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Maximo's Italian Restaurant

The Old Brewery | Castle Eden, Durham TS27 4SU, England
+44 1429 839299
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good31%
  • Average12%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“pizza” (22 reviews)
“steak” (19 reviews)
“potato skins” (9 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Italian, Pizza, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
The Old Brewery | Castle Eden, Durham TS27 4SU, England
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Reviewed yesterday

We visit here often, and we have never had a bad meal. The food always tastes delicious and fresh. The staff are all really friendly and helpful, and there's a great atmosphere. I would highly recommend - we can't wait to return!

Thank SeaSunFoodLover
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Did not enjoy this one bit. We went with a family of 14. The meals were poor and the service was even worse. The middle aged woman and male who served had very poor customer service and had very limited people skills. Lasagne was microwave...More

Thank robynwallace92
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I should have known from the extensive menu that this was a place to avoid. Below average interpretaion of Italian food, and one waitress had very long acrylic nails which I suspect is against health and safety regulations.

Thank Saskia2343
Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

8 of us went there for lunch having placed our orders on line. We were short of time, hence anxious to get back on time. We need not have worried, the service was prompt and the taste beyond compare for the price we paid. A...More

Thank malathis440
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Have visited many times.. Menu could be bigger but food very good. Can sometimes be very noisy especially if a party booked.. But we will keep visiting

Thank Ian C
Reviewed 14 January 2018 via mobile

Arrived after booking for my friends birthday on the understanding that Maximos was a decently priced and pleasant place to eat. Oh dear...service was polite yet poor. After waiting 30 mins we eventually were allowed to order drinks. On the waitresses return we ordered food....More

Thank Steven R
Reviewed 18 October 2017 via mobile

Came here on a quiet Sunday evening. Mix of starters and main course. All good was nice and tasty. Staff were welcoming and I would return again.

Thank Hterag
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

Another great meal tonight.... Fabulous gorgonzola steak...cooked perfect. Service was great food was great... What more can I say !

Thank LAH1971
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Went tonight for food & drinks In short A starter of garlic bread with cheese - fine Mains - pizza over cooked but kept Lasagne - sent back - burnt Asked probably 3 times about food - and then offered dessert menu!! Customer service -...More

Thank callumella
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Very pleasantly surprised by how good Maximo's was. Nice menu with lots of choice. The sea bass and prawns was delicious and nicely prepared. The cod with mussels was chunky, fresh and tasty. But, the best dish of the evening was the squid ink pasta...More

Thank Venus67
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$7 - US$13
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
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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