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The Speight's Ale House, Petone

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017, 2019 Winner
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food is amazing. Friendly staff, atmosphere is great. The pork belly bites and chicken bites are a must.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank kriskris83
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hey kriskris83 Thank you for the review, and kind words I will make sure I pass your comments on to my guys and girls Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed May 12, 2019

Took Mum out for Mother's Day lunch here, as the Alehouse was in the Entertainment Book. Usually don't complain, but finding that Entertainment Book discount wouldn't be honored on this 'public holiday' meant that we had to pay full price for tragically poor fare. My...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Shaun K
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded May 13, 2019

Good morning Shaun Thank you for the review I am sorry that you did not enjoy your visit with us on Mothers Day I was here for Lunch and Dinner service, and wasn't aware of any issues regarding the quality of the meals served. If...More

Reviewed April 8, 2019

Lunch with my daughter. We shared the best giant sausage roll I’ve ever had (including my own) and the most delicious beetroot salad and chickpea salad. The staff are cheerful, friendly and obliging.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Stefford
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded April 10, 2019

Hi Stefford Thank you for the review...very kind words indeed...however, you have posted the review to the wrong place! But feel free to pop in one day to see how we compare Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed March 21, 2019 via mobile

Dined here on a footy night, lots of rugby jumpers and enthusiastic supporters. A buzzy scene. Quality of food was a nice surprise, good gastro-pub menu. We’ll happily go back.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank brendanr539
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded March 27, 2019

Hi brendanr539 Thank you for the review and comments Greta to read that you enjoyed your visit with us Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed March 12, 2019

A most enjoyable meal was had by our small group and the menu catered for all different tastes and special diet requirements. Really friendly service and we didn't have a long wait at all considering the restaurant area was pretty busy. Good fresh food and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Silentpartner99
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded March 14, 2019

Good afternoon Silentpartner99 Thank you for your review and comments...I will make sure they are passed along to my team And I hope to see you again when you are next in town Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed March 3, 2019 via mobile

Enjoyed a group dinner with 9 people and everyone had great food. Pork belly was real comfort food washed down with a Speights Gold. TVs on to glance at the Super Rugby. Parking out back is very handy. Would pay to book on a Saturday...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank 795ashj
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded March 4, 2019

Good morning 795ashj Thank you for your review The Pork Belly is a favourite of mine, so great to see you enjoyed it as well! We hope to see you again soon Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed February 18, 2019

You really can't go wrong with the Speight's Ale House. They have meals for anyone's tastes, a great drinks menu, and excellent portions. I might advise for you to book ahead - we arrived at 4.15 for an early dinner, and it became clear that...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Michael S
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded February 25, 2019

Hi Michael Thank you for the 5 Bubbles, and review I will make sure I pass it on to my Kitchen team Yep, things can get a little busy, and booking ensures that you will have a table for dinner! Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed February 13, 2019

Just "passing through" we struck lucky when we ate here. There was a nice evening ambience, the staff were helpful and friendly, and the food was excellent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Les N
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Hi Les N Thank you for the review We look forward to seeing you again when "passing through"! I'll make sure to pass your feedback on to my team Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

Nice location and great food. Can use the place for work events and you can have your own menu too. Great customer service.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank tpperera
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Good morning tpperera Thank you for the review and feedback We hope to see you again soon Kindest regards Justin

Reviewed February 11, 2019 via mobile

This was a late lunch with grandkids & was pretty good. Kids all enjoyed the food as did us adults; it's a fairly consistent experience all over the country.More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank Nuttynana
Justin C, Owner at The Speight's Ale House, Petone, responded to this reviewResponded February 14, 2019

Hi Nuttynana Thank you for your review Nice to see that you have had good experiences at Ale Houses around the country...they are all owned independently, so there are often some slight variations in the way meals are prepared etc but good to see we're...More

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