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Speights Ale House

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American, Chowder, International, Pub, New Zealand
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38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 5333
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Dining options: Dinner, Dessert, Lunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Delivery, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: The Southern most Speight's Ale House in New Zealand. Offering only the...
The Southern most Speight's Ale House in New Zealand. Offering only the freshest local produce along with the best tap beer selection in Invercargill.Come and experience Southlands friendly hospitality with food and wine to match everyones tastes.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Great Food and Friendly Staff

Always find the best food and service at Speights, whatever city we visit. Invercargill lived up to our expectations, though there was a little disappointment when the maître d' required us to order our drinks at the bar then carry them upstairs ourselves before we were seated. However, the young... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 14, 2015
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Winton,, New Zealand
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015 NEW

When you walk in the door you are greeted as special, nothing is an effort to the staff. Prompt attention, taken to your table with everything explained about the menu and more. Great service for drinks. Not rushed with your order. Once you do order your meal is very well presented and brought to you promptly. Plenty on the plate... More 

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Timaru, New Zealand
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Always find the best food and service at Speights, whatever city we visit. Invercargill lived up to our expectations, though there was a little disappointment when the maître d' required us to order our drinks at the bar then carry them upstairs ourselves before we were seated. However, the young waiter made up for this by his attention to detail... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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17 reviews 17 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Our group arrived and were welcome instantly, orders were taken and arrived quickly, the food was amazing and everyone enjoy their particular selection.

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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27 reviews 27 reviews
22 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Great non cuisine restaurant that was selected for a business meal(dinner). Person who 'shouted' took me to their favourite haunt (travels to Invercargill a bit) and we had a great steak meal each and all was cooked to perfection and plentiful in portion ( I couldn't eat it all) . Place was busy but we were served quickly (walk in)... More 

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Queenstown, New Zealand
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

Love this place. If you want good food, good service and well priced, this is the place to go. I always eat here when in town and the food and service is consistent and exceeds expectations.

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Winton, New Zealand
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

Great, place, atmosphere good as cricket was on so better still. Meal was cooked well and very enjoyable. Good value for all.

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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33 reviews 33 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We have been to Speights at both Dunedin and Ashburton (will be trying Timaru next) and enjoyed the beer, atmosphere and food, but something was seriously amiss at this particular restaurant when we visited for lunch. The menu was ok but when the food arrived, it was barely warm. while the plates were stone cold. Not ones to complain (we... More 

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Invercargill, New Zealand
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29 reviews 29 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2015

In my home city quite often come to Sleights. It has good cold beer. It had a good lot of mains and some people get desserts. It can be a bit loud at times when full but usually is very good in terms of giving a good place to have a drink and a meal. The staff try hard. The... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

I arrived in Invercargill after a long journey from Manapouri. Once I arrived I discovered this restaurant just a few blocks from my hotel. It was quite the surprise. Very clean inside with many tables but not feeling crowded. A large bar where the staff was busy, but prompt and polite. The menu had many choices, I chose a chicken... More 

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Wellington, New Zealand
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266 reviews 266 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
123 helpful votes 123 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

This is a good restaurant - and also one of the only place in town open on a Sunday night, but our dinner here was spoilt by the noise from the large TV screens in the bar downstairs (the restaurant is on a mezzanine). The food is excellent, and the fresh blue cod is excellent. I was with a group... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 5333

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 6 - 28
  • Cuisine: American, Chowder, International, Pub, New Zealand

Description

The Southern most Speight's Ale House in New Zealand. Offering only the freshest local produce along with the best tap beer selection in Invercargill.Come and experience Southlands friendly hospitality with food and wine to match everyones tastes.

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