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Speights Ale House

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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2017, 2019 Winner

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$9 - $24
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Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Breakfast, Late Night
Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Table Service
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All reviews bangers and mash lambs fry pie chicken chowder bread ribs salad great beer sat upstairs pub food no booking on tap cooked perfectly nice food distinction beers
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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
Thank Colleen135
Reviewed April 28, 2019 via mobile

Establishment lacking competent staff. Speights Ale House use to be our go to but we have noticed a change in staff, and not a good one. Such a shame to see some of the lovely bar girls leave, they really brought the place to life....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank brenda45fl
Reviewed April 13, 2019

With ample parking, and surrounded by several other restaurants and bars, Speights Ale House is a large and modern eatery that offers high quality food and a good selection of beverages. While there are tables downstairs and indoors on the second floor, the best tables...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Gabriel H
Reviewed April 8, 2019

Good atmosphere, friendly staff. 12 hours lamb shank was amazbobs. Peppered steak pie got the thumbs up too. Good selection of Speights Beers

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank mike b
Reviewed April 5, 2019 via mobile

We had lunch here twice in 9 days. Both times the service was the best, thanks to Tony who looked after us superbly. The food was tasty and well presented, I had mussels both times and they came with the requisite finger bowl and container...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank MandyJKim
Reviewed April 3, 2019 via mobile

This was our first visit to Ale House and I had pre-booked for my husbands birthday dinner. We were finally directed by bar staff below to go upstairs to the restaurant as we were not sure where dining was ( lack of signage stating upstairs...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank wingra8
Reviewed March 31, 2019

I always have the chicken fettuccini and the young staff are very pleasant to deal with. Kopiko bay wine just $8 glass.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Daphne K
Reviewed March 30, 2019

We ate here when staying in Napier as it was close to the hotel but it turned out to be a good choice. We went to the upstairs restaurant and were greeted by friendly staff and were seated straight away. The drinks came quickly and...More

Date of visit: March 2019
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