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Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington

Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ

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  • Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  • Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington - County Durham
  • Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
  •  - County Durham
Main course: £15
Food spend: £30

I had afternoon tea for Two. Delicious , tasty , well presented and plenty to eat.

Pam 19 September 2019
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 - Darlington

Southend Avenue, Darlington, DL3 7HZ

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Customer reviews for Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington

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84% of diners recommend this restaurant
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  • dinner (49)
  • lunch (45)
  • value (38)
  • private dining (23)
  • afternoon tea (19)
  • romantic (19)
  • large parties (16)
  • luxury (12)
  • breakfast (11)
  • business (10)
  • al fresco (8)
  • trendy (5)
  • views (5)
  • child friendly (4)
  • entertainment (1)
  • ((((( 8 October 2019 by Sandra from Newton Aycliffe

    Booked for Sunday evening for four of us. A bit disappointed that the Sunday menu had changed to that which was on the web site. It was a limited menu and I understand it will be the same in the future. If you wanted to dine on a Sunday evening regularly then it would become very boring as it was basically a Sunday lunch. However, the meal was really good and the staff could not have been more helpful.

  • (**** 2 October 2019 by Robert from Darlington

    cooking poor

  • ((((( 19 September 2019 by Pam from Darlington

    I had afternoon tea for Two. Delicious , tasty , well presented and plenty to eat.

  • ((((( 9 July 2019 by Sally from Darlington

    We loved Sunday lunch at Maxine’s. I had Salmon, two of us had lamb and my husband had beef. It was all delicious, service was great and friendly but not over bearing.

  • ((((( 14 May 2019 by Vikki from Darlington

    A wonderful, relaxing setting with delicious food and indulgent desserts. Will be returning with more people!

  • (((** 21 March 2019 by Les from Darlington

    Friendly polite staff... Starter and main meal was good, pudding was disappointing. Cheesecake topping was to dense, grainy and tasteless.... Cost of meal was good value however drinks expensive and sneaking in a gratitude payment on the bill is both sneaky and inappropriate... I would have left a larger tip than the gratitude payment if it hadn’t been sneaked onto the bill... Overall seemed an expensive night out to that envisaged by the temptingly cheap meal offer....

  • ((((( 7 February 2019 by Brian from Darlington

    We have used Maxines for several years and the service is excellent and the food brilliant.
    Never lets us down in any way

  • ((((( 5 January 2019 by Judith from Playa Blanca

    Excellent service friendly and polite waiter

  • ((((( 3 January 2019 by Angela from NEWTON AYCLIFFE

    Lovely to return to Bannatynes after our wedding there 5 years ago. Food was lovely and the service is good. Very reasonably priced too.

  • ((((* 5 December 2018 by Margaret from Hartlepool

    First Sunday lunch we had here was brilliant. However, this Sunday lunch was the Christmas Fayre and not as good. There was far too much food on the plate, the turkey was wrapped in bacon which was not cooked enough. The bacon was very pale. However, the turkey was beautiful just so much. There was, however, plenty of veg. which was lovely. The tables were set beautifully with gold crackers but the room was very cold. Did not see any radiators, or where any warmth could enter. We had the Christmas Pudding which was delicious. We will go back in the New Year, as the staff were lovely and very helpful.

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