A Wedding Guest's Guide to Toowoomba - Where to Eat, Sleep and Shop

A wedding guest’s guide to Toowoomba – where to eat, sleep and shop

22 May 2018
Make sure your guests enjoy the very best of Toowoomba while they’re here

So, you’ve visited Toowoomba, fallen in love with its charm and booked your destination wedding at Gabbinbar Homestead. Now it’s time to get your wedding guests organized for their trip to the beautiful Darling Downs. To ensure they love Toowoomba as much as you do, we’ve compiled our favourite spots to eat, shop and stay so your guests will experience the very best of Toowoomba.


Red Bench Café | 62 Margaret St | Toowoomba

Red Bench is just up the road from Queens Park making it the perfect place for your guests to grab a coffee and a sweet treat before heading for a stroll through beautiful Queens Park. Serving Single O coffee and a simple yet tasty breakfast menu, this café is ideal for your guests to enjoy a pre-wedding breakfast.

Cafe Cakes and Pastries
Cafe Counter

Emeraude | 8616 New England Highway | Hampton

Emeraude is one of the latest additions to the Toowoomba dining scene. Located about 20 minutes from the Toowoomba CBD, Emeraude is perfect for a hearty post-wedding lunch the next day. Being a micro-region eatery, all produce used is from the local area so it’s really a destination in itself.

Pancakes with Ice Cream and Flower on Top
Egg Surrounded by Breads


The Bungalow & Basket | 4/400 Ruthven St | Toowoomba

Make sure your guests take home a stylish souvenir from The Bungalow & Basket. Stocking a wide range of beautiful homewares, fashion accessories and the cutest range of baby gifts, there will be something to suit all you wedding guests.
Souvenir Shop
Souvenir Shop Front View

Florence & Marabel | 12 Duggan Street | Toowoomba

Located down an arcade, off the main street of Toowoomba, Florence & Marabel is full to the brim with fashionable items for ladies of all ages. They are the exclusive stockists of a number of well-known brands such as Binny, Mela Purdie, Stevie May and Steele. If your guests need to do some last-minute shopping to complete their outfits for your wedding, Florence & Marabel is the place to go.
Florence & Marabel Collections
Hand Crafted Bag and Coin Purses


Quest Toowoomba | 133 Margaret Street | Toowoomba

Quest Toowoomba serviced apartment style hotel rooms offer guests a relaxed and comfortable Toowoomba accommodation experience. Your guests can stay right in the heart of Toowoomba with numerous dining and shopping options at their fingertips. Plus, Quest is only a 10-minute taxi ride to Gabbinbar Homestead, easy!

Potters Boutique Hotel | 258 Margaret Street | Toowoomba

For a premier stay in Toowoomba, you simply cannot surpass the superior feel of the Potters Boutique Hotel on Margaret Street, Toowoomba. Having only opened in February 2017, this hotel is nestled in the ever-expanding Toowoomba CBD, plus the hotel is a stone’s throw to the newly refurbished Grand Central Shopping Centre.


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