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“A shame”
Review of Engine Room Cafe

Engine Room Cafe
Ranked #31 of 325 Restaurants in Toowoomba
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Open 7 days 7am to 4pm, Engine Room Cafe is conveniently located on the edge of Toowoomba's CBD. Whether it's an intimate coffee for two, a corporate lunch or a whole family gathering, we will be happy to look after you. The perfect choice for your next casual dining experience. We have a number of areas to chose from, including: our open air garden courtyard deck, our lounge foyer or our spacious air conditioned dining areas. Engine Room Cafe offers Toowoomba's Best Brekky and our menu incorporates hand made, wholesome meals sure to please. Why not try our amazing Benny Trio (3 different Eggs Benedict on one plate: Smoked Salmon, Bacon and Mushroom) or maybe even an old favourite, Lamb's Fry. We offer All Day Breakfast as well as Lunch from 11am. Meals can be ordered until 2.30pm when our kitchen closes. Coffee and a wide selection of hand made cakes and slices are available from 7am until 4pm daily. Reservations are encouraged, particularly for weekend dining.
Reviewed April 15, 2014 via mobile

Visiting family in Toowoomba and wanted to take them out for a bite for afternoon tea. Looked cute on Trip Advisor pics and liked the novel aspect of the train station across the road for the kids. We were disappointed to find that the decore was being changed/renovated, so it actually felt like we were dining in the midst of someone moving house. Our order of pancakes, scones, toasted sandwich, brownie, cornbread and poached eggs meant that we got to sample a little of each. The scones were light and tasty and the toasted sandwich was above average but the brownie was not what I would identify as a brownie. It was a very thick and dense slab of tasteless mud cake that I'm sure had been over beaten to give it the rubbery texture that it had. To be honest it tasted awful. The milkshakes and coffees were fine and the counter service staff were lovely, so there were some redeeming features.

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Reviewed April 2, 2014

We have taken friends here for lunch at their request of venue. It is very good food with wonderful service, however table service would give it that edge. Try the fruit drinks they are delicious. Would return.

Thank Jan A
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Reviewed March 24, 2014 via mobile

I have been here a few times now. The breakfast menu has all the usual things, but in addition has a liver dish which is just delicious. The coffee is lovely. I prefer table service when I eat out, which the engine room doesn't do, but otherwise I love going there.

Thank SydneyTrish
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Reviewed March 18, 2014 via mobile

Great little place for breakfast. Healthy meal sizes and the coffee is hot. Staff very friendly and quick meal service.

Thank Danish_Sausage
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Reviewed March 11, 2014

Just had lunch there today and was as satisfied as always. Good lunch menu and the food is always enjoyable. I am a regular there and can always rely on a nice meal there.

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Thank Jan S
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