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Review of Speight's Alehouse

Speight's Alehouse
Ranked #18 of 408 Restaurants in Dunedin
Certificate of Excellence
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Good for: Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining
Dining options: After-hours, Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Reservations
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

Mediocre pub meals at a premium price. Walked away with a hole in our pocket and disappointed in the meals.

Thank Jersh B
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Nesslea S, Owner at Speight's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We are sorry to hear that your experience at The Speight’s Ale House was disappointing. Please contact us on 0272772102 so we can get your feedback on how we can improve our service.

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Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

Never thought I would regret eating at speights. Ordered the rib eye, I could swear it was a rump (I can’t stand rump), and was also overcooked. Not that it mattered as I didn’t eat it. Asked the waitress and she said she’s not sure if the difference but she would speak to the chef, came back up and said she spoke to her manager and he is also not sure. Chips and salad for dinner it was then. My partner ordered the braised steak and it was very dry.

Thank StephieeihpetS
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Nesslea S, Owner at Speight's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We are sorry to hear that you were disappointed with your experience at The Speight’s Ale House. Thank you for your feedback. We will be endeavouring to remedy the lack of knowledge from our staff about our meals and the unsatisfactory response to your complaint with further staff training. Please contact us on 0272772102 so we can discuss.

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Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

Disappointed when I had recommended this as a restaurant to my cousin and her partner when we were out of town. The ribs were great but the steak inedible. They did mention to the waitress and were informed that there had already been a complaint about the steak earlier in the evening. She did offer to replace but they couldn’t actually do this as the kitchen had closed. No discount was offered and full price was paid for all meals and drinks. Now they have said they won’t be returning. ☹️

Thank JannetteH21
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Nesslea S, Owner at Speight's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

We are sorry to hear that your cousin had a disappointing experience at The Speight’s Ale House. We are also not happy with how it was handled and the outcome for your cousin. Please contact us on 0272772102 so we can discuss options.

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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

Let’s be clear the alehouse isn’t about fine dining, for us it’s about great pub food, great beer to match, great atmosphere and great service. We dined here twice during a 4 night stay and were not disappointed hence the second trip. Meals were really well done and the crumble I had for dessert was one of the best ever. Chuck in the restaurant staff who are good buggers and it makes for an enjoyable evening.

Thank ANavanua
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Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

This place has gone down hill, terrible gluggy mash, average veges, they don’t even make there own desserts anymore, they buy them in, ale house loaf was great though

Thank sjohnson1988
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