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Speights Ale House

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38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
+64 3-214 5333
11:00 - 03:00
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Sun - Sat 11:00 - 03:00
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

At the aleshouse for a few drinks with friends before jumping on a plane home to auckland. Great atmosphere and service. We booked a taxi to the airport which didn't turn up - one of the staff saw us looking a little worried - and gave us a lift to the airport at no charge - where can you get... More 

Thank Derek W
Cambridge, New Zealand
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155 reviews
104 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Arrived and there was a pleasant atmosphere. Myrtle and I sat upstairs and had a good waiter. Food nice. On our way out I asked a young waitress about the sleights 3 stars and where they came from and I was told very plainly to ask downstairs. Most dismissive and unhelpful. I was very interested and said to Myrtle it... More 

Thank Viv W
Wangaratta, Australia
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46 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place for a meal with family or friends. Also child friendly with typical pub meals at good prices. Great selection on the menu with all meals delivered to our table being quite large serves. All Speights products are on tap. We really enjoy the 5 Malt Dark Ale, so if you enjoy dark beers or stout give it a... More 

Thank Dazza224
Dubbo, Australia
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41 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2017

After trying the Speights Alehouse in another location we were delighted to see another on arriving in Invercargill. We were not disappointed by the staff or the food at this restaurant either. Absolutely delightful food!

Thank sylviajdunn
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57 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The receptionist at the Quest said this was the best place to eat with very friendly staff. She as not wrong. Cheeky and friendly staff from entering. I had pork belly and husband had lamb. Both outstanding dishes.

Thank Kiwijetter
Brisbane, Australia
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337 reviews
105 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2017

A cosy pub on a freezing day, open fire making the definite chill of the day disappear. A very friendly barman and a welcoming decor. Locals seemed to love it, from all walks of life....

Thank ibaas2016
Huntingdon, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2017

Called in here as my son who lives local had told us about it. Eldest son impressed and enjoyed it. Myself thought the music was a little too loud and was a little to dark inside for my liking. Staff very friendly though and not a bad visit.

Thank wendyjc2503
Christchurch, New Zealand
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61 reviews
29 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 February 2017

Speights know how to keep a standard going. Late afternoon, battered Blue Cod chips and salad for two all washed down with their excellent IPA. OK, not fine dining but just good food. As usual the surrounding TV screens are distracting, almost demanding you to watch and the music was a bit intrusive.......all very Speights and pretty good.

Thank leondegraff
Woodland, California
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19 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 February 2017 via mobile

A first class brewery and tour. Loads of history and beautifully maintained equipment. Ends with a leisurely taste of all the beers on tap.

Thank BlickerGuiding
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54 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Have been going here for years now now when in Invercargill,and as anyone knows who reads my posts if all good I don't change, as the saying goes if not broken don't fix. but tonight the steak was just a little over done, mentioned it Manager agreed and well we were looked after, so a big shout out to the... More 

Thank comm-traveler

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$6 - US$27
Bar, Pub, Soups, New Zealand, International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations
Good for
Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Local cuisine
Open Hours
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
11:00 - 03:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 38 Dee Street, Invercargill 9810, New Zealand
  • Location: South Pacific  >  New Zealand  >  South Island  >  Southland Region  >  Invercargill
  • Phone Number: +64 3-214 5333
The Southern most Speight's Ale House in New Zealand. Offering only the freshest local produce along with the best tap beer selection in Invercargill.Come and experience Southlands friendly hospitality with food and wine to match everyones tastes.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?