PICADOR STEAK & CHARCOAL

570 Whangaparaoa Road, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0932

$25 - $50 Recommended Editor's Pick

Professional staff gives you an exceptional dining experience. The innovative charcoal oven offers unique flavours. Choice of mouth-watering foods from our menu. Accompany your meal with a wine from an international selection. Dine-in a comfortable family atmosphere. We aim to tickle your taste buds. We are respecting your pocket, appetite, and comfort.

Reservations


  Business Info

  • Address: 570 Whangaparaoa Road, Stanmore Bay, Whangaparaoa 0932
  • Cross Street: n/a
  • Cuisine: American | Bar-B-Q | New Zealand | Steak |
  • Cost: | Inexpensive
  • Category: Casual Dining
  • Star Rating:
  • Reservations: Available
  • Dress Code: Casual
  • Meals Served: Lunch | Dinner |
  • Parking: Public Lot | Private Lot |
  • Payment Options: VISA | MasterCard | Cash | Debit |
  • Corkage Fee: N/A
  • Phone: (09) 2008777
  • Features: Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Lounge / Bar, Free Wi-Fi,
  • Occasion: Child Friendly, Romantic Dining, Business Dining, Meet for a Drink, Quiet Conversation, Date Night,

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  Business Hours

Reservations Available

Monday
Tuesday
Dinner - Restaurant 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  
Wednesday
Dinner - Restaurant 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  
Thursday
Dinner - Restaurant 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  
Friday
Dinner - Restaurant 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  
Saturday
Lunch - Restaurant noon - 3 p.m.  
Dinner - Restaurant 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  
Sunday
Lunch - Restaurant noon - 3 p.m.  
Dinner - Restaurant 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.  

Customer Reviews & Ratings

Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 9/10
Feb 27, 2021
Kevin H.

Excellent food and service. Great menu and selection


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Feb 04, 2021
Michael J.

Another great night in a great restaurant


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Feb 04, 2021
Tia U.

We enjoyed our meal here & ate so much we were genuinely full after entree & mains. The quality of food is fantastic value.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 7/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jan 21, 2021
Marion R.

Service was a little bit slow, for a small kitchen they have a lot of tables to cover so a lot of pressure to get meals out and due to this our first steak was over done. The meal i ordered was great and I was very happy with my meal!


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 8/10
Jan 21, 2021
Andre W.

A very pleasant experience, waiters super friendly , service was always good and food was generous for the amount paid. Cant fault anything from fries to steak that was cooked to perfection. Wider selection of beers needed.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jan 15, 2021
Gaylene S.

Could not fault anything. Great food, service and venue.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Dec 13, 2020
Nigel D.

Very Good food had by all in our Group, Great Value Overall, Service was great but could have been better in recognizing what was needed, Like when extra Knives and forks are needed, However very miner, Would return no problem, Thanks for the great evening


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Nov 26, 2020
Brigid M.

Ambience , food beautifully cooked & served with smiling waitress, confident & efficient. Lovely background music was a bonus.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Nov 17, 2020
Stephanie P.

Our waitress was fantastic. She was very attentive. The food was also great. I love the atmosphere of the restaurant.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Nov 14, 2020
Sue R.

We loved the tasty food and presentation. The fries were perfect. It was a lovely birthday celebration.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 10/10
Nov 06, 2020
Stephanie P.

The food and service were outstanding, we will be back.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 10/10
Nov 04, 2020
Bryce J.

Great food, great service, great atmosphere and nice background music - what more could you ask for!


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Oct 15, 2020
Shani K.

Lovely place to eat. Great service, awesome food. Will be visiting again soon.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Oct 07, 2020
Sam G.

Great food, great service.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Oct 04, 2020
Lee-Ann G.

We loved how the steaks were cooked. And the red wine pairing topped it off. Well worth going


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 24, 2020
Rachael Q.

We had an excellent time. Very clean with friendly staff. The food was incredible. Very good value for money as it was tasty, fresh and good portion sized as well. We will be back.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 23, 2020
Christel L.

Friendly staff and the food is stunning!


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 20, 2020
Mark R.

Picador continues to be one of my favourite restaurants. and in my opinion nothing could have been any better in my last visit. The steaks are always cooked to perfection, and there was nothing I could do to fault the service and quality. It is often difficult to find a good steak restaurant that is also affordable, so this one comes very highly recommended.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 11, 2020
Fiona M.

Good food great price will definitely go again


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 07, 2020
Clare v.

Nice restaurant with friendly staff and a lovely menu. Steak cooked really well along with other veggies. Thanks


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Sep 04, 2020
Andrew G.

Awesome Steaks


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 10/10
Jul 06, 2020
Jocelyn A.

Excellent place to take children a really good menu for them Very good for adults too Food very good


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 30, 2020
Terry M.

