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Galbraith's Alehouse

2 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
+64 9-379 3557
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Overview
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good44%
  • Average9%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible3%
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CUISINES
Bar, British, Pub, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$ - $$$
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LOCATION
2 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 183 reviews

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Alison R
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...

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

Thank Mike D
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.

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

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

Reviewed April 1, 2018

I popped into Galbraith's ahead of a music event nearby and enjoyed a beer upstairs on a very pleasant autumn Auckland evening. The classic pub setting with lots of wood panelling, polished brass etc is different to many other more modern fitouts and that's its...More

Thank Gavatron07
Bar M, Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded April 6, 2018

Thanks for calling in, we appreciate the informative feedback, hope you enjoyed the show that night! Regards The Galbraith's Team.

Reviewed March 28, 2018

Popped in for a quick dinner - husband had Fish and Chips which were good - I had a cheese burger - which being very kind i could rate as very average, the bun was burnt and patty dry. I ordered a Brandy and Dry...More

Thank Lynda C
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Looks as though we've lost you and that's really a shame & now you have turned online to lay that complaint.The drink should have been followed up promptly, and our "how's your meal guy" as you put it... could as well have followed it up.If...More

Reviewed March 14, 2018 via mobile

Really great food and drinks. I loved the steak it was cooked exactly how I like it. Prices are totally fine. They offer a good selection of beers.

Thank Jonas A
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Thank you so much!, it's always pleasing to hear we have hit the mark and left customers satisfied as yourself. Hope to see you again soon The Galbraith's Team

Reviewed March 12, 2018

This was my 4th trip to NZ and probably 20th for my hubby. We always go to Galbraith's as my hubby did when he lived in Auckland. The beer selection is spot on the food for a pub is top notch and a better value...More

Thank Sailgirl22
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 31, 2018

Many thanks for the encouragement and it's satisfying to know we are a permanent stop on your visits to NZ, thank you for that, we definitely have no plans to stop with lots more exciting beer recipes, brewery and a change of menu on the...More

Reviewed February 17, 2018

The Munich Lager and the IPA were both great. The service was good, and staff was friendly and engaging. A nice place for lunch and brews. A local hang out.

Thank heindels
Bar M, General Manager at Galbraith's Alehouse, responded to this reviewResponded March 6, 2018

Excellent, thanks for taking the time to review your visit with us, all feedback is much appreciated. We now have a Nth Pacific IPA on cask if you are keen! See you soon The Galbraith's Team.

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations, Television
Good for
Local cuisine, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Monday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday
12:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Wednesday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Thursday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Saturday
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 Mount Eden Road, Auckland Central, Auckland 1023, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Auckland  >  Auckland Central
  • Phone Number: +64 9-379 3557
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Description
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.
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