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“"Not the best service and food"”
Review of Speights Ale House

Speights Ale House
Ranked #3 of 76 Restaurants in Timaru
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $9 - $24
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Dining options: Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
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!
Reviewed December 29, 2012

"It was our graduation dinner and we decided to dine here, I have had really good experiences in the past and loved the food. What i found very distracting was the service from the waiters, there were times where the waiter didn't know how to proply place food around the table (i.e. passing food right across the table), The drunken steak i had ordered was average and the cocktails were very strong and did not taste too nice. The dessert i had was a cookies and cream cheesecake and was ok. But i had found two large pieces of gelatine in my ice-cream which felt like plastic in my mouth and put me off the entire dessert. The waiter didn't seem to know what he was doing at times and may need some training to learn the basics of waiting tables appropriately. Overall i did not have the best experience and would not return to the restaurant..."

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Reviewed December 22, 2012

Great place lots of locals good selection of beers and the meals are all huge we will be back cheers

Thank nigelc1
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

On arrival seemed quite busy, hadn't booked but found a table and seated immediately. Both food and service was first class, drinks were ordered immediately not long after the food arrived, well presented. We decided to finish with a desert, one of the best deserts we have had (homemade) chocolate cake. Pleased with the food and the service, would definitely recommend a place to eat when in TImaru.

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Thank karen l
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Reviewed November 30, 2012

Speights ale house in Timaru is in central Timaru near railway station. lovely sunny afternoon Lovely company Delicious meal Good service what else do you require.

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Thank 430Eleanorm
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Reviewed November 24, 2012

Went out for lunch during the week. Service was great we were greeted when we walked in the door. Minimal staff on so had to wait a wee bit for our order to be taken however received an apology on the wait from the waiter. Had a garlic loaf to start with followed by a seafood chowder and the chicken parcels. Food was amazing - hot, delicious and came out quickly. Will defiantly be back.

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Thank Lost_Haylo
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