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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 good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“steak” (37 reviews)
“ribs” (10 reviews)
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Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had dinner here after a day in Greymouth. The service is good and the selection ok. We only found a few options for my vegetarian child but the burger she had was very tasty. The prices were reasonable and frankly it seems one of...More

Thank Rebecca F
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to the Speights Ale House though the wait for food was particularly long with the restaurant not that busy and children waiting an excessive amount of time. Great wine selection and of course the beers were plentiful.

Thank loveroflifenz
Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a family meal with our two boys. Service was prompt, it's all brand spanking new and the fit out is very classy. Only comment I'd make was the kids menu is typically rubbish, and they might as well have gone to McDonalds. I.e,...More

Thank Dakar1967
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Ice cold Speight’s served as it should be, Distinction Ale! Yummo. The beer menu has a porter as Non applicable slightly odd for a Sepight’s pub. The bar staff are friendly and helpful. Service is important and being prepared to Service customers is key, unfortunately...More

Thank Colin M
Reviewed 1 week ago

After coming off the trans alpine in Greymouth we decided to have a bit to eat the Speights ale house which was right across the road from the train station very handy.The service was great and the food was also good.

Thank lynn e
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely restaurant, bright with good décor, friendly staff, great food at reasonable prices and nice and cosy especially on a cold wet night that we encountered. Good overall experience.

Thank NewZealandCarver
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went for lunch on cold day. The chowder was to die for. Plenty of fish and real chowder taste. Handy next to train station. Staff friendly enough, service ok without being exceptional.

Thank ElvisInvercargill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went here with friends for lunch Lunch was good probably just your typical Chain restaurant. One if the staff had an issue with putting on the gas heater for us Complaining that it was expensive to run. But as there was 6 of us sitting...More

Thank Pam C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Decor great and staff super friendly and offer a really good service. Shame the same cant be said for the kitchen. We ordered 2 open steak sandwiches and 1 of the steaks was all gristle and unedible in the end. Ribs just had a bottled...More

Thank muffworm
Reviewed 4 June 2018 via mobile

Not the first choice but certainly the best choice great staff great food and very friendly . They went out of their way to help new owners new menu ... highly recommended

Thank Steve G
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
US$10 - 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
Bar Scene, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Child-friendly
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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