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Galbraith's Alehouse

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2018 Winner
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At the heart of Galbraith’s beers, the alehouse provides an engaging destination to enjoy good company, quality pub food and explore craft beer. Word has traveled far about the iconic pub and international travelers seek it out for a quality beer experience away from home. As for many New Zealanders, Galbraith’s is the reason they visit Auckland.
Special Diets
Vegetarian Friendly
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub
FEATURES
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Television
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All reviews triple cooked chips burger soup mussels pub food brewed on site hand pull russian imperial stout great beer and food customer parking craft beer new zealand a busy friday night bite to eat on tap sunday lunch great atmosphere
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Later than closing time we stepped out to find a place selling water. Nothing open. Went past Galbraith and said they were just closing, but offered us iced water. Chatted. More iced water and so friendly. The pub had excellent ales on offer for a...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank minimuspaul
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After climbing Mount Eden we were looking for a pint. This was the perfect place to while the afternoon away. They had a lovely shaded patio and we enjoyed their cask beer and draught cider over a few hands of cards. We stayed long enough...More

Date of visit: January 2019
Thank citygal77
Reviewed November 14, 2018 via mobile

My husband and I had dinner and drinks before a concert at the Powerstation, we weren't impressed, very high prices for very very average food with small portions of both food and wine, no plans on revisitingMore

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Michelle O
BarM151, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Because of our proximity to the Powerstation concert venue, we have found over the years being directly opposite provides us a chance on “show nights” to either gain or lose potential clientele when it comes to a first visit. It's not our "usual" crowd so...More

Reviewed November 6, 2018

Really top quality pub food and better, some of the classics , but done superbly . Their beers , brewed there are worth tasting , all of them , and they have an amazing range of foreign beers , some on tap .It's got a...More

Date of visit: January 2018
Thank Liam D
BarM151, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded November 16, 2018

Many thanks for your review, we do try keep a range of beers local & international throughout the fridges that compliment our own craft beers.Pleased to here your visit was a good one, you obviously grasped the concept of our premises. We hope to see...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

Popped in for one half pint and chose an in-house OLD BURTON XPIPA. Lovely on the hand pull. Most of the brews are English style ales. The pub was busy with a mix of groups, families and couples. There is free parking on site which...More

Date of visit: July 2018
Thank PGHRNZ
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

The Old Burton cask conditioned ale has been a hit in recent weeks, we are glad you also enjoyed it and appreciate the feedback and review. Many Thanks The Galbraith's Team

Reviewed June 28, 2018

We came here to get some beer, but they have some great food options, so we had lunch too. Check the board for their daily specials, they are probably worth it. They have a large indoor space, and a small patio out back. When we...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank ARose112
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Many thanks for dropping by andfor taking the time to review our Pub The Galbraith's Team.

Reviewed May 26, 2018 via mobile

Perfect ale accompanied by hearty fishnchips. Get your tab to make re-ordering easier. Bartender very kind to offer some drops to taste before going for a pint. Will come back to try some other beers...

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Al_Lex_10
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

We looked forward to your return....many thanks! The Galbraith's Team

Reviewed May 22, 2018

When Galbraiths opened and the Lion/DB monopoly started to crumble, I finally had a place to get a decent pint. More than decent, as they've taken out the Burton Beer Festival a few times with what you can get from behind the bar. Its not...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank MikeD5862
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

23yrs and still going strong, it's satisfying that though trends come and go (and we've seen a few) that the vision Keith had all those years ago are still received in the vain it was intended, to bring a pub that offers great beer, more...More

Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

Was here and wife had capsicum soup and I had line caught fish. Both delicious. A pilsner topped it off. Very Nice but busy on a, thursday.

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank TambonzRobertson
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Thanks so much for the feedback, precise and to the point...Thursday's are a cracker for sure. Regards The Galbraith's Team

Reviewed May 6, 2018

Brilliant Beer with fantastic food to match but bring back the pasties Galbraiths has for many years been my favourite Auckland pub with both fabulous beers brewed on site and great guest beers. Their food is always good, my last meals have included simple fish...More

Date of visit: May 2018
Thank Bill D
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded May 29, 2018

Bill!....No ownership change here our friend...Keith is still very much the driving force and owner of the pub that bears his name...and thanks so much for the positive review, it's great to see we are still delivering the goods.Yes the pasties were fantastic weren't they!!....a...More

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