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Speight's Alehouse

₹₹ - ₹₹₹, European, British
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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Bar, European, British, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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200 Rattray Street, Dunedin 9016, New Zealand
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Reviewed yesterday

I went to the Alehouse to try their beer and was not disappointed. The beer was great, and the staff were helpful and friendly, and gladly talked about the different types the brewed, and some of the stories behind it. A really enjoyable experience.

Thank ChadEmerson
Reviewed 5 days ago

Situated next to the Speights Brewery, it’s exciting to ponder you are entering the mother of all Speights Ale Houses throughout the country. This is where the beer is actually brewed – how impressive and authentic. This is the birth place of what has become...More

Thank Max_O6363
Reviewed 6 days ago

The food was meh; my wife’s meat was chewy, mine was just insipid. Our waitress was very concerned when we reported our lack of satisfaction, which won back some good will, but that evaporated when we saw the duty manager, who seemed cold and didn’t...More

Thank Johngrimesh
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to the Ale House on a recent visit to Dunedin. Note that bookings are required if you want to sit down for a meal. Most of us had the lamb shanks, be warned, we had two each and they were HUGE. Meal was...More

Thank 25lord
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Excellent friendly and inviting welcome as usual...love this place!! I visit every year and never disappointed with the southern hospitality. Love the upgrade in the Speights Souvenir Shop too!! Good onya mates!!

Thank SpaceCadets03
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Beautiful food, more than ample serving sizes. Shame about the attitude of the very young staff crew. Starter dishes not cleared before main meals bought our. Main meals bought our while people still eating starters! Staff visible in the kitchen eating whilst we sat for...More

Thank Heidi A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pleasant pub atmosphere makes for a cosy and comfortable dining experience. We particularly enjoyed sitting in a booth near the fire :)

Thank 311sharynw
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Expected lamb to be served medium rare as stated but wasn't.. more like well done and chewy.. nice service though.. cute uniforms lol

Thank 356carlyl
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been there several times. The food is always good and the portions are very generous . The atmosphere is good if you like a bit of history . The prices are very comparable .

Thank Glenleigh01
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Speights Alehouse has good wholesome food a a very reasonable price. Not too long a wait before you are served with a delicious meal. A good ariey on the menu and sevice is excellent

Thank Muso2010
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
11:45 AM - 2:00 PM
5:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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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