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Speight’s Ale House has always served award winning, traditional kiwi ales and beers, using only the finest quality south island ingredients. Why not taste the whole family of Speight’s locally brewed beers at Queenstowns traditional Kiwi Pub. Our menu has been designed to offer hearty, value for money servings of Kiwi style Pub food. All locally sourced to give you a true south island experience, with all meals expertly matched to one of our superb tap ales! Well known amongst locals for providing the very best in locally sourced Lamb, Venison, beef and famous Blue Cod. See you in the beer garden or by the fire inside for some of New Zealands finest southern hospitality and a true Kiwi dinning
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Brew Pub, Gastropub
FEATURES
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The meals were delicious, perfectly cooked. The chef did a great job. The service was good and restaurant atmosphere was relaxing.

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Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Upbeat, relaxed atmosphere. Snug and warm on a cold evening. Excellent service. Food portions generous, attractively presented and delicious. Options for various food intolerances. Loved the background music. All in all … if you’re looking for a kiwi experience I recommend you stop by here.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a cute little pub in the centre of queenstown. Excellent beer and wine selection and super friendly staff. We didn't eat here but the food looked really good. Definitely recommend for anyone visiting Queenstown and wanting to avoid overpriced tourist traps.

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended for anyone who enjoys great food and Friendly service. We will be back! This is the new favourite!!

Date of visit: September 2022
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Reviewed August 8, 2022

Amazing service given how busy they were. Everyone was polite, social and on point with service. We are at many different places in Queenstown and gad less than average service but these guy’s outdid everywhere else. Thank you for having us 😉

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Date of visit: August 2022
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Reviewed July 31, 2022

Firstly, we had a large group and they accommodated us at one table, that given the occasion was very much appreciated. Secondly, the staff are outstanding. They are friendly, like a bit of banter, professional and very prompt with the service. Given the size of...our group, we had a wide variety of meals and everyone enjoyed what they had. Drinks menu was wide and varied with something for everyone. Great night out.More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 26, 2022

Of the 4 nights we had in Queenstown, this was by far our most enjoyable. 2 adults, 3 children, all catered for perfectly. Busy staff, but maintain their calm, friendly, helpful demeanour.

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Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 21, 2022 via mobile

We were able to book online a few days in advance in the NZ winter school holidays, and were directed to a warm comfortable table and got drinks straight away. Great selection of beers for hubby while I enjoyed the bubbly by the small bottle....Nice big soft drinks FEI the kids. Attentive, friendly and quick service. Meals took a little while but all came out together and were hearty and delicious. Classic pub food but all with a local feel. The steak sauces were particularly good. Would go back tomorrow if we could get a table!!More

Date of visit: July 2022
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Reviewed July 6, 2022

Was what we expected out of a pub. Good food for a good price and the staff were super friendly and offered great service!!

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Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 26, 2022

We were so happy with our service start to finish & our food was delicious thank you! The restaurant was full of people but not too noisy at all, it was so refreshing to be able to hear each other talk while dining.

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Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 25, 2022

Yet another great meal by the team. They are obviously feeling the effects of being short staffed (like everywhere in Queenstown) but they are doing an admirable job!… great work guys

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Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 14, 2022 via mobile

The staff were friendly & efficient & went the extra mile to make sure there was no tomato on or in my meal. Not everyone cares. Their homemade gravy was to die for- chips Devine too 🙂

Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed June 12, 2022

Everything was A1, including the desserts. The cod special was delicious, steak with mushroom sauce was superb as were my wife's vegetarian filo parcels.

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Date of visit: June 2022
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Reviewed May 7, 2022

Service was fast & efficient, would of been nice to have a break between entree & main, felt a bit rushed

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Date of visit: May 2022
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Reviewed April 15, 2022

Just lunch, just lovely, friendly staff. Quiet when we were there and enjoyed it but can see what fun the place can be when busy. Historic building that is a privilege to be in

Date of visit: April 2022
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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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Speights Ale House Queenstown is rated accordingly in the following categories by Tripadvisor travelers:
  • Food: 4
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4