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Asian in Toowoomba

Junk Asian

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

Firefly

With street art on the wall and plastic farm animals on the tables, warm, kooky Firefly occupies a former car-detailing workshop on the edge of the city centre. High-quality, seasonal produce drives generous, honest…
Cafe in Toowoomba

Ground Up Espresso Bar

Cool staffers, a rustic-industrial fit-out and a setting on an aerosol-pimped laneway off Ruthven St: you'd be forgiven for thinking you're in Brisbane or Melbourne at Ground Up. Affable and relaxed, the cafe peddle…
Pub in Toowoomba

Spotted Cow

A friendly, family-owned pub with regular live bands (think indie acts like Australia's The Rubens and the US's Sheer Mag), the Spotted Cow is a Toowoomba institution. Choose from 20 rotating beers on tap (including…
Coffee in Toowoomba

Bunker Records & Espresso

Top-notch specialist coffee in a record shop is what you get at Bunker. Slurp a (weekly changing) single origin at the front espresso bar then scour the wooden crates at the back for a varied mix of old and new viny…
Cultural in Toowoomba

First Coat Art & Music Festival

This popular three-day event sees prolific street artists from Australia and beyond transform Toowoomba with their large-scale murals. Other events include live music acts, dance and theatre performances, exhibition…
Public Art in Toowoomba

Elephant & Treehouse Mural

Created by Brisbane-raised, internationally renowned street artist Fintan Magee, this surreal depiction of an elephant and treehouse is one of Toowoomba's most impressive street-art murals.
Public Art in Toowoomba

Indigenous Boy Mural

This impressive mural, depicting a young Indigenous boy, is by Melbourne-based artist Matt Adnate.
Public Art in Toowoomba

Triple Portrait Mural

Inspired by David Bowie, this triple portrait is the work of Adelaide-based artist Lisa King.
Museum in Toowoomba

Cobb & Co Museum

Immediately north of Queens Park, this engaging, child-friendly museum houses Australia's finest collection of horse-drawn vehicles, including beautiful 19th-century Cobb & Co Royal Mail coaches and an omnibus u…