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The Speight's Ale House

$$ - $$$, ,
130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
+64 3-768 0667
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  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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Closes in 26 min
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

Located just behind the Railway Station, the Ale House is a handy location for travellers on the Tranzalpine to enjoy lunch - standard pub fare at a reasonable price - service was ok but not exceptional and ambience was good - I ordered the seafood...More

Thank Richard N
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The refurbishment looks good. The Waitress did her bare minimum... she sat us, took our order for drinks and food and that was it.... we were never checked on asked if we would like more drinks or to see how our meals were (spoiler alert!!!...More

Thank Krystal S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Delicious traditional pub style food. We had the pot pie which was delicious, they have a good selection of beers. The place is in a traditional old building with nice furnishings making a really cool atmosphere.

Thank Benjamin R
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped here for late lunch after arriving in Greymouth on the tranzalpine. Atmosphere was relaxed and quiet. Food and coffee was good.

Thank B5888WHsamanthac
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fabulous restaurant! I had the fish of the day and it was cooked to perfection! Great range of awesome beers, fabulous service and great value for money. Will definitely go back!!

Thank wateva_44
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a grat meal with my son. Ordered and entree and a small main and as a bloke and big eater struggled to finish it all. Food tasted great, service and staff very friendly.

Thank KombiCulture
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We came at 2pm and the place was closed - both google and tripadvisor were showing the place as open. Quite unprofessional in our view - we drove quite a while to have lunch in this spot; would be great if the management could update...More

Thank OlenaPetrosyuk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Food here is excellent and reasonably priced. I had a peppered venison pie and it was melt in your mouth tender. Highly recommended

Thank Karen H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Right beside railway station,quick service. A nice whitebait sandwich for lunch washed down with a crisp speights

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We dined here for dinner which was delicious the food, service and staff were outstanding. So much so we went back for lunch the following day. This was very delicious,we had quid and soup of the day (vegetable)Great beer lovely wine list and fabulous service....More

Thank Christine H
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$26
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Groups
Open Hours
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
11:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Greymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 3-768 0667
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Newly renovated, The Greymouth Speight's Ale House has a new winter menu but with the same legendary selection of beers and wine. Open everyday from 11:30am, we have a cosy indoor fire and outdoor seating and we welcome you with good old fashioned Kiwi hospitality. Our food and beverage offerings celebrate the best of local fare, with the freshest and finest ingredients cooked with passion.
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