The Restaurant was really busy and possibly understaffed by one waiter. Still we were not on a rush and had arrived and finished dinner within 90 minutes. You guys have a great restaurant


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 24, 2020
Tonya P.

We were both very impressed by great service, and food. I don’t eat meat but good options available. The meat dishes looked great and apparently delicious. We’ll be back.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 6/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 23, 2020
Blakesley D.

Great nite , food was perfect very helpful with some menu changes , have already recommended to others , cheers


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 10, 2020
Shan F.

I love having dinner at Picador. I never feel rushed, food is always of superb quality and staff are friendly. A MUST visit for a great meal.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 04, 2020
Deb L.

Awesome food and service see you again soon


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 02, 2020
Danielle B.

We love coming to Picador. The food is always delicious, the service is brilliant and the atmosphere is just perfect.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 02, 2020
Michelle D.

We were taken to our table. No menus for food at our table or near by tables. We sat for about 5-10 minutes, no one came to ask if we wanted to order drinks. I had to go to the bar. Not sure if this is the new norm. Food as usual was exceptional. I ordered the lamb shank for the first time and it was delish. Always happy with food.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 01, 2020
Kylie S.

Awesome team. Very friendly and accommodating. All our meals were superb no complaints from anyone. Will happily recommend.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
May 31, 2020
Nigel C.

Great evening.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
May 22, 2020
Danielle B.

This place has such a great warm and welcoming atmosphere. The staff are friendly, the food is amazing and the price is great. We love coming to picador.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
May 21, 2020
Mark B.

Absolutely awesome will be back next week thank you so much


Overall: 10/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
May 20, 2020
Katrina S.

Regular visitor to Picador. Great Service, Friendly manner and great value for money food.


Overall: 10/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 10/10
May 19, 2020
Gayle H.

Always a great value experience.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 9/10
Feb 25, 2021
John K.

Don't change


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 9/10
Feb 04, 2021
Irene B.

Staff are friendly. Good service.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 9/10
Jan 24, 2021
Maliina P.

The food was extremely good. I don't like smoked steak but I have to say my steak was delicious and it wasn't over powering like some smoked food can be. The garlic bread was ok but maybe should be grilled slightly more to a brown crunch. The squid was beautiful.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Dec 10, 2020
Dave P.

Everything was very good and great value and we will be visiting again very soon


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Dec 02, 2020
dave w.

Carrots were a little undercooked, Otherwise good meal.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Oct 30, 2020
Roger B.

Steak cooked perfectly and meal sizes and quality overall excellent. My only complaint was the price of the beers.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 8/10
Value: 9/10
Sep 22, 2020
Glenn L.

Please don’t publish this rating, the steak was to die for, service and restaurant was great. I just don’t want this place to become so popular I can’t get a booking, well done all, thanks for a memorable night at a reasonable price.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 9/10
Sep 21, 2020
Michelle D.

Our family enjoy eating at picadors. Food and service are always very good


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jul 27, 2020
Dannielle S.

The table water wasn’t filtered and had a not so pleasant taste..


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 9/10
Jul 22, 2020
Kyle L.

Really enjoyed picador! The food was really good, good service and friendly staff. The restaurant was a little quiet however it was lunch time on a Sunday. Would highly recommend!


Overall: 9/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 8/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 9/10
Jun 24, 2020
Michele H.

We had a group of 9 & we were all very happy with our meals and service. The rump steaks were huge & cooked to what we asked for.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 8/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 10/10
Value: 10/10
Jun 18, 2020
Sarah G.

Overall had a fabulous evening. Didnt quite score 10/10 as my steak was a little over cooked and the light above our table had blown so we could actually read the menu, besides that it was great value for money & the hiccups were minor so we will definitely go back


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 7/10
Jun 15, 2020
Dennis W.

Provide 0% alcohol beer for us drivers


Overall: 9/10
Food: 9/10
Service: 9/10
Ambiance: 9/10
Value: 9/10
May 27, 2020
Mark R.

I never score anyone 10/10, so that is why every score is 9/10. If you want a quality steak in a nice atmosphere, then this is the place to go. In fact I went 2 nights in a row and got the same fantastic special. Steak was cooked to perfection! Even the drink was above average. No-one need look past Picador Steak and Charcoal Restaurant for quality food in a lovely setting.


Overall: 9/10
Food: 10/10
Service: 10/10
Ambiance: 7/10
Value: 10/10
May 25, 2020
Karen H.

Amazing food and great service couldn’t fault it. Very good value for money. Our party of 6 all had a variety of different mains and everyone was very impressed. Our new fave!!! All covid protocols were followed very well. Only little thing is that it was a little cold inside...ceiling heaters were on but with concrete floors and glass everywhere it was still a little cool we didn’t take jackets off.