Sofra is regularly named as one of the most popular restaurants in Toowoomba. The extensive menu is designed to share and suits a whole variety of dietary requirements. It’s full of hearty and comforting dishes that are a bit Mediterranean, a bit Eastern, but all nourishing and delicious – and while it’s meat-centric, there’s plenty here to keep vegetarian friends and family happy too!
Address: 164 Margaret Street, Toowoomba
Phone: (07) 4638 0044
It’s the wafting smell of spices that you’ll notice first – followed closely by the bright red décor and slightly mysterious hookah pipes out the front. But the unassuming location hides the talent of this chef, who trained in both London and Egypt. Enjoy authentic Egyptian dishes – such as moussaka, kebab wraps and shared mezze plates – that accommodate everyone, with plenty of vegan, vegetarian and gluten-free options available.
Address: 34A Neil Street, Toowoomba
Experience the excitement and the whirlwind of smoky meat clouds flying overhead while you and your friends cook at your table’s very own tabletop BBQ! Their delicious range of Korean and Japanese food is designed to be shared but they also have a wide range of single serve dishes. You can also book a private karaoke room.
Address: Upstairs, Level 1, 430 Ruthven St, Toowoomba
Phone: (07) 4564 9229
Ice 'n' Spice
This family-run restaurant specialises in Northern Indian cuisine and consistently ranks as one of the most recommended venues in Toowoomba. Visit and enjoy the beautiful curries, biriyanis, bread and more – with gluten-free, vegetarian and vegan options available.
Address:1/386-388 Ruthven St, Toowoomba
Phone: (07) 4659 7777
Original Saigon offers an authentic, affordable taste of Vietnam. This family run restaurant has become a local favourite for its cheap and cheerful traditional dishes, including pho, bahn mi and rice paper rolls. A good option for feeding a group, Original Saigon has plenty of vegan and gluten-free options.
Address: 286 Ruthven Street, Toowoomba
Phone: (07) 4589 1580