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Basalt

RR - RRR, European,
127 Picton Street, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
+64 9-533 0081
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Overview
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average10%
  • Poor10%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“brunch” (8 reviews)
“steak” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 - 23:00 Hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
PRICE
RR - RRR
RATINGS
Service
Food
Value
Atmosphere
LOCATION
127 Picton Street, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 113 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Basalt are celebrating 15 years in business right now. I have been a regular here since the day it opened. Amazingly practically every staff member that they have employed have been very good. It must be due to Gavin and Shanes selections. The current staff...More

Thank travellingkiwi57
Basalt127, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you Mike for your kind words ! We try hard to exceed Gavin and Shanes expectations and provide a great experience for everyone who joins us here at basalt ! We appreciate your loyalty and presence in our bar, our local would be the...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018 via mobile

Went back to Basalt for the first time in a year or so. Caught a movie first then went on for a meal. Very disappointed - food was average, service was awful (slow, brought the wrong drinks for both of us) and the prices are...More

Thank Bokkiwinz
Reviewed 23 May 2018

We booked a group of 40 people for a work lunch, they created a set menu for us, were flexible,worked within our budget and the staff were incredibly friendly as they served us all. They catered well to all of the requirements in our group...More

Thank Sam G
Ashleigh M, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 24 May 2018

Thanks for your five star review Sam! Your group was wonderful to entertain and i'm glad you all had an enjoyable experience here at Basalt ! We look forward to seeing you all again, Cheers Ashleigh.

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Basalt on Picton street is very nice Came here just r drinks....but decided to have a meal too very nice casual pub food Good menu Nice drinks menu Great vibe Very friendly staff

Thank Brycee10
Basalt127, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 3 May 2018

Thanks for your great review Brycee ! We pride ourselves on giving everyone a great experience and were glad you enjoyed it ! See you next time you return !

Reviewed 25 April 2018

The family had the Angus Steak meals and we all enjoyed our meals. The steak cooked perfectly to our tastes. The service was fantastic. Alley served us and there was never any lack of service the entire meal. The water was regularly filled, plates cleared...More

Thank thesteeles2018
Ashleigh M, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thank you for your amazing review! We love to hear Ali took care of you, and you enjoyed your experience at basalt. We look forward to seeing you many more times to come !

Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

Went for drinks decided to try the food so glad we did. Great food, pork belly and chicken where cooked perfectly, presentation of food excellent. Down stairs bar was very relaxing. Great service, friendly staff No complains 😄More

Thank lisa m
Ashleigh M, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 30 April 2018

Thanks for taking the time to leave us with your great review Lisa ! We are glad to hear you enjoyed our menu and appreciated the work the chefs do in making your dinner look delicious. We look forward to seeing you when you join...More

Reviewed 7 April 2018

A party of us were there, I ordered the chicken burger. Took a long time despite the place not being full of guests. Fries were not cooked, cold in the middle, chicken was so over cooked that I literally could not bite through it. I...More

Thank Neil R
Basalt127, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Hello Neil, I'm sorry to hear about your experience at Basalt. Apologies for the wait on your main meal, there were people in your party who started with entrees which caused a wait on main meals. I'm sorry you returned your burger, we hold ourselves...More

Reviewed 8 March 2018

Basalt was great. Went for a couple of drinks and we ended up getting some food, the broccoli cheese balls were just divine! The service and bartenders were great. Will definitely be coming here again.

Thank jordynbald
Basalt127, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Jordyn, Thank you for taking the time to give us such a postive review. The broccoli and cheese balls are always a winner when getting some nibbles. See you on your next visit. Cheers, Kezia

Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

Great atmosphere and food. Good drinks and service from Jodi. Enjoyed the broccoli cheese balls. Definitely recommend

Thank Celia T
Basalt127, Manager at Basalt, responded to this reviewResponded 2 April 2018

Hi Celia, Thank you for your feedback. It's nice to hear that you had a great experience with us and that Jodi delivered great service, I will pass on your compliments.Hope to see you again soon Thanks, Kezia

Reviewed 21 February 2018

Booked an early table as we had two kids and a baby dining with us on a school night. Service was not good, took ages for the drinks to arrive and then even longer for both the shared bread entrees and then the mains. We...More

Thank Estthebest
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Television, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
09:00 - 23:00
Monday
12:00 - 23:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 23:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 23:00
Thursday
12:00 - 23:00
Friday
12:00 - 23:00
Saturday
10:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 127 Picton Street, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Howick
  • Phone Number: +64 9-533 0081
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