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Speights Ale House

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38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 5333
11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 3:00 am
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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7 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a good easy choice goods simple food at a reasonable price. The staff are friendly and the meal are a good size and tasty. Right on the centre of town makes it a easy safe choice

Thank Ian W
Dunedin, New Zealand
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60 reviews
25 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Hadn't been here for a meal in the last year and was pleasantly surprised. The food had improved the service was great and had a good range of craft beer. Would definitely go back again.

Thank Wayne495
Invercargill, New Zealand
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51 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Came for drinks and catchup Friday night. Fantastic entertainment with a young fellow playing guitar and singing. Perfect for the occasion. Great platter which had a good selection of food on it. Really recommend for casual catchup with mates

Thank Sarah M
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This place is really good for like a birthday or lowkey special occasion, the food is consistently pretty good, good serving sizes- just good southern food. Those used to fine dining might not be too impressed. The bar staff is always amazing when I visit- really friendly & knowledgable- waitstaff leaves a bit to be desired though, there seems to... More 

Thank Phillie H
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36 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We come here quite often. Whether it be for lunch or dinner. Great selection on menu. Can be quite noisy sometimes, so wouldn't go there for a romantic night. However its a fun night for friends, family and the non- romantic meals

Thank Sharon H
Townsville, Australia
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66 reviews
51 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow - great southern atmosphere friendly attentive staff. The ribeye steak was cooked perfectly medium rare. Unfortunately, the ribeye still had a large bit of gristle running through it. Meals are extremely large and well presented. Needless to say this meal was well worth paying for. I enjoyed my experience at Invercargill's Speights Ale house.

Thank AussieRalph
Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My friend and I both enjoyed our meals. We had awesome service and the place was warm on a very cold day. There was nothing that I could fault, except I ate too much.

Thank sooz03
Invercargill, New Zealand
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8 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

lovely service clean lovely food although if you don't like loud music it a good idea to eat upstairs Friday Saturday night

1 Thank biddymay
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33 reviews
18 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We popped in here for a drink and a snack at a totally inconvenient time for them (between lunch/afternoon tea and the dinner rush), and they couldn't have been more welcoming. The service was awesome, we will definitely go back next time we are in Invers

Thank Anniebell2014
Invercargill, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The staff were fantastic .. really made sure all needs were being met, so thanks guys !!! For us the fact they have a chief that understands that not everyone eats meat, chicken or fish .. has an amazing vegan 3 course menu .. hardest part is what to have as not used to having choice .. food was outstanding... More 

Thank George K

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$7 - $29
Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options, International
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
11:00 am - 3:00 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 5333
The Southern most Speight's Ale House in New Zealand. Offering only the freshest local produce along with the best tap beer selection in Invercargill.Come and experience Southlands friendly hospitality with food and wine to match everyones tastes.

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