music, bold colours and authentic flavours. Owner Ramadan hails from Alexandria, and you'll find...

Asian in Toowoomba

Junk Asian

One of several trendy eateries at the Walton Stores redevelopment, this casually hip Pan-Asian place is the brainchild of two-hatted chef Tony Kelly. Under a slithering Chinese dragon, young and old get chin and...

Modern Australian in Toowoomba

Gip’s

Occupying the billiard room of historic Clifford House (1860), Gip's is one of Toowoomba's fancier dining options. The lunch menu includes a daily special with wine ($29.90), while sophisticated, bistro-style...

Burgers in Toowoomba

Betty's Burgers

Pillow-soft brioche buns and high-quality fillings have made Noosa-based Betty's a national success story. The compact list of burgers includes a classic Angus-beef burger and a meat-free mushroom option. Wash...

Cafe in Toowoomba

Ortem

Opposite the train station, this former ball-bearing factory is now an upbeat cafe, pimped with quirky murals and dishing out fresh, flavourful cafe grub. Breakfast options are among the best in town, ranging...

Indian in Toowoomba

Royal Indian

Spice up your Toowoomba tenure with a visit to Royal Indian, one of the city's most underrated restaurants. From the curries to the tandoor, dishes burst with flavour. Highlights include the vindaloo and the naan...

Cafe in Toowoomba

Chocolate Cottage & Café

This cottage-turned-cafe peddles a girth-expanding selection of handmade chocolates and sweet treats, from chilli-infused pralines to choc-dipped musk sticks. Chocolate (and coffee) snobs won't be wowed, but the...

Cafe in Toowoomba

GPO Café & Bar

Set in Towoomba's heritage-listed old post office – complete with relaxing verandah and an intimate dining room – GPO serves tasty (though not especially outstanding) global fare. Expect the likes of avocado on...