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Maxine's Restaurant

Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ +44 1325617873

((((* British
Average
Main course: £15
Food spend: £30

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.

Deborah Moutrey 23 March 2017
from Darlington

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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

Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ

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Customer reviews for Maxine's Restaurant

4.0 ((((* (based on 42 reviews)
85% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (25)
  • lunch (24)
  • value (21)
  • private dining (13)
  • romantic (10)
  • afternoon tea (8)
  • large parties (8)
  • breakfast (6)
  • business (5)
  • luxury (5)
  • al fresco (3)
  • trendy (3)
  • views (2)
  • child friendly (1)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 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

  • ((((* 2 February 2017 by John Pollock from Newton Aycliffe

    service and food very good

  • ((((* 22 January 2017 by Clare Gozra from Solihull

    You definitely can't fault the quality or price of the food. It is a beautifully styled restaurant. The downside was the young, inexperienced staff who always seemed a step behind. The plates were not the most practical. One ladies dinner slipped off the plate onto the floor before it even got to the table! Early Bird menu which was advertised was not available, asked why and was told there were 'issues' with it, whatever that means!!! Food lovely apart from bread rolls which were rather stale. Had breakfast the following day, buffet style, which again was good value and of high quality.

  • ((((( 14 January 2017 by Dawn Mcgarr from Durham

    Very enjoyable good staff good food excellent wine and very good value

  • ((((( 31 December 2016 by Greg Nicholson from darlington

    Lovely food.staff very helpful and friendly

  • ((((* 19 December 2016 by Kirsty Geany from Darlington

    There for a group Christmas meql - fast service and good sized portions

  • (((** 19 December 2016 by Karen Thomas from Darlington

    We were a party of 8. All of us found the starters to be bland. All thought the main course was not hot enough. One bowl of veg between 8, which meant by the time it reached the 6th, 7th, and 8th person it was cold. A staff member heard us talking about this and brought a second bowl of veg. The staff were very helpful and brought us hot gravy to warm up our food. Based on this experience we would not recommend the restaurant to a friend (however in the past we have always enjoyed our food at Maxines).

  • ((((* 15 December 2016 by Ann Chapman from Darlington

    Food was excellent and good value.Service was slightly lacking.Wine was brought to table in ice bucket,but no-one came back to pour it,or check we were happy with
    it .The wine was good,but there was no napkin provided and consequently,the bottle dripped water over the table when we poured it.There was no waiting staff around for a while,so perhaps they were shrt-staffed that evening.However,overall it was an enjoyable night out.

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