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The Fireplace Restaurant

4.5
4.5
479 Reviews
$41 to $100
Modern Australian
Experience intimate signature dining at The Fireplace, renowned for rich cuts of wood-fired meats. Accompany your dishes with wines from our 300-strong beverage list - recently awarded Two Glasses in the 2018 Australia's Wine List of the Year (the third year in a row). Settle into rustic surrounds while you contemplate the provincial-style menu and indulge in the theatrics of the open kitchen as InterContinental’s chefs prepare culinary marvels before your eyes.

Can’t choose from the a la carte menu? Executive Chef Matt Hart has conducted a melody of Queensland’s finest flavours with a six-course degustation highlighting his favourite items on the menu. This menu requires a 24hr notice.

On Saturdays and Sundays, journey through the evolution of coffee as you spoil yourself with a collection of traditional sweets and savories with The Fireplace's High Coffee experience.

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2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today

Additional information

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian, Steakhouse, Grill

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Phone number

    (07) 5530 1234

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Executive chef

    Hamish Watt

  • Private party facilities

    The Fireplace Restaurant can be privately booked for private events e.g. wedding receptions, corporate functions. Please contact InterContinental Sanctuary Cove Resort to enquire.

  • Private party contact

    Emma Heath: (07) 5530 1234

  • Neighborhood

    Hope Island

  • Cross street

    Manor Circle Sanctuary Cove, AU QLD 4212

  • Parking details

    Free Hotel Parking

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

What 479 people are saying

Overall ratings and reviews

Reviews can only be made by diners who have eaten at this restaurant

4.5
4.5 based on recent ratings
  • 4.5Food
  • 4.5Service
  • 4.5Ambience
  • 4.2Value

NoiseModerate

Loved For

  • Gold Coast

    Notable Wine List

  • Gold Coast

    Romantic

  • Gold Coast

    Special Occasion

  • North Gold Coast

    Most Booked

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  1. DH

    DennisH

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined 3 days ago

    overall3food5service1ambience3
    The food was delicious beautifully presented felt very rushed by the staff plates removed leaving vegetables side dishes still in containers on the tables was not given time to pick the vegetables, not offered menus again in case we would like a desert also no tea or coffee offered. Restaurant closes at 9 pm how can that be for hotel guests. People were being turned away . Won’t be returning
  2. j

    juliep

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 21, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Great location, food was amazing , staff fantastic , lovely ebony
  3. KH

    KevanH

    Kent

    1 review

    3.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 10, 2022

    overall3food4service4ambience3
    Not sure why the bar closed at 10pm? Surely should remain open whilst guests are still there.
  4. MG

    MatthewG

    Brisbane

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on September 9, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience4
    Very enjoyable and good food, highly recommended.
  5. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Most amazing food and service. Great even for our 4 year old daughter. Can’t wait to dine back there. Highly recommended if you enjoy fine dining!
  6. CB

    CatherineB

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    This restaurant exceeded my expectations. Good old fashioned proper service. The waiters knew their menu, were attentive and very friendly. The food was amazing.
  7. TM

    TomM

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    We were celebrating our 5th anniversary and very rarely spend a lot of money when going out to dinner, especially because portion size is always an issue. Not at the Fireplace though. The entire menu is complete value for money! Quality of produce, technique, ambience, great service AND amazing food are what you’re paying for and boy, did they deliver. Thank you Fireplace for making our anniversary all the more special!
  8. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    New York Area

    5 reviews

    5.0

    5 reviews

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Had a great time out on a date with my lovely wife - we loved it
  9. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Excellent food, impeccable service and atmosphere!
  10. OY

    OheneY

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on September 3, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience4
    The service was excellent. I hope it continues. If you want to know, we finished our food.
  11. JM

    JanisM

    Sunshine Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 27, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    The whole experience at the Fireplace was to celebrate my husbands birthday. We thoroughly enjoyed the ambience of the restaurant and the food was amazing, the only thing that let it down was the pork belly my husband had was 90% fat and 10% meat. In all fairness to the restaurant we did not say anything to them. The waiter was super respectful, polite and attentive without being invasive. All round would 100% come back again as this is a place worth going to when celebrating a nice occassion.
  12. m

    mariac

    Gold Coast

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 22, 2022

    overall4food5service4ambience3
    One of the best steaks that we have had in recent times. I can highly recommend the scallops and the pumpkin salad and the wood fired steaks are excellent. Staff were very attentive too.
  13. PB

    PhilB

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 19, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    What a great venue, this is on my frequent list of restaurants.
  14. D

    Dion

    Brisbane

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on August 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Awesome food and great service. Highly recommend!
  15. BJ

    BrendonJ

    New South Wales

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 16, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely food, ambience and service. Just right I thought. A nice treat.
  16. SH

    SarahH

    Brisbane

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 6, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    We stayed at the hotel and the food was beautiful food. I would also recommend a drink before hand at the bar upstairs.
  17. NW

    NathanW

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on August 5, 2022

    overall4food3service5ambience4
    Food was good but just lacked the finesse you would be expecting for the price. Service was outstanding by our young waitress, she certainly made our night with her knowledge and personal touches.
  18. HA

    HelenA

    Gold Coast

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience4
    Food much improved from last visit in 2021. Will add to our go to place list
  19. KH

    KimH

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Wonderful experience to celebrate our wedding anniversary. Waitress made it extra special for us. Delicious food and atmosphere.
  20. TZ

