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Speight's Alehouse

) #6 of 271 Restaurants in Dunedin $$ - $$$ , European,
200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
+64 3-471 9050
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“ribs” (35 reviews)
“steak” (46 reviews)
Open Now
17:00 - 21:00All hours
Bar, European, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Standard european foods, cooked nicely and good staff. Good selection of drinks, felt well looked after.

Thank Tony K
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Nice atmosphere, great selection of beers. Really cool private fireplace nook to catch up with friends in.

Thank 975carll
Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

First time we jave had venison steak and WOW. The chef know's his stuff!! Food was great and observing other plates, they all looked fantastic. I'm not a great speights fab, but the food was definately worth the visit, coupled with a speights lager! Try...More

Thank Marchanvo
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

An excellent and very informative tour that covered aspects of brewing beer and also the history of the region and town. It was a very friendly and fun tour with sampling at the end of the tour.

Thank Mark F
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Great service, consistent quality of food, great night with the kids -- big kids. This restaurant/bar has a great atmosphere and all of us enjoyed our meals.

Thank Jacquie-and-Ski
Reviewed 14 May 2017

Went for dinner on a Saturday night, son had the beef schnitzel, I had the chicken parcel and husband had the black cherry chicken. All 3 meals were so huge, I couldn't eat all of mine. Maybe cos we started off with a cobb loaf...More

Thank BarrellRider
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

The building is amazing however food is average. When I last came here we were with a large group and I got the fish of the day. The potatoes were verging on not cooked. Becomes very noisy and loud in here. Not my favourite place...More

Thank southerncityslicker
Reviewed 11 May 2017

A must to visit the choice of beers is fantastic. We had a mixed platter and it was one of the best ever. The surroundings are very unique I loved the light shades won't tell you what they are you will have to make a...More

Thank Gung2014
Reviewed 7 May 2017

Staff were brilliant just like the food and atmosphere. I ordered "Shearer's Shanks" - the platter was so big and there was so much food on it I didn't think I would ever get through it all, but I did! Plus a glass of shandy!...More

Thank DianeC380
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on a busy Saturday night and didn't have a booking. We were however offered a seat in the bar area which has full menu service. This suited our table of 5 perfectly. The service was excellent and the meals large and delicious. The...More

Thank Alipa50
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Groups
Open Hours
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
11:45 - 14:00
17:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Otago Region  >  Dunedin
  • Phone Number: +64 3-471 9050
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