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“Nice staff”
Review of Speights Ale House

Speights Ale House
Ranked #39 of 425 Restaurants in Hamilton
Cuisines: Pub
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Dining options: Dinner, After-hours, Breakfast, Reservations
Description: Speights Ale House in Hamilton is perfectly situated between two of Hamiltons great focal points; the Waikato River and Waikato Stadium. It's the ideal place to meet before or after a stadium event, be it rugby or a concert. The bar may be modern but you'll enjoy the rustic decor with schist rock, exposed wooden beams and copper piping creating a true southern ambience. The menu has hearty southern fare and has its own quirky personality - we reckon it's the only menu featuring 'Moa' or 'Arran's Sore Ribs'. All of which tastes even better when accompanied by and award winning Speights ale off the tap.
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A little disapointed as the staff had to ask the chef if I could have my steak MR ???? then my meal was look warm , microwaved the mash and gravy for me. Then asked for a special coffee and 3 of the staff could not make it I had to tell them how to , and it came out wrong. I own a restaurant and my advise to them is train staff better and a scotch fillet should be cooked to your liking not just MR. Very expensive too not be returning

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Thank DeborahM3292
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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Nothing to rave about, but a good variety of food catering to a wide range of tastes. Good value for money with a comfortable pub atmosphere and decor. Plenty of parking so no hassles there. A quick and easy option for a meal out.

Thank Joy C
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Reviewed 3 October 2018

Close to motel so I could walk. It was Tesday so quiz night however as the restaurant area was to one side it wasn't too distracting except if you were tempted to join in. Fantastic staff, great food.

Thank Trundles800
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Reviewed 18 September 2018

This a good pub with friendly service. The usual Speights beers went down OK but our Blue and Gold fish and chips were over cooked so the fish was soft not chunky as it should have been.

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Thank Steve W
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Reviewed 15 July 2018

Warm and inviting inside on a cold July evening, with no need to book. Wait staff were excellent, getting our order through before a large booking arived. Menu choices as you would expect, and all meals tasty. Dont expect to order anything other than speights beer though! Not that thats a bad option....

Would happily eat there again with the family

Thank Dan R
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