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The Firehouse

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253-257 Maroondah Hwy, Ringwood, Maroondah, Victoria 3134, Australia
+61 3 9876 8100
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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Pork belly bun: 3/5 Soft Shell crab bun: 3/5 Popcorn chicken: 3/5 Chips: 3/5 Service: 3/5 Price: 3/5 Overall: 3/5

Thank LC888
Rosebud, Australia
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28 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Welcoming, professional staff, attentive and helpful.The wine/ drinks menu, extensive. Meals all were delivered at the same time, and all guests agreed that meals were very adequate size, and delicious.I highly recommend the Restaurant, parking is tight Aand after 6 pm parking on Maroondah Highway is available.Front entrance better for some as back entrance has a few stairs.A great night... More 

Thank CaroleH3939
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great service and food! But the level of noise from the other tables was just crazy. Seriously recommend putting carpet down or something to cut the noise travel down. Came out with my head buzzing and it wasn't the beer!

Thank Barry A
Melbourne, Australia
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43 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Work Christmas do. Beautiful food, well presented, lovely selection, great function room. Efficient & friendly service. Shame we didn't get the desserts we were promised. Would like to return with family & friends.

Thank AnnieMMcD
Melbourne, Australia
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was my second time at the firehouse. I decided to give it another chance as the first dining experience was average at best. The first time I ordered the $42 steak only to receive a piece of leather that was supposedly medium rare. It also came with a side of no flavour. The latest visit I decreased my spending... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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52 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Choices are available from both the brunch and lunch menu which gives everyone options. Food was tasty, quick and presented well. Service was very friendly and not too intrusive. Will definitely revisit.

Thank Janice766
Melbourne, Australia
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19 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Ability to book a (slightly) quieter private/small room. Good service and knowledgeable people. Easy place to fet to.

Thank Calook
A TripAdvisor Member
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely night with exceptional service and a very knowledgeable sommelier, not too fast or slow and excellent pace of table service. Food was delicious and will certainly be back.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 January 2017 via mobile

I came here to catch up with some friends and was immediately impressed by the beautiful building and atmosphere. This was only further topped off by outstanding service and delicious food. I would highly recommend a visit here.

Thank William_Bill_Foster
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017 via mobile

My business partner and I went here for a business lunch and were very impressed by the generous meals, the polite and unobtrusive staff and the relaxed environment. We will definitely return!

Thank Andrew C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
USD 5 - USD 25
Australian, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Private Dining
Good for
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, Local cuisine
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?