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Speights Ale House

38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 5333
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  • Excellent47%
  • Very good39%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“roast pork” (6 reviews)
“surf and turf” (5 reviews)
Open Now
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m. Hours
Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, International, Gluten Free Options, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Good welcome with Front of House staff; menu adequate, disappointingly 'waiting' staff over-powering, hovered continuously, food OK. Ambience reasonable.

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank Anne M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Popped in for a drink and to check out the band... asked the young woman serving for a pint of beer, she proceeded to pop the top of a stubby and put on bar. When I told her I asked for a pint she grabbed...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank travelgoals1111
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Friendly staff,great range of beers and an extensive menu. All meals were enjoyed, the Munro lamb was delicious. An easy walk from our accommodation at the Ibis Styles. Would recommend booking a table, we were there early enough to get one without a booking.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank gallifreyfalls
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have just had dinner at Speights Ale House Invercargill. The food was fantastic and Ben's service amazing. Totally recommend this for families as a great option when eating out.

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Jan L
Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

Just had a terrific lunch at Speights Ale House. What an awesome place to eat. Great menu at reasonable prices, faultless service from Ben, Every order perfect for 11 people with names correct and not a note taken. Wow. Every meal was delicious. We will...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank 790suel
Reviewed October 27, 2018

Went here twice in the week as it was just down the road from the hotel. Drinks and bar snacks were first, and they were awesome. The Wedges were nicely cooked, as was the platter with fish bites, samosas, spring rolls and fries. The second...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank TAGman810
Reviewed October 24, 2018

"Generous to a Fault" is the Speights motto. It refers not only to the large portions of tasty offerings but to the welcoming attitude you'll find at their ale houses all over NZ. This one, at the bottom of the South Island, proved a great...More

Date of visit: October 2018
1  Thank CarolDM1900
Reviewed September 28, 2018 via mobile

This place did not only serve amazing food but the friendly guy behind the bar was truly awesome, he was so friendly and made us feel welcome and interested in our trip. This guy rocks!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank EmmaS6856
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Perfect setting inside warm & cosy. Young staff a delight. Roast pork with crackle just the best. House wine crape but plenty choose from. Very happy with full tummies couldn’t fit dessert !!

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank Jan M
Reviewed August 27, 2018

I joined a large group of friends at the end of their lunch for coffee. I gave my order for a coffee and waited. The wait person was rushed off his feet with all the orders . I waited patiently. When others were having coffee...More

Date of visit: March 2018
Thank bwilliams373
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Business meetings, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 a.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 5333
  • E-mail
The Southern most Speight's Ale House in New Zealand. Offering only the freshest local produce along with the best tap beer selection in Invercargill.Come and experience Southlands friendly hospitality with food and wine to match everyones tastes.
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