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Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door

Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7777
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  • Excellent61%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Cant fault this location-food and drink combo is amazing-wildlife outside when you tee off trying to miss the geese and ostrich! Service was faultless. By the by is perfect, but this location and quality of food was great!

Thank Greg S
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were part of a family group of 20, lunching at Maximillians to celebrate a milestone birthday. Well, where does one start ?! From arrival to departure, it was an absolute delight: firstly we all indulged in some alfresco wine tasting, whilst overlooking the lake...More

Thank Gail S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fabulous food, fantastic service and such lovely warm staff. The meals were presented beautifully and were a real credit to the chefs. Highly recommend the place for a lovely lunch!

1  Thank vgriswald
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stuck in the 1970/80's - overpriced under and under delivered in atmosphere, service was scatter brained leaving me feeling I was a nuisance in what would be a good restaurant if not for all those pesky customers. get with the times!!

Thank Michel A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We recently visited this restaurant which is 20 minutes drive from Adelaide. Situated on a hill overlooking the Onkaringa valley and the vines it is a great place to visit for a special occasion or a long lunch. We visited for Father's day and were...More

1  Thank djhallett
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

A large group of about 25 of us dined on a Sunday afternoon. Overall vibe was fantastic, lovely set up, DJ with music, golf and plenty of room for the little ones to crawl around. We had a great time! Food was lovely, plenty of...More

1  Thank CM_Papag
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 5, celebrating the visit of a treasured friend from interstate, and wanted to get this right. And wow, we surely succeeded. A wonderful old building, in a wonderful setting complete with vineyards and a lake, we were warmly welcomed by...More

1  Thank Adelaide-56
Reviewed July 10, 2017

Maximillian’s has been a long-time favourite in the Adelaide Hills. I had been many years previous and was excited to be going back. Definitely did not disappoint – we were there on a Wednesday, it was a bit quierter than normal but excellent way to...More

Thank Christine R
Reviewed July 1, 2017

Arrived for our booking for Saturday lunch on time. We were greeted warmly and shown to our table. Our table had a great view of the surrounding landscape. It was raining and foggy. Lent itself to a very cosy and relaxing experience. We had a...More

Thank T6024ILcarolines
Reviewed June 24, 2017 via mobile

Been to maximaiians before great place to drink wine and have a hit of golf Was very disappointed today was here with my partner drinking wine 1 hour before to be told there was a wedding and every one in the garden had to leave...More

Thank Ethan F
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Business meetings, Families with children, Large groups, Scenic view, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
11:00 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  South Australia  >  Greater Adelaide  >  Adelaide Hills  >  Verdun
  • Phone Number: +61 8 8388 7777
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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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