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Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington

Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ +44 1325617873

((((* British
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
Main course: £15
Food spend: £30

We had the early bird menu and was impressed by the quality for the price, will certainly book again :)

Marion Marsden 24 May 2017
from newton aycliffe

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Located within the elegant setting of a 19th-century, Grade II-listed town house, Maxine’s Restaurant in Darlington offers contemporary British cuisine in a venue overflowing with character. A rotating menu ensures that the freshest food is served every day, and in the summer al fresco dining is available in the magnificent surroundings of the Bannatyne Hotel gardens.

The Maxine’s Restaurant menu features seasonal game, meat and produce, sourced from the finest local producers, with the offering tailored to provide the very best dishes all year round. The luxurious dining area, which includes beautiful marble fireplaces, stripped wooden floorboards and lavish leather seating, provides a warm ambience with an emphasis on comfort.

Traditional afternoon tea is served daily at Maxine’s Restaurant at Bannatyne’s Darlington, accompanied by a collection of decadent cakes and sandwiches. Light snacks are available at the bar, which also features a superb selection of malt whiskeys and an extensive wine list.

Serving traditional British delicacies in a stunning, historic environment, Maxine’s Restaurant in Darlington is no more than a 2-minute drive from Darlington Station.

Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington

Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ

Contact +44 1325365858
Reservations +44 1325617873

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Customer reviews for Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington

4.0 ((((* (based on 49 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (29)
  • lunch (29)
  • value (26)
  • private dining (14)
  • romantic (11)
  • afternoon tea (9)
  • large parties (9)
  • breakfast (8)
  • luxury (6)
  • business (5)
  • al fresco (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • views (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((*** 19 June 2017 by Jennie from Darlington

    Not good - we turned up to be told that the booking system hadn't worked and there was no record of my booking. We were then told they were very busy and they had to check whether they could seat us with the kitchen. Very cold service when we got seated - disinterested staff. Food was good but thirty minute wait between starter and main. We then asked to take drinks outside into the garden - service was dreadful all day,staff surly. We got presented with our bill without asking for it. We ordered cocktails - I received mine in a John Smiths pint glass and one of the other glasses was chipped. Such a shame as great premises but ruined by unhelpful and bored staff.

  • (((** 19 June 2017 by Lynn Iles from Darlington

    The food was good, plenty of it. The service was OK, tables and chairs being moved whilst we were eating a little offputting.
    Think generally the place is looking a bit 'tired' and needs a facelift to freshen it up and keep up with competitors.

  • ((((* 24 May 2017 by Marion Marsden from newton aycliffe

    We had the early bird menu and was impressed by the quality for the price, will certainly book again :)

  • ((((( 19 May 2017 by Peter from East Scrafton

    We really like the hotel and the refurbishing that had been done in sympathy with a great period building. It a great place to entertain good friends.
    The ALC menu was most interesting and inviting. The food together with the service was first class. There were 6 of us dining to celebrate a 70th birthday.

  • ((((( 8 May 2017 by Robert Mileham from Chertsey

    A very pleasant location for dinner.

  • ((((* 23 April 2017 by David Fairhurst from Darlington

    Fantastic value for money . Lovely atmosphere.

  • ((((( 18 April 2017 by Angela Williams from Darlington

    Lovely setting, first class service, caters for special requirements.

  • ((((( 23 March 2017 by Deborah Moutrey from Darlington

    It was my mum's birthday- so there was three of us for lunch. We had 2 courses, main course and dessert. We all had a different dish and all were excellent. The service was excellent too- just the right amount of attention.

  • ((((( 20 March 2017 by Colleen Dresser from Darlington

    Beautiful food 5* products meat melted in your mouth only down fall I had 20% off my bill due to previous booking was cancelled and staff weren't aware until I tipold them and the lad didnt look happy he had to recalculate my bill but apart from that the meal was outstanding

  • ((((( 16 February 2017 by Nige Ward from Darlington

    Mouth watering , perfection cooked to

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