Corner Store Cafe
A clear favourite amongst Toowong locals and visitors alike, it’s not uncommon for people make a special trip just for the Corner Store. An architecturally designed eatery boasting a generous contemporary outdoor dining area, it’s a perfect balance of authentic suburban feels and cosmopolitan-quality cuisine, prepared with top-notch, local ingredients.
Bean on Dean
Home to indulgent snacks and classic brekkie fare, it’s a top-quality cup of Joe that is at the front and centre of Bean and Dean’s mind. A rustic setting boasting wall-to-wall street art, Bean on Dean is loved for its community vibes and is a place of choice for a relaxing Sunday session topped with live local music.
85 Miskin St
A modern and generous neighbourhood eatery sprawling over two storeys, 85 Miskin Street brings high-quality fine dining to the streets of Toowong. Serving up modern Australian all-day fare, their wine menu is a feature in its own right, with a hand-picked selection of local and international drops. For something special, try out their breakfast degustation menu with matching drinks.
Pitch And Fork
Perched below the iconic brick arches of the Western Districts Rugby Football Club, this architecturally designed cafe has made its mark on the Brisbane food map. Boasting a critically acclaimed minimalist and contemporary setting, Pitch and Fork’s offering of modern brunch plates and top-notch coffee is a feature in its own right.
Josie North Coffee is a fresh, light and modern café passionate about creating the best of specialty coffee. Boasting minimalist on-trend digs with a scattering of green, their wholesome menu of brunch plates is topped off with decadent baked sweets and locally roasted coffee brews.
Mariosarti Ristorante Italiano
Serving up high-quality Italian cuisine to the Toowong community for over 20 years, this longstanding traditional restaurant showcases an appealing blend of traditional recipes and local produce. A modern setting with a touch of elegance, it’s a place to enjoy award-winning fare in the heart of suburbia.
West Toowong Bowls Club
A quintessential Queensland haunt, this local community club boasts classic architecture, lush green grounds and genuine neighbourhood vibes. A popular spot for special functions, the West Toowong Bowls Club offers a perfect backdrop a relaxed afternoon session of drinking and dining, with cheeky game of lawn bowls of course!
With their venues scattered throughout Brisbane, Grill’d is popular burger hub - and this bustling Toowong eatery doesn’t disappoint. Boasting a wholesome menu packed with variety, its array of nutritious burgers is suitable for carnivores, vegetarians and vegans alike.
Royal Exchange Hotel
The Royal Exchange Hotel is a classic pub, renowned for being a vibrant hotspot for the Uni student crowd. Operating since 1976 and boasting an impressive traditional design, its regular live music and community events, nightclub parties and tasty pub-grub keeps their loyal regulars coming back for more.
The Walrus Club
A hideaway bar tucked under the grounds of the iconic Regatta Hotel, The Walrus Club is an underground speakeasy inspired by the historic prohibition movement. Flaunting a cellar-like ambience with a touch of exclusivity, their talented bartenders use unique and world-class liquors to create innovative cocktail creations.
An iconic Brisbane institution rich in history, The Regatta Hotel was established 1874 and has been a favourite ever since. Proudly dominating a busy corner with its elegant historic architecture, it’s always remained a place of delicious pub fare, free-flowing beers and vibrant social sessions (and did we mention the hidden bar?).
French Tarts Patisserie Cafe Pizzeria
A quaint local store with plenty of charm, offering a unique blend of high quality sweet and savoury tarts, freshly baked breads and wholesome pizzas. Serving up highly rated coffee along with their generous array of baked goods to takeaway, French Tarts is a place to suit any mood.
Nestled within an iconic general store on a leafy Bardon street, this local haunt is a favourite amongst the locals for its consistently great coffee, simple and nourishing food and laidback suburban vibes. Oozing homely vibes, the Rainworth General Store sources ingredients from their on-site vegetable garden and local producers to create their colourful brunch plates.
London Fields Restaurant & Bar
A laidback suburban eatery passionate about specialty craft beers and fresh nourishing feeds. Renowned for their on-trend contemporary digs and sunny courtyard, London Fields is also home to regular live music sessions from local artists. Keep their well-appointed bottle shop in mind next time you’re on the hunt for a top drop or crisp 6-pack.
Cake & Bake
A famous food icon in Brisbane loved for her skills with all things baked, Jocelyn Hancock’s Cake and Bake is home to decadent cakes, desserts and pastries. If sweet treats aren’t your thing, their kitchen also dishes up wholesome homestyle salads, savoury tarts and light plates available to takeaway.
Proudly bringing farmer’s produce to the plates of West End, Plenty is a local favourite for their healthy and hearty plates of goodness. With a blend of indulgent sweet plates and savoury classics, their top coffee and freshly baked goods generate a loyal following in their own right.
Don’t let the modest digs of Quan Thanh fool you, this casual neighbourhood eatery is famous in the West End food scene for its well-priced and flavoursome authentic fare. Offering a Malaysian and Vietnamese menu of goodies, it’s a local favourite for a relaxed bite out with friends and BYO brews.
Lutèce Bistro & Wine Bar
Passionate about their top-quality service, Lutece Bistro and Wine Bar are renowned for their traditional French cuisine with a unique twist. Serving up an array of fresh seafood, unique cuts of meat and decadent desserts, it’s a perfect place if you’re in the mood for something a little bit fancy.
A longstanding icon of the West End dining scene, Lefkas Taverna is a highly renowned authentic eatery plating up a huge array of traditional Greek plates. Constantly buzzing with local activity, their generous menu features all the favourites and then some, prepared with fresh and locally sourced produce and topped with a selection of local and imported refreshments.
Caravanserai is a longstanding West End institution, renowned for their authentic Turkish fare. Rich in genuine culture, their wholesome plates are served as banquets or a la carte dining and are best shared with family and friends. A date night go-to is their signature grille platter for two.