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The Shingle Inn

) #208 of 244 Restaurants in Toowoomba $$ - $$$ Cafe, , Gluten Free Options
428 Ruthven St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Overview
  • Excellent26%
  • Very good23%
  • Average17%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible20%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (12 reviews)
“cakes” (7 reviews)
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CUISINES
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
428 Ruthven St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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1 - 10 of 63 reviews

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went along by myself. Picked up a complimentary coffee as a new member of the club. I added a lovely cafe to the snack. Most enjoyable and warm and cosy on this very cool morning.

Thank DACCLES
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

friendly and very helpful staff, food great along with service. The attendant who served us went out of her way to help us and encouraged conversation

Thank HEATHER_STANLEY
Reviewed 25 May 2017

A great place for a quick bite to eat for lunch. Convenient if you're passing through the Main Street area.

Thank Giselle1119
Reviewed 11 April 2017

My daughter and I went here for a quick coffee break and I havent been here for about 12 months and it has gone backwards. It used to be quite a busy, cheerful and productive place. This time it was quite depressing and apart from...More

Thank Jane S
Reviewed 20 March 2017

The friendliest staff and the food was excellent! For a town cafe we were very impressed and would certainly visit again.

Thank Cheryl C
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Disgusting - water jug was dirty, ordered lunch plate was swimming in vinegar, lifted salt shaker bottom fell out, salt all over the table - called staff over "you get that" salt was cleaned up stayed on the table the whole time. Looked like a...More

Thank Lorelle B
Reviewed 3 March 2017 via mobile

What more can you ask for? The stuff is super polite and the management is working really hard to get up to the standards.

Thank vjsharma89
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

Terrible service, orders wrong, no waffles for kids, quality of food terrible. Happy to pay 15% surcharge on public holiday but not for crappy food and servive. Stay closed if that is the best you can do!!!

Thank karmadog24
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I am not quick to give a less-than-positive review of places, but today this cafe seemed understaffed, understocked (display cabinets very bare and untidy) and lacking positive atmosphere. Call me old fashioned, but a smile with service isn't too much to ask, is it? There...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 29 December 2016

As a visitor to Toowoomba I am shocked that a business that provides such bad service can still be in business. I can't comment on the food as I asked for my money back after 50 minutes. How long does it take to poach two...More

Thank Glenn W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Cafe, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 428 Ruthven St, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Toowoomba
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