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“Good Atmosphere...Huge Meals!!!!” 4 of 5 stars
Review of Bealey's Speights Ale House

Bealey's Speights Ale House
263 Bealey Ave, Christchurch 8001, New Zealand
(03) 366 9958
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Ranked #131 of 579 Restaurants in Christchurch
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Late Night
Australia
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68 reviews 68 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
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40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
“Good Atmosphere...Huge Meals!!!!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2013

A good dining experience. Up to the standard you'd come to expect from a Speights Ale House. Good atmosphere and well presented. The staff were friendly and attentive. The meals were typically on the large side and even the waitress admitted that not many customers actually complete a meal. Perhaps a good tip would be to order seperate entrees and share a main.On this front alone the meals are certainly good value but the quality matches.
The previous occassions we have dined at a Speights Ale House we have enjoyed the experience and recommend Bealey's unreservedly. Speights Beers are a great match to the meals as suggested on the menu.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Chicago, illinois
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76 reviews 76 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 26 cities Reviews in 26 cities
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
“A great experience - Beer + Fish + meat”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

This is a wonderful place to relax and simply enjoy some wonderful authentic New Zealand food - in addition to a great selection of local beers. Simple, authentic and delicious - a great time at a decent price. A repeat for the team!!

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 4 of 5 stars Food
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Newburyport, Massachusetts
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83 reviews 83 reviews
65 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 25 cities Reviews in 25 cities
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
“Pub food done right”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013 via mobile

Huge portions, big menu with all the traditional pub food any self respecting man would want and a atmosphere you could bring a date or the kids.

  • Visited May 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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14 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
“A good venue”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

Close to the city and the suburbs. This place has a good variety of food on the menu, for young and not so young. We had good service and good food.

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Narbonne, France
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39 restaurant reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
“Good Breakfast”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

It was close to the motel we stayed at and popped in for a couple of breakfasts and a dinner. Good pub grub.

Visited March 2013
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