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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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  • Excellent51%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible4%
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Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Empire Theatre Complex 56 Neil St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday 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 2 weeks ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

In Toowoomba for the night to see a performance at the Empire Theatre. Decided at the last minute to go for dinner at Encores. Totally impressed. Wonderful, friendly, fast service. Lovely atmosphere. Delicious meals. Our 5 and 7 year olds loved the fact they were...More

Thank MEDennis18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Attentive staff, well presented meal, very tasty. No loss in quality even though meal was served in such a timely manner. It was wonderful to know that as this restaurant is attached to the theatre they make it their mission to get you to the...More

Thank nclayton2017
Reviewed 20 June 2017

sad to see some of the other reviews but our night there was excellent. Staff were great - very friendly and helpful. the food was great and there wasn't a shortage of great wines to choose from. happily go back

Thank Ross H
Reviewed 15 June 2017 via mobile

We have not been to Encores for some time, and decided late yesterday on a whim to go there for dinner. What a joy to be greeted warmly by the lovely waitstaff, seated graciously in very comfortable chairs and made to feel at home with...More

Thank Susan M
encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 17 June 2017

Thanks Susan for your review. Glad you enjoyed look forward to seeing you when next in Mark

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

Despite excellent food and a good vegetarian menu, the quality of service has declined significantly of late. Very young wait staff who, whilst trying hard and are generally polite, have not been properly trained in waiting tables. Clearing my wife's plate then standing waiting for...More

Thank JJB007
encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 15 June 2017

Thanks for taking the time to review Encores. I am very pleased you enjoyed our food and that our vegetarian menu added some extra options for you night. With regards to the quality of the service you received that night i apologise sincerely. Last Wednesday...More

Reviewed 11 June 2017

Recently we visited Encores for lunch and enjoyed our meals very much. Food was of a very high standard supplemented by a great quality choice of house breads. Staff were exceptional. Toowoomba is indeed fortunate to have Encores...

Thank davidm6063
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

As a regular visitor to Toowoomba I am always disappointed by the culinary wasteland of blah restaurants on offer there. (The last great shining light was Veraison now sadly closed). So I was pleasantly surprised when my low expectations weren't realised at Encores. Apart from...More

1  Thank janet2801
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Highest rated for special occasions within Toowoomba. I have been here twice with family for special occasions and we had a great time and had a great meal. Both times the service was personal and made better with their friendly comedic humour. Meals were delicious....More

Thank Bryan F
encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this reviewResponded 12 May 2017

Thanks so much for your feedback,glad you had a great night and look forward to seeing you again Regards Mark

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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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
10:00 - 21:00
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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