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Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door

Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
08 8388 7777
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Ranked #1 of 4 Restaurants in Verdun
Hours:
Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisines: Australian
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Good for: Local cuisine, Scenic view
Dining options: Late Night
Description: An iconic restaurant, Maximilian's provides a quintessential Adelaide Hills experience. Nestled amongst vineyards, the heritage homestead built in 1851 provides cosy romantic corners, big open fires, lush dining and private function rooms. Only 12 minutes from the toll gate, Maximilian's is a complete celebration of one of Australia's most significant food & wine regions including Sidewood Tasting Rooms and exceptional wine list.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

To the team at Maximilian's, My fiance Rosanna and I wanted to say a big thank you for our beautiful lunch as we celebrated just getting engaged on Saturday. The food was amazing as always and the service was fantastic. I would also like to make a special mention for our waiter, Luke. He made us feel right at home... More 

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31 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014 NEW

This is a great place in the Adelaide Hills to wine and dine. A mixture of the old heritage house and the modern outdoor entertaining area. The food is of a high quality. For something different you can have a try with the the golf club to land the ball on te little island in the dam, a lot of... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

In absolute disbelief over how poorly this place functions. First we stood around for five minutes at the door waiting to be greeted where we could see the bookings list and menu, staff walked straight by us numerous times, nothing, no hello or we will be with you in a minute, nothing. We then walked around to the bar, heaps... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

Lunch at Max's today. First visit, though we've lived in the hills for a while. Used to Sunday at Echunga pub, but it's changed hands, now it's just a pub again. So we went a bit further afield to Verdun. When I pay for lunch, I expect the chef to do a better job than what I can do. Fancy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014

Lovely hills setting in an old bungalow house which makes you feel as though you might be visiting friends more than attending a restaurant. The food is first class as is the selection of wines on the wine list. Plenty of seating inside or out - even some beanbags out on the lawn overlooking the valley and dam for those... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

We had a lovely degustation lunch. The food was tasty and presented well On the plate. Each dish was explained throughout the courses and service was good. Very quiet but that added to a personal dining experience. Lovely view over the golfing lake as well as we ate. Happy to go back again but maybe for dinner to enjoy a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Took my husband to Maximillian's Restaurant for his birthday lunch - we live quite close and hadn't been for years. We chose the Chateabriand for Two and it was beautifully cooked and honestly one of the best pieces of beef we have had for a while. Wine recommended was perfect for the meal. We had a verandah table overlooking the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our third time at Maximiian's last Friday night to celebrate our Wedding Anniversary. We both started with a glass of champagne while perusing the menu. We decided to have the Shared Tasting Menu which was like a smaller Degustation dinner. Each course was delicious and presentation was magnificent. My favourite was definitely the pork belly. The staff were very friendly,... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

A few friends and I finished off our Adelaide Hills wine tasting afternoon at Sidewood cellar door located in the lovely Maximillian's restaurant building. We have found our new favourite winery! The knowledgeable and personable Seth took us through the extensive list of Sidewood wines, with just about every one being a winner. We put in an order for a... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

Four of us have been chatting about doing dinner at Maximilian's for months and we finally found our way up the hill. Seriously an evening to remember! I would highly recommend this venue for wine tasting, casual outdoor nibbles and dinner. We started by doing a tasting a the cellar door. We arrived not long before they closed but instead... More 

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Additional Information about Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door

Address: Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
Phone Number: 08 8388 7777
Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide Hills  >  Verdun
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cuisine: Australian

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