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US$11 - US$25
Bar, European, Gastropub, Pub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Reviewed 23 May 2020 via mobile

Really nice atmosphere, friendly staff. Had Steak main and Tuna main. With a side of mash. Great flavours, tuna perfectly cooked. Will definitely return

Date of visit: May 2020
Reviewed 4 March 2020 via mobile

We were staying with family in Howick village who suggested this pub. Nice courtyard to front of building. Free sun cream was a nice touch. Comfortable and spacious bar area. Not too busy when we visited. We ordered sliders (3 mini burgers), portion of wedges...and Katsu chicken. Good range of craft beers. Recommend mac-a three wolves pale ale.More

Date of visit: February 2020
Reviewed 28 December 2019

One of our party of 4 had a great meal, the rack (albeit just 3 chops) of lamb, other not so (the pulled pork and beef burger not great. Thought the pork and beef were going to be separate but the pork was in the...beef patty, my error maybe but a bit odd tasting). Service was at times a bit too keen but overall very good, I guess you would c all this a gastropub rather than a restaurant so overall it was OK but wont be rushing back. Drinks are expensive imho. Went there another time just for drinks and was surprised at cost of a round for 8 of us (over $100).More

Date of visit: December 2019
Reviewed 24 August 2019 via mobile

We had a family celebration here. The Good Home is a well known pub and restaurant in Howick, Auckland. It is warm and friendly and on this occasion we had a party of 10 and were given a secluded nook in the venue, called the...library. There is a children’s menu as well as an adult menu and extensive drinks list. The restaurant serves pizzas as well as tapas, starters and main courses. I had the venison which was cooked to perfection and very tasty. A good spot for a brunch or dinner as a couple or in a family group. Plenty of parking close by. We were here on a Saturday night so it was abuzz with people, but we had space to chat and engage with the people in our party.More

Date of visit: August 2019
Reviewed 1 August 2019

I really feel that I need to write this post as the service at this restaurant has gone downhill. I don't want to make friends there any more as I don't know what to expect. On Tuesday night I went there with friends. In the...beginning, we were offered water and drinks. All good. However, not once did they come to top up the water and I was unable to get their attention. In the end, I got up and found a metal jug with water in it and I filled up our glasses. The staff even saw me do this. Even worse I ended up doing it four times! Not once did they offer any more alcohol to anyone, other than to come to us at about 9 pm to say that it was the final call for drinks from the bar. So disappointing.More

Date of visit: September 2018
Reviewed 12 July 2019

Friday lunch with 12 girls to celebrate a special Birthday. The Good Home did a great job of getting all the meals out at the same time- not easy when there are so many. I picked pan fried fish with a salsa, pesto & tomatoes,...it was delicious. Good selection of wines Mocka was yum but could have been hotter. A fun long lunch.More

Date of visit: July 2019
Reviewed 5 June 2019

I was up here on Saturday night and the bouncer struggled to remove this troublemaker apparently the cops were called never saw them in fact never saw a cop all night even when then troublemaker and his associate got in their car both drunk and...drove off, wont be back.More

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 3 June 2019 via mobile

A great place to go for shared snacks with friends or in our case a quick bite to eat after the movies. A good selection of wines, especially Chardonnay & yum bar snacks - delicious sliders. Warm and cosy on a chilly night

Date of visit: June 2019
Reviewed 8 May 2019

I had my 60th here the other night they really good with the booking prepared the table and food and service was excellent we had a great night will come again try the chocolate bomb for dessert.

Date of visit: May 2019
Reviewed 14 April 2019

We stopped by on the off chance and were luck and hod a lovely light meal, for 6. With excellent home made deserts

Date of visit: April 2019
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  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4
  • Value: 3.5