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The Corner Bar & Restaurant

$$ - $$$, ,
143 Picton Street | Howick, Auckland Central, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
+64 9-534 0592
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  • Excellent68%
  • Very good26%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“tapas” (15 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
“bread” (4 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM Hours
Bar, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
143 Picton Street | Howick, Auckland Central, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

Tucked right down the bottom end of the main drag, this little gem packs some punch. Great food with a menu that changes regularly. Keeping things fresh and new. Great service. Only negative is it is little on the pricey side for the size of...More

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

Been here many times and have also rate in 5 star restaurants around the world. Luke and his team do an amazing job here and I rate them as one of the best in Auckland if not the country. Sean's bar and grill, jervois steak...More

Thank David B
Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

We are a family of four and had dinner here on a Saturday night whilst visiting Auckland. What a sensational menu! There wasn’t a dud item at all. While the servings were small, the taste more than made up for it. But the real stars...More

Thank Richard M
Reviewed 4 March 2018 via mobile

Stumbled across this place whilst looking for a quick meal before a movie. The service was quick and friendly despite it being quite busy. We were told that the place served only tapas and advised us how we might order. The dishes we chose were...More

Thank Binkynz
Reviewed 4 February 2018

This is a small bar and restaurant in central Howick, Auckland. Great for a meet-up with friends during the the day or after work. The small plates menu is great but watch out how you order the special offer or you will be presented with...More

Thank MuzzNZ
Luke O, Owner at The Corner Bar & Restaurant, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi There, This is clearly a mistake on our part. We offer our small plate deal in good faith and always try to have the customer pay for the meal which makes the deal best for them and not us. We have not done this...More

Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend my favourite place in Howick, awesome tapas and atmosphere. Best venue for night out in Howick. You guys are awesome, keep up the great work 👍🥂❤️

Thank Peppy2015
Reviewed 14 December 2017

I have eaten at "The Corner Bar" in the main street of Howick on a number of occasions and enjoyed that pleasure again last week prior to seeing a movie. It was a warm Saturday night and the bar was busy but this did not...More

Thank Kenneth S
Reviewed 19 November 2017

Great food backed up with a great wine and beer list, totally happy with this dining experience. We will be back!

Thank Sp8sm8
Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

I would have given it a 5 but the Bratwurst was advertised as having horseradish aioli and came out with that and ketchup (or tomato sauce depending on where you're from). I detest ketchup and when I complained nothing was offered to try and fix...More

Thank sscoulter
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This place is always busy and that should tell you something. Some nights people are actually huddled round barrels outside in the cold because there are no tables left inside. Great place for a drink and interesting menu for tapas style food. Perfectly suited for...More

Thank GRainham
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$27
Bar, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
Drinks, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards
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Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 10:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
12:00 PM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 143 Picton Street | Howick, Auckland Central, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-534 0592
  • E-mail
Located on the corner of Picton & Cook Street, The Corner is a casual Howick Bar & Reataurant, open Lunch, Afternoon & Night, serving Tapas style dining with a focus on service & quality.
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