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Maximilian's Restaurant and Sidewood Cellar Door

Readers' Choice 2019 - Modern Australian

Opens Wed 11:00:AM
Modern Australian

15 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Verdun SA

1 Review

Best Known For

Coonawarra sirloin, XO sauce, tempura eggplant, snake beans and coriander.

About Maximilian's Restaurant and Sidewood Cellar Door

Providing the ingredients for a quintessential Adelaide Hills dining experience is Maximilian's Restaurant and Sidewood Cellar Door. Nestled among vineyards, this heritage homestead circa 1851 flourishes with the rustic warmth that only a vineyard restaurant can provide, complete with open fireplaces, intimate corners and an all-weather pavilion overlooking the estate’s surrounding lakes. Celebrating the region’s local produce and artisan goods, Maximilian’s menu boasts a seasonal display of innovative Mod Oz cuisine. Pair an award-wining wine choice from the Sidewood Cellar Door with a starter of snapper toast, chimichurri, radish and nasturtium; before a main affair of pan-seared South Australian flathead, saffron and Port Lincoln mussel custard, capers, kipfler potatoes and samphire.

Location & Map

15 Onkaparinga Valley Road, Verdun 5245 SA - See Map

Opening Hours

Mon  Closed
Tue  Closed
Wed  11:00:AM - 5:00:PM
Thu  12:00:PM - 12:00:AM
Fri  12:00:PM - 12:00:AM
Sat  12:00:PM - 12:00:AM
Sun  12:00:PM - 12:00:AM

Groups & Functions

Maximilian’s Restaurant has always been an iconic destination for people to celebrate a special occasion. The recent completion of their fantastic function pavilion now provides a new home for events in the Adelaide Hills. Only 12 minutes from the Toll Gate but seemingly a world away, be enchanted by the elegant warmth and contemporary ambiance. Delight in the sweeping country views over the lawn, lake and vineyards surrounding the original homestead restaurant.

  • Up to 270 Guests
  • Birthday Party
  • Charity Event
  • Christmas Party
  • Cocktail Party
  • Conference
  • Corporate Function
  • Dinner Party
  • Engagement Party
  • Hens & Bucks Night
  • Product Launch
  • Wedding
  • Banquets
  • Buffets
  • Canapes
  • Cocktails
  • Degustation
  • Finger Food
  • Set Menu

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Member Reviews (1)


I have dined at this Delightful Establishment a few times now. The cuisine is wonderful. Great Ambience. The service is attentive but not over the top like some other Restaurants. I am more than happy to recommend this Establishment.