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“Great food and atmosphere”
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: Special occasions, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Families with children, Kids, Dining on a budget, Bar scene, Large groups
Dining options: Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, 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!
new zealand
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51 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great food and atmosphere”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 17, 2013

Have been many times and I have my firm favs like chicken parcelsand there fabulous seafood chowder. The food is of a high standard and the beer is great too . They do seat large parties and smaller tables also.Have only ever had great service at speights and recommend to all.

Visited January 2013
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Kiwi
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155 reviews
69 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
“The best in town”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 7, 2013

A little noisy but I had the best fish meal that I can remember. Wish we had gone back a second night

Visited March 2013
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Cambridge, New Zealand
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77 reviews
28 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Always good”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 4, 2013

Great Pub. Great inside atmosphere and excellent outdoors area. Great value restaurant and location. Had not been there for years and just as good.

Visited February 2013
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Ashburton, Canterbury, New Zealand
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88 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
“Usual Speights in an old style setting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 21, 2013

Usual yummy food but in an historic kind of setting but nice too. Service was a bit slow and lacked a bit of enthusiasm.

Visited January 2013
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Timaru, New Zealand
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Sunny and relaxing”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 25, 2013

Great food, service and beer. I was impressed by the atmosphere in the garden bar area. So nice to chill out with a beer and relax.

Visited January 2013
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