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All 201 Toowoomba Restaurants

Encores at the Empire Theatre

56 Neil Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
4639 6900
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Ranked #24 of 201 Restaurants in Toowoomba
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Reservations
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Dining options: Reservations
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English first
Toowoomba, Australia
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

How Encores is only rated #27 in Toowoomba mystifies me. This restaurant is always consistent in its food, its presentation, the staff, the menu. Sure it's a bit expensive for what you get, but I'd rather pay a bit more when you know that the food is great than pay for something that is only average. We had a large... More 

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Toowoomba, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014 via mobile

My wife and I dined at Encores last night before a show and I can only say that our expectations based on the fabulous reputation this restaurant has were even surpassed! The meals, service and friendliness of the staff were all first class. Fine dining at its absolute best and a great credit to the industry!

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Sydney, Australia
Top Contributor
73 reviews 73 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
108 helpful votes 108 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I came here with a friend before the Kitty Flanagan show in October, and at first I thought the prices seemed quite high, but now I realise that it was definitely worth it. The service we received was superb, and we were given delicious dinner rolls to start with (I usually hate the dry, stale dinner rolls that you are... More 

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encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you for your review I am very pleased you enjoyed your night out and look forward to seeing you again Regards Mark More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

I had attended this restaurant prior to last month on one occasion and been quite satisfied. The prior occasion was in the capacity of an invited guest to the graduation ceremonies held at the theatre, while the latter that I now refer to was for a family engagement, and was treated as far less valuable by the staff - one... More 

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encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this review

Again, we were disappointed to hear about your family's experience at Encores. As already noted to the other two reviewers ("The worst of all worlds" and "Very Disappointed") from your group, and in our response to the personal emails through our website that they have also sent, we have taken note of the complaints you have made and will be... More 

Adelaide, Australia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We had been carefully planning my Mum's 80th birthday celebration for over 3 months, and unfortunately our high hopes and expectations of Encores rising to this occasion, were systematically dashed in less than 3 hours, despite us having very carefully researched and communicated with this restaurant beforehand. Make no mistake, the only resemblance to fine dining was in the lilliputian... More 

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encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this review

Thank you again for your review of your lunch experience at encores for the 80th birthday of your mother As stated in previous responses from reviews and emails to other members of your family please be assured i will be attending to these matters you have raised. I sincerely apologise for what seems to be a totally unexecaptable lunch experience... More 

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16 reviews 16 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Excellent service with very tasty and well presented meals and prices to match the high quality. Good for a b'day or special event, a bit much for a work dinner. Enjoyable though and would definitely come back.

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Australia
Top Contributor
151 reviews 151 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We had a family lunch time gathering which should have been a wonderful event with fine food, good service and hospitality. Unfortunately it was none of them. I had been here before and had an acceptable experience, but this was plain terrible. We were not made to feel welcome at all, not offered drinks while waiting for the rest of... More 

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encores, Owner at Encores at the Empire Theatre, responded to this review

Thanks for taking the time to review Encores I am most disappointed that you had so many issues with your lunch function for your mothers birthday We have been in contact with another family member and please be assured we are taking all your complaints on board We are sorry to lose you as guest Regards Mark More 

Townsville, Australia
Top Contributor
60 reviews 60 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 25, 2014

We went to a lovely small wedding at this restaurant. The service was excellent, the food delicious, the dessert divine. It was a Tuesday night & their was a special which included wine for $59. Per head. Very reasonable. We had a sectioned off room to ourselves which cost more but well worth it. It was nice to have privacy... More 

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Toowoomba
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

This is a costly visit but it has a lovely setting and the food is always nice. The staff are generally happy and friendly and very efficient. They have good package deals on Tuesday nights.

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25 reviews 25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Why is enjoying a nice meal..with polite and timely service and nice dinning wares automatically translate to ridiculous dollars for the meal. I really enjoyed my lunch at Encores... and it seemed the crowd in there were retired or well to do... seemed very toffy to me. Was too scared to pick up the wrong fork out of order. All... More 

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Additional Information about Encores at the Empire Theatre

Address: 56 Neil Street, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
Phone Number: 4639 6900
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Toowoomba
Open Hours:
Tuesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 9:00 pm

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