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Speights Ale House

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Stanley, Queenstown 9197, New Zealand
+64 3-441 3065
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
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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 6 July 2018 via mobile

Nothing better on a cold night to have a delicious dinner by a toasty fire!. My lamb shanks were amazing, burger & fish yummy. Serves very generous & very reasonably priced for Queenstown!. Sevice by Louise was excellent..despite being busy food & service prompt. Choc...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank sheilariser
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

What a gem! We walked past Speights earlier in the day and saw the lunch special advertised at $15. We were quickly seated, fabulous down to earth friendly genuine hospitality. We enjoyed our meals (steak and ribs) practically licking the plates clean. Great selection of...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank NatashaS1180
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

Speights Alehouse is modern gourmet pub food for the discerning customer. We were drawn in by the lunch specials and the tantalising menu. They offer information about providence, where the lamb came from, how the fish was caught, sustainable farming, gate to plate produce. And...More

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank misshazeyeyed
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

First time we have booked a restaurant through First Table and we were welcomed with open arms. The beer on tap was frosty and tasty - especially the owners own brew. Can definitely recommend the seafood chowder and bangers and mash. The ribs were pretty...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank 362margaretl
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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.

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: June 2018
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

Date of visit: May 2018
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

Date of visit: April 2018
Thank 77melh
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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
Child-friendly, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, 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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