Maxwell Restaurant

Maxwell Restaurant

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Hours
Sun
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fri
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat
12:00 pm - 5:00 pm6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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About
The restaurant at Maxwell is an idyllic location for an unforgettable food and wine experience. The stunning limestone building is complemented by large picture windows and breathtaking views overlooking the rolling hills of McLaren Vale. Showcasing the best of the region and his own kitchen gardens, Executive Chef Fabian Lehmann presents a wonderful degustation menu. Taste wines before you dine to ensure the perfect selection, or simply let it all happen with wines expertly matched from the estate vineyards.
PRICE RANGE
AU$106 – AU$154
CUISINES
European, Australian
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch
FEATURES
Reservations, Private Dining, Seating, Parking Available, Free off-street parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Non-smoking restaurants, Gift Cards Available
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5.0
5.0 of 5 bubbles608 reviews
Excellent
526
Very good
55
Average
16
Poor
5
Terrible
6
Detailed Reviews: Reviews order informed by descriptiveness of user-identified themes such as cleanliness, atmosphere, general tips and location information.

Rebecca W
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 couples
Holy Moly... Lunch was incredible. The food was sensational. The chef was very creative and spot on with his depth of flavours and textures. We have never had such an amazing experience. Staff were attentive and thorough. We had such a great time. Well worth the price.
Written 15 April 2024
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Michael H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Awesome place for fine dining. Loved the experience and a big thank you to all the staff including the chefs. The dishes were well presented. Highly recommend maxwells.
Written 14 April 2024
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Dream573283
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 couples
We were offered a choice of a 6 or 10 course degustation with the further option of an additional course of dumpling with wagyu and caviar. We chose the 6 plus the dumpling. Every course was superb. Seemed simple but so much work involved in creating these wonderful dishes. Service was professional, attentative and friendly. Thoroughly deserving of its 2 hats. We thought it was also reasonably priced. We were visitors to McLaren Vale.
Written 8 April 2024
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J T
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
The degustation with matching wines was simply first class. Service was exceptional, knowledge outstanding making the overall experience next level. If you are after something special then this one is highly recommended.
Written 7 April 2024
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David S
7 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 friends
The 10 Course Degustation Menu with paired wines was exceptional! One of the finest meals We have ever had! Also the highly professional staff made the day a very special experience for all 6 of us! Thank you, David and Alison Smallacombe!
Written 5 April 2024
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Sandra B
Cairns3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2024 family
Wonderful venue for a celebration. The degustation menu was delicious and thank you to all the staff for making the day special.
Written 2 April 2024
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Erica P
Adelaide476 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 family
This was one of the best meals we have had for a very long time. From the flavours, the progression of the courses, service, views and ambiance it was truly an experience that we will always remember. We also had three diners with special dietary requirements on our table which were seamlessly integrated into the meal. Favourites included the wagyu, eel and green pepper and the strawberry dessert. Chef delivers artistry on a plate that tastes sublime. Thank you.
Written 30 March 2024
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Phil N
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
The first few dishes were amazing and I wondered how the chef would keep it going for 10 courses, but he did! Every course was a delight, haven't had such a great restaurant experience in a long especially since the service was excellent too. Staff know their job, they were attentive to details, always ready to help, really good, like in a one michelin star restaurant in Europe. The pairing wines were very well matched too.
Written 26 March 2024
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HelgRob
Mount Barker20 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Great ambience and views, unique cuisine experience Staff very friendly and informative. Food was amazing. A definite must. Highly recommend. We will be back. Thank you Rob and Helga
Written 24 March 2024
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John
O'Halloran Hill31 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
We had the 10 course degustation paired with their wines. One meal vegetarian the other non-vegetarian, which often is a hassle however MAXWELL delivered on every meal “sensational” “delicious” “yummy” were a few words of the day - staff were brilliant in what was an awesome experience - thank you and maxWELL done team !!!
Written 23 March 2024
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Renee E
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 couples
We had amazing views. Fantastic service and the food was outstanding. Will definitely recommend to friends and family.
Written 17 March 2024
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Paul H
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Exquisite food paired with very good wine. One delicious combination of tastes after another. Outstanding service, attentive without being intrusive. Beautiful setting with a lovely view. A wonderfully relaxed and enjoyable experience.
Written 16 March 2024
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poldy58
Adelaide19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Totally enjoyed the experience. The food was outstanding, fresh and imaginative without being over the top. Service was excellent as were the wines .
Written 11 March 2024
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JOHN M
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 family
My wife and I had the Degustation lunch, with matching wines, to celebrate my wife's birthday. The food, wines and service were absolutely top notch and made for an extremely memorable (4.5 hours!) afternoon. I should also mention the great care taken with my wife's dietary requirements. Highly recommended.
Written 11 March 2024
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Marco H
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 couples
Super experience of food matched with wine!! Superb restaurant with knowledgeable staff. We will talk about this for years to come!
Written 10 March 2024
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