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Speight's Alehouse

200 Rattray Street | 200 Rattray St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-471 9050
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Overview
  • Excellent48%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (65 reviews)
“ribs” (39 reviews)
“garlic bread” (20 reviews)
Open Now
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
200 Rattray Street | 200 Rattray St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 976 reviews

Reviewed yesterday

We ate here after our tour of the Speight brewery. We really loved the atmosphere. Of course, the food was great. We had the fish and chips and the shank of lamb... great. Mid-range price. Good service too. You won't be disappointed.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bruno D
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I had my eighty year old parents with me and was hankering to go to Emmerson’s brewery Alas the menu at Speight’s was more their style so had to compromise The food was fine and I had the Venison Service was good Beer was good...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank RichardS946
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We rang this place beforehand but they said they would be booked out due to graduations. Got told come On the off chance etc come in for a feed . We went in as flew up from Hamilton and told good place . The atmosphere...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Psarj
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I recently spent 2 weeks in Dunedin. We came here twice as a big group. Food was standard pub food -suggest the ribs! There was a good selection of beer on tap. Best pub we found in Dunedin.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank phillF539HN
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The atmosphere and décor are great. Food was average - the drunken roast was kind of tough - but the ale was good. Service is polite and efficient but indifferent.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank 9989SO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We recently visited Speight's Alehouse when we were in Dunedin. The place was very busy, plenty of atmosphere and lots of people dining. We managed to grab a table upstairs. Service was prompt and efficient, food was good. Went back the following day for pre-drinks...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank TotallyBananas
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile

Had a most enjoyable lunch here yesterday.Very busy but we were still well attended to.Good ambience in a lovely building.The Highland Lamb was superb and I would so order that again!My companions had the Seafood Chowder which they said was delish. Will be back 👍

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Bernadette C
Reviewed 30 October 2018

The interior has a nice vibe for an Ale House. Great use of wood on the interior. I only came in for the 8 Ale tasting sampler. The best item was the Hard Cider. The remaing ales were on so so. The low carb offering...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FloridaBeachRider
Reviewed 26 October 2018

On a cold spring night, hot comfort food with generous portions was just the ticket. It was our first night and soon learned that virtually all restaurant kitchens close early (by city standards) Our order was in a 8:45 and our server said it was...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Gary S
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

I do love the Ale House. Always has solid pub food at reasonable prices! For me the stand outs are the lamb shank and the fish and chips! And for a little bit more you can get an extra shank... For a good challenge!

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank hjsgems
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laraine2018
4 May 2018|
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Response from Eileen C | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a choices from the menu and the waiters are very friendly to you for you request.
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WesMarmaduke
30 January 2018|
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Monday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Tuesday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Wednesday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Thursday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Friday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Saturday
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Rattray Street | 200 Rattray St, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-471 9050
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