We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Speights Ale House Queenstown

Reserve a Table

Ratings and reviews

Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2018 Winner

Location and contact

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
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Late Night, Drinks
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Brew Pub, Gastropub
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Accepts Credit Cards, Table Service, Street Parking, Wine and Beer
Reviews (791)
Filter reviews
765 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviews black cherry chicken bangers and mash lamb shank seafood chowder salad garlic bread salmon fries burger drunken steak great beer great pub pub grub hearty meal on tap blue cod nice meal
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 765 reviews
Reviewed yesterday 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 6 days ago

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

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Diane W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had dinner here twice while in Queenstown, friendly staff, great selection of food and drinks. The pub is well located, right in the middle of the CBD. will definitely call in again next time we are in Queenstown.

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Chepstow27
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a really tasty beef pie top with potato, it was really well done. My wife had a bowl of kumara chips, they looked like they where left in the fryer a bit too long, disappointing. The service was excellent and the waitress very friendly,...More

Date of visit: April 2019
Thank Anne S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was taken there for my birthday by my daughter & and son-in-law who had flown over to join us for the weekend.The atmosphere was great, the staff lovely and the food really good.So good that we ate there the following night.Parking is not easy in...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Laraine C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of eight and stopped off on many occasions. The reason was it had ambiance and atmosphere that was exciting. It is a very busy place and is very well patronised by locals ans visitors alike. That in itself appealed to our...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank wilbur12
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You always know what you are getting with these restaurants and this one didn't fail.We popped in for quick lunch and had a fantastic Leek and Potato soup, it was delicious!! Really good service as well, would go back and recommend this restaurant,

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Layne L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there with 2 other couples last Tuesday night. A great venue in an easy to get to location, with a good selection of beers on tap. the dinning was very comfortable and very good value.The burger is a real meal, and my partner enjoyed...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Golfer666
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first visit to this town so this ale house looked very appealing. We were served by a very pleasant young lady. I choose blue cod and it was delicious cooked to perfection. Would recommend this dish which was served with chips.

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank Sheilalovesholidays
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The last time they didn't do Guinness and now they do and pour it in the proper Irish way - what a treat. The place was packed as there was a private function in the garden. However plenty of room for everyone else. Within the...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank muntrof
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 60 nearby hotels
Hulbert House
80 reviews
.11 miles away
Glebe Apartments
603 reviews
.11 miles away
The Spire Hotel Queenstown
195 reviews
.14 miles away
Heartland Hotel Queenstown
756 reviews
.15 miles away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 301 nearby restaurants
2,030 reviews
.04 miles away
The Spice Room
631 reviews
.07 miles away
Brazz Steakhouse & Bar
1,261 reviews
.04 miles away
Cookie Time
1,065 reviews
.07 miles away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 416 nearby attractions
Queenstown Arts Centre
39 reviews
.02 miles away
Queenstown Massage – Central Day Spa
328 reviews
.00 miles away
Yoga. Nadi Wellness Centre
17 reviews
.01 miles away
Trails of Middle-Earth Tour
99 reviews
.02 miles away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
August 12, 2017|
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
Is This Your Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Free Listing