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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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“steak” (39 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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41 - 50 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 8 July 2018

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 7 July 2018 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 24 June 2018 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 117pamc
Reviewed 18 June 2018

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 SteveG632
Reviewed 21 May 2018 via mobile

Great new menu friendly staff. the place has definitely been made nice again .new chef comes highly recommended

Thank tarshe
Reviewed 16 May 2018 via mobile

Our return to Speights Ale House was mainly to determine if staff attitudes had changed since our last visit when staff performance was well below par. My review reflected this accordingly. We were pleasantly surprised to be greeted in a friendly manner and it was...More

Thank Wiesje E
Reviewed 11 May 2018

We were catching the train to Christchurch and after checking our bags we walked for a cold drink and a snack. There are very few options in Greymouth but this place is great and the beer is cold

Thank McInvestor
Reviewed 1 May 2018

We arrived into Greymouth after 7pm and the Speights Ale House was still serving meals. We had a lovely meal, good service, cosy friendly, family atmosphere

Thank hazel S
Reviewed 1 May 2018 via mobile

Had two meals and drinks here, before and after the Round Brunner bike race. Great food, service, and atmosphere.

Thank leonie692014
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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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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