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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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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good35%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (11 reviews)
“ice cream” (6 reviews)
“bread” (7 reviews)
10:00 AM - 9:00 PMAll 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 via mobile

We enjoyed a tasty lunch from the set menu. Staff were friendly but I needed to ask for a drink on my arrival. Table service was excellent. My choice was the Barra but it didn't match the description on the online menu. Couldn't taste the...More

Thank Mary D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Encores has been Top of the Tree in Toowoomba for many years Never ever had a bad experience nor food that wasn't absolute perfection Table service has always been first class, never had to wait an inordinate amount of time for service Happy to make...More

Thank Alex G
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Went to Encores for a reunion get together. We had a set menu to choose from which consisted of 3 entrees, 3 mains and 3 sweets. The choices were all first rate and the food was very well presented and tasted superb. The staff were...More

Thank 9waynep
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Delicious meal and fine dining on a Tuesday night in Toowoomba. Set menu but 3 excellent choices in each category. Only slight concern was that wait staff bordered on overkill of their table service and banter.

Thank sulzerj
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Had hoped to dine here pre tina arena concert which was on a sunday when they were closed, went the day before and was not disappointed after being recommended to dine here! Attentive service and great food!

Thank shazza770
Reviewed 14 September 2017

We have been enjoying the fine-dining experience at "Encores" for many years. The food is delicious, wine-list expansive, and service professional. Whenever friends from out of town request our input as to which restaurant to choose during their visit, "Encores" will consistently be one of...More

Thank Jane H
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

We were lucky enough to get in before a sow we were seeing at the Empire theatre. We chose the two course option from entree, main & desert. Good selection and we ended up with a main and desert. Service was good, the wine went...More

1  Thank tigger2594
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Sadly this review is not one of recommendation mainly due to the overall cost of feeding two people. My reviews are usually full of praise raving about the food & service. Firstly the entrée we had was garlic bread which when paying the bill I...More

Thank Anthony T
encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 23 August 2017

We usually begin our replies to Trip Advisor reviews by expressing our gratitude to the reviewer for taking the time to comment on their experience. However, we believe the unwritten rule for Trip Advisor is to be fair. We are glad you enjoyed the quality...More

Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

First time at Encores and enjoyed a nice lunch in pleasant surroundings. The staff were very friendly and polite. All in all was pretty good but certainly would not want to raise their prices at all.

Thank Dave4350
Reviewed 12 July 2017

Welcoming & friendly staff greeted us on arrival and showed us directly to our table. Entree and main meals were ordered and arrived in timely manner. The artichoke soup was delicious and perfectly seasoned and the pork belly suitably tender. Both fillet steaks were cooked...More

Thank Daydreamer55
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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, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 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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