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Speights Ale House

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Certificate of Excellence2016 - 2017 Winner


Bar, Pub, New Zealand
Special Diets
Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
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Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

Im sorry, been to other Speights Ale houses and they have been awesome, but not this one. Not greeted at door, had to go and find someone, food was disgusting (chicken filo wrap) couldn't eat it, steak so tough it couldn't be cut with a...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank dimarshall63
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We visited on a Thursday night with our 4 boys and my inlaws. The staff were friendly enough but our booking was incorrect (6 places not 6pm) and the waiter looked annoyed that we were late (original was 5pm) we explained the mistake, he moved...More

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank melissagilbert9691
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Evening meal..was great.The service we received was impeccable and our waiter was the most polite person we have come across in along while. We hardly had to wait for our meals and drinks and it was all good!!!

Date of visit: July 2017
Thank Carrotkaren
Reviewed 28 June 2017

Chowder was fine , chicken burgers barely average. Atmosphere very noisy with the Tuesday quiz night, it would have been nice if we had been informed about this when booking. Service very poor, waitress did not know specials and couldn't answer any questions about any...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank karenZ5319TF
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Large meals friendly staff, but not fine dining. This is a pub, so nothing fancy should be expected here. The chowder was very nice, the calamari on Asian noodles was a strange combination, no noodles should have been served. The salmon salad was covered in...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank Hano59
Reviewed 25 June 2017

Arrived 2.20pm, so don't know if this would make any difference to the quality of the food we were served up! Place was dark and cold with no background music playing. Ordered drinks at the bar took them through to the dining section. Two people...More

Date of visit: June 2017
Thank BeverleyJ16
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

Nothing to shout about . Been to Speights Ale house a few times, best point is it usually isn't too busy. Had a meeting with a group of friends was quiet enough to have a conversation which was good.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Keithry
Reviewed 25 May 2017

As per title, the cut of meat was horrendous. Mostly sinew and unrendored fat, very possibly from defrosted. The garlic jus was not a jus. It was a thick, flavourless gravy which smothered the entire plate and by the time it hit the table had...More

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank DanM5479
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Good Food Great Atmosphere for a quick business dinner. They also have a quiz night on Tuesdays. I had a Pale Ale and Bangers and Mash. Good value.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank Brentwapwap
Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Came here as it was right next to Waikato Stadium before the Warriors game on Friday 19th May. They had a limited events menu on... with special high prices! Wedges served in a takeaway container for $16!! You're taking the piss right? I had the...More

Date of visit: May 2017
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