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Maximilian's Restaurant & Cellar Door

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Main Street, Verdun, South Australia 5245, Australia
+61 8 8388 7777
Thu - Sun 11:00 - 23:00
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Adelaide, Australia
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31 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been here several times and I am never disappointed! The food and wine is delicious and the atmosphere is warm and friendly! Will definitely be back again!

1 Thank cs0065
Swansea, United Kingdom
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203 reviews
138 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Dined here recently with some friends over from Perth. We all ordered the chefs selection on the menu and couldn't fault any of the dishes. All were deliciously tasty and well presented. The service was wonderful, with the staff being friendly and informative on all the dishes and wines.

Thank adelaidesummer
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Were there for a wedding last night they serve there own wines and they are a delight i will go back just to buy some of the wines they are the softer cooler climate styles i only tried the shiraz and plnot noir but the white wine drinkers were enjoying the sav blanc very nice venue for an event

1 Thank Alanjoy
Perth, Australia
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21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

4 of us visited Maximilian's on a Sunday. The meals did not disappoint, from the entrees to the mains the food was well cooked and ample. I had the pulled pork entree and the fish as a main. A generous side of Brussel sprouts with chorizo added to the flavour. All four of us enjoyed the day with no down... More 

Thank Jobry2014
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52 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a family lunch for 10 and sat outside at Maximilian's. The day was glorious, the food was fabulous, the wine was delicious, need I say more? We had the 'Let us feed you' menu and the produce was fresh, tasty and served with care. The waiters were busy as they had some unexpected guests but we never felt... More 

Thank baliholiday09
Adelaide, Australia
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had our works annual xmas party last Sat.night. What a fantastic set up, LOOKED FANTASTIC.There was plenty of room for us to mingle and the outdoor area that joined was perfect. Athena was our waitress at our table - she was awesome - highly recommend this place

Thank echungacrows
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114 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Fabulous location and great place for a function. Thoroughly recommend it for a get together. HOWEVER it is most definitely not first class food or service. As long as you go there understanding that you are just getting expensive pub food you will love it. The location is wonderful and the staff friendly and they try their best. Just beware... More 

Thank chris l
Adelaide, Australia
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105 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We dined here for our 20th wedding anniversary and were generally happy with the night. It was a Thursday night and fairly quiet with only 2 or 3 other tables occupied. We chose the Chefs shared menu and the Sidewood wine flight with upgrade to Mappinga reserve. Overall food was excellent with the highlight being the snapper, the wine was... More 

Thank PaulZac
Adelaide, Australia
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34 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016 via mobile

Greeted with a country feel with a vine yard and wounderfull setting to eat and enjoy local produce. The staff are very friendly and appear to be well trained to make your stay rememerable. The food was superb on the taste buds and local beers and wine comendable. Wheel chair Friendly 4/5 Access to the restaurant was a challenge over... More 

Thank Mark R
Adelaide, Australia
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1,287 reviews
719 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1,032 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Maximillian's is something of a local institution, still well remembered from the era of its former proprietor. In recent years, the current management have successfully blended traditions such as the pleasant ambience- with open fire - and more up to date cuisine. Also, there's an outdoor area offering a casual,ambience. Children and adults alike can try their skill and luck... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
European, Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Highchairs Available
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, View, Romantic, 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
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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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?