Discover the best places to dine in Toowoomba!

Ruthven Street, which runs through the heart of the Toowoomba CBD, is one of Toowoomba’s dining hotspots, boasting a fantastic selection of restaurants and cafés for all tastes and preferences.

Whether your mood calls for international cuisine, a quick bite or a laid-back morning coffee, here are seven restaurants and cafés to look for on Ruthven St.

Ice ’N’ Spice

Ice n Spice has been on the scene for six years, frequently hailed as Toowoomba’s best restaurant and the number one place to enjoy authentic Indian cuisine in Toowoomba. With a wide choice of dishes, affordable prices and a great dine-in atmosphere, Ice n Spice isn’t to be ignored if Indian is up there with your favourite cuisines.

Seasons on Ruthven

Award-winning Seasons on Ruthven serves modern Australian cuisine in a chic fine dining setting with some of the best customer service in Toowoomba. The menu revolves around seasonal produce, making it a must-visit Toowoomba restaurant for high-quality main courses using fresh seafood and the finest meat cuts.


For Asian fusion in Toowoomba, it doesn’t get better than Kajoku Toowoomba, where the best of Korean and Japanese cuisine can be fully savoured in traditional Korean “cook-it-yourself” style, complemented by a unique drinks menu of Japanese bottled lager, soju and more. Dine-in or takeaway, Kajoku delivers one of the most authentic fusion experiences in Toowoomba.

Zev’s Bistro

Casual fine dining highlighting local and seasonal produce – Zev’s Bistro is a trendy Toowoomba restaurant that prides itself on its evening dining experience, only open Thursday, Friday and Saturday from 6pm. This contemporary bistro is renowned for its “Chef’s Pick” dinner course, as well as its eye-catching wine and champagne menu that’s arguably the best in the CBD. 

Phat Burgers

If you’re searching for a quick, yet filling, bite in Toowoomba, Phat Burgers stacks some of the best burgers in Toowoomba, sourcing premium ingredients in a choice of meaty and vegetarian burger options served large or “mini”. Dine-in, takeaway and delivery are available, with various sides and extras for customising your burger experience.

The Vintage Cafe Ruthven

A family-run coffee shop with character, The Vintage Cafe on Ruthven Street offers tea, coffee,  breakfast and brunch with a freshly made selection of light and fluffy treats for sweet-toothed foodies. For a relaxing brunch or coffee break in a quaint, modern setting with vintage charm, The Vintage Cafe is well worth visiting in Toowoomba.

Cafe 63 Intersection

Consistent customer service, great value and a menu that has simply everything, Toowoomba’s Cafe 63 at the intersection of Ruthven Street and Alderley Street is the perfect stop for any mood. From breakfast and lunch bites to main courses and dessert treats – with beverages including hot drinks, smoothies and cocktails – you can’t go wrong at Cafe63.

City Golf Club Toowoomba

While not on Ruthven Street, City Golf Club is only a 5-minute walk from Ruthven, offering award-winning service at the 25Fore Cafe & Grill, Reitano’s Bar and The Sweet Spot Cafe, each overlooking the club’s championship golf course. For all budgets, City Golf Club is also an excellent venue for functions, including corporate events, weddings and receptions.

Here at Ruthmor Villas, the City Golf Club is just 10 minutes away from our Toowoomba accommodation on Ruthven Street.

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