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Basalt

127 Picton Street, Howick, New Zealand
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Monday - Friday - 12:00pm - Late
Saturday - 10:00am - Late
Sunday - 9:00am - Late

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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Alfresco Dining
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About Basalt

One of the original Monteith's bars in Auckland, Basalt is the gem of Howick Village. Situated on a sunny corner with an amazing roof top bar looking out onto the water.

A real local's bar, Basalt has that home away from home feeling, where you're looked after with great food, great beer and warm, friendly service. An excellent place for families, Basalt has a creative menu with favourites to please everyone, plus the innovative stonegrill dining.

Offering the full range of Monteith's beers on tap, including seasonal releases, an extensive wine selection bar tapas menu - you'll enjoy socialising with friends and family here. For relaxed, casual dining in a modern stylish setting, dine in Basalt's stylish restaurant, where a team of chefs create delicious meals, served with a smile.

Looking for a room with a view? Check out Gazebo, Basalt's roof top bar. With stunning views of Howick Beach beyond it is definitely the place to be on a Sunny afternoon.

Come and make Basalt your favourite local bar.

Cuisine: Modern New Zealand
Dress Code: Casual
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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

was a good range of different types of food on the menu. would like it if a little less expensive

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Visited On Sunday, 09 December 2018

Service was fantastic you have an amazing staff on board A+. Corn fritters are the best - thank you

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Visited On Saturday, 08 December 2018

Two of our sparkling wine choices weren’t in stock. Caesar salad and chicken salads were delicious. Pork belly was incredibly salty but really impressed to be given 50% discount on that when mentioned it to staff.

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Visited On Friday, 07 December 2018

Dear Basalt another lovely lunch date for us, thank you. And bigger thanks for allowing us to come in well before your noon opening. My fault entirely for not realising that you are closed before then. Lovely meal, service and nice spot by the window. Merry Xmas to you all.

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Visited On Thursday, 06 December 2018

We were served by Kat, who was the redeeming feature of our experience. I ordered scallops and my colleague ordered a Chicken burger ... both the chicken and the scallops were murdered ! The chicken was so dry, it was hard to tell it was chicken. We did ensure we told Kat, so that the chef would know. The Great service means that I would try them again, just in case it was a bad day in the kitchen for the chef and maybe the next visit will be an improvement.

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 December 2018

Great service and good value for money!

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Visited On Saturday, 01 December 2018

Great food and service - thanks!

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Incredibly loud the day we dined

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Visited On Tuesday, 27 November 2018

Good atmosphere to catch up with friends.

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Visited On Saturday, 24 November 2018

Basalt is a great place to be and their food & drink is top notch. Awesome staff with great customer service. Bottomless is always a good time too.

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Thank you Price for taking the time to leave us with a review ! We are so glad you enjoy bottomless mimosas as much as we do ! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Responded On Sunday, 25 November 2018
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Visited On Friday, 23 November 2018

Great food and service even on a very busy night.

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Thanks for spending Midnight madness with us at Basalt ! Look forward to seeing you again soon !

Responded On Sunday, 25 November 2018
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Visited On Friday, 16 November 2018

Always good service

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Thank you Anabelle for taking the time to leave us with your feedback. We look forward to seeing you again soon.

Responded On Sunday, 25 November 2018
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Visited On Wednesday, 14 November 2018

Great service and delicious food

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Thanks Rebecca, we are glad you love the new menu as much as we do ! Look forward to seeing you again soon.

Responded On Sunday, 25 November 2018
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Visited On Monday, 12 November 2018

Disappointed the stone grill has gone. Mains took an age to come out even though the restaurant was only 20-25% full. Overall a good dining experience.

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Visited On Saturday, 03 November 2018

I had the chicken burger with dorito shell. It added no flavour to the chicken, which was very dry and flavourless. Without the burger sauce the meat would be inedible. Another diner at my table said her salmon meal was drenched in too much oil. Also the water had a very ‘chemical’ taste to it b

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Visited On Saturday, 13 October 2018

Brought my friend over from Melbourne here for a Bottomless Brunch. Amazing food & service.. and bevvys!

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Visited On Monday, 22 October 2018

Food was excellent; ....and we are all VERY demanding! Service matched the food. Thank you. David Stannard.

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Visited On Monday, 15 October 2018

Thank you for accommodating my son's allergies.

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Visited On Thursday, 11 October 2018

Delicious food, great location & ambience, and friendly service. Highly recommended restaurant. We had a great time, thank you

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Visited On Tuesday, 09 October 2018

An excellent all round experience

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Visited On Sunday, 02 September 2018

Great Father’s Day meal was tasty and service was great :)

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Visited On Sunday, 02 September 2018

Nice space however due to trouble on your site there was a double booking so we had to wait a bit for a table But were lucky a group was leaving. The guy was apologetic and explained a problem with your booking engine. Was a wait of approx 45-50mins for our food - understand it was Father’s Day and busy however no one advised of a delay. Also once the food arrived 2 of the 7 meals were cold. Nice place may come back again and hope for a better experience.

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Visited On Thursday, 30 August 2018

We had a lovely time. Staff were lovely, food was very tasty and they went the extra mile with a dessert candle for my husbands birthday. Fully recommend this place.

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Visited On Saturday, 25 August 2018

Unfortunately, we had to ask twice for Water and extra Dressing even that it was not very busy. Otherwise, we will come again :)

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Visited On Friday, 24 August 2018

Great food, service and drinks

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