CBD Lunch Specials

eat well for less at lunch time

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By popular request, we’ve rounded up local lunch specials for you city workers!

Whether you’re looking for something cheap and quick or a little more client-friendly, there are delicious options for all. Forget sad desk lunches, and get out and about to these great restaurants.

Of course there are plenty of lunch options around town (see our directory for ideas), but these venues offer a special deal during the week for hungry CBD workers. They — like us — have got your back.




This new Korean fried chicken joint has a great lunch menu, ranging between $12.50-$15.50 for chicken, noodles, dumplings and more. Obviously we’d say you should wash that down with a cold Korean beer, but we’ll leave that to your best judgment. There’s plenty of seating available, so you can bring the team.

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Encores does a fixed price lunch menu — $29/person including a glass of wine. Expect high-quality dishes like barramundi or eye fillet. It’s the perfect setting for a business lunch or something a bit more leisurely with the girls.

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With beautiful long oak tables, this relaxed restaurant may become the new office team favourite. They offer 10 lunch specials, all for $12 each. Think pasta pomodoro or classic margherita pizzas.

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As well as the well-loved Korean BBQ. look out for the weekday lunch specials at this buzzy Korean restaurant. The menu is ever-evolving and always delicious. Expect to walk away very full. Takeaway is also an option if you can’t get a table.

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kusina atbp

This beautiful, bright Filipino restaurant has unbelievably good value lunch specials, starting at $7.50 and perfect for sharing. Wander up to the loft space on Ruthven Street for the full Filipino hospitality experience.

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George Banks

GBs has released a range of $15 lunches, from a pan-seared prawn pasta to a cajun chicken salad. Pull up a seat and admire the views over the city as you catch that perfect Toowoomba breeze. No bookings required; cocktails totally optional (but recommended).

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sushi kura

Not quite in the CBD, but each week day, Sushi Kura offers up a different well-priced lunch special. For example, a karage rice with soft drink costs $10 on Mondays, while a kanikama udon noodles costs $8 on a Wednesday. And then there’s the usual delicious sushi to choose from all week round, so it’s a real no-lose situation.

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