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Encores at the Empire Theatre

Empire Theatre Complex 56 Neil St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
4639 6900
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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10:00 am - 10:00 pm Hours
Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Empire Theatre Complex 56 Neil St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Tuesday Dinner menu - choice of two or three course meal and included wine or soft drinks. Menu has three choices for each serving and restaurant is happy to space the servings so you can fit in the luscious desserts. Wait staff initially very attentive...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Helene S
Reviewed 9 October 2018

As a visitor to Toowoomba, the family I was staying with booked dinner at Encores. The waitstaff were attentive, but not overly, at our table. The service was very good. Dinner was most enjoyable and well complimented by the wines consumed. They have a good...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank MimmoC289
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

Extremely small meal portions for the price you pay!! The guy that served us at the end was great but the other waitstaff seem very judgmental.

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank emily962018
Reviewed 7 October 2018 via mobile

My partner and I went to the restaurant for a special occasion. The food and service was excellent though spoilt by a family who let their children run in and out of the restaurant, touch other dinners chair, hang off the edge of the outside...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank V365ZPsandyh
Reviewed 4 October 2018

Thought we would stop in for a drink before an event at the Empire Theatre recently. The restaurant was busy so we opted for a pre event drink. The chairs were unusual and better suited for quick predinner drinks at the restaurant. We enjoyed our...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Keri W
Reviewed 4 October 2018 via mobile

Best restaurant in Toowoomba by far. Friendly staff, amazing service & most importantly...DELICIOUS food!! We wanted to savour every bite. Lunch menu is amazing (& affordable!) & dinner is also worth every cent. Our favourite place to celebrate a special occasion! Highly recommend!!

Date of visit: November 2017
1  Thank HanRedTraveller
encores, Director of Sales at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 6 October 2018

Thanks so much for you great review. Look forward to seeing you again for a special occasion.

Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

My husband and I went to Encores for our wedding anniversary dinner, food and service was excellent, Alec who is the manager there, well what could I say! He is a great asset to this restaurant. If you want to go to a classy restaurant...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 257janek
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

A delightful place: gentle lighting, service, and decor. Middle-of-road menu but all dishes served in a timely way and very good quality. Liked the entree items upgraded to a larger serve: always my preference. Nice sparkler for birthday dessert!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank 751janine
Reviewed 6 September 2018

We have been to this restaurant many times. If you are going to the theatre next door they are very tuned in to making sure your meal is served quickly without compromising on quality and service. Today we took a friend from Sydney who has...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank shelleyt6
encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2018

Thanks so much for your review. We agree totally with your thought of Alex. Look forward to seeing you again Mark

Reviewed 16 August 2018

This is a lovely experience. With the outlook of beautiful garden. Whenever we visit Toowoomba, we always have lunch here. The food is glorious and the staff are always friendly.

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Christine C
encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2018

Thanks for your review. We are glad you enjoyed Encores and look forward to seeing you next time in Toowoomba.

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Wayne B
3 February 2015|
Response from Bmgarton | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just picked this up (probably not a lot of help now!), but smart casual is the go here. Meaning jeans are ok, but you need a collared shirt, dress shoes and if winter, a sports jacket wouldn't be out of place. The... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
10:00 am - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Empire Theatre Complex 56 Neil St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Toowoomba
  • Phone Number: 4639 6900
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