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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 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.

Date of visit: October 2017
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

Date of visit: August 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: August 2018
Thank dallasbaird
Reviewed 23 July 2018

We booked a table online the same afternoon and arrived early and were shown to our table in a cosy corner of the restaurant. The menu is great with lots of choices, especially for our vegetarian daughter who quite often ends up with chips. She...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Janine G
Reviewed 17 July 2018

Located in the centre of town, we stumbled upon this place by accident and I’m glad we did. When we arrived there were a few reserved tables, a good indication that it was quite a popular place for dinner. And it did not disappoint! We...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank gabski_polka
Reviewed 14 July 2018

My husband & I had been walking around Queenstown for about 2 to 3 hours when we saw Speights Ale House....just begging us to join them for a relaxing beer. Great staff and surroundings.

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank Pamela S
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

We were disappointed when we arrived and were told we couldn’t sit at a certain table as it was booked for an hour later - and they never turned up. They don’t have liver and bacon on the menu anymore. Food was typical pub food....More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Deessert
Reviewed 10 July 2018

Day out with hubby was made even better with a visit here for lunch. Great atmosphere,friendly staff nice food.

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sheryll858
Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Amazing food and cheap! Make sure you stop by here- great service and you will leave satisfied. Must visit

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank Kyle D
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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
Groups, Local cuisine, Child-friendly, Kids, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene
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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