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The Bluestone Room

#340 of 1,656 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub
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9-11 Durham East Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-302 0930
15:00 - 01:00
Open now
All hours
Sun 15:00 - 22:00
Mon - Wed 11:30 - 00:00
Thu - Fri 11:30 - 01:00
Sat 15:00 - 01:00
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115 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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47 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

Winter Xmas function. They were meant to provide food for a two hour function. Snacks provided in first half hour, then nothing ! Absolutely shocking. Clearly there agenda was to make money from the booze and not provide much in the way of food. Only after much complaining did they begrudgingly supply a handful of deep fried rubbish - do... More 

Thank drdfc
Bluestone R, Manager at The Bluestone Room, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for your time to submit your feedback on TripAdvisor. Would you be so kind to elaborate a little bit more as to what function you are referring to? We run a very busy function venue so without this information I am unable to investigate this further. Please also take into consideration that we provide food & beverage... More 

Auckland, New Zealand
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70 reviews
24 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016 via mobile

I like the pub for its Victorian decor and wood and stone aesthetic. The chips were fabulous but I really didn't eat in there. It has a nice atmosphere with a good mix of people.

Thank sophie9709
Hamilton, New Zealand
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96 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 July 2016 via mobile

Been here many times but not for a while. Although I thought the menus was great and the chicken meal I had was excellent with vine tomatoes, ricotta cheese and smashed potatoes. Good Monteiths beer and great selection of other drinks.

Thank Shane H
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123 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 June 2016 via mobile

Popped in for a couple of beets early on a Saturday evening. Lovely atmosphere, friendly service. Great app for song selection too! Wouldn't hesitate to go back next time we're in town.

Thank Antarisha
Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 June 2016

Been here a number of times and the food is always great - huge meals that taste amazing and are reasonably priced. I had the steak recently, which is massive. For $25 it was huge, came with lots of sauce, eggs and chips. Really good value. The place is often busy, but never seems too crowded and the atmosphere is... More 

Thank Kiwi_guy2323
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171 reviews
94 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2016 via mobile

Supposed to be one of the oldest pubs around... It even had a well. No. Really. Good food. Good service. Good drinks. That's 3 Yes' from me.

Thank Aklguy
Auckland, New Zealand
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25 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 June 2016 via mobile

Excellent lunch venue any day of the week. Food is of a consistently good standard, good specials for regulars. Always some nice stuff to peruse on the blackboards. Love the walls, feel like I'm somewhere fabulous, that whole bluestone and wood interior, and not just down a back alley in the CBD.

Thank degreesbelowzero_36
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55 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016

arrived at 10pm following dinner to be told the bar was closing early with already a few patrons in...we decided on a quick drink anyway... but the staff not only tried to charge us for extra drinks we didn't have but then got rather snippy as we were in no rush to leave before 11am. There was no explanation for... More 

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110 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016 via mobile

Nice place to stop for nicer pub food than you think a pub should have. Beer selection is about average, mixed drink selection is average. A bit hard to find but worth the effort to find.

Thank Rex-N-Rolls
New Plymouth, New Zealand
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18 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 April 2016

I was here for a conference and it was a great venue for it. The staff were professional, the food was great, the venue was excellent and the facilities for the conference were perfect.

Thank TanyaFarrant

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$13 - US$21
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Bar Scene
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
15:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Durham East Street, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-302 0930
The Bluestone Room is situated in the oldest commercial building in Auckland. Combining the character of a superbly restored heritage building with modern craft beer and a gastro pub menu. The Bluestone Room contains a downstairs restaurant and bar area open to the public seven days and a private upstairs premium function venue with the ability to host a range of functions including, private shows, weddings, corporate functions & conferences, private parties and more.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?