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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)
“pretzel bread” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Wine Bar, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
143 Picton Street | Howick, Auckland Central, Auckland 2014, New Zealand
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Reviewed 10 September 2018

I always look forward to a visit at The Corner. The food is delicious and their ever changing specials board gives great variety each time. The beer and wine selection is great and the service is fantastic as well. This is fast becoming our local.

Thank jacquelinem976
Reviewed 8 August 2018

We love coming to The Corner for a bite to eat and have a drink. The changing blackboard menu always has something mouth watering and the pretzel bread is a firm favourite. Great service. Fun atmosphere. On Sunday there is live music to enjoy.

Thank avb13
Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

Awesome revolving tapas style cheifs menu. Changing weekly. Always delish. Service is always on point too.

Thank Jared B
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing. Every dish we had was sensational and my husband and I couldn’t decide which one we liked the most. I was especially pleased with their knowledge of coeliac disease and their willingness and ability to make sure the dishes I chose...More

Thank Ems_Hame
Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

We were taken here by family and what a bar. It was Friday night so very buzzy, I had the best mulled wine I’ve ever tasted. Food was excellent, in particular the goats cheese balls with honey and almonds. They are all share plates which...More

Thank Mark2travellovers
Reviewed 11 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 DavidB22370
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 5 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 8 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

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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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