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Speights Ale House

) #3 of 61 Restaurants in Timaru ₹₹ - ₹₹₹ , , Vegetarian Friendly
2 George Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
+64 3-686 6030
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Overview
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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Bar, New Zealand, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
PRICE
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
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LOCATION
2 George Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 281 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Travelling from Tauranga for business we stopped by Speights Ale House for dinner. Food was beautiful. Had the fish taco for starter (this was really yummy), then the fish for main and Tarte Tan for the dessert . Food and service was excellent. Also great...More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great place to enjoy good food and good drinks. Nice atmosphere inside and great facilities outside.

Thank Keilisi F
Reviewed 19 June 2017

have been here a few times and the place is like an old comfy shoe except there are awesome staff and beersys to be had . Lovely old building that has been restored to a high standard

Thank kyoshikiwi
Reviewed 7 June 2017 via mobile

Went in for lunch with our two daughters on Queens bday, it was very busy and ended up having to sit in bar. Not ideal with a 7 & 8 year old but we understood. Staff were friendly a bit flustered due to amount of...More

Thank Melanie M
Reviewed 6 June 2017 via mobile

would be nice if all meals bought out around same time rather than last one 10 minutes later, also asked for certain stuff on plates, stuff we didn't want turned up on it, thank goodness other 4 meals were OK, had to wait over 1...More

Thank WilsonFamilyNz
Reviewed 1 June 2017 via mobile

Great staff here, always friendly. The food is always good and the beer on tap is great too. Nice outdoor sitting area.

Thank Gavin10000
Reviewed 29 May 2017

I took a group of family and friends there for dinner,The meals were superb.The service excellent,Their wine choices superb,

Thank lynkes
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

Looking for a great meal with atmosphere and charm you will find it here. Meal was great, service very good and atmosphere pleasing.

Thank Wayne H
Reviewed 25 May 2017 via mobile

We had the fish and chips and a fillet steak. Dessert of a pear tart. All good. Two beers, one cocktail = $110. Not super cheap but we left satisfied.

Thank JustineKaitaia
Reviewed 30 April 2017

A last minute decision to eat out led us to the ale house for a meal with friends on a foggy Sunday night in Timaru. From the minute we walked in and were greeted by the friendly bar staff we new we had made a...More

Thank Vicki S
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Average prices
US$ 10 - US$ 26
Cuisine
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Takeout, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Buffet, Private Dining, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa
Good for
Local cuisine, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Bar Scene, Business meetings, Kids, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 2 George Street, Timaru 7910, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Canterbury Region  >  Timaru
  • Phone Number: +64 3-686 6030
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Description
Enjoy the award winning Speight's Ale House in Timaru. We have an the immense outdoor courtyard, great southern food and hospitality. Try some of local cuisine, from small/shared plates to larger meals. Private dining rooms available. Come and experience the best in Timaru!
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