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Max's at Red Hill Estate

Certificate of Excellence
Australian, Gluten Free Options
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53 Shoreham Rd, Red Hill, Victoria 3937, Australia
+61 3 5931 0177
12:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Thu 12:00 - 17:00
Fri - Sat 12:00 - 22:00
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38 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I have been here several times and it has never disappointed. The meal is not cheap but unlike other restaurants in red hill you actually get the quality you pay for. (Although I think sides should be included) The service was wonderful and yes you have to pay for bottled water but that's because they're on tank water. Overall a... More 

2 Thank CUlatertraveller
Melbourne, Australia
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had lunch at Max's as part of our Bliss Package from MP Experiences. We had a wonderful time and a lovely meal. The staff at Max's were friendly, funny and we had great service. The view and scenery was beautiful and we couldn't fault our whole experience while at Max's.

3 Thank colleencaton
Ferny Creek
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13 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

An awesome setting with interesting menu but service was appalling and restrooms a disgrace! This is a tourist destination and for a high end restaurant I was ashamed in front of my Canadian visitors.

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Fort St John
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44 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We visited with my sister and husband from Vancouver and my father-in-law. The service was attentive but not irritating and the food was fantastic. The only drawback was the air conditioning was too high (certainly for Canadians). We particularly appreciated Gary's descriptions and sense of humour. Taylah was also excellent.

2 Thank paulori
Brisbane, Australia
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35 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

We had the 3 course Max's wine pairing option. The dishes were well thought out and cooked to perfection and the wine complimented the meals perfectly. Service was fantastic, the only thing was that it was noisey, so may either an early or late lunch?? However, the noise drowned out went you started eating. If you love food as much... More 

2 Thank anchick01
Melbourne, Australia
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211 reviews
126 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

We visited this restaurant recently for lunch on a nice sunny day. The view from the restaurant was excellent. I was disappointed in the food. I had a Tuna entrée which was tiny and then Duck. I thought the Duck was undercooked but my friend said no that is the way they cook it. Staff were very good. I just... More 

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35 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

six of went for lunch not so hungry as we had a late breakfast. Half of had the special, which was blue eye fish with coconut sauce and salad. Really excellent. The other half had cod, which was good but not as good as the blue eye. This was washed down with a 2015 Red Hill Cool Climate 2015 Chardonnay,... More 

2 Thank mike88gg
Melbourne, Australia
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125 reviews
76 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We stopped in for an unplanned lunch over the labor day weekend. We had set out for the Epicurian, but it was a zoo with a long wait, so we headed up the hill to Red Hill for a wine tasting as we are members there. Max's restaurant was busy, but we were assured they would have a table in... More 

2 Thank FABourdain
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful view that saves this place from being a big waste of money in my opinion. Some staff were not trained and lunch was rushed and very ordinary. I think we deserved more food for the price and to be blunt felt ripped off. Very fussy dishes that lacked any real wow factor. Bread offered was ordinary and set what... More 

2 Thank Delwyn R
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63 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 February 2017

Went to dinner here with a group of 30 people for a Wine Society Dinner. All three courses were spectacular. Great presentation, interesting flavourful dishes. Dishes well matched to the wines from our cellar supplemented with a Red Hill Estate Sparkling and a Late harvest Pinot Gris with desert. Of particular note was the very professional and friendly service. We... More 

3 Thank manziep

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Australian, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Groups, Romantic, View, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Business meetings
Open Hours
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 17:00
12:00 - 22:00
12:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 53 Shoreham Rd, Red Hill, Victoria 3937, Australia
  • Location: South Pacific  >  Australia  >  Victoria  >  Mornington Peninsula  >  Red Hill
  • Phone Number: +61 3 5931 0177
Max’s at Red Hill Estate sits high on a hill in the beautiful hinterland of the Mornington Peninsula, with breathtaking panoramic views over precision planted vines to Westernport Bay and Philip Island.Max’s Restaurant offers an award winning modern Australian menu showcasing the finest local ingredients, featuring Max’s own range of produce and matching dishes to the estate wines. Max's caters for intimate dining, groups, weddings and corporate functions. Max's is complemented by two delightful cottages and artisan food and wine tours, which combine with the restaurant to provide an authentic gourmet experience in one of Victoria's most picturesque regions.

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