    TimZed

    Queensland

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 30, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Amazing food, good variety, the service was excellent, was a little bit busy but it was Saturday night so can't complain. Steak was cooked perfectly.
  21. T

    Tony

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 23, 2022

    overall4food3service4ambience3
    Great food and attentive and service. Always enjoy a dinner at the fireplace
  22. DL

    DanielL

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 13, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience4
    Great service and delicious meal, highly recommend on these cold winter night.
  23. KA

    KeithA

    Tasmania

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on July 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    A wonderful night thank you.
  24. SG

    ShirleyG

    New South Wales

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on July 9, 2022

    overall5food4service5ambience5
    Food was fresh and delicious, good wine options, with a delightful ambience. Greens a little undercooked, and overall bit pricey, but I would come back. Felt very pampered 💖
  25. KO

    KarenO

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 4, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Our first time experiencing The Fireplace, one word, AMAZING! The food was beyond our expectations and the Service was 5 Star. We will definately be back and would highly recommend The Fireplace to anyone. Thank you for your hospitality. :)
  26. NC

    NaomiC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 3, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Love it. Great place for a quiet and romantic dinner.
  27. JC

    JunC

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on July 2, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Food, wine, cheese, (didn't have dessert) noise level, many thoughts have been given to do it right. For example, wooden floor, not concrete or tiles so that people don't have to shout at each other to have a normal conversation, and cheese, which won't kill the taste of wine. Even glass wine lists are for wine lovers. What's a point of serving bad wine when food is great?
  28. RH

    RobertH

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 30, 2022

    overall4food4service5ambience4
    Excellent venue bar upstairs great food, top service
  29. CG

    CarolyneG

    Tropical North Queensland

    3 reviews

    5.0

    3 reviews

    Dined on June 25, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Lovely venue with warm, welcoming service. Buzzing atmosphere without being too noisy and food served fairly quickly. All meals were presented beautifully and flavours worked well together.
  30. CR

    CarlR

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 22, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Very nice experience with dine in. Thank you to all the staffs there, who are friendly and accommodating ☺️☺️. We received complementary drinks🥂.
  31. JG

    JenniferG

    Melbourne

    1 review

    1.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 21, 2022

    overall1food2service3ambience1
    Disappointed! We originally booked the night before but were changed because they now had a function - we were offered a bottle of wine at dinner which we did not get. We ordered 2 steaks and bother were overcooked - both sent back and replacements given. Upon arriving there were 2 large groups/tables which were extremely loud - at times unbearable and couldn't hear each other talk.
  32. KT

    KatrinaT

    Northern Territory

    2 reviews

    5.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 19, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Brilliant food and fantastic professional service, love the menu changes, nothing was too much trouble. They even made a special birthday desert for us.
  33. CW

    CarmenW

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 13, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience2
    The food was good. Lamb a little chewy. And fish a little over cooked. Music was terrible. Staff were lovely.
  34. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Melbourne

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 12, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    It was the perfect date night
  35. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall4food5service3ambience4
    Foods excellent, service was bit slow
  36. DC

    DavidC

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 11, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    The food was exquisite, and the service was beyond compare. Seeing the chefs in action from our dining table was a nice experience too.
  37. KM

    KimMS

    Brisbane

    1 review

    5.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 10, 2022

    overall5food5service5ambience5
    Once again.. no complaints. Perfect in every way. Our new “local “
  38. OT

    OpenTable Diner

    Gold Coast

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience5
    A few of our guests were disappointed with the pork belly, was so small, not much pork and crackle was tough. Fish over cooked. Linguine was very good
  39. DK

    DebbieK

    Brisbane

    2 reviews

    4.0

    2 reviews

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food3service3ambience4
    First time we ate here we were blown away with the deliciousness of everything we ate. 2nd time round… disappointing. Expensive bill for average food. Wouldn’t go back.
  40. c

    carolynm

    1 review

    4.0

    1 review

    Dined on June 3, 2022

    overall4food4service4ambience3
    Meal was good. The vegetables that came served with the meat were cold but the extra side dishes were lovely. Glasses and cutlery were immaculately clean as was the tablecloth and napkin.

Safety precautions

  • Cleaning & sanitizing

    • Surfaces sanitized between seatings
    • Digital, disposable or sanitized menu provided
    • Common areas deep-cleaned daily
    • Contactless payment available
  • Physical distancing

    • Limited number of seated diners
    • Distancing maintained in common areas
    • Extra space between tables
  • Screening

    • Sick staff prohibited in the workplace

FAQs

The Fireplace Restaurant is rated 4.5 stars by 479 OpenTable diners.

Yes, you can generally book this restaurant by choosing the date, time and party size on OpenTable.

Make a reservation

2 people

7:00 PM


Booked 8 times today
Google Map for The Fireplace Restaurant

Manor Circle, Sanctuary Cove, AU-QLD 4212

Additional information

  • Cross street

    Manor Circle Sanctuary Cove, AU QLD 4212

  • Neighborhood

    Hope Island

  • Hours of operation

    Dinner Daily 5:30 pm–9:00 pm

  • Cuisines

    Modern Australian, Steakhouse, Grill

  • Dining style

    Elegant Dining

  • Dress code

    Smart Casual

  • Parking details

    Free Hotel Parking

  • Payment options

    AMEX, MasterCard, Visa

  • Executive chef

    Hamish Watt

  • Additional

    Bar/Lounge, Beer, Cocktails, Full Bar, Gluten-free Options, High Tea, Indoor Fireplace, Non-Smoking, Outdoor Smoking Area, View, Wheelchair Access, Wine

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