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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%
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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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51 - 60 of 635 reviews

Reviewed 30 April 2018

We popped in for a few pre-departure drinks. There is a good atmosphere with friendly staff and a lively vibe.

Thank DeborahLBrisbane
Reviewed 23 April 2018 via mobile

We arrived for lunch. The front service person told us to take a seat at a specific table (they are numbered). After a long wait we asked for the menu. Another long wait and no one came to take an order. When the waitress was...More

1  Thank Traveler_Eduardo
Reviewed 19 April 2018 via mobile

Arrived on the TransAlpine and wandered over at 1505hrs for a bite and a drink - told sorry the kitchen is closed. Ok how about a beer —— oh we close in 15 minutes??? Really on Monday afternoon - jeez no reason to return there

1  Thank mikeH4231OV
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Shot down for a quick feed and a drink as ya do. Ordered the fish and chips fish was great and the chips nice. Service was good. Overall happy. Recommend it.

Thank Sam W
Reviewed 12 April 2018

Great food, great service and a great environment. Interesting to see the different Speights sites around the country, but always top rate!

Thank Sanclaro5810
Reviewed 7 April 2018

Excellent service from waitresses and waiters. Meals arrived quickly and drinks served professionally.

Thank Lois R
Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

Disappointing food and service, would not recommend going here. Been to many speights ale houses and this was far by the worst

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

The food was amazing but the front of house staff weren’t not great. We’re not warned about the wait we would have to have and when the meals came out they were not correct.

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 3 April 2018

We went here over Easter, the food was only average and certainly not as good as other Speights Ale Houses. The Blue Cod was $33 and consisted of two over cooked fillets and some chips with a small salad. The kids fish and chips was...More

Thank Geoff G
Reviewed 1 April 2018

This was an adequate (not bad!) bar and restaurant.. We arrived there around eight and although it was a nice enough bar/restaurant, the guy at the bar was very keen to get us to eat and get on with it..(we were out the door by...More

Thank 747idletraveller
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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, Child-friendly, Groups, Kids, Local cuisine, 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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