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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 good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible8%
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European, Australian, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Maximilian’s provided the perfect setting for a romantic mid-week meal. On the cold Adelaide Hills evening, we were seated close to the open fireplace and decided on the 3 course alacarte menu for $75. I had the meatballs for starters which were delicious. The meat...More

2  Thank Welcome_Matt83
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Maximilian's was a recommendation of one of my travelling companions. We stopped for Lunch after a walk around Hahndorf. After depositing a few golf balls in the dam, Seth at the Cellar Door expertly ran us through the Reds to help us select the wines...More

1  Thank Paul N
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We enjoyed a delicious lunch on a sunny Winter’s day in the Adelaide Hills. We chose to sit in a sunny area with a view of cows in the meadow, an ostrich and a dam.You could choose to sit near an open fire and forego...More

Thank Bridget380
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Fine dining just up from Balhannah in the hamlet of Verdun. Or just off the freeway on the Hahndorf exit. Beautiful location. Lovely outdoors area and two indoors eating areas with extensive seating for large volumes of people. Having said that bookings are advised as...More

Thank Quentin R
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

It is not often I give a 10/10 for a meal. Well I do with this place. Incredible food , good portion, lovely ambience and nice service to top it off I want to come back again one day !

Thank stelios k
Reviewed 14 July 2018

Amazing Amazing!!!!! Impeccable service/ Staff were all great with good knowledge of everything on the Menu. Food was fantastic. We highly recommend this restaurant Ambiance Family friendly this Maximilian's has so much to offer. You can even hit golf balls across the Lake. Just don't...More

Thank mollydog54
Reviewed 10 July 2018

This was my first visit to Maximilian's. It was a special event for us. The staff placed us in a beautiful spot, with the winter sun streaming through the window and overlooking the notorious, but entertaining lake - where visitors to Max's can attempt a...More

2  Thank JulieW3175
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Still close to the city and an easy drive and far enough away to be country. I was with a large party of approx. 32. Very busy restaurant but service was excellent and food outstanding. All courses arrived in a timely rate! and main meal...More

Thank MaryCPF
Reviewed 17 June 2018

Just 30 minutes away from the city this great restaurant in a rural setting with grape vines and a small lake to look over. The staff are very friendly and attentive as well as the great food they serve. A big roaring fire on a...More

Thank allanAdelaide
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

We came to Maximillians to celebrate my birthday this padt lobg wkn. It was a busy day, staff were run off their feet and yet we had the most personable, lovely touch service in the care of the wonderful Serena. Best food in an ADL...More

2  Thank Simona_Harare
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12 August 2018|
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Response from MaryCPF | Reviewed this property |
This restaurant would be a great place for Fathers Day lunch. Menu is excellent and always changing and caters for all foodie types.
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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, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
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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