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Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door

Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7777
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  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
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Reviewed June 14, 2016 via mobile

My first time at Maximilian's and it was a fabulous evening with a group of 8. A round corner table enabled easy chatter as a group or smaller conversations and with views over the garden and the dam under lights on a chilly winter night...More

2  Thank k50002015
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

We expected a good restaurant but we got a great restaurant. Cannot fault the service, food or setting. The only down side was the washroom which could have been a bit cleaner. The plating of dishes were artistic with excellent good to match. Services were...More

1  Thank David L
Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

A special occasion.Friendly attentive service. A perfect table with a view and the winter sun streaming through. The food, delicious and generous: quail, sirloin and popcorn ice cream...A place to recommend and definitely return to. Certainly up to expectations.

1  Thank Chris T
Reviewed June 4, 2016

I've had lunch at Maximillians twice now, both for a special occasion. The first time my husband and I went we had only just sat down and then a large group of drunk people came in that were on a wine tour/ bucks show. We...More

2  Thank AprilPeach
Reviewed June 1, 2016

I Definite must when visiting Hahndorf and the Adelaide Hills. Great value and superb food. Great atmosphere

1  Thank silvering
Reviewed May 18, 2016

Thank you for an amazing work lunch. We had a wonderful tasting menu and our group of 12 had some last minute dietary requirements that the chef was not informed about, We were all impressed with how they accommodated those pesky vegans and non red...More

1  Thank MelissaBWM
Reviewed May 17, 2016

Been going to Maximilians for years now. It's a special occasion kind of place. The food is typically good but the last few times I have been it has seemed somewhat lacklustre. I don't know whether it is jut me who is getting more picky...More

1  Thank Simon2808
Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We booked for Sunday lunch and, on arrival, were warmly greeted and shown to an outside table on the deck. Absolutely picturesque setting, fabulous food and wine, with a DJ playing chilled out tunes. A great way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Adelaide's glorious...More

2  Thank Urbanphile
Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I went to Maximilian's last night and had the 6 course degustation. WOW! Amazing dishes, perfectly balanced flavours, matched wines and on that note I commented to waiting staff that I would not be able to drink wine with every course so...More

1  Thank Penny T
Reviewed April 30, 2016 via mobile

We had been to Maximilian's restaurant 20 years ago and we were impressed then and they are still spectacular. The meals were fabulous and the selection of wines is superb. The marque set up is great with loads of room for tables and a dance...More

1  Thank Grantwatson777
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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
Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Scenic view, Families with children, Large groups, Romantic
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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