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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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  • Excellent29%
  • Very good46%
  • Average15%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible3%
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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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11 - 20 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 28 October 2018 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 25 October 2018 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 imherbert101
Reviewed 17 October 2018 via mobile

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

Thank susanpG7216UO
Reviewed 16 October 2018

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 14 October 2018 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 7 October 2018

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 6 October 2018 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 30 September 2018 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 29 September 2018 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 25 September 2018 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
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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
Child-friendly, Kids, Groups, Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining
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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