Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

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Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

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  • 127 Picton Street
  • Howick
  • Auckland
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  • 09 533 0081
  • Hours
  • Sunday: 10am - 10pm
  • Mon - Wed: 12pm - 10pm
  • Thurs - Fri: 12pm - 11.30pm
  • Saturday: 10am - 11.30pm

Pay homage to one of the original Monteith's bars in Auckland at Basalt, the gem of Howick Village. Plant yourself on a sun-drenched corner at the rooftop bar, overlooking the water with your favourite people, beers, and bites. With a recipe for joy in hand, Basalt is a no-brainer that’s just walking distance away.

Say g'day to Rob, chief joybringer at Basalt.

Menu

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  • BITES
  • Basalt Garlic Bread
  • peanuts, toasted sunflower & pumpkin seeds 8.5 V
  • Salt & Pepper Squid
  • mung beans, crispy noodles, toasted peanuts, lime chilli dressing | small 15.9 | large 22.5 DF
  • Steamed Mussels
  • garlic & chilli white wine cream sauce, toasted ciabatta | small 19.5 | large 26.0
  • Seared Scallops
  • sweet potato purée, maple & ginger roasted Brussels sprouts, bacon crumb, EVOO 19.5 GF
  • Clam Chowder
  • speck crumb, toasted ciabatta & seaweed butter 16.9
  • Baked Camembert
  • lavosh crackers, honey roasted nuts 20.5 GFA/V
  • Vege Koftas
  • smoked tomato purée, coriander, carrot & sultana salad 12.5 DF/GF/V/VE
  • Smoked Fish Cakes
  • caper mayo, red wine reduction 13.9 DF
  • Tacos 16.5 ea
  • chicken, pineapple & chilli salsa
  • battered prawn, kewpie mayo, pickled ginger
  • crispy tofu, adobo chutney
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  • DRAGON BABIES
  • Szechuan Spiced Tofu
  • ginger caramel, lime, chilli 15.5 V/VE
  • Karaage Chicken
  • kewpie mayo, maple chilli BBQ sauce, spring onion 15.5 DF/GF
  • Popcorn Prawns
  • tempura battered, chilli mayo 17.0 DF
  • Shiitake Gyoza
  • black bean, peanut & maple dipping sauce 11.9 V/VE
  • Prawn & Ginger Dumplings
  • ponzu dipping sauce, fried ginger & shallot 11.9
  • Spicy Bao
  • pork belly OR tofu, pickled cucumber, coriander, chutney 10.5
  • Pork Belly Bites
  • ginger caramel, kaffir lime,capsicum, toasted peanuts 16.5
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  • SIDES
  • Agria Potato Fries 8.5
  • Beer Battered Fries 7.5
  • Steamed Seasonal Veges 8.5
  • Garden Salad 7.5
  • Mini Caesar Salad 8.5
  • BRUNCH | until 5pm-ish
  • Omelette Of The Day
  • 15.5
  • Eggs Benny
  • toasted muffin split, spinach, streaky bacon, poached free range eggs, hollandaise 16.9
  • Chorizo Mish-Mash
  • crushed potato, caramelised onion, spinach, poached eggs 16.9
  • Chai Spiced French Toast
  • grilled bobby banana, maple syrup 15.5 V | add bacon 4.0
  • Big Breakast
  • eggs any style, streaky bacon, hash brown, Awhi Farms Angus beef sausage, mushroom, toasted ciabatta 25.5
  • Basalt Corn Fritters
  • garden salad, crispy bacon, sour cream, tomato relish 15.5
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  • CLASSICS
  • Fish & Chips
  • beer battered OR pan-fried, fries, garden salad, house made tartare sauce | small 16.5 | large 25.9
  • Smoked Tomato Rigatoni
