We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Speights Ale House

$$ - $$$, ,
Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-441 3065
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good40%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“lamb shank” (38 reviews)
“seafood chowder” (18 reviews)
Open Now
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
All Details
Write a ReviewReviews (756)
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year

31 - 40 of 733 reviews

Reviewed 25 June 2018

We normally use our Entertainment book but the Ale house was nearby and it was cold out. We didn't have to worry about not using our coupon book as the Ale House prices are so good! The meals are large and delicious! We had great...More

Thank Alana B
Reviewed 19 June 2018 via mobile

Fish and Chips were tasty. I liked their tarter sauce. It was more flavorful than some of the mayo only tasting sauces I've had in New Zealand (guess I would say it's closer to what I'm used to at home.). The ales were great. I...More

Thank Katie G
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We had a great night at Speights this week. The food was delicious and the service was fantastic! We felt very welcome and it was a perfect environment for dining. Recommend a visit if you enjoy a hearty meal in a relaxed environment.

Thank saf9922018
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Welcomed like we were old friends and directed to a table next to the fire, the bangers and mash were so good I tried to eat the entire serve whilst downing a pint of the 5 Malt Old Dark. Great pub

Thank JimDobbin
Reviewed 1 June 2018

We had lunch here and we so impressed we came back for dinner. The meals were hearty and very excellent value for money. The service was exceptional and the manager has a very good sense of humour. This place had a great range of beers...More

Thank tasmansafety
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Such a great little pub in Queenstown with so much history inside those walls. Service was great, food was delicious and of course the beer was even better. I had been craving a home cooked meal on our travels so the bangers and mash was...More

Thank 77melh
Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

We came in and had a fantastic meal. The drinks were great and service was exceptional. Best place for a meal and drink in Queenstown

Thank Jchurstain
Reviewed 28 May 2018

Awesome pub I went there several times.Has a big open fire, multiple beer taps with a good range of craft beers.The food is also very nice.Very nice place to chill out with a beer after a hard day on the slopes.Try the cherry beer Awsome.

Thank Gdonovanl
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Heart meals and very reasonable prices in a great pub atmosphere. Great outdoor area with roaring fireplaces in winter. A favourite apres ski spot for locals. Big range of tap beers. Great service. Fun.

Thank Bevis6
Reviewed 19 May 2018

We enjoyed the ambience of this Ale House. It is friendly - patrons chat from table to table about their holiday adventures. The burger was huge and very tasty and the seafood chowder was delicious. Staff efficient, courteous and friendly. Ate there two years ago...More

Thank bruces230
Nearby HotelsSee all 59 hotels in Queenstown
Hulbert House
63 reviews
.17 km away
Glebe Apartments
594 reviews
.17 km away
The Spire Hotel Queenstown
186 reviews
.22 km away
Heartland Hotel Queenstown
724 reviews
.24 km away
Nearby Restaurants
1,913 reviews
.06 km away
The Spice Room
617 reviews
.12 km away
Brazz Steakhouse & Bar
1,201 reviews
.06 km away
Fat Badgers Pizza Bar Queenstown
900 reviews
.11 km away
Nearby Attractions
Ivan Clarke Gallery
84 reviews
.11 km away
Queenstown Arts Centre
36 reviews
.04 km away
Queenstown Massage – Central Day Spa
322 reviews
.00 km away
Yoga. Nadi Wellness Centre
13 reviews
.01 km away
Ask a question
Questions & Answers
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
Improve this listing

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
Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing