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Speight's Ale House

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99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-547 7336
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Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 462 reviews

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We had a great time, well managed for us. Drinks were kept timely, however the food was a little slow but worth the wait. Servings are large. The deserts are also large and well priced. Overall the evening went well, good table service and well...More

Thank Peter F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place and service especially the waitress Lani she made the whole experience great would definitely go back

Thank randsholmes
alehousenelson, General Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there, Thank you for the 5 star review! Lani will be stoked, she really is a pleasure to work with and a great asset. We hope to see you again soon, Kind regards, Maxine

Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an awesome night out. Food was awesome, service was awesome. Great place to have a meal. Thats why we keep going back.

Thank Tony J
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Tony, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review, we are stoked to hear you enjoyed your time with us. We look forward to seeing you again soon. Cheers,

Reviewed 1 week ago

We organised a quiz Night for 75 people at Speights Ale House in Stoke last month as a fund raiser. The staff were very helpful in sorting tables to accommodate our teams of 10- 12 people. The Quiz Master was excellent with many helpful suggestions...More

Thank Mobile813744
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Rosemary, Thank you for your taking the time to write this lovely review! it was a pleasure having you and the team for the Nelson Civic Choir join us for the evening. We all hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Max

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our cycling tour decided to stop here for a well earned lunch . The waitress found a great table for the 10 of us and then told us the special of the day was whitebait omelettes ! 8 of the 10 chose this meal with...More

Thank John T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went for a family dinner at Speights Ale House it was great! Good value for your money. Will definitely be back. Go Maddy go

Thank 820dawid
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for the 5 star review. Maddie will be over the moon to hear such wonderful comments. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Max

Reviewed 11 August 2018

Friday night was busy, but the staff were all most friendly and welcoming. The food arrived with a smile, tasted good and was good value for money. The beer was good too!

Thank Viragored
alehousenelson, General Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for this great review, we really appreciate you taking the time to write it and let us know, look forward to seeing you again soon. :)

Reviewed 6 August 2018

We visited this establishment while visiting Nelson to scout out a venue for an upcoming concert tour and for somewhere to bring our International performers. We tried the Seafood Chowder, Drunken Steak & The Dessert that had some Caramel Popcorn with it and left very...More

Thank Concert-Promoter-NZ
alehousenelson, General Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

Hi there, We really appreciate your great review, its awesome to hear how great the food is, our chefs try extremely hard to make sure everyone has a great experience and leaves satisfied. We hope to see you again soon. Good on ya mate.

Reviewed 6 August 2018 via mobile

Hello. Please give our thanks to the Manager(s) and others for the wonderful food and service.We had an amazing time. The food and service at Speights ale house was absolutely spectacular,we ate two meals there. It was just the right size portion of food and...More

Thank wrightjessie
alehousenelson, General Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi there Jessie, thank heaps for the review, we really appreciate it, glad to hear you had a great time here and the food and service were wonderful, we really do try to make each and every customers experience here a great one. I will...More

Reviewed 5 August 2018 via mobile

Very loud music which made conversation almost impossible. The food was superb. The service however was non existent. Our plates were half cleared from the table and then our waiter decided that restocking the bar dishes was more important. We waited another 10 minutes before...More

Thank geofft629
alehousenelson, General Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2018

Hi there Geoff, i am very sorry to hear that our music was to loud and the service was not up to standard, We pride ourselves on our service and atmosphere here at Speights and strive for every customers experience to be a great one....More

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woodstews
7 January 2016|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the message. I can assure you they are hygienic and of a very high standard which meets all Food Safety requirements. Hope you enjoyed you meal with us. Kind regards, Gareth Caldwell Owner / Operator
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woodstews
7 January 2016|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the message. I can assure you they are hygienic and of a very high standard which meets all Food Safety requirements. Hope you enjoyed you meal with us. Kind regards, Gareth Caldwell Owner... More
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Roger1066
26 December 2015|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi Roger, Our pints are start from $7.90 for our mainstream beer, with Craft beer and cider $8.20. Cheers Gareth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$4 - US$22
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-547 7336
  • E-mail
Description
Situated on Quarantine Rd opposite Mitre 10 Mega and the WOW Museum we are proud to be the 17th Speight's Ale House across the country and the very first of the new look Ale House! Whether its good hearty portions of southern style food or Speight's exclusive range of award winning tap beer and extensive wine list this is the place to cater for all. With space for over 250 patrons in one of our many areas of the Restaurant , Bar or sun drenched Garden Bar there is always a spot for everyone. The Speight's Ale House brings strong traditions of legendary southern hospitality and you'll find the owner operator Gareth Caldwell and his great crew of staff live and breath by these age old values. With always plenty of entertainment , live sport and weekly specials keep your eye on our "What's on at The Ale House" to be sure not to miss out! Our popular upstairs area allows us to offer a private function area in which we are capable of catering for groups up to 75 people so whether it's a Birthday Party, Social Club gathering, or just a good old get together we can cater to your every need. Come on down and see what we are all about and start experiencing the Ale House way of Southern Hospitality! "Good on ya mate"
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