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Speights Ale House Blenheim Restaurant

111 Middle Renwick Road | Springlands, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
+64 3-577 9992
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  • Excellent42%
  • Very good40%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
111 Middle Renwick Road | Springlands, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

They can cater for small or larger groups that I belong to. Food is good quality, prompt and a very welcoming cafe.

Thank helebarba
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

My meal was good and reasonably priced. I love the design of the interior. Has been done very well. Felt a little short staffed.

Thank Mavis29
Reviewed 1 week ago

What a perfect resturant to be after a great day. Wonderful food and the most wonderful staff. It was a fun and relaxed evening and though the resturant was full we weren't hurried or kept waiting for anything we ordered by the waiting staff. We'll...More

Thank Robin F
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a booked table for four, service was great, drinks were replenished quickly, the wait for the meals was more than acceptable. Portions were large so couldn't finish mine.

Thank Kiwiintheus
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very busy pub, great atmosphere. The food was your average pub grub food bit good sized portions and reasonably priced.

Thank aimkel
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great beer, good wine. Lively atmosphere. Table available within 1/2 hour but bar seats in the meanwhile. Delicious food.

Thank Michele L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very cool place to drink a beer and eat a burger with some friends! Pub style, this is really nice inside and they offer many choices (food & beer/wine/soft)

Thank CPPauline
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Good range of beer and local wines. Good food but let down by service. There was no team atmosphere in this restaurant. There was a new (very young) barman on that had trouble pouring beers with no one helping him out. When we asked about...More

Thank sbdrep
Reviewed 18 April 2017

The menu hasn't changed since it opened 4 years ago. The meals come out looking amazing but it has no flavour.

Thank Shelley B
Reviewed 16 April 2017 via mobile

We walked to the Ale house as it was not far from our motel. Very popular and we were lucky to get a table as we hadn't booked. I had the blue cod and it was great.

Thank Neville S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$8 - US$20
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
08:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 111 Middle Renwick Road | Springlands, Blenheim 7201, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Marlborough Region  >  Blenheim
  • Phone Number: +64 3-577 9992
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Open 7 days from 9am til late, serving up true southern hospitality in modern and comfortable surroundings!