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Speights Ale House Restaurant

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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68 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
+64 6-834 1188
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11:00 - 02:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 02:00
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Auckland, New Zealand
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27 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great spot to get a nice meal and drink. The menu is comprehensive and has good gluten free options available

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Thank Waltersj1
Perth, Australia
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39 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dinner for 9 people easily accommodated for. Service was good, food was definately filling. Had plenty of time to have great conversations between courses and were not rushed to leave at the end of the evening. Everyone enjoyed their entire evening.

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Thank Cherie P
Napier, New Zealand
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38 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We took our grandson there for a small birthday celebration. We sat outside on the deck it was a very pleasant evening. The waiter was good and the menu had a great selection to choose from.

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Thank Bonnie936
Sydney, Australia
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53 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

I've forgotten the name of the dark beer I was drinking here but it was superb. It helped wash down the bangers and mash pub food staple I chose. The staff are friendly and help you choose your beer. Recommended.

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Thank ChristoforoM
Wellington, New Zealand
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223 reviews
119 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

was out here with work friends on Wednesday night. the atmosphere was great and the place was busy. However once my Lamb shank came to the table was where things went wrong. Presentation was fine, however once I had my first mouthful i discovered that the shank was cold. Everything else on the plate was nice and hot. Called the... More 

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Thank white0nes
Palmerston North, New Zealand
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Worst meal AND service, making it an embarrassment to the Speights name. Waited 70 minutes for our meal (burgers and fish and chips) with no heads up on the wait. They attempted to give us the dessert menu 40 minutes in. Then one of the burgers had a hair entwined in the meat pattie.

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Thank sassloan
Christchurch, New Zealand
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32 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

lovely place just to sit and relax and have a nice meal and a couple of ales, and look at the views, then go for a stroll around the other places

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Thank Fionahead
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17 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had booked but on arrival no booking could be found. The guys were amazing at putting everything right. They found us a table, made sure we had drinks and our food orders were taken. The food arrived in good time and was fabulous. They gave us just the right amount of time between courses to allow us to enjoy... More 

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Thank Fiona C
PARKERVILLE
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81 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

7 of us for lunch. Fabulous service, friendly staff and good food. All of us had a good time and would recommend Speights for a get together with friends. thanks Alex and staff

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Thank HILARY S
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16 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a good night hear but when the bill came as we got a tab they tried to over charge us about $100 worth of drinks. We did get some money back bit would not get a tab at this place.

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Thank Glen B

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$9 - US$24
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, View, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Bar Scene
Open Hours
Sunday
11:00 - 02:00
Monday
11:00 - 02:00
Tuesday
11:00 - 02:00
Wednesday
11:00 - 02:00
Thursday
11:00 - 02:00
Friday
11:00 - 02:00
Saturday
11:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 68 West Quay, Ahuriri, Napier, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Hawke's Bay Region  >  Napier
  • Phone Number: +64 6-834 1188

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?