  • basil, parmesan, baby spinach, crispy bacon, chicken | small 15.5 | large 22.9 V
  • Blackstar Sirloin
  • 200g carrot & parsnip mash OR fries, red wine jus OR béarnaise sauce OR mushroom & pepper sauce 29.9
  • Slow Cooked Madras Beef Cheek
  • curry sauce, charred greens, peanuts, spring onion | small 18.5 | large 28.9 GF
  • Pomegranate Braised Lamb Shank
  • Paris mash, steamed seasonal veges 27.9 GF
  • Bourbon BBQ Pork Ribs
  • fries, aioli slaw 27.9 GF/DF
  • Basalt Classic Burger
  • crumbed chicken OR house-made beef patty, lettuce, tomato, crispy bacon, fried egg, cheese, onion rings, aioli, tomato relish, fries 22.9
  • Seared Fish of the Day
  • homemade haricot & chorizo bean stew, green pea & parmesan pesto 33.5
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  • SALADS
  • Red Energy
  • beetroot, maple spiced kumara, toasted seeds, soaked sultanas, grilled red pepper, tamari dressing 19.9 DF/GF/V/VE
  • Basalt Smoked Chicken
  • mesclun, toasted almonds, crispy noodles, red onion, mango dressing 20.9 DF
  • Classic Caesar
  • baby cos, crispy bacon, croutons, poached egg, anchovy, Caesar dressing 19.9 | add chicken 23.9
  • Tart of the Day
  • Chantilly cream 13.5
  • Baked Vanilla Cheesecake
  • lemon macerated berries, cream 13.5
  • Dark Chocolate Torte
  • cream, shaved chocolate 13.5
  • S’mores Sundae
  • vanilla & chocolate ice cream, crushed honeyed graham crackers, marshmallow cream, chocolate fudge sauce, cream 13.5
  • BRUNCH
  • Eggs Benedict
  • hash browns, poached free range egg, bacon, hollandaise 11.5
  • Chai French Toast
  • bacon, banana, maple syrup 11.5
  • Kiwi Kid's Breakfast
  • free range egg any style, hash browns, bacon, toast 11.5
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  • MAINS
  • Fish & Chips
  • battered OR grilled, crispy chips, garden salad 11.5
  • Grilled Chicken Fillet
  • mixed vegetables 11.9
  • Beef Burger
  • cheese, tomato, lettuce, crispy fries 11.5
  • Chicken Burger
  • crumbed, bacon, tomato, lettuce, crispy fries 11.5
  • Kids Chicken Tacos
  • cos lettuce, lemon mayo 11.5
  • Chicken & Bacon Rigatoni
  • creamy cheese sauce 11.9
  • Beef Skewers
  • garden salad or sautéed greens, mash 15.9
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  • DESSERT
  • Ice Cream Clown
  • chocolate OR vanilla ice cream, marshmallows, chocolate fish 3.0
  • Ice Cream Sundae
  • chocolate flake, chopped nuts, whipped cream, chocolate sauce 6.0
  • Tap Beer & Cider
  • Heineken | Tuatara | Export 33 | Tiger
  • MONTEITH'S - Golden Lager | Original Ale | Beacon Pilsner | Radler | Pointers Pale Ale | The Barber Lager | Batch-Brewed Highway IPA | Batch-Brewed Patriot APA | Crushed Apple Cider
  • Pitchers
  • Monteith's beer & cider range | Tuatara | Tiger Tower
  • Bottled Beer
  • Heineken | Tiger Crystal | Sol | Desperados | Monteith's Summer Ale | Monteith's Black
  • MONTEITH'S BATCH BREWED BOTTLE SERIES - Doppleblock | Double Hopped IPA | West Coaster IPA | Patriot APA | Velvet Stout
  • Bottled Cider
  • Monteith's Crushed Pear | Monteith's Dark Fruit | Rekorderling Range | Crabbie's Alcoholic Ginger Beer
  • Lower Alcohol Beer & Cider
  • Heineken 0.0% | Heineken Light 2.5% | Amstel Light 2.5% | Monteith's Lightly Crushed Apple Cider 2.8% | Export Citrus 2.0% Lemon / Grapefruit / Lime & Ginger
