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Speights ale house Restaurant

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Jackson street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good49%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“pork belly” (10 reviews)
“cod” (2 reviews)
Restaurant Hours
Steakhouse, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Jackson street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The most consistent pubs in Petone. The food is predictably tasty and you get good size portions coupled with great beverage selection. Staff are pretty cool and attentive. It can get a bit busy and noisy at times. Quiz nights are fun. Overall not too...More

Thank Aratag
Reviewed 1 week ago

Decent pub fare- meals were hot, tasty if a little on the pricey side. Not fabulous but not terrible either. What was terrible though was the service. Not because of attitude- our server was trying very hard to do a good job but lacked the...More

Thank Tim M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had some business in Petone... finished.. it was lunch time.. car parked across from Speights..so went with friends. Typical food/ pub.. tables set for food, tables set for drinking. Comfy seating .. 12 + diners eating/ waiting for food. Pleasant wait person.. All Ordered Lamb...More

1  Thank pieata
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great service and really great food. My lamb shank I could not fault with the sauce was beautiful and not too rich with really good seasonal Brussel sprouts. The fish of the day was lovely and the steak I was told good. My daughter used...More

Thank Cynthia N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our 2nd Fathers Day Dinner here in a Row ....and as good as last year .....even gave Dad a pair of toasty warm socks last year and the same again this year...he was as rapt now as he was last year .....No denying we were...More

Thank lyfs4travLn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We arrived at 6.45pm on Thursday night. It was probably three quarters full. We were told the wait for food was 40 mins. The only seating was bar leaners. We are not from Wellington area so after a 6 hour drive and the recommendation from...More

Thank MandaV23
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went on Friday night and it was VERY busy BUT service was good and food was excellent. As a visitor I would also say, because of the quality of the food, value for money. Definitely a return visit next time I'm in town. Only deducting...More

Thank SBro3340
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Food is fine, it's not going to win any awards but it's decent enough pub food. Service was a little slow and disorganised, but they were busy, so was what it was. Disappointing that they got one food order of the four wrong. Meal was...More

Thank Gareth A
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love Speights ale house in Petone. This is always my go to place for an incredible dinner with friends or family. The staff are really attentive and really friendly. The food is incredible! Always up to a really great standard. My favorites are the...More

Thank briennarose
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

sensational dishes! Pork ribs is the most common dish but this one tasted great with the thin fries & fresh coleslaw. No wonder it's the most popular place in Petone!

Thank Xiaoyan N
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Jackson street, Lower Hutt, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Lower Hutt
  • Phone Number: 645866266
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