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Engine Room Cafe

$$ - $$$Cafe, Healthy,
1 Railway St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4637 8444
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good32%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible5%
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“brunch” (5 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (4 reviews)
Open Now
7:00 am - 4:00 pmAll hours
Cafe, Healthy, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
1 Railway St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The separate garden area out he back is a hidden gem - lovely. Staff very helpful and I had the charcoal Latte, very unique and has great cleansing benefits - apparently! also saw they have a great breakfast deal at the moment, Eggs and Bacon...More

Thank garryslik
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Been here a few times now and have never been disappointed. Went for breakfast with friends and had the $10 special. Plenty of bacon with egfs tomato sauce and toast with wasked down with good coffee. Will definitely rwturn definitely return.

Thank 9waynep
Reviewed 8 January 2018

We recently visited Toowoomba and needed a good coffee and stumbled across The Engine Room which didn't disappoint serving Belaroma coffee. The service was fast and efficient and food very nicely presented and tasty. The coffee was fantastic too !!

Thank Cogswilso
Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

The Engine Room Cafe is a good place to have a breakfast and coffee in Toowoomba. The prices are reasonable with good portions supplied.

Thank dat2657
Reviewed 20 December 2017 via mobile

Visited today after many years, with a large group. The whole experience was delightful. I had the barramundi and it was delicious. I don't think it will be long before I am back.

Thank Ashleigh P
Reviewed 16 December 2017 via mobile

Had breakfast with 30 of us and they accommodate perfectly it was so spacious we could all eat together. The breakfast was wonderful priced , fast service on coffees and not to long after food was being served. Very filling.

Thank Holly516
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

Family went to this cafe for morning tea. Order for coffee & cakes. Start eat my husband near finish eat the staff man come took plates my husband is not finish eat then next is my dad took plates then mum then our daughter then...More

1  Thank Manners0
TheEngineRoomCafe, Owner at Engine Room Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Dear Manners0 I am astounded to hear about your experience with us yesterday. I have been away for the best part of a week with a child post surgery and to read this on my return is very disturbing. First of all, please let me...More

Reviewed 15 October 2017 via mobile

Visited for breakfast and will go back in a heart beat! Lovely food Great service Lovely atmosphere Lovely coffee!

Thank Melissa K
TheEngineRoomCafe, Owner at Engine Room Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Thanks Melissa K It's wonderful of you to take the time to leave such a "Lovely" review. Kind Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

Engine Room Cafe overlooks Toowoomba's historic railway station. It's a good place for lunch with plenty of tables, most indoor but some in a rear courtyard. The service was friendly and the meals arrived in a short time. We enjoyed the grilled salmon and salad...More

Thank Ed A
TheEngineRoomCafe, Owner at Engine Room Cafe, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2017

Hi Ed A Thanks for taking the time to leave your wonderful review. Kind Regards, Leanne

Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Great service, good food and lovely coffee. Grateful for a mix up in my planned itinerary, it meant i got to try this fabulous cafe, would have missed it otherwise. Worth a visit

Thank KymMarie220
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
USD 21
Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Takeout, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups
Open Hours
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
7:00 am - 4:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1 Railway St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Toowoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4637 8444
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Open 7 days 7am to 4pm, Engine Room Cafe is conveniently located on the edge of Toowoomba's CBD. Whether it's an intimate coffee for two, a corporate lunch or a whole family gathering, we will be happy to look after you. The perfect choice for your next casual dining experience. We have a number of areas to chose from, including: our open air garden courtyard deck, our lounge foyer or our spacious air conditioned dining areas. Engine Room Cafe offers Toowoomba's Best Brekky and our menu incorporates hand made, wholesome meals sure to please. Why not try our amazing Benny Trio (3 different Eggs Benedict on one plate: Smoked Salmon, Bacon and Mushroom) or maybe even an old favourite, Lamb's Fry. We offer All Day Breakfast as well as Lunch from 11am. Meals can be ordered until 2.30pm when our kitchen closes. Coffee and a wide selection of hand made cakes and slices are available from 7am until 4pm daily. Reservations are encouraged, particularly for weekend dining.
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