  • COCKTAILS
  • Sangria
  • Red OR white | elderflower, mixed fruit, lemonade 12.0 / 30.0 1L Sharing jug
  • Pimms Cooler
  • Pimms liqueur, mixed fruit, lemonade 12.0
  • Bloody Mary
  • Vladivar vodka, spiced tomato juice 12.0
  • The Red Skin
  • Sailor Jerry Spiced rum, raspberry, berries, lemonade 13.0
  • Peach Bellini
  • De Bortoli prosecco, peach liqueur, fresh peach 13.0
  • Fruju
  • Absolute Peach vodka, pomegranate syrup, apple juice, lime juice, Red Bull 16.0
  • Lychee Bomb
  • Lychee liqueur, raspberry vodka, berry syrup, peach Monin, lime, soda 16.0
  • Classic Cosmopolitan
  • Broken Shed vodka, Cointreau, lime, cranberry, orange 16.0
  • Passionfruit Daiquiri
  • Santiago de Cuba Blanca rum, peach liqueur, passionfruit pulp, lime, apple juice 16.0
  • Singapore Sling
  • Sloe gin, Cointreau Blood Orange, cranberry juice 19.0
  • Citron Crushed Margarita
  • Patron Citronge, Cointreau, lime 19.0 / 45.0 1L Sharing jug
  • Espresso Martini
  • Broken Shed vodka, butterscotch schnapps, Kahlua, espresso coffee 19.0
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  • Non-Alcoholic
  • Elderflower Cooler | Mint & Cucumber Collins | Strawberry Mint Fizz | Peach & Passion Fizz | Pomegranate Sour | Virgin Pina Colada | Thirst Smoothies | Iced Tea
  • Refreshments
  • Lemonade | Coke | Coke Zero | Ginger Ale | Fanta | Lift | Ginger Beer | Tonic | Soda Water | Bunderberg Ginger Beer | Red Bull
  • Juice
  • Orange | Apple | Pineapple | Feijoa Juice | Grapefruit | Cranberry | Tomato | Spiced Tomato Juice | Spirulina
  • Antipodes Sparkling & Still Mineral Water 500ml
  • After Dinner
  • Dow’s Fine Tawny Port | Dow’s 10YO Port Brookfield’s Late Harvest Viognier
  • Champagne
  • Mumm Grand Cordon
  • Sparkling
  • Deutz Marlborough Cuvee | Brancott Estate Brut Cuvee | Brancott Estate Sparkling Sauvignon Blanc | Veuve du Vernay Rosé | Gancia Dry Prosecco DOC | De Bortoli Prosecco | Jacob’s Creek Prosecco Spritz
  • Sauvignon Blanc
  • Straw Island | Montana Festival Block | Babydoll | Sileni Estate Selection Straits | Villa Maria Private Bin
  • Chardonnay
  • Straw Island | Montana Festival Block | Mills Reef Estate | Hunter's | Villa Maria Cellar Selection
  • Aromatics
  • Straw Island Pinot Gris | Montana Festival Block Pinot Gris | Babydoll Pinot Gris | Waimea Estate Nelson Pinot Gris | Man O'War Estate Paradise Pinot Gris | Yealands Estate Single Vineyard Pinot Gris | Saving Grace Riesling
  • Rosé
  • Straw Island | Babydoll | Oyster Bay | Arrogant Frog Pink Syrah | SOHO Pink Sheep
  • Pinot Noir
  • Montana Festival Block | Babydoll | Wild Grace | Rabbit Ranch | SOHO McQueen
  • Merlot / Cabernet
  • Straw Island | Oyster Bay | Montana Festival Block Merlot Cab | Waimea Estate Nelson Cab Franc Syrah | Jacob's Creek Double Barrel Cab Sav
  • Shiraz / Syrah
  • Mills Reef Estate Syrah | Barossa Valley Estate GSM | Jacob's Creek Double Barrel Shiraz
  • Low Alcohol
  • Brancott Flight Sauvignon Blanc 9% | Brancott Flight Pinot Gris 9% | Brancott Flight Rosé 9%
  • Dessert
  • Late Harvest Viognier
 
Basalt Sessions

We're showcasing local and international talent at our Basalt Sessions every Thursday night at our rooftop bar. Check our What's On section to find out the latest!

 

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