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The Speight's Ale House

$$ - $$$, ,
130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
+64 3-768 0667
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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mash” (9 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM Hours
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 630 reviews

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Nice place to get a quick bite/beer before boarding the train. Although prices are a bit expensive, portions are large and good for sharing.

Thank patagoniapuff
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

While living in the Dunedin area the local Speights Ale House was our favourite restaurant for many years. Now you can find their restaurants in many other locations, this time we dined at the Ale House in Greymouth. As usual could not fault the food...More

Thank Waynedvh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Staff were friendly, they have a nice selection of drinks. Has the ribeye steak, it was nothing special. It was cooked medium as I requested, but it was burnt on the outside and a bit too much of that charcoal taste. But apart from that...More

Thank KarenDeAmaro
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Speight's Ale House prooves that hands on management leads to perfection. We had a miserable day in Greymouth due to bad weather conditions. I must say that the town looks very gray in a day like this. I rarely drink, if it wasn't for the...More

Thank TheGreatBumble
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in Greymouth and had several meals here, lunch, dinner and a snack. All were excellent and good value.

Thank Suz_from_Padstow
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve stayed in Greymouth for 4 nights and visited this place for food and drinks on a number of occasions. It is a great all round Gastro Pub with excellent service and food. The selection of drinks available is first class. The staff are extremely...More

Thank Winelovers58
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After 5 hours of beautiful scenery and a train ride, we were so glad to see you. Food was good, white Bait sandwich was a treat, chowder and fish cakes were thoroughly enjoyed. Service and atmosphere was good, compliments to the chef.

Thank Irene M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A very delicious meal with local fresh produce. Reasonably priced. Friendly service. Good product knowledge.

Thank susanpG7216UO
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks 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
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan 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
Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Kids
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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