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Basalt

127 Picton Street, Howick, New Zealand
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Opening Information

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 Saturday, 11 August 2018

Great team and experience overall. Definitely recommended.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 August 2018

Really great meal food was gorgeous

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Visited On Tuesday, 31 July 2018

We enjoyed the evening, food was good. A little long between mains and dessert but mainly because we had two older people with us who were ready to head home.

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Visited On Monday, 23 July 2018

This was the first time I have been to Basalt for a meal, my daughter and son-in-law have been numerous times and have always said it is great. I endorse what they say, the waitress we had was very attentive and lovely, the food was amazing, just couldn't fault anything. Will definitely be back, was a pleasure to dine there.

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Visited On Wednesday, 18 July 2018

Service was great!!! Waitress was 10/10 and went out of her way to help us. Thanks!

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

Had a great night thank you staff were very friendly and helpful thanks for everything my guests and I had a great time

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Visited On Saturday, 14 July 2018

It was very quiet in the restaurant which meant we were really well looked after by the staff. Food was a little hit and miss - dishes didn’t seem to be equivalent in size, some were massive and others really small.

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Visited On Friday, 13 July 2018

Seems to have lost a bit of atmosphere since we last came :( was full of the purple rinse brigade

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Visited On Friday, 06 July 2018

Thank you for a lovely evening, service and food was exceptional!!

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Visited On Thursday, 05 July 2018

Food good and service very good. All in all, really enjoyable!

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

The service was good but the food was very average with small portions for the price. I expected a lot more.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Everything was perfect, only down side was that the bar was quite noisy. Which is fair, as it was on a Saturday night. But still hindered the dining experience as it was difficult to communicate.

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Visited On Saturday, 30 June 2018

Over all we were very happy with the service and the night went really well. I did think it was a shame that the front staff told our guests not to order and pay when they arrived even thought they I had asked them to ensure everyone ordered and paid as they arrived, and even confirmed it with the staff earlier in the day to make sure they understood what we were expecting. Then we were told before the dinner that about half our guests hadn’t ordered and paid so I needed to go around to ask everyone. Not super great and could easily have been avoided.

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Visited On Thursday, 28 June 2018

Thanks for your hospitality today. It is always a treat to take respite from the cold weather at Basalt over a leisurely lunch. The fire is almost as delicious as the food!

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Visited On Saturday, 23 June 2018

Great ribs, thank you

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Visited On Friday, 22 June 2018

Great food!

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Visited On Saturday, 16 June 2018

Thank you for great service

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Visited On Tuesday, 12 June 2018

Friendly, efficient service & tasty food, we all had a main & the $7 Tuesday sweet treat dessert - excellent lemon meringue pie! I had booked a table & we were seated close to the fire, much appreciated in the wintry weather.

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Visited On Saturday, 09 June 2018

Food, service impeccable. BUT THE lousy blurred screen meant we could not have watched the match, so we came home. We arrived early to perhaps get a table or barstool so that we would get a clear view of the match and there were places available but we were not allowed there. ! So we will not come again if we are forced to sit in that area which could have just been kept for those who did not book. We booked as soon as the ad was placed by you , so feel a bit hosed off. But the food was superb.!

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Visited On Monday, 04 June 2018

Tash was awesome nothing was a problem at suiting our dietary requirements ie the gluten free options Thanks

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Visited On Monday, 04 June 2018

Staff were friendly and attentive and the platter was delish

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Visited On Thursday, 17 May 2018

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 May 2018

Food great value for money and delicious. Drinks a tad expensive, not so good value for money.

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Visited On Sunday, 13 May 2018

Basalt is allways a good experience. Couple of minor hiccups but to be expected on mothers day.

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Visited On Saturday, 12 May 2018

was disappointed when ordering a meal at 32.50 that was supposed to be lamb cutlets that the portion was very minimal at 2. Greatly out of proportion with entrees served. Had you run out???

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