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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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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good25%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“sliders” (7 reviews)
“tapas” (14 reviews)
“scallops” (7 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 AM - 11:45 PMAll hours
Bar, Wine Bar, Gastropub
$$ - $$$
143 Picton Street | Howick, Auckland Central, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 62 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Sp8sm8
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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
Reviewed 15 August 2017

A jewel in the Howick crown. Great vibe, interesting and different food and awesome service. Go-to place for us now

1  Thank Hugeeugie
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Had a light dinner (tapas) and drinks with an old friend last week. He lives nearby and I can see why he recommended the place. Great for a chat with enough space between tables/seats. Beers on tap and bottled, all a good selection. Wines interesting...More

1  Thank KiwiKev2013
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

We met friends for a birthday celebration at the Corner Bar and was excited to finally have an occasion to try this restaurant. It was a very busy restaurant. It was great to have a few drinks outside before our table was ready. The menu...More

1  Thank Levinite70
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Monday was my second time here. The first time was a more opportunistic visit..I just had some sparkling water and a couple of prawn tacos..which were delightful..fresh delicate witha bit of crunch from a small toasted taco. My second visit on Monday 22/5/17 was an...More

Thank Deborah T
Reviewed 27 April 2017

This was the first time I had been to the Corner Bar. My daughter had chosen to go there for her Birthday as she had been several times before. I was pleasantly surprised at how good it was. The food was really good & the...More

Thank MoanaAuckland
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Not quite sure what all the fuss is about. Tapa's are very small, uninteresting and overpriced even for tapas. For instance a bruschetta costs $7 and is one small slice of bread with some tomatoes on it, a bowl of wedges is $14 and a...More

Thank Shteff
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$14 - US$28
Bar, Wine Bar, Gastropub
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
Good for
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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