2022 South East Queensland Country Readers' Choice Awards

"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Set inside a charming heritage Queenslander on Limestone Street sits The Cottage Restaurant, an Ipswich establishment for delectable cuisine in distinctive surrounds. Once a home, converted bedroom...
Established in 1990, Heritage Estate Wines on Granite Belt Drive in Cottonvale is a destination-worthy venue for tasting cool climate wines, delving into a five-course degustation menu and staying ...
Take your tastebuds on an exotic journey at El Attar Middle Eastern Grill on Neil Street in Toowoomba. Be transported to Egypt after your first steps through their doors and into a moody ambience o...
"Readers' Choice 2019 - Regional"
Find the lush sweeping landscapes of Preston Peak Wines cellar door and function centre just ten minutes out of Toowoomba on Preston Peak Lane. Perched at a stunning elevated position above the Gre...
Club Hotel Motel

Club Hotel Motel

Bistro   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Lowood

Country hospitality and hearty fare are on the menu at Club Hotel Motel on Railway Street in Lowood. Just 45 minutes from Brisbane CBD and Toowoomba, this fully refurbished hotel offers rest and re...
Urban Paddock Cafe

Urban Paddock Cafe

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Dalby

Set in historic Quambi House in Dalby, Urban Paddock Café on Cunningham Street abounds with rustic charm, a tranquil setting and family-friendly fare. Take a seat on the verandah, or child-friendly...
"Comfortable Relaxed Accommodation"
ROOM Motels Gatton

ROOM Motels Gatton

$$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Gatton

Located in South East Queensland’s bountiful Lockyer Valley, in the heart of agriculturally rich Gatton Shire, is boutique ROOM Gatton. Settle into the laidback country lifestyle at ROOM Motels’ la...
"Readers' Choice 2020 - Coffee"
Brinx Deli

Brinx Deli

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:45:AM

Stanthorpe

Immerse yourself in the foodie region's playground by savouring a trip to Brinx Deli on Maryland Street in Stanthorpe. Irresistible to the gourmand, relocated and refurbished Brinx Deli is filled t...
Ortem

Ortem

Modern Australian   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Toowoomba

Great food, coffee and service await Toowoomba locals at Ortem on Railway Street. What was once a ball bearing factory has been transformed into a sleek dining destination, with rustic wooden floor...
Cafe Guitar

Cafe Guitar

Cafe   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Toowoomba

Striking a chord with Toowoomba locals, chill out to tunes and good vibes at Café Guitar on Russell Street. With a baby grand piano in the corner, deconstructed guitar chandelier in the front windo...
Phat Burgers

Phat Burgers

Burger   $$$$$   Opens at 9:30:AM

Toowoomba

Find burger heaven in Toowoomba at Phat Burgers on Ruthven Street, a local icon for the past 13 years. From breaky to dinner, this joint doesn’t disappoint with vibrant orange décor, blackboard spe...
Jets

Jets

International   $$$$$   Opens at 10:00:AM

Ipswich

Muller Bros

Muller Bros

Brazilian   $$$$$   Opens at 7:00:AM

Toowoomba

Toowoomba Fish Depot

Toowoomba Fish Depot

Seafood   $$$$$   Opens at 9:30:AM

Toowoomba

Delights Of India

Delights Of India

Indian   $$$$$   Opens at 11:30:AM

Warwick

Why not try the Mongolian Lamb or the Happy Valley Special Beef all served with your choice of steamed or fried rice
Esk Thai

Esk Thai

Thai      Opens at 11:30:AM

Esk

Blackbutt Bakery

Blackbutt Bakery

Bakery   $$$$$   Opens at 6:00:AM

Blackbutt

Hotel Victory

Hotel Victory

   Opens at 11:00:AM

Cecil Plains

The Hotel Victory Cecil Plains offers basic facilities.
Steakhouse 48

Steakhouse 48

Steak   $$$$$   Opens at 11:00:AM

Toowoomba