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Best things to do in Toowoomba

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

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“This restaurant has a very good reputation for its Thai food. They do all the classic Thai dishes as good as anything I have had in Thailand. The restaurant is small would suggest you book ph 07 46380447 ”
21local recommendations
“Great for eating out in their Cafes and Restaurants, Sight Seeing, walks etc. ”
21local recommendations
“The Largest performing arts precinct in regional Australia, renowned for its classic art deco architecture this heritage listed theatre is one of the jewels of the darling downs. Checkout their website to see what performances are currently on offer. ”
15local recommendations
“The Cobb & Co Museum was originally established to house The Cobb & Co. Collection of W. R. F. Bolton consisting of over thirty 19th Century horse drawn vehicles which he collected and had restored over a period of more than thirty years. Great museum with interactive displays, will appeal to all age groups. Gift shop and coffee available.”
23local recommendations
“Queens Park is a heritage-listed botanic garden. It was built from 1875 to 1970s. It is also known as Toowoomba Botanic Gardens. It was added to the Queensland Heritage Register on 27 April 2001. Large, leafy park featuring playgrounds, fields & a historic botanical garden with formal displays.”
12local recommendations
“Always beautifully manicured gardens. A playground for kids and lots of sprawling space for lounging around”
13local recommendations
Eastern European Restaurant
“This is our fav place for a dinner out. Make sure you book ahead as it is always busy. The mixed grill, beetroot dip and lamb cutlets are some of our recommendations here.”
16local recommendations
Coffee Shop
“Great breakfasts, really chill vibes and friendly staff. The Benny is a must.”
12local recommendations
Brazilian Restaurant
“Great bar and after a few drink head into the Brazilian BBQ for an amazing meaty feast!”
8local recommendations
“Whether it’s to enjoy some top quality ‘pub grub’ for lunch or dinner or a night out on the town with friends, Fitzy’s is a long-standing Toowoomba institution that every local knows of. With a large bar and outdoor area towards the back of the property, this place can kick on well into the early hours of the morning with the help of local DJs and enthusiastic party-goers. Open 11am - late 7 days”
8local recommendations
“Beyond amazing pastries, delicious coffee and the best bread you will ever eat, no joke. ”
12local recommendations
“Popular park, restaurant and viewing area over the Toowoomba region. Has two great park equipment play areas for children as well as big spaces to kick the ball. You can also embark on numerous bushwalks with signed tracks from here, some like the one past the waterfall are quite short, others quite long. ”
9local recommendations
“Tranquility... This is a great place to enjoy the delights of a Japanese Garden. Bridges, ponds and streams, hidden nooks and authentic plantings, make this a must visit place for those that like this style of garden.”
10local recommendations
“Lovely coffee, good selection of pastries and an amazing deli for some take home or a picnic.”
14local recommendations
Art Gallery
“A wide range of art works by local artists, the shop has some unique gifts.”
6local recommendations
Movie Theater
“Within walking distance to the Cottage and close to restaurants in the CBD”
5local recommendations