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Speights Ale House

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Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-441 3065
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  • Excellent45%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 December 2018

Monday 19th November & we had snow in Queenstown so into Speights Ale House for a lunch by the fire. Pat had Pie of the Day, Polly - Pulled Pork Bun, John - Seafood Chowder with a side od mushrooms & Onion rings, Warren had...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Warren Pat S
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Lively place to watch televised sports. Good range of Speight's beers, plus good pub food. Watched the All Blacks demolish the Wallabies!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank MichiganTresco
Reviewed 25 November 2018 via mobile

Been here several times on visits service always good food choice and portion sizes good. If no room in restaurant offered to sit and eat in bar or wait for table.Given time of wait for food when first entering to confirm if you wish to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank rosiejacq
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

This is a comfortable ale house with their own beer. I liked their Porter. I had their pasta with a peppercorn white sauce. It was delicious.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank H2675VQlindas
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

Extra friendly staff, Extra delicious beer on tap, Extra delicious food, Really fair price. We had the venison and lamb and pumpkin soup. There was not one little thing to complain about.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank schnipps_mac
Reviewed 23 October 2018

10 of us enjoyed lunch here on a rainy afternoon. Great food, great beer, warm as toast inside and great service. well worth a visit and prices are very reasonable too!!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank thegarvans
Reviewed 22 October 2018 via mobile

Always a great meal at this restaurant. Has a great atmosphere and the staff were very efficient considering they were reasonably busy. Highly recommended.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Maria W
Reviewed 18 October 2018 via mobile

Came here last week, great food. Had the sausage and mash, just like home!! The girl from wales couldn't have done more than enough, would definitely go again!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Hugh N
Reviewed 17 October 2018

We had dinner and drinks here during our stay in Queenstown. My husband had the bangers and mash and said it was "amazing", I had a Chicken Caesar salad which was also "amazing". The service was superb and so was the atmosphere. Meal sizes were...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank tangarritc
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile

Great pub. Awesome atmosphere. Went there with a big group of friends they had no trouble accommodating us. Great friendly service. Highly recommend

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank Jackiefoss
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13 August 2017|
Response from graemesmith10 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, don't need to know about this venue, I have had several ales there along with one of the best seafood chowders since I was in Ireland. I also had a few ales and steaks across the road at the old Courthouse Hotel April... More
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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Average prices
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
11:00 AM - 11:45 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Queenstown
  • Phone Number: +64 3-441 3065
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