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The Bluestone Room

#267 of 1,777 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
11:30 - 00:00
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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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13 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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Reviewed 23 December 2016

A nice bar which is hidden in a corner. Serves great beer and the food is good as well. Different seating arrangements available such as bar top, table and even on sofa by the fire.

Thank Kok Teong Mr O
Lenoir City, Tennessee
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253 reviews
131 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

My wife and I enjoyed a delicious dinner in this quaint Irish pub. The service was superb as was the beer and the food.

Thank BaldEagle1776
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 December 2016

Great service, fun filled bar, the historic building is worth the stop in for a drink. Didn't get to try the food but it sure looked good.

Thank Kerri N
Auckland, New Zealand
1 review
Reviewed 15 December 2016

Had an absolutely awesome dinner with friends and family....gr8 friendly wonderful staff...big shout out to Rose ...the manager for the fantastic experience....food was cooked to perfection and tasted like it. Would definitely recommend eating here...thank you...".The Bluestone Room" we will be back!

Thank teza06
Tauranga, New Zealand
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62 reviews
34 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

The bar is very dark and has a cool well in the middle of the floor. The barman was rude asked us what we wanted to drink then buggered off to have a conversation with another barman. We asked for menus which looked like they hadn't been clean in months then we looked for a table. Six tables later we... More 

Thank chopprrrrreid
Valparaiso, Indiana
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34 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 November 2016

this is a great local pub with a great menu. I had fish and chips and my wife had the bacon cheese burger, the food was all cooked well and with great presentation.

Thank rpdemers
Melbourne, Australia
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105 reviews
70 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 November 2016 via mobile

Our accommodation in Auckland was within close walking distance of this venue and recommended by our hotel. We had a drink before dinner. Good atmosphere and a busy local bar scene. Dinner was average and the noise in the venue was so loud we couldn't hear each other speak. My lamb shank was still grisly which was a shame and... More 

Thank Anne H
Hamilton, New Zealand
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11 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2016

We (a group of 8) called in for a drink after seeing a matinee show at the Civic Theatre, It was a really nice place to drink and talk. Fascinating piece of Auckland history viewing the old well through a glass plate in the floor.

Thank JB7700
Auckland, New Zealand
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

A nice piece of Auckland history still around. This former horse stable with the water well still in the stable is now one of Aucklands known pubs. A place where the professional suit worker and the hard working yellow vest wearing pros mix and mingle! Good music and lots of choices for drink and not a bad menu as well!... More 

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Reviewed 1 November 2016 via mobile

I read about The Bluestone Room on trip advisor and thought it sounded okay. It was close to where we were staying and we needed an early night so thought we'd try it. It's a pub with average pub food. The bartender thought he was funny, he wasn't, but Tuesday is comedy night so maybe he was just thinking he'd... More 

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

Hi there! We like "quirky"... also unique, rustic and historical. Can I ask why what about the Cajun Chicken Burger was "average pub food"? and you're right, the hand cut chips are pretty good... just sayin. You are also correct that Melbourne Cup had been on and there were still people watching the races after the main card so it's... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 21
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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, Cheap Eats
Open Hours
15:00 - 22:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 00:00
11:30 - 01:00
11:30 - 01:00
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
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?