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“Surprisingly good burger for such a busy place”
Review of Maxwell's

Maxwell's
Ranked #907 of 22,564 Restaurants in London
Price range: US$1 - US$26
Cuisines: Diner, American
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Restaurant details
Good for: Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, Breakfast, After-hours, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible, Wine and Beer
Neighbourhood: Covent Garden
Description: Easygoing Maxwell's is a vibrant restaurant set over two floors in the bustling atmosphere of Covent Garden. The menu aims to cater for every taste, with salads, prime cuts and fish featuring alongside the restaurant's well-known grills. Late night dining makes it ideal for theatregoers, with a 50-strong cocktail list to wash it all down. Children's menu available.
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 204 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good burger for such a busy place”
Reviewed 10 December 2011

When we arrived they were full but told us to wait at the bar and they'd come and get us in 15 minutes or so, and they did (might seem a small detail but in these busy tourist type places sometimes you can get forgotten, or they might say 15 minutes but mean an hour).

All three of us had the "Chicken, Avocado and Bacon" burger (we splashed out on one each though :-) , so that's the only food I can comment on, we all enjoyed it.

Really, I wasn't expecting such a good burger in what was an incredibly crowded and large place. Along with a few beers and shorts and coffee, the bill was a very reasonable £60 and service was reasonable, slightly slower than I'd have liked but it was a Friday evening with all the crowds in, so you expect that. Definitely worth considering if in the area.

  • Visited December 2011
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nottinghamshire
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214 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
“GREAT FOOD”
Reviewed 5 December 2011

Busy & noisy atmosphere which was great. The food was delicious we will definately be going back

Visited December 2011
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Wrexham, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“Thumbs up”
Reviewed 3 December 2011

I have ate at maxwells on two seperate occasions, it is a great place to eat and reasonably priced. It is just located outside covent garden tube station. It is always busy so I recommend you reserve a table before going.

Visited November 2011
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Ottawa
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
“good”
Reviewed 30 November 2011

I enjoyed my dinner her e- typical of what you might expect from this type of place. I will say the staff was very friendly. I would recommend it again, for exactly what it appears to be. A good place to meet friends for a bite to eat.

Visited August 2011
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“decent burger bar”
Reviewed 29 November 2011

The burgers are still the main selling point of this fairly priced chain.
nice atmosphere, if a little busy pre-theatre.

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