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The Speight's Ale House

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130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
+64 3-768 0667
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Overview
  • Excellent28%
  • Very good47%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
Travellers talk about
“mash” (9 reviews)
“steak” (38 reviews)
“ribs” (9 reviews)
Open Now
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM Hours
CUISINES
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
RATINGS
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Value
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LOCATION
130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 615 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago

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

Thank Phil P
Reviewed 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quick lunch before catching the train. I had the seafood chowder and Vegetarian Sam had soup of the day which was Tomato and Basil. Both piping hot (maybe too hot!). Could have been a better selection of seafood. Service was a bit on the average...More

Thank MarieB6116
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a great lunch we had. Hubby had the pasta off the special board and I had the Crispy Pork Belly. We ordered extra veggies and they just completed the meal. They have plenty of Gluten Free options, which is plus for me. We will...More

Thank Kezzie K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

An unexpected treasure in an otherwise unremarkable town. Great range of Speights beers on tap, good friendly service and really nice food. We had the whitebait fritter sandwich as a shared starter, followed by lamb shanks and Butterfish. Not cheap, but highly recommend nonetheless.

Thank David J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went to Speights Ale house in Greymouth last night. Apart from being served very very late in the evening despite providing our preferences earlier in the day, the steak I had was terrible, fatty and tough.

Thank MargaretH2492
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food choices are varied and all delicious. Service was warm and friendly and it was a great place to have lunch after getting off the train before traveling farther.

Thank Donna C
Reviewed 17 August 2018 via mobile

Good food and relaxing atmosphere close to the railway station. Best place to visit before boarding the Alpine to Christchurch.

Thank scbear
Reviewed 15 August 2018

We had time to kill and an intense scrabble competition going. I lose 3 games to 1. Some new nibbles and a glass of Chardoney eased my agony. great location and menu selection worth a spot

Thank birdman222015
Reviewed 11 August 2018

We called in to have lunch and wait for the trans-alpine train so we had 2 large suitcases and thsi was no issue for staff. They were friendly and not pushy. We had a couple of drinks then ordered lunch. I had the crispy pork...More

Thank Darren H
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$9 - US$27
Cuisine
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
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, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Monday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Tuesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Wednesday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Thursday
11:30 AM - 10:00 PM
Friday
11:30 AM - 11:30 PM
Saturday
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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Description
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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