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The Prospect of Howick

Corner Picton Street & Uxbridge Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 2145, New Zealand
+64 9-534 3199
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  • Excellent12%
  • Very good49%
  • Average12%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible6%
13 Sep 2018
“Was looking forward to eating here”
31 Dec 2017
“Good pub food ”
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Bar, Pub
Corner Picton Street & Uxbridge Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 2145, New Zealand
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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

My elderly Mum, sister my wife and i arrived at approx 6.45 our dinner arrived at 8.30, we orderd drinks those arrived, were never offered another, no apology for the late meal, no questions when the account was paid, did u enjoy your meal, apologies...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Creel2014
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Nothing not to like about the good old prospect of howick the food is consistent the staff are helpful and friendly. (Even dear old barry) and the place is amazingly clean. Underrated in reviews a must to try.

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank DavidB22370
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Not knowing this area at all, we popped in here on a recommendation of a local, and were happy with the decision. The meals were good standard fare (was unhappy that it was "Ribs Night" and they ran out of ribs), and came out pretty...More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Pat B
Reviewed 14 March 2017

...first time here. a good beer cannot save a poor kitchen. the speed of serving cannot save the poor food. they call themselves 'the good home' or 'the prospect'... there is no prospect, i will never go back for food there. colleagues, change your cook....More

Date of visit: March 2017
Thank Shavlick
Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

The food is absent of flavour, it used to be pub grub with a twist of flare and flavour, now it's just pub grub. There is little sets this place apart from any other in Howick, it's gradually lost its appeal and become generic. Please...More

Date of visit: November 2016
Thank Monique-of-Auckland
Reviewed 8 October 2016 via mobile

Visited this venue last Wednesday and we were very happy with the service and food quality. Restaurant has a nice ambience.

Date of visit: October 2016
Thank Pokeno8
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Lovely atmosphere for all sections of local community to have a drink. Didn't eat so can't comment on food this time.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank JudyCTrip
Reviewed 26 July 2016

My husband and i went for a meal here recently. The waitress was attentive to our needs and the meals were above expectation. Generous servings and to make it worthwhile, we were given our desserts or free.

Date of visit: July 2016
Thank Fiona M
Reviewed 29 June 2016

called in for Pizza one night with the kids, was pretty good, had a deal Pizza and pint $25. Now have Guinness on tap.

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank longhaultraveller2
Reviewed 16 June 2016

Really terrible food. Sloppy, gloopy sauces. Very artificial tasting. My young son would crawl over dead bodies for pizza but he couldn't eat more than 2 slices. So much sauce squirted over it, the chorizo was very chewy. For the prices, this is NOT a...More

Date of visit: June 2016
Thank 267helenai
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Bar, Pub
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups
Open Hours
10:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
11:00 - 01:00
10:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Corner Picton Street & Uxbridge Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 2145, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-534 3199
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