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Speights Ale House Queenstown

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2019 Winner
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Brew Pub, Gastropub
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This us a must do in Queenstown for every visitor. Great tucker, great staff, great location. Love this place and made even better by excellent service. Make the effort and there is parking adjacent for those who need it. There is a myriad of dining...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank BernieM1950
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very nice place with a decent pub atmosphere. Just outside the main hustle and bustle of the main town centre we pitched up here for best part of the afternoon. Beer is very quaffable with plenty of choices. Stayed for dinner and I went for...More

Date of visit: July 2019
Thank K7799TSmattc
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Food was unreal the first night we arrived, so good that we went back every night for dinner our entire trip. Staff are great, atmosphere is warm and homely. 10/10 experience.

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank mjw087
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I have never seen kids reject chicken nuggets or chips when they are starving. My salad was covered in so much olive oil it was disguising. My husband soups was described as “a waste of calories”. Obviously understaffed (signs everywhere). Should have been our sign....More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank suziekenny73
Reviewed June 12, 2019

A few of us had dinner here on our tour and the food was very good. Generous pub style food and excellent beer.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank MkTrekker
Reviewed June 8, 2019

Speights Ale-house is always a go-to for us where we know we will get a good meal and good service at a fair price. Queenstown's branch doesn't disappoint. I had the Blue-cod and it was perfect. The young ladies serving us were very good at...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank AnthonyW698
Reviewed June 4, 2019 via mobile

Great food but an hour wait to get it with grandchildren not good especially since we had booked in advance.😓

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank RodgerA20
Reviewed May 28, 2019

Speights had the friendliest service of any place I ate in Queenstown, and that is a very high bar as most everyone you encounter is extremely friendly and engaging! The fish and chips was delicious and a very generous serving (even for the smallest size)...More

Date of visit: May 2019
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Reviewed May 22, 2019

We had the lemon sole, lamb rump and chicken filo pie and all were fantastic. The choice of Speight's ale was also very good. The atmosphere was a little subdued, would've been good to have some live music on maybe.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank EmilyH846
Reviewed April 28, 2019

My Wife and I were there over Easter and Anzac Day , we had a nice time at this pub Good food and nice Wine selection. Friendly staff also.

Date of visit: April 2019
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Response from graemesmith10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, don't need to know about this venue, I have had several ales there along with one of the best seafood chowders since I was in Ireland. I also had a few ales and steaks across the road at the old Courthouse Hotel April... More
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