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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 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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Visited On Thursday, 10 May 2018

Staff were brilliant and food delicious as aplays!

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Visited On Tuesday, 08 May 2018

Very nice experience, will go next time

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

We all had something different from the menu, pork belly, chicken, lamb and fish and chips was all amazing! All meat dishes were cooked perfectly! Nothing was over cooked or dry it was delicious. The staff were friendly and very welcoming too. Will definitely be back!

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Visited On Friday, 04 May 2018

Great dinner at Basalt...stone grill beautifully presented and the sides were lovely...other dishes were lamb...gorgeous, sous vide chicken....melt in the mouth, and the vegetables and accompaniments were simply delicious! Was always good there but kind of basic, definitely much more contemporary now and all the better for it! :)

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Visited On Saturday, 31 March 2018

Amazing food, great customer service as well and an overall good vibe in the restaurant as well. Had a great time, will be back again no doubt :)

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 March 2018

I attended the Monteiths beer and canape tasting night. It was a present for my dad for his birthday. We both had such a great night. I thought it was absolutly excellent value for money and the whole event far exceeded my expectations. As someone who isnt to found of beer I really enjoyed it and even found out I do actually like some beers. The food was so yummy! The host was a funny knowledgable and friendly guy and the staff were very lovely. Would recommed this event to people as its a fun night.

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 March 2018

Liam always looks after us he is an awesome bartender :-)

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Visited On Saturday, 10 March 2018

Staff were incredibly helpful and polite. They were genuinely interested in helping make our function comfortable and enjoyable for everyone. Thank you so much.

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Visited On Friday, 23 February 2018

Staff are always kind and friendly

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Visited On Sunday, 25 February 2018

Bar had run out of diet coke/coke zero and a couple of wines by the glass when we tried to order

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Visited On Saturday, 24 February 2018

Very satisfied

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Visited On Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Basalt is a local favorite of mine. Always a lovely evening with service food and atmosphere.

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Visited On Tuesday, 20 February 2018

Food was delicious & service was exceptional! Thank you so much! Bit noisy, but nice to see restaurant so full!! Judy Knott

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Visited On Wednesday, 14 February 2018

Hard to judge on this occasion, I had to cancel in the end but did not receive confirmation

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Visited On Sunday, 11 February 2018

Lovely place for brunch. Staff extremely attentive.

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Visited On Saturday, 10 February 2018

Had the Duck breast . Very disappointed with the size of the portion - 2 slices for $32!

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Visited On Thursday, 08 February 2018

Great meal and service!

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