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The Spotted Cow

$$ - $$$
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian
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Cnr Campbell & Ruthven St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4639 3264
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Richmond, VA
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16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Two of us went and both of our high priced steaks were tough and gristly. Even at half the price these steaks would have been overpriced, but at $45 each it is simply burning money. This "steakhouse" is nothing more than a pub counter meal dressed up to be something it surely isn't. This is not a restaurant by any... More 

Thank Pdaele
Brisbane, Australia
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82 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We've been here before and it was good, so we thought we'd come back. We ate our steaks with butter knives, mine was so fatty I left most of it on the plate, my husbands was raw after asking for medium, we asked for a second drink and never got it. This prompted us to pay the bill and leave.... More 

Thank QT83LL
Brisbane, Australia
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to dinner on a Thursday night. Only around 12 diners. Restaurant trying to be upmarket but missing the goal. Ordered snapper and 'fresh vegetables of the day'. Asked what they were and waitress advised 'the usual - broccoli, beans, carrots etc'. Should have realised that meant frozen vegs done in the microwave!

Thank alanap417
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Was quiet the regular but havent been since having our daughter a year and a half ago we booked for 6pm the restaurant doors weren't even open so we had to walk around the front and enter through the bar had requested a high chair at our original booking had to ask for it twice when we sat down, meals... More 

Thank Sarah D
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Great service. The blackforest mousse was delightful! And the beers were very well appreciated. The mussels were good but could have done with more chips.

Thank Chandni K
Gold Coast, Australia
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111 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 15, 2016

There were three of us visiting Toowoomba. We were promptly seated despite it being a long weekend and we had no booking. Our food was served promptly and was delicious. During the time after the meal was finished and before going to pay, the owner came for a chat. He was very pleased to chat and interested in the why... More 

Thank BarbaraNorthcott
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 2016 via mobile

It's the place you go when you still want a good quality feed but you also need to take twin 1 year olds in a double pram. It's a place where you just fit in and even though the little people make a mess you know the Curie family don't care. Mr Curie Snr is most likely the friendly gentleman... More 

Thank Reschndler
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016

Always feel very welcome. Thank you for your beautiful service and for always welcoming us with a smile.

Thank Zarra J
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65 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016 via mobile

We had lunch there on a very quiet day. The food was fresh, well presented and tasted excellent. The prices where very reasonable and the friendly caring staff made us feel welcome. I can only speak very highly of the pub and recommend it to others

Thank Sandy H
Brisbane, Australia
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30 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 10, 2016 via mobile

Went to try the mussels, and was not disappointed. The restaurant is located at the back of the pub and has no ambience, so lacks a true dining experience. The service was prompt and welcoming. For the price , would expect more than just good food. For a Sunday lunch, not many dinners.

Thank angel2Australia

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    3 of 5 bubbles
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, Australian
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Parking Available
Good for
Bar scene, Kids, Families with children, Large groups
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Cnr Campbell & Ruthven St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Toowoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4639 3264

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?