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Maximo's Italian Restaurant

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The Old Brewery | Castle Eden, Durham TS27 4SU, England
+44 1429 839299
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

And the food and choice of food is the added bonus - if you eat out on a regualar basis - and you have a long list of "don't likes" that you think about when returning to certain restau-Rants - then Maximo's Italian Restaurant - will tick all your boxes - they also serve Traditional Sunday Lunch - Chicken, Beef... More 

Thank demanding2016
Durham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Haven't been here for a while and visited today for Sunday lunch with the family. We all really enjoyed our roast dinners and were so full we couldn't possibly have managed a pud. Staff were friendly and efficient and the restaurant was busy. We will be back!

Thank MissBGM
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30 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017 via mobile

Came here for valentines lunch, as we do for every special occasion, favourite place to eat. Pasta was delicious and so was pizza. Only fault is that the pizza never comes pre-cut and so is hard to cut, would be much better if it was pre-cut prior to serving. Other than that, both food and service is exceptional.

Thank jessp1999
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18 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

Each time we have visited I find they struggle to deal with large groups and it's a bit manic! Nice Italian and good location. Nicely decorated and presentable meals.

1 Thank Cherrelleious
Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 January 2017

Visited this restaurant for the first time on recommendation. Nice surroundings, friendly helpful staff. Varied menu, the steaks looked good but I chose the house special spicy tortellini which was fantastic. Nice wine selection. Will visit again.

Thank Eric A
1 review
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

We have been to this restaurant many times and im still amazed how nice it is. The food is outstanding and so is the service i would recommend the garlic mushrooms for starter which are to die for and fillet steak done in black peppercorn sauce absolutely gorgeous. Although there are many other dishes to choose from these are my... More 

1 Thank Dave M
Durham, United Kingdom
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54 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

My family had a lovely meal here on New Year's eve. Menu was varied with something for everyone. Glass of bubbly on arrival and another at midnight all complementary. As always the staff were friendly and very well organized. Will visit again soon.

Thank margmil46
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104 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017 via mobile

Went here for a birthday dinner. The restaurant was very busy but we booked in advanced which I would always recommend. The restaurant itself is nice and the staff are friendly and willing to help. The food itself is a bit pricey for what it is but is more reasonable if you attend during their happy hour. We had the... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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46 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

The food and service were very good lots of parking outside and a nice atmosphere when entering the restaurant. The noise inside the restaurant is deafening and you can't have a conversation with the people around your table if its a nice quiet meal that you are after choose somewhere else .

Thank Trevor G
Durham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Visited numerous times. Food is top class Service is second to none Staff and Everybody associated with the restaurant are friendly helpful and very professional. Highly Recommend PS.... The jalapeño garlic bread is to die for...🌟🌟🌟🌟🌟

Thank Kevin C

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 6 - US$ 11
Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Old Brewery | Castle Eden, Durham TS27 4SU, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Durham
  • Phone Number: +44 1429 839299
Maximo's is a popular local Italian restaurant in a modern village location. The restaurant has a bustling atmosphere serving happy hour menu's for lunch and early evening meals with an a la carte menu also available and daily chef specials.

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?