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Speight's Alehouse

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200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-471 9050
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Today
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Dining options: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations

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  • 151
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    Very good
  • 45
    Average
  • 8
    Poor
  • 6
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cadbury couture

As usual a great meal that suited all the hungry, fussy and diet challenged. Always great value for money

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 25, 2015
Shazagilk
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Alexandra, New Zealand
via mobile
Good for:
  • Bar scene
  • Dining on a budget
  • Doing business
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We had a great meal here. Meal was excellent and plenty of it which made me eat too much. Waitress was very good and polite. Fully recommend.

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Ulverstone, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015 NEW

We called in on a wet and cold night. The Alehouse was so inviting with big fire and rustic atmosphere. Found a cosy spot on the sofa in front of the fire. Had a hot mulled wine which really warmed me up. I had a nice homely bowl of soup and my husband had lamb shanks ( a huge, tasty... More 

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Alexandra, New Zealand
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015 NEW via mobile

As usual a great meal that suited all the hungry, fussy and diet challenged. Always great value for money

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

Reliable punchy lunch visit, service very good, staff willing to help and pleasant with us, the customer. Recommend for a visit and fill up on food.

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Auckland, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

Hubby enjoyed the beer tasting, the kid enjoyed the chowder and blue cod, what more can a Mom ask for? 😀

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Dunedin, New Zealand
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

Came here for my birthday dinner, I have dined here a few times and the food is always great but this time it was average. Staff did not special us we were told to look at the board across the room. I had the soup which was very salty. And pasta of the day which was terrible, packet pasta which... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

I love the Speight's Alehouse, it is one of the restaurants we eat at regularly. The meals are generous and hearty and the menu has good variety. The establishment is clean and the tables aren't crowded. The staff are friendly, professional and polite. The food and drinks arrive quickly when dining in a group or as a couple. Overall a... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

This is my favourite restaurant, the meals are big and the food is always good. The service is great and the menu has something for everyone's likes.

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Warm atmosphere, fast and friendly service, and great comfort food. Plenty of menu options. Do not make the mistake of ordering the large portion of Lamb Shanks. I ordered the medium sized Lamb Shank and the dish was gargantuan! That said, it was extremely tasty. So, too, the Fish of The Day, Lemon Perch.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Best to reserve a table if you have a big group as this restaurant is very popular,with locals and tourists alike. Menu selection and portions great. Good selection of wines as well as beers!!

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Additional Information about Speight's Alehouse

Address: 200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
Phone Number: +64 3-471 9050
Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday 11:45 am - 2:00 pm  5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Cuisine: Pub

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-471 9050

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Pub

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene, Dining on a budget, Doing business, Large groups, Special occasions
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Monday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Tuesday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Thursday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Friday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Saturday
11:45 am - 2:00 pm
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?