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Maxine's Restaurant

) #93 of 224 Restaurants in Darlington ££ - £££ British
Southend Avenue | Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, Darlington DL3 7HZ, England
+44 1325 365858
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Overview
  • Excellent38%
  • Very good20%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible12%
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££ - £££
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Southend Avenue | Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, Darlington DL3 7HZ, England
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

Excellent, upgraded room as 40th, room lovely facilitates excellent, food very nice, would definitely go back again

Thank zoematthews77
Reviewed 1 week ago

In the Library for a special family celebration - perfect as we could just be ourselves & there was no rushMore

Thank PurpleRayner
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear PurpleRayner Thank you for you lovely and concise review of your recent private dining experience at our hotel. I quite agree, the Library offers the perfect backdrop for any intimate family gathering and we do hope to see you again soon. Kind regards Lucy...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Came in with a few friends for some food as was recommended to us by other friends, good service by Ryan who was polite and professional food was amazing :) deffo go back thanks again ryan for making us feel specialMore

Thank David R
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear David R Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your recent dining experience with us. I am delighted that you had such a great time and found the food to be 'amazing' and we look forward to welcoming you back...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

I have been here a few times and it never disappoints. The staff are always attentive and you can tell the management and team really care and want to make everything perfect for you. Even when they are extremely busy they always make time for...More

Thank Sunnyflowe
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Sunnyflowe Thank you for your loyal custom to our lovely restaurant and I am delighted that you enjoy consistently high standards of service and food quality and that Easter Sunday was no exception. My team work very hard to deliver excellent standards to our...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My husband took me out for an evening meal on Mothering Sunday as the family were all away on holiday and we found the set menu extremely good and very reasonably priced. It was lovely to see a varied selection in all 3 courses and...More

Thank farno50
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear farno50 Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your meal with us on Mothering Sunday. I am delighted that you had such a lovely meal and found that the staff offered excellent service. Thank you again for your time and...More

Reviewed 10 April 2017

Just had afternoon tea for my elderly Mum's birthday and what a disappointment! Although the staff were pleasant and courteous, the cakes were pretty awful. The were lots of cakes crammed onto the cake stand but it would have been better to have less quantity...More

Thank bertiesmum2017
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear bertiesmum2107 I am so sorry that your Afternoon Tea expereince was a disappointment to you. Whilst I am pleased that the staff were courteous, the standard of the food provided was clearly not to our usual standard. I offer my sincere apologies for this...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017

Had the most fabulous meal at Bannatyne Hotel.We have eaten here several times before and always loved it....we heard they had a new chef and this was our first visit since he/she was appointed. The food was really outstanding! The home made bread and flavoured...More

Thank ScotsmaninDurham
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ScotsmaninDurham Thank you so much for your lovely 5* review. I am delighted that as a returning guest you have always enjoyed your experience and this evening was no exception. Your review details the elements we strive to deliver everyday...delicious food, attentive staff and...More

Reviewed 20 March 2017

We booked Maxine's restaurant for birthday celebration. We were looking forward to a lovely relaxed Al a Carte meal. When we arrived we were told that the restaurant had been used for a wedding! So the restaurant bookings had been moved to the party room!...More

1  Thank Linda T
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear Linda T Thank you for choosing to hold your birthday celebrations with us and I am sorry that you were disappointed to be seated in our Wilbur Suite. Our elegant function room is often used as an extension to the restaurant and without issue...More

Reviewed 12 March 2017

Love the restaurant space here, beautiful calm room with high ceilings. Had Sunday lunch in Feb. Good selection on menu. Food was excellent. Pate and cheese croqetttes to start just the right amount. Warm bread. Roast beef and accompanying vegetable selection plentiful. Service was hit...More

Thank ktrtontour
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear ktrtontour Thank you for taking the time to share your feedback following your Sunday Lunch with us and I am delighted that you enjoyed all the dishes and the atmosphere. I am sorry that the service appeared hit and miss and I assure you...More

Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

Loverly setting and attentive staff. Went for the early bird menu and it had a good choice. Food was well presented and tasty. Reason for not giving 5 stars service was slow but credit to the staff who apologised and gave us an explanation. Will...More

Thank MOOSEMARLEY
ManagementResponse02, General Manager at Maxine's Restaurant, responded to this review

Dear MOOSEMARLEY Thank you for visiting Maxine's restaurant and trying our new Early Bird menu. I am delighted that you enjoyed your experience and that you will be returning for the Steak Night. Our Steak nights have proven really successful each Thursday and Sunday night....More

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cbennison
Do you have tea and coffee in your room
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Meals
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Southend Avenue | Bannatyne Hotel Darlington, Darlington DL3 7HZ, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Durham  >  Darlington
  • Phone Number: +44 1325 365858
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