Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

The heart of Howick for over 10 years, Basalt has become our locals’ home away from home.

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Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

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Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

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Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

The heart of Howick for over 10 years, Basalt has become our locals’ home away from home.

Book your spot here

Can You Conquer The Curry Club?

Basalt

Spice up your life this August with the JOYLAB CURRY CLUB - the hottest club in Auckland.

Learn More

Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

Looking for a spot to host your event? Check out our covered rooftop bar, overlooking the water with your favourite people, beers, and bites.

Check out our event spaces here

Gastropub, Howick

Basalt

Want $1 back for every $10 you spend? Earn and redeem Joylab Rewards Dollars in our network of 20+ bars, pubs and restaurants across Auckland.

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  • 127 Picton Street
  • Howick
  • Auckland
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  • 09 533 0081
  • Hours
  • Sunday - Wednesday: 11.30am - 9pm
  • Thursday & Friday: 11.30am - late
  • Saturday: 11am - late

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 Praveen, chief joybringer at Basalt.

Food Grade - A

Menu

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  • Starters
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  • Baked Sourdough
  • garlic butter 12.0 V
  • Triple-Cooked Orange Kumara
  • kale chips, maple syrup, chilli sour cream 17.9 V/GF
  • Calamari
  • sesame & chilli salt, aioli 18.9 DF/GFA
  • Cauliflower & Lemon Arancini
  • truffle aioli 16.9 V
  • Karaage Chicken
  • kewpie mayo, bulldog sauce 19.9 DF/GFA
  • Salt-baked Beetroot
  • spiced almond, butternut pumpkin, goat cheese 16.5 V/GF
  • BBQ Prawns
  • pickled lemon salsa verde 22.0 GFA
  • Hot ‘n Spicy Octopus
  • hot chilli & spice butter, green herb & lime sauce 22.0 GF
  • Black Pepper Brisket
  • onion, cress, fried bread 19.9
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  • Pork Bites
  • ginger caramel, chilli, peanuts, kaffir lime 19.0 GF
  • Calzone
  • spinach, feta, zucchini, capsicum 22.5 V
  • Crispy chicken nibble
  • Frank's hot sauce OR BBQ 17.9
  • Smashed Mini Burgers
  • (2) Blackstar beef, coleslaw, cheese, pickle, bacon, aioli 16.5 OR fish, coleslaw, pickle, aioli 18.0
  • Chicken OR Fish Taco
  • sweet corn salsa, pickled onion, coriander 18.9
  • Prawn Dumplings
  • (4) ponzu 14.0
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  • SIDES
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  • Fries
  • aioli 9.5 V/GF
  • Beer Battered Fries
  • 11.0
  • Crispy Onion Rings
  • secret sauce 11.0 V
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  • PLATTERS
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  • Big Basalt Platter
  • calamari, chicken nibbles, pork bites, octopus, baked bread 59.0
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  • MAINS
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  • Truffle Mushroom Risotto
  • field & button mushrooms, herbs, mascarpone 24.5 V/GF ADD duck 8.0
  • Spiced Eggplant
  • charred capsicum, pine nuts, goat cheese, crispy kale 28.9 V/GF
  • Chicken Fettuccine
  • chicken, bacon, mushroom, onions, cream sauce 25.9
  • Sirloin & Chips
  • red wine jus OR mushroom sauce 41.5 ADD egg 2.0 | BBQ prawn 4.0ea GFA
  • Seared Duck Breast
  • butternut pumpkin purée, shiitake mushroom, black rice risotto, red wine jus 41.9 GF
  • Pan-fried Snapper
  • cauliflower arancini, lemon butter edamame, vegetable pickle, dill emulsion 40.9 GFA
  • Eye Fillet
  • butterbean purée, slow cooked zucchini, red wine jus 45.5 DFA/GF
  • Fried Chicken Burger
  • baby cos, cheese, pickles, herb dressing, fries 27.5 GFA+2.0
  • * * *
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  • Fish ‘n Chips
  • garden salad, tartare sauce, lemon SMALL 19.5 LARGE 28.5 GFA
  • Pork Belly
  • crushed celeriac, pickled mustard seeds, jus 32.9 GF
  • Wagyu Beef Burger
  • bacon, pickles, Swiss cheese, aioli, fries 27.5 GFA+2.0
  • Falafel Bowl
  • roast cauliflower, saffron rice, kale, fried chickpeas, sunflower seeds, tahini dressing 25.9 V/DF/GF ADD chicken 6.0
  • Smoked Chicken Salad
  • crispy noodles, avocado, mixed leaves, red onion, almonds, mango dressing 24.9 DF/GFA
  • Spaghetti Bolognaise
  • aged parmesan 20.0
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  • PIZZA
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  • Margherita
  • cherry tomato, basil 24.5 V
  • Meat Lovers
  • bacon, salami, chicken, lamb, BBQ sauce 27.9
  • Chicken & Bacon
  • onion, capsicum, baby spinach, ranch dressing 26.5
  • Puttanesca
  • tomato, black olive, zucchini, tomato sauce 23.5 V
  • Chicken & Chorizo
  • pine nuts, basil 24.5
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  • DESSERT
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  • Vanilla Brûlée
  • 13.5 GF
  • Toffee Apple Skillet Pudding
  • apple caramel, mascarpone 13.9
  • Warm Chocolate Torte Black Doris
  • plum, crème fraîche ice cream 13.9 GF
  • Banana Doughnuts
  • dulce, chocolate, espresso cream 13.5
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  • KIDS MEALS
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  • Spaghetti Bolognaise
  • aged parmesan 14.5
  • Chicken Fettuccine
  • bacon, cream sauce 15.5
  • Fried Chicken
  • fries, dipping sauce 14.0 DF/GFA
  • Fish ‘n Chips
  • tartare sauce 14.0 DF/GFA
  • Cheeseburger
  • beef pattie, cheese, fries 14.5 GFA
  • Chicken & Veggies
  • grilled chicken, jus 15.9 DF/GFA
  • Fries
  • tomato sauce 9.5 V/GF
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  • KIDS TREATS
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  • Chocolate Brownie
  • ice cream, chocolate sauce 7.0
  • Ice Cream Sundae
  • 7.0 GF
  • Cookie Skillet
  • dulce, chocolate sauce, ice cream 10.0
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  • Please click the 'Download Menu' button above to see our beverage menu
 
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