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Speight’s Brewery

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Address: 200 Rattray St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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+64 3-477 7697
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We booked the brewery tour and set dinner. The tour was very interesting with a knowledgable guide however he sometimes got a bit carried away and didn't allow enough time to view... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Charis59
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked the brewery tour and set dinner. The tour was very interesting with a knowledgable guide however he sometimes got a bit carried away and didn't allow enough time to view the exhibits and read the information. Also there was rather too much Speights promotion even though we really like the products. The tasting at the end was great... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We did the brewery tour about 4 years ago and decided to go again when we came back to Dunedin. Coupled with lunch at the Alehouse next door it was definitely worth a repeat visit. Our guide was a bundle of laughs too - he should be on stage.

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London
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The historic brewery is good value particularly when combined with dinner at the Speights Alehouse. I suggest the 7pm tour followed by dinner. Walk through the current and historic brewing processes and taste plenty of the product. Had a nice group of travellers from around the world who thoroughly enjoyed themselves.

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Thank Adventurer62
R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to write a review. We are glad you enjoyed your time at Speight's Brewery. A tour followed by dinner at the Speight's Ale House is certainly a great option. It fills in the evening nicely and the meals are great there. We hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Enjoyed our visit to the brewery but as we are getting to be old fogies we both found all the stairs hard work. The guide was knowledgeable but a little irritating the best part was the tasting at the end

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Thank Richard R
R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi Richard, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. We are glad you enjoyed your tour of the Brewery. It is one of those things with stairs in and old building. Hopefully by going up the top of the Brewery in the lift and coming down quietly it makes it a bit easier. Good to hear you enjoyed the beer... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This Brewery has been there since 1876. The Blue Cod and Chips and Seafood Chowder we tried were among the best seafood dishes we have had and being from Atlantic Canada we know Seafood. A don't miss spot to visit and eat while in Dunedin.

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Thank GARY N
R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi Gary, Thanks for taking time to write some feedback. The guys at the Speight's Ale House will be stoked to hear this feedback. They certainly do a great job. We will make sure we pass it on to them. We hope to see you back again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome atmosphere, more beers than you can shake a stick at. Super friendly staff and all things considered with regard to price - very nice food!

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Thank elliotf485
R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi Elliot, Thanks for taking time to write a review. We will make sure we pass it on to the team at the Speight's Ale House. They do a great job there for sure and have a really good team. We hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

Cairns, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative tour low key great feedback given. The beer tasting at the end was the highlight, I was surprised how good the beer tasted. I would recommend this tour to all comers

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Thank stevevicki13
R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. Glad to hear you enjoyed the tour. The best feedback we can have is that others would recommend it so thanks for that. We hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not impressed by the tour. Too much promotion of Speights' products, not enough information about brewing and the tour was very drawn out. Could have been done in half the time. The guide had a very loud voice which was quite painful at times. The information about the history of brewing was interesting but didn't need an hour to provide.

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Thank Jan L
R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi Jan, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. Sorry to hear you were not impressed by the tour. Hopefully you will get a chance to come back and may well find it different. As you can see by the majority of the comments people do enjoy there time here. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

mandurah western australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice little brewery, it didn't take long to go through it but it was an interesting hour to get out of the rain

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to write a review. Cute is not necessarily a word that we have heard describing the Brewery much but we will certainly take it. We are glad you enjoyed your time here and we hope to see you again one day soon. Cheers Chris Snow Speight's Brewery More 

Cairns, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a tour with Rod through the brewery. He was fantastic, very knowledgeable and you could tell he loved his job. He has a very upbeat personality which flowed into a great educational session about the old history of the company and its beer. He brings along a taste of that Kiwi humour on the tour as well. The... More 

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R1902HOchriss, Manager at Speight’s Brewery, responded to this review

Hi There, Thanks for taking time to provide feedback. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your tour of the Brewery. That is awesome to hear about Rod he is certainly a good character. All of the guides do a great job and are certainly passionate about showing people around the Brewery. We hope to see you again one... More 

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