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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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CUISINES
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 482 reviews

Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Went for a birthday treat as always food is delish good place to chill and catch up with friends staff are friendly lovely atmosphere

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Meag1234
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

finished a great day in nelson with dinner at Speights ale house. Great food , great atmosphere, great friendly staff. recommend to others for an outing, doesn't matter what the occasion. 👍👍🍻🍻

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank ChrisR7394
Reviewed 4 days ago

Speights Ale House hosted a very well organised quiz night - the progression of the night was seamless! The service was excellent and the staff were very attentive. Thank you so much Glen and team, we look forward to working together again in the new...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Alannah196854948372
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely family weekday lunch. The staff were friendly and happily found a high chair when it was pointed out one was requested upon booking. The calamari salad was absolutely delicious, as good as I’ve eaten anywhere. The television screens were a little...More

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Lindyblu
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a lovely lunch, chowder was amazing! The only complaint was the waitress who was certainly over working for you or having a bad day. We will be back tho

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank foodiesandwine
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great restaurant and bar with a fabulous atmosphere. Food and service were good. The shuttle service from and to our motel was a great added bonus.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank kimreid0974
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, We really appreciate it. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Maxine

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We visited Speight’s Ale House at 99 Quarantine Road, Stoke, Nelson on Thursday 22 Nov. on entering we were met by Aaron, and after saying we had come for dinner, he showed us to a table, took our drinks order and retuned with them. A...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Trail711651
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi there, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review! We agree Aaron is amazing and a great member of our team! He is such a character and a pleasure to work with, he was over the moon to hear of...More

Reviewed 8 November 2018

Thank you so much to Nelson's Speight's Ale House for hosting a great evening for our Perinatal Support Nelson's Fundraising Quiz Night. I was so aware of how supportive the staff were to our cause and making sure that the evening ran smoothly and that...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank PndsnN
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi There, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this review, We are over the moon to hear you had such a successful night for you all. Thank you so much and we look forward to seeing you all again soon. Kind...More

Reviewed 7 November 2018

Nice atmosphere and nice food comfortable surroundings and nice staff. Can be busy but if you can get a table it is worth visiting. Good variety of food for different tastes

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank joannemI1285PG
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Hi Joanne, Thank you for taking the time to write this review, We really appreciate it Kind regards, Max

Reviewed 30 October 2018

We held a fundraising quiz at Speights Ale House for our charity. It was a full house and we had great support from Glen and the team on the night. The Chicken Salad and the dessert sharing plate are delicious!

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank chelsearouthan
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2018

Hi Chelsea, Thank you so much for your wonderful words and we are glad it was a successful night for you. We hope to see you again soon. Kind regards, Max

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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
Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Kids, Bar Scene
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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