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The Speight's Ale House

££ - £££, ,
285 Tinakori Road | The Shepherds Arms Hotel, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
+64 4-472 1320
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  • Excellent52%
  • Very good32%
  • Average14%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“steak” (9 reviews)
“pork belly” (3 reviews)
“mussels” (3 reviews)
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Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
££ - £££
285 Tinakori Road | The Shepherds Arms Hotel, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
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1 - 10 of 66 reviews

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very impressed by food here... home made pie hubby had was great, kids fish and chips yummy and one of the best vegetarian meals I've had in a long time. Definitely recommended eating. Drinks were good too.

Thank Rina067
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I really enjoy the food here. This is a very busy place to eat, have been in for lunch. Comfortable and the atmosphere is good and the food is priced pretty good.

Thank SamoanDuchess
Reviewed 3 September 2017

I tried to book several places (last minute) with no success and then stumbled upon this place...my husband has been here on several occasions but usually for pre or post rugby drinks. We went as a family for Father's Day and it was great! Menu...More

Reviewed 23 August 2017

This bar and restaurant is well worth a visit. We stayed on the hotel this trip and ate on site. Great menu, with bar snacks, kids menu and a good variety of grill and platters. An excellent selection of desserts and a very good wine...More

Thank mumble67
Reviewed 6 March 2017

We were staying in the area and needed a place to eat. This ale house was recommended by our Airbnb host. We didn't have a reservation and were worried we couldn't get in because it was Valentine's Day. No worries, mate. Although they were very...More

Thank minic00per
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Nice family outing and meal at the Speight's Ale House, something for everyone 0n the the menu and a good selection of beers. What more can you ask for.

Thank Robsoe
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Tender flavourful steaks, lip-smacking ribs, succulent lamb shanks, Asian-inspired mussels and so much more. And the children had plenty of choice of their liking too. Delicious food, good pricing and friendly competent service. What's not to like?

Thank KathleenMary499
Reviewed 26 October 2016 via mobile

Have been here for three different dinners! Meals are the perfect size to fill you up. Steak was cooked perfect each time and the pork belly is divine! Service is top notch and the staff are warm, friendly and welcoming! Keep up the good work!

Thank Karl B
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Came to Wellington for the weekend to get away. This place was walking distance from our Air BnB place. There fish and chips were amazing. Lightly salted batter, hot crisp chips, and cold beer/cider. I would definitely come back on my next visit to Welly!...More

Thank newnztraveller
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

Gave this place another go as had lunch here 4months or so ago. It was awesome this time. Good was great and service outstanding. Garlic bread is a must!!!

Thank G-DoggyRulz
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
Bar, Pub, New Zealand, Gluten Free Options
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Serves Alcohol, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Kids, Groups, Bar Scene, Child-friendly
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 285 Tinakori Road | The Shepherds Arms Hotel, Wellington 6011, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  North Island  >  Greater Wellington  >  Wellington
  • Phone Number: +64 4-472 1320
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