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Speight's Ale House

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99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
+64 3-547 7336
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Overview
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average7%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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CUISINES
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 424 reviews

Reviewed 3 days ago

I have eaten there many times, as I'm a local but recently discovered the Lamb Salad. Loved it. I mentioned it to a work mate who was going there so they ordered it and they loved it to. This was worth sharing. Big thumbs up!...More

Thank Sue C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went to SPEIGHTS Ale House for dinner without reservation. Phill got us a table outside, lit the fire, looked after us really well. I couldn’t ask for better service and our meals where really nice. When back in NELSON again would love to come back....More

Thank lesforward62
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi There, Wow, what a review! Phil is such a pleasure to work with too and great team member! Phil was over the moon to hear about this review. Thank you. We hope to see you again when you are next in Nelson. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited on good Friday after stumbling across it after visiting the Wow museum. Great platter with plenty of cheese, meat, and a lovely smoked fish. Upon mentioning that we would need a taxi to the airport afterwards it was swiftly organized for the friendly owner...More

Thank Shelley M
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi Shelly, Thank you so much for the 5 star review. It was a pleasure to have you join us on Good Friday. Laura, the owner was chuffed to receive this review. We all hope you had a safe trip home and hope to see...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always a good time at the speights ale house. Suggest trying the speights. Good food and good service.

Thank Flick313
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi there, Thank you for the 5 stars! We are glad you enjoy what we have to offer at the Ale house. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My partner and I were up in Nelson for the weekend and decided to go Speights for dinner. As we had already had a few drinks we decided to call the courtesy van which came in no time. An awesome Scottish guy called Elliot was...More

Thank Michael M
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Michael, Thank you for taking the time to write this great review! We are glad you decided to join us for the evening and Struan Elliot was able to provide an amazing service, he really is a gem and a valued part of our...More

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

Great place for my new local! Back from a long time overseas and was greeted by phil with a smile and a handshake, like a long lost mate! Great beer selection and will be back to to try the food!

1  Thank Bobby K
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Bobby. Wow, What a review! Phil was over the moon to read this! He really is a great guy and a valued member of our team. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

From the complimentary shuttle too and from Speights alehouse, we were impressed. The meals were substantial and very tasty. The crispy chicken salad was divine. Service from all the staff exceptional.

Thank JeremyNZ71
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Jeremy, Thank you for taking the time to write this review. I am glad you were able to use the courtesy coach and you enjoyed the Chicken Salad, It is definitely a fav down here. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 8 March 2018

The folks at Speights are super helpful and very friendly. It's an awesome place for any type of gathering!

1  Thank Brad W
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Hi Brad, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this amazing review. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 3 March 2018 via mobile

Had a very nice meal Great service from Grace, naturally warm and helpful. Phil also very helpful and nothing to much trouble Thanks guys

Thank 174Greg
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Greg, Thank you so much for writing this amazing review. Grace and Phil are going to be over the moon to read this review. We adore them too. We hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

Reviewed 27 February 2018 via mobile

Ended up here on a rainy night.Relaxed atmosphere,good food,friendly staff.It looked like a lot of locals frequent the place.

Thank wendy b
alehousenelson, Manager at Speight's Ale House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 March 2018

Hi Wendy, Thank you so much for taking the time to write this great review, We are glad you enjoyed your time with us, Sorry about the weather. We all hope to see you again soon. Cheers, Maxine

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woodstews
7 January 2016|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the message. I can assure you they are hygienic and of a very high standard which meets all Food Safety requirements. Hope you enjoyed you meal with us. Kind regards, Gareth Caldwell Owner / Operator
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woodstews
7 January 2016|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi there, Thanks for the message. I can assure you they are hygienic and of a very high standard which meets all Food Safety requirements. Hope you enjoyed you meal with us. Kind regards, Gareth Caldwell Owner... More
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Roger1066
26 December 2015|
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Response from alehousenelson | Property representative |
Hi Roger, Our pints are start from $7.90 for our mainstream beer, with Craft beer and cider $8.20. Cheers Gareth
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 4 - US$ 24
Cuisine
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gastropub, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
Meals
Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, 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, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Kids, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine
Open Hours
Sunday
10:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Monday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Tuesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Wednesday
11:00 AM - 12:00 AM
Thursday
8:30 AM - 12:00 AM
Friday
11:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 3:00 AM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 99 Quarantine Road, Annesbrook | Next to Wow Museum, Nelson 7011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Nelson-Tasman Region  >  Nelson
  • Phone Number: +64 3-547 7336
  • E-mail
Description
Situated on Quarantine Rd opposite Mitre 10 Mega and the WOW Museum we are proud to be the 17th Speight's Ale House across the country and the very first of the new look Ale House! Whether its good hearty portions of southern style food or Speight's exclusive range of award winning tap beer and extensive wine list this is the place to cater for all. With space for over 250 patrons in one of our many areas of the Restaurant , Bar or sun drenched Garden Bar there is always a spot for everyone. The Speight's Ale House brings strong traditions of legendary southern hospitality and you'll find the owner operator Gareth Caldwell and his great crew of staff live and breath by these age old values. With always plenty of entertainment , live sport and weekly specials keep your eye on our "What's on at The Ale House" to be sure not to miss out! Our popular upstairs area allows us to offer a private function area in which we are capable of catering for groups up to 75 people so whether it's a Birthday Party, Social Club gathering, or just a good old get together we can cater to your every need. Come on down and see what we are all about and start experiencing the Ale House way of Southern Hospitality! "Good on ya mate"
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