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The Firehouse

253-257 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3134, Australia
+61 3 9876 8100
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (16 reviews)
“snapper” (4 reviews)
“calamari” (14 reviews)
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Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
253-257 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3134, Australia
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Reviewed 13 November 2018 via mobile

Went here for a quite meal to talk and enjoy some relaxation. Loved the atmosphere and the food ,the service was attentive and friendly . Will be back

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank joyr165
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Went on a Wednesday night with friends there is a bar to order drinks, and a food truck out back, every night is a different truck, we had the calamari truck, and it was amazing so tender. On Friday nights and weekends they have more...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 23 September 2018

We came ere for brunch on Saturday morning, Had heard good reviews. First thing, Its noisy!!! could barely here what my husband was saying across from me, Second thing: its expensive, I added mushroom to my breakie for $4.00 and I got one ordinary flat...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank PSD44
Reviewed 13 August 2018 via mobile

Been to the firehouse on a few occasions, food is nice and the service from the staff was great! Would recommend

Date of visit: April 2018
1  Thank calebwtn
Reviewed 12 June 2018

This is a local find for us - I took my partner here for a special occasion and were not disappointed. The food was excellent and the service brisk and friendly. Will be back more often.

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jane F
Reviewed 10 May 2018

had dinner there last night 21 people all had three courses split prawns were fantastic food was great no one had a bad comment beer wines fantastic

Date of visit: May 2018
1  Thank johnmcmillan58
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Visited last Friday night, hadn't been there for a few years. Big changes out the back. It has been filled in and they have live acoustic bands, heaters and as always, COLD BEER.

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank christopherbO5402FS
Reviewed 13 April 2018

My wife and I recently dropped into the Firehouse for a light lunch. Having been to the Firehouse on a Sunday several years ago, we were expecting a vibrant place with plenty of atmosphere, and perhaps a local muso strumming a guitar with plenty of...More

Date of visit: April 2018
6  Thank Chris G
Reviewed 20 March 2018 via mobile

We visited The Firehouse for dinner with friends after not being there for a few years. Staff were lovely and great service and lovely atmosphere. Unfortunately the food wasn’t that fantastic. We shared the prawns and a meat platter. Platter was fine but the prawns...More

Date of visit: March 2018
1  Thank Tracie A
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

We went for brunch. We ordered avo eggs, crab salad and side of roast potato. The egg was literally one egg. Very small serve. Be good to offer 2 size options. Food came out separately and when the potatoes came out we'd already finished our...More

Date of visit: February 2018
1  Thank Jane G
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Questions & Answers
8 July 2016|
AnswerShow all 9 answers
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.
Neil S
30 April 2015|
Response from PolH1 |
Unfortunately this restaurant is not a suitable place to take a dog. I do not work here but have visited many times. The quirky layout does not allow much room for wagging tails! Long narrow hallways.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 18
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, 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
Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 10:00 pm
8:00 am - 11:00 pm
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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