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Speights Ale House Queenstown

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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
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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 2 weeks ago

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 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago

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
Thank anzacfrank
Reviewed April 28, 2019

Very nice pub, good comfortable surroundings, and a good selection of pub grub. Food served quickly, hot and of good quality. Pub was not busy as we went for an early dinner. All food was reasonably priced, as were drinks. Staff were accommodating and helpful....More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank will6634
Reviewed April 21, 2019

Speight's Ale House Queenstown can be relied on. They have a fairly standard sort of Speight's menu, and it is extremely well prepared and served by friendly competent staff. There are a full range of Speight's beers available, plus a tap cider, and a good...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank John M
Reviewed April 18, 2019 via mobile

We had dinner here and the meals were yummy and generous. The service was friendly and helpful. Have eaten here on previous visits to Queenstown and will do on any other visits we make.

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

Good location, great food quality and huge serve. Variety of beers. Wonderful service. Friendly staff.

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Diane W
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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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