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“Cute and quaint restaurant but owner rude”
Review of The Fireside Inn

The Fireside Inn
Ranked #9 of 78 Restaurants in Goulburn
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $8 - $27
Cuisines: Australian
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Restaurant details
Dining options: Dinner, Late Night, Reservations
Reviewed July 19, 2013

My partner and I stopped here on the drive back to Sydney. The service was terrible. The American owner was very cold in his manner, bordering on rude. He seemed depressed, like he didn't want to be there! No smile, no pleasantries, no hello on arrival or goodbye on departure. Food was nice, not amazing. Purely based on the service however, we will not be back. Disappointing considering the cute style and cosy atmosphere of restaurant and our high expectations.

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Reviewed June 12, 2013

When you're after something a bit special, or want a quiet night to celebrate a birthday or an anniversary, this is my favourite.
The meals are always excellent and the dining is just that little bit special. I love it.

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Reviewed May 22, 2013

This quaint restaurant is set back and off the main road opposite a park, so it is quiet with plenty of space and yet a cosy ambience. The pork belly and chateaubriand were perfectly cooked and generous in size. If you love something sweet try the Piglet Plate!

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Reviewed May 12, 2013

Service was poor, suspect they were new staff who have little or no training.

The menu was a set price menu and the food was not fine dining but was good value. Sadly the new owner seems to have been taught by the previous owner and prefers to stay behind the counter and let things run by themselves.

When it came to desert we were told what we had ordered was no longer available. We saw other tables deserts come out earlier and it was obvious ours had been downsized from one portion to three portions.

Not a great experience. We were hoping for much better under the new management.

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Thank uptopar
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Reviewed April 1, 2013

We were a little tentative going to the restaurant because of recent reviews but were pleasantly surprised. Meals were fantastic, staff very friendly and attentive. Key Lime pie was absolutely amazing.....highly recommend it.

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