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Speights Ale House

$$ - $$$, ,
30 Liverpool Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
+64 7-834 3442
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Overview
  • Excellent34%
  • Very good39%
  • Average15%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“goat curry” (7 reviews)
“mussels” (6 reviews)
“chicken” (12 reviews)
Open Now
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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LOCATION
30 Liverpool Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
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Reviewed 16 March 2013

Great atmosphere. Good beer and a lovely meal. Had nice soft live music not too loud. Meals value for money.

Date of visit: March 2013
Thank MarkE20
Reviewed 1 March 2013

I decided to eat there with a few business colleagues and was very disappointed. I commented on this to the waitress and all she could say was "I am sorry." I will not be dining there again. The pork was overcooked and tough. A very...More

Date of visit: February 2013
Thank KMG1962
Reviewed 2 February 2013

Had a business lunch with colleagues and the experience couldn't have been better. The staff were pleaseant and prompt with taking orders and delivering the meals and drinks, though in saying that the young chap who took our orders was great; the young lady who...More

Date of visit: January 2013
Thank Dean H
Reviewed 26 December 2012

The food was good but the staff are not attentive. They got m meal mixed up and did not want to change it although I have not touched it. Brought me another one which I thought was ridiculous.

Date of visit: December 2012
Thank sgwelly
Reviewed 22 November 2012

We have been to the Hamilton Speight's Alehouse twice now and have been really impressed with every aspect of this place. The first time was to celebrate a grandaughter's birthday and the second was to dine, prior to travelling to another family function. Both times...More

Date of visit: November 2012
1  Thank Ian A
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Monday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Tuesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Wednesday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Thursday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Friday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Saturday
12:00 PM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 30 Liverpool Street, Hamilton, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Waikato Region  >  Hamilton
  • Phone Number: +64 7-834 3442
  • E-mail
Description
Speights Ale House in Hamilton is perfectly situated between two of Hamiltons great focal points; the Waikato River and Waikato Stadium. It's the ideal place to meet before or after a stadium event, be it rugby or a concert. The bar may be modern but you'll enjoy the rustic decor with schist rock, exposed wooden beams and copper piping creating a true southern ambience. The menu has hearty southern fare and has its own quirky personality - we reckon it's the only menu featuring 'Moa' or 'Arran's Sore Ribs'. All of which tastes even better when accompanied by and award winning Speights ale off the tap.
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