Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington

(100 Reviews)
Southend Avenue, Darlington, North East England, DL3 7HZ
British, Intercontinental, Afternoon Tea
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Main course: £15
Food spend: £30

Restaurant description

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.

Dishes displayed on a la carte menus are representative of the type of food available at the restaurant.

Customer reviews for Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington
(based on 100 reviews)

of diners recommend this restaurant

  • Food
  • Drinks
  • Ambience
  • Service
  • Value
  • Location

Recommended for

  • afternoon tea (25)
  • al fresco (11)
  • breakfast (14)
  • business (10)
  • child friendly (6)
  • dinner (58)
  • entertainment (1)
  • large parties (19)
  • lunch (52)
  • luxury (16)
  • private dining (26)
  • romantic (24)
  • trendy (7)
  • value (45)
  • views (6)
  • By Mrs Maeve C from Hartlepool
    7 August 2020

    Excellent service Food always well presented Always ho Staff really pleasant and helpful

  • By Jessics F from Darlington
    7 August 2020

    The afternoon tea was amazing. We booked for 2 people but could of easily fed 3!

  • By Julie W from Darlington
    5 August 2020

    The meal was lovely, I had the sea bass which melted in your mouth, the vegetables were cooked perfectly with just enough crunch. The sticky toffee pudding was very light and a nice way to end the meal.

  • By David E from Darlington
    5 August 2020

    We had a really nice evening the food was good and the service was excellent . We sat outside on the terrace and enjoyed a relaxed and unhurried evening

  • By Carolyn P from Darlington
    1 August 2020

    Wonderful food and very attentive staff the garden is beautiful

  • By Claire A from Darlington
    25 July 2020

    Lovely afternoon tea with a free jug of Pimms! It was very fresh and tasty!.

  • By Mat G from Leeds
    24 July 2020

    Friendly service, well managed Covid safety measures. Nice atmosphere and food

  • By Andrew B from Darlington
    24 July 2020

    Great Afternoon Tea at Maxine's - catered wonderfully for my 4yr & 7yr old (and of course the adults!)

  • By Mark C from Aberdeen
    19 July 2020

    great service lovely food

  • By Lisa C from Newton Aycliffe
    29 February 2020

    Lovely restaurant, welcoming staff, nice surroundings, gorgeous food and good value. I have been for food at dinnertime from early bird menu, Sunday dinner and afternoon tea. All superb, would recommend and intend to go again

Restaurant Location Map
Maxine's Restaurant - Darlington
Southend Avenue, Darlington, North East England, DL3 7HZ

Available offers

  • Brunch

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