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The Firehouse

253-257 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3134, Australia
+61 3 9876 8100
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Overview
  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Open Now
11:30 - 22:00All hours
CUISINES
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
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LOCATION
253-257 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3134, Australia
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1 - 10 of 291 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had dinner here for the second time, and it was quality. Fine Dining, not quite but Fine Enough for the 'burbs. The food was really nice and the Service was great once again. Worth a visit.

Thank Mick A
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mick, We are pleased to have you back for your second visit. Nice description of what we are. Thank you for your review and looking forward to see you again for the visits in future at The Firehouse. Warm regards, Philippe

Reviewed 1 week ago

Went with a group of friends on a Sunday lunch. The menu was restrictive and as Gordon Ramsay says " Don't make the menu complex." I did not know what half of the words on the menu meant. The entree's were so complaex, and out...More

Thank TheCoach25
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear TheCoach25 We appreciate your feedback which you have provided. Our apologies your last visit was not to your expectations. We are working hard on the next upcoming spring menu and have taken your recommendations into consideration. If you like to be informed with the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really like The Firehouse for its charm and style. The little rooms and polished floorboards are beautiful and cosy. The meals had lovely presentation and most people of the table really enjoyed their choice of main. If you can request a private room, or...More

Thank Wendy C
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Wendy We appreciate your feedback provided. We are working hard to get our parking situation better signaled. Our private parking is off Pratt street. Utilizing the drive way from MEGT and on the end of that drive way you can find the Firehouse car...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked a private room for my wife's 40th - just us and three other couples. The room was no more than what we could have wished for. The birthday girl was very happy! We had complete privacy and were waited on hand and foot...More

Thank Shane M
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Shane, Thank you for your review from your recent visit with us at the Firehouse. We will be sharing your feedback with the team. Pleased to hear you have had a great night out for a special Birthday to celebrate. Our rooms are perfect...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went in for the first time with a group of 10 for lunch on Sunday. Long drive for me over 50 minutes and found it very disappointing. Nice ambiance and service was prompt and we had a private room. Found the food and wine quite...More

Thank jetsetter1960
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went here for dinner tonight and we were disappointed in the meals. We are a family of five and don't get out for a dinner very often all together. My husband ordered a $42 300gram steak which was cooked ok I just thought it...More

Thank Sharlee1969
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Sharlee1969 Thank you for your feedback from your recent visit to the Firehouse. I`m reading with great regret that your dinner experience was not up to the expectation. I`d like to hear more from your visit, if you could contact me under info@thefirehouse.net.au. We...More

Reviewed 15 July 2017

The meals were ok, but too expensive for what you get. Wait staff were very good, efficient and friendly. Very limited menu - Had to order sides of vegetables and chips to be enough to eat - which really adds to the price, making it...More

1  Thank bcaccaviello
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 16 July 2017

Dear bcaccaviello, We appreciate for your feedback provided and we will be looking into our offering. We do trust that a selection of sides complement every meal well and give you a chance to share and sample more dishes. Id like to apologize for the...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Lovely setting and the food and wine is always good. The main area can be a bit noisy but the smaller rooms have good ambience

Thank Greg D
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Greg, Thank you for your feedback on Tripadvisor. We are delighted to hear you have enjoyed the visit to the Firehouse. We look forward to welcome you back in one of our cosy side rooms Regards, Philippe

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Great service great food happy with the quality very attentive staff overall a pretty good place to enjoy lunch

Thank Len M
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Dear Len We are pleased to hear you have enjoyed lunch with us. Ill be delighted to share your feedback with the team. We are striving everyday to provide the best service possible. Warm regards, Philippe

Reviewed 9 July 2017

We've been a few times now and the food can be hit and miss, but the service is always exceptional and we've had some great fine dining experiences. The serving sizes are quite large so be careful not to over-order. The menu has been simplified...More

Thank ConcernedMum74
Philippe P, Manager at The Firehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Dear ConcernedMum74 As you have mentioned we realigned our menu. Our dishes are reflecting seasonal local produce. Id like to thank you for your feedback, as we share and take inspiration from feedback provided. We look forward to see you again at the Firehouse Regards,...More

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Nevmister
8 July 2016|
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Response from Mummydanks | Reviewed this property |
I went for lunch which was need casual, in the evening you could dress up I suppose. It's not formal.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$20
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, After-hours
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
08:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 22:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 22:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 22:00
Thursday
11:30 - 22:00
Friday
11:30 - 22:00
Saturday
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 253-257 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3134, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Greater Melbourne  >  Maroondah  >  Ringwood
  • Phone Number: +61 3 9876 8100
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