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Speights Ale House

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Bar, New Zealand, Pub
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fined two nights in a row. Chicken first night was warm. Veggies and sauce hot. Second night lamb shank was cold in the middle. Veggies and graveyard hot. Need to crank up microwave

Date of visit: July 2019
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Reviewed April 6, 2019 via mobile

Had dinner here tonight good range of beers and selection of food. Had starter of mussel fritters which two of us shared would have been a meal for one. I had the salmon which was really substantial lovely crispy skin but just a bit over...More

Date of visit: April 2019
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Reviewed March 21, 2019

We had a very good meal on a fairly quiet Monday night. We asked for 1 gluten free meal and we were impressed with the trouble they took to make sure the Liver and Bacon came with a gluten free gravy. Both our meals were...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Anglokiwi1
Reviewed March 10, 2019

A group of 15 of us came for dinner and drinks. There was a very short wait for the meals. Service was excellent and the food was superb. We had been at an up market restaurant the previous night and expected the ale house to...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Motoxnut
Reviewed January 14, 2019 via mobile

We are travelling throughout New Zealand and have visited many Speight Ale Houses and they have all been very good. We recently visited the Hamilton location and found the food and the service superb. Would definitely recommend a visit here

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank 181788Happycamper
Reviewed December 2, 2018

Best blue cod meal I have had for long time also generous portion although did order large size friend had steak which they also said was good

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jow64
Reviewed November 17, 2018

Speights Ale House offers a good menu, friendly service and a pleasant environment. An added bonus is their kids menu. Prices are good too. We been many times and have yet to be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank LynIsMe
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Travelled to Hamilton early to avoid the traffic before the show. Had great experience in Invercargill's one, so thought we'd try this franchise. Both the meats in the meals were slightly over-cooked - not so much to make it unpleasant, but not as ordered. the...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Tim L
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Called here Saturday afternoon, several tv screens showing the rugby which we really enjoyed. Not rugby fans at all. Not much choice in drinks, it's Speights and that's it. A jug represents the best value. After a few beers we moved round to the dining...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank JohnK269
Reviewed October 26, 2018

We decided to eat here on Tuesday night. There was a pub quiz night so the place was busy but not too intrusive. The meals were really lovely and very generous.

Date of visit: October 2018
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