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The Bluestone Room Restaurant

#280 of 1,808 Restaurants in Auckland
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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9-11 Durham Street East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-302 0930
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Today
11:30 - 00:00
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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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Tauranga, New Zealand
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252 reviews
184 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked dinner at this restaurant not knowing anything about it and I am glad I did. I say this because, when we found it hidden in down a side street off Queen St the place seemed a bit rough (with a bouncer outside and tables for smokers). Once we were inside though things were vastly different. This is a... More 

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Thank TeamIan
Hervey Bay, Australia
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60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This would be the first time that I was asked to surrender my credit card to obtain drinks and a meal. The apologetic wait staff explained that because of "runners" this was the establishments policy. I explained that because of previous card skimming problems I was reluctant to do this. He returned the card when I offered to pay by... More 

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Thank Macaranga
BluestoneRoom, Public Relations Manager at The Bluestone Room, responded to this review

Hello Macaranga. We received your survey card and appreciate the feedback. It has always been the policy of The Bluestone Room to ask for a credit card if items are not paid for at the time of ordering, such is the practice of many other establishments. Admittedly we have been a lot more relaxed when it comes to diners tabs... More 

Midland, Texas
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92 reviews
49 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

The Bluestone Room may be a bit hidden away but is a great spot to find. The food is outstanding and happy hour beer prices are icing on the cake. I had the steak which was wonderful and not typical pub fare. It is definitely a locals pub due to the hidden location but worth a search. The building is... More 

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Thank Bizzy_livin
Hamilton, New Zealand
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368 reviews
307 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 April 2017

A very cute old style pub just off Queen st very good pub food great drinks list very nice and friendly staff!!

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Thank Brycee10
Ireland
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69 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2017

We booked via first table for a random catch up - we were so impressed with the venue, service, food and staff - all top notch, the steaks were cooked exactly to our requests and the servings where huge - great value for $$, I will certainly be using the venue for functions going forward as they have a huge... More 

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Thank Lynsey M
Perth, Australia
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30 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2017

Its a pub. You get a nice pub meal, a good selection of local beers and friendly service. What more do you want? Oh, and there is a historic well in the floor in front of the bar.

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Thank jcw2001
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9 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
Reviewed 24 March 2017

Visiting Auckland for a few days before our cruise and we asked where a good place was to get a beer and reasonably priced food and were told to right out the back door of our hotel to the Bluestone Room and Brewery which is on side street we were not disappointed. There was a good variety of tap beer... More 

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Thank Bob K
Umina Beach, Australia
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39 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 February 2017

This pub was a very pleasant surprise. It’s comfortable and been done well; the staff were friendly and helpful. On this occasion we were just meeting for a few drinks before dinner elsewhere but each one of us said we’d be back.

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Thank NotMeantToFlyEconomy
Auckland, New Zealand
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100 reviews
50 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 64 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

We had a great first time visit here. Our waiter was amazing (ginger haired chap). He was very busy but managed to get to his tables without fuss and with a good spirit. It was comedy night and that was ok. They needed to turn the music down or off sooner to hear the early comedians. The food was a... More 

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Thank xantheonix
Auckland, New Zealand
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30 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 February 2017 via mobile

Great lunch place, busy & friendly. Great to visit a bar with a good wine selection and the staff are conversant with the characteristics of your chosen sup - not feeling like an upselling, genuine great advice.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$12 - US$21
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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
Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
15:00 - 22:00
Monday
11:30 - 00:00
Tuesday
11:30 - 00:00
Wednesday
11:30 - 00:00
Thursday
11:30 - 01:00
Friday
11:30 - 01:00
Saturday
15:00 - 01:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 9-11 Durham Street East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland Region  >  Auckland
  • Phone Number: +64 9-302 0930
Description
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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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?