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Speight's Ale House

$$ - $$$
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
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130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
+64 3-768 0667
11:00 - 23:30
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 23:30
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Karlsruhe, Germany
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34 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Although quite a few tables were empty we still had to wait 20 minutes just to have the table prepared. It then took time to get attention to place our order and then they brought the wrong meal for my wife. However, both the food and beer were tasty.

Thank NaimDiver
2 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Couldn't find much open in downtown Greymouth for dinner until we turned the corner and saw the Ale House. Awesome architecture inside. Great menu and great dessert.

Thank Susan M
Ashburton, New Zealand
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7 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Recommend the buffalo wings. Excellent way to start the meal. Had the fillet steak for the main which was cooked perfectly, just let down by the dry mashed potato. The dessert was choc o lot and very rich and tasty! Service was fantastic and very fast. Had a waitress that has been there for years and is always bubbly and... More 

Thank sbdrep
1 review
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Don't take the pasta with chorizo... fatty and bad taste. go to an italian for this food (: ... the building is Nice, cosy and full with clients on à Monday so it must have some things to offer

Thank Marco B
Melbourne, Australia
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39 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This restaurant serves great food including steaks. The service was good and the ambience of the setting was very warm. There was also good ale to accompany the great food.

Thank nibacchus
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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425 reviews
110 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We ate lunch here. Menu would be similar to ' wetherspoons' in UK, a variety of snacks and meals - l chose soup which was whole and hearty and nice and hot . Friends shared a platter of chicken wings - good value Service was good and everything was put on a tab to pay when finished.

Thank Brandylady
Level Contributor
28 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful Ale House to go to Lots of Character, wonderful ambiance. The beer on tap is excellent.

Thank Ramkumarr S
Melbourne, Australia
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98 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are an older couple who like good food but want to have control over how much we eat. We were referred to several restaurants in Greymouth and after trying one other where we were met with disinterest we entered Speight's where we were greeted by cheerful and helpful staff and made to feel very welcome. Our request to share... More 

Thank morswazza
Christchurch, New Zealand
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45 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 November 2016

Had two evening meals here over a long weekend watching street racing. Each meal was well presented and tasted fantastic, lamb shanks are splendid. The staff are really friendly and the service is excellent.

Thank carolk50
Canterbury Region, New Zealand
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26 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 October 2016

Stopped in for lunch at the end of the Wilderness Trail. Had the seafood chowder which was delicious. I loved the decor and would have loved to stay to enjoy a beer but maybe next time.

Thank Tony M

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$10 - US$29
Gastropub, Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Wine and Beer, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Bar Scene, Kids, Child-friendly, Groups, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
11:00 - 23:30
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 130 Mawhera Quay, Greymouth 7805, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  West Coast Region  >  Greymouth
  • Phone Number: +64 3-768 0667
Pouring great ales and serving good wholesome food everyday from 11.00am.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?