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Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door

Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7777
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  • Very good20%
  • Average7%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
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Reviewed 11 July 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 1 July 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 24 June 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
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

The ambience was great. Our host was so knowledgeable and her attention to detail was second to none. The food was amazing. Tick in every box. Thank you!!

Thank Sylvia2309
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

My mum and I stopped in for lunch and a cheeky wine and it was absolutely beautiful. Food was fantastic. Service was even better. And soooo many photo opportunities. Will definitely be back. And even considering my 40th there for a function.

1  Thank Bee R
Andrew F, Manager at Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 14 June 2017

Hi Bee, So glad you and your Mum had a great time. Email us at functions@maximilians.com.au for information about your 40th! Emily

Reviewed 17 May 2017

I have visited Maximilians/Sidewood quite a few times and it is consistently fantastic. It caters for a wide range of people and situations and you often see everything from families to footy teams. It is a fun venue, lots of seating options, DJ's on the...More

Thank RussTheDiver
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

A wonderful lunch at Maximilian's with family. Amazing food served by wonderful staff. Will be booking again for the next special occasion. Thank you Maximilian's for a great experience.

Thank Paulandshellie
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

So rocked up for our 1230 booking for our pre booked tasting. Was rudely told that we were due at 12 noon and that there was another 1230. No apology, no consideration just can't do it. We even had an email confirmation but we're kicked...More

Thank Elise114
Reviewed 13 May 2017 via mobile

Made a double booking and did nothing to reaccommodate. These things happen, but poor service put a dampener on the vist.More

Thank Glen V
Andrew F, Owner at Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door, responded to this reviewResponded 16 May 2017

Hi Glen, I'm sorry to hear of your experience. Are you able to give me more details. What date did you book for? Did you arrive and were not able to be seated? Can you provide any descriptions on the staff member that dealt with...More

Reviewed 3 May 2017

Where to start…. I always believe in starting with the good. Which was the wine and the kids meals, unfortunately it was all downhill from there. I would like to say that this is the first review that I have written on anything….ever. The occasion...More

Thank Michael M
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
View, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
11:00 - 23:00
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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