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Speights Ale House

$$ - $$$, ,
Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-441 3065
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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“lamb shank” (38 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (18 reviews)
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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 30 September 2018

As you’d expect, usual grills steaks etc and speights beer. No surprises here. Servings good size. Would be nice if had some smaller plates when you’re not hungry and happy hour deals like other places.

Thank bigm860
Reviewed 26 September 2018 via mobile

Had dinner with 2 young children. Great menu options for all the family with a kids menu. All the Speights beer varieties. Staff were awesome with service and kids. Recommend the lamb shanks!

Thank MikeC2237
Reviewed 5 September 2018

The food is always great. The cheese bread, excellent. I have had a wine there and found it a little sweet, and with the excellent service, they have replaced it with another wine. Lovely staff.

Thank teresamaryr
Reviewed 1 September 2018

A mate at work who knew I was heading to Queenstown said I had to go here for a beer, so there I went and had a beer or two just to please him. No, he said it was a good a place and to...More

Thank Ginges_revenge
Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

Speights has a few good beers available at decent prices. We had dinner there and enjoyed the food. It’s pub style food and one of the cheaper places in Queenstown to eat. Meals are around the $20 mark and beers $6-9 depending on size. It...More

Thank Robbie S
Reviewed 22 August 2018 via mobile

I went to speights ale house for lunch and was left disappointed. The atmosphere was warm and cozy but my food was inedible. I got the soup of the day which was curry pumpkin and carrot soup. It tasted like the chef poured the entire...More

Thank katherinejunef
Reviewed 21 August 2018

another night of great food had in Queenstown, all was very good for this family of 4, blue cod, chicken ceasar, lamb and vegies, and good old nuggets & chips for the young one. Good quick service.

Thank sparklekitty
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

During happy hour drinks seemed full price compared to 1876 across the road, lovely feel to the pub and nice staff but not any value here, do yourself a favour and walk across the road

Thank johnandwilms
Reviewed 12 August 2018

Speights Alehouse has good food -- pub food and comfort food were what stood out to me -- and very good beers. It's a large-ish restaurant, with several dining areas in the nice, warm interior, and a large outdoor dining area. (The latter wasn't much...More

Thank JohnsonIV
Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

My husband got the popular blue and gold which is blue cod, chips and salad. Everything was up to their usual standard. The girl that served us was a great hostess coming around checking on our meals and drinks. I had the steak with mashed...More

Thank dallasbaird
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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
  • Food
  • Value
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
Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
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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