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Speights Ale House

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#5 of 26 Bar in Napier
Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner


$9 - $24
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
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All reviews bangers and mash lambs fry pie chicken chowder ribs salad great beer sat upstairs no booking on tap cooked perfectly nice food distinction beers shank pint
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent meal on the balcony overlooking the sea. On a Friday night when it is busy on expects delays but not here. Fine service and food

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank Murray61
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had said we wouldn’t be coming back, but came with family and friends who chose the place. We sat up stairs early Saturday evening, and had a very rude young girl serve us. She was out in the little kitchen and we had to call...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank brenda45fl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sorry Speights Ale House, but the one and now possibly only time I will visit you was a bit disappointing. Although the food was OK, the beer OK, some service was very good, BUT everybody usually only remembers the not so good that happens at...More

Date of visit: November 2019
Thank ColNP
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently dined with a group and it's not normally what I would chose but the last time I ate there (sone-one else choice on that occasion) I was pleasantly surprised. That was approx 1 year ago and boy things have changed since then. The meal...More

Date of visit: October 2019
Thank kristabel2016
Reviewed September 29, 2019

Group of five us for a quick lunch. Very nice friendly staff and good service. Had the chicken burgers. Very big but disappointing in flavour.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank AmandaJP1970
Reviewed August 6, 2019

Stopped in for lunch and a drink. As usual staff are great and service was excellent. Chose an Australian red wine - our hostess hadn't tried it so wanted to know what we thought - not great - okay as a BBQ wine - chose...More

Date of visit: August 2019
Thank Grant N
Reviewed June 29, 2019 via mobile

Pulled pork tacos and chocolate marquis were amazing! The chicken burger was good but buns where over toasted. Service could have been a bit better, not great being left with empty drinks all the time. However would definitely recommend.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank johannap00
Reviewed June 4, 2019

This has always been a favourite place to eat for our family, you are always guaranteed a good steak and good sized meals. Not to be anymore, the steaks were tough, hardly any chips and we had to keep re ordering more chips to fill...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank Robyn C
Reviewed May 5, 2019

Had a day traveling to wineries so was a lovely finish. Not too busy and a wide range of beers and ciders. Try the sampler where you get 6 different drinks. Well worth it.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Laurel S
Reviewed May 5, 2019

My partner and i use to go on a regular basis to have an evening meal. Our last visit was three weeks ago now. We sat upstairs where there were four younger staff members working. They did not appear to be very professional or focussed....More

Date of visit: March 2019
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