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The Bluestone Room

) #225 of 1,892 Restaurants in Auckland ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , ,
9-11 Durham Street East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
+64 9-302 0930
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  • Excellent43%
  • Very good37%
  • Average10%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“steak” (16 reviews)
“salad” (4 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options
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9-11 Durham Street East, Auckland 1010, New Zealand
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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...More

Thank chopprrrrreid
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
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...More

Thank Anne H
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
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!...More

Thank sergeantloau
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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...More

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BluestoneRoom, Public Relations Manager at The Bluestone Room, responded to this reviewResponded 3 November 2016

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...More

Reviewed 2 October 2016

The good - the selection of beers is first class, chilled pints & very pfriendly service with a smile. The bad - the food, it tasted like everything was thrown into one fryer & cooked together in old oil. An impromptu blind taste test between...More

Thank Ealingguy
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Good bar in city centre with good variety of beers. Food is good as well, service is slow and bar staff seems to dream all night.

1  Thank Globetrotter5803
Reviewed 17 September 2016

We spotted the Bluestone Room while making our way back uphill to our hotel, so called inform beer each. The staff were friendly and the venue welcoming so we stayed for dinner. My husband had the Steak, Egg and Chips served on a bed of...More

Thank ej2birches
BluestoneRoom, Guest Relations Manager at The Bluestone Room, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2016

We're glad your impromptu visit left a good impression which made you want to come back. It's just a shame we couldn't fit you in again. We do apologise but it does occasionally happen and we hope we will see you again.

Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Relaxing and enjoyable unwind at the end of the day. Great selection of beers and nibbles. Great ambience too

Thank Patrick H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$ 13 - US$ 22
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
Groups, Bar Scene
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
  • E-mail
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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