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“Handy to Airport and great dining and bar” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Speight's Ale House

Speight's Ale House
99 Quarantine Road | (Next to Wow Museum), Nelson, New Zealand
03 5477336
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Ranked #15 of 131 Restaurants in Nelson
Price range: $12 - $28
Cuisines: Seafood, Gastropub, New Zealand
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Good for: Large groups
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Description: Situated on Quarantine Rd opposite Mitre 10 Mega and the WOW Museum we are proud to be the 17th Speight's Ale House across the country and the very first of the new look Ale House! Whether its good hearty portions of southern style food or Speight's exclusive range of award winning tap beer and extensive wine list this is the place to cater for all. With space for over 250 patrons in one of our many areas of the Restaurant , Bar or sun drenched Garden Bar there is always a spot for everyone. The Speight's Ale House brings strong traditions of legendary southern hospitality and you'll find the owner operator Gareth Caldwell and his great crew of staff live and breath by these age old values. With always plenty of entertainment , live sport and weekly specials keep your eye on our "What's on at The Ale House" to be sure not to miss out! Our popular upstairs area allows us to offer a private function area in which we are capable of catering for groups up to 75 people so whether it's a Birthday Party, Social Club gathering, or just a good old get together we can cater to your every need. Come on down and see what we are all about and start experiencing the Ale House way of Southern Hospitality! "Good on ya mate"
Nelson, New Zealand
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“Handy to Airport and great dining and bar”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2012

Speights Ale House is just up the road from the airport and next to the World of Wearable Arts and Mitre 10 easy to find. They have a large selection of food on their menu and the meals we had were a good size and we all enjoyed them. Service was great very friendly young guy who gave us just the right amount of attention. We called in there after collecting someone from the airport and before heading into town to the Theatre. It was a Friday night and the bar was quite busy. There seemed to be plenty of room to accommodate the patrons and service was quick and friendly and not noisy. This is a recent addition for diners in Nelson and I would recommend it for a drink and a meal after visiting the Wearable Arts or on your way to or from the airport.
Glass of wine $8.50 each, our mains were Spanakopita $26.90 and Chicken and Leek Parcel $28.90.

  • Visited April 2012
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Atmosphere
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
    • 5 of 5 stars Food
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