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“Warm Fire, Great Food” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Speights Ale House

Speights Ale House
Ranked #4 of 70 Restaurants in Timaru
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $25
Cuisines: Bar, New Zealand
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Local cuisine, Bar scene, Special occasions, Business meetings, Families with children, Dining on a budget, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Buffet, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Private Dining, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Television, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Description: Enjoy the award winning Speight's Ale House in Timaru. We have an the immense outdoor courtyard, great southern food and hospitality. Try some of local cuisine, from small/shared plates to larger meals. Private dining rooms available. Come and experience the best in Timaru!
Surfers Paradise, Australia
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123 reviews
55 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
“Warm Fire, Great Food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 20, 2011

We enjoyed the welcoming warm fire on a cold night, we both had steak and it was cooked perfectly. We did find the drinks a little expensive. The staff were friendly, we found the service a little slow as were with with a group of 30 but that is understandable. We would go there again.

Visited October 2011
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English first
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88 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
“great food”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2011

Food was great (yummy lambshanks), desserts were lovely, and service was efficient and friendly, I would have given it 5 stars except at some points it sounded like they were shifting furniture upstairs and it was a bit noisy;. great amosphere downstairs tho - liked the decor and fire. would def return.

  • Visited June 2011
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Adelaide, Australia
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46 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
“A VERY BEAUTIFUL PUB TO STOP & HAVE A BITE”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 12, 2011

Stopped here on our way to Christchurch from Dunedin. We received great service and delicious food.

  • Visited November 2010
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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