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The Finch

$$ - $$$, Cafe,
469-473 Ruthven St | Shop 2, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
+61 7 4613 0159
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible8%
Travellers talk about
“lunch” (23 reviews)
“banh mi” (13 reviews)
“pork tacos” (7 reviews)
Open Now
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM Hours
Australian, Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
469-473 Ruthven St | Shop 2, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
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Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Perhaps it’s the Scot in me but when brekky for 1 adult and 2 kids comes to just under $80 I’m expecting something special . So was disappointed to say the least . The corn fritters were bland , black on the outside & undercooked...More

Thank Heather D
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Good service in a pleasant atmosphere, the coffee was great and the food very good. I had a steak sandwich which had lovely soft flavoured steak and minimal salad.

Thank Sandy H
Reviewed 30 June 2018

We had forgotten that this restaurant now does dinners and happened to come across it on our way to find a dining venue prior to the theatre. What a wonderful surprise! We had a really beautiful meal that complemented an exquisite theatre experience for a...More

Thank _lorraineb5151
Reviewed 29 June 2018

Business breakfast, great coffee and nice yummy food. The atmosphere is relaxed and inviting, love the finch on the wall.

Thank Holmes101
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Had coffe and cake at the Finch this morning, both of which were good. Decided to have dinner too and both my wife and I had really good dishes ( tagliatelle and lamb rump) .We tried the desserts and again we were impressed by the...More

Thank phcummings2018
Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

Coffee wasn’t great and the eggs on toast came out on a single white piece of bread, the kind of bread you buy from a servo and it was barely toasted. Eggs were luke warm. Looked abismal and I honestly don’t know how they served...More

Edwina F, Owner at The Finch, responded to this reviewResponded 25 June 2018

Dear Hazpop, I’m really sorry to hear this. Can you please tell me when you visited so I can address this our my team??

Reviewed 23 June 2018

Sure, the atmosphere is pleasant, the staff are very friendly, but the food is pretty ordinary. The burger I had for brunch looked much more enticing on paper than on my plate. And those oldish buns? Really? I'm sure they can do better than this....More

Thank HunterBloemfontein
Reviewed 14 June 2018 via mobile

Excellent place to catch up with Friends for Breakfast. Friendly staff. Fabulous food. Great decor..

Thank becull
Edwina F, Owner at The Finch, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thank you :)

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

I always drive past and notice how busy it is so decided to come for breakfast and give it a try and I couldn't fault it at all! The coffee and food was spectacular and the staff were so lovely and inviting. Definitely coming again...More

Thank chrystal1984
Edwina F, Owner at The Finch, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Thank you, I’ll pass your feedback onto our team. That’s lovely to hear.

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Bacon and eggs. It isn't hard. Completely tasteless and somehow tough. Undercooked bacon. Was it bought from a supermarket? Wife had eggs and mushroom, was dry. Coffee wasn't bad. Been here before and it was pretty good, this time? Terrible. Lovely venue though.

Thank StatlerOz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$16
Australian, Cafe, Contemporary, Healthy, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Lunch, Brunch, Drinks, Breakfast
Restaurant features
Takeout, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Street Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Highchairs Available, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
6:30 AM - 3:00 PM
7:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 469-473 Ruthven St | Shop 2, Toowoomba, Queensland 4350, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Queensland  >  Toowoomba
  • Phone Number: +61 7 4613 0159
  • E-mail
A casual little café in Toowoomba's CBD open breakfast and lunch. Best known for its great coffee, salads, banh mi and other tasty treats. Dine in or takeaway.
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